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SCALEXIO® LabBox

Off-the-shelf housing for SCALEXIO I/O boards

The SCALEXIO LabBox can be used for hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation. It gives function developers and function testers their own desktop HIL testing system.  The SCALEXIO LabBox provides 19 slots –18 slots for SCALEXIO I/O boards and one for the IOCNET router – and works together with the SCALEXIO Processing Unit as the computation node. 

Application Area

SCALEXIO LabBox is a compact extension that offers space for up to 18 SCALEXIO I/O boards. With the boards, it covers all the essential I/O functions for automotive applications. The LabBox is available as a desktop version, a rack-mount version, and a covered rack-mount version with extended 19" brackets, letting you keep the complete wiring inside a 19" rack. The SCALEXIO Processing Unit acts as a computation node and is connected externally via an IOCNET cable through the DS6051 IOCNET Router.

Key Benefits

The mechanical concept of SCALEXIO LabBox with a front flap allows for an easy exchange of I/O boards. Users can simply adapt their SCALEXIO system to their requirements by using the ejection lever to remove boards and then add new ones.
If the need for more I/O arises, further LabBoxes can be connected to the SCALEXIO Processing Unit via an IOCNET cable.

DS6051 IOCNET Router

The DS6051 for SCALEXIO LabBox provides 1 IOCNET uplink port and 2 IOCNET downlink ports (excl. small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceiver modules). It lets you couple a LabBox with a SCALEXIO Processing Unit and add additional LabBoxes as I/O extensions.

Parameters Specification
General
  • Housing with 19 slots
    • 18 slots for SCALEXIO I/O boards
    • 1 system slot reserved for the DS6051 IOCNET Router
  • Temperature-controlled active cooling
  • Software-configurable via ConfigurationDesk
  • Board exchange via front flap using the ejection lever
  • Status LED and Kensington security slot
Power supply
  • 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz; 350 W
Size (width x height x depth)
  • Desktop version: 447 x 193 x 394 mm (17.6 x 7.6 x 15.5 in)
  • Rack-mount version: 483 x 178 x 355 mm (19 x 7 x 14 in)
  • Covered rack-mount version: 483 mm x 178 mm x 493 mm (19 in x 7 in x 19.4 in)
Mass
  • 11.5 kg ( without boards)

Technical Details of the DS6051

  • IOCNET Router for SCALEXIO LabBox
  • 1 IOCNET uplink port
  • 2 IOCNET downlink ports (excl. SFP transceiver modules)
  • Requires the system slot of SCALEXIO LabBox

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