Skip to main content

Hitachi

Information & Control Platforms

To build a user-friendly system, to support an international standard LAN

  • Compatible with an open network.
*
The expanded memory and network module can only be mounted on the CPU.
*
Left-justify the expanded memory and network module at mounting.
*
Do not mount input and output modules between the expanded memory and network module on the hand, and the CPU module on the other.

Ethernet (ET.NET : LQE020/LQE520)

  • A high-speed interface is also possible with programming tools.
  • The system incorporates Ethernet driver, TCP/IP, socket library, and other system programs. For user to set parameters, simply set the IP address and subnet mask.
Product name ET.NET
Type LQE020/LQE520
Physical interface *1 IEEE802.3 10BASE5 or 10BASE-T
Transmission system Series transmission (bit serial transfer)
Encoding system Manchester encoding system
Protocol TCP/IP, UDP/IP
Transmission speed 10 Mbps
Number of networks 1 network/module
Number of nodes 1,024 units/network
Maximum length between nodes 10BASE5:500 m (with a repeater : 2.5 km),
10BASE-T:200 m
Maximum cable length 10BASE5:500 m (coaxial cable),
10BASE5:50 m *2 (transceiver cable),
10BASE-T:100 m (twisted pair cable)
Connector, Terminal block 10BASE5:AUI connector,
10BASE-T:RJ-45 connector,
For 12 VDC power supply : M3 terminal block
Number of sockets used simultaneously TCP : 10 pcs, UDP : 8 pcs
Number of modules mounted 2 modules/CPU unit
Weight 240 g
*1
Using the system on 10BASE5 requires an external power supply of 12 VDC.
(Using a multiple transceiver with an internal power supply requires no external power supply.)
Moreover, it is impossible to use 10BASE-5 and 10BASE-T at the same time.
*2
For an FA environment, 15 m or less is recommended.

Optical double CP link (OD.RING : LQE010/LQE510, LQE015/LQE515)

  • An optical cable and a dual ring system offer high resistance to noise and highly reliable communication even over a long distance.
  • Linkage is also possible with the S10/2α series (only for LQE010 and LQE510).
Product name OD.RING (4 km) OD.RING (1 km)
Type LQE010/LQE510 LQE015/LQE515
Physical interface Optical dual ring system
Transmission system HDLC
Encoding system NRZI
Transmission speed 2 Mbps
Transfer cycle Approx. 13 to 250 ms
Number of networks 2 networks/module
Number of stations 64 units/networks
Maximum ring length 60 km
Maximum number of links Bit/words 4,096 points/network
For words only 4,096 words/network
Maximum number of points Bit/words 2,048 points/module (1 area)
For words only 1,024 words/module (1 area)
Transfer area G, X, Y, J, Q, M, R, EW, FW, and Expanded memory
Maximum length between stations 4 km 1 km
Applicable cable Quartz glass fiber H-PCF
Connector FC type (JIS F01) connector SMA type connector
Number of mounting modules 2 modules/CPU unit
Weight 300 g 300 g

OPCN-2 (FL.NET : LQE000/LQE500)

  • It is an open network oriented toward use in factory automation and for multi-vendor manufacturing equipment and controllers in the manufacturing process.
  • Memory can be transferred by using an image of the CPU link. No special ladder program for communications is necessary.
  • The system is connectable to FL-net-compatible equipment manufactured by other companies as well.
Product name FL.NET
Type LQE000/LQE500
Physical interface *1 IEEE802.3 10BASE5 or 10BASE-T
Transmission system Series transmission (bit serial transmission)
Encoding system Manchester encoding system
Protocol OPCN-2 (Ver.1.0)
Transmission speed 10 Mbps
Number of network 1 network/module
Maximum number of nodes 254 units/networks
Communication function Cyclic transmission (n:n, 8-k bits + 8-k words)
Message transmission (1:1, 1:n)
Cyclic transmission performance 32 ms (16 stations, 1-k bits + 1-k words)
Transfer area X, Y, G, R, J, Q, M, FW, DW, EW, and Expanded memory
Maximum distance between nodes 10BASE5:500 m (with a repeater : 2.5 km),
10BASE-T:200 m
Maximum cable length 10BASE5:500 m (coaxial cable),
10BASE5:50 m *2 (transceiver cable),
10BASE-T:100 m (twisted pair cable)
Connector, terminal block 10BASE5:AUI connector,
10BASE-T:RJ-45 connector,
For 12 VDC power supply : M3 terminal block
Number of mounting modules 2 modules/CPU unit
Weight 240 g
*1
Using the system on 10BASE5 requires an external power supply of 12 VDC.
(Using a multiple transceiver with an internal power supply requires no external power supply.)
Moreover, it is impossible to use 10BASE-5 and 10BASE-T at the same time.
*2
For an FA environment, 15 m or less is recommended.

