Garmin EmpirBus Connect 50 24 Volt D.C. NMEA 2000 11 input, 20 output channels

The Garmin EmpirBus Connect 50 Digital Control Module (DCM) is a compact and efficient solution for smaller or less complex installations within the EmpirBus digital switching system. It embodies the robustness and expertise of the larger NXT™ DCM device but with a design tailored for more straightforward applications.

Key Features:

  • Compact Design: Ideal for smaller or less complex EmpirBus system installations, offering a perfect balance between size and functionality.
  • Integration Capability: Seamlessly works with other DCMs or master control units in larger system setups.
  • High-Accuracy Current Feedback: Real-time monitoring of current consumption per channel, ensuring efficient energy use.
  • Galvanically Isolated NMEA 2000 Network Connection: Provides a safe, isolated connection without the need for a powered bus, and zero power consumption from the bus.

Technical Specifications:

  • Input and Output Channels: Comes standard with 11 input channels and 20 output channels.
  • Optional Enhanced Connectivity: Can be equipped with additional ports for galvanic isolated CAN and serial interface.
  • Reverse Polarity Control: Includes 4 standard channels for controlling tables, windows, hatches, and more. Capable of synchronizing window wipers.

Additional Functionalities:

  • Connect HPR™ Distribution Module Compatibility: For applications needing more reverse polarity control, the Connect HPR™ module provides 10 channels (18 amp) suitable for driving functions like trim tab actuators, engine hatches, and pumps.

The Garmin EmpirBus Connect 50 is a versatile and robust solution for less complex digital switching system requirements. It offers an excellent cost/channel ratio without compromising on essential functionalities, making it a valuable addition to various marine applications.

Dimensions (WxHxD) 9.1" x 4.2" x 3.8" (23.0 x 10.6 x 3.8 cm)
Weight 14.1 oz (400 g)
Communication CAN-bus NMEA 2000
CAN-bus galvanic isolated
RS485 galvanic isolated
Wi-Fi connectivity
Ambient temperature -20° C to +55° C
Enclosure water rating Ingress Protection IP65
Power Supply
Maximum current 50A
Power consumption 1,5mA
Supply voltage 12V 9-16VDC
NMEA 2000 Micro 5-pin M12 male
Channels Molex MX150L 16 circuits
Power supply M6 bolt (torque: <4,5 Nm)
Input 7ch* (configurable digital/analog)
12V power peak/average 170mA/1mA
Week signal low side/high side 1-2mA/4-8mA
Current drive 50mA
Volt 0-16 +/-1%
Resistance 0-1500 ohm +/-5%
Output 20ch
16ch High Side 10A
4ch High Side 10A/Low Side 6A
SKU GAR.010-02278-01
UPC/EAN 753759253844
Brand Empirbus
Shipping Weight 0.4000kg
Shipping Width 0.230m
Shipping Height 0.038m
Shipping Length 0.106m
Shipping Cubic 0.000926440m3

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