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Anybus X-gateway CANopen

Anybus X-gateway CANopen

The new Anybus X-gateway CANopen from HMS Industrial Networks helps system integrators to connect existing CANopen networks with new Profinet installations. The Anybus X-gateway mounts onto a standard DIN rail and is powered by 24V industrial power supply. The gateway transfers data from the PLC on the Profinet side to the CANopen devices, while also transferring data from the devices on the CANopen side to the PLC on the Profinet side. The CANopen master functionality can be configured with any CANopen configuration tool. Up to 126 CANopen slaves can be connected to the gateway using a total of up to 128 receive PDOs and 128 transmit PDOs.

The X-gateway functions as an IO device on the Profinet side and is available in two versions: single port Profinet (RT) and 2-port Profinet (IRT). The IRT version complies with Profinet conformance class C including IRT (Isochronous Real Time) functions. The IRT version includes an integrated 2-port Profinet IRT switch which allows installations in line topology without the need for expensive external switches.

Typical usage is in factories, where CANopen-based machinery needs to be integrated into modern automation systems which are often based on Profinet.

Anybus X-gateway CANopen
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