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Access-Control Manufacturer Carlo Gavazzi Launches OPC Server Software for Company Products


Carlo Gavazzi, a manufacturer of products for industrial automation, launched a new OPC Server software for interfacing the company’s Energy Meters and EOS Array products with other OPC devices.

OPC (OLE for Process Control) is a worldwide standard for industrial data communication. It enables reliable data exchange among products and applications from different manufacturers or developers.

opc-software-interface-carlo-gavazzi-access-control***The OPC Server is software for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 developed to interface by means of MODBUS protocol to the company’s Energy Meters and Eos-Array products.

The software enables users to manage real-time data from electrical or photovoltaic installations using the OPC Client of choice. Up to 10 concurrent connections with 32 devices connected can be managed by single-server installation, as long as hardware and network speeds permit.

The main technical features include:  

  • OPC-DA specifications release 2.04 compliant
  • Real-time data and alarm management
  • Plug-and-play configuration of connected devices
  • Multiple connections manageable by a single server

The OPC Server software connects to the following:

  • Supported RS-485 meters: EM21, EM24, EM26, WM5, WM30 & WM40
  • Supported Ethernet meters: WM5, WM30 & WM40
  • Supported Eos-Arrays: Eos and Eos-Lite

The software is distributed as a free utility for Carlo Gavazzi distributors, integrators and customers.

Based in Buffalo Grove, Ill., Carlo Gavazzi manufactures, markets, and sells a range of products for industrial automation, energy and renewable energy, and building automation.

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