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DeviceMaster Firmware

Description Supports DM-2xxxx | LT | PRO | RTS | Serial Hub

Bootloader
SocketServer

Please contact Pepperl + Fuchs Technical Support for firmware by selecting the Contact Us tab.

DeviceMaster Device Drivers

Operating System Device Driver Installation Documentation Supports DM-2xxxx | LT | PRO | RTS | Serial Hub

Linux
Kernels 2.6.33 through 5.6.x.

  

(32/64-bit)
  
LEGACY FILES

v8.00

Technical Support recommends that you update to the latest version of SocketServer before installing an NS-Link device driver.

  

You can refer to the readme file bundled with the driver for installation procedures. Optionally, you can use the Installation Overview .

  

You can download LCOM, which can be used for testing serial ports on a Linux system.

IPv4/IPv6 Device Driver
Windows 7 through Windows Server 2019
(32/64-bit)

  

WINDOWS OS SUPPORT

  

LEGACY FILES

v3.02

If this is a new installation, Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol, Inc. advises installing this device driver.

  

If this is an existing installation running the IPv4 driver, you must remove the IPv4 driver. We advise saving the driver configuration files. You can download a two page document that will guide through this process.

  

Technical Support recommends that you update to the latest version of SocketServer before installing an NS-Link device driver.

  

If you are unsure about the driver version, use the Device Manager to check a driver version.

  

You can use the Windows driver installation procedures or optionally, open the DeviceMaster NS-Link for Windows User Guide, which provides detailed installation procedures.

DeviceMaster Supporting Documents

Document Name File Description

DeviceMaster Installation and Configuration Guide

Rev F

This Guide contains installation and configuration procedures for these models.

  

  • DeviceMaster DM-2000 series
  • DeviceMaster PRO
  • DeviceMaster RTS
  • DeviceMaster Serial Hub

DeviceMaster LT Installation and Configuration Guide

Rev C

The DeviceMaster LT User Guide contains installation and configuration procedures. The DeviceMaster LT provides a different pin out for the RJ45 connectors.

  

This version supports SocketServer v11.00 or higher.

DeviceMaster LT Installation and Configuration Guide

Rev B

The DeviceMaster LT User Guide contains installation and configuration procedures. The DeviceMaster LT provides a different pin out for the RJ45 connectors.

  

This version supports SocketServer versions previous to v11.00.

DeviceMaster NS-Link User Guide for Windows

  

IPv4 Only Driver

Rev A

This User Guide supports the Comtrol Drivers Management Console. It provides NS-Link installation and configuration procedures.

  

See the SocketServer help system for detailed information if you want to also configure some ports as socket ports.

DeviceMaster NS-Link User Guide for Windows

  

IPv4/IPv6 Driver

Rev A

This User Guides supports the Comtrol Drivers Management Console. It provides NS-Link installation and configuration procedures.

  

See the SocketServer help system for detailed information if you want to also configure some ports as socket ports.

eCos Reference Manual

1998-2003 Ed.

This Manual includes information about Redboot.

  

Redboot can be used to configure or update the DeviceMaster in the event that you cannot use PortVision DX. The DeviceMaster Installation and Configuration Guide provides basic information about using Redboot with the DeviceMaster.

minicom (Linux)

Rev C

This document discusses using minicom, a built-in serial communication utility. You can use minicom for sending commands to attached modems.

Rackmount Shelf Kit

Rev B

Document to mount DeviceMaster 4/8-port models using the rackmount shelf kit.

DeviceMaster Utilities

Operating System Name Version Description

Linux

Firmware Upload Utility

v1.06

You can use this utility to upload firmware (Bootloader and SocketServer) on a Linux system. Optionally, you can use RedBoot to upload firmware.

Linux

LCOM Utility

v1.06

You can use LCOM or minicom for testing serial ports.

Windows XP SP3 through Windows 10

  

(32/64-bit)

PortVision DX

v3.05

Use this version if you are using a SocketServer/NS-Link version BEFORE 10.00.

  

If you are unsure what SocketServer/NS-Link version is loaded on your DeviceMasters, use this version to initially PortVision DX to identify, configure the IP address, and update the DeviceMaster.

  

Use the help system for information about using PortVision DX.

Windows XP SP3 through Windows 10

  

(32/64-bit)

PortVision DX

v5.01

Use this version if you are using SocketServer/NS-Link firmware version 10.00 or HIGHER.

  

If your application requires a SocketServer version before 10.00, do NOT load PortVision DX 4.00 or higher.

  

You can use PortVision DX to identify, configure the IP address, update, and manage the DeviceMaster. Use the help system for information about using PortVision DX.