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What steps should I take to diagnose a Fieldserver product?

1) Assuming you can still at least connect to the Fieldserver, the first thing you should always do is connect to the web GUI (put the ip address of the field server product into a web browser on a computer on the same network as the Fieldserver product). From here, click on User...

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How does field server modbus driver handle floats

When dealing with floats and modbus in a field server product, there are a few key elements to be aware of. First, if the data array you are connecting with your modbus point is of type Float, the field server will convert the value to an integer (stripping off the mantissa/fract...

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What do the QuickServer LEDs indicate?

The function of the LED lights varies from one QuickServer to another, largely based on the protocols used, but some related general information is as follows:SPL - This LED indicates a network failure on the Ethernet port. This LED should not be active unless one of our drivers ...

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How many Client and Server connections does the QuickServer’s Modbus TCP/IP driver support?

The QuickServer's Modbus TCP/IP driver (used in such gateways as the PS-QS-1010-0757 or the PS-QS--1010-0117) can have as many as 10 separate client connections, and has no limit on the number of server connections.So if we are going to be the one initiating communication (acting...

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Can I use Excel to create or edit CSV files for QuickServers or SlotServers?

Yes, with some caveats. We have had customers report that Excel on an Apple OS created a CSV format which FieldServer products could not load. There also appear to be some special circumstances, such as when you tab, where Excel even in Windows will add quotation marks or other i...

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