Is it possible to use M12/RJ45 to M12/female ethernet connection cable to extend MSM network wiring?

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Published Date 03/23/2021
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Is it possible to use M12/RJ45 to M12/female ethernet connection cable to extend MSM network wiring?
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extending MSM network wiring
Answer
Extending MSM network wiring using a M12/RJ45 to M12/female ethernet connection will work. 
One example of this type of cable can be found at Phoenix Contact, Part number 1408617.


See the following articles for more information on MSM network wiring
Can CAT6 cable be used with MSM connection kits?
Is it possible to share a LAN connection between multiple controllers on an MSM installation?
Is it possible to mix connectivity options in one Mobile Sensor Management (MSM) system?
Can the digital termination box be used with the MSM controllers?
What is maximum number of controllers that can be connected by daisy chained on a MSM installation?
Where can I find the wiring instructions for the MSM connector kits?
What is the maximum distance between MSM controllers when daisy chaining over LAN with Modbus TCP/IP?
Are the network and ethernet cables used with MSM, part numbers LZY990, LXZ524.99.00011 and LXZ524.99.00012, crossover cables or straight?
What is the length of the LZY990 ethernet cable used with MSM?

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