FS-8700-03 – Allen Bradley DF1, Full Duplex and Half Duplex

FieldServer Driver – Serial
FS-8700-03
Allen Bradley DF1, Full Duplex and Half Duplex

Description

The DF1 driver allows the FieldServer to transfer data to and from devices over RS-232 using DF1 protocol. The FieldServer can emulate either a Server or Client.

 

Formal Driver Type

Serial
Client or Server

 

Compatibility Matrix

FieldServer Model Compatible with this driver
FS-x2010 Yes
FS-x2011 Yes
FS-x40 Yes

 

Connection Information

Connection type: RS-232 Half Duplex
Baud Rates: 300 to 115200; 9600
Data Bits: 8
Stop Bits: 1,2
Parity: Odd, Even, None
Multidrop Capability: No
Error Checking CRC, BCC (BCC recommended)
Handshaking None, RTS delay

 

Proprietary Devices tested

Device Tested (FACTORY, SITE)
SLC 5/01 Factory
SLC 5/02 Factory
SLC 5/03 Factory
SLC 5/04 Factory
PLC 3 Site
PLC 5 Site

 

Connection configurations

 

Communications functions – Supported functions at a glance:

Data Types Supported

FieldServer Data Type Description (or Device Data Type)
I Input
O Output
B Bit
N Integer
C Counter
T Timer
S System Status
St String
F Float

 

Command Support

The following commands are supported by the FieldServer for the various PLC types.

PLC_Type File_Type FNC Read FNC Write Typical Command
PLC 3 N
F
B
1
1
1
Range Read
Range Read
Range Read
0
0
2
Range Write
Range Write
Bit Write
N7: 3, L5
F12: 3 L5
B3/4: 5 L5
PLC 5 N
F
B
1
1
1
Range Read
Range Read
Range Read
0
67
26
Range Write
Typed Write
Read Modify Write
N7: 3, L5
F12: 3 L5
B3/4: 5 L5
SLC5 N
F
B
I
O
A2
A2
A2
A2
A2
Protracted Typed Logical Read
Protracted Typed Logical Read
Protracted Typed Logical Read
Protracted Typed Logical Read
Protracted Typed Logical Read
AA
AA
AB

Protracted Typed Logical Write
Protracted Typed Logical Write
Protracted Typed Logical Write

N7: 3, L5
B3/4: 5 L7
B3/4: 5 L8
I: 13. L5
O: 13, L5

 

Unsupported Functions and Data Types

Function Reason
Programming messages FieldServer is a data transfer device, thus programming messages are not required
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