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1756-DHRIO

The 1756-DHRIO module is an important component in the Allen-Bradley ControlLogix family of programmable automation controllers (PACs). It serves as a bridge between ControlLogix systems and devices operating on the Data Highway Plus (DH+) network, enabling seamless communication and data exchange. Developed by Rockwell Automation, the 1756-DHRIO module plays a pivotal role in industrial automation by facilitating connectivity between various control devices, such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human-machine interfaces (HMIs), and other peripheral devices.

1756-DHRIO

At its core, the 1756-DHRIO module serves as a network interface module, allowing ControlLogix controllers to communicate with DH+ devices. DH+ is a widely used industrial network protocol that provides high-speed, deterministic communication among control devices within a manufacturing environment. By incorporating the 1756-DHRIO module into a ControlLogix system, users can leverage the advanced capabilities of DH+ while maintaining compatibility with modern automation platforms.

One of the key features of the 1756-DHRIO module is its versatility and flexibility in supporting various communication modes. It supports both polled and cyclic communication modes, allowing users to configure communication parameters based on their specific application requirements. Additionally, the module offers support for multiple data rates, ensuring compatibility with different DH+ network configurations and operating conditions.

1756-DHRIO Hightlights:

  • 1756-DHRIO module is designed with robust features to ensure reliable and efficient communication in industrial environments. It incorporates advanced error detection and correction mechanisms to mitigate the impact of network disturbances and communication errors. Moreover, the module offers diagnostic capabilities that enable users to monitor network performance and troubleshoot connectivity issues effectively.
  • Its seamless integration with ControlLogix controllers and other components of the Rockwell Automation ecosystem. It is designed to seamlessly integrate into ControlLogix chassis, allowing for easy installation and configuration. Additionally, the module is fully compatible with Rockwell Automation’s programming software, facilitating seamless integration into existing automation systems and workflows.
  • In terms of performance, offers high-speed communication capabilities, enabling real-time data exchange between ControlLogix controllers and DH+ devices. This high-speed communication is essential for applications requiring tight synchronization and rapid response times, such as motion control and process automation.
  • Its supports extensive data mapping capabilities, allowing users to exchange a wide range of data types between ControlLogix controllers and DH+ devices. This includes not only process data but also configuration parameters, status information, and diagnostic data, enabling comprehensive integration and interoperability within the automation system.
  • The 1756-DHRIO module also offers advanced features for network management and optimization. It supports network segmentation and routing capabilities, allowing users to partition the DH+ network into multiple segments and control the flow of data between them. This enables efficient use of network bandwidth and improves overall system performance and reliability.
  • This module module provides support for network security features, such as data encryption and access control, helping to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data transmitted over the DH+ network. This is particularly important in industrial environments where sensitive information and intellectual property need to be protected from unauthorized access or tampering.

The ANC-100e DH+ converters provide communications between newer Ethernet Technologies and DH+ legacy PLC-5s and SLC/504s

ANC-100e: Ethernet/IP to DH+ Converter

The ANC-100e is a pocket-sized, high performance, Industrial Rated Ethernet DH+ Converter.  Features include: Ease of Configuration via Web Interface and DH+ Auto Polarity Detection and DH+ Auto Baud Rate Detection.

$1,295 USD List.

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Data Highway Plus to Ethernet (S02)

In today’s episode of The Automation Show, I unbox and setup an ANC-100E Data Highway Plus to Ethernet bridge from Automation Networks. For more information about the show (and how you could win an ANC-100E) check out the “Show Notes” located below the video. The Automation Show, Episode 2 Show Notes: NOTE: Would you like your … Continue readingData Highway Plus to Ethernet (S02)

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The ANC-120e is a competitive alternative to AB’s 1784-U2DHP PLC Programming Cable

ANC-120e: USB to DH+ RSlinx PLC

Is an economical and high performance USB-to-Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus converter interfacing major HMI, SCADA, PLC Programming packages to Devices on DH+. Its features significantly outperform AB’s 1784-U2DHP PLC Programming Cable operating at 12 Mg USB speed with the Controllogix Ethernet/IP Driver.
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 DAServer & TCP/IO Server, Citect, and Kepware using Controllogix Ethernet/IP Drivers.
$1,295 USD List. 

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USB To Data Highway Plus (DHP, DH+) – Using the ANC-120e, a lower cost alternative to the 1784-U2DHP

ANC-100e Ethernet IP to AB's DH+ Converter

The Automation Networks ANC-100e communicates with all SCADA, HMI, PLC programming with direct Ethernet/IP access to the DH+ network and stations. 

ANC-100e has similar replacement features as the Controllogix 1756-DHRIO / 1756-ENBT, and AB 1784 Interface Cards: 1784-U2DHP, 1784-KTx, 1784-PKTx, 1784-PCMK and Prosoft AN-X2-DHRIO Converters.

$1,295 USD List. Jan. 1, 2024

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ANC-120e USB to AB's DH+

The ANC-120e is an economical and high performance USB-to-Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus converter interfacing major HMI, SCADA, PLC Programming packages to Devices on DH+. Its features significantly outperform AB’s 1784-U2DHP PLC Programming Cable operating at 12 Mg USB speed with the Controllogix Ethernet/IP Driver.

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 DAServer & TCP/IO Server, Citect, and Kepware using Controllogix Ethernet/IP Drivers. 

$1,295 USD List. Jan 1, 2024

Overnight Shipping Available

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