EthernetCAT Serial Gateway

Communicate with Modbus RTU devices on an EthernetCAT Network


The Anybus Communicator for EtherCAT allows the user to take almost any serial device and have it communicate to a EtherCAT network. The Anybus Communicator for EtherCAT acts as a device slave on the network and presents the serial data to the master controller as easily processed I/O data.

User Manual (PDF 3.90 MB)

Installation Leaflet (PDF 204 KB)

XML Configuration Files (ZIP 16 KB)

Configuration Manager (ZIP 3.32 MB)

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RS232/422/485 selection via software
Multi-drop to up to 31 nodes
CE, UL & cUL marked
DIN-rail mountable - PE via DIN-rail
Supports CANopen objects (SDOs & PDOs)
4 FMMU Channels
100 Mbit full duplex
Configuration using a XML format file
Supports Modbus RTU Master mode, Generic Data mode and DF1 mode
Configuration Manager for easy configuration


4.72" x 2.95" x 1.06" (120 mm x 75 mm x 27 mm)

Power Supply

24V +/-20%


32 to 131°F (0 to +55°C)

Power Consumption

max 300mA

Baud Rate (Ethernet IP)

10/100 Mbit autodetect

Sub Baud Rate (Modbus RTU)

1.2, 2.4, 4.8, 9.6, 19.2, 35.7, 38.4, 57,6 kbit/s

I/O Input

512 bytes as SDO or PDO data

I/O Output

512 bytes as SDO or PDO data

Enclosure Rating


Profile Support

CIA DS301 V4.02

Support Features

Interbus PCP V.2.0

Configuration Method

Configuration Manager for Windows

Application Interface

RS232, RS422, RS485


EDS file, Dip switch

Galvanic isolation

Standard for both bus side and serial side

Included accessories

Cd with software and User Manuals, Configuration Cable RS232, Dsub with screw terminals for Sub-Network, Installation Leaflet

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