Gateway Links Them All

The netTAP 100 is designed as a flexible and cost-effective gateway to bridge the gaps between traditional fieldbus, real-time Ethernet based systems and serial protocols.

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Based on the vendor’s netX chip, up to 1,000 protocol combinations are possible in a modular compact DIN-rail mounted housing. The netTAP 100 is capable of linking any of the major fieldbuses, real-time Industrial Ethernets and serial protocols used in the market today, says the vendor. Master and Slave protocols for CANopen, DeviceNet, Profibus, CCLink, EtherCat, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, Powerlink, Profinet, SERCOS III, MB/RTU, MB ASCII RS232-, RS422, and RS485 are included for real-time I/O data exchange. The netTAP 100 can be configured to be a master or slave on either end. The configuration software for the master side is an enhanced version of which is an FDT/DTM-based tool. A standard USB port is used for configuration, as well as loading network firmware and diagnostics.

Hilscher North America Inc.

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