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M62N - Mezzanine Card with 16 Analog Outputs, 15/16 Bits


The M62N is an M-Module with 16 analog current outputs (15 bits resolution) or voltage outputs (16 bits resolution). It is designed for industrial automation, medical computers, in-vehicle computers, and embedded computers in transportation.

  • M62N Product ImageM62N - 16 Analog Outputs
  • M62N Product Image

Main Features

  • 16 current or voltage outputs
  • 16 bits resolution with voltage outputs
  • 15 bits resolution with current outputs
  • Typ. 11.5 µs conversion time
  • Electrical isolation (500 V DC)
  • -40 °C to +85 °C
M62N Product Image

Technical Data

D/A Conversion
  • 16 channels
  • Resolution:
    • 16 bits with voltage outputs (bipolar operation)
    • 15 bits with voltage outputs (unipolar operation)
    • 15 bits with current outputs
  • Register write to output settle time with ±1LSB full-scale step max. 13,5µs, typ. <11,5µs
  • D/A-converter relative accuracy (INL) ±1LSB
  • Reference
    • Temperature drift max. 2 ppm/°C
    • Initial error max. 1mV
Voltage Output
  • Output current: 5mA max.
  • Accuracy: ±0.1%, ±1 LSB differential
  • Voltage ranges (programmable): 0..10V; -10V..+10V
Current Output
  • Accuracy: ± 0.5%
  • Current range : 4..20mA (other ranges possible on request)
  • Max. output voltage 12.5V (or higher with external power supply)
  • Max. load resistance 500 Ohm (or higher with external power supply)
Possible Configurations
  • 16 voltage outputs
  • 16 current outputs
  • 8 voltage outputs (on request)
  • 8 current outputs (on request)
Peripheral Connections
  • Via front panel on a shielded 25-pin D-Sub receptacle connector
  • Via carrier board (rear I/O)
M-Module Characteristics
  • A08, D16, IDENT
  • M-Module access time (timing parameter No. 3: /SELECT to /DTACK): 3,3 µs max.
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage:
    • 500V DC between isolated side and digital side
    • 500V DC isolation voltage between isolated ground and shield. Voltage between the connector shield and isolated ground is limited by a protective device (varistor); AC coupling between connector shield and isolated ground through 47nF capacitor
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5V (-3%/+5%), typ. 476 mA (voltage version, idle), typ. 488 mA (voltage version, output +10V), typ. 577 mA (current version, idle), typ. 661 mA (current version, 1 x 20mA)
    • Optional external supply : 16V..30V (24V typ.), current drawn depending on operating conditions
  • MTBF: tbd. @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to M-Module Standard
  • Weight: 72g (voltage version)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C
    • Airflow: min. 10m³/h
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity range (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity range (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1g/10..150Hz
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Conforming to IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • MEN Driver Interface System (MDIS for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, QNX)
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.


Output Channels
16 or 8 outputs
  • Voltage or current
  • Current ranges
    • 4..20mA
    • 0..20mA (on request)
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

Standard M62N Models

16 analog outputs 0..10V, 16 bits resolution, with DC/DC converter, -40 to +85°C with qualified components


16 analog outputs 4..20mA, 15 bits resolution, with DC/DC converter, -40 to +85°C with qualified components

This product can be ordered until 2020-03-30
Miscellaneous Accessories

M-Module cable, 2 m, with 25-pin D-Sub plug/housing to pig tail


25 mounting screw sets to fix M-Modules on carrier boards (3 different screw types, 50 pieces each)



MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for M62 and M62N


MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. 
This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.


MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for M62 and M62N


MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for M62 and M62N


MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for VxWorks. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.


MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for M62 and M62N


MDIS4 system (and device driver) package (MEN) for QNX, source code. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

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