Modbus ASCII

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Overview

Product Overview

The Modbus ASCII driver provides an easy and reliable way to connect to Modbus ASCII compliant PLCs and other devices to your OPC client applications, including HMI, SCADA, Historian, MES, ERP, and countless custom applications.

Performance

  • Ethernet Encapsulation
  • Modbus ASCII Multi-drop Supported
  • Full Address Range Support (0 - 65535)
  • User Definable Read Block Sizes
  • Adjustable Address Base (0 or 1)
  • Word Order Swapping for Floating Point and Longs
  • RTU Functions used: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 16
  • Direct Support of Flow Automation flow computers
  • All memory types and data types supported
  • Modem Support
    • Automatic Dial Configuration
    • Multiple Phone Number Management
  • Communication Serialization

Protocols

  • Modbus ASCII

Supported Devices

  • Any Device Supporting Modbus ASCII
  • Any Modbus ASCII Compliant PLC
  • Flow Computers

Available Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese

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

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