Basically, I think this unit is an awesome piece of equipment. Within a few minutes of hooking it up, I had data from my ControlLogix processsor out the serial port of the Gateway to a Telesis PinStamper. Within less than an hour I had the entire setup working properly. Thanks!
John Rinaldi is Chief Strategist, Business Development Manager and CEO of Real Time Automation (RTA). After escaping from Marquette University with a degree in Electrical Engineering, John worked in various jobs in the Automation Industry before once again fleeing back into the comfortable halls of academia. At the University of Connecticut, he once again talked his way into a degree, this time in Computer Science (MS CS). John is a recognized expert in industrial networks and the author of six books: Modbus: The Everyman’s Guide to Modbus, OPC UA – Unified Architecture: The Everyman’s Guide to OPC UA, EtherNet/IP: The Everyman’s Guide to EtherNet/IP, The Smart Product Manager’s Guide to Industrial Automation Connectivity, The Smart Product Manager’s Guide to Connectivity in the Packaging Industry, and his latest, The Everyman’s Guide to Properly Architecting Ethernet/IP Networks.