Sorting by Height with Micro820

Requirements

  • Allen-Bradley Edition or Ultimate Edition
  • Compatible Micro800 PLC with Ethernet connection
  • Connected Components Workbench

This sample provides a Connected Components Workbench project ready to download to the PLC and control the Sorting by Height (Basic) scene.

  1. Download the zip archive (top of this page), extract it and open the micro820-sort-height-basic.ccwsln project in Connected Components Workbench.

  2. Edit the project to match your controller's hardware. Click on Device > Change Controller... and choose the controller type you are using form the Controller Type drop-down list.

    change controller to match your hardware

  3. Select Device > Download to send the new program to the PLC.

    download program to the plc

  4. Start FACTORY I/O, press Ctrl + O, select Scenes on the left panel and open the Sorting by Height (Basic) scene.

    open scene

  5. Press F4 to open the Driver window. Select Allen-Bradley Micro800 from the driver drop-down list.

  6. Click on CONFIGURATION and insert the controller's IP address in the Host field.

    driver config

  7. Press Esc to return to the Driver Window. Now click on CONNECT to connect to the PLC.

    driver connected

  8. Finally, switch to Run mode.

    run