MBX Bridge Suite

PC-Based Router/Bridge for Devices on Modbus, Modbus Plus and Modbus/TCP Networks

MBX Driver Suite MBX OPC Server Suite MBX OPC Premier Suite MBX OPC Enterprise Suite MBX Bridge Suite
Built-in Communication Drivers
Cyberlogic OPC Server, Certified by the OPC Foundation
Math & Logic Triggers and Switches
Math & Logic Custom Programs
Communicate with Other OPC DA Servers
Crosslink - Transfer Values Between OPC Data Items
Data Logger - Log Data Items to Relational Databases
Bridge Modbus, Modbus Plus, and Modbus TCP Networks
This is the same software that powers Schneider Electric’s 174CEV20040 Modbus Plus to Ethernet Bridge hardware.

The MBX Bridge Suite includes the following software components:

MBX Bridge

The MBX Bridge combines the functionality of all hardware-based bridging products currently offered by Schneider Electric into a single software product. It allows you to bridge Modbus, Modbus Plus and Modbus TCP networks, seamlessly routing messages between all MBX-compatible devices.

Schneider’s hardware bridge products, including the BM85 and BP85, are well-suited for many installations. However, due to the popularity of PCs and software applications in industrial environments, an increasing number of end users require software-based routing solutions in addition to dedicated hardware products.

The MBX Bridge answers these demands by offering many key features and benefits.

  • Because the MBX Bridge works with all MBX-compatible devices, it allows users to route messages in a wide variety of arrangements. These include configurations such as Modbus to Modbus Plus, Modbus Plus to Modbus Plus, Ethernet to Modbus Plus and Modbus Plus to Ethernet routing.
  • A simple wizard-based editor allows you to easily configure the required routings. Configuration can be done online without stopping or restarting the routing software.
  • The MBX Bridge operates transparently in the background, like a device driver, and allows other software to communicate concurrently over the same MBX devices and drivers.

Product Details

Release Notes
Product Help Files
MBX Bridge Suite Components
Networks
  • Modicon Modbus Plus
  • Modicon Ethernet (Modbus over TCP/IP)
  • Modicon Serial Modbus/RTU
  • Modicon Serial Modbus/ASCII
  • MBX Gateway for Remote Access
PLCs
  • Modicon 184 family
  • Modicon 384 family
  • Modicon 484 family
  • Modicon 584 family
  • Modicon 884 family
  • Modicon 984 family
  • Modicon Micro 84
  • Modicon Modcell
  • Modicon Quantum family
  • Modicon Momentum family
  • Modicon Premium family
  • Modicon M340
  • Any Modbus-compatible device
Network Adapters
  • Modicon SA-85-00
  • Modicon SA-85-02 (Dual Channel)
  • Modicon SM-85
  • Modicon AT-984-AT0
  • Modicon AT-984-AT2
  • Modicon AT-984-AT4
  • Modicon MC-984
  • Modicon Atrium
  • Modicon PCIe-85 (416NHM30042A)
  • Modicon PCI-85 (416NHM30030)
  • Modicon PCI-85 (416NHM30032) (Dual Channel)
  • Modicon PCMCIA (416NHM21234) (Type III PnP)
  • Modicon TSXCUSBMBP Rev 1 (USB - Modbus Plus Adapter)
  • Modicon TSXCUSBMBP Rev 2 (USB - Modbus Plus Adapter)
Operating Systems
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003
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