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Can the Modicon M221 PLC communicate via Ethernet/IP protocol?

Published date: 30 April 2019

Issue
Can the Modicon M221 PLC communicate via Ethernet/IP protocol?

Product Line
Modicon M221 PLC, EcoStruxure Machine Expert Basic

Environment
PLC Communication protocol

Resolution
Yes. The Modicon M221 can be configured as an Ethernet/IP slave.
It cannot be configured to be an EIP Master on the network and send EIP Class 3 messages.

In the EcoStruxure Machine Expert Basic (SoMachine Basic) HTML Help, see section:
Logic Controller -> M221 Logic Controller Configuration - Programming Guide -> Configuring the M221 Logic Controller -> Embedded Communication Configuration -> Configuring Ethernet/IP

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