DeviceMaster Modbus Server Installation Overview

If you are not familiar with installing the DeviceMaster MOD, you can use the following information to guide you through the installation or use the appropriate User Guide.

  1. Install the hardware.

  2. Install PortVision DX so that you can easily configure the network information.


    If you have previously installed PortVision DX you may want to verify that you are running the latest version. PortVision DX is continuously updated with new features and added support for the latest hardware model releases.

  3. If necessary, download the latest version of Modbus Server.

    DeviceMaster MOD models are loaded with Modbus Server at the factory. Always verify that the latest version is loaded.

    If a new firmware version is available, upload the firmware to the DeviceMaster MOD.

  4. Optionally, install and configure the serial COM port redirector.

  5. Configure the DeviceMaster MOD port characteristics for your environment using the embedded web pages on the DeviceMaster MOD.

    There are two ways that you can access the embedded web pages:

    • Open PortVision DX, right-click on the appropriate DeviceMaster MOD unit and select Webpage.

    • Open your web browser and enter the IP address of the DeviceMaster MOD.


    For detailed information about the web pages, refer to the Modbus Server User Guide.

  6. Connect the serial devices to the DeviceMaster MOD using the appropriate document for your model:

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