Modbus TCP/IP to IEC 60870-5-104 Gateway

PLX32-MBTCP-104

Modbus TCP/IP to IEC 60870-5-104 Gateway

PLX32-MBTCP-104

Integration of Modbus TCP/IP® products into IEC 60870-5-104 networks can be a challenge, but not with ProSoft Technology’s PLX32-MBTCP-104 gateway.

The gateway has dual Ethernet ports, providing the option to have one Ethernet port communicating on both Modbus TCP/IP and IEC 60870-5-104 networks, or independent communication ports for each protocol.

The gateway provides powerful communications on the Modbus TCP/IP network, operating as either a Client or a Server to various devices such as PLC’s, Drives, HMI’s and various other equipment supporting the Modbus TCP/IP protocol.

  • Description

Description

Integration of Modbus TCP/IP® products into IEC 60870-5-104 networks can be a challenge, but not with ProSoft Technology’s PLX32-MBTCP-104 gateway.

The gateway has dual Ethernet ports, providing the option to have one Ethernet port communicating on both Modbus TCP/IP and IEC 60870-5-104 networks, or independent communication ports for each protocol.

The gateway provides powerful communications on the Modbus TCP/IP network, operating as either a Client or a Server to various devices such as PLC’s, Drives, HMI’s and various other equipment supporting the Modbus TCP/IP protocol.

On the IEC 60870-5-104 side of the communications, the gateway operates as a server, accepting commands from client devices such as a SCADA system or DCS system.

Architectures

PLX32-MBTCP-104 schematic01

PLX32-MBTCP-104 schematic02

Features and Benefits

  • Up to 10,000 words of user-defined memory to share data between IEC 60870-5-104 and Modbus TCP/IP networks
  • Up to 1000 points of each supported ASDU type can be exchanged on the IEC-60870-5-104 network
  • Modbus TCP/IP support as both Client (Master) and Server (Slave)
  • Ability to operate using one Ethernet port, or 2 individual Ethernet ports
  • Upload, Download, Diagnostics via ProSoft Configuration Builder (PCB) via an Ethernet connection
  • Configurable Common ASDU address (sector) and Information Object Address for IEC 60870-5-104 application
  • Optional support for SD card for configuration storage (Sold separately)

Configuration

The Slate Configuration Utility software is used for configuration and troubleshooting of the module. The stand-alone configuration utility allows users to define the setup and configuration of the J1939 Router module, connections with controllers and devices.

 

 

Specifications

Modbus TCP/IP Specifications 

Specification Description
Number of Modbus TCP/IP Client Connections 10
Supported Function Codes 1,2,3,4,5,6,15, and 16
Number of Modbus TCP/IP Client Commands 16 each client connection
160 total
Number of Modbus TCP/IP Server Connections 5 Simultaneous Server connections

IEC 60870-5-104 Server 

Specification Description
Operating Mode IEC 60870-5-104 Server
Simultaneous Connections 3
Unsolicited Messaging Either cyclic or spontaneous
Group Interrogation Global, General 1 to 16, Global Counters, Counters 1 to 4
Supported ASDU types Up to a maximum of 1000 of each of the following ASDU types are supported: M_SP_NA, M_DP_NA, M_ST_NA, M_ME_NA, M_ME_NB, M_ME_NC, M_IT_NA, C_SC_NA, C_DC_NA, C_RC_NA, C_SE_NA, C_SE_NB, C_SE_NC

NOTE:  All products are pre-order items

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