List of Available DCAF Modules

Publish Date: Jul 20, 2018 | 13 Ratings | 3.85 out of 5 | Print

Overview

Following is the list of available DCAF plugins. Some plugins are part of the DCAF Core installer, while others can be installed individually from either VI Package Manager, GitHub, or another location. Requests for additional modules can be made here.

1. Engines

 

Name Description Packaging Location
DCAF Standard Engine Standard execution engine for DCAF with built-in timing sources, error handling, and execution timing reporting. Included in DCAF Core VIPM

 

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2. Modules

 

Name Description Packaging Location
DCAF Standard Engine Standard execution engine for DCAF with built-in timing sources, error handling, and execution timing reporting. Included in DCAF Core VIPM
DCAF Scan Engine Module Exchange data with Scan Engine channels Included in DCAF Core VIPM
DCAF CVT Module Exchange data with Current Value Tags Included in DCAF Core VIPM
DCAF TEC/UDP Module Ability to exchange selected tags between two different engines Included in DCAF Core VIPM
DCAF UI Reference Module Connect tags in the engine directly to controls and indicators on a user interface VI Included in DCAF Core VIPM
DCAF Modbus Module Communicate tags using the Modbus protocol Included in DCAF Core VIPM
DCAF DAQmx Module Takes single point data acquisition from DAQmx Install individually VIPM
DCAF DAQmx Watchdog Enables a DAQmx watchdog on a single DAQmx device. Install individually VIPM
DCAF OPC UA Client Communicate tags to an OPC UA Server Install individually Forum
DCAF Profibus Module Communicate tags using the Profibus protocol Install individually VIPM
DCAF EthernetIP Module Communicate DCAF tags using Ethernet/IP Install individually VIPM
DCAF EthernetIP Tags Module Communicate DCAF tags using Ethernet/IP Tags Install individually VIPM
DCAF Shared Library Module Call into a Shared Library (DLL). Information on building and accessing a shared library to follow. Install individually VIPM
DCAF Shared Memory Module This module allows the user to map tag data values to Linux shared memory on a CompactRIO controller using Linux Real-Time. Install individually VIPM
DCAF Polynomial Scaling Module Scaling of DCAF tags using polynomial functions Install individually VIPM
DCAF TDMS Logging Module Log data to a file using the TDMS format Install individually VIPM
DCAF LED Module Control the User LED on a CompactRIO controller Install individually VIPM
DCAF Tag Select Module This module is an application controlled switch, enabling the user to select which value to pass based on a Boolean tag. Install individually VIPM
DCAF DDS Module This module permits simple (base data type, non-cluster) integration with the RTI DDS Toolkit. It is currently in beta form. Install individually VIPM
DCAF PID Module Provides multichannel PID processing Install individually VIPM
DCAF FPGA Module Provides access to an FPGA VI's front panel (Read/Write controls). Install individually VIPM

 

Additional documentation on DCAF and the available modules can be found at https://github.com/LabVIEW-DCAF.

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