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Mitsubishi0419Linking the process data of the control level directly into the IT world is becoming increasingly important in the course of the digital transformation. From now on, the "Melsec "controls by Mitsubishi Electric be connected to higher-level systems via the established IBH Link UA. Also MQTT is directly possible for the cloud connection.

The IBH Link UA is an OPC UA server / client module with firewall. It is a compact rail mount device with four Ethernet ports and an 24-V power supply. New is the connection of the controllers of the series FX5, L, QnA and iQ-R. You can access the same functionality of the OPC UA module. Also, user-defined OPC UA variables can be exchanged with an MQTT broker / server and used for cloud solutions. The variable names can be taken directly from the PLC project. OPC UA Companion specifications, eg. For the OMAC standard, are directly implementable. Communication with the controllers is via TCP / IP. The additional function for the controllers is also available for already commissioned IBH Link modules and can be easily downloaded by a free update.

The IBH Link UA has three Ethernet ports for the machine level and one Ethernet port for higher-level systems, such as MES and Cloud solutions, The advantage of the assembly is that it is server / client assembly. The OPC client function also enables the exchange of data between OPC servers. For example, controllers or other devices with OPC UA from different manufacturers can exchange data via this function. The configuration of the client function is done via the web interface. For user-defined OPC UA variables, data structures can be defined in a separate namespace and then connected to any other OPC UA server via the client function. Thus, other OPC UA clients can read and write these data structures.

Soon the connection of the Robot with the OPC UA CS for robots. Inverters that support the MC protocol can already be connected.

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