NetStaX EtherNet/IP Adapter DLL Kit

The new NetStax version 4.8 has been tested and is fully compliant with ODVA Conformance Test 15 (CT15) and includes updates and feature enhancements.

NetStaX™ EtherNet/IP™ Adapter DLL Kit (EIPA) enables you to quickly introduce EtherNet/IP Adapter Class functionality into your PC-based products and systems. The EIPA EtherNet/IP Adapter Class software protocol stack (packaged in a DLL) provides I/O server, message server and message client functionality.

The EIPA software provides an application programming interface (API) for using Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) via TCP/IP. The EIPA software interfaces with your product’s application software and Windows standard (Winsock) socket level TCP/IP interface.

EIPA Diagram

Components
  • EIPA DLL with C++ function call API, C# API and COM Server API for use with Windows, VB6 and .NET applications
  • Adapter Class example code (executable and source)
  • EIPA Getting Started and EIPA DLL API Reference manuals
  • EIPA C# API and COM Component Reference manuals
  • Example user-modifiable file for pre-conformance testing
  • Example EDS file that demonstrates use of the EIPA stack as a Class 1 connection server by software tools such as RSNetWorx™ for EtherNet/IP or other EtherNet/IP tools
  • Includes files for Conformance Test CT15
Features
  • Tested with ODVA CT15
  • Supports TCP/IP object revision 2
  • Supports Ethernet Link object revision 4
  • Customize the number of connections, requests, etc. from build time parameters
  • Supports “Big 12” Diagnostics
Resource Utilization Management
  • All resources initialized at startup
  • No dynamic memory or thread allocation
  • Runs on a single thread platform compatibility
Supported/Included Objects
  • Message router
  • Connection manager
  • Port
  • QOS
  • Identity
  • Ethernet link
  • TCP/IP
  • Custom user objects
  • File object
  • Class 0 support
  • Energy object
Compatibility
  • Enables EtherNet/IP Adapter Class functionality for your application or product
  • UCMM (unconnected) explicit message client (originator) and server (target)
  • Class 3 (connected) explicit message server (target)
  • Class 1 (I/O) implicit connection server (target)
Platform Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10 (32 and 64 bit DLLs included)
EtherNet/IP Adapter DLL Kit

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