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Learning RSLogix 5000 Programming by Austin Scott

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Working with SoftLogix

In the following exercises, we will perform the following tasks:

  • Setting up our SoftLogix 5800 virtual rack and controller
  • Configuring our RSLinx driver and establishing communications to our SoftLogix controller
  • Building a new Logix Designer / RSLogix 5000 project that connects to the SoftLogix controller
  • Simulating I/O with the 1784-SIM modules

SoftLogix 5800 Chassis Monitor

In this exercise, we will configure a SoftLogix controller in the SoftLogix Chassis Monitor.

Note

SoftLogix 5800 is included in the annual release of the Rockwell Automation toolkit. It can also be found on the Rockwell website for approved customers and system integrators. The SoftLogix controllers need to be licensed in order to run, and Rockwell Activation ...

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