XBTZ9711 Modbus serial link Connecting cable

Original price was: $130.00.Current price is: $100.00.

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Range of Product Harmony XBT.
accessory / separate part category Connection accessories.
accessory / separate part type Connecting cable.
accessory / separate part designation Modbus serial link.
accessory / separate part destination XBT terminal.
Cable length 8.20 ft (2.5 m).
Product Compatibility XBTR411.
Range Compatibility Harmony HMI GTO.
Modicon Momentum is an automation platform.
Electrical connection 1 male connector, RJ45.
1 male connector, SUB-D 25.
communication port protocol Modbus.
Physical interface RS232.
Net Weight 0.46 lb (US) (0.21 kg).
Ordering and shipping details
Category 22000-Temporary Category for ITS Price Promotion.
Discount Schedule I
GTIN 3389110864458.
Returnability No
Country of origin FR
Packing Units
Unit Type of Package 1 PCE
Number of Units in Package 1 1
Package 1: Height 1.18 in (3.0 cm).
Package 1: Width 5.91 in (15.0 cm).
Package 1 Length 5.91 in (15.0 cm).
Package 1: Weight 7.76 oz (220.0 g).
Unit Type of Package 2 S03.
Number of Units in Package 2 20
Package 2: Height 11.81 in (30.0 cm).
Package 2 Width 11.81 in (30.0 cm).
Package 2 Length 15.75 in (40.0 cm).
Package 2: Weight 10.25 lb (US) (4.65 kg).

XBTZ9711 Modbus Serial Link Connecting Cable


The Schneider Electric XBTZ9711 Modbus serial link connecting cable is an integral accessory in the realm of industrial automation. This cable is specifically designed to facilitate communication between devices using the Modbus protocol, a widely adopted communication protocol in industrial environments. The XBTZ9711 ensures reliable and efficient data transfer, which is crucial for the seamless operation of various control and monitoring systems.


The XBTZ9711 connecting cable is used to connect human-machine interfaces (HMIs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and other Modbus-compatible devices. It allows these devices to communicate and exchange data efficiently, thereby enabling centralized control and monitoring of industrial processes. The Modbus protocol, known for its simplicity and reliability, is a standard in industrial communication, and the XBTZ9711 cable is designed to leverage this protocol to its fullest potential.

Key Features

  1. High-Quality Construction: The XBTZ9711 is built with durable materials to withstand the demanding conditions of industrial environments. Its robust construction ensures longevity and consistent performance.
  2. Compatibility: This cable is compatible with a wide range of Schneider Electric products, including various HMIs and PLCs. Its compatibility with Modbus RTU and Modbus ASCII communication protocols makes it versatile for different applications.
  3. Reliable Data Transfer: The XBTZ9711 ensures stable and reliable data transfer, minimizing the risk of communication errors. This reliability is essential for maintaining the accuracy and efficiency of industrial operations.
  4. Ease of Use: Designed for straightforward installation, the XBTZ9711 can be easily connected to devices without the need for complex setup procedures. This user-friendly design reduces downtime and enhances productivity.
  5. Flexible Length: The cable is available in various lengths, providing flexibility to suit different installation requirements and ensuring that devices can be connected even at varying distances.

Technical Specifications

  • Connector Type: Typically features a 9-pin D-sub connector or other standardized connectors suitable for Modbus communication.
  • Cable Length: Available in multiple lengths, such as 2 meters, 5 meters, and more, to accommodate different installation needs.
  • Data Transfer Rate: Supports standard Modbus communication speeds, ensuring efficient data exchange between connected devices.
  • Operating Temperature Range: Designed to operate within a wide temperature range, it is suitable for various industrial environments.


  1. Manufacturing Automation: In manufacturing plants, the XBTZ9711 cable connects PLCs to HMIs and other devices, enabling centralized control and real-time monitoring of production lines. This connectivity ensures efficient operation and a quick response to any issues that may arise.
  2. Process Control: In industries such as chemical processing, the XBTZ9711 facilitates communication between control systems and field devices. This reliable data transfer is crucial for maintaining precise control over process parameters.
  3. Building Management Systems: The cable is used in building management systems to connect controllers and monitoring devices, allowing for efficient management of HVAC, lighting, and security systems.
  4. Energy Management: In energy management systems, the XBTZ9711 connects various meters and controllers, enabling the collection and analysis of energy consumption data. This data is vital for optimizing energy use and reducing operational costs.
  5. Water and Wastewater Treatment: In water treatment facilities, the cable connects control systems to sensors and actuators, ensuring accurate monitoring and control of treatment processes.

Installation and Usage

Installation Steps:

  1. Connect the Cable: Attach one end of the cable to the Modbus port on the PLC or HMI and the other end to the corresponding device. Ensure that the connectors are securely fastened.
  2. Power On: Ensure that all connected devices are powered on and properly initialized.
  3. Configure Communication Settings: Use the device’s software to configure the Modbus communication settings, ensuring that the baud rate and other parameters match between devices.
  4. Test Connection: Run a test program or use diagnostic tools to verify the connection and ensure that data is being transferred correctly.


  1. Enhanced Efficiency: The XBTZ9711 streamlines the communication process, reducing downtime and increasing operational efficiency.
  2. Accurate Data Transfer: Reliable data transfer ensures the accuracy of control and monitoring systems, minimizing the risk of errors and improving overall system performance.
  3. Cost Savings: By providing a reliable and efficient communication link, the XBTZ9711 helps reduce maintenance costs and the need for expensive troubleshooting.
  4. Flexibility: The availability of different cable lengths allows for flexible installation in various industrial setups, ensuring that devices can be easily connected regardless of their location.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Maintenance Tips:

  • Regular Inspection: Periodically inspect the cable for signs of wear or damage. Replace the cable if any issues are detected to maintain reliable communication.
  • Proper Storage: Store the cable in a dry, clean environment to prevent damage from moisture or dust.
  • Secure Connections: Ensure that connections are secure and free from debris to maintain reliable data transfer.


  • Connection Issues: If devices are not communicating, check the cable connections and ensure that the communication settings match between devices.
  • Data Transfer Errors: Verify that the cable is not damaged and that the connectors are clean and properly seated.
  • Software Configuration: Ensure that the communication software is correctly configured and that the firmware of connected devices is up-to-date.


The Schneider Electric XBTZ9711 Modbus serial link connecting cable is a vital component for industrial automation systems, providing reliable and efficient communication between Modbus-compatible devices. Its robust construction, compatibility, and ease of use make it an indispensable tool for a wide range of applications, from manufacturing automation to energy management. By ensuring accurate and reliable data transfer, the XBTZ9711 enhances the efficiency and performance of industrial control systems, making it a cost-effective solution for maintaining optimal operations.