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A presentation on

RSLogix 5000 and RSLogix 500

Jim Bonner
in association with
NetWorks National Extern

Installing and using RSLogix 5000
and RSLogix 500
Why Choose RSLogix 5000?


No need to point to physical memory addresses when writing code.

Use names to represent data variables.

RSLogix 5000 :

No access to memory addresses

RSLogix 500 :

Can access memory directly
Low-level language

Installing and using RSLogix 5000
and RSLogix 500
More advantages:
Used to program all five Rockwell Automation Logix
 ControlLogix
 CompactLogix
 FlexLogix
 SoftLogix5800
 DriveLogix.

Connecting hardware  Devicenet variable speed drives  Ethernet wireless control  PanelView control / monitoring of equipment  Peer to Peer connectivity .

Why Choose RSLogix 5000? State-of-the-art for most industries that are not locked into corporate “brand” PLC:  Fanuc for the many GE subsidiaries  TOYO for Toyota .

Why Choose RSLogix 5000? Additional advantage: Used to program all five Rockwell Automation Logix platforms: •FlexLogix •ControlLogix •SoftLogix5800 •CompactLogix •PowerFlex 700S DriveLogix .

ControlLogix .

CompactLogix .

is instead integrated into each Compact I/O module . which both contributes to system cost savings and reduces parts inventory  Its communication bus. typically found in the I/O rack. Compact I/O has a unique modular rackless design.

SLC 500 family .

5/01 processors      Simple and affordable processors with broad capabilities to address applications such as material handling. Each SLC 5/01 processor has a DH-485 port for programming and processor-to-processor communication initiated from the other node. Ethernet. . including intelligent I/O modules and including I/O modules available from third-party vendors (Encompass™ program). and SCADA applications.SLC 500 5/03 vs. assembly operations. HVAC control. or RS-232-C). SLC 5/03. DH+.. small process control. SLC 5/04 and SLC 5/05 processors have communication ports that can initiate communication (e. DH-485. Advanced instruction-set based on PLC-5 mid-size processors. Broad line of digital and analog I/O modules. SLC 5/02.g.

SLC 500 5/03 processors Customize your Processor  Add ControlNet  Add DeviceNet  Add Universal Remote I/O  Add BASIC programming capability .

SLC 500 5/03 processors Customize your Processor  Add ControlNet – 1771– 1746– 1793– 1794– 1797– 1747-SCNR15 scanner module .

SLC 500 5/03 processors Customize your Processor  Add DeviceNet – 1791D– 1793– 1794– 1792– 1747-SDN scanner module .

SLC 500 5/03 processors Customize your Processor  Add Universal Remote I/O – 1746– 1771– 1793– 1794– 1791– 1747-SN scanner module .

SLC 500 5/03 processors Customize your Processor  Add BASIC programming capability – DH-485 – RS-232 communication ports – 1746-BAS or 1746-BAS-T module .

S. making these products appropriate for almost any application  Over 100.000 customers trained in the U. making this product one of the most understood of its type . alone.Why Choose the SLC 500?  Controls hundreds of thousands of processes around the world — amusement park rides to pharmaceutical processing  15 15 M processors and 12 M. I/O modules installed worldwide  Used by over 75% of companies comprising the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)  Large choice of I/O available from Rockwell Automation and third party companies.

Devicenet Connection and Scanners .

1747-SDN Scanner .

Installation of RSLogix .

Installation of RSLinx .

Installation of EDS files .

Identifying main window components .

Configuring the Display .

Configuring the Controller .

Creating & Managing Project Files .

Organizing Tasks .

Program Routines .

Tags .

Management of Tag Descriptions .

Exporting & Importing Tags .

Online Editing Functionality  Modify while running  Fine-tune an operating control system including PID loops  Reduces development time  Aids troubleshooting .

Establishing Communications

Using RSLinx as a Service

DH 485

DF1: A communications interface
solution for Rockwell Automation

DF1 protocol is an Allen-Bradley data-link layer
protocol that combines features of subcategories
D1 and F1 of ANSI x3.28 specification.

Half-duplex protocol (master-slave

Full-duplex protocol (peer-to-peer

Formal Driver Type: Serial, Client or Server

PMO2 Cable

and 1761 devices:  For example:  NET DNI $14. controllogix.00 (2nd .PMO2 Cable Allen Bradley PLC Replacement Programming Cable for the Micrologix Series  Allen Bradley: 1761-CBL-PM02 source)  Supports RSLinx communications (DF1 or DH485) between SLC 500.

Devicenet .

use KwikLink specs. To determine maximum length allowed Return (V-) and shield should be grounded in accordance with DNet requirements. (reference DN-6.7.2) available on Rockwell website Proper grounding discussed in Knowlegebase record G21030. Thin.     . when mixing cables. and Flat (KwikLink) are 120 ohm impedance cables Apply the 'weakest link' theory when calculating distances allowed.Mixing Devicenet Cable Types  Mixing Media on a DeviceNet trunk line  Thick.

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Connectivity Ethernet  1761 NET ENI  ControlLogix  1761 NET DNI  CompactLogix CompactLogix  1761 NET AIC  SLC 500 ControlLogix .

