FS-8704-03 – Modbus TCP

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Driver Description

The Modbus TCP driver allows the FieldServer to transfer data to and from devices over Ethernet using Modbus/TCP protocol. The FieldServer can emulate either a Server or Client. Up to 200 simultaneous Modbus connections are possible.

Fieldserver ModeNodesComments
Client1Only 1 client node allowed on Multidrop systems
Server32This is the limit per I/Net Panel. The 32 nodes correspond to the maximum of 32 MR’s that an I/Net Panel supports.

Formal Driver Type

  • Ethernet
  • Client or Server

Compatibility Matrix

FieldServer ModelCompatible with this driver

Connection Information

Connection type:Ethernet
Ethernet Speeds Supported10Base-T, 100Base-T

Devices tested

DeviceTested (FACTORY, SITE)
Quantum PLCsCustomer
Fix IntellutionFactory
Wonderware IntouchFactory
GE SimplicityCustomer
OthersPlease contact Factory

Connection configurations

Communications functions – Supported functions at a glance:

Data Types Supported

01Read Discrete Output Status (0xxxx)
02Read Discrete Input Status (1xxxx)
03Read Output Registers (4xxxx)
04Read Input Registers (3xxxx)
05Force Single Coil (0xxxx)
06Preset Single Register (4xxxx)
15Force Multiple Coils (0xxxx)
16Preset Multiple Registers (4xxxx)
EXException Status


Data Type

ASCII8-bit character
Float32-bit IEEE floating point
LongUnsigned 32-bit integer
SignedSigned 16-bit integer
SlongSigned 32-bit integer
UnsignedUnsigned 16-bit integer

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