Modbus Plus Serial Gateway

Communicate with Modbus RTU devices on a Modbus Plus Network


The Anybus Communicator Gateway for Modbus Plus is an external DIN-rail mounted gateway which provides Modbus Plus network connectivity via a serial RS232/RS422/RS485 interface. The Communicator contains a conformance tested Modbus Plus interface. It has serial protocol support for Modbus RTU Master Mode and Generic Data Mode which is fully configurable through the Configuration Manager and the configuration port on the Anybus Communicator.

User Manual (PDF 3.85 MB)

Installation Leaflet (PDF 204 KB)

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RS232/422/485 selection possible
Multi-drop to up to 31 nodes
CE, UL & cUL marked
DIN-rail mountable - PE via DIN-rail
Max 32 Words Global Data and 512 bytes Register data
Supports Modbus RTU Master mode, Generic Data mode and DF1 mode on Sub Network side
Configuration Manager for easy configuration


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

Power Supply

24 VDC


32 to 131°F (0 to +55°C)

Power Consumption

max 300mA

Baud Rate (Modbus Plus)

1 Mbit/s

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

Max 32 Words Global Data and 512 Words Register Data

I/O Output

Max 32 Words Global Data and 512 Words Register Data

Enclosure Rating


Profile Support

Communications Adapter profile 12

Support Features

Redundant media & cyclic messaging

Configuration Method

Configuration Manager for Windows

Application Interface

RS232, RS422, RS485

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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