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The Anybus X-gateway makes it possible to transfer data between a DeviceNet network up to a Ethernet network which can be Modbus TCP/ EtherNet/IP or HTTP.

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 Scanner on DeviceNet network and an Adapter on the EtherNet/IP network. This gateway version has additional support for CIP message routing between EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet.

Easy Configuration – No programming required!

This Anybus X-gateway version has its owns Configuration Tool allows you to configure the parameters associated with the Ethernet and DeviceNet network interfaces. The included BWConfig is a Microsoft Windows application that communicates with the X-gateway over a standard RS-232 serial link using the PC serial port or USB serial adapter.

Product Information

  • Fast copying of cyclic I/O data between the two networks
  • Powerful Scanner interface eliminates the need for a PLC controller on the DeviceNet network 
  • Connects information or control level networks to device level networks for programming, configuration, control or data collection. (E.g. Modbus TCP to DeviceNet)
  • Provides CIP Router/Bridge functionality to connect EtherNet/IP to DeviceNet
  • Included IT functions – WEB-server, E-mail client, FTP-server, Telnet
  • Robust stand-alone housing for use in harsh industrial environments
  • Global free technical support and consultancy

An Anybus X-gateway with an integrated DeviceNet Scanner interface can be used when there is no existing DeviceNet controlling PLC.

  • DeviceNet CONFORMANCE TESTED™ by ODVA
  • DeviceNetNet Specification version: Communications Adapter profile 12
  • Supports up to 63 DeviceNet Adapter/Slaves
  • Max. 512 bytes of Input and 512 bytes of Output data
  • Optional Live List of the active status of the connected adapters
  • DeviceNet baudrate 125, 250, 500 kbit/s
  • Supports I/O Slave messaging: Bit strobe, Polling, Cyclic and COS
  • MacID node address setting via DIP switches
  • 1x 5-pin, 5.08 Phoenix plug connector

EtherNet/IP adapter settings can be made either via the built-in web interface, or by importing the provided .EDS file into engineering tool of the controlling PLC. 

    • EtherNet/IP CONFORMANCE TESTED™ by ODVA 
    • EtherNet/IP Level 2 I/O Server CIP
    • 10/100Mbit operation in full or half-duplex
    • Max. 509 bytes Input and 505 bytes Output data
    • Device Level Ring (DLR) functionality available (announce-based ring participant)
    • Integrated FTP server provides easy file management using standard FTP clients.
    • Web server with dynamic data capability and Server Side Include (SSI) capability
    • Email client with dynamic data capability and Event-triggered email handling
    • Per-user security framework
    • Quality of Service (QoS) available
    • DNS Capability
    • TCP/IP settings via DHCP/ARP/Anybus IPconfig (HICP)
    • Integrated switch allowing for a daisy-chain topology
    • 2x RJ-45 EtherNet/IP ports available simultaneously
    Dimensions (L•W•D)   126 x 110 x 42mm or 4,96 x 4,33 x 1,65″
    Weight 500g or 1,10 lbs
    Operating temperature 0 to +65 °C  or  +32 to +147 °F 
    Power supply 24 VDC +/- 20% via 2-pole 5.08 mm Phoenix pluggable screw connector  
    Current consumption     max. 300mA
    Enclosure material  Aluminium
    Installation position Vertical
    Galvanic isolation YES, on both BUS/Ethernet side
    Mechanical rating IP20, NEMA rating 1
    Mounting DIN-rail (EN 50022 standard)
    Configuration via 9-pin DSUB RS-232 port with the included BWConfig Windows software
    Certifications CE, CULUS, ATEX
    Order Code  AB7607
    Included components            

    Gateway
    Quick start documentation
    USB configuration cable
    Resource CD with DeviceNet master configuration software

    Power supply not included

    Configuration and Anybus OPC server software is available for download.

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