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 Current version of the CiA 301 document is 4.2 Current version of the CiA 301 document is 4.2
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 +==== What is the Electronic Data Sheet EDS ====
 +Electronic Data Sheets are used to describe CANopen or [[devicenet| DeviceNet]] devices.
 +The name EDS is used by others as well. Different formats for these files are in use. Nowadays XML is used as generic format. another question is what is inside. CANopen and others are using ISO-Standard 15745 which allows to describe more of the device functionality than older formats. The CiA standard for the old EDS format is CiA306, for the XML based CiA311. In XML the file extension is xdd for XML Device Description file. An [[xdd_example | short example]].
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 ==== How does a NMT master know the node state? ==== ==== How does a NMT master know the node state? ====

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