Solid AT's SmartScan® 50 Supports MODBUS-RTU Communication Protocol

TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 17 - Solid Applied Technologies, Ltd. (Solid AT) a leading provider of ultrasonic level measurement instruments, announced today that their 4-wire product, SmartScan® 50, will now support a subset of the MODBUS-RTU Protocol. This new feature will provide users with improved productivity and increased level of control in production facilities.

MODBUS-RTU is an application layer communication protocol that provides client, SmartScan® 50, and server communication. The MODBUS-RTU communication capabilities enable users to configure and monitor the SmartScan® 50 status using the standard MODBUS-RTU protocol.

The following diagram describes the connection of SmartScan® 50 units (slaves) with the MODBUS-RTU application (master). The master can be either PC or PLC via RS485 physical layer multi drop connection.

About Solid Applied Technologies:
Solid Applied Technologies designs, develops, manufactures, markets and services sophisticated ultrasonic level measurement and gauging systems. The Company's innovative ultrasonic technologies enable customers to achieve the accuracy, reliability and repeatability essential to remaining at the forefront of inventory and process tanks monitoring. Solid's extensive network of distribution and Private Label partners deliver its knowledge and expertise to customers the world over. For more information please visit our web site at

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