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SLC5/04 serial port comms to micrologix 1100 ethernet port

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#1 claretwelly



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Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:23 PM

My company has just installed a new machine with Micrologix 1100 plc, the serial port is being used for the HMI, so therefore I would like to use the ethernet port to communicate with the SLC 5/04 of a nearby machine.

Is this possible?

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:44 PM

If the 5/04 serial port can be connected to a ethernet gateway device (Digi One IAP, or A/B 1761-NET-ENI) then the two PLCs can communicate with MSG instructions. Of course they need to be connected to an ethernet network and have compatible IP settings.

Edited by OkiePC, 08 June 2011 - 03:45 PM.

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