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SAN People Releases Modbus Bridge Functionality On The EtherPAD Lite

March 172010
The EtherPAD Lite is an industrial serial device server, and is now available with Modbus Slave Bridge functionality

The EtherPAD Lite is a single port serial device server providing a software selectable RS232, RS422 or RS485 serial interface and a 10/100BaseT Ethernet interface. It can be used as a standalone, DIN rail or 19" rack mount product.

As this product is popular in the industrial automation environment, with its robust aluminum housing, DIN Rail form factor, and 24 Volt power supply, SAN People decided to add support for the Modbus/ASCII and Modbus/RTU serial protocols, and the Modbus/TCP and Modbus/UDP network protocols.

The EtherPAD Lite supports SNMP, as well as Serial and Web Browser based configuration.

To enable Modbus support, the new firmware can be downloaded from the SAN People web site. See www.sanpeople.com/support/FTP.asp

For more information on the EtherPAD Lite, see www.sanpeople.com/products/Lite.asp

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