BACnet – Brief Introduction to Basics Part 6

Objects data types and their use

For exploratory utilities and utilities, it is usually not necessary to address the data types, the values are interpreted according to the standard and displayed in human-readable form. However, if we map the BACnet property to the variables of the process station or visualization program, sometimes we have to decide which data type to select in the program, because editors can allow very flexible work with data types.

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