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PXI-2510 Specifications

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    Last Modified: April 7, 2017

    This document lists specifications for the PXI-2510 ( PXI-2510) matrix relay card. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Visit ni.com/manuals for the most current specifications.

    Topology

    Independent

    Refer to the NI Switches Help for detailed topology information.

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    Caution  

    The protection provided by the PXI-2510 can be impaired if it is used in a manner not described in this document.

    About These Specifications

    Specifications characterize the warranted performance of the instrument under the stated operating conditions.

    Typical Specifications are specifications met by the majority of the instrument under the stated operating conditions and are tested at 23 °C ambient temperature. Typical specifications are not warranted.

    All voltages are specified in DC, ACpk, or a combination unless otherwise specified.

    Input Characteristics

    Maximum switching voltage

    Channel-to-channel

    150 V

    Channel-to-ground

    150 V, CAT I[1]

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    Caution  

    This module is rated for Measurement Category I and intended to carry signal voltages no greater than 150 V. This module can withstand up to 500 V impulse voltage. Do not use this module for connection to signals or for measurements within Categories II, III, or IV. Do not connect to MAINs supply circuits (for example, wall outlets) of 115 or 230 VAC.

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    Caution  

    When hazardous voltages (>42.4 Vpk/60 VDC) are present on any relay terminal, safety low-voltage (<42.4 Vpk/60 VDC) cannot be connected to any other relay terminal.

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    Caution  

    The maximum switching power is limited by the maximum switching current and the maximum voltage, and must not exceed 60 W.

    Maximum switching power (per channel)

    60 W

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    Note  

    This module and cable accessory can operate at various ambient temperatures and currents as shown in the following table.

    Table 1. NI PXI-2510 Operating Currents
    Current Module Alone Module with Cable
    Operating temperature range 0 to 55 °C 0 to 55 °C 0 to 40 °C
    Maximum total module current 64 A 32 A 48 A
    Maximum current per channel 2 A 1 A 1.5 A[2]

    Minimum switch load

    1 mA

    Maximum DC path resistance (channel-to-DUT)

    Initial

    150 mΩ, typical

    End-of-life

    >1 Ω

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    Note  

    DC path resistance typically remains low for the life of the relay. At the end of relay life, the path resistance rapidly rises above 1 Ω. Load ratings apply to relays used within the specification before the end of relay life.

    Bandwidth, typical (50 Ω system)

    .>6.5 MHz[3]

    Dynamic Characteristics

    Relay Operate Time[4]

    Typical

    1 ms

    Maximum

    3 ms

    Expected mechanical relay life

    1×108 cycles

    Expected electrical relay life

    30 V, 1 A

    5×105 cycles

    30 V, 2 A

    1×105 cycles

    Simultaneous drive limit

    38 relays

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    Note  

    Relays are field replaceable. Refer to the NI Switches Help for more information about replacing a failed relay.

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    Note  

    Certain applications may require additional time for proper settling. Refer to the NI Switches Help for more information about including additional settling time.

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    Note  

    Opening a CHn to DUTn path counts toward the simultaneous drive limit.

    Trigger Characteristics

    Input trigger

    Sources

    PXI trigger lines <0..7>

    Minimum pulse width

    150 ns

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    Note  

    The PXI-2510 can recognize trigger pulse widths less than 150 ns if you disable digital filtering. Refer to the NI Switches Help for information about disabling digital filtering.

    Output trigger

    Destinations

    PXI trigger lines <0..7>

    Pulse width

    Programmable (1 µs to 62 µs)

    Physical Characteristics

    Relay type

    Electromechanical, non-latching

    Relay contact material

    Palladium-ruthenium, gold covered

    Front panel connector

    160 DIN 41612, 160 positions, male

    Power requirement
    PXI

    5 V, typical

    6.6 W

    3.3 V, typical

    0.48 W

    Dimensions (L × W × H)

    3U, one slot, PXI/cPCI module, 18.8 cm × 2.0 cm × 13.0 cm (7.4 in. × 0.8 in. × 5.1 in.)

