JW Winco

Our customers in the USA are managed by JW Winco. Please, use the website of JW Winco: jwwinco.com

GN 9150 Control Units for Electronic Position Indicators GN 9153 / GN 9154


GN 9150 Control Units for Electronic Position Indicators GN 9153 / GN 9154
ELESA original design
code: UC-RF

Product description


Control units GN 9150 are designed for electronic position indicators GN 9153 / GN 9154 with data transmission via radio frequency. They communicate via radio frequency with the position indicators as a wireless system for quick positioning.

Position indicators GN 9153 / GN 9154 are required for the system to function. Control units GN 9150 form the interface between the position indicators and the machine control. A target position value is sent by the machine control to the control unit, which transmits this via radio frequency to the position indicator. The position indicator signals its current position value back to the control unit.

In combination with the machine control, this makes it possible to ensure that the production cycle does not start when the position set on the position indicator is incorrect, which can prevent errors in the production process.


Technopolymer (Polycarbonat PC)

  • ABS reinforced
  • Self-extinguishing


On request

Control unit with interface: Profibus, RS485 or RS232

Technical drawing

Hide technical drawing
GN 9150 Control Units for Electronic Position Indicators GN 9153 / GN 9154 sketch

Article options / Table


2Modbus TCP
3Ethernet / IP

Build & Price

Open 3D configurator

Electrical and mechanical characteristics

Supply voltage

24 V DC

Power consumption

50 mA

Frequency range

2.4 GHz ... 2.48 GHz

Antenna connector

SMA bushing
Coaxial cable RG 174/U

Protection class


Reverse voltage protection


Working temperature

0 °C ... 50 °C


max. 80 %
(without condensation)


acc. to EN 61000-6-2; EN 61000-6-3


on top hat rails acc. to IEC 60715

BUS systems


Integration machine control

with network cable RJ45

Description of function

The following components are required to start up the wireless system:

  • electronic position indicator GN 9153 / GN 9154
  • Control unit GN 9150

Each control unit can be coupled to up to 36 position indicators. A RJ45 network cable is used to connect to the machine control. The following standard bus systems are offered for the control unit:

  • Profinet
  • Modbus TCP
  • Ethernet / IP

The control unit can send the target position value received from the machine control to the position indicators. The indicators then report their current position via radio frequency.


If the target position value and current position value do not match, the LCD display of the position indicator begins to flash. The machine technician must then adjust the position indicator to the correct value. The LCD display shows the difference between the target position value and the current position value and the direction in which it must be turned. It must be turned until a value of 0 appears on the display, meaning zero deviation between the current and target position value.
Example: The current position of the position indicator is 80 mm, the specified target position is 100 mm, and a difference of 20 mm appears on the display of the position indicator. The indicator must be turned in the appropriate direction until the value 0 appears on the display.

The position indicators communicate with the control units via a proprietary ELESA protocol and use the ISM SRD frequency range of 2.4 GHz – 2.48 GHz. The following data is communicated over the radio signal:

  • Target position value of the position indicator
  • Current position value of the position indicator
  • Battery change required

The effective range of the radio communication is up to 30 meters. The antenna of the control unit must be in a clear and ideally high location. It can also be extended, if necessary.
The response time of a position indicator to the control unit via radio communication is 1 second. When using multiple position indicators, these are connected in series; in other words, the maximum number of 36 position indicators results in a response time of 36 seconds. The response time can be shortened if necessary; however, this reduces the battery life.

Security information

The position indicators and control communicate using a proprietary ELESA protocol. The control unit can only process the target and current position value of the position indicators and send these to the machine control. The machine control therefore cannot be accessed directly over the wireless network of the control unit. The radio communication is therefore protected against system alterations or third-party access.
Disruptions or interference from other typical wireless networks, such as WiFi, Bluetooth, etc. do not impair the functioning of the system, but they may lengthen the response time of the position indicators to the control unit.
Avoid placing the control unit immediately next to high-powered components, such as motors, converters, etc. If this is not possible, a safe distance of at least 200 mm should be ensured.
Other important information and instructions can be found in the operating instruction for control units GN 9150. This is included with every control unit and can be downloaded from www.ganternorm.com in the “Service” section.

Selected Part (How to order)

Total (net)
plus VAT 154,14 €
gross 965,38 €
Delivery time 3-7 days
ELESA Code: CE.99231
Description: UC-RF PROFINET IO
Weight: 0,050 kg
If this article is new in our product range, it may happen that details concerning weight are as yet not listed.
If you do need weight details, please contact our Sales Department!
Phone +49 7723 6507 - 0
RoHS: Yes
This article is RoHS-compliant in application of Annex III., which means it complies with EU Directive 2011/65/EU, including extension (2015/863/EU), for restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic devices. The Directive regulates the use of hazardous substances in devices and components. The implementation in national law is summarily described with RoHS(Restriction of (the use of certain) hazardous substances).
Please note our order discounts.
With a total value (net) per order:
from 175,00 € -> 10 % discount
from 275,00 € -> 20 % discount
from 375,00 € -> 30 % discount

Surcharge for small volume purchases:
-> 15,00 Euro
for value of goods less than 25,00 €
-> 10,00 Euro
for value of goods from 25,00 to 50,00 €
All prices in accordance with our price list No. 55, valid from 1 September 2022, plus VAT only valid for Germany.

CAD data

Other data formats


For getting CAD data please enter you Email address. But we would be pleased, if you are fully registered.

Please enter the code you can find in the picture.

CAD Download Tutorial About CAD-Downloads
Save as favourite

Please enter the code you can find in the picture.

Do you find your product ?

Our service team is available from Monday to Friday between 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM: +49 7723 6507 - 0

To the customised elements | To the contact persons

This could also be interesting...

Your contact

You are looking for a Ganter partner near you? Please select the country.


Our service team is available from Monday to Friday between 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM:

Request Callback
An error has occurred!
We have received your callback request and will contact you soon.