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Instant PLC Programming with RSLogix 5000 by Austin Scott

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Downloading explained (Simple)

In this recipe, we will demonstrate how to download your application to a PLC in a step-by-step process.

Getting ready

To complete this recipe, you will need a PLC or RSLogix Emulate 5000 running.

How to do it...

  1. Before we can communicate with our PLC, we will need to set up the communications path in a separate program called RSLinx that is installed with RSLogix 5000. Open RSLinx and then, from the drop-down menu, navigate to Communications | Configure Drivers as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  2. The Configure Drivers window allows you to add Driver to the Configured Drivers list. In the Available Driver Types group ...

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