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Question: Is the DL205 base power supply fused?
Answer: Yes, with a 2A@250V slow blow fuse. However, the base power supply fuse is non-replaceable, so an external fuse is recommended.

FAQ ID: 60
Question: What is the torque specification for the terminal blocks on the 205 modules?
Answer: 8-point modules: 0.882 Nm (0.060 lb-ft)
16-point modules: 0.3 Nm (0.021 lb-ft)

FAQ ID: 69
Question: What are the ratings on the internal power supply on D2-06B-1?
Answer: 24VDC, 300 mA
FAQ ID: 79
Question: Are the internal power supplies included on the DL205 family bases?
Answer: Yes.
FAQ ID: 327
Question: Is the D2-12TR fused ?
Answer: Yes, it is fused and the fuse is replaceable.
FAQ ID: 329
Question: Do we recommend a UPS for the DL205 system?
Answer: A UPS may be used with our DL205 PLCs, but we do not recommend any particualr brand of UPS. However, the faster the switching capabilities of the UPS, the better.
FAQ ID: 388
Question: Are the commons on D2-12TR isolated from each other?
Answer: Common CA and CB are isolated from each other, however, the relays are grouped in banks of 6. Each group has a separate common.
FAQ ID: 557
Question: Does the 6 slot base have 2600mA and 300mA / 24VDC power supply?
Answer: Yes. It is the same as the 9 slot base.
FAQ ID: 558
Question: Do you have TTL level input signals on the DL205?
Answer: Yes, use the D2-32ND3-2 input module.
FAQ ID: 627
Question: What fuses can I use with the D2-12TR?
Answer: D2-FUSE-4 is the correct size.
FAQ ID: 657
Question: What is the A/B switch on the D2-12TR used for?
Answer: It is used because there is not enough space on the D2-12TR for 12 LEDs. When the switch is in the A position, the LEDs indicate the status of the first bank of 6 outputs. When the switch is in the B position, the LEDs indicate the status of the second bank of 6 outputs.
FAQ ID: 659
Question: What is the maximum altitude that your PLC can operate?
Answer: Our PLC can function at altitudes up to 5000 meters (16,404 feet). Page 2-8 of the D2-USER-M Ch 2 will show details of CPU Specs.
FAQ ID: 937