Devicenet communication with AC500?
Hi. I was wondering if there's any ABB product that allows me to connect an AC500 PM573-ETH CPU with a Devicenet slave. I'm using Control Builder V2.2.0, so the CM575-DN is not an option according to ABB FAQ's, so I'd like to know if they have a similar product for FW V2.x.
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The AC500 firmware version >=2.xx do not support devicenet. You will have to use a converter such as Anybus http://www.hms.se/products/devicenet.shtml.
As I have been informed the devicenet protocoll is not priotized at the moment.
With firmware version 1.xx is still possible but they are clasic at the moment.
Hi, The AC500 PLC can only operate as a Devicenet Slave, this requires using the Fieldbusplug (FBP) slave device system available from ABB Low Voltage products. A Devicenet master is not offered on FW >V1.
Attached is a part of document which shows this Devicenet slave capability, if this is of any help in future