About Genius PCI Communications

The Genius® Communications enabler supports communications over a high-speed Genius LAN to Series 90™-70, Series 90-30, PACSystems™ RX7i and PACSystems RX3i  programmable controllers, Genius Blocks, Genius Bus Interface Units (also called BIU or Field Control), and other computers with PCIM cards.

The driver is available for use on Intel-based PCs running Windows® XP Professional or Windows 2003 Server with the IC660ELB931 PCIM cards.

You may have up to four Genius ports (called PCIM0, PCIM1, PCIM2 and PCIM3) on your computer.

This enabler supports the following CIMPLICITY features:

Poll after setpoint.

Triggered reads.

Unsolicited data.

Analog deadband.

Alarm on communications failure.

Server Redundancy configurations.

This enabler supports the following CIMPLICITY data types:


Signed 8, 16, and 32 bit integer

Unsigned 8, 16, and 32 bit integer

Floating point


More information

Supported Genius devices.

Supported Genius memory types.

Genius hardware configuration requirements.

Genius related documents.

PCIM card installation procedures.

PCIM configuration application.

Genius application configuration.

Enabling directed outputs to analog blocks.

Enabling outputs to BIU's.

Configuring global data points on programmable controllers

Genius fault data.

PCIM port global data broadcast.

Monitoring broadcast data from generic devices.