TH LINK EtherNet/IP

TH LINK EtherNet/IP provides controller-independent access to EtherNet/IP networks for plant operation and maintenance staff.

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Product Description

EtherNet/IP Network Diagnostics Independent from Controller and Control Room

The TH LINK EtherNet/IP diagnostics tool makes use of a controller-independent access to monitor EtherNet/IP networks. The diagnostic data is collected in networks comprising up to 254 nodes, and made available to users through the TH SCOPE software application. TH LINK EtherNet/IP is easy to use and can be integrated without interfering with the operation of existing installations.

Independent Access to EtherNet/IP Network

    • Controller-independent
    • Independent of configuration tools
    • Only one tool needed to monitor multiple IP subnetworks (up to 254 nodes, one or more controllers)

Designed for Installation without Interference with Plant Operation

    • Connection to free port in EtherNet/IP network, also possible during operation of the plant
    • No need to install TAPs or use mirror ports
    • Highest security (separate accesses for control room level and plant level, no routing)
    • Easy integration into existing plants thanks to compact design

Powerful Data Collection Capabilities Optimized for EtherNet/IP

    • Collection from EtherNet/IP devices and other nodes (e.g. PCs or camera systems)
    • Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) enabled
    • Combination of active and passive measurements
    • Limitation of network load

Optimized for Use by Maintenance Engineers

    • Suitable for network acceptance testing, continuous monitoring and troubleshooting
    • Easy and intuitive handling and operation
    • Fault identification with intelligent troubleshooting assistance
    • Seamless integration with TH SCOPE diagnostics software