FEATURES & RESOURCES

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

MTConnect Client Key Features Include

  • Maximum Number of Channels & Devices:
    • Channels - 1024
    • Devices per Channel - 256
    • NOTE: Practical channel/device limits will vary depending on your available system resources and communications architecture
  • Automatic Device/Agent Discovery
  • Automatic Tag Generation
  • Supports Event and Condition
  • Supports Current and Probe commands
  • Supports MTConnect Data Item Sets
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MTConnect Client Advanced Features Include

  • Automatic Device/Agent Discovery searches configurable IP Address range
  • Automatic Tag Generation
    • Probe command imports tags from MTConnect agent/device
    • MTConnect Data Item Sets
  • Optional setting for skipping schema validation
  • Additional schemas can be imported into the TOP Server root directory:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Software Toolbox\TOP Server 6\Drivers\MTConnectClient

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

  • Any Machine Tool or Agent supporting the MTConnect Protocol V1.1 or V1.2
    • Partial support for V1.3 using XML Schema Definition 1.0 - XSD 1.1 not supported
  • NOTE: The MTConnect driver must always connect to an agent (i.e. direct connections to an adapter or device will fail)
    • Confirm the correct TCP port for the MQTT agent corresponding to the device you are collecting data from and specify in the driver device properties.

Supported Protocols / Networks

  • Protocols:
    • MTConnect Standard over HTTP (V1.1 and V1.2 with partial support for V1.3 using XML Schema Definition 1.0)
  • Networks:
    • TCP/IP Ethernet

Available Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese

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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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Real-world use cases, step-by-step how-to's and video tutorials - our blog contains useful resources and information to help you get connected.

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