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Automated Solutions, Inc.

Modbus RTU & ASCII ActiveX Control

Type:  Software - Device Driver
Description:  Automated Solutions' Modbus ActiveX Control delivers high-performance connectivity to Modbus RTU & ASCII compatible devices via serial connection. Use Visual Studio.NET, Visual Basic, Visual C++, MS Office, and more to create runtime-free (see license agreement) HMI/SCADA applications.
Connectivity:  Modbus
Features:  Synchronous operation added to simplify coding; Supports Enron Modbus; Does not require Modicon or 3rd party drivers; .NET Compatible; Supports the following Modbus functions: 1 - Read Coil Status 2 - Read Input Status 3 - Read Holding Registers 4 - Read Input Registers 5 - Force Single Coil 6 - Preset Single Register 7 - Read Exception Status 8 - Diagnostic test 15 - Force Multiple Coils 16 - Preset Multiple Registers 17 - Report Slave ID 20 - Read General Reference 21 - Write General Reference 22 - Mask Write 4x Registers 23 - Read/Write 4x Registers 100 - Scattered Read; Communications configuration via properties - No external configuration application; Supports Modem operation; Supports maximum number of comm ports under windows; Multiple executables can share the same comm port; Addressing modes supported: Generic 0-based, Generic 1-based, Modicon 984 PLC (1, 10001, 30001, 40001); Data types supported: Integer, Discrete, Long, Float, BCD; Supports 125 word reads, 100 word writes in a single transaction; Multi-threaded for high data throughput.
Specifications:  Hardware Compatibility: Modbus devices that implement the Modbus functions listed above; Enron Modbus compatible devices; Software Compatibility: All Microsoft ActiveX Control containers (VB, VC++, VB.NET, C#.NET, MS Office, etc.); .NET Windows Applications; all other .NET targets not supported. Not guaranteed to work with Borland compilers; Supported Operating Systems: Windows 98/ME, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003.