How do you troubleshoot a 2200PCX Particle Counter which will not communicate with a PC via OPC Datalogger sofware?

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Document ID TE2289

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Version 3.0

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Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 03/05/2018
Question
How do you troubleshoot a 2200PCX Particle Counter which will not communicate with a PC via OPC Datalogger sofware?
Summary
2200PCX and no communication with PC via OPC Datalogger
Answer
Software
Use PCX Explorer software: (ProcessLink and ModIO Explorer will not work with the 2200PCX).

Hardware
For RS485 Output: Refer to RS485 wiring information in Section 3.2.5 in Operator Manual

For RS232 Output: Use J2 connector. If using an RS232-to-USB adapter for the PC:Install the driver for the adapter, provided by the manufacturer of the adapter. Locate the Com Port number assigned to the adapter by clicking “Windows Start Menu> Control Panel> System> Hardware Tab> Device Manger> Ports.” Expand the Ports branch to list available Com Ports on the PC. Com port should be set for 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, no flow control.
 

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