    Weight

    358 g (12.6 oz)

    Environment

    Operating temperature

    0 °C to 55 °C

    Storage temperature

    -40 °C to 70 °C

    Relative humidity

    5% to 85%, noncondensing

    Pollution Degree

    2

    Maximum altitude

    2,000 m

    Indoor use only.

    Shock and Vibration

    Operational Shock

    30 g peak, half-sine, 11 ms pulse (Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-27. Test profile developed in accordance with MIL-PRF-28800F.)

    Random Vibration

    Operating

    5 to 500 Hz, 0.3 grms

    Nonoperating

    5 to 500 Hz, 2.4 grms (Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-64. Nonoperating test profile exceeds the requirements of MIL-PRF-28800F, Class 3.)

    Compliance and Certifications

    Safety

    This product is designed to meet the requirements of the following electrical equipment safety standards for measurement, control, and laboratory use:

    • IEC 61010-1, EN 61010-1
    • UL 61010-1, CSA 61010-1
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    Note  

    For UL and other safety certifications, refer to the product label or the Online Product Certification section.

    Electromagnetic Compatibility

    This product meets the requirements of the following EMC standards for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use:
    • EN 61326-1 (IEC 61326-1): Class A emissions; Basic immunity
    • EN 55011 (CISPR 11): Group 1, Class A emissions
    • AS/NZS CISPR 11: Group 1, Class A emissions
    • FCC 47 CFR Part 15B: Class A emissions
    • ICES-001: Class A emissions
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    Note  

    In the United States (per FCC 47 CFR), Class A equipment is intended for use in commercial, light-industrial, and heavy-industrial locations. In Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand (per CISPR 11), Class A equipment is intended for use only in heavy-industrial locations.

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    Note  

    Group 1 equipment (per CISPR 11) is any industrial, scientific, or medical equipment that does not intentionally generate radio frequency energy for the treatment of material or inspection/analysis purposes.

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    Note  

    For EMC declarations, certifications, and additional information, refer to the Online Product Certification section.

    CE Compliance

    This product meets the essential requirements of applicable European Directives, as follows:
    • 2006/95/EC; Low-Voltage Directive (safety)
    • 2004/108/EC; Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

    Online Product Certification

    Refer to the product Declaration of Conformity (DoC) for additional regulatory compliance information. To obtain product certifications and the DoC for this product, visit ni.com/certification, search by model number or product line, and click the appropriate link in the Certification column.

    Environmental Management

    NI is committed to designing and manufacturing products in an environmentally responsible manner. NI recognizes that eliminating certain hazardous substances from our products is beneficial to the environment and to NI customers.

    For additional environmental information, refer to the Minimize Our Environmental Impact web page at ni.com/environment. This page contains the environmental regulations and directives with which NI complies, as well as other environmental information not included in this document.

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

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    EU Customers  

    At the end of the product life cycle, all NI products must be disposed of according to local laws and regulations. For more information about how to recycle NI products in your region, visit ni.com/environment/weee.

    电子信息产品污染控制管理办法(中国RoHS)

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    中国客户  

    National Instruments符合中国电子信息产品中限制使用某些有害物质指令(RoHS)。关于National Instruments中国RoHS合规性信息,请登录 ni.com/environment/rohs_china。(For information about China RoHS compliance, go to ni.com/environment/rohs_china.)

    • 1 Measurement Categories CAT I and CAT O (Other) are equivalent. These test and measurement circuits are not intended for direct connection to the MAINs building installations of Measurement Categories CAT II, CAT III, or CAT IV.
    • 2 Maximum 2 A per channel may be achieved with cable assembly with extra precaution on signal routing. See the DIN160 Cable Installation Instructions for more information.
    • 3 The module is designed to carry communication signals such as CAN signals up to 1 Mbps and FlexRay signals up to 20 Mbps (10 Mbps per channel path).
    • 4 Operate time is the time from the trigger received by hardware to relay output activation.

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