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Running Java on a PLCnext Control

Running Java on a PLCnext Control To run Java on an PLCnext Control e.g. on the AXC F 2152, a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) must be available.  There are two possible options:  On the one hand you can install the whole JDK including the JRE for ARM 32-bit. This makes… Read More

Java RSC API ‒ Troubleshooting

Java RSC API ‒ Troubleshooting In this topic, frequently occurring issues with the former Java RSC API are addressed. Note: The Java RSC API will soon be replaced by a better solution. Therefore the support for this tool is already discontinued. If you decide to use the Java RSC API anyway… Read More

Java RSC API ‒ Getting started

Java RSC API ‒ Getting started The following steps describe the basic project setup for using the former Java RSC API. Note: The Java RSC API will soon be replaced by a better solution. Therefore the support for this tool is already discontinued. If you decide to use the… Read More

Java RSC API ‒ Overview

Java RSC API ‒ Overview Note: The Java RSC API will soon be replaced by a better solution. Therefore the support for this tool is already discontinued. If you decide to use the Java RSC API anyway you’ll be on your own. Overview The purpose of this… Read More

Simulink® with PLCnext Technology

Simulink® with PLCnext Technology Use Case If you already use Simulink® for modelling, you might be eager to run these models on a PLCnext Control, monitor the values online, modify block parameters, and even operate your models together with other programs created in IEC 61131‑3 or high-level languages like C++. Read More

System variables of the safety-related firmware

System variables of the safety-related firmware Available for RFC 4072S,  or AXC F 2152/AXC F 3152 with SPLC 1000 Information on the system variables of the safety-related PLCnext firmware features can be found in the user manuals for the RFC 4072S controller or the safety-related extension module AXC F XT SPLC 1000. See Hardware documentation for details and links to the user manuals. Read More

System variables – Axioline F

System variables – Axioline F Available for AXC F x152  Axioline F diagnostic status register Information on the operating state of the Axioline F local bus is stored in the diagnostic status register. A specific Axioline F local bus state is assigned to each bit in the diagnostic status… Read More

System variables – EtherNet/IP™ targets

System variables – EtherNet/IP™ targets Available for AXC F 2152 (from firmware release 2019.3), for AXC F 1152 and AXC F 3152 (all available firmware releases) A PLCnext controller can be operated as slave device in an EtherNet/IP™ (EIP) network, provided that this functionality is available. As of now, the controller can only be used as target, but not as I/O controller. Read More

System variables – INTERBUS master

System variables – INTERBUS master Available for AXC F x152 On INTERBUS master devices, three diagnostic registers map the diagnostic display to the control system: diagnostic status registers diagnostic parameter registers extended diagnostic parameter registers They inform the control system about the current state of the INTERBUS system. In the application… Read More

System variables

System variables System time Available for AXC F x152, RFC 4072S, and RFC 4072R Note: For RFC 4072R, see additional variables in System variables – Redundancy.  The RTC system variable is a system variable organized as a data structure. The RTC system variable can be used to retrieve information on the system time of the… Read More