NEC PD Comms Tool (NEC Public Display Communications Tool) is a software application that can be used to configure, control, and test supported NEC large screen LCD display models via either RS232 or LAN connections. It can also be used to assist with developing and debugging external control systems by showing the communications protocol for commands exchanged between the software and displays.

Main Features and Benefits

NEC PD Comms Tool provides a simple, intuitive interface to perform the following functions:

Provides easy remote access to many common controls.

Access to advanced controls.

Assists with diagnosing connection and configuration related problems.

Displays and logs all commands exchanged via RS232 or LAN.

Shows a breakdown of how commands are constructed from the input parameters and monitor protocol.

Powerful scripting command language allows complex control sequences to be performed on multiple displays.

Software System Requirements

NEC PD Comms Tool has the following system requirements

 

Operating System

Apple macOS X v10.13 or higher

Microsoft Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10

LAN (for supported display models)

Included on all Macs

Standard TCP/IP LAN interface (optional if using RS232 or Wireless LAN)

RS232

A USB to RS232 adapter can be used if connecting the Mac to displays via RS232 instead of via LAN.

Null modem cables to connect devices.

One or more RS232 COM Ports (optional if using LAN).

Null modem cables to connect devices.

A USB to RS232 adapter can be used if necessary.

Models

C651Q
C651Q-AVT2
C651Q-AVT3
C651Q-Mpi
C651Q-PC4
C750Q
C751Q
C751Q-AVT2
C751Q-AVT3
C751Q-Mpi
C751Q-PC4
C860Q
C861Q
C861Q-AVT2
C861Q-AVT3
C861Q-Mpi
C861Q-PC4
C981Q
C981Q-AVT2
C981Q-AVT3
C981Q-Mpi
C981Q-PC4
E322
E322-R
E323
E328
E328-R
E422
E422-R
E423
E438
E438-R
E462
E462-R
E463
E498
E507Q
E507Q-R
E552
E552-R
E553
E558
E558-R
E658
E658-R
LCD8205
LCD8205-R
M431
M431-AVT3
M491
M491-AVT3
M491-MPi4E
M491-PC5
M551
M551-AVT3
M551-MPi4E
M551-PC5
M651
M651-AVT3
M651-MPi4E
M651-PC5
MA431
MA431-MPi4E
MA431-PC5
MA491
MA491-MPi4E
MA491-PC5
MA551
MA551-MPi4E
MA551-PC5
ME431
ME431-AVT3
ME431-MPi4E
ME431-PC5
ME501
ME501-AVT3
ME501-MPi4E
ME501-PC5
ME551
ME551-AVT3
ME551-MPi4E
ME551-PC5
ME651
ME651-AVT3
ME651-MPi4E
ME651-PC5
NP-PX803UL-WH
P402
P402-AVT
P402-AVT-R
P402-R
P402-TMX4P
P404
P404-AVT2
P404-AVT3
P435
P435-MPi4E
P435-PC5
P462
P462-AVT
P462-AVT-R
P462-R
P462-TMX4P
P484
P484-AVT2
P484-AVT3
P495
P495-MPi4E
P495-PC5
P551
P551-AVT
P551-AVT-R
P551-R
P552
P552-AVT
P552-AVT-R
P552-TMX4P
P555
P555-MPi4E
P555-PC5
P701
P701-AVT
P701-AVT-R
P701-R
P702
P702-AVT
P702-AVT-R
P702-R
UN462A
UN462A-R
UN462A-TMX4P
UN462A-TMX9P
UN462VA
UN462VA-R
UN462VA-TMX4P
UN462VA-TMX9P
UN552
UN552-R
UN552S
UN552S-R
UN552S-TMX4P
UN552S-TMX9P
UN552-TMX4P
UN552-TMX9P
UN552V
UN552V-R
UN552VS
UN552VS-R
UN552VS-TMX4P
UN552VS-TMX9P
UN552V-TMX4P
UN552V-TMX9P
V321-2
V321-2-R
V404
V404-AVT2
V404-AVT3
V404-Mpi
V421-2
V421-2-R
V422
V422-PC
V422-R
V461-2
V461-2-R
V462
V462-AVT
V462-AVT-R
V462-PC
V462-R
V462-TM
V484
V484-AVT2
V484-AVT3
V484-Mpi
V551
V551-AVT
V551-PC
V551-R
V554
V554-AVT2
V554Q
V554Q-AVT2
V554Q-AVT2-R
V554Q-Mpi
V554Q-PC4
V554Q-R
V651
V651-PC
V651-R
V651-TM
V651-TOUCH
V651-TOUCH-R
V654Q
V654Q-AVT2
V654Q-AVT3
V654Q-Mpi
V654Q-PC4
V754Q
V754Q-AVT2
V754Q-AVT3
V754Q-Mpi
V754Q-PC4
V864Q
V864Q-AVT2
V864Q-AVT3
V864Q-Mpi
V864Q-PC4
V984Q
V984Q-AVT2
V984Q-AVT3
V984Q-Mpi
V984Q-PC4
X401S
X401S-AVT
X401S-PC
X431BT
X431BT-R
X461S
X461S-AVT
X461S-PC
X461S-R
X461UNV
X461UNV-R
X462UN
X462UN-R
X463UN
X463UN-R
X551S
X551S-AVT
X551S-PC
X551S-R
X551UN
X551UN-R
X551UN-TMX4P
PDCommsTool Downloads

Latest Releases

Platform Description Version Size
Mac OS and Windows   PD Comms Tool Users Guide 1.5.10 4.8 Mb
Windows    PD Comms Tool README file for Windows 1.5.10 6 Kb
Windows   PD Comms Tool Installer for Windows 1.5.10 26 Mb
Mac OS   PD Comms Tool README file for Mac OS 1.5.10 6 Kb
Mac OS   PD Comms Tool Installer for Mac OS 1.5.10 17 Mb

Previous Releases

Platform Description Version Size
Mac OS and Windows   PD Comms Tool Users Guide 1.3.10 2.8 Mb
Windows   PD Comms Tool README file for Windows 1.3.10 6 Kb
Windows   PD Comms Tool Installer for Windows 1.3.10 12 Mb
Mac OS   PD Comms Tool README file for Mac OS 1.3.10 6 Kb
Mac OS   PD Comms Tool Installer for Mac OS 1.3.10 13 Mb

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The E705, E805, and E905 models fully support standard commands and functionality, such as reading the serial number, Get/Set OpCodes, and reading and setting the power state. Other E series models support a very limited number of commands and controls. For example, it is not possible to read the serial number, read the power state, or Get OpCodes.

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