Connecting Profibus to Kohler

You have two devices in two different buildings on two completely different networks, one that uses the Profibus protocol to communicate, while the other one talks Kohler protocol and they need to talk to each other. What do you do?

A FieldServer is a protocol converter or gateway that can communicate in many different protocols and physical layers including Profibus protocol and the Kohler protocol. The Fieldserver acts as a middle man between the two devices. It reads data from one device, stores it internally and makes it available to the 2nd device using another protocol. This is how the FieldServer converts Profibus data to Kohler data.

It's a simple solution to a common problem that we can help you with.

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Profibus

The FieldServer Profibus protocol translator/gateway provides a wealth of features to enable data transfer between Profibus DP networks and different devices and networks utilizing serial, Ethernet or LonWorks protocols. The extensive library of FieldServer drivers provides easy Profibus DP interoperability with devices and networks used in building automation, HVAC, fire and process control industries.


Support is provided for Master and Server applications.


The FieldServer Profibus DP Master driver for the FS-B3520 can be used to transfer I/O data with up to 125 Profibus DP Slave devices. The FieldServer is programmed with an embedded database using the required third part configuration tool. The embedded database contains information on the number of slaves and I/O modules to be transferred with each slave. The tool requires the input of GSD/E files for each slave to be connected.


More information, Driver Data Sheet

Kohler

Kohler generators support Modbus interfaces. We have solutions that convert this data to many other protocols.


Kohlers series of Decision Maker controllers for the 550 and 340 series are supported as are controllers for Mpac and M340 Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS).

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Range of Conversion Solutions

Depending on project requirements select from units with varying resources. and multi port devices. OEM and embedded solutions too.
QuickServer 1010 2x RS485 1x Ethernet
QuickServer 1011 1x RS485 1x Ethernet 1x Lonworks
QuickServer 1020 1x RS485 1xRS232 1x Ethernet
QuickServer 1021 1x RS485 1xRS232 1x Ethernet 1x Lonworks
QuickServer Fieldbus 1x RS485 1x Ethernet M-bus or KNX
FS20 Series 1x RS232/485 1x Ethernet 1x Lonworks
FS25 Series 2x RS232/485 1x Ethernet
FS30 Series 2x RS232 and 2x RS485 2x Ethernet 1x Lonworks FieldBus Support:eg Profibus, DeviceNet etcHot Standby Support
FS40 Series 8x RS232 and 2x RS485 2x Ethernet 1x Lonworks FieldBus Support: eg DH+, MB+, Profibus, DeviceNet etcHot Standby Support
SlotServer 1x RS232/485 1x Ethernet 1x Lonworks For Rockwell ControlLogix 5600
Lonworks and Fieldbus are options not provided on base models.  

Connection Diagram

Profibus

FieldServer

Kohler

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You can purchase some of these items now at ModbusBACnet.com. We keep stock of most gateways and CAS can often ship for next day delivery. Often we need to do due diligence with you, check the number of devices, trunks, points , network routing and many other factors and thus we like a chance to chat to you, learn your project requirements and work with you to provide the most effective solution. Contact us.

Configuration and Support

With CAS you are purchasing a solution - not a commodity. If you ask CAS to do the gateway configuration for you then you are purchasing a solution from us and we will work with you to pre-configure the device, make changes as you require them, keep a backup of your files and provide support for you and your customer when installation is done.

CAS are famous for a high level of effective and responsive support. We work with you using voice, email and remote desktop applications.

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