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What is the recommended maximum cable length (with part numbers) for the TM3BCEIP Bus Coupler?

Published date: 23 September 2019

Issue
What cable do I use for the TM3BCEIP Ethernet/IP or Modbus TCP Bus Coupler?
What is the maximum length for the cable(s)?

Product Line 
Modicon TM3

Environment
Distributed I/O Modules for M221, M241, M251, M262 PLCs

Resolution
The cabling options for the TM3BCEIP Bus Coupler module are as follows.
All cables listed below are Ethernet Shielded cables for DTE connections with equipped with RJ45 connectors at each end.

For environments without Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), the maximum cable length recommended is 80m. Part numbers are as follows:
CE compliant cables:
490NTW0002 - 2m (6.56 ft)
490NTW0005 - 5m (16.4 ft)
490NTW00012  - 12m (39.37 ft)
490NTW00040 - 40m (131.23 ft)
490NTW00080 - 80m (262.47 ft)

UL compliant cables:
490NTW0002U - 2m (6.56 ft)
490NTW0005U - 5m (16.4 ft)
490NTW00012U  - 12m (39.37 ft)
490NTW00040U - 40m (131.23 ft)
490NTW00080U - 80m (262.47 ft)

For harsh environments with Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), the maximum cable length recommended is 10m. Part Numbers are as follows:
CE compliant cables:
TCSECE3M3M1S4 - 1m (3.28 ft)
TCSECE3M3M2S4 - 2m (6.56 ft)
TCSECE3M3M3S4 - 3m (9.84 ft)
TCSECE3M3M5S4 - 5m (16.4 ft)
TCSECE3M3M10S4 - 10m (32.81 ft)

UL compliant cables:
TCSECU3M3M1S4 - 1m (3.28 ft)
TCSECU3M3M2S4 - 2m (6.56 ft)
TCSECU3M3M3S4 - 3m (9.84 ft)
TCSECU3M3M5S4 - 5m (16.4 ft)
TCSECU3M3M10S4 - 10m (32.81 ft)

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