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XWIMPACC: Westinghouse IMPACC System Communications Protocol Driver v10.0

XWIMPACC: Westinghouse IMPACC System Communications Protocol Driver

General Information:

XWIMPACC driver allows you to connect to any other Westinghouse Electric Corporation equipment using the IMPACC System Communications protocol (according to IL-17384, revision 1.4, June 1992 And July 1996). Communications are made through a RS-232 port. A special interface Westinghouse MINT (Master INCOM Network Translator) is required when more than one device must be connected. A multidrop of up to 999 devices can be connected. For point-to-point communications with a unique device, the use of a MINT interface is not required and the PC serial port can be connected directly with the PONI interface of the device.

The commmunication cable between the PC and the MINT unit must have

the following pins assignment:
  • PC PIN 2 --> MINT PIN 2

  • PC PIN 3 --> MINT PIN 3

  • PC PIN 7 --> MINT PIN 7

  • (Note that pins 2 and 3 are not inverted)

    Available Commands:

    Supported Devices:

    (This list is only indicative and may exist other unlisted equipment that are also communicable with this driver).

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