Wednesday, June 9, 2010

IDEC WindSRV Version 5.2 OPC Server

IDEC announces the release of WindSRV version 5.2. WindSRV, also known as KEPServerEX, is an OPC server developed exclusively by Kepware Technologies for IDEC. It’s the most cost effective and flawless controls OPC solution on the market. WindSRV provides direct connectivity between client applications, such as Microsoft Excel and IDEC MicroSmart Pentra PLCs. It’s a true plug-and-play OPC Server for effortless data management, acquisition, monitoring and control.

Industrial strength, Easy-to-use

An intuitive interface makes connecting to IDEC PLCs so easy that within minutes you can be providing data to your application. KEPServerEX maximizes the promise of OPC through the use of a single server interface, ensuring short product learning curves and reduced system training and maintenance costs. Up to 100 connections or devices can be connected to the server. Imagine having the ability to centrally monitor and control to up to one hundred PLCs on a single display.

What’s new in WindSRV 5.2?

With the success of the MicroSmart Pentra PLCs, it was essential that WindSRV be upgraded to support MicroSmart Pentra functions and capabilities. WindSRV version 5.2 now supports MicroSmart Pentra’s full range of addressing, including 32-bit data and floating points. WindSRV 5.2 also supports the new Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, as well as Windows 98, NT, 2000, Server 2003, XP and Vista.

How can you get WindSRV 5.2?

KEPServerEX 5.2 is available for purchase using the three part numbers located in the attached brochure. For current WindSRV 4.xx users, a new license is required, which means you will have to purchase one of these part numbers.

Need more information?

Try a fully functional demo of WindSRV 5.2 (available in 2-hour intervals*) by downloading it at For more information, visit

*WindSRV will communicate with connected PLCs for 2 hours then stop. After the 2 hours demo has elapsed, WindSRV needs to be shut down and restarted to continue if you wish to continue in demo mode.

IDEC WindSRV Version 5.2

IDEC Technical Datasheets

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