CPU LINK (CPU LINK : LQE050/LQE550)

  • This electrical CPU link is compatible with the CPU link of the S10α series.
Product name CPU LINK
Type LQE050/LQE550
Transmission speed 500 kbps
Data transcription time Approx. 100 ms
Transfer area Area for all CPUs : G000 to GFFF (4,096 points)
Number of data outputs 1,024 points maximum/CPU
Number of links Up to 16 main units x up to 16 sub-units
(for a total of 256 units)
Transmission channel Twisted pair cable
Link line length Maximum length 1 km
Recommended
cable
Maximum length 1 km Manufactured by Hitachi Cable, CO-EV-SX-1P 0.75 mm²
Maximum length 600 m Manufactured by Hitachi Cable, CO-SPEV-SB-1P 0.5 mm²
Maximum length 300 m Manufactured by Hitachi Cable, CO-SPEV-SB-1P 0.3 mm²
Number of mounting modules 2 modules/CPU unit
Weight 240 g

RS-232C/422 (RS-232C : LQE160/LQE560, RS-422 : LQE165/LQE565)

  • Data can be transmitted and received from tasks in the ladder diagram or C language.
    (The use of C language requires expanded memory.)
Product name RS-232C RS-422
Type LQE160/LQE560 LQE165/LQE565
Physical interface Compliant with EIA RS-232C Compliant with EIA RS-422
Transmission system Half diplex/full duplex asynchronous system (switchover)
Protocol Non-procedure or H-7338 protocol
Transmission speed Non-procedure : 150, 300, 600, 1,200, 2,400, 4,800, 9,600, and 19,200 bps
H-7338 protocol : 19.2 kbps
Number of channels 2 channels/module
Maximum cable length 15 m 500 m
Recommended cable Shielded twisted pair cable
(Manufactured by Hitachi Cable, CO-VV-SB (MA) 13P x 28 AWG (7/0.127)) *1
Shielded twisted pair cable
(Manufactured by Hitachi Cable, CO-SPEV SB-5P 0.3mm²)
Connector D-SUB 9-pin (male)
Number of mounting modules 2 modules/CPU unit
Weight 240 g
*1
For the number of cores, select 5P or 8P according to the number of signals.

OPCN-1 (J.NET : LQE040/LQE540, J.STATION : LQS020)

  • You can control up to 8,192 points and also use the system with standard remote I/O.
    (However, you cannot use an address assigned to two locations.)
  • You can mount up to two modules on one CPU. Thus, you can use up to four networks.
  • If a particular slave station is compatible with OPCN-1, you can connect the system directly not only to the I/O unit but also to display, robot, NC, solenoid valve and other equipment, thereby saving wiring and costs.
Product name J.NET (master) J.STATION (slave)
Type LQE040/LQE540 LQS020
Physical interface Compliant with EIA RS-485
Transmission system Series transmission (bit serial transmission)
Encoding system NRZI
Transmission speed 0.125, 025, 0.5, 1.0 Mbps
Number of networks 2 channels/module
Number of stations 31 units/network
Transfer area X, Y, G, R, J, Q, M, FW, EW, and Expanded memory
Maximum cable length 0.125 Mbps : 1,000 m
0.25 Mbps : 800 m
0.5 Mbps : 480 m
1.0 Mbps : 240 m
Recommended cable Shielded twisted pair cable (KPEV-SB 2P 0.5mm²)
Terminal block connected M3 terminal block
Number of mounting modules 2 modules/CPU unit 1 modules/I/O unit
Weight 260 g 320 g
*
J.NET-INT (LQE045) is also available and comes equipped with an additional function to initiate registration tasks in response to specific digital input.

DeviceNET (D.NET : LQE170/LQE570, LQE175/LQE575, D.STATION : LQS070)



  • Up to 8,192 points can be controlled.
  • Peer-to-peer communication function is supported.
  • The system can be combined with standard remote I/O.
    (However, no address can be assigned to two locations.)
  • Any slave station compatible with DeviceNet can be directly connected to the I/O unit and I/O terminal, together with an inverter, servo controller display, proximity switch, limit switch, barcode reader, solenoid valve or other equipment, thereby saving wiring and costs.
Product name D.NET D.STATION
Type LQE170/LQE570 (Internal power supply type)
LQE175/LQE575 (External power supply type)
LQS070
Physical interface Compliant with DeviceNet
Communication system CSMA/NBA (Can protocol) *1
Encoding system NZR system
Transmission speed 125, 250, 500 kbps
Communication function Master communication, slave communication, peer-to-peer communication Slave commnuication
Number of networks 1 network/module
Maximum number of nodes 64 units/network (including own station)
Transfer area X, Y, G, R, J, Q, M, FW, EW, and Expanded memory
Maximum cable length 125 kbps : Network 500 m *2, branch length 6 m, total branch length 156 m or less
250 kbps : Network 250 m *2, branch length 6 m, total branch length 78 m or less
500 kbps : Network 100 m *2, branch length 6 m, total branch length 39 m or less
Recommended cable DeviceNet-only cable (manufactured by Hitachi Cable)
Thick cable : UL20276-PSX 1P x 18AWG + 1P x 14AWG
Thin cable : UL20276-PSX 1P x 24AWG + 1P x 22AWG
Connector, terminal block Class-5 connector (MSTB 2.5/5-ST-5.08-AU)
Number of mounting modules 4 modules/CPU unit 1 modules/I/O unit
Weight 230 g 200 g
*1
CSMA/NBA : Carrier Sense Multiple Non-destructive Bitwise Arbitration
*2
Provided that all are thick cables.