Automation Networks ANC-120e, USB to Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus (DH+) Converter $995 USD List.

Automation Networks is a Technology company providing a wide variety of quality Industrial Networking products for the most popular Ethernet & Fieldbus Industrial Networks. These include Allen-Bradley Ethernet CSP, Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, Data Highway Plus (DH+); Siemens Profibus & Profinet; Schneider Electric Modbus RTU & Modbus TCP/IP. Other Industrial protocols & Networks includes CC-Link, BACnet MS/TP.

Automation Networks is pleased to release the ANC-120e, USB to AB Data Highway Plus PLC Programming Cable alternative to the 1784-U2DHP.


The ANC-120e was efficiently engineered, allowing the RSLINX Controllogix Ethernet/IP Driver to function at 12Mb USB speeds and DH+ communications up to 230.4Kb.

RSLINX/LOGIX PLC Programming.
The ANC-120e works with all SCADA, MMI, PLC programming packages installed on your PC with USB direct access to the DH+ network and stations. These packages include RSLINX/LOGIX Classic & Enterprise with RSLOGIX 5/500, Wonderware, Citect, and Kepware using Controllogix Ethernet/IP Drivers.

Replacement Compatibility with AB 1784-U2DHP, 1784-KTX, 1784-PKTX, 1784-PCMK.
The enhanced ANC-120e gateway converter is useful for PLC programming, accessing and monitoring DH+ network from a computer. It is a direct replacement to the 1784-U2DHP providing superior 12Mg USB speed communications and cost efficiency.

Convenient DH+ Connections.
The ANC-120e USB-to-Data Highway Plus Cable lets you connect a USB port on your computer to a DH+ network by either wiring directly to the AB blue hose or to the 8-Pin Din connector on any SLC 5/04 or PLC-5 processor.

Highlights of ANC-120e:
•Compatible with all PLC Programming/HMI/SCADA packages: Including all older versions of RSLINX Classic, latest RSLINX Enterprise with RSLOGIX 5/500, Wonderware, Citect, and Kepware Controllogix Ethernet/IP Drivers.
•Easy setup: RSLINX driver selection is the ControlLogix Ethernet driver.
•Economical: Priced at $995 USD List providing significant cost savings to the 1784-U2DHP.
•12Mb USB Full Speed: Uses the RSLINX Controllogix Ethernet Driver on full USB speed. No RS232 USB conversion required.
•Controllogix Functionality: Ethernet-to-DH+ converter capable of many ControlLogix 1756-ENBT/DHRIO functionalty.
•Compatibility: Modern replacement options to the 1784-U2DHP, 1784-PKTx, 1784-KTx, 1784-PCMK cards.
•DH+ Speeds: Reliably supports all DH+ data rates - 57.6, 115.2 and 230.4 kBaud on communication cable lengths exceeding standard requirements.
•Auto Detect: Default Auto Baud Rate and Auto Polarity detection - no need for setup, simplifies cabling.
•Size: USB stick with no requirement for a external power supply.
•Easy DH+ connection: 2-pin Phoenix Blue Hose connector option or direct 8-pin mini din cable connection to PLC port. (8 pin mini din cable sold separately).

Please contact Automation Networks at info@automation-networks.com / Tel (281) 771-0019 to review your application details and how our solutions work best in your application.

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