C-Bus OPC Servers

The OPC Server for C-Bus is the ideal solution for system integrators looking to provide OPC connectivity in their projects with Honeywell Excel 5000 Controllers.

The OPC Kit contains OPC Server software and Intelligent External Converter (IEC) for physical connection to C-Bus.
The OPC Server can communicate with IEC via Ethernet network or also via RS232/RS485 interfaces.


Key features

  • Unique solution for Windows Vista and Windows 7/8/10 or Windows Server
  • Possibility of communication over Ethernet via IEC units (low-cost solution comparing BNA - Building Network Adapter or CLIF Interface)
  • Reading and writing points of following types: Digital Input, Digital Output, Analog Input, Analog Output, Totalizer (Slow & Fast), Pulse, Multistate, Pseudo Digital (Virtual) and Pseudo Analog (Virtual)
  • Support for reading and writing of extended attributes (InAlarm, HighLimit1, HighLimit2, LowLimit1, LowLimit2, SensorOffset, AccumulatedRuntime, ServiceInterval, TimeSinceServiced, etc.)
  • Full-valuable solution including Time Programs and Parameters Files
  • ActiveX component or application for editing Time Programs and Parameters Files
  • Time Program editor supports Daily, Weekly and Yearly Schedules (Daily Maintenance)
  • Control Application solves integration into SCADA/HMI systems without support of ActiveX technology
  • Response time up to two seconds by change of state notification!
  • IEC converter supports C-Bus speed up to 76 800 bps
  • Web interface for settings IEC converter parameters

  • Main properties

  • The OPC Server performs value change notification and cycle reading of defined data points
  • The OPC Server is available in versions for 255, 1.000, 2.000, 5.000, 10.000 and 20.000 data points
  • The OPC Server is fully compatible with OPC Data Access Standard 1.0a, 2.04 and 3.0
  • The OPC Server supports following Excel 5000 Controllers: XL20, XL50 (Panther), XL80, XL100, XL500, XL600, XL800 (Lion), Excel Smart and Zone Manager
  • The OPC Server and C-Bus/Ethernet Converters can co-exist on the same C-Bus network with Honeywell XBS, EBI, SymmetrE software and BNA adapter
  • The OPC Server has ability to change the Auto/Manual mode of data points
  • The OPC Server can synchronize the Date/Time of Excel controllers
  • The OPC Server has built-in simulation mode for testing
  • The OPC Server attempts to renew lost connections
  • The OPC Server can run as a Windows Service
  • The OPC Server supports data point aliases

  • More information

    Data sheet: C-Bus OPC Server
    User manual: English
    User manual: German
    User manual: Czech

    We supply the OPC Kit in the following three versions: C-Bus OPC Kit, EMC OPC Kit and IRC OPC Kit.

    For pricing, additional information and support details please contact us