Aparian has released the DH485 router that can be used to replace the obsolete 1761-NET-AIC module from Rockwell Automation. The router converts DH485 to directly EtherNet/IP alleviating the need for DF1 communications. The module allows simultaneous connections to multiple controllers. It can be used to program controllers via DH485. 

Aparian, Inc. is please to announce that it has obtained the Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM) for Australia and New Zealand for our Routers, 4 Channel HART, Time Sync, and XPosition modules. 

DF1 Radio Modem protocol has been added to the functionality of the Aparian DF1 Router (A-DF1R) with release of firmware 1.018. The configurable store-and-foreward options allow the simple deployment of a complex radio network, where certain nodes are required to act as repeaters. 

The Time Sync module now supports synchronizing legacy PLC platforms (PLC5, SLC) as well as MicroLogix controllers by either writing GPS time directly into the system file of the controller or to a integer file. The Time Sync module also supports writing GPS time to a Modbus register. See  Time Sync Module.

The DF1 Router now supports the programming of Legacy serial interface controllers (PLC5,SLC) and MicroLogix controllers over Ethernet. The module will also allow a serial device to communicate to multiple PLCs or MicroLogix controllers on a Ethernet connectoin (eg. serial radio interface). The DF1 Router can be used as a replacement for the NET-ENI module.