CONTROL Synergy’s FTS4Control (formerly NetDecoder) is an industrial control, SCADA protocol, data, and timing analyser designed to help isolate problems with serial, Ethernet, and fieldbus networks.
The product is a test tool which enables proactive network maintenance to isolate problems and decrease or even avoid downtime by detecting and isolating even the most minute and intermittent communication problem.
Major features include real-time data capture and statistical analysis; decoding of hex/dec/oct/ASCII data into English; and timestamping, filtering, and error analysis.
FTS4Control is a PC-based package which simultaneously captures, decodes, displays, filters and detects errors in Serial, Ethernet and Fieldbus data. live and in real time.
Each message is displayed in a variety of formats, from raw binary and hex through detailed, fully decoded, field-by-field descriptions of the captured data.