Sycon SMDP toolkit for LabVIEW is now available in NI LabVIEW Tools Network


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4 January, 2017 – RAFA Solutions today announced the release of their new product Sycon SMDP protocol toolkit for LabVIEW, which became also available in NI LabVIEW Tools Network.

The toolkit is designed for LabVIEW developers, and is aimed to allow easy implementation of data communication between Sycon controller based products in LabVIEW environment.

The toolkit supports SMDP protocol versions 2 and 3, incorporating special communication VIs for serialized packet mode. Sycon multi drop protocol is a single master, multiple slaves serial protocol. The protocol can be implemented over serial physical interfaces RS485 and RS232.

The toolkit’s main features include:

  • Ability to control your compressor and other Sycon controller based devices with LabVIEW
  • Supports Sycon Multi Drop Protocol Versions 2 and 3
  • Packet validity check with checksum included in the toolkit
  • Includes Master and Slave read/write VIs
  • Support for transmission and reception in serialized packet mode
  • Example code for a CP2800 Cryomech compressor is included in the toolkit

You can find the toolkit in LabVIEW Tools Network.


About RAFA Solutions
RAFA Solutions provides Robust and Flexible Advanced Solutions for Industrial Automation.
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Our engineers have the expertise to build high quality, reliable and cost-effective products and solutions that can take industrial or manufacturing operations to a whole new level of productivity.
RAFA Solutions team can develop detailed system requirements and designs to solve your automation problems starting from a sketch on a piece of paper or your well thought out concept. For more information, visit

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