MultiNet is a communications module that provides GE Multilin serial ModBus IEDs with ModBus TCP/IP communications over Ethernet, allowing connection to fiber optic LAN and WAN network systems. MultiNet has the capability to connect up to 32 serial ModBus devices eliminating complex wiring and additional communications converters, and providing a streamlined and economical Ethernet hub. Unlike most communications converters that are designed for commercial use, MultiNet is environmentally hardened to withstand severe utility and industrial conditions.
Features and Benefits
Converts Modbus RTU over RS485 into Modbus TCP/IP over Ethernet
Supports both 10BaseT connections and 10BaseF fiber connections
Connect up to 32 RS485 serial devices to an Ethernet network
Modbus TCP/IP allows multiple SCADA masters simultaneous communications to the same IED
Flexible mounting options allow retrofit to existing devices
Environmentally hardened to withstand severe utility and industrial conditions
Simple "plug & play" device setup with enerVista software
GE's Grid Solutions business serves customers globally with over 17,000 employees in approximately
80 countries. Grid Solutions helps enable utilities and industry to effectively manage electricity from the point of generation to
the point of consumption, helping to maximize the reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the grid.