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    Modbus FAQ

    Alicat devices can be ordered with either the serial Modbus RTU or the Modbus TCP/IP protocols. Some common information on these protocols is compiled here.

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    EtherCAT FAQ

    Alicat gas instruments with EtherCAT possess our full Gas Select™ list of gas calibrations, as well as the COMPOSER™ firmware for creating custom high-precision gas mixes of 2-5 gases and storing up to 20 customized gas mix compositions.

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    Profibus FAQ

    PROFIBUS communication protocols are an option on most Alicat flow controllers, flow meters, and pressure controllers.

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    How it works: RS-232 communication with an Alicat

    How it works: RS-232 communication with an Alicat The RS-232 protocol is the default method of talking to Alicat devices. While instruments can also be configured using a variety of other protocols (RS-485, Profibus, EtherCAT, Modbus RTU or TCP/IP, DeviceNet, and Ethernet/IP), the tried and true RS-232 communication standard remains the go-to method for commanding […]

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    DeviceNet FAQ

    DeviceNet FAQ Alicat devices are compatible with a variety of analog, serial, or industrial communication protocols for easy data collection and analysis. Options include analog (4-20 mA, 0-10 Vdc, 0-5 Vdc, or 1-5 Vdc), ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-232, ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-485, Profibus, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, and EtherCAT. In this […]

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    EtherNet/IP FAQ

    EtherNet/IP FAQ Alicat devices are compatible with a variety of analog, serial, or industrial communication protocols for easy data collection and analysis. Options include analog (4-20 mA, 0-10 Vdc, 0-5 Vdc, or 1-5 Vdc), ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-232, ASCII and Modbus RTU over RS-485, Profibus, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, and EtherCAT. In this article, we […]