FS-8700-62 – J-BUS

FieldServer Driver – Serial

FS-8700-62

J-BUS

Description

The J-Bus driver supports connections over RS-232 and RS-485 (Half Duplex). The FieldServer can be configured as a client or server using the J-Bus protocol.

 

Fieldserver Mode Nodes Comments
Client 1 – 255 J-Bus station Address of the node(s)
Server 1 – 255 J-Bus station Address of the node(s)

 

Formal Driver Type

J-Bus is a Serial protocol that can be used for a Client or Server transactions.

 

Compatibility Matrix

FieldServer Model Compatible with this driver
FS-X2010 Yes (Using P1 or R1)
FS-X2011 Yes (Using P1 or R1)
FS-X40 Yes
FS-X30 Yes

 

Connection Information*

Connection type: RS-232 or RS-485
Baud Rates: 110; 300; 600; 1200; 2400; 4800; 9600; 19200; 28800; 38400; 57600; 115200 Baud
Data Bits: 7,8
Stop Bits: 1
Parity: Odd, Even, None, Mark, Space
Multidrop Capability Yes (For RS-485)

 

Devices tested

Device Tested (FACTORY, SITE)
MGE UPS Site

 

Connection configurations

No connection diagram possible (multiple unknown connections supported)

Communications functions – Supported Functions at a Glance

 

Data Types Supported

FieldServer Data Type Description (or Device Data Type)
Analog Input FLOAT, UInt16, SInt16 , Byte
Digital Input BIT, , Packed_Bit,
Analog Register FLOAT, UInt16, SInt16 , Byte
Digital Output BIT, , Packed_Bit,

 

Read Operations supported

FieldServer as a Client (Function code)

FieldServer as a Server (Function code)

(1)   – Read coil status

(1)   – Read coil status

(2)   – Read input status

(2)   – Read input status

(3)   – Read holding registers

(3)   – Read holding registers

(4)   – Read input registers

(4)   – Read input registers

(11) – Fetch comm Event (Write not supported)

(11) – Fetch comm Event (Write not supported)

 

Write (Control) Operations supported

FieldServer as a Client FieldServer as a Server

(5)     – Force single coil

(5)     – Force single coil

(6)     – Preset single register

(6)     – Preset single register

(10)   – Poll 484 (Modicon 484 device)

(10)   – Poll 484 (Modicon 484 device)

(15)   – Force multiple coils

(15)   – Force multiple coils

(16)   – Preset multiple registers

(16)   – Preset multiple registers

(126) – Force single Coil-127 (Only for coil 127)

(126) – Force single Coil-127 (Only for coil 127)

 

Unsupported Functions and Data Types

Function

Reason

Programming messages

FieldServer is a data transfer device, and as such, programming messages are not required

(07) – Read Exception status

(08-xx) – Diagnostic Sub-functions

(12) – Fetch comm event log

(17) – Report Slave_ID

(20) – Read general reference

(21) – Write general reference

(22) – Mask 4× register

(23) – Read/Write 4× register

(24) – Read FIFO Queue


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* Bold text indicates default values.

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