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STX and ETX

STX/ETX is a high level transport protocol used for exchanging messages with exterior systems. Can be set up to use serial (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) or an ethernet connection.

TCP/IP Properties

  • Identification
    • Name – Customizable name
    • Id – Customizable Id
  • Validation
    • MVT – Select the MVT (Message Validation Template) being used for this protocol
  • Communication
    • Port – Port used for communication between Experior and “Device”
    • IP Address – Type in IP address (only available if Mode = Client)
    • Mode – Select “Server” or “Client”
    • Auto Connect – Activate or Deactivate whether Experior should try to automatically connect to the “Device”

Serial 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”
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