DS2601 Signal Measurement Board

HighFlex board for measuring ECU output signals

The DS2601 is used in SCALEXIO hardware-in-the-loop simulators. It provides current and voltage measurement during HIL tests of ECUs. The DS2601 can be equipped with onboard loads or external loads via a second connector.  

Application Area

The DS2601 Signal Measurement Board measures ECU output signals and passes the measurement values to the real-time processor. Signal measurement can be time-triggered or event-triggered, and the execution of signal measurement can be voltage- or current-triggered.

Key Benefits

The DS2601 offers 10 versatile, software-configurable channels that can be used as analog or digital input for measuring voltage and current. The channels can be connected in parallel to increase the current-carrying capacity up to 80 A (RMS).
The board also includes an onboard failure routing unit.  

I/O Functionality

The DS2601's input channels can connect analog as well as digital measurement units (analog-digital converters or comparators, respectively) to measure the current and voltage. For example, the measurement units can be combined to trigger analog current measurement if a specified voltage is exceeded. The channels are defined and configured in the ConfigurationDesk software.
The 10 channels on the DS2601 can be connected in parallel. This channel bundling increases the current-carrying capacity up to 80 A (RMS). ConfigurationDesk displays the bundled channels as one single I/O function. The DS2601 supports the use of loads for the ECU. You can either plug substitute loads onto the board itself or connect real loads via a cable harness to the externally accessible load connector.

Parameter Specification
  • 10 galvanically isolated channels for signal measurement
  • Load connections for plugging loads of up to 2 W on the board
  • External load connection (for real loads or substitute loads > 2 W)
  • Up to 10 channels connected in parallel to increase the continuous current to max. 80 A
  • Status LED for overall board status
  • 10 channel-specific LEDs to indicate channel voltage
Electrical capacity
  • Voltage ±60 V per channel
  • Continuous current ±10 A per channel
  • Maximum continuous current of 80 A when all 10 channels bundled
Signal measurement (Flexible In 1)
  • Adjustable digital filtering for analog measurements
  • Current/voltage measurement: Sampling rate up to 250 kHz
  • Voltage measurement
    • Voltage measurement ±60 V per channel
    • Voltage, analog and digital (settable trigger value)
    • ADC resolution 16 bit
  • Current measurement
    • Current measurement ±30 A per channel
    • Current measurement, analog and digital (settable trigger value)
    • ADC resolution 16 bit
  • Trigger
    • Time-, angle- and event-driven signal measurement
    • Voltage-driven current measurement
    • Control from within the model
Fault simulation
  • Onboard failure routing unit (FRU)
  • Signal forwarding to central FIU
  • Relay-based • Available for each channel
Electronic fuses
  • Software-configurable and software-resettable
  • Fuse trip settable 0.5 ... 10 Aeff
Internal communication interface
Physical size
  • 410 x 100 x 41 mm (16.1 x 4.2 x 1.6 in)
  • Requires 2 slots
Voltage supply
  • 24 V
Typical power consumption
  • 24 W

  • SCALEXIO Product Information, PDF, English, 16194 KB
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