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Combi Switchbox | GEMÜ 4242

Supplier: Gemu Australia

The GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox with integrated 3/2-way pilot valve for pneumatically operated linear actuators uses a microprocessor-controlled, intelligent position sensor and an analogue travel sensor system.

Price Guide: POA

The GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox is designed for safe and high-speed applications with small to medium nominal sizes and strokes ranging from 2 to 30 mm.

The travel sensor, switching valves and status LEDs are integrated in a solid, compact housing with a transparent cover.

The GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox offers detailed diagnostics and indicates the valve position and valve status via a high visibility optical position indicator.

Assembly and commissioning are simplified by a speed-AP function.


Combi Switchbox (GEMÜ 4242) key benefits: 

  • All-in-one air control system and electrical position indicator
  • 24V/DC, AS-Interface, DeviceNet or IO-Link version
  • Extensive diagnostic facilities
  • Optical position indicator with high visibility LEDs
  • Automatic initialization for fast and safe commissioning (speed-AP)
  • On-site or external programming via programming input
  • Adjustable switch point tolerances
  • Extra-compact design, low weight
  • Subsequently adaptable to GEMÜ valves or third-party actuators

Technical data:

  • Power supply:
    • 24V/DC and IO-Link version, type: 24 V DC (18 - 30 V DC)
    • AS-Interface type version: 26.5 - 31.6 V DC
    • DeviceNet version, type: 24 V DC (11 - 25 V DC)
  • Connection: M12 connector
  • Air output (at 6 bar): 14 NI/min (standard), 23 NI/min (booster)
  • Ambient temperature: 0 - +60°C
  • Minimum stroke: 2 mm, maximum stroke: 30 mm
  • Protection class: IP 65
  • Housing versions: standard, compact
  • Housing material: housing cover of (UV-stabilized) polycarbonate, housing base of anodized aluminium or 1.4305 stainless steel

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