Programmable Logic ControllerKV-7000 series


EtherNet unit, 2 ports


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Ethernet unit

Connection interface

RJ-45 8-position modular connector × 2 ports

Transmission specification

Transmission rate

10BASE-T: 10 Mbps, 100BASE-TX: 100 Mbps,1000BASE-T :1,000 Mbps*1

Transmission media

10BASE-T: Category 3 or higher UTP or STP (STP is recommended)
100BASE-TX: Category 5 or higher UTP or STP(STP is recommended)
1000BASE-T: Category 5e or higher UTP or STP(double-shielded STP is recommended)*2

Maximum cable length

100 m*3

Maximum number of connectable hubs

10BASE-T: 4, 100BASE-TX: 2, 1000BASE-T: 1*4

Connectable CPU units

KV-7500 / 7300


Automatic refresh, direct refresh, inter-unit synchronisation refresh

Ethernet functions

KV socket communication, PLC link, PROTOCOL STUDIO,
FTP server / client, e-mail sending / receiving, KV sensor network,
Modbus / TCP server*5, MC protocol / SLMP*6, etc.

Industrial networks

EtherNet / IPTM, PROFINET, EtherCAT*7, CC-Link IE Field*8*9

Ethernet function execution methods

Ladder program, unit program (flow)

Unit program capacity

3 MB (max. number of blocks: approx. 20,000)


Maximum number of flows


Number of simultaneous activities


Internal data memory

524,288 words


Transmission method

Cyclic communication: Tx + Rx, Tx only, Rx only
Event communication: Tx + Rx, Tx only, Rx only, Tx + Continuous Rx

Maximum number of connected devices


Maximum number of communication commands

160 / 320*10

Maximum number of total frames

Rx: 160 / 320*10 × 16 Tx: 160 / 320*10 × 1

Maximum number of compared and receive frames

16 per command

Maximum number of block elements

96 per frame

Transmission data length

Standard: 1 to 2,048 bytes per frame
Extended: 1 to 16,384 bytes per frame

Received data length

PLC link

Communication patterns

Write, read, transfer

Number of link settings

512 settings max.*11

Link data size

1,440 words max. per setting (bit: 720 words, word: 720 words)
737,280 words max. (total)(1,440 words × 512 settings)

Data unit

1 word

Number of connected models

16 models max.*11

Number of connected units

64 max.*11

Trigger types

Cyclic / event (64 settings max. for event*11)

Update interval

1 to 65,535 ms

Internal current consumption

200 mA or less


Approx. 190 g

*1 10 Mbps / 100 Mbps / 1,000 Mbps MDI / MDI-X automatic switching function supported
*2 STP = Shielded twisted pair cable; UTP = Unshielded twisted pair cable
*3 The maximum cable length refers to the distance between the KV-XLE02 and the Ethernet switch.
*4 The maximum number is not limited when an Ethernet switch is used.
*5 Modbus is a trademark or registered trademark of Schneider Electric.
*6 SLMP is a registered trademark or trademark of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
*7 EtherCAT is fixed at 100 Mbps. Not usable at different transmission rates.
*8 CC-Link IE Field is fixed at 1,000 Mbps. Not usable at different transmission rates.
*9 Trademarks of each industrial network:
- EtherNet/IPTM is a registered trademark or trademark of ODVA.
- PROFINET is a registered trademark or trademark of PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V.
- CC-Link IE Field is a registered trademark or trademark of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
*10 The max. is 160 when “Standard” is set for the number of communication commands on the Unit Editor and 320 when “Extended” is set.
*11 Total for one KV-XLE02 unit.

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