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Serial Modbus Gateway

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The ALTA Serial MODBUS Gateway (SMG) acts as a data concentrator for Monnit’s ALTA long range wireless sensor networks. This device allows you to connect up to 50 wireless sensing devices, per gateway, to your existing serial MODBUS RS-232C and RS-485 sensing and control infrastructures.

Monnit has recognized the importance of using open standards like Modbus, allowing ALTA wireless sensors to be used in the majority of industrial applications.

Modbus is often used to connect a supervisory computer with a remote terminal unit (RTU) in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Modbus allows for communication between many (approximately 247) devices connected to the same wired network. Therefore, ALTA SMG’s allows for seemingly unlimited wireless expansion to a traditional wired network.

Features of the ALTA Serial MODBUS Gateway:

  • Communicates with MODBUS RTU / ASCII Serial Protocols.
  • Supports RS-232C / RS-485 Interfacing.
  • Integrates into your existing backend monitoring systems.
  • NEMA 4X / IP66 Rated Enclosure.

We recommend purchasing the Serial Modbus Gateway USB programmer and software to help you configure and use your Monnit SMG Gateway.


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Which Gateway is Right For Me?

  • Ethernet: Allows you to add remote monitoring capabilities using your existing IT infrastructure and ISP.
  • Cellular: Multiple cellular options to enable monitoring what’s important anywhere. Ideal for remote locations and areas with challenging IT environments.
  • Advanced EDGE: This award-winning gateway aggregates data from feature-rich Monnit Wireless Sensors to any cloud provider. Integrated macros enable data configuration in virtually any format, such as JSON or XML
  • Serial Modbus: Interfaces with your facilities serial Modbus RS-232C and RS-485 sensing and control infrastructures
To view additional connectivity options, and feature comparisons visit our Gateway Comparison page.

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