The Klinkmann Automation OMRON Toolbus Communication Server (hereafter referred to as the "OMRTOOLBUS Server" or "OMRTOOLBUS" or "Server") is a Microsoft Windows (95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP) 32-bit application program that acts as a communications protocol Server and allows other Windows application programs access to data from OMRON PLCs (also referred to as controllers or devices) using the OMRON Toolbus protocol. The OMRON Toolbus Server communicates with OMRON CS1-series and CJ1-series controllers via serial RS-232 interface, communication speed is up to 115200 bps. The Server may be used by any Microsoft Windows program that is capable of acting as a DDE, FastDDE, SuiteLink or OPC Client.
There are two different OMRTOOLBUS Server versions described in this manual:
- Server version (ordering number DR 500 10), supporting SuiteLink, FastDDE and DDE protocols; this version hereafter is referred to as the "Suite Link & DDE" version.
- Server version (ordering number DR 500 11), supporting OPC and DDE protocols; this version hereafter is referred to as the "OPC & DDE" version;