ProSoft Technology’s Allen-Bradley®
Remote I/O™ Migration Solutions

Sooner or later you’re going to have to upgrade your legacy Remote I/O™ system. Components for legacy Remote I/O™ systems are becoming obsolete. New control systems run on EtherNet/IP™ networks. With ProSoft Technology’s innovative migration gateways and Industrial Media, you are now able to upgrade your legacy Remote I/O™ control system in phases, eliminating the need for the extended scheduled downtime required to upgrade your system. Let’s show you how that works:



5 migration solutions for your Allen Bradley Remote I/O systems


  • Remote I/O™ network

    Existing Remote I/O™ network

  • PHASE one

    Need to replace your Variable Frequency Drives?

    With our AN-X2-AB-DHRIO gateway you can upgrade your Remote I/O drives to new PowerFlex® EtherNet/IP drives, with no changes to your PLC program. One gateway can support up to 4 drives.

    AN-X2-AB-DHRIO Gateways
  • PHASE two

    Are your PanelView terminals or Programming Stations ready for an upgrade?

    With our AN-X2-AB-DHRIO gateway you can upgrade your Remote I/O and Data Highway Plus PanelViews to new EtherNet/IP PanelView™ Plus terminals, with no changes to your PLC program. Our gateway replaces the need for a 1784-PFTX card. One gateway can support up to 8 PanelView terminals.

    AN-X2-AB-DHRIO Gateways
  • PHASE three

    Running out of spare Flex I/O adapters?

    With our AN-X2-AB-DHRIO gateway you can upgrade your Remote I/O adapters for FLEX™ I/O to new EtherNet/IP adapters. One gateway can support up to 16 connections.

    AN-X2-AB-DHRIO Gateways
  • PHASE four

    Want to upgrade your PLC-5® or SLC™ to CompactLogix™?

    Your CompactLogix can control your existing Remote I/O devices using our AN-X2-AB-DHRIO gateway. The gateway supports up to 32 racks of I/O. The programming station would need to switch to Ethernet and the DH+™ PanelView would need to be upgraded at the same time as the controller upgrade.

    AN-X2-AB-DHRIO Gateways
  • PHASE five

    Don’t want to pull fiber optic or Ethernet cables?

    Our Industrial Media Converter allows you to run EtherNet/IP communications over your existing Belden® Blue Hose®. This is ideal for applications where running a new Ethernet infrastructure is difficult and costly.

    Industrial Media Converters