ICC, Inc. Announces Release of Multiprotocol Ethernet / RS-485 Gateway with Profinet Support

Madison,WI, USA (December 4, 2009) — Industrial Control Communications, Inc. announces the release of the ETH-1000 multiprotocol Ethernet communications gateway.  The ETH-1000 gateway allows information to be transferred seamlessly among various Ethernet and RS-485 networks with minimal configuration requirements. The ETH-1000 supports Profinet IO, and provides Profinet controllers with the ability to simultaneously access information on many other popular industrial and commercial networks.


Key features of this flexible and powerful gateway currently include:



Supported Ethernet Protocols

– Profinet IO

– EtherNet/IP (client and server)

– Modbus/TCP (client and server)

– Allen Bradley CSP (client and server)

– BACnet/IP (server)

– Mitsubishi MELSEC (client)


Supported RS-485 Protocols

– Modbus RTU (master and slave)

– BACnet MS/TP (client and server)

– Toshiba ASD (master)

– Johnson Controls Metasys N2 (slave)

– Sullair Supervisor (master)



– IEEE 802.3 10/100BaseT Ethernet. Shielded RJ45 connector accepts standard CAT5-type 8-conductor unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) patch cables. Supports multiple simultaneous protocols.

– IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) compliant

– RS-485 (4-wire terminal block style), supports multiple protocols


Power Supply

Can be powered by USB, 7-24VDC via the terminal block, or IEEE 802.3af PoE as a mode A or mode B powered device