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Setting up serial communications using the display

The Serial Port setup screen allows you to configure the meter’s RS-485 communications port so you can use software to access the meter’s data or configure the meter remotely.
  1. Navigate to Maint > Setup.
  2. Enter the setup password (default is “0”), then press OK.
  3. Press Comm.
  4. Move the cursor to point to the parameter you want to modify, then press Edit.
  5. Modify the parameter as required, then press OK.
  6. Move the cursor to point to the next parameter you want to modify, press Edit, make your changes, then press OK.
  7. Press the up arrow to exit. Press Yes to save your changes.
    Parameter Values Description
    Protocol

    Modbus

    Select the communications format used to transmit data. The protocol must be the same for all devices in a communications loop.

    Address 1 to 247

    Set the address for this device. The address must be unique for each device in a communications loop. For Jbus protocol, set the device ID to 255.

    Baud Rate 9600, 19200, 38400

    Select the speed for data transmission. The baud rate must be the same for all devices in a communications loop

    Parity Even, Odd, None

    Select None if the parity bit is not used. The parity setting must be the same for all devices in a communications loop.

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