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Product Overview

The GE Intelligent Platforms EGD device driver provides data exchange between OPC clients and GE PLCs using Ethernet Global Data Unicast and Multicast packets. This driver supports both Producer and Consumer connections and can act as a standalone EGD device. Using this capability, any PC can become an EGD device and share data using either Unicast or Multicast UDP packets.

The GE EGD driver supports the Automatic Tag Database Generation features of Kepware. Data integrity is ensured with our extensive error handling.


  • Automatic Tag Generation
  • Unicast and MultiCast UDP Ethernet Connections
  • Memory Types Supported: I, Q, G, M, T, S, R, AI, AQ
  • All data types are supported


  • Ethernet Global Data (EGD)

Supported Devices

  • Series 90-30 with EGD Support
  • Series 90-70 with EGD Support

Available Languages

  • English

Application Support

  • DDE Format CF_Text and AdvancedDDE
  • NIO Interface for iFIX
  • OPC .NET Service (OPC .NET) Version 1.00
  • OPC Alarms and Events (OPC AE) Version 1.10
  • OPC Data Access (OPC DA) Versions 1.0a, 2.0, 2.05a, and 3.0
  • OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) Clients
  • SuiteLink and FastDDE for Wonderware


Release Notes

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Additional Tech Info

Supported Device Details

Supports all GE devices equipped to handle EGD transactions. These devices require a CPU-364 or higher. This driver is also compatible with any device that supports EGD protocol.

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