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IOLinx for the PKTCS

Compatibility Matrix
  • 1784-PKTCS Firmware [4.10]
  • 1784-PKTCS Driver [3.35]
  • RSNetWorx for ControlNet 5.11 or later, [6.00 or later recommended]
  • RSLinx [2.42 or later]

IOLinx for the 1784-PCIDS/A

IOLinx for the 1784-PCIDS/B

Compatibility Matrix
  • 1784-PCIDS/A Firmware [2.008]
  • 1784-PCIDS/B Firmware [3.016]
  • 1784-PCIDS Driver [1.20]
  • 1784-PCIDS/B Driver [2.01]
  • RSNetWorx for DeviceNet [2.11.51 or later]
  • RSLinx [2.20.01 or later]
  • RSLinx [2.42.00 or later]

IOLinx Applications

  • IOLinx ViewTest for ControlNet [EXE]
    ViewTest is a C console application written to the IOLinx API that actively displays the data-table of the selected ControlNet scanner card. Use ViewTest to:
    • Monitor the input/output data-table in the ControlNet Scanner
    • Verify that the ControlNet Scanner card and IOLinx drivers are installed correctly
    • Source code for ViewTest is available as part of the IOLinx Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • IOLinx IOView for ControlNet and DeviceNet [EXE]
    IOView is a Windows application written to the IOLinx API that enables you to:
    • create multiple data-table views and displays of the selected scanner card
    • verify that the Scanner card and respective IOLinx drivers are installed correctly
    • Source code for IOView is available as part of the IOLinx Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • IOLinx NetTest for ControlNet [EXE]
    NetTest is a Visual Basic application written to the IOLinx API that actively displays the data-table of the selected ControlNet scanner card. Use NetTest to:
    • Monitor the input/output data-table in the ControlNet Scanner
    • Verify that the ControlNet Scanner card and IOLinx drivers are installed correctly
    • Source code for NetTest is available as part of the IOLinx Software Development Kit (SDK)

Software Development Kit

The IOLinx Software Development Kit (SDK), 9230-IOLINXSDK, documents the IOLinx common Application Programming Interface (API).

The IOLinx SDK provides the following documentation and development tools:

  • IOLinx API documentation in HTML Help
  • Header files and library of routines for C/C++ and Visual Basic
  • IOLinx ViewTest and IOView applications
  • IOLinx ViewTest and IOView example source code

Note: IOLinx scanners ship with the IOLinx run-time drivers, test application and documentation.