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TURCK's BL67 EtherNet/IP Programmable Gateway with DeviceNet Subnet
April 10, 2010
1 Min Read
Turck's BL67 EtherNet/IP programmable gateways perform localor distributed control functions and are now equipped with the technology tocontrol a DeviceNet sub-networks. These devices provide all of thefunctionality associated with the IP67 rated BL67 system, including managingthe local I/O, while also being able to be the master on the DeviceNet networkand making the data available to the Ethernet network. These system allow usersto bridge the gap between a control layer and a data layer while also expandingthe I/O directly on the Ethernet network. The TURCK modules work as gateways between EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet. Acomplete DeviceNet network with up to 63 standard nodes can be connected to theEtherNet/IP network. This provides users that have invested in a DeviceNetinfrastructure but would like to migrate to Ethernet with a new option.I/O-ASSISTANT project planning software on FDT/DTM is available for configuration,parameterization, set-up support, diagnostics, documentation, etc.; the entireDeviceNet configuration is setup with just the touch of a button. This productallows users of new or existing device level networks to bridge the gap withEthernet. The modular I/O solution of BL67 provides the ability to mix andmatch the specific I/O needs at the EIP level, while providing an integratedDeviceNet Master to manage the network below. In addition, the BL67 PG isprogrammable and can perform local control that provides users with a local ornetwork control system. This product makes migration from a DeviceNet network acost effective option as well as providing the best of both worlds for a newinstallation.
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