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EtherNet/IP to CC-Link Local & Intelligent Station Gateway


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ProSoft Technology's EtherNet/IP® to CC-Link communication gateway allows Rockwell Automation® control platform users to integrate CC-Link Master compatible products with existing EtherNet/IP control networks.

The EtherNet/IP protocol driver supports the Explicit Messaging implementation of the protocol and is user-configurable as both a Client and/or a Server. As a Client, the gateway can send commands and manage data flow among a large number of devices on the EtherNet/IP network. As a Server, the gateway can provide concurrent data transfer to multiple Clients.

The CC-Link protocol driver acts as a Local or Intelligent Station, which enables easy connection to the CC-Link Master-controlled network for data transfer. Configuration options allow the gateway to occupy up to four (4) stations on the CC-Link network. Transient Messaging capability increases overall I/O data transfer capacity by more than 8,000 words. When configured as a Local Station, the gateway allows read-only viewing of the entire CC-Link Master cyclic database from all configured slave on the CC-Link network.

Funktionen und Vorteile

Powerful network integration

  • Communicate between dissimilar networks
  • A shared, 10,000-word database exchanges information from devices on both networks
  •  Allows integration of EtherNet/IP-based systems onto a CC-Link Master-controlled network


  • Client/Server Explicit Messaging communication supported
  • Allows up to five concurrent Server connections from multiple network Clients
  •  Provides three concurrent Client connections, supporting up to 100 commands per Client

CC-Link Intelligent or Local Station

  • Compatible with CC-Link Version 1.10
  • Transient Message support for peer station communication adds more than 8,000 words of additional I/O data transfer capacity
  • Supports up to 4 occupied slave stations with 4 data words and 32 data bits per station
  • As a Local Station, provides a read-only list of all network slaves’ cyclic and status data
  • CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) Certification

Backed by ProSoft Technology®

  • 20-year history of delivering high-quality, reliable solutions designed with you in mind
  • Free, unlimited, worldwide Technical Support by phone anytime for pre-sale, set-up, or troubleshooting support help you get going sooner and stay running longer
  • Three-Year Warranty ensures reliability and protects against equipment failures
  • Free ProSoft Software tools tightly integrated with our gateway hardware...a simple and quick, total solution to help you make our gateways fit your applications


ProSoft Configuration Builder (PCB) provides a PC-based software configuration solution for quick and easy management of gateway configuration files, as well as viewing gateway and network diagnostics. The CC-Link Setup Guide and sample configuration provide a quick and easy example with step by step instructions on how to move data from one network to the other.

Technische Daten

ProLinx® Communication Gateways provide connectivity for two or more dissimilar network types. The gateways, encased in sturdy extruded aluminum, are stand-alone DIN-rail-mounted solutions that provide data transfer between many of today’s most widely used industrial automation.



The EtherNet/IP protocol is one of the primary connectivity tools used by different Rockwell Automation® platforms.

The Explicit Messaging aspect of the protocol has been implemented to provide asynchronous data transfer between the ProLinx gateway and Rockwell Automation hardware

Supported PLC Types

PLC-2®, PLC-3®, PLC-5®, SLC™500, ControlLogix™,

CompactLogix™, and MicroLogix™

Messaging Types

As a Client, PCCC Explicit Messaging

As a Server, PCCC or CIP Explicit Messaging

Command Sets

PLC-2/PLC-3/PLC5  Basic Command Set
PLC5 Binary Command Set 
PLC5 ASCII Command Set 
SLC500 Command Set




CC-Link (Control & Communication Link) is an open-standard-based communication protocol that enables easy connection to Mitsubishi and other Master PLCs.

  • CC-Link is one of the dominant protocols used in Asia and is rapidly gaining acceptance worldwide.
  • The ProLinx CC-Link interface is a slave (Local Station or Intelligent Device), which can be connected to a CC-Link Master that controls data transfer.
  • The gateway is a stand-alone, DIN-rail-mounted solution that provides one CC-Link network port with TE-CON7 4P connector and an Ethernet port with RJ45 connector.


Functional Specifications

EtherNet/IP Server

In Server mode, the gateway accepts messages from one or more Clients that want to read data from or write data to the gateway's internal memory database.


