Yokogawa Darwin Serial

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Product Overview

The Yokogawa Darwin Serial driver exchanges data between OPC clients and Yokogawa Darwin Data Acquisition systems using RS-232 or RS-422 serial communications. This driver has been optimized for serial communications with Darwin data sets. Modem operation is fully supported. Kepware ensures data integrity through extensive error handling.


  • Supports Automatic Tag Database Generation
  • Supports all system and configuration parameters
  • Supports stations 1 to 31 in RS-422 mode
  • Supports the RS-232 or RS-422/485 communications modules
  • Supports Ethernet Encapsulation
  • Modem Support
    • Automatic dial configuration
    • Multiple phone number management


  • Yokogawa Data Acquisition (CX, DX, DXP, MW, MP, HR, Darwin)

Supported Devices

  • DA100-1
  • DA100-2
  • DC100-1
  • DC100-2
  • DR131
  • DR231
  • DR232
  • DR241
  • DR242

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


Additional Tech Info

  • This driver makes use of binary data formatting when reading information from Yokogawa devices. This requires a data bit setting of 8.
  • Software handshaking is not available.

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