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How to use modbus_tk.py with unitronics

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Im just a nube so it took me a while to figure it out.

on the unitronix side assign a slave to one of the ports like this

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on the python side read data with something like this

import modbus_tk
import modbus_tk.defines as cst
import modbus_tk.modbus as modbus
import modbus_tk.modbus_tcp as modbus_tcp
import logging

logger = modbus_tk.utils.create_logger("console", level=logging.DEBUG)

master = modbus_tcp.TcpMaster(host='172.21.2.183', port=20257, timeout_in_sec=5.0)
master.open
actual_bits = master.execute(slave=1, function_code=cst.READ_COILS, starting_address=1, quantity_of_x=2)
print("actual_bits =", actual_bits)

master.close

remember the slave number!

Hope this helps someone

 

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Thank a lot for example.

But it is better to use Socket 2, which use MODBUS port 502 by default.

Where do you run Python? At PC side?

B.R.

 

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some help from friends and this forum - here is the last version of the controller side

first added the close every 3 minutes - did not do the trick but helped a bit so i keep it there

init the card socket and port and set tcp keep, link lost and connection gave a stable read even when power or cable momentarily removed

 

conecting modbus stable version.jpg

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Also look at SI 103 .. SI 108 which are internal timers to close socket after a period of silence.

Try disabling your timer networks and setting SI 105 to 600 to achieve the same results.  If your system is the Master use SI 109.  If you open the Help and search for "SI 105" you can navigate your way to a more thorough description.

Joe T.

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