The PmaCommGroup object named "data" includes a "Parameters" tab where Special Parameters are defined (see PmModbusMr - Driver for communication by the Modbus Master protocol). On the "Data" tab, the items are imported by data extension of items defined in the PmaData object (see ExtComm).
In the left part of the panel there are the PmgPane compound objects.
All these objects contain the same parameter dinx. This parameter specifies the index (order) for connection of the embedded objects to the data. The embedded objects display the values, names and color status of data comming in from the communication.
|The name of created object||Name of the object created in the tree of Pma objects. The maximum name length is 30 characters. This is a system name, so it must contain only alphanumeric and must not contain any diacritics, empty string, spaces and the first character must not be a number.|
|Network address||Network address to which the communication will be connected. The address can be entered by both IP address (e.g. 192.168.0.15) or by name (e.g. server11).|
Macro expression can be used for input (it is evaluated after starting the application).
After the preconfiguration is created, the "PmaComm > Setting the parameters of the Ethernet-client > Network address" configurator will be set to this value.
|Close the connection after each transmission||This option sets the following configurators simultaneously: |
Not connect until first transfer. See: PmaComm > Setting the parameters of the Ethernet-client > Not connect until first transfer
Close connection after every transfer. See: PmaComm > Setting the parameters of the Ethernet-client > Close connection after every transfer
|Communication refresh rate [ms]||The time period in milliseconds to be used for reading the current data by the PROMOTIC application. |
After the preconfiguration is created, the "PmaCommGroup > Parameters > Communication refresh rate [ms]" configurator will be set to this value.