Data Acquisition Gateway & Server – Aculink 810

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Data Acquisition Server - AcuLink 810
Data Acquisition Server - AcuLink 810
Data Acquisition Server - AcuLink 810
Data Acquisition Server - AcuLink 810
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Data Acquisition Gateway & Server

AcuLink 810

Accuenergy’s AcuLink 810 is a data acquisition server and gateway designed to collect aggregated energy data from up to 32 Modbus meters and field sensors in a facility such as water, gas and electricity. This information is locally stored until it is ready to be distributed to remote servers or controllers via an IP-based network

AcuLink 810 provides an easy solution to manage, collect and store data from all connected metering points from a single web interface.

  • New FeatureMbus Meters Integration Now Supported. Including:
    • Modbus-RTU (standard + SunSpec)
    • Modbus-TCP/IP
    • BACnet-MS/TP
    • BACnet-IP
  • New FeatureAuto-Discover BACnet-IP and BACnet-MS/TP – automatically finds available BACnet devices on the network.
  • New FeatureSNMP Gateway – Convert connected Modbus, BACnet and Mbus devices to available SNMP devices, designed for data center management systems
  • Added MQTT protocol, a new data integration protocol for IoT applications
  • Support reading SunSpec devices. Simplified integration with any SunSpec supported meters and inverters
  • Data Acquisition via BACnet-IP. Now supports four acquisition protocols: Modbus-RTU (standard + SunSpec), Modbus-TCP/IP, BACnet-MS/TP and BACnet-IP
  • Rapid logger. Log data in 1-second interval (previously support 1-minute interval)
  • Support building BACnet device template by converting EPICS file
  • Pulse counter data can be polled via Modbus-TCP and BACnet-IP directly
  • BACnet-MSTP data acquisition
  • AcuMesh support on AcuLink 810 (Wirelessly query meters with RS485)
  • BACnet gateway (Convert Modbus-RTU and BACnet-MSTP to BACnet-IP)
  • Remote device access
  • Maintain high availability by RSTP protocol (two ports connect to same subnet)
  • Ethernet gateway for Modbus RS485 and digital output devices
  • Access energy information remotely via web server, or push to IP-based master devices or software
  • Data acquisition and logging with 8GB on-board memory
  • Embedded web-server for real-time data and easy configurations
  • Controller/Master system can poll data from all RTU devices via Modbus-TCP/IP Protocol
  • Dual ethernet RJ45 port and WiFi communication channels
  • Enhanced cybersecurity for critical infrastructure deployment
  • Compact DIN rail mount design
  • Track energy usage and peak demand
  • Quick and simple software-free setup

AcuLink 810 Features

Connects Accuenergy Meters and third party sensors/devices to external enterprise systems for energy management, demand response and SmartGrid programs.

Data Collection

The AcuLink 810 has wide range of compatibility with existing software systems and control systems.

Data posting/pushing is available in HTTP, HTTPs, FTP in CSV or JSON format via Ethernet RJ45 port or WiFi network. External cellular modem can be connected to enable data post via cellular network.

  • 32 Modbus RTU devices via RS485 port
  • Additional 32 Modbus-RTU devices via USB port
  • 100 Modbus-TCP/IP devices via network
  • 8 Digital Inputs for pulse counter

Embedded Web Server

Access real-time data and logs from connected devices with AcuLink 810 web interface for an intermediate view of all collected devices with summary details, setup, alarms, and configurable upload channels.

  • Web-server accessible via ethernet or WiFi
  • SSL and TLS1.2 compliant with enhanced cybersecurity protection
  • Access each devices real-time measurement reading
  • Configure communication for downstream devices and upload channels
  • Over/Under alarm monitoring for connected devices
  • No software required – all configurations are available in webpages

Communication Channels and Integration

Metering data can be stored in free Accuenergy Facility Energy Metering Platform, AcuCloud.

  • Protocols supported: HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, sFTP, SMTP, NTP
  • Log file format supported: CSV and JSON
  • Easily integrate with any energy management system, billing software, efficiency analysis services.
  • Support Modbus gateway function that allows all RTU devices to be polled by remote Modbus master directly
  • Dual RJ45 ethernet ports and WiFi connection enables simply connection to network and secure separate network connection
  • USB: USB expansion port, available for serial converter to expand the communication channel

AcuLink 810 Advantage

Learn how the data acquisition server can be used in your project.

Data Logger

AcuLink 810 can collect any type of metering data from input meters or sensors including water, gas, steam and electricity. Data is collected and stored on its 8GB of onboard memory at user-defined intervals from 1 to 1,440 minutes until it is ready to be pushed to a remote server or software platform.

Multiple data-logger configurations for application-specific same unit logging.

8GB onboard memory for data-logging and event logging.

HTTP, HTTPs and FTP standard and secure data uploading protocols.

Seamless Integration

AcuLink 810 offers multiple configuration options to connect any Modbus or BACnet meters, sensors and devices for a seamless integration into your network .

Contact us if a custom solution is required.

  • Modbus RTU Device via RS485
  • Modbus RTU Device via USB port
  • Modbus TCP Device via Ethernet Port
  • Water, Gas, or any pulse output meter via Pulse Counter
  • Convert any Modbus & BACnet device to Modbus-TCP for Modbus Masters
  • Convert any Modbus & BACnet device to BACnet-IP for BACnet controllers

Web-based Interface

All sensory and metering data can be locally accessed from a webpage on a web browser through a direct Ethernet connection or built-in wireless WiFi. It allows supervisors to check the offline status of a device and to monitor data from each metering point in real-time to evaluate for system anomalies. The user interface is easy to navigate and offers a host of network configuration and management options.

Software-free, configure and access everything from a client-side web browser.

Install new meter and sensor devices rapidly using templates.

Free cloud-based Modbus and BACnet template builder, build from scratch, convert from registered list or EPICS file.

Setup alarm notifications for each connected device.

Over-the-air firmware and template updates.

Build Your Network

The data acquisition server provides multiple built-in wired or wireless options to connect commercial/industrial grade meters and sensors inside a facility. AcuLink 810 aggregates all data points to a central interface making it easier for supervisors to manage and monitor each device anywhere.

Wired Options
  • Dual Ethernet RJ45 port for multiple network communications
  • Built-in RS485 for up to 32 daisy-chained Modbus RTU devices
  • Built-in USB for an additional 32 Modbus RS485 connections
  • Built-in 8 pulse counters for water, gas or any pulse output meters
Wireless WiFi
  • Built-in point-to-multipoint wireless communication to Modbus-RTU devices. Learn how AcuMesh enable RTU devices to communication wirelessly
  • Built-in WiFi for easy setup and network connections to remote server
  • Latest cybersecurity TLS 1.2 standard compliances

Data Independent

All data must be analyzed to gain insight into the health and performance of a system. AcuLink 810 bridges the data gap between field sensors and energy management software platforms by providing a seamless end-to-end integration. Data is stored in standard CSV or JSON file formats to give users ultimate control over their information.

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