Communications & Fieldbus Coupler Module

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MKS CM Communications & Fieldbus Coupler Module provides a compact, customizable, and cost effective solution for standalone manual control, data logging, or distributed I/O. MKS CM can be implemented as a standalone unit supporting manual, remote control capabilities with the MKS Controls Workbench application, with built in data logging and process monitoring, or it can be implemented over a variety of fieldbuses to support distributed I/O applications, where the MKS CM is integrated with a PLC/PAC.

MKS CM can directly interface to all MKS Automation Platform I/O slices via the MKS System Bus or EtherCAT, creating a scalable distributed I/O system.

The MKS Controls Workbench (CWB) software application can be used with the MKS CM Communications & Fieldbus Coupler Module. CWB provides a simple, integrated solution for device configuration, process monitoring, data storage, system diagnostics, and autotuning.

Features & Benefits:

  • Interfaces with MKS Controls Workbench, for process monitoring & remote control
  • Supports a variety of fieldbuses & control networks, including EtherCAT, Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP
  • Scalable to any number of MKS I/O slices to create a distributed I/O support for up to hundreds of I/O channels.
  • Compact footprint
  • Interface with Labview

List pricing is available for registered users from the USA under "Configurations" (below). Register/log in here.


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Part NumberFieldbus SupportCWB and Labview SupportPriceQTY
AS11870G-04EtherCATYes, must be configured to Modbus TCP to interface to CWB &/or LabviewQuote Only
AS11870G-10EtherCAT CouplerNoQuote Only
AS11870G-02Modbus TCP/IPYesQuote Only

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Contact an Applications Specialist by sending an email to MKS or call 512-719-8000.