Applies To:
  • CitectSCADA 1.00 1.01 1.10 1.11 1.20 2.00 2.01 3.00

How do I setup Citect to communicate using a Tiway Computer Interface Module? 

The serial drivers PCxI, MCxI, COMxI or COMx may be used.

Setup the PLC with the appropriate communication parameters i.e. 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity and transparent mode.

I/O Devices form
Name: User supplied unique name
Number: Network wide I/O device number
Address: Not used
Protocol: TICIM
Port name: Use the "Port name" from the Ports form

Standard citect.ini options

MaxPending = 2
Block = 32 bytes
Retry = 0
Delay = 0
TimeOut = 2000 milliseconds
PollTime = 0
WatchTime = 30 seconds


  • TICIM.DLL - Tiway CIM Driver for windows
  • TICIM.DBF - Tiway variable definition

TICIM Variables

Xd X Image (read only)
Yd Y Image
CRd CR Image
Integer, long, real, string
Vd V Memory
Ad A Memory
Cd C Memory