Interbus Master Interface Generation 4

  • Standard single-width 32 bit PMC module
  • INTERBUS Master Generation 4 (G4) Interface
  • Uses original INTERBUS Master Generation 4 (G4) firmware from Phoenix Contact
  • Optically isolated INTERBUS interface
  • RS232 diagnostic port
  • Status LEDs

Product status: Not Recommended for New Designs

The TPMC821 is a standard single-width 32 bit PMC module and offers a complete PMC INTERBUS Master Generation 4 (G4) Interface. A MC68332 local controller and the IPMS3 INTERBUS protocol controller are used as controlling units on board of the TPMC821.

The communication between the host CPU and the TPMC821 is handled via a 4 Kbyte Dual Port Memory. The on board firmware running on the MC68332 is the original INTERBUS Master Generation 4 (G4) firmware from Phoenix Contact.

Furthermore the TPMC821 provides a RS232 diagnostic port, the optically isolated INTERBUS interface and status LEDs.

For First Time Users the Engineering Documentation TPMC821-ED is recommended. The Engineering Documentation includes TPMC821-DOC, schematics and data sheets.

Software support (TPMC821-SW-xx) is available for different operating systems.




Local MC68332-20; original Generation 4 INTERBUS firmware of Phoenix; up to 512 I/O modules with up to 4096 I/O points and up to 62 PCP devices


PIM I/O Module with 50 pin Connector


Device Driver for INTERBUS Master G4 Boards

Data Sheet

Data Sheet - Issue 1.1.1

User Manual

User Manual - Issue 1.1.7