The incredibly small and low cost xPico-MB, provides the power of an Xport-MB with the lower price point of a chip solution. It is perfect for integrating industrial Ethernet connectivity onto an existing design with a serial interface, as it adds full serial port control and supports bridging for Modbus TCP, ASCII, and RTU. In contrast with the Xport-MB, the xPico-MB has more flexible mounting options using a SMT Connector and external Ethernet interface.
Unlike a chip solution, the Xpico-MB product requires fewer engineering hours and includes a full IP stack, web server and a complete Modbus protocol bridge application.
To evaluate both the hardware and Modbus software of the xPico-MB module, use the xPico Evaluation Kit. Just swap the included xPico module with the xPico-MB module. To evaluate just the Modbus software, the xPico-MB is used in the Net232+ Modbus RS232 Adapter.
Grid Connect offers custom engineering services to customize the xPico-MB to your exact requirements. For more information on a custom xPico-MB solution please contact us.
Xpico Modbus Module Features
|Characters t||7 or 8 data bits|
|Connectors||40-pin Board-to-Board SMT Connector|
|Control signals||DTR/DCD, RTS/CTS|
|Cpu||Based on the DSTni-EX Enhanced 16-bit, 48MHz or 88MHz x86 Architecture|
|Data rates t||300bps to 115,200 bps|
|Dimensions||24mm (L) x 16.5mm (W)|
|Interfaces||Serial: CMOS (Asynchronous, 5V tolerant)|
|Internal web server||Storage Capacity: 384KB for Web Pages|
|Management||SNMP, Telnet, Serial, Internal Web Server, and Microsoft Windows based utility for web configuration|
|Memory||256KB SRAM, 512KB Flash|
|Parity||Odd, Even, None|
|Programmable io||8 PIO pins (software selectable)|
|Protocols||Modbus, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, ARP, ICMP, SNMP, TFTP, Telnet, DHCP, BOOTP, HTTP, AutoIP|
|Stop bits||1 or 2|
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