D3® 8000 I/O Configuration

A two-day course explaining the configuration and maintenance of the EthernetMPC2 Interface Card and 8000 I/O hardware.

Training type: Scheduled

Start date: Feb 29, 2024

End date: Mar 1, 2024

Duration: 2 days

Location: Aiken, SC, United States of America

Description: A two-day course explaining the configuration and maintenance of the EthernetMPC2 (Multi Protocol Controller) Interface Card and 8000 I/O hardware. Use software tools to build databases and perform 8000 I/O diagnostics from operator consoles and D3 utilities.

Objective: Learn how to interface 8000 I/O hardware to the D3® Distributed Control System.

Audience: Automation.

Pre-requisites: Completion of the D3® User or Operator class or a good working knowledge of PVN Console Display navigation and D3® Manager tools.

Registration information:


Aiken Training Center

139 Darlington Drive, Suite 200

Aiken, SC 29803


$1,515 USD/person

Course tuition includes all course materials and documentation. Course fees do not include travel, meals, accommodations, or other travel related expenses. As a courtesy, Valmet will provide lunch for one day a week during the classes at all of our training facilities.

Prices listed are valid for the period of time for which the schedule is in effect. Course tuition can be paid with a purchase order, check or credit card. Purchase orders and checks should be mailed to the following address, prior to the start of the course.

Valmet, Inc.

Educational Services

11425 Cronhill Drive

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Cancellations and Substitutions

Course registrations can be cancelled with a full refund up to 10 working days prior to the starting date of the course. Cancellations received within fewer than 10 working days before the scheduled start date of the course, will be subject to a late-cancellation fee of 25% or full tuition. A fee equivalent to the cost of the course, will be charged on cancellations on or after the scheduled start date or no-show. Valmet's Educational Services has the right to cancel courses two weeks prior to the start date that do not meet minimum enrollment standards.

Hotel Accommodations

Augusta Bushfield Airport is about a thirty-minute drive from Valmet’s Aiken Training Facility and Columbia Airport is about an hour away. Suggested hotels:

Hilton Garden Inn

350 Eastgate Drive

Aiken, SC 29803


Country Inn and Suites

3270 Whiskey Road

Aiken, SC 29803


Deadline for registration:

Tuition fee: $1,515 USD/person


  • Ethernet Network Architecture
  • WinCOD Configuration
  • EthernetMPC2 (Multi Protocol Controller) Card Setup
  • Ethernet Configuration Tool
  • Ethernet 8000 I/O Configuration Tool
  • Ethernet I/O Database and String Table
  • MODEL Point Definition
  • 8000 I/O EBIM Configuration
  • Loading the 8000 I/O Configuration
  • 8000 I/O Diagnostic Tools

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