BACnet/IP to 4 ch. Energy Meter - Module

B6031


Collections: BACnet, Metering, MODBUS, Modules

Category: Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP

Type: BACnet


  • Cimetrics also offers an OEM-customized version of this product. Click here for more information.

    The Cimetrics B6031, based on the Lantronix XPort, is a physically small BACnet/IP to 4 utility meter interface module that can be built into your product.  It brings data from Modbus RTU and Modbus TCP meters to BACnet/IP networks. Configuration is done over Ethernet through onboard web pages, and can be managed from a remote location. The configuration is simple and the meter interface is up and running in minutes.

    The B6031 has over 47 templates of well known BTU, steam or electric meters, from numerous manufacturers, where important registers are pre-mapped to BACnet objects. These permanently available meter templates can be selected during the setup procedure using a drop down menu.

    Flexible connections:

    • Professional BACnet/IP connectivity
    • Interfaces to 4 Steam, BTU, or Electrical meters

    Manageability:

    • Built-in web server with secure login
    • Status page for diagnostics
    • Easy & informative BACnet object names
    • BACnet Device Object standard support

    Agility:

    • Easy mapping of supported meters through a drop-down menu
    • Custom-built meter templates are available
    • Multi-vendor device support

    Meter data exposed to the BACnet network includes, but is not limited to:

    • Power
    • Energy
    • Demand
    • MaxDemand
    • Power_Factor
    • Flow
    • Consumption
    • Current, Voltage and Phase (if supported by the meter)

    General information:

    Power: 3.3VDC at 100-270 mA (idle to communication)
    Weight: 9.6 grams (0.34 oz)
    Material: Metal shell, thermoplastic case
    Operating temperature range: Commercial, 0°C to +70°C (32°F to 158°F)
    Storage temperature range: -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
    Relative humidity (operating): 5% to 95% non-condensing
    Non-operational shock: 500 g's
    Non-operational vibration: 20 g's
    Dimensions: 33.9 x 16.25 x 13.5mm (1.33 x 0.64 x 0.53 in) without pins and tabs
    RoHS-compliant product

  • Communications::

    • Protocols - Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, TCP/IP, BACnet/IP
    • Conforms to BACnet 2004 Standard
    • NEW! Supports BACnet Foreign Device feature to connect to multiple foreign networks
    • Web browser configuration

    Ethernet:

    • BACnet/IP over Ethernet RJ45 standard
    • IEEE 802.3 10/100 Mbps
    • 10BaseT, 100BaseT
    • RJ45 connectors
    • Half/Full duplex
    • 100m (max) CAT5 cable length.

    Modbus:

    • RS485 three wire connections for Modbus RTU
    • 10BaseT, 1External Modbus TCP via shared Ethernet port
  • Bring meter data into existing BACnet system 

     

     

    This module is an elongated Ethernet connector which contains a powerful microprocessor with all memory and software required to support connection to a state-of-the-art Building Automation System network. Design your circuit board so this module can fit in and connect to the serial port of your host microprocessor (TTL level RS232).

    Most facilities which have a BACnet Building Automation System also have a large number of Modbus meters which need to be attached to the BACnet system. A B6030 can be used to accomplish this goal. A B6031 acts as a Modbus to BACnet interface - taking Modbus register data and exposing it to BACnet. There is no need to spend time picking and choosing registers to expose on each meter; the B6031 already has templates for more than 45 meters -  templates where all important Modbus registers are mapped to BACnet objects. All BACnet objects are meaningfully named and standardized (units, functions) for easier reading and integration into Building Automation System.

    Configuration steps include specifying a meter's IP address (if it is TCP/IP meter), meter Modbus ID and template. Configuration can be saved to a text file and then can be reloaded to the device or uploaded to a new device, thus significantly saving time. All the mapping data can be saved to a CSV file and can later be used for analyzing data.

