Video Tutorial: Real-Time Collection for Modbus Devices

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Oct 13, 2022 2:00:00 PM

Modbus is one of the most widely used protocols around the world, implemented as the communications protocol by many different vendors for integration with other systems. If you're reading this, you likely have at least one Modbus device (whether it's a PLC, RTU or other device) being used in your industrial process and need to integrate data from that process.

In this video blog, I'll show you how to get started using our Modbus TCP Ethernet driver and it's flexible settings to connect and gather real-time process data from pretty much any Modbus Ethernet capable device for HMI, SCADA, MES and other client applications.

Watch this video to learn step-by-step how to get started using the TOP Server Modbus TCP Ethernet driver, including best practices and basic setup, for collecting real-time data for your variety of client applications. With TOP Server's flexible Modbus settings for changing bit, byte and word ordering and configurable block sizes and configurable function codes for writes, it works with the widest variety of different vendors' implementations of Modbus. TOP Server Modbus Ethernet is even configurable for connectivity with both Modbus Clients and Servers.

Just to summarize, in this video, I've shown you:

  1. TOP Server best practices when working with Modbus Ethernet (including socket usage per channel).
  2. How to configure a TOP Server channel using the Modbus Ethernet driver.
  3. How to configure a TOP Server Modbus Ethernet device (including flexible ordering settings).
  4. How to configure tags for a TOP Server Modbus Ethernet device.

Don't forget to subscribe to our blog to find out about the latest updates to TOP Server and for other useful tutorials and resources as well as take a look at our other Modbus related Technical Blog posts.

Ready to start collecting real-time data from your Modbus Ethernet devices?

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Lauren Conrad
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