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Network - Generic Output (User-defined ASCII) (TCP) - 15


Description

These Generic Output drivers allow the user to output user definable ASCII strings from QINSy.

In the QINSy Console  you can find the Generic Editor . With the Generic Editor the user can create and output a driver definition file which needs to be selected in the online Graphical User Interface (GUI):

Driver Information

Driver Generic Output (User-defined ASCII) Interface Type  Serial / UPD / TCP Driver Class Type Terminated
UTC Driver (question) No Input / Output Output Executable DrvOutGenericUI.exe
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Generic Layout Editor



Database Setup

Select the driver that supports the required output interface:

  • Serial
    • Select the COM port to which you want to output. Make sure the settings comply with the settings of the destination serial port.
  • UPD
    • Define the UPD port on which you want to output
    • Define the IP Range you want to output 

      IP address Explanation
      255.255.255.255 Driver will broadcast the message to all PCs within the network
      10.0.0.255  Driver will broadcast to all PCs wich have an IP address that starts with 10.0.0.xxx
      10.0.0.102 Driver will broadcast to the PC with that particular IP address
  • TCP
    • Define the port on which you want to output
    • Define the IP address of the client (target device / PC). Only the PC / device with that particular IP address is able to receive the data and needs to be using TCP. 

Online

  1. Select Add to add your output definitions (strings) or go to the next option which will allow you to create layouts while Online:


  2. The already created output driver layouts will be shown:

    • Select one of the available layouts and select Next or select Edit Layout to start the Generic Layout Editor to
      1. edit your layout 
      2. create a new layout
    • Select Next
  3. In this page you can still change a few settings which can be useful:


  4. Here you can

    1. Enable or disable the output of the added output driver layouts
    2. View the resulting output string
    3. Add more or remove output Layouts on the output port 
    4. Edit the selected output layout