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Expansion card SynqNet

Usable with S300, S600, S700

General

The expansion card can be used with S300, S600 and S700 (Slot 1).

Connection to the SynqNet Bus network via RJ-45 connectors (IN and OUT ports) with integrated LEDs. Digital input and outputs via Sub D connector.

The command OPTION delivers a code for the built-in expansion card.

Expansion card

Front cover

LEDs 

 

LED Name

Meaning

X21B:
LED1 green

LINK_IN

  • ON = receive valid (IN port)
  • OFF= not valid, power off, or reset.
X21B:
LED2, yellow

CYCLIC

  • ON = network cyclic
  • BLINK = network not cyclic
  • OFF = power off, or reset
X21C:
LED3, green

LINK_OUT

  • ON = receive valid (OUT port)
  • OFF = not valid, power off, or reset
X21C:
LED4, yellow

REPEATER

  • ON = repeater on, network cyclic
  • BLINK = repeater on, network not cyclic
  • OFF = repeater off, power off, or reset

Configuration

With the hexadecimal switches you can set the main and low significant bytes of the Node ID seperately. SynqNet Bus does not require an address for correct operation in the network, however in some machines this can be a convenient way of identifying build options to the application program.

Documentation

Data sheets for the expansion card can be found via File Selector, set document type filter to "Add On Document".