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Title ODVA EtherNet/IP Explicit Messaging Driver
Version Ver. 1.14.04
File Name ODVA_EXP.exe
File Size 933KB
Applicable Software GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.10.000 or later
Pro-Server EX Ver. 1.30.000 or later
You can check your version by "Help" function -> "Version Info".
Related Devices
  • EtherNet/IP Explicit message server External device
    * The Implicit messaging has been evaluated with 8 external devices at the same time in our test environment.
Related Units
  • GP3000 Series
  • LT3000 Series
  • GP4100 Series (GP4104: GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.70.000 or later)
  • GP4000M Series (GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.71.000 or later)
  • GP4000 Series (GP-Pro EX Ver. 3.00.000 or later)
  • LT4000 Series (GP-Pro EX Ver. 3.12.000 or later)
  • SP5000 Series(GP-Pro EX Ver. 4.00.000 or later)
  • IPC Series for WinGP
  • General PCs for WinGP
Device/PLC Connection Manual For details, please read the following
PDF:odva_exp.pdf ( 574KB )

Confirming general information about external device and the rule of manual documentation, please refer to "Device/PLC Connection Manual".
Update Contents Ver. 1.14.04 (Aug. 29, 2014)
The following settings were added:
  • Support Implicit Messaging.
    * To use a Implicit Messaging Ver. 4.02.000 or later of GP-Pro EX is necessary.
  • Support Custom Explicit message

Installation (This file is self-extracting.)

  1. Please make sure that the supported software is installed. Prior to installion, close all applications running on a PC including any resident programs such as a virus detection program, etc.
  2. Click on the above file name to download the data to desired folder.
  3. After download is complete, double-click on the downloaded file to start installation.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. After installation, start GP-Pro EX/Pro-Server EX.
  6. Select [ODVA] for "Manufacturer" and [EtherNet/IP Explicit Messaging] for "Series" in [Device/PLC] settings of [System Settings] on the [Project] menu.
When using the driver, be sure to refer to the Device Connection Manual PDF (Shown above). Also, for general information regarding Device connection and documentation conventions please refer to "Device/PLC Connection Manual".

Update History:

[Ver. 1.14.04] (Aug. 29, 2014)

The following functionality was added:
  • Support Implicit Messaging.
    * To use a Implicit Messaging Ver. 4.02.000 or later of GP-Pro EX is necessary.
  • Support Custom Explicit message.

[Ver. 1.13.01]

The following function was added:
  • The number of connectable devices was increased to 64.

[Ver. 1.12.01]

The following issues were fixed:
  • When the text with 103 words or more is written, a communication error can occur.
  • If the text with 52 words or more is written, with "StringPrefix" entered the value other than "0, illegal data is written.

[Ver. 1.12.00]

The following functionality was added:
  • GP4104 is supported.
    * To use GP4104, Ver. 2.70.000 or later of GP-Pro EX is necessary.
  • GP4100 Series is supported.
    * To use a GP4000 series, Ver. 3.00.000 or later of GP-Pro EX is necessary.

[Ver. 1.11.00] (Nov. 13, 2009)


Last Updated: Aug. 29, 2014
Posted : Nov. 13, 2009

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