Data sheet

Communications - AC 800M Communication interfaces

ABB Ability™ System 800xA® hardware selector

The AC 800M controller family includes a selection of communications modules that make it possible to access a wide range of field devices and third-party systems. The interfaces include:

• Ethernet-based interfaces/protocols
• Serial communications
• Interfaces to ABB equipment
• Communication interfaces to heritage systems

 

The AC 800M family does also include IEC 61508-SIL3 certified controllers PM857, PM863 and PM867, (with SM812) which supports controller configurations for:
• Safety application
• Combined Process Automation and Safety application

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Below is an outline of the range of different AC 800M communication interfaces available.

Specific feature ¹ CI853 CI854B CI855 CI856
General info
Article number 3BSE018103R1 (CI853K01) 3BSE069449R1 (CI854BK01) 3BSE018106R1 3BSE026055R1
Communication protocol COMLI and MODBUS RTU PROFIBUS DP-V1 ABB's MasterBus 300 ABB's S100 I/O
Master or slave Master/Slave Master
Number of channels 2
Transmission speed 75 - 19 200 b/s 9.6 - 12 000 kbit/s 10 Mbit/s, 200 Datasets/s -
Line redundancy No Yes No
Module redundancy No Yes No
Hot Swap Yes
Used together with HI Controller Yes
Dimensions
Width 59 mm (2.3 in.)
Height 185 mm (7.3 in.)
Depth 127.5 mm (5.0 in.)
Weight (including base) 700 g (1.5 lbs)
Environment and certification
RoHS compliance DIRECTIVE/2011/65/EU (EN 50581:2012)
WEEE compliance DIRECTIVE/2012/19/EU
¹ For detailed information on each module, please visit: 800xahardwareselector.automation.abb.com
Specific feature ¹ CI857 CI858 CI860 CI862 Classic
General info
Article number 3BSE018144R1 3BSE018135R1 3BSE032444R1 3BUA000037R1
Communication protocol ABB's INSUM ABB's DriveBus FOUNDATION Fieldbus HSE ABB's TRIO/Genius I/O
Master or slave Master Master/Slave Master
Transmission speed 10 Mbit/s 8 Mbit/s 10/100 Mbit/s -
Line redundancy No
Module redundancy No Yes
Hot Swap Yes
Used together with HI Controller Yes No
Life cycle status Classic
Dimensions
Width 59 mm (2.3 in.)
Height 185 mm (7.3 in.)
Depth 127.5 mm (5.0 in.)
Weight (including base) 700 g (1.5 lbs)
Environment and certification
RoHS compliance DIRECTIVE/2011/65/EU (EN 50581:2012) -
WEEE compliance DIRECTIVE/2012/19/EU
¹ For detailed information on each module, please visit: 800xahardwareselector.automation.abb.com
Specific feature ¹ CI865 CI867A CI868A CI869
General info
Article number 3BSE040795R1 3BSE092689R1 3BSE092691R1 3BSE049110R1
Communication protocol ABB's Satt I/O MODBUS TCP IEC 61850 ABB's Advant Fieldbus 100
Master or slave Master Master/Slave Slave
Number of channels 1 channel
Transmission speed - 10/100 Mbit/s (Ch1) 10/100 Mbit/s 1.5 Mbit/s
Line redundancy No Yes
Module redundancy No Yes No Yes
Hot Swap Yes
Used together with HI Controller No Yes
Client or server MMS (Client), Goose (Publisher & Subscriber)
Network redundancy No
Dimensions
Width 59 mm (2.3 in.)
Height 185 mm (7.3 in.)
Depth 127.5 mm (5.0 in.)
Weight (including base) 700 g (1.5 lbs)
Environment and certification
RoHS compliance DIRECTIVE/2011/65/EU (EN 50581:2012) -
WEEE compliance DIRECTIVE/2012/19/EU
¹ For detailed information on each module, please visit: 800xahardwareselector.automation.abb.com
Specific feature ¹ CI871A CI873A CI874
General info
Article number 3BSE092693R1 3BSE092695R1 3BSE090784R1
Communication protocol PROFINET IO EtherNet IP / DeviceNet OPC UA Client
Master or slave Master
Transmission speed 10/100 Mbit/s
Line redundancy No
Module redundancy Yes
Hot Swap Yes
Used together with HI Controller Yes No
Client or server Client
Dimensions
Width 59 mm (2.3 in.)
Height 185 mm (7.3 in.)
Depth 127.5 mm (5.0 in.)
Weight (including base) 700 g (1.5 lbs)
Environment and certification
RoHS compliance DIRECTIVE/2011/65/EU (EN 50581:2012)
WEEE compliance DIRECTIVE/2012/19/EU
¹ For detailed information on each module, please visit: 800xahardwareselector.automation.abb.com

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