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SCADA System Selection Guide

SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs

Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs

SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs
SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs
SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs
SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs
SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs
SCADA System Selection Guide Flexible Solutions for Your Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Needs

Important User Information

Read this document and the documents listed in the additional resources section about installation, configuration, and operation of this equipment before you install, configure, operate, or maintain this product. Users are required to familiarize themselves with installation and wiring instructions in addition to requirements of all applicable codes, laws, and standards.

Activities including installation, adjustments, putting into service, use, assembly, disassembly, and maintenance are required to be carried out by suitably trained personnel in accordance with applicable code of practice.

If this equipment is used in a manner not specified by the manufacturer, the protection provided by the equipment may be impaired.

In no event will Rockwell Automation, Inc. be responsible or liable for indirect or consequential damages resulting from the use or application of this equipment.

The examples and diagrams in this manual are included solely for illustrative purposes. Because of the many variables and requirements associated with any particular installation, Rockwell Automation, Inc. cannot assume responsibility or liability for actual use based on the examples and diagrams.

No patent liability is assumed by Rockwell Automation, Inc. with respect to use of information, circuits, equipment, or software described in this manual.

Reproduction of the contents of this manual, in whole or in part, without written permission of Rockwell Automation, Inc., is prohibited.

Throughout this manual, when necessary, we use notes to make you aware of safety considerations.

  • WARNING: Identifies information about practices or circumstances that can cause an explosion in a hazardous environment, which may lead to personal injury or death, property damage, or economic loss.

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IMPORTANT

Identifies information that is critical for successful application and understanding of the product.

Labels may also be on or inside the equipment to provide specific precautions.

  • SHOCK HAZARD: Labels may be on or inside the equipment, for example, a drive or motor, to alert people that dangerous voltage may be present.

  • BURN HAZARD: Labels may be on or inside the equipment, for example, a drive or motor, to alert people that surfaces may
    reach dangerous temperatures.

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potential Arc Flash. Arc Flash will cause severe injury or death. Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Follow ALL Regulatory requirements for safe work practices and for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Summary of Changes

This manual contains new and updated information. Changes throughout this revision are marked by change bars, as shown to the right of this paragraph.

New and Updated Information

This table contains the changes made to this revision.

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Notes:

To download or view a .doc file version of this procurement specification, please visit: www.rockwellautomation.com/industries/procurement-specifications.

Table of Contents

Summary of Changes Table of Contents Preface

Your SCADA System Solutions

Choosing a Telemetry Network

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Table of Contents

Preface

How to Use This Document

Use this document as a guide for choosing SCADA system components. This book assumes that you have a thorough understanding of the:

control-system requirements of the application.

locations of the sites that you will be controlling.

Table 1 Document Usage

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Unfamiliar with SCADA or are choosing an Allen-Bradley SCADA system for the first time

Follow sections in a sequential order, using the selection worksheet on page 20 as a reference

Familiar with Allen-Bradley products and want to see available master and remote stations

See Chapter 4 and Chapter 5

Interested in third-party products

See Appendix A

Unfamiliar with terminology

See the Glossary

Additional Resources

These documents contain additional information concerning related Allen- Bradley products.

Resource

Description

Micro800 Programmable Controllers Family Selection Guide, publication 2080-

Provides information on selecting a Micro800 programmable controller.

Micro810 Programmable Controllers User Manual, publication 2080-UM001

Provides information on how to install and use your Micro810 controller.

Micro830 Programmable Controllers User Manual, publication 2080-UM002

Provides information on how to install and use your Micro830 controller.

MicroLogix 1100 Programmable

Provides an overview of the MicroLogix

Controllers User Manual, publication 1763-

  • 1100 programmable controller and gives

installation and wiring guidelines.

MicroLogix 1400 Programmable

Provides an overview of the MicroLogix

Controllers User Manual, publication 1766-

  • 1400 programmable controller and gives

installation and wiring guidelines.

MicroLogix 1100 Programmable Controllers Instruction Set Reference Manual, publication 1763-RM001

Provides an overview of the file types used by the controllers, provides the instruction set for the controllers, and contains application examples to show the instruction set in use.

MicroLogix 1400 Programmable Controllers Instruction Set Reference Manual, publication 1766-RM001

Provides an overview of the file types used by the controllers, provides the instruction set for the controllers, and contains application examples to show the instruction set in use.

MicroLogix Programmable Controllers Family Selection Guide, publication 1761-

Provides information on selecting a MicroLogix programmable controller.

CompactLogix Selection Guide, publication

Provides information on how to select your

CompactLogix components.

Preface

Resource

Description

Provides information on the ControlLogix controller including its features.

Logix5000 Controllers Common

Provides links to other ControlLogix

Procedures Manual, publication 1756-

information.

ControlLogix Selection Guide, publication

Provides information on how to select your

ControlLogix controller.

You can view or download publications at http://www.rockwellautomation.com/ literature/. To order paper copies of technical documentation, contact your local Allen-Bradley distributor or Rockwell Automation sales representative.

Chapter 1

What Is SCADA?

Your SCADA System Solutions

SCADA is an acronym for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Use this book as a guide for choosing SCADA system components. If you are already familiar with SCADA, go to page 18.

SCADA systems let you monitor and control various remote functions and processes by using modem communication links between master and remote locations.

Figure 1 - SCADA System Overview

or Etherne Etherne SLC 5/05 ControlLogi Master Station PanelView MicroLogix SLC Modem Modem Modem Remote Station
or
Etherne
Etherne
SLC 5/05
ControlLogi
Master Station
PanelView
MicroLogix
SLC
Modem
Modem
Modem
Remote Station
Remote Station
Gas Metering Station
Pump Station
MicroLogix
Clarifying