PLANET Industrial Automation

21 December 2023 Knowledge Base
PLANET Industrial Automation - PLANET Technology's solution supports the realization of IIoT-based communications by providing a range of products to flexibly and efficiently transform traditional industrial devices into TCP/IP-based communication and control tools.

Designed for intelligent manufacturing, machine automation, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS), it includes products such as serial device servers, the IMG-2400T Modbus Gateway from Planet Technology Corporation, IMG-2100T with Modbus RTU/ASCII, and the IECS-1116-DI EtherCAT slave I/O modules from Planet Tech., IECS-1116-DO from Planet Tech. integrated with Modbus TCP and MQTT protocols.


RS232/RS422/RS485 Serial Device Servers

• Industrial Automation and Data Exchange for Industrial 4.0 Infrastructure

PLANET ICS Serial Device Server Series is specially designed to convert RS232, RS422 or RS485 serial communication to IoT and TCP/IP networking. It makes the connected legacy serial devices become IP-based facilities and is able to connect to the industrial Ethernet network allowing serial and Ethernet communications to connect efficiently and inexpensively. The ICS Series is a time-saving and cost-effective solution with no need of replacing the existing serial equipment and software system.   


RS232/RS422/RS485 Modbus Gateways

• Economical Solution for Industrial Modbus TCP/RTU/ASCII Network Integration

To fulfill the demand of automation and data exchange for industrial 4.0 infrastructure, PLANET MG and IMG Modbus Gateway Series can act as a conversion bridge between the RS233/422/485 equipment with the Modbus RTU/ASCII Protocol and the administrator workstations that run the Modbus TCP/IP Protocol.

The advantage of having the MG and IMG Series is to assist users to build an industrial environment between the Modbus TCP/IP Protocol and the Modbus RTU/ASCII Protocol easily, thus offering an application solution to the industrial control equipment without Ethernet ports..


Industrial EtherCAT Slave I/O Modules

• Powering the Digital Transformation with EtherCAT

PLANET IECS-1116-DI and IECS-1116-DO are industrial EtherCAT slave I/O modules equipped with the EtherCAT protocol for today's distributed industrial applications. The IECS Series provides high-density digital input/output channels and is protected with 3750V DC isolation. Its compact size and DIN-rail mounting make installation in a cabinet easy. Pluggable terminal blocks and LED indicator help users to maintain and set up their system.

Serial over Cellular Gateways

• Making Network Connection Easy with 5G NR and 4G LTE Cellular Gateway

PLANET ICG-2515-NR by Planet | IPC2U are reliable, secure and high-bandwidth communications industrial-grade cellular gateways for demanding mobile applications, M2M (machine-to-machine) and IoT deployments.

They feature 5G NR (New Radio) and 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution), 2.4G/5G 11ax Wi-Fi, Ethernet ports, serial console port, DI and DO interfaces, and VPN technology bundled in a compact yet rugged metal case. They establish a fast cellular connection between Ethernet and serial port equipped devices.


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