General Device Properties

Use the General properties to enter general information for the device. You can define the following:


Select the port for this device.

Click buttons to the Port field to select the port as follows.


Display the list of ports and select one.


Create a new port, edit the current port, or select a port from the list of ports.


Enter an optional description to help you identify the device.


Enter a resource that can be associated with this device for alarm generation.

Click buttons to the right of the Resource field to select the resource, as follows.


Display the list of resources and select one.


Create a new resource, edit the current resource, or select a resource from the list of resources.

Model Type

Select the type of device. Click the drop-down button to the right of the input field to display your choices. Use the following information to make your selection.



Model Type

Supported Programmable Controllers


C-Series and
C-Series Static

C20, C120/C500, CxxK, C2000, C200H, C1000H, C2000H, CQM1, C200HS, CPM1, C200HX, C200HG and C200HE


CV-Series and
CV-Series Static

CV500, CVM1-CPU01-E


CV-Series Ext. and CV-Series Ext. Static

CV1000, CV2000 and CVM1-CPU11-E or others with Expanded DM


CVM1-V2 and
CVM1-V2 Static

CVM1-CPU21-EV2 and programmable controllers with IEEE Floating Point capability

More information

OMRON Host Link device configuration.