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Modbus News

Modbus Security - A New Protocol to Improve Control System Security
The new protocol provides robust protection through the blending of Transport Layer Security (TLS) with the traditional Modbus protocol. Download a a free copy of the specification at http://modbus.org/tech.php.
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Product News

Chipkin announces FREE Modbus Scanner app. available for download and as a white-label app.
The CAS Modbus Scanner Tool is now available as a free phone app for download on iOS, the Google Play Store, and Windows.
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AMCI Receives 2019 Control Design Readers' Choice Award
AMCI's integrated stepper motors have been ranked among the best of the best thanks to the readers of Control Design who have chosen AMCI as a preferred Stepper Motor supplier in the Motion category. The AMCI SMD Series motors feature built-in EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, & Profinet network connectivity, embedded Ethernet switch, SynchroStep™ technology, optional integrated encoder, IP67 rated versions, gearboxes, and compatible cord sets.
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CAS Gateway Creates BACnet IP, Modbus TCP, Modbus RTU Points for Real-Time Weather Values!
This new custom driver for the CAS HTTP JSON Gateway (CAS 2700-79) allows it to poll for values in JSON payloads over HTTP or HTTP(s). Values are extracted using a JSON path system and stored in an internal database. The data is then made available via other protocols such as BACnet IP, Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, etc. The CAS 2700-79 HTTP JSON Gateway driver can be used injunction with any HTTP(s) JSON API.
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Applied Motion Products Offers Compact Step Motors with High Torque for Space-Limited Applications
Compact step motors in NEMA sizes 8, 11 and 14 are great for applications with limited space such as medical devices, 3D printers, analytical and medical instruments, textile equipment, laboratory automation equipment, surveillance equipment, camera controls, and more. The new STF stepper drive family is Modbus-compatible and offers on-board programming and network communications.
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Microflex Introduces New Smart LED Process Bar Display
The new signal towers are a low-cost, easy-to-use alternative to magnetic level indicators. Microflex's electronic bar displays use multicolor LEDs to provide a highly configurable gauge that can be used to visualize almost any process data value.
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AMCI releases new DC-powered stepper controller/drive package
AMCI's new SD4840E2 combines drive and motion control technology into a single product to reduce stepper control system costs and simplify installation.
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Applied Motion Products introduces a new line of compact & powerful digital servo drives
The new line of SV200 Digital Servo Drives for DC-powered motion control applications removes requirements for power conversion components, and reduces costs by allowing multiple servo axes to draw power from a single DC power source.
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Advanced Micro Controls Inc. (AMCI) releases its new "E2 Technology."
AMCI's PLC-based SMD Series all-in-one stepper motor + drive + controllers features the company's new E2 Technology. Switching from one industrial Ethernet protocol to another is simple. The SMD Series with E2 Technology comes standard with EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and Profinet built into each unit.
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EtherNet/IP, Modbus® TCP/IP, and OPC UA - All in One Gateway
ProSoft's new PLX32-EIP-MBTCP-UA gateway brings together EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and OPC UA to make sure that end users' data has a streamlined path to a company's ERP and MES, ensuring the information is accessible and actionable.
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Opto 22 announces Edge Programmable Industrial Controller: groov EPIC
The groov EPIC® system combines I/O, control, data processing, and visualization into onesecure, maintainable, edge-of-network industrial system. It has connectors to Rockwell, Siemens and Modbus devices, as well as many others.
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Applied Motion Products' New Connector for NEMA 11 Frame StepSERVO Integrated Motor
The new optional connector separates communication terminals into two standalone power and I/O connectors, making it easier to establish daisy-chain connections on RS-485 and Modbus RTU networks.
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ProSoft Technology's Network Bridge Enables Remote Troubleshooting
The Network Bridge joins ProSoft's Industrial Cellular Gateway. Both solutions' remote connections are handled through ProSoft Connect.
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groov® Industrial Edge Appliance enhanced with OPC-UA drivers for Allen-Bradley® and Siemens® PLCs, plus MQTT
Opto 22's additions to the groov appliance include both a built-in OPC UA server and MQTT module. The built-in OPC UA server includes drivers to popular PLC brands, including Rockwell Automation® Allen-Bradley PLCs, Siemens S7 PLCs, and Modbus® TCP devices.
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Modbus-RTU Added to Integrated Motion Control
AMCI Integrated Motion Control products with Modbus TCP include 2-in-1 Drive/Controllers and 3-in-1 Motor/Drive/Controllers.
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ProSoft's PNC Gateways Connect Industrial Automation's Biggest Protocols
With its newest gateway solutions, ProSoft Technology helps companies use their EtherNet/IP or Modbus TCP-based PLCs/PACs to control their PROFINET devices.
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Microflex, LLC white paper explains how to use Modbus with its HART modems.
The MicroLink-HM HART modem can be used to calibrate and configure your HART devices, AND also store HART data, retreivable via Modbus-RTU commands.
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PiiGAB Announces M-Bus 900S with wireless M-Bus
The Wireless M-Bus application can read up to 500 meters with S, T or C-mode, and read the meters' signal strength to help ensure that the antenna and repeater are correctly placed.
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