MGate 5217 Series

MGate 5217 Series

2-port Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP-to-BACnet/IP gateways
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Features and Benefits

  • Supports Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP master/client
  • Supports BACnet/IP slave/server
  • Supports 600 points and 1200 points models
  • Supports COV for fast data communication
  • Supports virtual nodes designed to make each Modbus device as a separate BACnet/IP device
  • Configures Modbus commands quickly by editing an Excel spreadsheet
  • Embedded traffic and diagnostic information for easy troubleshooting
  • Built-in Ethernet cascading for easy wiring
  • Industrial design with -40 to 75°C operating temperature range
  • Serial port with 2 kV isolation protection
  • Dual AC/DC power supply
  • 5-year warranty
  • Security features based on IEC 62443
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Accessories Overview Specifications


The MGate 5217I Series comprise 2-port BACnet gatewaysthat can convert Modbus RTU/ACSII/TCP to BACnet/IP protocol. Dependingon the size and the scale of the network, the gateways provide 600-pointand 1200-point models. All models are rugged, DIN-rail mountable,operate in wide temperatures, and offer built-in 2kV isolation forserial signals.

Easy Configuration Via Web Console and Excel Spreadsheet

The MGate 5217I Series comes with an intuitive UI designto make configuration easy. With that, you can easily access protocolconversion modes and finish the configuration in a few steps insteadof installing an additional engineering utility in your computer.Besides, the MGate can generate Modbus commands by importing an Excelspreadsheet, which makes it easy to edit Modbus commands.

Modbus and BACnet/IP Protocol Traffic Monitor and Diagnostics

The MGate 5217I gateways support Modbus and BACnet/IP ProtocolTraffic Monitor and Diagnostics for easy troubleshooting, especiallyduring the installation stage. Communication issues could be causedby incorrect software parameters, such as the wrong slave ID and registeraddress, or an incorrect command configuration. With Diagnostics,you can check the communication status and view values at a glance.With Modbus/BACnet Protocol Traffic Monitor, you can check the captureddata and easily identify the root cause.

SecurityFeatures Based on IEC 62443

Using network devices that are IEC 62443-4-2 compliantand equipped with basic security capabilities is an effective precautionarymeasure to ward off cyberattacks. The MGate 5217I Series is capableof several basic security capabilities, including password crackingdefense, sniffer and data breach prevention, whitelisting, and theaccount management.