EtherNet/IP to Modbus Serial

PLX31-EIP-MBS

EtherNet/IP to Modbus Serial

PLX31-EIP-MBS

ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP™ to Modbus® Serial communication gateway allows high-speed bi-directional data transfers between EtherNet/IP™ PACs or devices and Modbus®-enabled PACs or devices.

EtherNet/IP™ PACs include Rockwell Automation® ControlLogix® and CompactLogix™, as well as several Schneider Electric® controllers. Modbus® Serial devices are widely used in nearly every industry and include SCADA systems and Power Monitors.

The gateway includes several features that allow for simplified integration, reduced commissioning time and optimized performance

  • Description

Description

EtherNet/IP to Modbus Serial

ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP to Modbus® Serial communication gateway allows high-speed bi-directional data transfers between EtherNet/IP™ PACs or devices and Modbus-enabled PACs or devices.

EtherNet/IP PACs include Rockwell Automation® ControlLogix® and CompactLogix, as well as several Schneider Electric® controllers. Modbus Serial devices are widely used in nearly every industry and include SCADA systems and Power Monitors.

The gateway includes several features that allow for simplified integration, reduced commissioning time and optimized performance.

Features and Benefits

  • Data prioritization: Multiple I/O connections allow you to set RPIs for status and/or control data, optimizing Ethernet bandwidth.
  • Includes an embedded EDS Add-On Profile, allowing for simplified integration and reduced commissioning time.
  • Includes a SD card slot (SD card optional) for storing configuration files. This can be used for disaster recovery.
  • ProSoft Discovery Service: This utility allows your PC to see the gateway and change its default IP address without being on the same subnet.
  • Secure module configuration via module switch (v1.04 and greater).
  • Up to 10,000 16-bit registers can be used to exchange large amounts of data.

Architectures

PLX-EIP-MBS Schematic

Specifications

EtherNet/IP™ Specifications 

Specification Description
Number of Class 3 Server Connections 5
Supported PLC Types PLC2, PLC5, SLC, CLX, CMPLX, MICROLX
Supported Message Types PCCC and CIP
Class 3 Client Connections Connected: 2
Unconnected: 1
Number of Class 1 I/O Connections 2
I/O connection sizes 248/248
Max RPI time 5 ms per connection
CIP Services Supported 0x4C – CIP Data Table Read
0x4D – CIP Data Table Write
CIP Generic
Command List Support for 100 commands per Client, each configurable for command type, IP address, register to/from addressing and word/bit count.
Command Sets PLC-2/PLC-3/PLC5 Basic Command Set
PLC5 Binary Command Set
PLC5 ASCII Command Set
SLC500 Command Set

Modbus Serial Specifications 

Specification Description
Command List Up to 100 commands per Master port, each fully configurable for Function Code, slave address, register to/from addressing and word/bit count.
Supported Modbus Function Codes 1: Read Coil Status
2: Read Input Status
3: Read Holding Registers
4: Read Input Registers
5: Force (Write) Single Coil
6: Preset (Write) Single Holding Register
15: Force (Write) Multiple Coils
16: Preset (Write) Multiple Holding Registers
22: Mask Write Holding Register (Slave Only)
23: Read/Write Holding Registers (Slave Only)

NOTE:  All products are pre-order items

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