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What is the correct 5VDC power consumption of the 140CRA31200 module.

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Mulltiple sources shows different values for the power consumption on the 140CRA31200.  This resolution will provide additional clarification on the
different values.


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Multiple sources shows different values for the power consumption on the 140CRA31200.  

 
  • Unity help shows the power consumtion as .75A
  • FAQ FA242764 shows it as 600mA
  • The Quantum EIO Remote IO Modules Installation and Configuration Guide shows the value as 1.2A


The 5VDC power consumption of the 140CRA31200 module is  

The following explanation will clarify the 3 different values found in the above listed sources.
  • 750mA (for all temperature range 0 to 60°C).
  •  600mA is the power consumption at 25°C.
  • 1.2A is the inrush current during 1ms.
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