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Gateway & Linking Devices

We offer a range of Gateway and Linking Devices to seamlessly connect your information- or control-level networks with your device-level network to help reduce control device costs by leveraging existing network structures to access data on other networks. Additional linking devices are available through our Encompass™ Partners, our third-party product-referencing program, to quickly locate the products that best solve your application challenges.

4-Way Fieldbus Junction Box

Bulletin 1788 4-Way Redundant Intelligent Fieldbus Junction Box

Our Bulletin 1788 4-way Redundant Intelligent Fieldbus Junction Box provides a simple, redundant, and fault-tolerant method for connecting field devices to a Profibus-PA or FOUNDATION Fieldbus (H1) network. The unit provides segment protection to four field device drop-line ports by continuously monitoring drop currents and disconnecting a faulty drop to protect the rest of the segment when a fault is detected. Trunk monitoring in redundant configurations enables the rerouting of trunk messages around cable faults.

4-Way Fieldbus Junction Box


6-Way Fieldbus Junction Box

Bulletin 1788 6-Way Intelligent Fieldbus Junction Box

Our Bulletin 1788 6-way Intelligent Fieldbus Junction Box provides a fault-tolerant method for connecting field devices to a Profibus-PA or FOUNDATION Fieldbus (H1) network. The unit comprises a bus-input port, bus-output port, and six field device drop-line ports. Each drop-line port’s bus current is continuously monitored. If a fault is detected, the drop is isolated until the fault is corrected. Even with one of the segments shorted, all remaining field devices on the bus are able to communicate.

6-Way Fieldbus Junction Box


ControlNet to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1

Bulletin 1788 Redundant ControlNet to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 Linking Device

Our Bulletin 1788 Redundant ContolNet™ to FOUNDATION Fieldbus (H1) Linking Device provides a fast and integrated solution for adding FOUNDATION Fieldbus devices to any Logix platform.

ControlNet to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1


ControlNet to Profibus-PA

Bulletin 1788 Redundant ControlNet to Profibus-PA Linking Device

Our Bulletin 1788 Redundant ControlNet™ to Profibus-PA Linking Device provides a fast and integrated solution for adding Profibus-PA field devices to any Logix platform. This linking device provides a direct link between Profibus-PA and ControlNet without requiring an intermediate Profibus-DP layer.

ControlNet to Profibus-PA


EtherNet/IP to DeviceNet Linking Device

Bulletin 1788 EtherNet/IP to DeviceNet Linking Device

Our Bulletin 1788 EtherNet/IP™ to DeviceNet Linking Device provides a fast and integrated solution for adding DeviceNet™ to a new, or existing system. Built-in remote access capabilities enable the ability to control, configure, and troubleshoot devices on the DeviceNet network through automated device management.

EtherNet/IP to DeviceNet Linking Device


EtherNet/IP to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1

Bulletin 1788 Redundant EtherNet/IP to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 Linking Device

Our Bulletin 1788 Redundant EtherNet/IP™ to FOUNDATION Fieldbus (H1) Linking Device provides a fast and integrated solution for adding FOUNDATION Fieldbus devices to any Logix platform.

EtherNet/IP to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1


EtherNet/IP to Profibus-PA

Bulletin 1788 Redundant EtherNet/IP to Profibus-PA Linking Device

Our Bulletin 1788 Redundant EtherNet/IP™ to Profibus-PA Linking Device provides a fast and integrated solution for adding Profibus-PA field devices to any Logix platform. These linking devices provide a direct link between Profibus-PA and EtherNet/IP without requiring an intermediate Profibus-DP layer.

EtherNet/IP to Profibus-PA