In this article we will convert SLC-500 programs to ControlLogix using the RSLogix Project Migrator version 3.0.
Note: To get RSLogix Project Migrator version 3.0, search the below website for “RSLogix Project Migrator (it also comes with RSLogix/Studio 5000 v19 and up)”
UPDATE – November 2021 by SMT: Rockwell no longer makers the Translation Tool or Project Migrator available as a download, so if you don’t have either in your RSLogix/Studio 5000 installation files or discs, you can try the “new” feature in RSLogix500 v12 and RSLogix5 v10 which allows you to save your program as a Logix file by using the “save as type” menu option, and choosing “Logix Designer Files (*.ACD)” For more information see the free tech note below:
Step 1) When you install Studio 5000 the RSLogix Project Migrator is also installed, and the first step it to launch it:
NOTE: The new version of the utility that comes with Studio 5000 only supports versions 21 and up. To convert a SLC-500 program to RSLogix v20 or less, you can change the version on import as seen in Step 18, or use the older version of the utility which comes with RSLogix 5000 and can be seen in our blog article HERE.
Step 18) Once Logix loads it will ask you where to save the imported file.
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