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The Anybus X-gateway allows you to seamlessly inter-connect PLC control systems and their connected devices between CC-Link and PROFINET-IRT networks

The X-gateways primary function is with the fast transfer of cyclic I/O data between the two networks. This offloads your PLC from working with additional calculations. The gateway acts as a Slave/Device on both networks. The data transmission is completely transparent with a maximum data capacity of 512 bytes in each direction.

Easy Configuration – No programming required!

The connection between the two networks is quickly set up in the Anybus Configuration Manager software, included with the X-gateway. No programming skills are needed to set up the X-gateway. As factory default, the X-gateways have a pre-defined I/O size of 20 bytes I/O.

Product Information

  • Fast copying of cyclic I/O data between PROFINET-IRT and CC-Link networks (10-15 ms)
  • Proven and tested with all PLC manufacturers
  • Supports up to a maximum of 512 bytes of Input and Output data in each direction
  • Possibility to build web pages displaying and controlling a factory floor process with data from the other connected network
  • Fast, dynamic transfer of fieldbus data to e.g. SCADA/HMI/Enterprise level systems based on Microsoft Windows, via the included Anybus OPC server
  • Optional control status information added to I/O data for diagnostic purposes
  • Robust stand-alone housing for use in harsh industrial environments
  • Global free technical support and consultancy

CC-Link Slave interface

CC-Link Slave settings can be made either via on-board switches, or by importing the provided .CSP file into engineering tool of the controlling PLC.

  • Complete CC-Link slave Version 1 and 2 functionality
  • CC-Link Conformance BAP-05027-B specification
  • Transparent CC-Link communication (Standard Mode)
  • PLC Profile compliant communication (PLC profile mode)
  • Max. 896 bits/128 words (368 bytes) of I/O data in each direction
  • Supports CC-Link baudrates 156 kbit/s – 10 Mbit/s
  • Up to 4 occupied stations
  • Up to 8 extension cycles (version 2 only)
  • CC-Link configuration via on-board switches or via .CSP file
  • 1x 5-pin, 5.08 Phoenix plug network connector

PROFINET IRT Device/Slave settings can be made either via the built-in web interface, or by importing the provided .GSDML file into engineering tool of the controlling PLC.

  • Complete PROFINET RT and IRT functionality specification 2.3
  • Conformance tested supporting Class A, B and C
  • Max 512 bytes of Input and 512 bytes of Output data
  • Baud rate 10/100 Mbit/s Isochronous cycle times 0.25 to 4 ms (25 Us increments)
  • SNMP-MIBII support
  • TCP/IP Configuration via DCP (Discovery and Configuration Protocol)
  • LLDP (Linked Layer Discovery Protocol)
  • Support for I&M (Identification & Maintenance)
  • PROFINET uplink configuration via .GSDML file
  • Dual port cut-through switch
  • Dual RJ-45 ports available simultaneously
  • PROFINET Asset Management
    Dimensions (L•W•H)   114 x 44 x 127mm or 4,49 x 1,73 x 5,00″
    Weight 400g or 0,880 lbs
    Operating temperature -25 to +65 °C  or  -13 to +149 °F 
    Storage temperature -40 to +85 °C  or  -40 to +185 °F 
    Power supply 24 VDC +/- 20% via 2-pole 5.08 mm Phoenix pluggable screw connector  
    Current consumption     max. 400mA (Typical 200mA)
    Enclosure material  Aluminium and plastic
    Installation position Vertical / Flat*
    Galvanic isolation YES, on both BUS/Ethernet side
    Mechanical rating IP20, NEMA rating 1
    Mounting DIN-rail (EN 50022 standard)
    I/O configuration via USB port with Anybus Configuration Manager software
    Certifications CE, CULUSRoHS
    Order Code  AB7512
    Included components            

    Gateway
    Quick start documentation
    USB configuration cable

    Power supply not included

    Configuration and Anybus OPC server software is available for download

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