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Instant PLC Programming with RSLogix 5000 by Austin Scott

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Configuring I/O modules (Simple)

In this recipe, we are going to configure an analog input card to monitor the open position of 4 valves (0 to 100 percent) based on their 4 to 20 ma signals.

Getting ready

In order to complete this exercise, you will need a Logix 5000-compatible rack, a PLC, and some compatible controller cards, or run RSLogix Emulate 5000.

How to do it...

  1. At the bottom of the Controller Organizer window, expand the I/O Configuration folder, right-click on the Backplane node, and select New Module... from the menu as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  2. Next, we will select the module that will be added to our rack. We will be adding a ...

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