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Bristol/IP

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Product Overview

The Bristol/IP driver for KEPServerEX provides a flexible and scalable solution for connecting, managing, monitoring, and controlling Bristol Babcock Network 3000 and ControlWave family of controllers, RTUs, and Flow Computers. Client communications are managed through a robust platform that supports an array of open standards, proprietary communication protocols, APIs, and automation system interfaces. KEPServerEX improves operations and decision-making throughout all levels of an organization.

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Performance

  • Native communications (does not require local openBSI)
  • Address and Symbolic Read and Write Support
  • Automatic Tag Generation through .SIG File import
  • Auto-Demotion
  • Bristol/IP Error Messaging
  • Media Level Redundancy
  • Modem Support
  • Multi-Level Network Support
  • Multiple Tag Generation
  • Scan Rate Throttle (Scan Floor Rate)

Protocols

  • Bristol Standard Asynchronous Protocol (BSAP) over IP

Supported Devices

  • ControlWave Micro Series (CWP/LPS/CWR 02.00 or above firmware
  • Network 3000 Series (DPC 33xx Models)

Available Languages

  • English

Application Support

  • DDE Format CF_Text and AdvancedDDE
  • NIO Interface for iFIX
  • OPC .NET Service (OPC .NET) Version 1.00
  • OPC Alarms and Events (OPC AE) Version 1.10
  • OPC Data Access (OPC DA) Versions 1.0a, 2.0, 2.05a, and 3.0
  • OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) Clients
  • SuiteLink and FastDDE for Wonderware

Release Notes

5.9.170

6/26/2012

Fixed an issue where communications appeared to stop when the response time exceeded the request timeout.

5.8.109.0

2/21/2012

Increased the maximum number of channels from 16 to 256.

5.7.84.0

10/24/2011

  • Created a new Bristol/IP driver that supports communication to Ethernet enabled Bristol ControlWave and DPC33xx devices. Communication to BSAP serial devices is also supported via an Ethernet enabled ControlWave and DPC33xx acting as a gateway.

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