Lynxspring Announces 2nd Generation Modbus to BACnet® Bridge

lynx_enews2New unit translates up to 1000 Modbus points standard and option to increase upto to 2500 Modbus points; converts Modbus slave devices into virtual BACnet devices; manages all Modbus RTU or TCP slave devices and is faster with more RAM.

Lee’s Summit, MO – February 2, 2015:Lynxspring, a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for building automation, energy management, cyber protection, and device-to-enterprise integration today announced the release of the OnyxxTM-MB311, their 2nd generation Modbus to BACnet Bridge solution.

Embedded with a Lynxspring’s Smart ModuleTM and running Lynxspring’s HelixxTM IP-software framework, the Onyxx-MB311 is more powerful and takes Modbus to BACnet protocol translation to the next level by not only translating up to 2500 Modbus points to manageable BACnet points but also converts Modbus slave devices into Virtual BACnet Devices using virtual BACnet routing. Acting as the Master Modbus device, the Onyxx-MB311 manages all Modbus RTU or TCP slave devices connected to it.

“This latest generation of the Modbus to BACnet bridge is all about ease of use, speed, performance and the user experience, said Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring. “The advanced technology we built into this product has revolutionized the construction, implementation, and interaction of Modbus to BACnet network communications”.

The Onyx-MB311 has been developed to address the need for simplicity, ease of use and increased functionality of bridging Modbus and BACnet networks. Product features include:

No programming experience or third-party software tools required
Intuitive browser interface allows for easy setup and configuration
Documentation and help guides embedded within the bridge
Flexible installation allowing for flat panel and/or 35mm DIN rail mounting
Bridges up to 2500 Modbus points to BACnet points
Converts any Modbus device to a Virtual BACnet Device
BACnet Objects are automatically created with Modbus points
Faster processor/More RAM
Micro-SD slot for future proofing

“Technology is expanding at breakneck speed; we at Lynxspring are committed to incorporating the latest technology available that makes the most since for our customers.” said Terry Swope, President, and CEO. “The Lynxspring Smart Module utilizes the fastest processor and most amount of memory available to date in our industry. The Lynxspring Smart Module, Onyxx and Helixx are just the first of many exciting new products and solutions yet to come from Lynxspring.”

About Lynxspring: Lynxspring is changing the way devices, systems, and people communicate and collaborate across enterprises. Embracing open, interoperable IP-based software and hardware platforms, we design, manufacture and distribute JENEsys®, OnyxxTM and HelixxTM based automation and cyber security technology and edge-to-enterprise solutions for Building Automation, Energy Management, Cyber Protection, Equipment Control and other Specialty applications. Our technologies simplify the automation and information architecture across the enterprise and significantly lowers cost and enables users to go further to manage and operate their facilities and equipment smarter, safer, securely, more efficiently, and at peak performance levels.


Marc Petock
Vice President, Marketing
Toll Free: 877-649-5969 | Office: 816-347-3500


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