1 and 2-port advanced serial-to-Ethernet Modbus gateways

The MGate MB3170 and MB3270 are 1 and 2-port Modbus gateways, Moxa protocol converter gatewayrespectively, that convert between Modbus TCP, ASCII, an

d RTU communication protocols. The gateways provide both serial-to-Ethernet communication and serial(Master)-to-serial(Slave) communication. In addition, the gateways support simultaneously connecting serial and Ethernet masters with serial Modbus devices. The MGate MB3170 and MB3270 series gateways can be accessed by up to 32 TCP master/clients or connect to up to 32 TCP slave/servers. Routing through the serial ports can be controlled by IP address, TCP port number, or ID mapping. A featured priority control function allows urgent commands to obtain an immediate response. All models are rugged, DIN-rail mountable, and offer optional built-in optical isolation for serial signals. Integration of TCP masters without alteration to Modbus RTU/ASCII network or software The MB3270 can integrate Modbus TCP with Modbus RTU/ASCII, without modifying the existing Modbus RTU/ASCII architecture or software. With the serial redirector function, a serial master can maintain direct access to serial slave devices through a specially mapped serial port. This allows the serial and TCP masters to access serial slaves simultaneously. Auto-Device Routing for Easy Configuration (Patent Pending) Moxa’s Auto-Device Routing function helps eliminate many of the problems and inconveniences encountered by engineers who need to configure large numbers of Modbus devices. A single mouse click is all that’s required to set up a slave ID routing table and configure Modbus gateways to automatically detect Modbus requests from a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. By removing the need to manually create the slave ID routing table, the Auto-Device Routing function saves engineers significant time and cost. Cascading Ethernet ports for easy wiring Advanced models of the MGate™ MB3000 series have two Ethernet ports to make network wiring easier. Dual Ethernet ports allow users to string multiple Modbus gateways together using standard RJ45 Ethernet cables, eliminating the need for a separate Ethernet switch. Redundant power inputs Advanced models of the MB3000 series have dual power inputs for greater reliability. The power inputs allow simultaneous connections to two live DC power sources, so that continuous operation is provided even if one power source fails. The higher level of reliability makes these advanced Modbus gateways ideal for demanding industrial applications. Warning by relay output A relay output is provided for the Ethernet link and power input status. The relay output gives maintenance engineers an additional tool for troubleshooting and maintenance. Priority control for urgent commands (Patented) As Modbus networks increase in size and complexity, the lag time between commands and responses becomes a major concern. Advanced models of the MB3000 series provide a priority control function for urgent commands, allowing users to force certain commands to get an immediate response. Depending on your system’s requirements, different methods are available to define which commands receive priority.

Industries
Descrete Automation,Process Automation
Datasheet(2)
Manual (6)
Techincal Notes(4)
Name Action
MGate MB3170/3270 Datasheet
MGate MB3170/3270 Datasheet
Name Action
MGate MB3000 Modbus Gateway User's Manual
MGate MB3170/3270 Quick Installation Guide
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool User’s Manual
MGate MB3000 Modbus Gateway User's Manual
MGate MB3170/3270 Quick Installation Guide
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool User’s Manual
Name Action
How to Configure KingSCADA with MGate MB3000
How to Configure WinCC with MGate MB3000
How to Configure WinCC with MGate MB3000
How to Configure KingSCADA with MGate MB3000
  • Features
  • Ordering info
  • Video
  • Embedded Modbus traffic monitor
  • 10/100BaseTX (RJ45) or 100BaseFX (single mode or multi-mode with SC/ST connector)
  • Ethernet cascading for easy wiring
  • Serial port routing by IP address, TCP port, or ID mapping
  • Accessible by up to 16 TCP master/client devices, or connect to up to 32 TCP slave/server devices
  • Supports Auto-Device Routing for easy configuration
  • Supports route by TCP port or IP address for flexible deployment
  • Accessible by up to 32 TCP master/client devices, or connect to up to 32 TCP slave/server devices
  • Serial redirector function provided
  • Supports up to 31 or 62 serial slave devices
Available Models
Model No. Description
MGate MB3270-T 2-port advanced Modbus gateway, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
MGate MB3270I-T 2-port advanced Modbus gateway with 2 KV isolation, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
MGate MB3170-IEX 1-port advanced Modbus gateway, 0 to 55°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3170I-IEX 1-port advanced Modbus gateway with 2 kV isolation, 0 to 55°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3270-IEX 2-port advanced Modbus gateway, 0 to 55°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3270I-IEX 2-port advanced Modbus gateway with 2 kV isolation, 0 to 55°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3170-T-IEX 1-port advanced Modbus gateway, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3170I-T-IEX 1-port advanced Modbus gateway with 2 kV isolation, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3270-T-IEX 2-port advanced Modbus gateway, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
MGate MB3270I-T-IEX 2-port advanced Modbus gateway with 2 kV isolation, -40 to 75°C operating temperature, IECEx certification
Optional Accessories
Model No. Description
R-4524 45W/2A DIN-rail 24 VDC power supply with universal 85 to 264 VAC or 120-370 VDC input, -10 to 50°C operating temperature
DR-75-24 75W/3.2A DIN-rail 24 VDC power supply with universal 85 to 264 VAC or 120-370 VDC input, -10 to 60°C operating temperature
DR-120-24 120W/5A DIN-rail 24 VDC power supply with universal 88 to 132 VAC or 176 to 264 VAC input by switch, or 248-370 VDC , -10 to 60°C operating temperature
Mini DB9F-to-TB DB9 Female to Terminal Block connector
MXview Industrial network management software designed for converged automation networks
R-4524 45W/2A DIN-rail 24 VDC power supply with universal 85 to 264 VAC or 120-370 VDC input, -10 to 50°C operating temperature
DR-75-24 75W/3.2A DIN-rail 24 VDC power supply with universal 85 to 264 VAC or 120-370 VDC input, -10 to 60°C operating temperature
DR-120-24 120W/5A DIN-rail 24 VDC power supply with universal 88 to 132 VAC or 176 to 264 VAC input by switch, or 248-370 VDC , -10 to 60°C operating temperature
Mini DB9F-to-TB DB9 Female to Terminal Block connector
MXview Industrial network management software designed for converged automation networks
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