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As a trusted partner in your communications needs, Real Time Automation® is continuously developing next-generation integration solutions to solve your most pressing connectivity issues.
That’s where RTConnect comes in.

Your devices and systems are generating mountains of valuable data that’s going uncaptured. That data could help you increase efficiency and avoid unnecessary downtime. With RTConnect from RTA, you can easily aggregate the information from your various devices and systems to monitor, alarm and report on all that generated data to make smarter business decisions on your factory floor.

Introducing the First Offering in the RTConnect Family of Products

Four Times the Power at a Fraction of the Size

The RTConnect Protocol Module (the Module) adds industrial protocol connectivity to any device. The Module from RTA is the next generation of industrial protocol integration on the factory floor. It offers device manufacturers and OEMs the smallest embedded gateway solution to hit the market.

The RTConnect Protocol Module gives you a suite of protocols to help you access the leading automation market segments. Here’s what else the Module delivers.

FeaturesBenefits
Add Ethernet-based communications protocols with a single unitProven PHY reduces the complexity of adding Ethernet to your device
Extremely small foot printMakes incorporation easy, even in the tightest spots
Includes Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP and BACnetSupport multiple ethernet communication protocols in a single form factor
Easily interface with existing Modbus RTU and serial-based ASCII devicesLeverages common industry protocols as base form
Protocol certification support and assistance is available*RTA expertise minimizes testing parameters and reduces time to market
Web browser based network setting and diagnosticsAllows access from almost any device so you can focus on your core IP

*RTConnect offers the same industry-leading support that RTA has been delivering to satisfied customers all over the world since 1989. When you call, a live person will answer the phone. And when you get support, it’s from an engineer who had a hand in the product’s development. You won’t need a ticket and you won’t wait 24 hours for someone to get back to you.

Comes with the Most Popular Industrial Ethernet Options

The RTConnect Protocol Module communicates to the host processor over a serial physical layer, leveraging either Modbus RTU or ASCII communications, and then presents the device data as EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP or BACnet.

Physical Attributes

Product specifications
Presentation ProtocolsModbus TCP, EtherNet/IP, BACnet/IP, Profinet (Profinet released Q1 2023)
Board Interface ProtocolsModbus RTU, ASCII serial Client
Board interface OptionsRS232, TTL—Serial data rate up to 921,600
Power+3.3 volts DC
Temp Range

-40ºC to +85ºC (-40ºF to +185ºF)
Certifications

RoHS Compliant, REACH
Indicators (LED)

10 Base-T Connection, 100 Base-T Connection, Link and Activity Indicator (Full/Half Duplex)

Ready to Discuss Your Needs?

Contact a member of our Enginerd® team to talk through your particular application needs and explore how RTConnect can be integrated into your product. Call 800-249-1612 or complete the form below.

One Last Thing

The RTConnect product line will grow to include enablement appliances, software solutions and other leading-edge connectivity products and services. Keep up to date on all the new and exciting RTConnect solutions as they’re released by signing up to receive our product updates.

Simply put…we move your data.