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5127-Serial-HART

DF1 Master/Slave to HART2 Multi-drop Gateway

5127-DFCM-HART2

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The ProLinx DF1 Master/Slave to HART Multi-drop Gateway creates a powerful connection between devices on a DF1 network and HART devices. This stand-alone DIN-rail mounted protocol gateway provides one serial port and up to eight HART channels.

The DF1 protocol driver supports Master or Slave implementations of the protocol on each DF1 port. All DF1 ports are individually configurable.

The HART protocol driver works as a Master on four (HART) or eight channels (HART2 – not available on certain configurations) per interface card, depending on implementation. Each channel is individually configurable.

Features and Benefits

Applications

The DFCM-HART gateways are the ideal solution for many applications where DF1 connectivity can be used to integrate Hart devices into a system. The DF1 gateway is a powerful module designed with both Master and Slave support, enabling easy connection to Rockwell Automation PLCs (CLX, SLC, PLC, CPLX, and similar devices). In combination with the Hart device support, the module provides a very powerful interface to the many Hart devices which are in use in the industrial marketplace today. Applications for the module are found in most industries, especially Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Electrical Power and Food Processing.

Applications

The DFCM-HART modules are the ideal solution for the many applications where DF1 connectivity can be used to integrate HART devices into a system. The DF1 gateway is a powerful module designed with both Master and Slave support, enabling easy connection to Rockwell Automation PLCs (CLX, SLC, PLC, CPLX, and similar devices). In combination with the Hart device support, the module provides a very powerful interface to the many HART devices which are in use in the industrial marketplace today. Applications for the module are found in most industries, especially Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Electrical Power and Food Processing.

Specifications

Internal Database

The ProLinx module contains an internal database that consists of areas for application data, status information, and configuration information.

The internal database is shared between all ports on the module and is used as a conduit to pass information from a device on one network to one or more devices on another network.

Application Data Area

The data area is used to store and retrieve data by the protocol drivers and for data exchange between protocols. The database is used as a source for write commands to remote devices and holds data collected from the remote devices. Commands defined in the configuration file (stored in the configuration data area) control how the data is to be handled in the database.

Status Data Area

This area is used to store error codes, counters, and port status information for each port.

Configuration Data Area

This area contains module configuration information such as port configuration, network information, and command configuration. This configuration file is downloaded to, or uploaded from, this area.

Hardware

Specification

Description

Power Supply

24 VDC nominal
18 to 32 VDC allowed
Positive, Negative, GND Terminals
2.5 mm screwdriver blade

Current Load

500 mA max @ 32 VDC max

Operating Temperature

-4° F to 122° F (-20° C to 50° C)

Storage Temperature

-40° F to 185° F (-40° C to 85° C)

Relative Humidity

5% to 95% (without condensation)

Dimensions

Standard:
5.20 in H x 2.07 in W x 4.52 in D (13.2 cm x 5.25 cm x 11.48 cm)

Extended:
 5.20 in H x 2.73 in W x 4.52 in D (13.2 cm x 6.934 cm x 11.48 cm)

LED Indicators

Power and Module Status
Application Status
HART Channel Activity (Green)

(Ethernet-equiped Gateways Only)
Ethernet Link
Ethernet Activity

Configuration Serial Port

DB-9M RS-232 only
No hardware handshaking

Ethernet Port (Ethernet modules only)

RJ45 Connector

Electrical Isolation 1500 V RMS at 50 Hz to 60 Hz for 60 s, applied as specified in section 5.3.2 of IEC 60950: 1991

Ethernet Broadcast Storm Resiliency = less than or equal to 5000 [ARP] frames-per-second and less than or equal to 5 minutes duration

HART Interface

Four (4) HART Multi-drop channels

Screw terminals for each channel

24 VDC power supply
(third-party, not supplied with the gateway)

Must have sufficient current capacity to supply all loop-powered HART devices

Screw terminals for 24 VDC available on HART connector, supplied with the gateway, for loop-powered configurations

