Modicon M241 Plc Page 19 Communication bus

19 Modicon M221, M241, and M251 logic controllers The embedded Ethernet communication ports in Modicon M221, M241, and M251 logic controllers and in the Modicon TM4ES4 communication module optimize the capability for integration into factory network architectures. Modicon M221, M241, and M251 logic controllers can be easily integrated into typical architectures: v machine-to-device (variable speed drives, remote I/O modules, operator dialog terminals) with the I/O Scanner function v machine-to-machine with the NGVL function v machine-to-supervisory system with the Modbus Client/Server and EtherNet/IP adapter functions Ethernet also brings transparency to the factory, in particular - thanks to the firewall functions - making it possible to perform the following functions securely from any point on the network: v program, monitor a controller, or download an application v access device parameters (variable speed drives, for example) A simple web browser can be used to access machines anytime anywhere, using a tablet or smartphone, for example, by means of the Web servers embedded in Modicon M241 and M251 controllers. Security can be enhanced through the use of VPN modems; refer to our partner program on our website www.schneider-electric.com > Products and Services > Automation and Control > Collaborative Automation Partner Program. Main devices supported Device Protocols supported Integration tools in SoMachine (1) TCP/ UDP Modbus TCP EtherNet/IP Altivar 32 FDR, DTM, TVDA Altivar 320 FDR, DTM, TVDA Altivar 340 FDR, DTM, TVDA Altivar 71 FDR, DTM, TVDA Lexium 32 M FDR, DTM, TVDA Lexium ILA FDR, librairies, TVDA Lexium ILE FDR, librairies, TVDA Lexium ILS FDR, librairies, TVDA OsiSense XG TVDA OsiSense XUW TVDA Modicon OTB1EODM9LP Libraries Preventa XPSMCM (2) TVDA for EtherNet/IP Harmony XB4R, XB5R DTM, librairies Modicon M221, M241, M251 User parameters (for EtherNet/IP only), librairies Device supplied with EDS ile (1) User parameters Generic device User parameters (for EtherNet/IP only), librairies Web servers Preconfigured Web server Using a simple web browser available on PC, smartphone, or tablet, this server authorizes the following ready-to-use functions: v With no prior programming - Display of I/O states - Diagnostics of controller, expansion modules, and communication modules - Communication port diagnostics - I/O Scanner function diagnostics - Maintenance and configuration functions (EtherNet/IP, firewall, etc.) v After configuration - Visualization of data values - Visualization of how these data values evolve over time (oscilloscope function) Web visualization server SoMachine programming software is used to create customized pages for visualizing and monitoring devices. These pages can also be accessed on any mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone with any operating system (iOS, Android, Windows). (1) SoMachine configuration software: please refer to catalog DIA3ED2140110EN.pdf or our website www.schneider-electric.com - FDR: Fast Device Replacement - DTM: Device Type Manager - TVDA: Tested, Validated, Documented Architectures (2) Integration as a generic device Presentation Modicon M241 logic controllers Industrial Ethernet network for Modicon M241 logic controllers and Modicon TM4ES4 Ethernet switch module Web visualization server Preconfigured Web server

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