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Serial (RAW)

Connect to a PLC using a serial (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) connection.

Properties

  • Identification
    • Name – Customizable name
    • Id – Customizable Id
  • Port Settings
    • Port Name – Select the name of the port, COM1 for example
    • Baud Rate – Select the baud rate at which to connect
    • Parity – Choose from Odd, Even, Mark or Space
    • Data Bits – Enter the number of data bits to be used
    • Stop Bits – Choose from One, Two or OnePointFive
  • 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
  • Communication
    • Auto Connect – Activate or Deactivate whether Experior should try to automatically connect to the “Device”
  • Memory Allocation (PLC Input)
    • Automatic – Activate or Deactivate automatic memory allocation
    • Length – Enter data length (only available if Automatic = False)
    • Offset – Enter memory offset (only available if Automatic = False)
  • Memory Allocation (PLC Output)
    • Automatic – Activate or Deactivate automatic memory allocation
    • Length – Enter data length (only available if Automatic = False)
    • Offset – Enter memory offset (only available if Automatic = False)
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