Performance guidelines and limitations - Metasys - LIT-12013150 - System Integration - Modbus Vendor Integration - 10.1 - 9.0.7

Network Engine Commissioning for Modbus Vendor Integration Application Note

Brand
Metasys
Product name
Modbus Vendor Integration
Document type
Application Note
Document number
LIT-12013150
Version
10.1
9.0.7
Revision date
2021-03-03
Language
English

The following table outlines the features of the network engine models, including their performance guidelines and limitations.

Table 1. Comparison of features NxE

Features

NCE25/NIE29 NAE35/NIE39 NAE45/NIE49 NAE55/NIE59 NAE85 LCS85

Maximum number of objects

2500

2500 2500 5000 10,000 (base) or 25,000 (upgrade) 10,000 (base) or 25,000 (upgrade)

Number of N2 or BACnet MS/TP trunks

1

1 1 2 N/A N/A

Number of integration ports

1 RS-232

1 Ethernet

2 RS-232

1 RS-485

1 Ethernet

2 RS-232

1 RS-485

1 Ethernet

1 RS-232

2 RS-485

1 Ethernet

1 Ethernet 1 Ethernet

Maximum number of N2 or BACnet MS/TP devices for each trunk

32 50 100 100 N/A N/A

Maximum number of integrations supported

2

2 2 2 8 8

Maximum number of Modbus devices for each port

32 50 100 100 255 for each integration, not to exceed a total of 1,000 devices 255 for each integration, not to exceed a total of 1,000 devices

Internal modem

None

None

None

None

None

None

RS-232-C serial ports

1

2 2 2 None None

USB serial ports

1

1 1 2 Minimum of 2 Minimum of 2

RS-485 ports

1

1 1 2 None None

Ethernet ports

1

1 1 1 2 2

LON ports (LON models only)

Note: The LonWorks integration is supported on network engines with the Metasys Release 9.0 software, but not for engines with the Release 9.0.7 update.

1

1 1 1 N/A 1

LonWorks network support (number of devices)

32

64 127 255 N/A Based on object count limitations but cannot exceed 1000.
Table 2. SNE limits

Features

M4-SNE10500-0 M4-SNE110L0-0 M4-SNE11000-0 M4-SNE22000-0
Maximum objects in device 2500 2500 2500 5000
Number of site devices including self 3 1 3 4
Maximum allowed devices across all integrations. (includes VND integrations and devices brought in via routers) 60 110 150 600
BACnet/IP Max trunks 1 1 1 1
BACnet/IP Max Devices JCI and 3rd party 50 10 100 200
BACnet MS/TP Max Trunks 1 1 1 2
BACnet MS/TP Max Devices per trunk 50 100 100 100
BACnet MS/TP Max Devices per trunk (with 3rd party) 32 64 64 64
N2 Max trunks 1 n/a 1 2
N2 Max Devices per trunk 50 n/a 100 100
LON Network Variables 1500 n/a 1500 2000
LON Max Devices 127 n/a 127 255
Modbus - standard number of trunks 2 2 2 2

Maximum number of Modbus devices for each port

50 100 100 100
Table 3. SNC limits

Features

M4-SNC25150-0xx M4-SNC25150-04x M4-SNC16120-0xx M4-SNC16120-04x
Onboard I/O 25 inputs/15 outputs 25 inputs/15 outputs 16 inputs/12 outputs 16 inputs/12 outputs
Maximum objects in device 2500 2500 2500 2500
Maximum allowed devices across all integrations. (includes VND integrations and devices brought in via routers) 96 4 60 4
Number of site devices including self 1 1 1 1
BACnet/IP maximum trunks 1 1 1 1
BACnet/IP maximum devices JCI and 3rd party 50 4 50 4
BACnet MS/TP maximum Trunks 1 1 1 1
BACnet MS/TP maximum devices per trunk 50 4 50 4
BACnet MS/TP maximum devices per trunk (with 3rd party) 32 4 32 4
N2 maximum trunks 1 1 1 1
N2 maximum devices per trunk 50 4 50 4
LON network variables 1500 1500 1500 1500
LON maximum devices 64 4 64 4
Modbus - standard number of trunks 2 2 2 2

Maximum number of Modbus devices for each port

50 4 50 4