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Learn More. You can browse the rest of the lessons below. The first thing we want to do is log in to the configure section of the gateway web page and scroll down to the OPC-UA server section and click on the devices link. Here on the devices page, we can set up any number of device connections that we want. We then need to click the create new device link and select the Legacy Allen-Brady CompactLogix driver.
After that, we can scroll down and hit next and configure a connection. I'm going to give my device a name of CompactLogix. The only other thing we need to do is in the hostname section, specify the IP address of the device.
My device's IP address is There is the concurrent requests setting which determines the number of simultaneous connections we open up to the PLC at any given time. I'm going to leave that at the default of two and then I'm going to go ahead and click the create new device button at the bottom. Once it is connected, it'll automatically browse the device and bring in any tags that it sees. You can help by commenting or suggesting your edit directly into the transcript. We'll review any changes before posting them.
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Once you've installed the software for your USB to Serial converter, and plugged that cable in, you'll need to find out what com port Windows has assigned to it. To do this, first open device manager:. Shawn Tierney Automation Instructor and Blogger. Enjoy the benefits of membership!
Communicating with CompactLogix L32E
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Watch the Video. The user-defined name for this Device. The Device Name must be alphanumeric. The Connection Path value is used to define the route to connect to the processor. The Connection Path format contains 4 numbers separated by commas.
Related Topics Connecting to MicroLogix. Ignition User Manual 7. Browse pages. A t tachments 1 Page History Glossary. Jira links. This driver is made for CompactLogix firmware version 20 and older.
Connecting to CompactLogix Watch the Video. General Name The user-defined name for this Device. Description The user-defined description for the device. This is only used as a note to differentiate between devices.
Connection Path The Connection Path value is used to define the route to connect to the processor. Concurrent Requests The number of requests that Ignition will try to send to the device at the same time. Increasing this number can sometimes help with your request throughput, however increasing this too much can overwhelm the device and hurt communications with the device.
No labels. Powered by Atlassian Confluence 6. The user-defined description for the device. The number of requests that Ignition will try to send to the device at the same time.Started by JonasBlake18 Jan Posted 18 Jan I'm having trouble communicating with a CompactLogix L32E processor.
There are a pair of photoeyes that are not functioning, and I believe they may be forced on in the program, but I can't get online with the PLC to check. I think the version I will actually need to use is I am using RSLinx Lite, which might be the problem. Looks like a lot of different issues you are having.
First it looks like the processor is version I just connected them both for the screenshot. In both cases, the "00, CompactLogix Processor" is non-responsive. I do know that the processor is version 17, but I am hoping I will be able to download the program using version I can't seem to get version 17 to install on my Windows 7 laptop.
I'm hoping that if I can get it to talk in Linx, then I can troubleshoot the version issue. I dont see an "X" where it matters.
How to connect to a CompactLogix using Serial
You have your cursor on the DF1 path that I was referring to and you should be able to connect through that path. You will need to do an firmware upgrade to the processor before you can download a rev 19 version of the project. Remember, updating the firmware will completely wipe out everything in the processor. Once you do that, AND if you can shut down the machine completely for a few minutes, you can look at updating the firmware if you want.
Excellent point Joe! You did mention downloading over the existing application anyway but if this is a working system, it is always best to upload and have the latest revision saved. You may think you have the latest revision, but good practice is to make sure. If this is a new PLC and you just want to dump your program into it and dont care about the existing program then a firmware change is ok.
Your local rep or a local integrator can help you upload the existing program if you cant get it on your PC. Also they might be helpful for your first firmware upgrade. When this occurs, typically there is no existing program.If you have one of Rockwell's CompactLogix processors, you find an orange USB port on the front of the unit as shown below:.
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