OpenLNS CT, LonMaker

Network management tools for integrators and plant operators. Contains the OpenLNS Server and Microsoft Visio 2010.

Additional Product Information

OpenLNS includes an OpenLNS server which supports an unlimited number of networks with a maximum of 32,768 devices each with no limits on run time and no expiration.
For the installation of ISO/IEC 14908-1 Control Network Protocol compliant devices no commissioning fees or credits are charged.

For the installation a separate OpenLDV 4.0 compatible LonWorks network interface such as the Echelon U10 or U20 USB Network Interface, i.LON 600 LonWorks IP-852 Router, or SmartServer Controller is required. A network interface is not required for the network design itself.

OpenLNS CT Edition Comparison

The following table summarizes the differences between the OpenLNS CT Trial, Standard, and Professional Editions:

Features OpenLNS CT
Maximum number of networks 2 5 Unlimited
Maximum devices per network 5 32,385 32,385
Maximum continuous runtime 60 minutes Unlimited Unlimited
Expiration 60 days Unlimited Unlimited
Visio 2010 Edition included with bundled editions Visio Trial Visio Standard Visio Professional
Included updates and upgrades None One-Year* One-Year*

* Visio upgrades are not included. For a detailed summary of the differences between the Visio Versions click here.


  • Provides easy-to-use design, commissioning, and maintenance for LonWorks networks using a simple diagramming interface provided by Microsoft Visio 2010.
  • Supports multiple simultaneous users, applications, and plug-ins.
  • Provides easy integration with third-party tools and applications with OpenLNS and LNS plug-in support and with XML import and export.
  • Provides automatic connection-type selection to improve network reliability and reduce common errors when specifying connections.
  • No commissioning fees or credits are charged for the installation of LonWorks Devices
  • Data sheet