dataFEED OPC Data Handler

Large Choice of Functionalities for Extended OPC Communications

The dataFEED OPC Data Handler is a component of the dataFEED OPC Suite and combines different, complementary components for improving and extending the OPC communication by a comprehensive scope of functions and features. Users can select the specific functionality that meets their needs and requirements.

Overview

Data Exchange With No Additional Components Required

  • Easy-to-use application for data exchange between controllers
  • Connection of different automation worlds (e.g. between Siemens and Rockwell)
  • Access through proprietary protocols
  • Cost savings by eliminating the need for expensive gateways and complex OPC Clients
  • Unification of different communication structures into one OPC Namespace

Comprehensive Processing System

  • Wizards for fast and easy setup of database connections
  • Storage of OPC Server data and local data in databases via SQL statements
  • Features for performing required proof and analysis tasks
  • Suitability for use in process optimization

Flexible Logging in Data Files

  • Support of different file formats
  • Proof of process data
  • Processing and analysis of stored data using standard software
  • Verification and documentation of implemented functionality

Support of OPC Unified Architecture (UA)

  • Optional extension using dataFEED OPC Organizer UA
  • User-friendly application for easy data exchange between controllers and OPC UA Servers
  • Database or file-based storage of OPC UA Server data
  • Straightforward integration of OPC UA PLCs into solutions implementing “Industrie 4.0”*

Technical Details

Supported dataFEED OPC Suite FeaturesDatabase Access, File Access, Data Exchange (between OPC Servers or between PLCs), Filter, Optimizer, Concentrator, Bridge, Local Items (between OPC Clients), optional: OPC UA support
Supported OPC SpecificationsOPC Classic Data Access V1.0a, V2.05, V3.0, OPC Classic XML-DA V1.01, optional: OPC Unified Architecture V1.02
Supported OPC Data TypesVARIANT Data Types I1, UI1, I2, UI2, I4, UI4, R4, DATE, BSTR, BOOL and arrays (VT_Array) of these data types
Maximum Number of Items10,000
OPC CertificationTest using OPC Foundation‘s Compliance Test Tool
Operation Mode   Application (OutProc Server), Windows Service
Logging, DiagnosticsLogging of OPC Calls and Notifications, OPC Data, OPC Tunnel frames, text file access, database access, configurable via integrated web server diagnostic interface
Supported DatabasesODBC enabled databases, for example, Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, other ODBC-enabled databases upon inquiry
Supported Operating SystemsWindows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry, Windows 10
Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
Database WizardsReferences between process items and database cells, trigger conditions for storage
Supported Text File FormatsASCII, HTML, XML
LicensingRuntime license per computer
Demo Version   Full dataFEED OPC Suite, time limited to 72 hours

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Order Numbers

LRL-DY-134301dataFEED OPC Data Handler component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher, for extended OPC for data exchange, database access and file access, includes dataFEED OPC Organizer Classic functionality
LRL-DY-134201dataFEED OPC Organizer UA component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher, suitable for access by any number of OPC UA Clients and for access to 1 OPC UA Server, includes dataFEED OPC Organizer Classic functionality
LRL-DY-134401dataFEED OPC Server Extension component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version V4.01 and higher, for simultaneous access to a maximum of 50 OPC Servers or 50 dataFEED OPC Tunnel Servers
LRL-DY-134601dataFEED OPC Server Extension License 100 for dataFEED OPC Suite, Version V4.01 and higher, increases the total number of simultaneous accesses to OPC UA Servers, OPC Servers and dataFEED Tunnel Servers from 50 to 100, requires dataFEED OPC Server Extension License 50
HUA-DD-130001USB Hardware Key for dataFEED OPC Suite, Version V4.01 and higher, replacing the standard Software Key

Scope of Delivery

dataFEED OPC Data HandlerSoftware on CD-ROM
DocumentationManual in PDF format and Online Help in English and German

Additional Products and Services

LRL-DY-134501   dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
LRL-DY-134001dataFEED OPC Tunnel component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
LRL-DY-132101dataFEED OPC Server Siemens component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
LRL-DY-132301dataFEED OPC Server Rockwell component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
LRL-DY-132401dataFEED OPC Server Modbus component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
LRL-DY-132601dataFEED OPC Server Mitsubishi component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
LRL-DY-132901dataFEED OPC Server B&R component of dataFEED OPC Suite, Version 4.01 and higher
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100-1030-01Training "OPC Server and Client in Practice"

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