BACnet Protocols

Flavors of Bacnet

Flavor Application Affects you ?
IP
  • Uses the IP protocol
  • Controller to controller
  • Controller to HMI
  • Some field devices.
On the up
Ethernet 802.3
  • Raw Ethernet Packets
Being displaced by IP
Point to Point
  • Modems and phone lines
Rare. Expect to disappear
MS/TP
  • Field Devices
Millions of installed devices.
ARCnet
  • Controller to controller
Rare. Expect to disappear

 

Clarification : Native BACnet – What does that mean. In the Building Automation world the term ‘Native’ means that a device supports that functionality / protocol without the addition of a gateway or other module.

 

FieldServer’s Support BACnet

BACnet IP,
MSTP,
802.3,
Arcnet

 

 

 

 

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