6 PROTOCOL BLOCK
6.4.4 Changing the field network device address
Click the Station Table menu in the Navigation Area.
The Station Table appears in the right pane. The Station Table displays the field network device information
such as device address, device name, and vendor name.
Change the field network device station address, if required, in the Station Address column.
Change the device name, if required.
6.4.5 Changing the master settings
Click the Master Settings menu in the Navigation Area.
You can only change the watchdog time in the master settings.
The master settings appear in the right pane.
Change the watchdog time if required in the Watchdog time box.
6.4.6 Detecting slave devices in the network
You can detect all the physical slave devices in the network from the Field Network Configuration tab of the
Protocol Block. This can be accomplished by performing a Network Scan. This scan lists all the physical slave
devices connected to the network. In addition, you can add a slave device to the network, if the device is not
added to the network.
Perform the following steps to detect all slave devices in the network
Click the Field Network Configuration tab of the Protocol Block in which you have configured the master
and the slave device.
Right-click the master and select Network Scan.
The netDevice window appears as displayed in the following figure. This window lists all the physical
devices that are present in the network and also the details of the devices.
The address you set here must be identical to the address that is set on the device using the address switches.
Normally, the address on devices is defined by a dip switch.
You cannot change the field network device address, if the device net tags are referenced in any of the Device
If you have not assigned the device to the hardware, an message appears.