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    FieldPoint™, National Inst ruments™, NI™, and™ are trademarks of National Instruments Corporation. Product and company names ment ioned herein are trade marks or trade names of thei r respective companies. 323179A-01 © 2001 National Ins truments Corp. All rights reserv ed. November 2001 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS FP-PS-4 FieldPoint Pow[...]

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    FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 2 1. Use a flat-bladed screwdr iv e r to unlock the DIN rail clip, as s h o w ni nF i g u r e1 . Figure 1. Unlocking the Rail Clip 2. Attach the lip on the rear of the FP-PS-4 onto t he top of a 35 mm DIN rail and press it do wn onto the DIN rail, as sho wn in Figure 2. Figure 2. Attaching the Module to a DIN R[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 3 FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 3. Slide the FP-PS-4 to the desired position along the DIN rai l. For max imum cooling, lea v e a 25 mm (1.0 in.) space between the FP-PS-4 and other devices on your DIN rail. After it is in position, lock it to the DIN rail b y pushing the rail clip to the locked position, as sho wn in[...]

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    FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 4 Mounting Y our FP-PS-4 on a Panel Follo w these steps to install the optional FieldPoint network panel mount accessory and mount the FP-PS-4 po wer supply module to a panel. Y ou can order the panel mount accessory , part number 777609-01, from National Instruments. 1. Use a flat-bladed scre wdri ver to unloc[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 5 FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 4. Mount the FP-PS-4 to your panel with the panel mount accessory , as sho wn in Figure 5. The installation guide that comes with the panel mount accessory includes a template that you can use to drill pilot holes for mounting FieldPoint modules. For maximum cooling, lea ve a 25 mm (1.0[...]

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    FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 6 needs. Select one or a combination of the methods to po wer the signals of each of yo ur I/O modules: • The signals of the I/O module are po wered by an FP- PS-4 that is connected to only that I/O module. • The signals of the I/O module share an FP-PS-4 with a neighboring I/O module or network module. Thi[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 7 FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions Ensure that all the wiring is installed according to local codes and regulations b y qualif ied electrical personnel. Follo w these steps to connect the FP-PS-4 to your FieldPoint system. 1. Use a 16 to 26 A WG stranded wire to connect the FP-PS-4 to your FieldPoint network module or I/[...]

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    FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 8 6. Connect the green or green/yellow conductor into the ground terminal. Caution When you install the conductors, make sure that the entire conductor is in the screw terminal and that there are no loose strands outside of the termi nal. Only install one wire in each terminal. Specifications The following spec[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 9 FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions Overload protection ....... ........... ........ Protected against short circuits and output ov erload Physical Indicator .......... ........ ......... ............ ..... Green DC PO W ER LED W eight .... ........... ......... ........... ......... ... 300 g (10.5 oz) Environmental Fiel[...]

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    FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions 10 regulatory compliance information. T o obtain the DoC for this product, cli ck Declaration of Conformity at . Mechanical Dimensions Figure 9 sho ws the mechanical dimensions of the FP-PS-4. Dimensions are giv en in millimeters [inch es]. Figure 9. Mechanical Dimensions 109.5 [4.31] 91.44 [...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 11 FP-PS-4 Operating Instructions Where to Go for Support For more informatio n about setting up your FieldPoint system, refer to these National Instruments documents: • Y our FieldPoint network module user manual • Y our other FieldPoint I/O module operating instructions • Y our FieldPoint terminal base operatin[...]