PC-PLC COM

You can establish PC-PLC communications via Ethernet or USB cable.

Ethernet

  1. Connect your PC to the controller using an Ethernet cable.

  2. Access the controller's Ethernet settings by opening UniApps.

  3. Check under Network> Ethernet to see the controller's IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway.
    Note that you can edit these values by touching a field to open the keypad.

    Ethernet UniApps

  4. In UniLogic, on the Solution Explorer, click PLC Communications>Panel. The settings here must match the controller's settings.

    Ethernet Panel IP Settings

  5. Click the PLC tab on the program ribbon, and then click Communication.

  6. Select Ethernet, and enter the controllers address; you may need to click the refresh icon in order to establish communications.

    Ethernet select download target

Click OK.

USB

  1. Directly connect your PC to the controller using a mini B USB cable.

  2. Click the PLC tab on the program ribbon, and then click Communication.

  3. Select USB; the network Discovery utility will begin to search for UniStream devices.

  4. Click the desired device to establish communications.

    PC-PLC Communication

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