Babel Buster SPX-GW Modbus RTU to TCP Gateway

Control Solutions’ Babel Buster® SPX-GW is a transparent gateway for connecting Modbus RTU devices to Modbus TCP and vice versa without mapping individual registers.

Babel Buster SPX-GW Functionality

• Encapsulates RTU packets in TCP packets
• Extracts RTU packets from TCP packets
• Can map multiple RTU devices to single TCP IP address
• Universal, fully configurable
• No extra software or drivers to buy
• Configured via internal web server

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Babel Buster SPX-GW Modbus RTU to TCP Gateway

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Babel Buster SPX-GW is a transparent gateway for mapping Modbus RTU devices to Modbus TCP and vice versa. All requests received from an RS-485 Modbus RTU master are passed straight through to Modbus TCP servers. When configured to go the other way, all requests received from a Modbus TCP client are passed straight through to RS-485 Modbus RTU slaves. The SPX-GW is non-mapping in terms of mapping registers. The SPX-GW does not have any internal registers. It strictly maps RTU slave addresses to IP addresses.

The SPX-GW includes its own internal web server that provides a web based user interface for configuring the SPX-GW. Configuration is done using simple templates, and each web page has an online help section at the bottom.

Screen shot from Babel Buster SPX-GW Modbus RTU to TCP Gateway

Click on the link below to view a demo copy of the entire Web UI in the SPX-GW.

 SPX-GW Demo Web


SPX-GW Features

• Modbus RTU RS-485 Master or Slave
• Supports up to 255 RTU slave addresses
• Modbus TCP over Ethernet 10/100BaseT
• Supports up to 20 simultaneous TCP sockets
• Configure via web pages
• Flash file system with XML configuration files
• Online help
• Password protection for web log-on and ftp
• Field upgradeable firmware upload via ftp
• DHCP or static IP address
• Hardened EIA-485 transceiver for Modbus RTU
• Powered by 10-30VDC or 24VAC 50/60 Hz
• Power Consumption: 0.3A @ 24VDC
• Pluggable screw terminal block for power & RTU network
• Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C
• Humidity 5% to 90%
• FCC Class A, CE Mark

• SPX Data Sheet
(standard SPX data sheet, only hardware specifications apply)
• SPX-GW User Guide
(same user guide covers BB2-6010-GW, SPX-GW, and SP-GW)

• SPX Quick Start Guide

• User Guide in HTML Format (Download)
(same user guide covers BB2-6010-GW, SPX-GW, and SP-GW)

• Modbus Tutorial
Introduction to Modbus, including function codes, exception codes, register numbering.

SPX-GW Video Library

Watch these videos for an introduction to configuring the gateway. It's easier than reading!

Introduction to the Babel Buster SPX-GW Modbus Gateway

Same video covers BB2-6010-GW, SPX-GW, and SP-GW.

Our most extensive technical support is provided by the same engineering staff that developed the products. Your personal attention from this staff is available via the support ticket system.

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