TOP Server Bristol/IP (BSAP over IP) OPC & I/O Server




The TOP Server provides a native communication interface for Bristol Babcock (Emerson) devices supporting the Bristol Standard Asynchronous Protocol (BSAP) over IP.


The Bristol/IP Driver provides an easy and reliable way to read and write data to Bristol Babcock devices through client applications (including HMI, SCADA, Historian, MES, ERP, and countless custom applications).



Protocols Supported:


  • Bristol Standard Asynchronous Protocol (BSAP) over IP
  • NOTE:  No Local openBSI Required!


Device Models Currently Supported:


  • ControlWave Micro Series (CWP/LPS/CWR 02.00 or Above Firmware Revision)
  • Network 3000 Series (DPC 33xx Models)


Physical Networks Supported:


  • UDP/IP Ethernet


Maximum Number of Channels & Devices:


  • Channels - 256
  • Devices - 8192 per Channel

Bristol/IP Driver Standard Features:


  • Address and Symbolic Read/Write Support
  • Bristol/IP Error Messaging
  • Modem Support
  • Multi-Level Network Support
  • Custom Block Size Configuration

Advanced Driver Features:




Bristol/IP Driver Reference Material



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