Time Conversion Processors

Time Conversion Processors are installed with the UA Office Link Application. The processors convert between POSIX timestamps, UTC and local time.

Add to Task

Add a time conversion processor to a task by dragging it from the “Build” panel onto the task’s “Task Builder” panel.



Select the processor item in the “Task Builder” panel to view it’s properties.


You can change the following properties:

  • Topic
    The title of the time conversion processor as it appears within the task builder.

Press the “Apply” button to commit your changes.


The following example shows a task that transfers data from OPC UA to an ODBC database. Tag values that need to be converted are connected to the processor. The incoming date/time value will be converted to local time before storing the data into the database.