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STX and ETX

STX/ETX is a high level transport protocol used for exchanging messages with exterior systems. The message is sent as a test starting with STX (Start of Text) character and ends with the ETX (End of Text) character. Can be set up to use ethernet (TCP/IP) or a serial (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) connection.

TCP/IP Properties

Identification

Name – Customizable name

Id – Customizable Id

 

Communication

Port – Port used for communication between Experior and “Device”

Mode – Select “Server” or “Client”

Auto Connect – Activate or Deactivate whether Experior should try to automatically connect to the “Device”

Serial Properties

Line Signals

DTR – Select if DTR (Data Terminal Ready) is to be used

RTS – Select if RTS (Request To Send) is to be used

Handshake – Choose from ‘XOnXOff’, ‘RequestToSend’ or ‘RequestToSendXOnXOff’ handshake protocols

 

Port Settings

Port Name – Select the name of the port

Baud Rate – Select the baud rate at which to connect

Data Bits – Enter the number of data bits to be used

Stop Bits – Choose from ‘One’, ‘Two’ or ‘OnePointFive’.

Parity – Choose from ‘Odd’, ‘Even’, ‘Mark’ or ‘Space’

 

Identification

Name – Customizable name

Id – Customizable Id

 

Communication

Auto Connect – Activate or Deactivate whether Experior should try to automatically connect to the “Device”

Auto Connect Delay – If Auto connect is checked you can set a delay (in miliseconds) after which the connection will attempt a reconnection

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