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CANopen Master - Modbus RTU gateway

Anybus CANopen master/slave to Modbus RTU slave X-gateway

The Anybus X-gateway CANopen Master provides a seamless connection between a Modbus RTU network and a secondary CANopen sub-network. This makes it possible to integrate CANopen devices in a Modbus RTU system.
The gateway acts as a Modbus RTU slave for the primary network and as a CANopen master or slave for the second network

With help of convenient configuration software it's easy to configure the data exchange bi-directional between both the networks.
X-gateway - CANopen Master - Modbus RTU
Primary network
Primary network
X-gateway - CANopen Master - Modbus RTU
X-gateway - CANopen Master - Modbus RTU

Features and benefits

  • Fast copying of cyclic I/O data between a CANopen and Modbus RTU network (5 ms)
  • Fulll CANopen Master/Manager functionality, eliminates the need for an PLC controller on the CANopen network
  • Connects up to 126 CANopen slave devices
  • Proven and tested with all PLC manufacturers
  • Easy CANopen configuration via the included Anybus Configuration Manager software. No programming required
  • Robust stand-alone housing for use in harsh industrial environments
  • Global free technical support and consultancy

Fast copuing of I/O data

The X-gateway's primary function is fast transfer of cyclic I/O data between the Modbus RTU and the CANopen network. I/O data from the PROFIBUS network is written into CANopen objects that can be mapped into CANopen PDOs and vice versa. The gateway acts as a full Master/Manager on the CANopen network and as a Slave on the Modbus RTU network. The data transmission between the two networks is completely transparent with a maximum data capacity of 510 bytes in each direction

Easy configuration - No programming required!

CANopen configuration can easily be made through the included Anybus Configuration Manager CANopen software, or with any other standard CANopen configuration tool. No programming skills are needed.
The Anybus Configuration Manager scans the CANopen devices on the subnet. The software linked to the CAN bus by using a CAN interface which is available separately.

CANopen Master/Manager

  • CANopen Master/Manager implementation according to the CANopen specification DS301 v4.0.2.
  • Connects up to 126 CANopen slaves
  • Network Management (NMT) messages, to configure and initialize the network.
  • Supporting 128 Receive PDOs and 128 Transmit PDOs, each can transfer up to 8 bytes.
  • Up to 510 bytes of cyclic data in each direction (PDO)
  • PDO message types: COS (Change of State), Cyclic Synchronous, Acyclic Synchronous.
  • Synchronization Object (SYNC) is used for synchronizing PDO communication.
  • Heartbeat Mechanism to monitor the status of nodes.
  • Node Guarding/Life Guarding Protocol provides possibility to guard slaves or the master.
  • EMCY (Emergency Object) is used for error reporting.
  • LSS master functionality
  • Can also function as a CANopen Slave

Modbus RTU Slave interface

Modbus RTU network address settings made via on-board configuration switches.
  • Complete Modbus RTU slave functionality
  • Max 512 bytes of Input and 512 bytes of Output data
  • Modbus diagnostics support
  • Configuration via on-board DIP switches
  • Modbus RTU baudrate 12-57,6 kbit/s
Technische gegevens
Dimensions 120 x 75 x 27mm
Weight 150g
Operating temperature -25 to +55 °C
Storage temperature -40 to +85 °C
Power supply 24 VDC
Current consumption Typical 150mA
Configuration port USB
CAN  
  Baudrate 20 kbit/s - 1 Mbit/s
  Protocol support CAN 2.0A and 2.0B (11 and 29 bit identifiers)
  Connector D-sub 9 Male
Modbus RTU  
  Connector 1x Sub-D99 female
Galvanic isolation On both CAN and Modbus RTU side
Protection class IP20
Mounting DIN-rail (EN 50022 standard)
Certifications CE, CULUS, ATEX/Haz.Loc, RoHS
Contents of delivery
- Anybus Communicator CAN-Modbus RTU
- Anybus Configuration Manager (Windows™)
- Quick Reference Manual
- User Manual

Part number(s)

AB7305
Anybus X-gateway CANopen Master - Modbus RTU, 1x CAN, 1x Modbus RTU
Anybus X-gateway CANopen Master - Modbus RTU, 1x CAN, 1x Modbus RTU

Options

021670
Anybus Configuration Manager - Configuration Kit, incl. USB-to-CAN interface
 
 

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