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Network Bridge

PLX35-NB2

Tired of traveling to take care of an issue that could have been resolved by remotely connecting to the control equipment? The PLX35-NB2 Network Bridge is the ideal solution for system integrators, machine builders, or anyone requiring remote access to machines for commissioning, troubleshooting, or maintenance.

Once a Network Bridge is deployed and a ProSoft Connect account has been created, you are ready to remotely access the automation equipment, reducing travel and saving money.

The remote connection is made through ProSoft Connect, our secure, cloud- native platform for the Industrial Internet of Things. To learn more about ProSoft Connect and the benefits it provides, click here.

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Features and Benefits

  • Enable / Disable remote access locally via an EtherNet/IP™ message
  • Remote Connectivity lets you access a remote network without leaving your office
  • The network bridge does not support routing. This secures communication is only established to the target LAN
  • Integrates with ProSoft Connect, ProSoft Technology’s secure, cloud-native platform for the Industrial Internet of Things
  • EasyBridge™ secure remote access provides the easiest way to connect PLC software to remote PLCs
  •  Does not require additional software increasing network security

Specifications

Functions

VPN

VPN connection established through ProSoft Connect

EtherNet/IP

Supports local control of VPN access through MSG instruction.

Ports

HTTP and HTTPS ports 443 and 8080

 

Physical

Enclosure

Extruded aluminum with DIN clip

Dimensions (H x W x D)

5.52 x 2.06 x 4.37 in

14.01 x 5.24 x 11.09 cm

Shock

IEC 60068-2-27; 20G @ 11ms (Operational)

IEC 60068-2-27; 30G @ 11ms (Non-Operational)

Vibration

IEC 60068-2-6; 10G, 10 to 150 Hz

Ethernet Port

(2) 10/100 Base-T, RJ45 connector

 

Environmental

Operating Temperature

IEC 60068; -22°F to +158°F (-30°C to +70°C)

Humidity

IEC 60068-30; 5% to 95%, with no condensation

External Power

10 to 30 VDC

Peak Power Consumption

< 6W

Certifications

Ex Certificate (ATEX Directive) 246,55 kB Last Modified 05/10/2017
CB Safety 351,71 kB Last Modified 05/10/2017
UL/cUL; Class 1, Div 2 2,50 MB Last Modified 05/10/2017