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An Example of a DNP Variable Tag in PowerSCADA Expert to Read Analog Input

Published date: 19 June 2020

Issue
After adding a third party device with DNP protocol one needs to add variable tags to read realtime values.

Product Line
PowerSCADA Expert (any vesion that supports DNP)

Environment
Variable Tags
 
Cause
Setting up tags to read data from the physical device.

Resolution
General format for reading Analog Input Value (16/32 bit) is:
          AI<i>.VAL

Examples:
AI0.VAL
AI1.VAL
AI8.VAL

The user should refer to the device user guide to find the DNP mapping.  In this example i=0 corresponds to Vln a:

          

Refer to Driver Help for complete listing of Addresses used for different data types.
 

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