System overview BACnet/IP

System overview

BACnet (Building Automation Control Network) is a standardised, manufacturer-independent communication protocol for building automation. Areas of application include HVAC, lighting control, safety and fire alarm technology.


BACnet/IP Revision 12

The BACnet/IP solution is executable on every Beckhoff IPC. The embedded controllers from the CX8091, CX9020 and CX50xx series have so far been certified as BACnet Building Controllers (BBC). They fulfil all requirements of the worldwide BACnet standard ISO 16484-5:2012.

Ordering information  
TwinCAT 2
TS8020 license for using the BACnet/IP servers and clients
Embedded PC
CX8091 Embedded PC for BACnet/IP and OPC UA
CX9020 Embedded PC, ARM Cortex™-A8 CPU, 1 GHz
CX5000 Embedded PC, processor Intel® Atom™ Z530, 1.1 GHz or 1.6 GHz clock frequency
EtherCAT Terminals
EL6861 BACnet MSTP terminal