Connect BACnet/IP Servers to ASCII

Easily connect up to 32 BACnet/IP Servers to an ASCII system

SKU: 460BCA

460BCA

Price$750.00$976.25

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Product Description

Deliver Data from your BACnet/IP Server Devices to an ASCII Based System or Controller
The 460BCA moves data between up to 32 BACnet/IP Server devices and Serial ASCII.  

It’s a great tool to implement BACnet/IP devices into your PC or embedded applications that support raw ASCII data.

How Does it Work?
Up to 128 BACnet/IP Objects can be mapped to and from your BACnet/IP Server devices. The data segments can be converted to ASCII and concatenated into a string we deliver to your ASCII controller or logger. If you need to command the BACnet/IP Servers, an incoming ASCII string can be parsed and each segment can be directed to a user defined IO data location.

Need to scale your data or manipulate it with other math functions? The 460BCA allows you to add scaling to any data, apply simple math operations, add alarming and control the request speeds of your Server devices.

Why use Real Time Automation as a Gateway Supplier?
The 460BCA provides an option to manage BACnet/IP devices with an ASCII based controller. While there are certainly a number of other companies offering solutions like ours, there is no one who provides the level of support and service that you receive from RTA.

When you call, a live person answers the phone. When you talk with sales, you will get honest answers and recommendations even if that means recommending someone else’s solution. When you get support, it is from an engineer who had a hand in the product’s development, and that doesn’t require a ticket or 24 hour wait. We are unashamed of the fact that we are a smaller company because, that means, you mean more to us.

  • Manual
  • 3’ power cable with Flying leads
  • 5 Year Hardware Warranty
  • IPSetup software — Automatically locates RTA Gateway on the network
  • Unlimited Firmware Feature Upgrades for Life
  • CAT5 Cross over cable for direct connection to PC during programming
  • Complete, Unlimited Access to our Industry Leading Support Staff

BACnet/IP Client Features

BACnet/IP Operation Modes
BACnet/IP Client

Supported Object Types
Device, BI/BO/BV, AI/AO/AV, MI/MO/MV, Character String Value

Supported Service Codes
Read Property-A, Read Property Multiple-A, Write Property-A, Write Property Multiple-A, Device Dynamic Binding-A

Maximum Connections
32

Number Read/Write Scan Lines per Device
200 Total - 100 reads and 100 writes

Scan Line Support
Up to 128 Objects

ASCII Device Features


Operation Modes
Bidirectional ASCII Transmit and Receive

Maximum Number of Devices Supported
2

Maximum Number of ASCII Characters Transferred
1024 in each direction

Delimiter Processing
Incoming delimiters automatically removed; Outgoing delimiters automatically added

Parsing
Parse string of ASCII data in up to 50 segments by delimiter or offset

Concatenation
Concatenate up to 50 segments/strings of ASCII data with optional delimiter

Gateway Security

You can configure up to 9 different users access to diagnostic and configuration screens.

Alarming

Set <, <=, >=, >, ==, !=, and Change-of-State rules on any data moving through the gateway. If alarm rule is triggered an email notification can be sent.

Translation Table

Allows for data manipulation during protocol translation. Scaling and other data format changes can occur in the gateway.

Status and Counters

Protocol specific status, counters and error messages are accessible within the gateways diagnostics page. They can also be delivered to a connected device.

Diagnostic Logging Page

Allows users to see and log start up sequences, protocol specific messages & error messages.

 

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