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Module: ThirdParty

Opens a Hilscher device channel connection.

Name Type Range Description
Input value inBoardName String*
Input value inChannelNumber Integer 0 - 10
Input value inConfig File* Configuration file generated in (xxx.nxd)
Input value inNwid File* Configuration file generated in (xxx_nwid.nxd)
Input value inInputSignalConfiguration HilscherSignalArray*
Input value inOutputSignalConfiguration HilscherSignalArray*


Initial state

Opening an not configured channel sets all output slots to 0, configured channel data is left as it was.

Channel configuration

The channel is only configured with provided configuration files, if it is in a not configured state - no connection between card and master device (for example a PLC). If it is configured, the filter assumes proper operation, and leaves card configuration in existing condition.


For profinet: Firmware (recommended 3.13 series)

Firmware needs to be uploaded to the card prior to opening any type of channel.
In case of failing to update the firmware, try to restart your computer.

Parallel execution

This filter cannot be placed in multiple Workers.

Complexity Level

This filter is available on Basic Complexity Level.

Disabled in Lite Edition

This filter is disabled in Lite Edition. It is available only in full, Aurora Vision Studio Professional version.

Filter Group

This filter is member of Hilscher_Channel_Open filter group.

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