Anybus gateways offer solutions for any type of connectivity issue, whether it is a network-to-network or device-to-network situation. All gateways include fully implemented fieldbus and industrial Ethernet interfaces making them ready to connect your equipment to any desired network.
Anybus X-gateways help you to easily connect any two networks, enabling a consistent information flow throughout the entire plant. You get fast transfer of cyclic I/O data between two networks, offloading the PLC from working with additional complex calculations. X-gateways are tested and proven with all leading manufacturers of PLCs such as Siemens, Allen Bradley, Schneider Electric, Mitsubishi, ABB, Omron, Hitachi, Beckhoff, Phoenix Contact, Bosch Rexroth and more.
Anybus Communicator is a family of protocol converters that connect devices to all major industrial networks. The Communicator is capable of converting almost any standard or user specific protocol, supporting Modbus RTU, DF1, ASCII and proprietary serial and CAN based protocols. This means that you do not have to worry about making any hardware or software changes to your device. Simply connect a Communicator and you will be able to connect to any network.
Anybus Wireless Bridge enables you create a disturbance-free wireless connection to an industrial device. The solution is ideal for communication through hazardous areas or hard-to-reach locations where cables are not desirable. Wireless transmission is made via Bluetooth or WLAN technology and there are several versions available for both serial and industrial Ethernet communication.