Tag Archives: Ethernet

Ensuring You Get the Best Protocol Gateway

Here at Real Time Automation®, we specialize in making easy-to-use connectivity products, including industrial protocol [...]

How Does DH+ Compare to Ethernet?

When it comes to industrial communications protocols, one of the inevitable questions is: How does [...]

Four Things Every Beginner Should Know About EtherNet/IP (Told by an EtherNet/IP Beginner)

Believe it or not, I am not the most tech-savvy guy. My friends in high [...]

Four Things Every Beginner Should Know About Modbus (Told by a Modbus Beginner)

Just imagine for a moment—imagine you’re a 23-year-old, just one year out of college. By [...]

10 Dumb Industrial Ethernet Mistakes Smart People Make

My friends at Fluke Networks recently published an excellent article detailing the mistakes many of us [...]

The Wrong Way To Do Manufacturing Security

Lockdown of a different stripe – locking down a validated production system with perimeter security [...]

To Duplex or Not to Duplex

Duplex is one of those communications terms that sounds more technical than it is. But [...]

Hubs, Managed and Unmanaged Switches

When I was very, very young, I remember my grandmother having a party line telephone. [...]

EtherNet/IP and the TCP/IP Software Stack

I’m sure that there’s software that is more historic; the code that landed Neil Armstrong [...]

What Are the 10 Most Important Questions to Ask About Modbus?

Modbus RTU will live forever. With its simplicity, ease of use, world-wide implementation, and small [...]