Device Description Development

Get Started with EDD and FDI Development
Electronic Device Description Language (EDDL) is an international standard (IEC-61804) used to describe an object model of the product for integration into ...
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019 at 11:32 AM
What is XMTR-MV?
 XMTR-MV simulates a generic Multi-Variable HART 5, HART 6, or HART 7 slave device.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016 at 2:27 PM
For a FOUNDATION Fieldbus DD, how do you keep the same symbols?
The previous symbols need to be on the development system. Set -a in options of the FF DD IDE.
Tue, 1 Dec, 2015 at 4:34 PM
How can I simulate a device using the FOUNDATION Fieldbus DD-IDE?
When you load an EDD binary into the DD IDE, and highlight the device or blocks on the left-side tree view, you should see several buttons labelled "...
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015 at 10:06 AM
SDC is crashing at random times while exploring my DD
If you have any problems with SDC-625 during testing with your field device, please specify the exact issue in a support ticket, please include: DD...
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 at 11:44 AM
When trying to build EDD files with HART Tokenizer “ver 5” and “ver 6” the build fails
HART 7 device EDDs are not required to support previous versions of the Tokenizer. HART 7 device EDDs should, at a minimum, have "ver 8" (...
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016 at 2:29 PM
How are the SDC test logs generated?
SDC test logs are generated by SDC-625, which is a component of the HART DD-IDE.  FieldComm Group requires your EDD to be verified using the latest ...
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016 at 4:52 PM
How do I create EDD Source Files for a HART device?
Know Your Device  A HART Device Description (DD) is fundamentally a model of a HART-compliant field device. To develop a DD you must: Be an expert in ...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 12:10 PM
How do I create a Devices.cfg file?
There is an example Devices.cfg file attached. At the end of the file, add a new manufacturer section as follows: MANUFACTURER 0x?????? =...
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017 at 9:28 AM
ENUMERATED data type with a DEFAULT_VALUE
A default value for an ENUMERATED type VARIABLE must be declared as an unsigned integer, not a string. The current Tokenizer (8.1.x) may not produce an erro...
Thu, 9 Mar, 2017 at 10:56 AM