EtherNet/IP Industrial Communication Gateways

Distinctive CIP Services
Product Category
Communications Bridges and Gateways
Device Profile
Communications Adapter: 0x0C

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ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP® gateways offer bi-directional data transfers between devices on dissimilar networks. The PLX30 line of gateways support multiple I/O connections to EtherNet/IP-enabled Programmable Automation Controllers, providing real time transfer of up to 4,000 words of data from various devices such as HMI SCADA systems, power monitors and flow computers.

The PLX30 gateways are DIN-rail mounted and come with one Ethernet port for communications, allowing for remote configuration and diagnostics. The PLX30s can have up to four (4) serial communication ports. Add-On Profiles are included with the modules and provide premier integration with RSLogix 5000.

Available part numbers include:

  • PLX31-EIP-MBTCP EtherNet/IP to Modbus TCP/IP Communication Gateways
  • PLX31-EIP-MBS, EtherNet/IP to Modbus Serial Communication Gateways
  • PLX31-EIP-MBS4 EtherNet/IP to Modbus Serial 4 Port Communication Gateways
  • PLX31-EIP-ASCII, PLX31-EIP-ASCII4 EtherNet/IP to ASCII Communication Gateways
  • PLX31-EIP-SIE, EtherNet/IP to Siemens Industrial Ethernet
  • PLX31-EIP-PND, EtherNet/IP™ to PROFINET IO Device Gateway
  • PLX32-EIP-PND, EtherNet/IP to PROFINET Gateway for Dual Subnets

Features include:

  • Input power range (10 Vdc-36 Vdc)
  • Extended temperature range (-25°C to 70°C)
  • 4,000 Word Database for Status & Application Data
  • Multiple I/O Connections
  • 10/100 Mb Auto Sensing Ethernet Port with cable crossover detection
  • Data Analyzer for Modbus Serial Network
  • SD Card slot for optimal back up configuration

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DOC Number: 11107 Year: 2023

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Maximum # Connections Supported
Total CIP 16
Explicit Messaging: Originator 3
I/O Messaging: Scanner 0
I/O Messaging: Target (Adapter) 8
Explicit Messaging: Target 5
Device Configuration
Hardware Switches
EDS File Instance in Device
Parameter Objects
Custom Software
MAC Parameter Configuration: Speed
10 Mbps
100 Mbps
MAC Parameter Configuration: Duplex
Address Configuration
Hardware Switches
Custom Software
CIP Safety Node
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