Red Lion Workbench has native support for many fieldbus protcols. Only a subset of these drivers are supported in the ST-IPm-8460. This document will be updated to include additional fieldbus protocols as they become available.
Use Case: Drivers supported in the Red Lion Workbench and ST-IPm-8460
Red Lion Workbench 1.0.3 or higher.
ST-IPm-8460 firmware 7.0.101 or higher.
Sixnet I/O Tool Kit 5.0.101 or higher.
Drivers currently supported
- Modbus Master
- Modbus Slave
Selecting the Fieldbus Protocol in Red Lion Workbench
- When the project is first created. After creating a new project the option to select a Fieldbus driver will come up. Select the driver you would like to use in the project. Go to the Fieldbus configuration to configure the protocol.
- Adding a Fieldbus protocol in an existing project. Protocols may be added after a project is created. In the main project window click on the Fieldbus icon on the toolbar. Add a Fieldbus configuration by clicking on the ‘Insert Configuration’ icon in the I/O Drivers window. Delete a Fieldbus configuration by right-clicking on the configuration and selecting clear.
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