General Device Properties

Use the General tab in the Device Properties dialog box 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.




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, then make a selection. For this protocol, the choices are:

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX3i

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX7i

GE Fanuc Series 90-70

GE Fanuc Series 90-30

GE Fanuc VersaMax

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX3i Simplex

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX3i Duplex

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX3i Triplex

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX7i Simplex

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX7i Duplex

GE Fanuc PACSystems RX7i Triplex

GE Fanuc Series 90-70 Simplex

GE Fanuc Series 90-70 Duplex

GE Fanuc Series 90-70 Triplex

GE Fanuc Series 90-30 Simplex

GE Fanuc Series 90-30 Duplex

GE Fanuc Series 90-30 Triplex

GE Fanuc Series VersaMax Simplex

GE Fanuc Series VersaMax Duplex

GE Fanuc Series VersaMax Triplex

Note that GE Fanuc Series 90-70, GE Fanuc Series 90-30, GE Fanuc VersaMax are the selection choices for non-redundant PLC communication and do not use the mode, health or run bits for determining device or communication status.

Note that a project that is currently using the Triplex driver to communicate with a Series 90 can be converted to communicate with a PACSystems device by changing the model type from the Series 90 model to the appropriate PACSystems model.

More information

Series 90 TCP/IP Triplex device configuration.