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Modbus Protocol

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The Modbus protocol is a data communications standard that has grown to become the accepted standard messaging structure throughout the industrial and manufacturing industries. Modbus makes use of TCP/IP (the standard internet protocol) and was first developed by Modicon. Modbus is an open source protocol that is maintained by the Modbus Organization. The Modbus protocol was designed to provide master-slave client-server communications. Modbus is commonly used to handle communication with field devices. There are over 7 million Modbus nodes within the US and Europe, with hundreds of Modbus hardware devices.

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