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EtherNet/IP™ to Siemens® Industrial Ethernet Communication Gateway

PLX32-EIP-SIE

ProSoft Technology’s EtherNet/IP™ to Siemens® Industrial Ethernet communication gateway allows high-speed bi-directional data transfers between Rockwell Automation® PACs and Siemens® S7 PACs. Two separate Ethernet ports allow each protocol to reside on separate subnets, allowing you to pass data between the two subnets without changing each device’s IP address.

In addition, the gateway includes an embedded EDS Add-On Profile, allowing for simplified integration and reduced commissioning time.

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Features and Benefits

  • Two separate Ethernet ports allow each protocol to reside on separate subnets. This allows you to pass data between the two subnets without changing each device’s IP address to be on the same subnet. 
  • Data prioritization: Multiple I/O connections allow you to set RPIs for status and/or control data.
  • Includes an embedded EDS Add-On Profile, allowing for simplified integration and reduced commissioning time. 
  • Gateway includes a SD card slot (SD card optional) for storing configuration files. This can be used for disaster recovery. 
  • Secure module configuration via module switch (v1.04 and greater). 
  • Up to 4000 16-bit registers can be used to exchange large amounts of data

Specifications

 

EtherNet/IP™ Specifications 

Specification

Description

Number of Class 3 Server Connections

5

Supported PLC Types

PLC2, PLC5, SLC, CLX, CMPLX, MICROLX

Supported Message Types

PCCC and CIP

Class 3 Client Connections

Connected: 2
Unconnected: 1

Number of Class 1 I/O Connections

2

I/O connection sizes

248/248

Max RPI time

5 ms per connection

CIP Services Supported

0x4C - CIP Data Table Read
0x4D - CIP Data Table Write

Command List

Support for 100 commands per Client, each configurable for command type, IP address, register to/from addressing and word/bit count.

Command Sets

PLC-2/PLC-3/PLC5 Basic Command Set
PLC5 Binary Command Set
PLC5 ASCII Command Set
SLC500 Command Set

Siemens® Industrial Ethernet Specifications 

Specification

Description

Supported PLC Data Exchange (Read and Write)

Siemens S7-200, S7-300, S7-400, S7-1200, S7-1500

Supported Register Types

DB, Inputs, Outputs, Flags, Counters, Timers

Supported Clients

20

Hardware

Specification

Description

Power Supply

24 VDC nominal 10 to 36 VDC allowed Positive, Negative, GND Terminals

Current Load

24 VDC nominal @ 300 mA
10 to 36 VDC @ 610 mA maximum

Operating Temperature

-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)

Storage Temperature

-40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F)

Relative Humidity

5% to 95% RH with no condensation

Dimensions (H x W x D)

5.38 x 1.99 x 4.38 in
13.67 x 5.05 x 11.13 cm

Certifications

Declaration of Conformity (RoHS/CE) 359.42 kB Last Modified 11/09/2020
ODVA EtherNet/IP - Declaration of Conformity 183.48 kB Last Modified 11/09/2020
Korean KC Registration 974.32 kB Last Modified 07/07/2020
Declaration of Conformity (ATEX) 348.50 kB Last Modified 10/28/2019