EtherNet/IP to Modbus TCP/IP Communications Gateway

PLX32-EIP-MBTCP

EtherNet/IP to Modbus TCP/IP Communications Gateway

PLX32-EIP-MBTCP

ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP™ to Modbus® TCP/IP communication gateway allows high-speed bi-directional data transfers between Rockwell Automation® PACs and Schneider Electric® PACs. Our Modbus® TCP/IP driver features multiple client and server functionality, for faster data transmission. Two separate Ethernet ports allow each protocol to reside on separate subnets, allowing you to pass data between the two subnets without changing each device’s IP address. In addition, the gateway includes an embedded EDS Add-On Profile, allowing for simplified integration and reduced commissioning time.

A conformal coating option is available for this product.

  • Description

Description

EtherNet/IP to Modbus TCP/IP Communications Gateway

ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP™ to Modbus® TCP/IP communication gateway allows high-speed bi-directional data transfers between Rockwell Automation® PACs and Schneider Electric® PACs. Our Modbus® TCP/IP driver features multiple client and server functionality, for faster data transmission. Two separate Ethernet ports allow each protocol to reside on separate subnets, allowing you to pass data between the two subnets without changing each device’s IP address. In addition, the gateway includes an embedded EDS Add-On Profile, allowing for simplified integration and reduced commissioning time.

A conformal coating option is available for this product.

Architectures

PLX32-EIP-MBTCP Schematic-1

Features and Benefits

  • Two separate Ethernet ports allow each protocol to reside on separate subnets. This allows you to pass data between the two subnets without changing each device’s IP address to be on the same subnet.
  • Data prioritization: Multiple I/O connections allow you to set RPIs for status and/or control data.
  • Includes an embedded EDS Add-On Profile, allowing for simplified integration and reduced commissioning time.
  • Gateway includes a SD card slot (SD card optional) for storing configuration files. This can be used for disaster recovery.
  • 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.

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
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® TCP/IP Specifications

Specification Description
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)
Supported Clients 10
Supported Servers MBAP: 5
Encapsulated: 5
Command List Up to 160 fully configurable Client commands
Status Data Error codes reported individually for each command
Command List Polling Each command can be individually enabled or disabled; write-only-on-data-change is available

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