A1: DLPCI Windows XP 32 bit driver installation
After installing the card in any PCI bus when you power up the PC it will come up with Found new hard
ware wizard as shown, select No, not this time as shown.
Then select Install from a list or specific location.
Select Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install.
Select Ports(COM & LPT) as shown below.
Here you click on Have a Disk.
Now brows to where you have the diver saved.
Select the latest driver as shown below.
Here click on OK
You will see under Model the DLPCI Interface Card click on it to highlight it, and then click on Next.
Click on Continue Anyway
Click on finish.
In the Device manager, check the comport number for the DLCPI and remember it to use in configuring
the Allen Bradley DF1 driver.
You can change the port number for any comport number that is available on your PC.
Close and restart your PC.
A2- Equustek DLPCI ( Allen BradleyDF1 to DH+ / DH485 ) PCI Bus Card with Windows 7
DLPCI Windows 7 32 bit driver installation.
If windows set to automatic windows driver installation, and after the DLCPI is installed in the PC the
DLPCI driver installation will fail, so you need to go to device manager, you will find the failed device
with yellow exclamation mark (Other PCI Bridge) as shown below.
Right click on Other PCI bridge device and click on update driver, then click on Browse my computer
for driver software.
It will come up with the windows shown below scroll down, select Ports(COM & LPT) and click Next.
From the window shown below make sure (Standard port Types) and (Communications Port) are
selected and then click on Have Disk.
It will come up with a window where you can browse to the location of the driver file saved on your
hard drive or CD.
Here it will show the DLPCI Interface card highlight it, and click Next.
To continue installing the driver, click on Install this driver software anyway.
Wait for the driver to complete installation.
Here you will see the successfully completed message click on Close.
Go back to your Device Manager under Ports ( COM & LPT) you should see the DLPCI Interface card
with specific COM port number that you will use with your Allen Bradley DF1 driver.
Now you can restart your PC and if you encounter any issue just shut down the PC and move the DLCPI
to another PCI slot it will resolve that issue if any exists.
That will complete the installation of the WIN7 PCI driver for the card.
Again please note this serial port number is used for setting up the DF1 drive, later on.