Profibus Serial Gateway

Communicate with Modbus RTU devices on a Profibus Network


The Anybus Communicator for Profibus allows the user to take almost any serial device and have it communicate to a Profibus network. The Anybus Communicator is conformance tested to current Profibus specifications guaranteeing network compatibility. It acts as a device slave on the network and presents the serial data to the master controller as easily processed I/O data. Serial Applications. The Anybus Communicator supports RS232, RS422 and RS485 serial electrical formats without any change in hardware. This allows for connectivity to a broad range of serial devices. Typical serial applications include variable frequency drives, sensors, actuators, human...

User Manual (PDF 3.55 MB)

Installation Leaflet (PDF 200 KB)

GSD Files (ZIP 8 KB)

Configuration Manager (ZIP 3.32 MB)

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Connects serial devices to a Profibus network
RS232/422/485 selection via software
Multi-drop to up to 31 nodes
DIN-rail mountable - PE via DIN-rail
CE, UL & cUL marked
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

24 VDC


32 to 131°F (0 to +55°C)

Power Consumption

max 300mA

Baud Rate (Profibus)

9.6, 19.2, 93.75, 187.5 K, 0.5, 1.5, 3, 6, 12 M

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

244 bytes (max 416 bytes in+out)

I/O Output

244 bytes (max 416 bytes in+out)

Enclosure Rating


Profile Support


Support Features

Sync and Freeze, Watchdog

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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