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Arga Controls Unit of ELECTROSWITCH CORP.
      Measurement and Control Instrumentation - Commercial · Industrial · Utility · Government
      180 King Avenue • Weymouth, MA • Tel: 781-335-5200 • FAX: 781-335-4253 • E-mail: info@electroswitch.com

You may download the following information below;

RS-485 Programmer Analog Meter IED

RS-485 Setup package in ZIP format | 1099KB | Download

DNP 3.0 and Modbus User Guide PDF | 61KB | Download

ZAP Setup File | 517KB | Download


IOGEAR RS-485/232 USB to serial Adapter

Installation Guide (PDF) | 1479KB | Download

Windows Cable Installation Guide (HTML) | 4KB | Download

Windows XP Driver Group (zipped) | 31KB | Download

Download ENTIRE IOGEAR package in ZIP format | 11.58MB | Download


Download the TERM3 program here.

Download the instructions on this page in Word Document form.

Display the instructions on this page in Text Only form.

PROGRAM SETUP TIPS

HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS and DOCUMENTATION

1. 386 CPU 16 Mhz (minimum)
2. 4 meg RAM
3. RS232/485 Converter – (Telebyte 366F or equivalent)
4. Arga Controls “Term3.exe” Program diskette
5. Two-conductor, twisted pair wire with alligator clips (IEEE spec RS-485)
6. BOOT in DOS MODE , 6.22 – (ref F8 command)
7. NOTE: Computer ports must be set to either com1: 3F8 irq4 OR com2: 2E8 irq3
(Whichever is appropriate to your computer setup)
8. Arga Controls User Guide

ARGA PROGRAMMING KIT FOR WINDOWS & VISTA
RS-485 to RS-232 CONVERTER

OPTION 1:

    • B&B ELECTRONICS RS485 CONVERTER MODEL # USOPTL4-LS
    • 2 CLIP LEADS
    • ARGA CD (ARGA RS485 PROGRAMMER)


    CONNECTION DIAGRAM

    FROM USOPTL4-LS

    TO BATTERY MONITOR

    TDB+

    DNP3.0 OUTPUT (+)

    RDA-

    DNP3.0 OUTPUT (-)

    OPTION 2:

    1. 2 CLIP LEADS- MOUSER
    2. TELEBYTE 366F- TELEBYTE
    3. SERIAL CABLE (DB9 TO DB25) MODEL #DYNEX, P/NDX-C101691 –        BEST BUY
    4. USB IO GEAR P/N GUC232A – DB9TO USB CONVERTER – PC CLUB
    5. CD: SOFTWARE FOR USB CONVERTER
    6. ARGA CD
    DOS KIT – TERM 3 RS485 PROGMMMING KIT. DISC AND DNP3.0 MANUAL

     

    SETUP (for recommended converter TELEBYTE 366F or equivalent)

    1. POLARITY: Plus = RED and Negative = BLACK
    2. Configure converter (see section below)
    3. Connect converter (2 wire 485 to 232 converter)
    4. Verify that you have the Arga diskette containing the program “Term3.exe”
    5. Place the Term3.exe diskette in drive A
    6. Log on to the A drive
    7. Type then press
    8. Select com port <1> or <2> (port where the converter is plugged in)
    9. Select <1> (for HDX 2 wire connection)

    10. Apply or switch on Aux power to the meter

    CONVERTER SETUP

    Note: Typically the Telebyte DTE/DCE switch setting will be set correctly if set to “DCE” for most computers.
    1. Attach red and black leads to + and – terminals
    2. Set termination resistance switches to 200 ohms as follows;
    Switch 1 and 3 = OFF
    Switch 2 and 4 = ON

 

 

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