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Today we are far removed from this, PLC’s are the main part of control systems worldwide. They integrate with field devices, perform motion control functions and can either be used for stand-alone single machine functions or part of a larger distributed control system within a facility. Modern PLC’s are extremely robust and versatile, all the major brands invest heavily in continued development of their range’s, adding more functionality, speed and processing power, together with add-ons such as expanded I/O and control module options.
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What are you trying to do with the PLC? Is it to just cycle through a set routine i.e. move a motor until a switch is triggered then do something else or are you using it to control the motors i.e. steppers...
Hi, it can also be downloaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ngvw0oh5jm0jnb/RS_Logic_Module.zip?dl=0
Found in a duplicate post on the topic: https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/rs_pro-logic-module-software-cannot-be-downloaded
That's a dead link unfortunately.
This software is also available from: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ngvw0oh5jm0jnb/RS_Logic_Module.zip?dl=0
please share the wiring diagram
I have shown over a few articles how to install and use the Phoenix Contact 2153 starter kit. But not how to install and license the Software needed for IEC61131-3 programming, well now I do.
This is part three of three videos, now we will configure Node-Red on a Raspberry PI 3B+ with OPC UA modules leveraging Secure and Encrypted communications to the PLCnext 2152.
This video will cover how to configure the parameters and mapping to physical IO prior to use with OPCUA and confirm remote availability using PCWorx Engineer, the design tool from Phoenix Contact.
Before you can really get started with the PLCnext starter kit or even just the AXC F 2152, there are a few things that need to be initialized or updated, like updating the firmware from 1.0.0 to 188.8.131.52 and setting the Time Zone, Date and Time.
A three-part post to show how to get up and running with Open Platform Communications, Unified Architecture (OPC UA ). This is Part 1: Setting up the Environment.