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Documentation for communication with external devices

The following documentations describe the communication of TwinCAT with external devices.

Example Description
Crestron Communication with Crestron Controls.
Cross Point XM3 Card Reader Communication with the XM3 Card Reader of the Cross Point company.
Elsner Weather Station P02-RS485 / P03-RS485 Communication with the weather station P02-RS485 / P03-RS485 of the Elsner Elektronik company.
Thermokon room control unit WRF08 RS485 Modbus Communication with the room control WRF08 RS485 MODBUS of the Thermokon company.
Maestro-100-Lite GSM/GPRS-Modem Communication with the 100-Lite GMS/GPRS Modem of the Maestro company.
Connection INSYS devices Communication with the small INT 2.0 56k Modem of the INSYS company.
sACN 2016 Transmitting DMX data as a complete universe embedded in an sACN frame. (sACN standard, E1.31-2016 and use of TwinCAT 3)
sACN 2009 Transmitting DMX data as a complete universe embedded in an sACN frame. (sACN standard, E1.31-2009 and use of TwinCAT 2)
ArtNet Transmitting DMX data as a complete universe embedded in an ArtNet frame.
Kinect Communication to Microsofts Kinect Sensor
PosiStageNet protocol specification for transmitting position data
ekey Communication with a finger scanner of the ekey company.
PJLink Communication protocol based on TCP/IP.
QRC Communication protocol in Q-SYS.
Micropelt MVA002 Communication with the thermostatic radiator valve MVA-002 of the micropelt company.
HORA SmartDrive MX Communication with the thermostatic radiator valve SmartDrive MX of the HORA company.