Shipped with Each Unit

Mini-DIN to DB-9M serial cables
4 ft RS-232 configuration cable
2.5 mm screwdriver
CD (docs and Configuration utility)
RS232-to-RS422/RS485 Screw Terminal Adapter(s) (Serial Gateways Only)
HART Terminal Block connector

Downloads

ProSoft Configuration Builder (PCB)
DFCM HART Datasheet 63.39 kB Last Modified 11/08/2014
DFCM Protocol Manual 866.04 kB Last Modified 02/16/2012
HART Driver Manual 922.47 kB Last Modified 09/15/2017

Protocols

DFCM Protocol Specification


The DF1 protocol driver supports Master or Slave implementations of the protocol on each DF1 port. All DF1 ports are individually configurable.


Protocol Specifications

The DF1 Master/Slave Protocol driver provides extensive support for both Master and Slave implementations of the protocol. The serial port on the gateway is user-configurable to support the DF1 protocol (Master or Slave, Error Checking, Baud rate, etc).

General Parameters

Communication parameters

Local Station ID: 0 to 254
Ports 1 to 3 Baud Rate: 110 to 115K baud
Stop Bits: 1
Data Size: 8 bits
Parity: None, Even, Odd
RTS Timing delays: 0 to 65535 milliseconds

Error Checking

BCC and CRC

Miscellaneous

Full hardware handshaking control, providing radio, smart modem and multi-drop support
Floating point data supported

DF1 Master Protocol Specifications

The ports on the module can be individually configured as Master ports. When configured in master mode, the DFCM module is capable of reading and writing data to remote DF1 devices.

DF1 Master Driver

DF1 Modes

Full-Duplex - Master (Module generates commands)

Half-Duplex - Polling

Command List

Up to 100 commands per Master port, each fully-configurable for function, slave address, register to/from addressing and word/bit count

Polling of Command List

User-configurable polling of commands, including disabled, continuous, and on change of data (write only)

DF1 Slave Protocol Specifications

The ports on the module can be individually configured to support the Slave mode of the DF1 protocol. When in slave mode, the module can accept DF1 commands from a master to read/write data stored in the module's internal registers.

DF1 Slave Driver

DF1 Modes

Full Duplex - Slave (not peer mode)
Half Duplex - Polled

Configurable parameters per slave port

Data Table File Start (File N[x] 0 to 999)
Data Table File Size (1 to 1000 words)
Data Table location in database (0 to 3999)


HART Protocol Specification


The HART protocol driver works as a Master on four (HART) or eight channels (HART2 not available on certain configurations) per interface card, depending on implementation. Each channel is individually configurable.


Protocol Specifications

The HART Master Protocol exists in 4 channel implementations with HART2 allowing 8 channels. This driver can be configured on an individual channel basis to operate as a HART Master Station and supports all the available HART commands including Universal, Common Practice and Device Specific Commands. Each HART channel is independently configured to interface with the internal database in the module.

The auto-poll mode allows the module to automatically collect data from each HART instrument on the channel and store the data in the module's database without the use of user commands. The module automatically generates HART commands 0, 3, 13, 14 and 15.

General Parameters

Communication parameters

Number of HART Preambles: 2 to 50

Enable Handheld: Y or N

Primary Master: Y or N

Configurable Parameters per Channel

Auto-Poll Enable, Short / Long Address Retries, Retries After Error

Poll Time After Error, Number of Commands, Slave List Error Pointer

HART Driver

Command List

Up to 100 fully configurable commands per channel

Polling of command list

User configurable polling of commands, including disabled, continuous, on change of data (write only) and dynamically user or automatic enabled.

HART® is a registered trademark of the HART Communication Foundation


Certifications

CB Safety 35.78 kB Last Modified 08/27/2012
CE Mark 92.34 kB Last Modified 02/28/2013
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2 1.08 MB Last Modified 07/02/2013
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2 (Canada) 1.10 MB Last Modified 07/02/2013