Profinet-IO Serial Gateway

Communicate with Modbus RTU devices on a Profinet-IO Network


The Anybus Communicator for Profinet allows the user to take almost any serial device and have it communicate to a Profinet network. The Anybus Communicator is a complete Profinet-IO solution working as a Profinet-IO device. It presents the serial data to the master controller as easily processed I/O data.

User Manual (PDF 4.16 MB)

Installation Leaflet (PDF 203 KB)

GSDML Files (ZIP 16 KB)

Configuration Manager (ZIP 3.32 MB)

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Max 512 bytes Input and Output data
Profinet-IO and IT functions
E-Mail Client, FTP server, Web server
DIN-rail mountable - PE via DIN-rail
Multi-drop to up to 31 nodes
Dynamical webserver with flash disk
Support for IPConfig and DCP for easy TCP/IP setup
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 280mA

Baud Rate (Profinet IO)

100 Mbit

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

I/O Output

512 bytes

Enclosure Rating


Profile Support

Profinet-IO slave device

Support Features

Modbus TCP (read only), Profinet-IO, Webserver, FTP, Email, DHCP

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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