Running Out of 1794-ASB Spares? ProSoft’s Migration Gateway Can Help

Bakersfield, Calif., October 14, 2015 – If you have FLEX™ I/O on Remote I/O™, you may have heard that the 1794-ASB has been discontinued. If you are concerned about having enough spares, we have good news for you: ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP™ to Remote I/O or DH+™ Gateway now supports migration of FLEX I/O adapters. 

AN-X2-AB-DHRIO Flex I/O Addition Schematic

If you don’t want to upgrade the entire system yet, the gateway allows your PLC-5® or SLC™ to connect to and control 1794-AENT EtherNet/IP FLEX IO adapters, letting you forgo upgrading your whole system. The gateway supports up to 16 EtherNet/IP connections, and it lets you avoid PLC code changes.

The Migration Gateway can also be used to upgrade legacy HMIs and Drives. For more information about the gateway and all of ProSoft’s Phased Migration Solutions, visit

ProSoft Technology: Where Automation Connects

ProSoft Technology specializes in the development of industrial communication solutions for automation and control applications. Our primary focus is to provide a connectivity interface that links dissimilar automation networks as seamlessly as if they were all from the same supplier. Essentially, ProSoft Technology products act as an interpreter so data can flow easily between machines that speak different languages. ProSoft Technology products include plug-in interfaces for large automation suppliers’ controllers such as Rockwell Automation®, as well as stand-alone gateways and industrial wireless solutions. ProSoft products can be found in nearly every industry that employs automation. Starting with one computer chip in 1988, ProSoft Technology now has over 400 products supporting more than 60 different industrial computer languages. Our goal is to support our customers from pre-sales through the entire life-cycle of the application. With 500 distributors in 52 countries and Regional Offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America, ProSoft Technology is able to provide quality products with free technical support to customers worldwide.