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Chapter 1PDF Document

tells you how to use this manual.

Chapter 2PDF Document

Getting Started with DirectNET
provides an overview of DirectNET and all the network components and configurations. It does not provide extensive information on each network component, but instead highlights some of the basic features of DirectNET

Chapter 3PDF Document

Network Design and Setup
shows how to prepare for network installation, and gives you cable diagrams for the various types of network master and slave stations.

Chapter 4PDF Document

Communication Parameters
provides detailed information about setting the master and slave station communication parameters. This is the place to look if you need to know how to set the communication baud rate, station addresses, etc.

Chapter 5PDF Document

RLL Communications Programs
provides a description of the Relay Ladder Logic (RLL) instructions used to initiate communications in a network that uses a PLC as the master station.

Chapter 6PDF Document

DirectLink Communications Programs
If you're writing your own host software program or operator interface driver, you'll find the DirectNET protocol information in this chapter.

Chapter 7PDF Document

Network Operation and Troubleshooting
provides information on network startup and troubleshooting techniques.

Appendix APDF Document

Appendix A
provides a step by step example of a PLC master / slave network.

Appendix BPDF Document

Appendix B
provides a step by step example of a PLC peer master network.

Appendix CPDF Document

Appendix C
provides a step by step example of a host master network.

Appendix DPDF Document

Appendix D
explains the data types and memory ranges for the DL405 products.

Appendix EPDF Document

Appendix E
explains the data types and memory ranges for the DL305 products.

Appendix FPDF Document

Appendix F
explains the data types and memory ranges for the DL205 products.