Small Controllers PNOZmulti 2 – New Input Module

February 29, 2024

Small Controllers PNOZmulti 2 – New Input Module

To monitor pushbuttons and other digital sensors, you can use the input module PNOZ m ES 16DI for standard applications. Configurable in the software tool PNOZmulti Configurator from Version 11.3, 16 digital inputs are available for the connection of pushbuttons and other digital sensors. A maximum of 6 modules can be connected to the base unit PNOZ m B1, making a total of 96 digital inputs. Standard outputs can be monitored using the output module PNOZ m ES 14DO.

That saves costs when automating your machine. You can reduce downtimes by using the integrated diagnostic solution PVIS. If a fault occurs, features such as plain text messages with precise information on the location, clearly defined responsibilities and integrated first fault display ensure that production is restarted quickly.

Safe motion monitoring with PNOZ m EF 1MM2DO

The safe motion monitoring modules for the configurable small controllers PNOZmulti 2 ensure your drives are monitored safely. The module PNOZ m EF 1MM2DO has two safe semiconductor outputs and a cascading input and output. The expansion module monitors one axis in conjunction with a base unit PNOZ m B0 or PNOZ m B1.

You can configure the safe motion monitoring module in the software tool PNOZmulti Configurator from Version 10.13. You create one independent module program (mIQ) for each module for direct control of the safe digital outputs.

  • Fast reaction time to motion events, which are shut down by the outputs in under 12 ms.
  • If set limit values are exceeded this is reported and, in the event of a fault and if detection zones/protected areas are violated, PNOZmulti 2 triggers a safe, reliable reaction.
  • If the whole system switches to a STOP state, a delayed shutdown can be configured.
  • The shutdown can be linked to other modules via the integrated cascading input and output. If a module switches off, modules linked via the cascading are also switched off.
  • All common incremental encoders can be connected using drive-specific connection cable via the industry-compatible Mini I/O interface, which is characterised by particularly high stability.

Your benefits when using the expansion modules PNOZmulti 2

  • Short time to market because inputs and outputs are freely configurable with the software tool PNOZmulti Configurator
  • Simple and economical modular expansion – finely scalable based on the application and the required number of inputs and outputs
  • Faster reaction times and short cycle times due to the independent module program (mIQ), available with decentralised processing directly within the module for selected expansion modules
  • Large applications possible thanks to linked base units
  • Decentralised expansion in the field with safe sensor technology
Small Controllers PNOZmulti 2 – New Input Module
PNOZmulti 2 Base units

A base unit is the foundation of each application. The bast units can be expanded using link modules for decentralization and safe intercommunication. It is now easy to implement safety functions even on more complex plants and machinery.

PNOZmulti 2 Communication modules

Communication modules and fields modules are available for all common communication networks. They are used for diagnostic and status information for the higher level controller.

Software tool PNOZmulti Configurator 

To configure the hardware and user program of the small controllers PNOZmulti. All elements are available as icons or in selection menus on the graphics-based user interface.

Pilz’s product range: PNOZmulti 2 expansion modules

 PNOZmulti 2 – Safe I/O modules

Various modules are available, such as input modules, relay and semiconductor output modules, motion monitoring modules and link modules.

PNOZmulti 2 – Standard I/O modules

Input and output modules for non-safety-related standard applications.


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PNOZmulti 2 small controller – Expansion modules

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