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How do you connect serially to a PLC with ProWorx32 via a TSXETG100 Ethernet to Modbus Gateway?

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How do you connect serially to a PLC with ProWorx32 via a TSXETG100 Ethernet to Modbus Gateway?

Causes and Fixes

The first thing that needs to be done is to add the Modbus address of the PLC into the Device list of the TSXETG100.
To do this Log into the TSXETG100 through Internet Explorer by typing in its IP address and entering a Username and Password (the defaults are Administrator with a password of Gateway).


After Logging in chose Setup, then Device List, and add the Modbus address of the PLC to the Device List and hit Apply.



Launch ProWorx32 and open your project. Expand the tree and double click on Communications.



Hit the Gateway Tab and chose CEV300 for a Gateway Type, enter the Modbus Address of the PLC, the IP Address of the TSXETG100, and press OK.



Finally chose Online from the Controller menu to connect to the PLC.


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