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HMS Anybus Wireless Bridge with Robust Wireless Connection to Industrial Devices

Posted on Thursday Oct 12, 2017 | anybus, bridge, wireless,

The HMS Anybus Wireless Bridge is a robust wireless gateway that enables you to get industrial strength connection via Bluetooth or WLAN. The wireless bridge can be used whenever cables are not desirable to connect devices in hard to reach places or hazardous locations. The devices are IP-65 rated making them ideal for harsh industrial environments. The most common use is establishing a connection in industrial networks, but they can also be used as an access point connection for up to seven different slaves. You can create a wireless connection up to 400 meters between most industrial Ethernet networks including: Profinet, EnterNet/IP, Modbus TCP and BACnet IP.... {Read More}

The HMS Anybus Gateway Selector Helps You Select The Right Network Combinations

Posted on Friday Apr 21, 2017 | ethernet-ip, gateway, networks, plc,

HMS AnybusThe HMS Anybus Gateway is a translator where you connect one communication standard on one side and another communication standard on the other. With more than 300 combinations of industrial communication standards in the marketplace, it’s often hard to know which ones to choose. Do you know how to pick the correct HMS Anybus Gateway for your connectivity needs? HMS has an Anybus Gateway Selector available for you to select the two network interfaces you plan to use. If you want to connect a serial device to a network, simply select your subnetwork interface first (ex. ASCII/Vendor Specific (Serial)). Then select the industrial network you want to connect to (ex. Profibus Slave). This will give you the correct gateway for this combination of interfaces. In this example, your solution would be an Anybus Communicator which will act as a slave on the Profibus network. It will translate information to and from the serial device.... {Read More}