Generic mode message format - WID512

WID512 User Guide

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M211658EN
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F
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English (United States)
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WID512
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User guide

The generic mode message is used for displaying information in WID512.

<soh>DDx<stx>@1 <heading> <name1> <data1> <name1b>, <name2> <data2> <data2b>, @2 <heading>, <name1> <data1> <name1b> <etx>
Table 1. Generic mode message data fields
Name Description
<soh> Start of header
DDx

Message heading

DD is a fixed display message identifier and x is display ID. If ID is not set in the display, it is not needed in the message. For example, DD1.

<stx> Start of text character
@1 <space>

Directs the following text to the first page. @2 <space> directs the following text to the second page.

You can use the # character instead of the @ character.
LED and relay control section (@0) is not supported.
<heading>

Text in the heading field.

If the heading text includes whitespaces, place the heading text between quotation marks. For example, PTU data.

<name1> The first column of the first row, typically the text before the data value, the parameter type. For example, P.
<data1>

The middle column of the first row, typically the data value.

Data in the seven segment display. Data is given in fixed 6‑character format, decimal point is 1 character. If data does not include all 6 characters, replace them with a space so that the data field is 6 characters long.

<name1b> The third column of the first row, typically the unit. For example, hPa.
, or <cr><lf> Separates the data items.
<etx> End of text

Example of generic mode message

<soh>DD1<stx>@1 "PTU Data1" <cr><lf>P 1003.3 hPa, <cr><lf>T 25.3 C, <cr><lf> RH 56 % <etx>
Figure 1. Example of corresponding data page

The message may include the information message in the following format:

<SOH>MES<STX>information text<ETX>