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Expanded BASautomation Product Line Showcased at SIBT 2013

SIBT 2013September 2013 - Contemporary Controls will showcase the popular BASautomation product line at Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology 2013 (SIBT 2013), Sept 25-27 in Shanghai, China. SIBT 2013 focuses on major building technology innovation trends. Approximately 8,000 attendees are expected from 30 countries.

"SIBT 2013 provides us with the opportunity to demonstrate how our BASautomation products help system integrators make a complete, integrated system that is still cost effective," said Jason Peng Product Manager at Contemporary Controls (Suzhou) Ltd.

For attendees interested in a simple method for attaching Honeywell Spyder BACnet MS/TP controllers to BACnet/IP without the need of a building controller, Contemporary Controls' BASrouter, a BACnet MS/TP to BACnet/IP router, is the solution. Installing and operating the BASrouter with several Honeywell Spyder controllers is simple and straightforward. Once the BASrouter is properly installed and configured, all the connected Spyder controllers can be accessible from BACnet/IP.

For system integrators interested in integration solutions for other protocols, such as Modbus, the BASgatewayLX connects BACnet/IP Ethernet to non-BACnet compliant networks such as Modbus Serial or Modbus TCP.

"Modbus devices remain popular in boiler control, variable speed drives, and energy metering applications, but these devices lack BACnet compliance," said Mr. Peng. "We have products that make that integration easier, including the new BASgatewayLX."

The BASgatewayLX Using the concept of virtual routing, up to 30 Modbus devices appear as individual BACnet devices. Using web pages and a resident database of common Modbus device profiles, Modbus registers from either Modbus TCP or Modbus Serial devices can be mapped to BACnet objects.

Cooperating with Modbus device manufacturers, Contemporary Controls has developed a library of Modbus device profiles that reside within the BASgatewayLX - thereby removing a significant burden from the system integrator commissioning the system. If custom device profiles are required, they can be uploaded to the BASgatewayLX.

Visit booth E6-A19 to learn more. We look forward to seeing you in Shanghai.

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