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How to Configure a Control System


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Epec MultiTool is an innovative and enjoyable way to design a control system for mobile machines and vehicles. MultiTool has gained huge success among Epec customers and it has come one of the most recognized and appreciated Epec product which really differentiates us from other control system manufacturers.

Epec Multitool is a system design and configuration tool that helps developers concentrate on functionality while hiding the inherent complexity of programmable devices. Epec Multitool provides easy-to-use interfaces to select preferred programmable control units to the system and create CANopen object dictionaries (ODs) for these devices. Furthermore, third party CANopen devices, like sensors, are easily added to the control system by importing EDS (Electronic Data Sheet) or DCF (Device Configuration File) files from the device manufacturer to the Multitool project. In order to enable system developers to select the best tools for easy access to the communication system, Multitool generates CAN databases to export data structures to third party analyzing tools. In this way, the system settings can be re-used in order to analyze, optimize and verify the control system’s performance.

• Manage the whole control system in one project
• Fast configuration of CANopen communication with easy to use graphical user interface
• Automated SAE J1939 communication using standard predefined PGNs
• Simple to use configuration of I/O interface
• Many diagnostic features built-in and automatically included in the code template
• Library Manager ensures that you have the correct libraries in your project
• Create Your CODESYS project with full CAN communication, I/O and diagnostic features already built in the code template – All with just one click of your mouse!

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How to Configure a Control System

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