Anybus Communicator CAN - Modbus TCP

Integrate your CAN-based industrial devices and equipment to a Modbus TCP control system without the need for any changes to the device. Just connect, configure and you're done!

The Anybus Communicator is a proven and trusted protocol converter gateway that connects non- industrial devices with a CAN-based protocol to Modbus TCP. The gateway performs an intelligent protocol conversion and presents the CAN data to the PLC/Controller as easily processed I/O data.

The Communicator is slim stand-alone gateway designed for IP20 and DIN-rail mounting, requiring a 24-volt power supply. The Communicator is conformance tested to current Modbus TCP specifications guaranteeing network compatibility. 

TYPICAL CAN APPLICATIONS

Typical CAN applications include variable frequency drives, sensors, actuators, human machine interfaces, barcode readers, RFID readers and industrial scales among others.

Anybus Communicator Modbus TCP

Features and benefits

  • Saves machine builders and device manufacturers of integrating a CAN interface
  • Allows system integrators to retro-fit older CAN-based automation devices into modern Modbus TCP communication structures
  • Requires no hardware or software changes to be made to the connected device
  • Compatible with leading PLCs with Modbus TCP support
  • Performs complete CAN protocol conversion, no PLC function blocks required
  • Flexible CAN frame building method for both Response/Request or Produce/Consume protocols
  • Intelligent I/O data mapping within the Communicator permits even devices with slow CAN communication can be integrated without any restrictions to the upper network
  • Integrated Email client, FTP server and embedded webserver for diagnostics and data visualization
  • Always free technical support from HMS and our global Anybus Distributors

CAN configuration - Anybus Configuration Manager

The Anybus Configuration Manager (ACM) is included with the purchase of the Anybus Communicator.

  • Graphical CAN frame building support using several ready-made CAN functions.
  • Can configure any CAN 2.0A or 2.0B based protocol (11 and 29 bit identifiers).
  • Configures upto 128 transactions containing a total of 256 CAN frames
  • Monitor/Modify function of process I/O data informing of CAN transaction status
  • Diagnostic transaction Live List in the network I/O informing of CAN transaction status
  • Multi-language support, supporting English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Polish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese
  • Handy Save/Load function allows for a completed configuration to be re-used for many other installations
  • Password protection prevents unauthorized upload and download of configurations

Modbus TCP interface features

  • Modbus TCP class 0, class 1 and partially class 2 device/slave functionality
  • Max 512 bytes Input and 512 bytes I/O data
  • 10/100Mbit operation in full or half-duplex
  • Dual RJ-45 ports available simultaneously with integrated switch for daisy chaining topology
  • TCP/IP settings configurable with web-page, Configuration Tool, DHCP or ARP

Ordering Information

Anybus Communicator Modbus TCP

NUMÉRO D’ARTICLE: AB7319

ÉTENDUE DE LA LIVRAISON:
- Instructions de démarrage rapide
- Câble de configuration USB
- Le connecteur D-sub est fournit à chaque envoi d'un communicateur.
- Logiciel de configuration disponible par téléchargement
-(Alimentation non incluse)

GARANTIE:  3 ans

Pour les instructions d’achat et les termes et conditions, voir:nbsp;Comment acheter

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