Connectivity Internet  DeviceNET Bus  DH1 or DH485 Using: • R$Linx • 1761 Interface Devices • PM02 Cable(s) SoftLogix 5800 .

CAT 5 Cable .

CAT 5 Cable Stripe runs along the length of wire White/Green White/Blue .

Cable to Wireless 801.11 Wireless Laptop CAT5 Excel 1761NET ENI RSLinx PM02 PLC PM02 Provides realtime data updates DeviceNET NET DNI VSD 3-phase Motor .

Cable to VPN Computer located anywhere VPN CAT5 1761NET ENI Excel PM02 PLC PM02 DeviceNET NET DNI VSD 3-phase Motor RSLinx .

Net AIC control .

.1770-KFD Module A portable RS-232 communication interface  Provides a host computer access to a DeviceNet network.

1770-KFD Module .

DH 485 peer to peer connector .

DH 485 Pignose connector .

Ethernet Net ENI Control .


download. including DF1 Full-Duplex.RS-232 An RS-232 communication channel allows for simple connectivity to a personal computer for program upload. and monitoring using multiple protocols.  .

.1761 NET AIC  Peer-to-peer messaging capability allows you to network up to 32 controllers on DH-485 (using a 1761NET-AIC module).

 Advanced communications networks. . including DeviceNet and EtherNet/IP through the 1761-NET-DNI or 1761NET-ENI communication modules can be used for innovative connections. Devicenet Specs.ab. introduction http://www.htm l EtherNET Specs.html Serial (DH1) specs.ab.ab.html DH485 specs http://www.html .ab.

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Configuring RSlinx .

.41  1784-PCC driver enhanced to increase browsing performance. The node table object on the card now determines valid nodes instead of RSLinx browsing for them.Features Added to RSLinx 2.

This property exists only for ControlLogix items and will test an item to determine if it is boolean.D. .41  Support added for a new item property (I. is 5000).Features Added to RSLinx 2.

41  New DeviceNet error code added for better address parsing of parameter errors .Features Added to RSLinx 2.

05 compliancy.41 More support added for OPC 2.Features Added to RSLinx 2. Specific support includes:  Date and Currency  Returning errors when values out of range  Failing the AddItems when requested data type is invalid .

RSLinx V2.5 RSLinx Classic SDK now allows you to develop .NET OPC client applications using the . .NET OPC interface.

Uploading or Downloading Projects .

Going online .

Run program modes  Online programming  Offline programming  Test and troubleshooting .

Remote run switch .

Monitoring Status .

Controller status .

this self-contained. George Leinonen. For manufacturing engineers. ensuring good documentation. . and sequential function charts.Data files Robert Filer. Systematic steps lead readers away from using a trial-and-error method of programming in order to increase efficiency by reducing program writing time. ISBN 013025603X Written around Allen-Bradley's popular programmable controllers. Three techniques for writing PLC programs are covered: zone control. state-of-the-art reference teaches people in the industry how to write sophisticated programs—on the PLC they are most likely to encounter on the job. and the up-to-date ControlLogix processor. control engineers. and plant engineers. and aiding in troubleshooting. subroutines. It contains a wealth of structured programming examples. production engineers.

Configuring Function Block Display Options .

Function Block: Boolean Logic .

Function Block: Boolean Logic .

Function Block: Boolean Logic .

Function Block: Boolean Logic .

Function Block: Boolean Logic .

All RSLinx.Softlogix Control Softlogix 5800 provides virtual PLC control using a PC and RSLogix 5000. and Ethernet applications apply. . DeviceNET.

1761-NET-ENI EtherNet/IP Interface .

Net ENI  Network through any standard RJ45 Ethernet cable  100 Base-T Port with embedded LEDs allows connection to provide easyto-see link transmit / receive .

 Also offer an RS-485 6-pin Phoenix connection for multi-drop connections .1761 AIC  Allows linking of SLC 5/03 or 5/04 processors using DF1 Half-Duplex “master/slave” protocol  Accepts power via the 8-pin mini DIN from a Compactlogix or SLC 500 controller or an external power connection  Offers two isolated RS-232 connections – one 9-pin D-shell one 8-pin mini DIN – to protect connected devices that may be on different power sources.

Net DNI control .

1761 NET DNI  The interface links the controller to other devices on a DeviceNet network to: • download configuration data to a device. . • upload/download programs. • monitor operational status of a device. • communicate with peer devices.

PID Control .

.Summary  Using the 1761 series adapters designed for the Micrologix platform to connect the controllogix. compactlogix and SLC 500 controllers allows the ultimate in flexibility between Allen-Bradley components and industry standard Ethernet and Devicenet components. .Bibliography http:// http://epub1. documents/in/ &rdfreq=0&rwfreq=0&rlead=250&sufs=1&order=r&cq=&id =451eff0fb http://epub1.Bibliography http://www.rockwellautomation.1/texis/search/ 6.pdf#search=%22Installing%20and%20using%20RSLogix %205000%20and%20RSLogix%20500%22 http://literature.jpg .rockwell. pdf#xml=http://127.txt? query=Devicenet+connection+and+scanners&pr=literature.0.