Connect EtherNet/IP Devices to Your Legacy PLC Data Tables
You can now make your legacy serial PLCs talk to EtherNet/IP Adapter devices! Any of your old, serial PLCs like the PLC5, SLC, or MicroLogix
can now read and write cyclic data from EtherNet/IP devices.
It’s the perfect tool to keep those old legacy PLCs from the scrap pile.
How Do I Use the 460ECDFM 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 mating EtherNet/IP device connections.
It really is that simple.
Why Use Real Time Automation as a Gateway Supplier?
While there are certainly a number of other companies offering 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. 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.
Try the RTA difference today.
Ethernet/IP Scanner Features
Class 1 I/O Scanner (minimal Adapter is required and supported)
Implicit Class 1 Cyclic I/O, Explicit not supported.
BIT8,16 & 32; INT8, 16, 32 & 64; UINT8,16, 32 & 64; Float & Double
Maximum EtherNet/IP Adapter Devices
Max Data Per Adapter Connection
Up to 496 bytes in each direction
DF1 Master Features
DFM Full Duplex and DFM Half Duplex
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.
100 input, 100 output
RS485 and RS232
You can configure up to 9 different users access to diagnostic and configuration screens.
Set <, <=, >=, >, ==, !=, and Change-of-State rules on any data moving through the gateway. If alarm rule is triggered an email notification can be sent.
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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