Anybus CompactCom is a range of embedded communication solutions that provide devices with connectivity to any industrial network, fieldbus and industrial Ethernet.
Anybus CompactCom is available in 3 form factors:
- Chip: A full network connectivity solution on a single chip for integration into the user’s PCB design.
- Brick: Ideal for users who have limited space or want to add their own choice of network connectors.
- Module: A complete and interchangeable communication module gives the fastest time to market.
Regardless of form factor, users still have the unique interchangeability of Anybus. For example, it is possible to embed a CompactCom module into an automation device and later re-use the same software implementation for a CompactCom Brick or Chip solution. This means a minimum of development efforts for the user.
Multi-network connectivity with one development project
Anybus CompactCom give users access to all types of industrial networks — traditional fieldbuses as well as industrial Ethernet — through one single development project.
The Anybus CompactCom 40-series supports all major industrial networks (Profibus, Profinet, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, Modbus-TCP, Powerlink, CC-Link, CC-Link IE Field). It is especially suitable for high-end industrial Ethernet and fieldbus applications in which fast network cycles and synchronization demands are key elements. Since the 40-series practically offers "zero delay" between the device and the network it is ideal for high performance, synchronized applications such as servo drive systems. Core element of the 40-series is the new Anybus NP40 network processor.