Modicon M241 Plc Page 7 Presentation

7 Presentation (continued) Modicon M241 logic controllers Embedded communication Communication via modem and router Embedded communication Serial links Each M241 controller has 2 embedded serial links. v The SL1 serial link can be configured as RS232 or RS485. In addition, a 5 V/200 mA power supply is available on the RJ45 connector that allows the use of a Magelis XBTN or XBTRT HMI, the Bluetooth communication adapter TCSWAAC13FB , or other devices. v The SL2 serial link is configured as RS485. Embedded in both links are the two main commercially-available protocols: - Modbus ASCII/RTU Master or Slave - ASCII character string For serial link connection cables and accessories, see page 15. Programming port with power off charging function Every M241 controller has an embedded programming port, equipped with a USB mini-B connector, dedicated to communication with a PC equipped with SoMachine for: v programming v debugging v maintenance In addition, it offers the ability to upload an application program or update the irmware without the controller being powered by another source. Communication via modem and router The communication via modem and router offer is dedicated to the following applications: b Synchronization between remote machines; direct data exchange between controllers b Remote maintenance; access to the controller via SoMachine programming software b Remote control and monitoring of machines; receipt of information and sending of commands on GSM phone This offer comprises 2 Schneider Electric modems (PSTN modem, GSM modem) and a VPN router made by eWon . For modems, router, and connection cables, see page 24. M241 logic controller GSM modem

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