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    How do I bring the Com'X Analog Inputs into Power Monitoring Expert (PME)?

    Issue
    The Com'X is not a native device in PME.

    Product Line
    Power Monitoring Expert 7.x
    Power Monitoring Expert 8.x
    EBX200, Com'X200
    EGX510, Com'X510

    Environment
    Power Monitoring Expert Modbus Device Importer

    Resolution
    To bring the device into PME:
    1. Install the Com’X via the Instruction Manual, wiring the Analog Inputs and Ethernet connection.
    2. Connect to the Com'X via its webpage and add the Analog Input via the Com'X User Guide.
      1. Select the Custom Library tab > + Create.
     
    1. Customize the model and select Create.
     
    1. Configure the properties of the model (i.e. scaling and units) and Save changes.
     
    1. Add the device in Device Settings.
      1. For the appropriate Analog Input, select 'Create a new device' for the Device dropdown menu.
     
    1. Select the previously created Device Type in the Device Type dropdown menu.
    2. Configure the device and select Create.
     
    The data is now available within the Com'X webpage under the Measurements Table tab. The measurement will be associated with the Commodity specified in step 2.5.
    1. If using a Com'X 510 with firmware v3.0.6 or Com'X 200/210 with firmware v2.2.1, Enable Modbus TCP/IP on Ethernet 1; otherwise, continue onto Step 4.
      1. ​Select the Settings tab.
      2. Under Security > Firewall Management, switch the Enable Modbus TCP/IP on Ethernet 1 to ON
     
    1. Verify that Ethernet 1 is the Ethernet port being used to communicate to the PME server.
     
    1. In PME, create a device type using the Modbus Device Importer
      1. Open Management Console.
      2. Select Tools > System > Modbus Device Importer.
     
    1. Select Edit > Advanced Properties and rename the Device Type and check the "Make available as a direct Ethernet device in Management Console" box. Click OK.
    2. Select Edit > New Manager
      1. Manager Name: Analog Input
      2. Manager Type: External Numeric Manager
     
    1. Add a new Module for Analog Input 1 (**IF USING Analog Input 1)
      1. Add a new Register
        1. Data Type: IEEEFloat
        2. Register Type: Holding Register
        3. Modbus Address 410000
        4. Request Type: R
        5. Use the attached MDI_parameter_calc_for_ComX_AI.xlsx to calculate the appropriate Register Scale, Multiplier, and Offset value.
    2. Add a new Module for Analog Input 2 (**IF USING Analog Input 2)
      1. Add a new Register
        1. Data Type: IEEEFloat
        2. Register Type: Holding Register
        3. Modbus Address 410002
        4. Request Type: R
        5. Use the attached MDI_parameter_calc_for_ComX_AI.xlsx to calculate the appropriate Register Scale, Multiplier, and Offset value.
    3. Save the device type.
    4. Select Tools > Validate Template and verify that there are no errors.
    5. Configure Logging and Calculation.
      1. Select Configure Logging and Calculation
     
    1. Check "Log" to enable logging for the desired register.
     
    1. Specify the desired Log Interval in seconds.
    2. Press OK.
    3. Save the device type.
    4. Select Tools > Add Device Type
    1. Open Management Console and Add the Device
      1. Select Devices in Management Console.
      2. Right-click and select New > Ethernet Device
      3. Enter the desired Group and Name.
      4. The Device Type will be the name specified in step 4.3.
      5. Enter the IP address of the device
      6. Click OK.

    The referenced Com'X 200 / 210 / 510 Documentation is available here: http://www.schneider-electric.us/en/faqs/FA289876/

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