LNS DDE Server
Provides simple LON compatibility with Windows DDE client
The LNS DDE Server is a software package that allows any DDE or SuiteLink-compatible Microsoft Windows® application to monitor and control LON networks - without programming.
Typical applications for the LNS DDE Server include interfaces with HMI applications, data logging and trending applications, and graphical process displays.
LNS is the open, standard operating system for LON networks. Based on a powerful client/server architecture, LNS permits multiple installers or maintenance personnel to simultaneously access and modify a common database.
Features and Benefits
Interfaces HMI and visualization applications installed with LNS tools
Reads and writes network variables, configuration properties, and application messages
Supports LonMark™ functional blocks
Supports LON IP-852 (ISO/IEC 14908-4) channels for high-bandwidth workstation connectivity.
Supports over 3000 updates per second with high performance LNS 3 runtime.
Remote access via LNS or NetDDE
Supports multiple clients and networks on the same PC or multiple PCs
Provides easy client set-up with a point browser and DDE copy/paste link support
Use with hundreds of programs that support the Microsoft DDE protocol
Supports WonderwareSuiteLink and FastDDE protocol
- Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000
- Pentium 200
- 128MB RAM
- CD-ROM drive
- Mouse or other pointing devices
- 20MB available hard drive space
- LNS or IP network interface
- Minimum with Windows XP, Pentium III 500, and 256MB RAM minimum
Network database created with LNS network installation tool such as the LonMaker Integration Tool
LNS Compatibility LNS 3 client and server runtime included.
Compatible LNS network i.LON 1000 Internet Server, i.LON SmartServer, i.LON 100 Internet SmartServer
i.LON 10 interfaces and routers Ethernet Adapter, U10 and U20 USB Network Interface, PCLTA-20 PCI Card, PCLTA-10 ISA Card
PCC-10 PC Card, PCNSI ISA Card, and SLTA-10 Serial LonTalk Adapter
Network variables 4,096 maximum per host-based device; 254 maximum per Neuron™ Chip- or Echelon Smart Transceiver-hosted device
Open networks 64
DDE client applications 8 maximum for each LNS network interface
Active LNS DDE Servers per network 254 maximum
Network variable updates per second 3000 maximum
Application devices 32,385 maximum
Address table entries 32,768 maximum
Application device types 32,385 maximum
Channels 1,000 maximum
Domains 1 maximum
Network variable selectors 12,288 maximum (may be shared)
Routers 1,000 maximum
Simultaneous outgoing transactions 1,000 maximum
Simultaneous incoming transactions 1,000 maximum