  • Supported meters are:

    • Controlotron 1010 with 1015N COMM
    • Conzerv Power Max EM6400
    • Cutler Hammer IQ 230M
    • Danfoss Magflo 6000
    • EIG Nexus 1260
    • EIG Shark 100-S
    • EIG Shark 200
    • Emco FP-93 Flow Processor
    • Emco Magflo 6000
    • Emon 3000
    • GE EPM ION 73x0
    • GE EPM ION 75x0
    • GE EPM ION 7700
    • KEP SUPERtrol Flow Computer ST-II
    • Onicon F-2500
    • Power Measurement ION 73x0
    • Power Measurement ION 75x0
    • Power Measurement ION 7700
    • Power Measurement ION 83x0
    • Eaton Power Xpert Gateway + DigiTrip 810
    • Eaton Power Xpert Gateway + DigiTrip MV
    • Eaton Power Xpert Gateway + IQ Analyzer 6x00
    • Schneider SquareD Energy-Monitor EMxx
    • Schneider SquareD ION 62x0
    • Schneider SquareD ION 73x0
    • Schneider SquareD ION 75x0
    • Schneider SquareD ION 7700
    • Schneider SquareD ION 83x0/8600
    • Schneider SquareD PowerLogic PM710
    • Schneider SquareD PowerLogic PM750
    • Schneider SquareD PowerLogic PM800
    • Schneider SquareD PowerLogic PM820
    • Schneider SquareD PowerLogic PM850
    • Schneider SquareD PowerLogic CM3000
    • Siemens ION 83x0/8600
    • Siemens ION 92x0
    • Siemens ION 93x0
    • Siemens ION 95x0
    • Siemens ION 9700
    • Siemens Magflo MAG 6000
    • Siemens Sitrans FUS 1010 with 1015N
    • Siemens Static Trip III
    • Siemens 4720
    • Spirax Sarco FP-93
    • Temco Tstat5 (thermostat)
    • Veris Commercial H8163
    • Veris Hawkeye H8036
    • Generic meter: 16-bit Integers
    • Generic meter: 32-bit Floats
    • Generic meter: 32-bit Integers

    Note: The B6031 communicates with meters using Modbus TCP or Modbus RTU.  Additional hardware may be required in order for some meters listed above to be able to communicate with the B6031.  Please contact us for details.

Product Q&A

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Q:
  1. We have modbus device with RS485 communication, can i use this product to convert modbus to BACnet just by pluging directly on the RS485 (2 wire) port on device and doing some mapping?
  2. We have modbus device with RS232 communication port, can i use this product to convert modbus to BACnet just by pluging directly on the RS232 (3 wire) port on device and doing some mapping?
  3. It will be used for single modbus device to BACnet conversion or if have 4 devices with modbus 485 connected in bus line, is it possible to use this on the RS485 bus and convert to BACnet communication?
  4. Do i need any software to do mapping , is it free ? and support windows 7 OS?
  5. What is the price for single? and for 5 numbers?

A:

A. There is no customer mapping in our devices with built-in templates - B603x.

The templates (the mappings) are built-in. We encourage customers to indicate what Modbus meter they are trying to support, and we can quickly respond with existing support (or whether it is easy/economical to add).

B. Our products are based on Modbus RTU (intrinsic multidrop support for up to four [4] Modbus devices).
C. We do not support RS232 point to point Modbus ASCII off the shelf. We can build a special version for volume orders for Modbus ASCII point to point.
D. Devices to which our modules can connect directly one to one via 3.3V TTL need only RX and TX (and can omit flow control), BUT they must decipher/understand the Modbus RTU bitstream NOT Modbus ASCII bitstream.
E. Customers who desire to do their own loading/mapping can use our devices with loadable templates - B613x.
F. Tools which run under Windows are provided with our full B613x box product (the B6130 product acts as development kit). The tool can be bought independently - for the price of the full box product. The tool is bound to ONE instance of the hardware for creating a loadable image. After creation, the images may be freely loaded to licensed modules. BUT we often recommend that we engineer loadable templates here at Cimetrics, to take into consideration BACnet and Modbus best practices in the mappings. For such engineering we ask for a public Modbus mapping document and customarily a Modbus device/unit to test with and archive (for future support).

G. We offer volume discounts at 10, 100, 1000, etc. units.
H. We are preparing to offer B6x33 units which are B6x30 with BACnet/IP replaced with BACnet MSTP.
We are preparing to offer B6x34 modules which are B6x31 with BACnet/IP replaced with BACnet MSTP.


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