To access POWERLINK Objectson a Server, which represents more than one POWERLINK Object Dictionarythe size of the NodeIdis 6 byte and the format is defined in Table 49.

Table 49– NodeIds for multiple instances

Byte

Description

0

LSB of the objects POWERLINK Index

1

HSB of the objects POWERLINK Index

2

POWERLINK Sub-Index

3

DataTypeId

4

POWERLINK DeviceAddress

5

POWERLINK Network

Byte 0 to 3 have the same function like in Table 48.

Byte 4 defines the Address of the device in the POWERLINK network.

Byte 5 defines the interface/network number where this device is expected. The assignment of a number to a physical interface is application specific.