• Key Features
  • Standard Features
  • Advanced Features
  • Device Support
  • Protocols / Networks
  • Videos & App Notes
  • Help Files & Release Notes
  • Technical Blog
  • Additional Resources

Weatherford 8500 Key Features Include

  • Maximum Number of Channels & Devices: 
    • Channels - 1024
    • Devices per Channel - 4095
    • COM Port Range - 1 to 999
    • NOTE: Practical channel/device limits will vary depending on your available system resources and communications architecture
  • Supports Downhole Dynagraph data
  • Supports event directory retrieval
  • Supports surface and downhole card retrieval
  • Supports valve check data item syntax
  • Optimized for extreme conditions including low bandwidth and noisy communication channels
  • Supports Ethernet Encapsulation via Ethernet/Serial converters, Ethernet Device or Terminal servers
  • Modem Support
  • Automatic Tag Generation

Standard Weatherford 8500 Features Include

Weatherford 8500 Advanced Features Include

  • Support for automatic detection of Position Inclusion and Type Character
  • Supports Inter-Request Delay
  • Supports Connection Sharing for devices supporting more than one communications protocol

Weatherford Supported Devices Include (Don't See Your Device Listed? Contact Us)

  • WellPilot RPOC
  • WellPilot/ePIC VSD
  • ePIC RPC
  • 8800
  • 8750
  • 8500/8650

Supported Protocols / Networks

  • Protocols:
    • Weatherford 8500 Serial Protocol
  • Networks:
    • RS-232 Serial Point-to-Point
    • Ethernet Encapsulated Serial - for using Ethernet/Serial convertors, Device Servers, or Terminal server hardware from a variety of suppliers.

TOP Server How-To Videos and Application Notes

To insure you get the most from your investment in TOP Server™, we provide a variety of application notes/guides and how-to videos, since we know that sometimes it helps to see someone showing you how to do things.

Driver Help Files / Release Notes

Use the below links to access TOP Server release history and driver help documentation.

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