Simple connection of PROFIBUS DP Slave Devices to PROFINET Control Systems via Internal I/O Mapping

With pnGate DP it is possible to integrate one PROFIBUS DP segment into PROFINET control systems using virtual mapping. With pnGate DP the engineering costs can be reduced since it re-uses existing PROFIBUS DP segment without the requiring modification. It provides S2 redundancy and enables configuration, parameterization and plant asset management using standard industry tools.

Similar solutions:
pnGate PA: Integrate PROFIBUS PA segments into PROFINET systems
pnGate PB: Integrate PROFIBUS PA/DP segments into PROFINET systems


Configuration, Parameterization and Plant Asset Management Using Standard Industry Tools

  • Supports major PROFINET engineering tools such as TIA Portal, Step7 und PC WORXS
  • Included CommDTM allowing use in FDT/DTM frame applications
  • EDD-based device parametrization using Siemens Simatic PDM

Direct Connectivity to PROFIBUS Segments

  • Single access point to PROFIBUS DP segment from PROFINET networks
  • Acting as PROFINET device and PROFIBUS DP master
  • Support of one PROFIBUS DP segment
  • Support of up to 32 PROFIBUS devices

Key Component for Transition to State-of-the-Art Technology

  • Re-use of existing PROFIBUS segments without requiring modification
  • Support of MRP and S2 PROFINET redundancy for increased reliability

Order Information

Scope of Delivery  
Hardware pnGate DP Gateway
Documentation On Website
Order Numbers  
GCA-AN-024606 pnGate DP, PROFINET to PROFIBUS DP Gateway. Supports 1 PROFIBUS DP segment (RS485).
Additional Products and Services  
LRL-DY-134501 dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher, including all supported PLC protocols, support for OPC UA, access for any number of dataFEED OPC Tunnel Clients, for simultaneous access to a total of up to 100 OPC UA Servers, OPC Servers and OPC Tunnel Servers, and many more Functionalities such as Database and File Access, Data Exchange, Optimizer, Concentrator and Bridge
GCA-AN-024608 pnGate PB, PROFINET to PROFIBUS gateway. Supports 2 PA segments (up to 32 PA devices, MBP physical layer) and 1 PROFIBUS DP segment (RS485).
GCA-AL-024602 pnGate PA, PROFINET to PROFIBUS-PA Gateway. Supports up to 2 PROFIBUS PA segments (up to 32 PROFIBUS PA devices).
GCA-AL-024604 pnGate PA, PROFINET to PROFIBUS-PA Gateway. Supports up to 4 PROFIBUS PA segments (up to 64 PROFIBUS PA devices).
Fieldbus Infrastructure  
Installation solutions When using the high-power trunk topology or FISCO, we offer in cooperation with R.Stahl, fieldbus infrastructure components with PROFIBUS PA and FOUNDATION fieldbus H1 – this ranges from power supply, physical layer diagnostics and field device couplers to termination resistors.



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