Compact FieldPoint Ethernet Interface. This will allow you to make edits to your software drivers in a modular way. Back to Top 5. To ensure a successful upgrade, consider simply matching the communication protocol that your FP controller used, which will be either ethernet or serial USB. Supported Sensor Types thermocouple only:

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FieldPoint and Compact FieldPoint

Finn Haugen finn techteach. This document does not cover using FieldPoint for such embedded control.

Find out fieldpoiny we replaced Fieldpoint modules with DAQmx modules for a customer: Then browse to the proper item under the National Instruments. Clearing the task is not lqbview, but it does periodically abort the boolean driver thus releasing any resources the task reserved and avoiding unnecessary memory allocation.

FieldPoint can fielfpoint used with e. The home page of OPC is http: Terminal base module FP Labvied containing the following six dual channel modules each of these modules has two channels: Common references allow NI modules to interpret differential signals relative to a fixed value.

The type of thermocouple refers to which two metals are compared. Communication Protocol to Host: You can also set timeout values to adjust the time that LabVIEW will wait for feedback before erroring. The following comparison table shows some of the primary features and capabilities of the two product lines and the maximum specifications that are available in each:. Right-click on the terminal in the block diagram that is to be connected to the proper item on the OPC server.


For a single channel, a path string into your FP driver will link through each hierarchical folder to arrive at your channel.

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Instead of using FP Read. Your cDAQ thermocouple replacement should be compatible with whatever thermocouple type fieldpount Fieldpoint module is configured for. Here, we look at analog and digital inputs and outputs along with a special type of fielvpoint input: However, significant hardware and software differences between CompactDAQ and Fieldpoint modules can complicate upgrades, requiring a complete driver rewrite and complex hardware decisions.

Back to Top 3. FP User Manual October 28, Name required Name Is Required.

See all specialty digital supported modules. The Type input to the FP Read function is used to define the data type here double floating point number. Sourcing digital modules only: A very simple way of testing that both analog output and analog input works correctly, is by connecting the input to the output.


If the indicator is green the communication is ok. For both VIs, users can loop-in an error wire. FP drivers can access all channels in a module in order from low to high using the “All” laabview. Thus the FP module is not for embedded control. This document describes recommendations and considerations for transitioning systems based on legacy Compact FieldPoint controllers to the newer generation of CompactRIO controllers.

You should select your chassis based on the communication abilities and available ports on your PC. Figure 2 shows the same code from Figure 1 but with the FP Read.

Figure 2 shows the dialog window where you configure the channels. The NI has four relay channels with a maximum switching fielpdoint of 1. Supported Sensor Types thermocouple only:

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