Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, and Profinet Networks

Acromag’s Ethernet/IPModbus TCP I/O, and Profinet products offer a variety of solutions for remote I/O, distributed process control, and factory automation applications. Analog and discrete Ethernet I/O modules interface sensors and actuators to controllers with Modbus TCP/IP or Ethernet/IP CIP protocol network communication.

Acromag’s Ethernet/IPModbus TCP I/O, and Profinet products offer a variety of solutions for remote I/O, distributed process control, and factory automation applications. Analog and discrete Ethernet I/O modules interface sensors and actuators to controllers with Modbus TCP/IP or Ethernet/IP CIP protocol network communication.

4 Series of Ethernet I/O Solutions to Choose From

Acromag NT
BusWorks 900EN
BusWorks XT Series Ethernet Remote I/O Acromag BusWorks XT Series
i2o Peer-to-Peer Communication: Acromag EtherStax
  • NEW BusWorks NT Series Expandable Ethernet Remote I/O 
    • Configurable for Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, or Profinet. (Ethernet/IP, Profinet support coming soon.)
    • Configure with built-in web pages via internet browser; save with copy utility.
  • BusWorks 900EN Series 
    • Configurable for Modbus TCP/IP or Ethernet/IP.
    • Configure with built-in web pages via internet browser; save with copy utility.
  • BusWorks XT Series 
    • Configurable for Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, & Profinet.
    • USB configured with Acromag XT-SIP software; save as file & easy download.
  • EtherStax ES2000 Series
    • Configurable for Modbus TCP/IP & Modbus UDP/IP.
    • Configure with built-in web pages via Internet browser; save with copy utility.

Process Automation Products Overview Video

Ethernet I/O Modules

Ethernet Analog I/O
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NT2110: Ethernet Discrete I/O Modules

Ethernet Digital I/O
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Ethernet Multi-Function I/O
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Ethernet Switches and Converters
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Ethernet Software Support
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Ethernet Accessories
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EtherNet/IP (Ethernet Industrial Protocol) is traditional Ethernet combined with an industrial application layer protocol targeted to industrial automation. This application layer protocol is the Control and Information Protocol (CIP™). EtherNet/IP was created in an attempt to overcome the shortcomings of traditional IEEE 802.3 Ethernet as applied to the industrial automation world.

Modbus TCP/IP uses TCP/IP and Ethernet to carry the data of the Modbus message structure between compatible devices. That is, Modbus TCP/IP combines a physical network (Ethernet), with a networking standard (TCP/IP), and a standard method of representing data (Modbus as the application protocol). Essentially, the Modbus TCP/IP message is simply a Modbus communication encapsulated in an Ethernet TCP/IP wrapper.

Profinet controllers are programmed with a special Profinet Configuration tool, like the Step7 from Siemens.

CE compliant. UL/cUL Class 1 Div 2 Zone 2 approvals. ATEX Certified.