Silbus Single Channel Transmitter

Austdac Silbus Single Channel Transmitter - SILBUS8161


  • Low power consumption
  • Small size
  • Programmable address

The single channel digital transmitter type SILBUS8161 is a small line powered SILBUS transmitter capable of transmitting the status of a single voltage free contact.

The SILBUS8161 is designed for sensing the status of remote voltage free contacts such as emergency stop, pullkey, belt wander, belt rip and blocked chute switches on long conveyors to name but a few.

The transmitter is line powered from the two-wire SILBUS network cable that reduces installation and cabling costs.

The applications of the SILBUS8161 are not limited to conveyor installations but include any situation where the status of a remote switch contact or relay contact is required to be monitored.

Because of its low power consumption many single channel digital transmitters type SILBUS8161 can be connected to a SILBUS network.

The SILBUS8161 can be conveniently configured to any valid SILBUS channel using the battery powered programmer type GAP1605.

The SILBUS8161 single channel transmitter is provided with a connector and flying leads to allow direct wiring within the panel or switch compartment where the switch contact is located. The connector allows easy movement and programming during system reconfigurations such as belt extensions or retractions.

The single channel digital transmitter type SILBUS8161 has been verified as being a SIL2 digital transmitter for use in conveyor emergency stop and remote isolation applications.