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WindowsTM Server Simulation Software for BACnetTM Systems

If you're a developer of facility automation systems or controls who is developing BACnetTM communications software, chances are you've had a hard time finding BACnet equipment from other vendors to experiment with. If you've looked at the BACnet standard, you know that even simple communications functions can present some daunting problems, and you probably don't have the time to become that much of a BACnet expert. You need a quick way to simulate other BACnet devices and focus on solving your development problems. You need BACsimTM.

BACsimTM is the industry's first easy-to-use BACnet device simulator for WindowsTM. BACsim runs under Windows 98, Me, NT4, 2000 or XP, and provides a robust set of basic simulator features tailored to the needs of BACnet designers.

BACsim provides a graphical user interface that resembles a simulation panel. You can configure an object database within BACsim that can simulate standard BACnet objects such as Analog Inputs, Analog Outputs, Binary Inputs and Binary Outputs. Up to 8 simulated properties can be displayed as dynamic analog meters or "LEDs" representing any property value. A total database of up to 256 properties of arbitrary object identifiers and property identifiers is supported. Each property value can be set statically, or automatically ramped up and down between limits, simulating real activity. The first 8 property values can be adjusted manually through the "front panel".

You can view the object property database at any time to see the settings for individual property values and their simulation parameters.

You can also view incoming and outgoing message traffic with a built-in tracing feature that displays messages in hexadecimal form so you can see the actual encoding.

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98, Me, NT4, 2000 or XP
Network Interface: any NDIS-compliant Ethernet NIC, SMC COM20020-based ARCNET,
standard serial COM port and EIA232-485 converter (MS/TP)
standard serial COM port (PTP)
LANs: Ethernet, ARCNET, MS/TP, PTP, BACnet/IP

Single User Binary Executable

Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice!

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