Connect BACnet MS/TP Slaves to Serial PLCs

Easily control up to 32 BACnet MS/TP Slave devices from a legacy DF1 PLC

SKU: 460BMDFM

460BMDFM

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Control Up To 32 BACnet MS/TP Slave Devices from a Serial PLC5, SLC or MicroLogix PLC
You can now control a network of 32 BACnet MS/TP Slaves from a legacy Allen-Bradley serial PLC. It’s the perfect tool to save legacy PLCs from the scrap pile and control BACnet MS/TP devices directly from the serial port of PLC5s, SLCs and MicroLogix PLCs.

How Do I Use the 460BMDFM in My Application?
For most applications the mapping is very straight forward. PLC data table values (File like N7:200 and F9:1) are mapped directly into the Input and Output assemblies of the cyclic data transfer. Input files from your legacy PLC are passed to the BACnet MS/TP Slave as part of the cyclic Input message. Output data received from a BACnet MS/TP Slave is written to your legacy PLC data table. You can map up to 100 integers, 50 floating point values and 100 binary values in your PLC directly to the Input and Output assemblies.

No message instructions and no ladder. It really is that simple.

Why Use Real Time Automation as a Gateway Supplier?
The 460BMDFM provides an option to connect BACnet MS/TP Slaves to serial Allen-Bradley controllers. While there are certainly a number of other companies offering stand alone gateways, 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 support 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 a lot more to us.

Try the RTA difference today and give us a call at 1-800-249-1612 or check out more.

Weight2 lbs
Dimensions11 × 9 × 4 in
Platform

N34, N700

Mounting

Din Rail, Din Rail with Power Supply, Panel Mount, Panel Mount with Power Supply, Wall Mount

Cabling

Generic 1761-CBL-PM02, None, Null Modem Cable

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  • 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 MS/TP Master Features

BACnet/ MS/TP Operation Modes: BACnet MS/TP Master Initiator
Supported Object Types: Device, Binary, Analog, Multi-State, 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 & 100 writes
Scan Line Support: Up to 128 Total Objects

DF1 Master Features

Operation Modes: DFM Full Duplex and DFM Half Duplex
PLCs Supported: MicroLogix 1000, SLC 5/03 5/04 5/05, most PLC5s
Maximum number of Devices supported: 1 in Full Duplex Mode, 32 in Half Duplex
Data Type Supported: 100 Integers or 100 Binaries, or 50 floats, 82 character string per scan line
Scan lines: 100 input, 100 output
Physical Connections: RS485 and RS232

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.

Generic MicroLogix Programming Cable, a replacement for Allen-Bradley 1761-CBL-PM02:

  • Programming Connector Type: Round 8 Pin and Right Angle (90 Degree) Connector
  • DB9P RS232 Connector Type: Female
  • Cable Length: 3m / 9.8ft
  • Note: Replace 1761-CBL-PM02 Allen Bradley Micrologix Series. Not Made by Allen-Bradley.

Null Modem Cable:

  • 6-foot cable
 
460BMDFM-N34
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460BMDFM-N700
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