Bulk Data Entry/Configuration for DTM for HART Devices
We have some high amount of HART Sensors where we need to configure the Ranges etc. via DTM. The Devices are instantiated and DTMs are loaded in 800xA. What is the best way to import or bulk edit the Configuration in the DTMs?
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You can make use of Bulk data Manager. For further details please refer the below document.
This largely depends on the DTM type you are using. Usability of DTM for bulk configuration is dependent on parameters exposed by DTMs to external tools i.e. BDM.
DTM vendors do not follow any standardized way of exposing these parameters, some DTMs can open all of its parameters and some do little. And again names of these parameters is not same between two vendors. So its a difficult task to identify the parameter you need to configure via BDM.
For example if you are using ABB generic HART DTM then you may find parameters for ranges(again not all parameters that SMART device can support) but if you have E+H DTMs then there is no parameter you could configure using BDM.
So answer is yes, it is possible, but you need to make a study of parameters DTMs have to offer and decide which one you want to use. Do not expect staight solution as FDT standard does not force vendors to provide mandatory list of parameters. Some do and some don't.