• Key Features
  • Standard Features
  • Advanced Features
  • Device Support
  • Protocols / Networks
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Micro800 Ethernet Key Features Include

  • Maximum Number of Channels & Devices: 
    • Channels - 256
    • Devices per Channel - 1024
    • NOTE: Practical channel/device limits will vary depending on your available system resources
  • Supports CIP Watchdog, Project Options, and Data Access Options (See Advanced Features Tab)
  • Supports symbol tags (also called native tags) and Advanced Addressing
  • Supports UDT substructure aliasing and array element blocking for performance and communications optimization

Standard Micro800 Ethernet Features Include

  • Supports Native Tag Addressing
    • Global Tags
    • Program Tags
    • Structure Tags
  • User defined tags (UDT) substructure aliasing support
  • Array support for all atomic data types
  • Array element blocking support (Up to 3840 Elements)
  • Reads and writes to Atomic tags optimized to send multiple tags per request
  • Supports numerous Predefined Types (See Micro800 Ethernet Driver Help File for full list)
  • Uses standard Ethernet Network Interface Card for TCP/IP Communications

Micro800 Ethernet Driver Advanced Features Include

  • CIP Watchdog: Specify the amount of time that a connection can remain idle before being closed by the controller
  • Project Options: Specify the default data type assigned to a tag during addition, modification, or import
  • Data Access Options: Specify the number of atomic array elements that will be read in a single transaction
  • Supports Advanced Addressing
  • Optimized communications allow each device to have a separate thread/channel of communications when under separate channels (up to 256 channels)

Micro800 Ethernet Supported Devices

  • Allen-Bradley Micro850

For full details on models and networks supported visit the AB Suite Supported Devices page and consult the driver help file.

Micro800 Ethernet Supported Protocols / Networks

  • Ethernet/IP (CIP)
  • TCP/IP Ethernet (including Ethernet Cellular Modems)

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