Phoenix Digital provides a complete set of Modbus Communication Tools (Modbus Port Expander Plus (MPE+) and Modbus Fiber Optic communication modules), providing higher throughput, greater flexibility, improved compatibility, and higher reliability than ever before possible with conventional Modbus communication equipment. Phoenix Digital's Modbus Port Expander Plus (MPE+) product operates as a Modbus Multi-Master Multiplexer, Network Server, and Communication Controller, all in one. Phoenix Digital's Modbus Optical Communication Modules provide Redundant, Fault Tolerant, Self-Healing, Multidrop Fiber Optic Communications for High Reliability Modbus communications.
Modbus, Modbus TCP/IP
Modbus Port Expander Plus (MPE+) Features: 9 Individually Configurable Modbus communication ports; Multi-Master Multiplexing, Multiplex up to 8 Modbus Masters with a Single MPE+; Cascade multiple MPE+ units for added Modbus Master Multiplexing capability; Self Teaching, Real-Time Database; Instantaneous Modbus response; No-wait Screen Updating; Hot Standby, Failsafe Operation Between PLCs; Peer-to-Peer Modbus communication directly between Modbus slave devices; Host-to-Host Modbus communication directly between Modbus host devices; Interfaces dissimilar Modbus devices; On-the-Fly conversion of all Modbus communication parameters, including ASCII/RTU. Modbus Fiber Optic Communication Module: Fiber Optic Communications, Noise Immunity, Intrinsically Safe; Dependable Data Communications, On-line Error Checking, Fault Prediction, Fault Tolerant, Redundant Fiber Media; Network-wide Diagnostics: Locates Faults and Impending Faults; Short or Long Distances: 6 feet (2 Meters) to 6 Miles (10 kilometers) apart - Multimode Operation, over 16 miles (25 kilometers) apart - Single Mode Operation; Selectable wavelengths 850 nm, 1300 nm, 1550 nm. All Phoenix Digital OCX Series Modbus Optical Communication Modules are rated for installation in UL Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations.
See attached spec. sheet.