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DNP 3.0 Slave Network Interface Module for Quantum


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The DNP 3.0 Slave Network Interface Module is a backplane compatible module that allows Quantum processors to easily interface with DNP 3.0 compatible devices and hosts. Devices commonly supporting the protocol include relays, breakers, sub-station communication modules and other serial devices most commonly associated with power monitoring.

Caractéristiques Avantages

The module supports DNP Subset Level 2 features and some of the Level 3 features allowing the many SCADA and field devices supporting the DNP protocol to be integrated into the Quantum platform. The module acts as an input/output module between the DNP network and the Modicon backplane. The data transfer from the Quantum processor is asynchronous from the actions on the DNP network. Databases are user defined and stored in the module to hold the data required by the protocol.

The PTQ-DNPS module is a powerful communication interface for Quantum platform processors. Developed under license from Schneider Electric, the module incorporates proprietary backplane technology that enables powerful data access to the Quantum processor.


The PTQ-DNPSNET-Q module is the ideal solution for many applications where DNP 3.0 Server over Ethernet protocol connectivity must be added to a Modicon Quantum system when requiring the use of the Quality Flag.

With the growing usage of the DNP protocol over Ethernet technology in the industrial marketplace, this product has a wide variety of application uses. Industries that use this technology include:

  • Power and distribution applications
  • Petrochemical
  • Water and Gas Applications
  • SCADA and DCS applications


  •  Single Slot - Quantum backplane compatible
  •  The module is recognized as an Options module and has access to PLC memory for data transfer
  •  Configuration data is stored in non-volatile memory in the ProTalk® module
  •  Up to six modules can be placed in a rack
  •  Local rack - The module must be placed in the same rack as processor
  •  Compatible with common Quantum programming tools: UnityPro XL, Concept, ProWORX
  •  Quantum data types supported: 3x, 4x
  •  High speed data transfer across backplane provides quick data update times




 Backplane Current Load

 5 VDC ± 5%
1100 mA, maximum

 Operating Temperature

 32° F to 140° F (0° C to 60° C)

 Storage Temperature

-40° F to 185° F (-40° C to 85° C)

 Relative Humidity

 5% to 95% (without condensation)


 Sine vibration 4 to 100 Hz in each of the 3 orthogonal axes


 30 g, 11 ms in each of the 3 orthogonal axes

 LED Indicators

 Module Status
 Backplane Transfer Status
 Serial Port Activity
 Serial Port Error Status

 Configuration Serial Port (PRT1)

 DB-9M PC Compatible
RS-232 only
No hardware handshaking

 Application Serial Ports

DB-9M PC Compatible
RS-232/422/485 jumper selectable
RS-422/485 screw termination included
RS-232 handshaking configurable
500 V Optical isolation from backplane


ProSoft Configuration Builder (PCB)
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