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Communications components

The communications components of a project are the configured representation of the communications hardware in your system. They include:


Hardware enabling various types of communication with I/O Devices

See Boards Properties


The physical connection between the board and the I/O Device

See Ports Properties


Hardware used to connect CitectSCADA to a dial-up remote I/O Device.

See To set up a modem in CitectSCADA:

I/O Devices

An item of equipment that communicates with plant-floor control or monitoring equipment

See I/O Devices Properties

I/O Device address

The unique address of an I/O Device CitectSCADA is communicating with