1  Preface

1.1  About This Document

This document describes the functions and general configuration of the Anybus X-gateway.
Documentation and software for the specific fieldbus and Ethernet network interfaces can be downloaded from www.anybus.com/support .

1.2  Document history

Version
Date
Description
1.00
2004-04-02
First release
2.00
2014-05-01
Major update
2.10
2014-08-26
Compliance information update
3.0
2017-01-23
Major rewrite
3.1
2018-03-23
Minor update
4.0
2019-03-19
Rebranding update, some graphics updated
Removed certification info (now in datasheet only)
This document now replaces SCM-1202-038.

1.3  Document Conventions

Ordered lists are used for instructions that must be carried out in sequence:
  1. First do this
  2. Then do this
Unordered (bulleted) lists are used for:
  • Itemized information
  • Instructions that can be carried out in any order
...and for action-result type instructions:
  • This action...
    • leads to this result
Bold typeface indicates interactive parts such as connectors and switches on the hardware, or menus and buttons in a graphical user interface.
Monospaced text is used to indicate program code and other 
kinds of data input/output such as configuration scripts.
This is a cross-reference within this document: Document Conventions
This is an external link (URL): www.hms-networks.com
This is additional information which may facilitate installation and/or operation.
 
This instruction must be followed to avoid a risk of reduced functionality and/or damage to the equipment, or to avoid a network security risk.
 
Caution
This instruction must be followed to avoid a risk of personal injury.
 
Warning
This instruction must be followed to avoid a risk of death or serious injury.

1.4  Document-specific Conventions

The following conventions are used specifically in this document:
  • Hexadecimal values are written as NNNNh (the suffix h indicates hexadecimal notation).
  • 16 and 32 bit values are stored in Motorola (big endian) format unless otherwise stated.