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Maximum Connections to an ION8650C Meter

Limiatation on number of connections to the meter will result in communication failure on some ports.

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ION8650 option C

Communication Ports

How to connect to the meter in different ways (ports).

ION8650C accepts three simulataneous connections of which one is always the front optical port.

The meter has six available communication options (ports):
com1: RS232 / RS485
com2: internal modem
com3: front optical
com4: RS485
cellular modem

Assuming the meter is equipped with all options, only two ports are enabled (except the front panel optical port).  In order to use other communication options, the enabled ports should be disabled first.  Otherwise this message will pop up:


For information on how to enable/disable ports in an ION8650C meter, refer to FA284369 article.
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