Binary, Integer or Floating point data supported, as well as other special data types, like timers, counters, ASCII files and more

EtherNet/IP Server

Five independent TCP/IP Server sockets permit multiple Clients to see and change all user data contained in the gateway.

The Server supports CIP and PCCC Explicit Message connections from EtherNet/IP Clients.

PCCC Data File Emulation
(the Server looks like an SLC 5/05 to the Clients)

Data Table File Size: 100 or 1000 words
Data Table File Start: - Fixed at N10
Data Table Range: 
 N10 to N109, based on file size set to 100, or

 N10 to N19, based on file set to 1000

(Other data table types also supported)

CIP Services Supported

0x4C - CIP Data Table Read

0x4D - CIP Data Table Write


EtherNet/IP Client

In Client mode, the gateway controls read and write data transfers between the itself and other EtherNet/IP devices. Data transfer can be initiated and executed with no logic programming required in the target Rockwell Automation hardware.

EtherNet/IP Client

Three simultaneous Client connections

Command List

Each Client supports up to 100 read or write commands per Client, allowing up to three concurrent connections with Ethernet/IP devices.

Command Poll List

User can enable or disable polling on a per-command basis, as well as choose to write continuously or only on change of data.

Configurable Parameters

Number of commands (Up to 100 per client)

Min Command Delay

Response Timeout

Retry Count

(and much more)



CC-Link technology is based on an Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) designed and provided by Mitsubishi Electric Automation. Each CC-Link station transfers 4 words and 32 bits of I/O data to and from the Master station. The CCLINK gateway can occupy up to 4 consecutive stations on the CC-Link network increasing its I/O data transfer capacity.

Maximum Number of Occupied Stations

4 stations, consecutive addresses

Maximum Number of Devices per network

26-64 Devices depending on Local and Slave Stations configured

Device Types Supported

Intelligent Device and Local Station

CC-Link Version supported

CC-Link Version 1.10 cyclic data transmission

Message handling

Cyclic Messages and Transient Messages

Cyclic Data Capacity

24 input data words and 24 output data words. 
Up to 4 slave stations supporting 4 words/32 bits per slave

Additional I/O Data Transfer Capacity

Transient Messaging extends the data transfer capacity to more than 8,000 additional words

Transient Message Commands

System Information, Memory Access Information, RUN, STOP, Line Test. Memory Read and Memory Write commands

Communication speed

10 Mbps, 5 Mbps, 2.5 Mbps, 625 kbps, 156 kbps

Transmission path format

Bus format (EIA RS485 conformance)

Transmission format

HDLC conformance

Error control system

CRC (X16+X12+X5+1)


Power Supply

24 VDC nominal
18 to 32 VDC allowed
Positive, Negative, and Ground terminals
2.5 mm screwdriver blade-sized terminals

Current Load

500 mA [email protected] 32 VDC max 

Operating Temperature

-20 to 50°C (-4 to 122°F) 

Storage Temperature

-40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F) 

Relative Humidity

5% to 95% (non-condensing)


Standard: 5.20H x 2.07W x 4.52D in. (13.2cmH x 5.25cmW x 11.48cmD)
Extended: 5.20H x 2.73W x 4.52D in. (13.2cmH x 6.934cmW x 11.48cmD)

General LED Indicators

Power and General Status
Application Status Serial Port Activity LED
Serial Activity and Error LED Status

CC-Link LED Indicators

Run (Network Status)
L Run (Data Link Execution)
L Err (Data Link Comm Error)
SD (Sending Data LED)
RD (Receiving Data LED)
ERR (Switch Setting Error)

Configuration Serial Port

DB-9M RS-232 only
No hardware handshaking

Ethernet Port

RJ45 Connector, 10Mbit, half-duplex only Link and Activity LED indicators

Electrical Isolation 1500 V rms at 50 Hz to 60 Hz for 60 s, applied as specified in section 5.3.2 of IEC 60950: 1991 Ethernet Broadcast Storm Resiliency = less than or equal to 5000 [ARP] frames-per-second and less than or equal to 5 minutes duration

CC-Link Interface




Data Communication line A


Data Communication line B


Digital Ground




Frame Ground


Shipped with Each Unit

Mini-DIN to DB-9M serial cable
4 ft RS-232 configuration cable
2.5mm screwdriver
CD (docs and Configuration utility)
CC-Link to Terminal Block connector


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