Supported communications options when running VisiSat software on Windows 7.

Issue

Update to available documentation.

Product Line

Satchwell MicroNet, SmartStruxure Solution

Environment

Windows 7 32/64 bit

Cause

Clarification of supported communication protocols and devices.

Resolution

Computer running Windows 7 32bit or 64bit.
Visio software installed must be 32 bit version.
VisiSat runs as a 32 bit application.

SNP
Via computers RS232 communications port.
Via RS232 provided by USB to RS232 converter.
Via RS232 provided by PCMCIA card to RS232 converter.
Via RS232 provided by Express card to RS232 converter.
IP tunneling through LAN network.
Remote site connection.

NCP
Via computers RS232 communications port.
Via RS232 provided by USB to RS232 converter.
Via RS232 provided by PCMCIA card to RS232 converter.
Via RS232 provided by Express card to RS232 converter.
IP tunneling through LAN network.
Remote site connection.

ARCnet
Via computers RS232 communications port connected through null modem lead to an MicroNet Interface Unit. (MN50-MI-ARC).
Via PCI120U-485 PCI card  (This card was made by Contemporary controls but is no longer). The card was replaced by the USB22 Series. (USB 2.0 to ARCNET adapters) These USB22 adapters do not work with VisiSat.
IP tunneling through LAN network.
Remote site connection.

LON
Not supported with Windows 7 64bit or 32bit. 

The latest documentation for VisiSat can be downloaded from lessons learned article 6585.
Click here to be linked to it. (Opens in new window)