MGate 5217


MGate 5217 - Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP to BACnet/IP Gateway with 2x 10/100 Ethernet and 2x RS-232/422/485 ports

5 Year Warranty

These products come with a standard five year manufacturer warranty.

Wide Temperature

These products utilise high quality industrial grade components enabling them to work in wide temperature environments. They are capable of running as low as -20C and as high as +70C.

DIN-rail mountable

These devices have been designed to be mounted directly on to an industry standard DIN-rail.


Modbus is a communication protocol for transmitting information between electronic devices over serial lines or via Ethernet and is commonly used in process and factory automation.


CE is a mandatory standard for products on the market in the European Economic Area. By CE marking a product, the manufacturer ensures that the item meets the essential safety requirements set out in the applicable CE directive.

FCC Approved

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government that sets standards and governs the testing of conducted and radiated emissions such as EMI.


This product fully adheres to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2002/95/EC, RoHS for short.  The directive covers the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment and was adopted in February 2003 by the European Union.


Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety certification organisation based in the United States. UL develops standards for products, materials, components, assemblies, tool and equipment, mainly dealing with product safety.

MGate 5217 Modbus BACnet IP Gateway
MGate 5217I front
2 MGate 5217 versions available

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MGate 5217I-600-T
MGate 5217 with 600 data points
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MGate 5217 with 1200 data points
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DB9 Female to DB9 Male Serial Cable, 150cm
DB9 Female to DB9 Male Serial Cable, 20cm
Non-locking Barrel Plug to Bare Wires
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MGate 5217 overview

  • Protocol conversion between Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP and BACnet/IP
  • Supports Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP master/client
  • Supports BACnet/IP slave/server
  • 2x 10/100BaseTx Ethernet ports
  • 2x RS-232/422/485 ports with 2kV isolation
  • Optional 600 data point and 1200 data point models
  • Supports virtual nodes designed to make each Modbus device as a separate BACnet/IP device
  • Embedded traffic and diagnostic information for easy troubleshooting
  • Effortless configuration via a web-based wizard
  • Built-in Ethernet cascading for easy wiring
  • Security features based on IEC 62443
  • Wide 12V to 48V DC dual power inputs
  • Extended -40°C to +75°C operating temperature
  • 5 year warranty
The MGate 5217 industrial protocol gateway supports Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP and BACnet/IP protocol conversions, making integration of industrial devices into building and energy management systems simple. The MGate 5217 comes in 600 or 1200 data point models to meet the needs of various networks. 

Built with the IEC 62443 standard the MGate 5217 can help you to prevent unwanted access and enhance connectivity security. Furthermore, the MGate 5217 protocol gateway features 2kV serial port isolation and a -40°C to +75°C extended operating temperature range to ensure reliable operation in a wide range of applications and environments.

For more information about MGate 5217 Modbus to BACnet IP gateway device please contact our technical sales team on +44 (0)1782 337 800 or alternatively submit an enquiry.

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