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Overview of MindConnect IoT2040

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MindConnect IoT2040 is an embedded industrial PC to connect industrial data sources with Industrial IoT. It allows you to connect with Industrial IoT and collect data from the field and then transfer it with encryption to Industrial IoT.

MindConnect IoT2040 has a compact design and can also be used for collecting and transferring data to Industrial IoT in smaller production environments. The device supports the transmission of encrypted data over a secured internet connection to enable cloud-based applications and services.

The following graphic shows the MindConnect IoT2040:


General Features Overview

General Features MindConnect IoT2040
Onboarding via USB Stick available
Onboarding via WebServer notavailable
Diagnostics via USB-Stick available
Diagnostics via Webserver notavailable
Local Firmware Update (Webserver) notavailable
Local Firmware Update (USB) available
Remote Firmware Update available
Remote Restart available
Additional Options
Datapoint Browsing (see also data source details) notavailable
File Transfer (File Storage or Integrated Data Lake) notavailable
Remote Service gateway (MRS) available
Network routing available
Read performance (datapoints/sec) 30
Maximum number of connections (data sources) 5
Maximum number of datapoints 1050

Protocols Feature Overview

Protocols Minimum read cycle MindConnect IoT2040 Bi-Directional communication Browsing
S7 1 sec available available notavailable
OPC UA 1 sec available available notavailable
Modbus TCP IP 1 sec available notavailable notavailable
Modbus RTU 1 sec available notavailable notavailable
Rockwell 1 sec available notavailable notavailable
Simatic I/O Shield 1 sec available notavailable 🟢
System 1 sec available notavailable 🟢


  • available = supported
  • notavailable = not supported
  • 🟢 = in development

Last update: November 21, 2023