The XPosition module provides connectivity between high precision GPS and inertial navigation devices to Rockwell Automation’s Logix (ControlLogix® and CompactLogix™) family of controllers.

The module operates in a Logix “owned” mode. With a Logix connection the input and output assemblies will provide additional diagnostics information which will be available in the Logix controller environment.

The module uses an external GPS receiver to provide accurate position information. The external GPS or inertial navigation device provides various accuracy estimates allowing the user to make informed decisions for high precision position and velocity applications.

The XPosition module supports dual antenna receivers, allowing users to access Yaw, Tilt and Heading data.

The integrated webserver provides detailed diagnostics of system configuration and operation, including the display of GPS time, position, and velocity without the need for any additional software.

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Особенности и преимущества

  • EtherNet/IP interface to high precision Positioning equipment: 
    • GPS devices
    • Inertial Navigation
    • Supports NMEA over Ethernet
  • Positioning and Velocity information in Logix image
  • Positioning and Velocity information for Modbus TCP/IP (as a Slave)
  • Positioning Accuracy and Status information


The Slate Configuration Utility software is used for configuration and troubleshooting of the module. The stand-alone configuration utility allows users to define the setup and configuration of the XPosition module, connections with controllers and devices.


Ethernet Network







ARP Connections

Max 20

TCP Connections

Max 20

CIP Connections

Max 10

Communication Rate

10/100 Mbps

Duplex Mode

Full / Half

Auto-MDIX Support


Protocol Support


Modbus TCP/IP®

Характеристики оборудования



Power Supply

Input: 10 to 28 VDC, (70 mA @ 24VDC)

Power Consumption

1.7 W

Dimensions (H x W x D)

101.0 x 22.5 x 120.0 mm

Enclosure Rating

IP20, NEMA/UL Open Type


-20 to 70 °C


0 to 95% RH, non-condensing

Earth Connection

Yes, terminal based


IEC 61000-6-4

ESD Immunity

EN 61000-4-2

Radiated RF Immunity

IEC 61000-4-3

EFT/B Immunity

IEC 61000-4-4

Surge Immunity

IEC 61000-4-5

Conducted RF Immunity

IEC 61000-4-6

одобрения и сертификаты

UL/cUL; Class1, Div 2 233,29 kB Последнее изменение 09.03.23
CE Declaration of Conformity (CE, UKCA, RoHS, UL) 336,73 kB Последнее изменение 09.03.23