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HOW TO: Configure Modbus TCP to Modbus RTU Bridge using ConnectPort X2/X4 Gateways and Series 2 XBee Modules

First make sure the Xbee nodes have joined with the ConnectPort X2/X4  Gateway:

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Once joined, ensure the XBee node and the gateway are configured with the same PAN ID under the Basic Settings:

Gateway > Basic:

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XBee Node Configuration > Basic:

Additionally, on the Basic Settings of the XBee node, set the timeout value to 10:
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XBee Node > Advanced:

Set the proper DL/DH setting on the XBee node(s) to point to the ConnectPort gateway XBee radio:

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Industrial Automation Configuration:

Next configure the Modbus settings from the Industrial Automation menu on the gateway:

Configure a name for the table:

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Configure the protocol/port:

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Configure the Industrial Automation table:

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Example completed table:

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Unit should be rebooted to implement changes.

Check Connections:

Example connections while listening for Modbus on TCP port 502:

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Last updated: Aug 23, 2018

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