MGate MB3180/MB3280/MB3480 Series

1, 2, and 4-port standard serial-to-Ethernet Modbus gateways
  • Supports Auto Device Routing for easy configuration
  • Supports route by TCP port or IP address for flexible deployment
  • Converts between Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU/ASCII protocols
  • 1 Ethernet port and 1, 2, or 4 RS-232/422/485 ports
  • 16 simultaneous TCP masters with up to 32 simultaneous requests per master
  • Easy hardware setup and configuration
Series Description

Introduction

The MB3180, MB3280, and MB3480 are standard Modbus gateways that convert between Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU/ASCII protocols. Up to 16 simultaneous Modbus TCP masters are supported, with up to 31 RTU/ASCII slaves per serial port. For RTU/ASCII masters, up to 32 TCP slaves are supported.

Standard Modbus Network Integration

The three standard MGate™ models (MB3180, MB3280, and MB3480) are designed for easy integration of Modbus TCP and RTU/ASCII networks. With these models, Modbus serial slave devices can be seamlessly incorporated into an existing Modbus TCP network, and Modbus TCP slaves can be made accessible to serial masters. The MB3180, MB3280, and MB3480 offer features that make network integration easy, customizable, and compatible with almost any Modbus network.

High Density, Cost-Effective Gateways

The MGate™ MB3000 gateways can effectively connect a high density of Modbus nodes to the same network. The MB3280 can manage up to 62 serial slave nodes, and the MB3480 can manage up to 124 serial slave nodes. Each RS-232/422/485 serial port can be configured individually for Modbus RTU or Modbus ASCII operation and for different baudrates, allowing both types of networks to be integrated with Modbus TCP through one Modbus gateway.

Auto-Device Routing for Easy Configuration (patented)

Moxa’s Auto-Device Routing function helps eliminate many of the problems and inconveniences encountered by engineers who need to configure large numbers of Modbus devices. A single mouse click is all that’s required to set up a slave ID routing table and configure Modbus gateways to automatically detect Modbus requests from a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. By removing the need to manually create the slave ID routing table, the Auto-Device Routing function saves engineers significant time and cost.

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Software, Firmware, and Drivers

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Moxa CLI Configuration Tool for Windows

2.0 MB

Utility
SHA-512
v1.3
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11
  • Windows 2000
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  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
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  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
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Jun 29, 2023Release notes
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool for Linux

11.6 MB

Utility
SHA-512
v1.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.x
  • Linux Kernel 3.x
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  • Linux Kernel 5.x
Jun 29, 2023Release notes
Device Search Utility

2.2 MB

Utility
SHA-512
v2.7
  • Windows 10
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  • Windows 2000
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  • Windows 95
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Jun 28, 2023Release notes
Firmware for MGate MB3180

556.4 KB

Firmware
SHA-512
v2.4
Jun 05, 2023Release notes
Firmware for MGate MB3480

873.5 KB

Firmware
SHA-512
v4.2
Jun 05, 2023Release notes
Firmware for MGate MB3280

878.3 KB

Firmware
SHA-512
v4.3
Jun 05, 2023Release notes
MXview plugin

32.8 MB

Software Package
SHA-512
v1.4
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  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
May 02, 2023Release notes
Software Package for MXview One Series (Windows version)

277.4 MB

Software Package
SHA-512
v1.1.0
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11
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  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022
Feb 08, 2023Release notes
MXview

417.7 MB

Software Package
SHA-512
v3.2.8
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  • Windows Server 2019
Oct 31, 2022Release notes
MGate Manager Utility

5.3 MB

Utility
SHA-512
v1.17
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11
  • Windows 2000
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  • Windows Server 2012 R2
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Apr 29, 2022Release notes
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool for Windows

2.1 MB

Utility
SHA-512
v1.2
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
Mar 31, 2021Release notes
MXconfig plugin

2.2 MB

Software Package
SHA-512
v1.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
Mar 31, 2021Release notes
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool for Linux

8.1 MB

Utility
SHA-512
v1.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.x
  • Linux Kernel 3.x
  • Linux Kernel 4.x
Mar 31, 2021Release notes
MXview plugin

24.3 MB

Software Package
SHA-512
v1.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
Mar 31, 2021Release notes

Support Documents

NAME TYPE VERSION RELEASE DATE
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool User Manual

1.0 MB

Manual v2.1 Mar 28, 2023
Manual for MGate MB3000 Series

13.5 MB

Manual v13.0 Sep 05, 2022
Datasheet for MGate MB3180/MB3280/MB3480 Series

1.3 MB

Datasheet v1.5 Apr 15, 2022
Tech Note: The Security Hardening Guide for MGate MB3000 Series

922.4 KB

Tech Note v1.1 Jan 12, 2022
QIG for MGate MB3180/MB3280/MB3480 Series (MGate MB3480 model)

582.3 KB

QIG v7.2 May 06, 2021
QIG for MGate MB3180/MB3280/MB3480 Series (MGate MB3180 model)

900.9 KB

QIG v5.2 May 06, 2021
QIG for MGate MB3180/MB3280/MB3480 Series (MGate MB3280 model)

643.3 KB

QIG v4.2 May 06, 2021
QIG for MGate MB3180

682.2 KB

QIG v5.1 Dec 02, 2019
Moxa CLI Configuration Tool User’s Manual

1.1 MB

Manual v2.0 Mar 05, 2019
2D CAD for MGate MB3480 TOP

813.0 KB

2D CAD Oct 26, 2015
2D CAD for MGate MB3280

480.0 KB

2D CAD Oct 26, 2015
2D CAD for MGate MB3180

279.6 KB

2D CAD Oct 26, 2015
Tech Note: How to Configure WinCC with MGate MB3000

3.5 MB

Tech Note v1.0 Jan 06, 2015
Tech Note: How to Configure KingSCADA with MGate MB3000

2.7 MB

Tech Note v1.0 Jan 06, 2015
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