On 12. Oct 2019, at 08:48, Ben Greenwood via
Artisan-User <artisan-user(a)lists.einfachkaffee.de> wrote:
I'm using Artisan with a 1Kg gas roaster that supplies ET/BT via modbus to one USB
port, which works great. I'm trying to add a TC using a Phidget 1048 to the other USB
port, but having difficulty.
- In Config/Device ET/BT tab Modubus is selected since this is the primary input.
- In Config/Device Extra Devices Tab, I've added the Phidget 1048 4x TC01 device and
ticked the LCD1 and Curve 1 boxes.
My confusion comes from the ports configuration
- The modbus settings have their own tab, that all works
- The ET/BT tab has a header "settings for
non-modbus devices" Does this mean its that appropriate place to specify the phidget
Well, it should read "for non-modbus serial devices, not Phidgets"
- The Extra tab, which seems like the right place,
shows that I've selected Phidget 1048, but has no settings (Comm port etc) and is not
Phidgets do not need any serial setup. They communicate natively through USB (not serial
To add to my confusion, when i plug the USB cable for
the phidget in, the little notification bar above "Roaster Scope" shows that its
connected. However when I click the ON button, the modbus temps show in the LCD, but my
BT2 shows as -1.0
what am I doing wrong?
Did you install the current Phidgets driver (which is v22) from phidgets.com? Artisan
communicates to the Phidgets via this driver.
Just install that driver for your platform and you should good to go.
Any help appreciated
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