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    FlowVision 2.0 FAQ

    FlowVision 2.0 FAQ Here are frequently asked questions about FlowVision 2.0 software. If you are using legacy FlowVision SC software, go here instead. Where do I download FlowVision 2.0? Download FlowVision 2.0 for free here. Where do I download .NET Core? Microsoft .NET Core 3.1 downloads – 64 bit | 32 bit What do the “Failed to […]

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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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    FlowVision SC™ FAQ

    FlowVision SC™ FAQ “Failed to Establish Serial Port Connection” or “Access is Denied” Error This message occurs when multiple programs in Windows try to access the same serial port. For instance, if FlowVision SC is open and connected to serial port COM4, and you try to connect to COM4 via another serial terminal applications (ie: […]

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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 […]