Connect Modbus TCP/IP Servers to BACnet MS/TP Devices
The 460MCBM moves data between a network of up to 32 Modbus TCP/IP Servers and up to 32 BACnet MS/TP devices. It’s a perfect tool to move data between your Modbus power meters, boilers, chillers or other Server devices and your BACnet MS/TP devices.
How Do I Use the 460MCBM-N34 in My Application?
For most applications the mapping is very straight forward. Modbus Register data is mapped to BACnet Analog objects and Modbus Coil data is mapped to Binary objects on BACnet. The only additional piece required for BACnet is adding meta data which is nothing more than an ASCII description of each object. No other deep understanding of either protocol is required to configure the gateway.
It really is that simple.
Why Use Real Time Automation as a Gateway Supplier?
While there are certainly other companies offering protocol 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.
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Modbus TCP/IP Server Features
Modbus Operation Modes
Modbus TCP/IP Server
Function Codes Supported
1,2,3,4,5,6, 7,15 & 16
Byte and Word Swapping
Maximum Modbus TCP/IP Client Connections
Contiguous Data Areas
200 Total - 100 reads & 100 writes
Data Area Limits
500 Contiguous Coils or 500 Contiguous Registers
BACnet MS/TP Slave Features
BACnet/ MS/TP Operation Modes
BACnet MS/TP Master Responder
Supported Object Types
Device, Binary I/O, Analog I/O, Character String Value
Supported Service Codes
Read & Read Multiple-B, Write & Write Multiple-B, COV & COV unsolicited-B, Device Dynamic Binding, Dynamic Object Binding-B, Device Communication Control-B
Supported 1200 Input and 1200 Output
Supported 1600 Input and 1600 Output
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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