Tag: Communications

NCD Gen3 Ethernet Module User Guide

Introduction In this guide we will cover the configuration and use of the NCD Gen 3 Module.  We will discuss the configuration software as well as the web interface.  The module can be configured through the web interface, however if you have a Windows Computer available we recommend configuring settings in the module through the configuration software. Basic Usage For most users the Gen 3 Ethernet module will work right out of the box with no settings configuration required.  Simply install the Ethernet module into your main control board, connect a standard ethernet cable to the Gen 3 module, connect

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NexGen WiFi Module User Guide

Introduction In this guide we will discuss the functionality and use of the NexGen modules.  The NexGen module implements all the same functionality from our previously supplied WiFi Bluetooth and USB modules but adds additional functionality including a simple web interface for configuration, Bluetooth interface, USB interface, we built in web interface for rudimentary control of select relay products, and MQTT compatibility.  We will now cover the configuration of the module. Configuring the NexGen module To configure a new NexGen module make sure it is installed in a Host board(Relay controller or other product) and it’s LED is flashing Blue.

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RS-485 to Wireless Converter Modem Guide

Introduction RS485 to WirelessGetting to Know NCD RS-485 Node ModulesRS-485 Node Module Hardware DescriptionRS-485 Node Jumpers1, 2, 3 Jumpers: RS-485 Bus TerminationBR JumperC  Jumper: Configuration ModeChanging Baud RatesChange the USART Baud RateChange the RS-485 Baud RateFactory Reset ProcedureStandard Version Communications ProtocolAutoEncoder Version Communications ProtocolRead Network ID – AutoEncoderWrite Network ID – AutoEncoderSet Node ID – AutoEncoderRead Node ID – AutoEncoderSet Destination Address – AutoEncoderRead Destination Address – AutoEncoderRS-485 Serial Settings – AutoEncoderCommand Errors – AutoEncoderEmulator Version Communications ProtocolRead Network ID – EmulatorWrite Network ID – EmulatorSet Node ID – EmulatorRead Node ID – EmulatorSet Destination Address – EmulatorRead Destination Address

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RS-485 Network Quick Start Guide

IntroductionGetting to Know NCD RS-485 Node ModulesRS-485 Node Module Hardware DescriptionRS-485 Node Jumpers1, 2, 3 Jumpers: RS-485 Bus TerminationBR JumperC  Jumper: Configuration ModeChanging Baud RatesTo change the USART Baud Rate, Send the Following Bytes via RS-485:To change the RS-485 Baud Rate, Send the Following Bytes via RS-485:Factory ResetUsing RS-485 with NCD DevicesTesting the RS-485 NetworkIntroduction The NCD RS-485 Communications module make it easy to implement select NCD devices onto a RS-485 bus.  RS-485 is a hardware networking protocol, implementation (selection of devices on the network) requires a software networking protocol.  Many NCD Industrial devices include the E3C command set, which

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KFX Key Fob Communications Module Quick Start Guide

Key Fob Communications ModuleGetting StartedStep 1: Configuring ButtonsStep 2: Connecting to a ComputerStep 3:  Pairing Key Fob with KFX ReceiverStep 4: Module SetupKey Fob RangeCommon CommandsRelay GroupingRelay FlashingRelay TimersTroubleshootingKey Fob Communications Module Our new generation of Key Fob control; the KFX Series, allows users to control any device from a hand-held remote.  The KFX receiver module can be added to any board with a communications module socket to add key fob functionality.  The KFX Series opens up numerous possibilities, including relay control, time delays, toggle functions, relay flashing on/off, and much more.  Key Fobs may be used to trigger complex

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WiNet Gateway Quick Start Guide

Introduction Anyone Can Use It If you have ever used a web browser to surf the internet or check your Facebook, you will be able to use the WiNet.  The WiNet Gateway is a stand-alone web server that allows you to control wireless relays using the web pages inside the WiNet Gateway.  The WiNet allows you to control up to 16 wireless relay boards each capable of controlling 512 relays simply from a tab in your browser or smartphone.  Combined with our link.signalswitch.com service, which gives you global internet-based access to our network device, this gives you internet based access

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Lantronix XPort Communications Module Quick Start Guide

Introduction This section will give you step by step instructions on how to access your controller using DHCP Addressing. If you would like to use a static IP Address that will be covered further on in the guide. This section assumes that you have a network with a windows based machine on it running NCD Base Station. Connection to NCD Lantronix devices can be made in two ways, TCP Socket connection or a Virtual Com Port. Both are covered individually in the following pages. Communication Setup TCP Socket Setup Remove the Ethernet Relay Controller from its packaging and connect it

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Web-I WebRelay Communications Module Quick Start Guide

Web-I WebRelay SetupThings you will needThings you will need to know:Getting StartedRemote Internet AccessNoteSetting Static IP AddressAdvanced UsersCustomizing Your Web-i InterfaceFTP Process Example: Simple edit of A/D html pageCGI Gateways: Web-i JavaScript GatewaysgetAdName.shgetBankCount.shgetBankRelayNames.sh*getDefaultHome.shgetMacros.sh*getnetworkinfo.shgetWebConfi.shruncommand.sh*setAdNames.sh*setBankCount.sh*setBankRelayNames.sh*setDefaultRelayNames.sh*setlpConfig.sh*setMacros.sh*setWebConfig.sh*TroubleshootingIf you are unable to save configuration files or experience general functional errors:If you experience a loss of communication with a static IP Address:If Web-i Interface pages do not display all content:If the AD page of Web-i Interface is freezing up:If you experience problems discovering the Web-i module on your network:Web-I WebRelay Setup Things you will need A computer running Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 (only required

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E3C DropNet Quick Start Guide

Introduction E3C DropNet Introduction The E3C DropNet protocol makes it easy to daisy chain up to 256 devices together sharing a common 3-wire bus. Implementation of the E3C DropNet Protocol requires the appropriate hardware as well as devices with the appropriate firmware. Firmware Requirements: The E3C DropNet system is compatible with all NCD ProXR Enhanced devices that support E3C. This includes ProXR Enhanced and ProXR Lite Enhanced. E3C DropNet is theoretically compatible with Fusion controllers, but has not been tested. If you are retrofitting an older device to use E3C DropNet, it will be necessary to follow the E3C Quick

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Digi 802.15.4 Quick Start Guide

Getting Started with 802.15.4802.15.4 SetupBase StationDevice Identification and DocumentationComm OperatorCommand Sets804.15.4 TroubleshootingGetting Started with 802.15.4 This 802.15.4 Quick Start Guide is designed to demonstrate our implementation of 802.15.4 Wireless Communications technologies.  This guide is not applicable to other implementations of 802.15.4 outside the NCD product line. Things you will need: Zigmo Modem with 802.15.4 module installed A device with a 802.15.4 module installed Power Supply (Computer Grade 12v DC Regulated Power Supply is strongly recommended USB Cable 802.15.4 Setup Connect power supply to your device with a ZigBee module installed. Connect USB cable to the 802.15.4 modem and to your

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