Automation Networks ANC-100e, Ethernet/IP to Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus (DH+) Gateway Converter Series. $1,195 USD List.,

The ANC-100e is an economical and high performance, “pocket-sized” converter interfacing Factory Automation Devices between Ethernet/IP and Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus DH+


(ANC-120e, USB-to-Data Highway Plus, 1784-U2DHP replacement alternative also available using the Controllogix Ethernet/IP Driver feature $995 USD List).

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The ANC-100e communicates with all SCADA, HMI, PLC programming packages with direct Ethernet/IP access to the DH+ network and stations. This includes RSLINX/LOGIX Classic & Enterprise Controllogix Driver, Wonderware DAServer, Citect Ethernet/IP, and Kepware Controllogix Ethernet/IP Drivers. 

Replacement Compatibility for AB’s 1756 Controllogix Gateway, AB 1784-U2DHP, 1784-KTx, 1784-PKTx, 1784-PCMK, 1770-KF2.
The enhanced ANC-100e gateway converter is useful for PLC programming, accessing and monitoring DH+ network from a PC computer. It is has similar replacement features as the Controllogix 1756-DHRIO / 1756-ENBT, and AB 1784 Interface Cards which include 1784-U2DHP, 1784-KTx, 1784-PKTx, & 1784-PCMK.

Highlights of ANC-100e:

  • Compatible with all PLC Programming/HMI/SCADA packages including all older versions of RSLINX Classic and latest RSLINX Enterprise.
  • Easy setup: Driver selection is ControlLogix Ethernet driver.
  • Economical:  Full function Ethernet-to-DH+ converter listed at $1,195 USD List.
  • Fast Ethernet/IP Connection: Using the RSLINX Controllogix Ethernet Driver.
  • AB 1784 Interface Card Compatibility: Modern substitution to 1784-U2DHP, 1784-KTx, 1784-PKTx and 1784-PCMK cards
  • DH+ Speeds: Reliably supports all DH+ data rates – 57.6, 115.2 and 230.4 Baud on communication length exceeding standard requirements.
  • Auto Detect: Default Auto Baud Rate and Auto Polarity detection.
  • Size: “Pocket-sized” convenience with Desktop and Din Rail options.
  • Easy DH+ connection:  3-pin Phoenix Blue Hose connector option or direct 8-pin mini din cable connection to PLC port. (8 pin mini din cable sold seperately).

pdf.ANC-100e Ethernet to Data Highway Plus Adapter. User Manual

pdf.RSLINX Classic Configuration 

pdf.ANC-100e / ANC-120e Kepserver Ethernet/IP to DH+ Application Note

pdf.ANC-100e / ANC-120e PeakHMI Ethernet/IP to DH+ Application Note

pdf.ANC-100e / ANC-120e TopServer Ethernet/IP to DH+ Application Note

pdf.ANC-100e SLC 5/05 Ethernet Messaging to SLC 5/04 on DH+ Application Note

pdf.ANC-100e Wonderware ABCIP DAServer, Ethernet/IP to Data Highway Plus Application Note

pdf.PanelView Plus 6 configuration for DH+ communication with ANC-100e Application Note

ANC 100-e: Specifications Technical Specifications

Ports:1 RJ45 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port

1 3-pin Terminal 5.08mm DH+ network connector

1 3-pin power connector

Ethernet Communication Speeds:Full speed Controllogix Ethernet Driver.
DH+ Communication Speeds:57.6Kb, 115.2 Kb, 230.4Kb
Enclosure rating:Meets IP30 standard
External power supply:9V … 24V DC
Current Consumption94mA (9V) … 35mA (24V
Isolation voltage:400V (continuous), tested at 2000V for 60 s
Typical Power Consumption:0.9 WT
Maximum Power Consumption:1.0 WT
Operating Temperature:-25 to +85⁰ C
Storage Temperature:-40 to+100⁰ C
Humidity:0 to 98%
Dimensions:86 x 57 x 27 mm
MountingDesktop or DIN-rail mounting