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BFI-P2/H3/E3 and X2control/Nexto/PIO by Modbus RTU V1.0.3

This library file includes a function block, documentation and handles the communication between X2/BoX2 Control and the BFI-E3, BFI-P2 or BFI-H3 frequency inverter using Modbus RTU.

Update information
The library file contains the following functionality:
• Start and stop of motor
• Change Set frequency
• Normal-, fast- or coasting-stop
• Alarm Reset
• Constant monitoring of Drive Outputs, Alarms, Safety and Running Hours
• Read and Write of all parameters and data available
• Read of Drive type, Input voltage, Power, Frame size, Firmware and serial number
• Possibility to control from the PLC-program or the HMI 

The library file is also embedded in a PLC-program. This PLC-program adds additional functionality and by downloading it to the controller it is possible to run the BFI without any additional PLC code.

It also contains an iX-project to support the function block in BCS Tools. The iX-project contains one screen from which you can access all BFI in the network just by selecting the station number.

Version history
• Package V1.0.1 is the first released version (2021-04-27)
• Package V1.0.2 is an update version supporting more BFI inverter models (2022-01-31)
• Package V1.0.3 is made for adapting autogenerating of all PLC-code in BCS Tools 3.51 (2024-01-11)

News in V1.0.3:
• New quick start manual
• Supports all Beijer controllers (X2control/Nexto/PIO)
• Renaming of most variables
• Prepared for running more than one bus out from Beijer controller
• Project supporting Webvisu in a Nexto Xpress 340

Developed and supported for:
• BCS Tools 3.51 
• iX Developer 2.50

Tested hardware
• X2 Control, Nexto Xpress, BCS-NX3008, GN-9373

Package file:
The zip file contains a sample projects, a library file and a quick start guide:
• BFIModbusRTUVer1002.compiled-library (SER0015 compiled library)
• SER0015_V1.0.3_GN9373_BFI_ModbusRTU.projectarchieve (BCS Tools application)
• SER0015_V1.0.3_Nexto_BFI_ModbusRTU.projectarchieve (BCS Tools application)
• SER0015_V1.0.3_Nexto340Webvisu_BFI_ModbusRTU (BCS Tools application)
• SER0015_V1.0.3_X2control_BFI_ModbusRTU (BCS Tools application)
• (iX application)
• SER0015_QS_BFI_ModbusRTU_V1.0.3-EN.pdf

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General description

Version: 1.0.3
Release: 2024-01-11
Article: SER-0015