Technical FAQs

Ask a Question

What is the maximum number of modules that can be added to the VIP?

Customer would like to know how many of a particular module can be added to a VIP in Designer.

Product Line:
ION Enterprise 5.x, 6.x
Struxureware Power Monitoring 7.0.x
Power Monitoring Expert (PME) 7.2.x, 8.x

VIP programming in Designer

Please see the following table for the maximum number of modules:
Module Maximum Count
AND/OR 4095
Arithmetic 4095
Convert 4095
Counter 4095
Data Monitor 4095
Data Recorder 4095
DDE input 4095
Diagnostics 1
Distributed Boolean 4095
Distributed Numeric 4095
Distributed Pulse 4095
Event Log Controller 1
External Boolean 4095
External Numeric 4095
External Pulse 4095
Factory 1
Feedback 4095
Integrator 4095
Launching 4095
Maximum 4095
Minimum 4095
Modbus Master Export* 4095
Modbus Import* 1
Modbus Slave 1
One Shot Timer 4095
Periodic Timer 4095
Pulse Merge Module 4095
Relative Setpoint 4095
Scheduler 1

*In future releases of Power Monitoring Expert, this module will not be available.

Information gathered from the ION_Handles reference. The ION_Handles reference can be downloaded from FA212562.
For a list of the maximum number of modules that can be added onboard an ION meter, please see the ION Device Template reference. ION Device Template reference is available here.
Was this helpful?
What can we do to improve the information ?