CompactLogix

Can multiple Logix PLC's control the same Ethernet I/O?

A client recently asked me if multiple CompactLogix (or ControlLogix) processors could control the same Ethernet I/O.Since RSLogix5000 has supported Ethernet I/O, its been possible to setup two processors to control, or "own," the same remote rack of Ethernet I/O....
RSLinx USB Driver - RSWho finds L24

Plug and Play with Allen-Bradley Devices

Plug and Play comes to the world of Allen-Bradley Industrial Automation. With a fairly recent copy of the free RSLinx Classic Lite, and A-B devices with USB ports, you simply plug the A-B USB product into your PC using a standard USB...
RSL5K Controller Properties with Nonvolatile Memory Tab Circled

How to test the loading of Non-Volatile memory in your CompactLogix or ControlLogix

Similar to other Allen-Bradley PLC's, the CompactLogix and ControlLogix Controllers give you three options for loading the Controller's memory "image" from non-volatile memory (CompactFlash, SD, etc.) These "load modes" are "User Initiated," "On Power Up," and "On Corrupt Memory." Below I'll walk...
Logix DateTime Off By Hours

Why your CompactLogix or ControlLogix Real Time Clock (DateTime) may be a few hours...

A client recently called frustrated that the real time clock in his CompactLogix processor was always off by 4 hours. While I had heard this complaint in the past, since I hadn't run into it myself I needed to do a little research to understand what this client...

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