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Overview of MindConnect IoT2050

MindConnect IoT2050 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 IoT2050 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 IoT2050:


General Features Overview

General Features MindConnect IoT2050
Onboarding via USB Stick available
Onboarding via WebServer available
Diagnostics via USB-Stick available
Diagnostics via Webserver available
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) available
File Transfer (File Storage or Integrated Data Lake) 🟢 Q1 23
Remote Service gateway (MRS) available
Network routing available
Read performance (datapoints/sec) 250
Maximum number of connections (data sources) 30
Maximum number of datapoints 1050

Protocols Feature Overview

Protocols MindConnect IoT2050 Bi-Directional communication Minimum read cycle Browsing
S7 available available 1 sec notavailable
OPC UA available available 1 sec available
Modbus TCP IP available notavailable 1 sec notavailable
Modbus RTU available notavailable 1 sec notavailable
Rockwell available notavailable 1 sec notavailable
Simatic I/O Shield available notavailable 1 sec 🟢
System available notavailable 1 sec 🟢
Advanced Drivers
S7+ available available 50 ms available
Sinumerik available available 50 ms notavailable
IEC61850 available notavailable 50 ms available
MT Connect available available 50 ms available
Fanuc Focas notavailable notavailable 50 ms 🟢
BACNet 🟢 Q2 23 available available 50 ms notavailable


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

Last update: May 24, 2023