• FieldServer DH+ FSB4013 Blue-Hose Connection

    A 10-serial, 2-Ethernet port, 1 DH+ port protocol translator gateway enables data transfer between serial, Ethernet and Allen Bradley DH+ protocols. An extensive library of drivers provides easy interoperability between a variety of devices used in process control and building … Continue reading

  • CAS Gateway: How to set the current time.

    How to to set the current time on the CAS Gateway Instructions:  Get the current time in unix epoch time (Current time) Example: 1365092464 would be 4:21:04 pm UTC , Thursday, April 4, 2013 From your browser using this format set the … Continue reading

  • Modbus

    Introduction Modbus is an explicit serial communication protocol, developed by Modicon in the year 1979. Primarily it was designed for use with its programmable logic controllers (PLCs) but soon after it turned into a universally accepted mode of communication between … Continue reading

  • LonWorks

    Introduction LonWorks is not just a protocol or physical layer for communication but an exclusively designed networking technology platform to install, maintain, monitor and sense various automation and control applications. Essentially LonWorks was established for a range of automation functions … Continue reading

  • BACnet: Priority Array

    The BACnet Priority Array is a specific property type described by the standard as one of the command prioritization mechanisms. The developer should be aware of the manner in which this property type functions concerning priorities within building control systems. … Continue reading

  • Free Tool: CAS Modbus Scanner

    Chipkin Automation Systems has updated there CAS Modbus Scanner to version 1.00bE. The changes to the utility has come from comments and requests of ts users, if you have a suggestion or a request that you would like to see … Continue reading

  • What is RS485, EIA-485

    EIA-485 (formerly RS-485 or RS485) is a specification for the physical layer of a network that uses the difference in voltages between two wires (Three wire) to conveys data. One polarity of voltage indicates a logic 1, the reverse polarity … Continue reading