CANbus to Ethernet Gateway is Web-accessible.

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Model FG-300 allows users to integrate data from up to 3 CAN or CANopen networks directly into applications such as data acquisition, inventory control, and production data collection without any change to existing hardware or its application. Any Web browser can access product's built-in Web pages to execute device integration and diagnostics. Off-the-shelf configuration and analysis add-on tools can be used to integrate plant floor data into management systems.



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Softing Releases New FG-300 CANbus To Ethernet Gateway



Newburyport, MA - The new FG-300 CANbus to Ethernet Gateway allows users to integrate data from up to three CAN or CANopen networks directly into applications including data acquisition, inventory control and production data collection without any change to existing hardware and it's application. Minimum system requirements for the FG-300 include a PC with Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 or Windows XP.

Complete installation of the FG-300 is completed in minutes saving significant time and can be easily configured to integrate into higher - level applications by using OPC as it's standard interface to CANopen applications. Any Web browser can access the FG-300's built-in Web pages to execute device integration and diagnostics allowing total flexibility in any application. Additionally, using Softing's universal API's for CAN or CANopen, permits any user to integrate all forms of data into customized control applications.

With the ability to utilize a variety of available 'off-the-shelf' configuration and analysis add-on tools, the FG-300 CAN to Ethernet Gateway is a cost efficient solution to integrate plant floor data into management systems using Ethernet architectures.

For technical specifications on the FG-300 CAN, write to: kenneth.hoover@softing.com

Softing North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Softing AG, Germany, is a leading provider of communication solutions for factory automation and process control. Softing products include interface cards, gateways, software administrators, configuration tools and custom-designed solutions for OEM applications. Every Softing product conforms to the latest international standards for Industrial Automation and Communications.

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