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Setting up LOGO!

Requirements

  • Siemens Edition or Ultimate Edition
  • Siemens LOGO! PLC (0BA7 or 0BA8)
  • LOGO!Soft Comfort

Sample Project

Pick & Place with LOGO!

This tutorial gives you step-by-step instructions on how to use a Siemens LOGO! PLC to control FACTORY I/O.

Setting up communication between PC and PLC

  1. Connect the PLC to the network.

  2. Create a new diagram in LOGO!Soft Comfort.

    new diagram

  3. In the LOGO! settings dialog change the Hardware type to match your PLC. Note that only 0BA7 and 0BA8 are supported.

    set hardware type

  4. Now move to the Online settings tab. Press the refresh button to get a list of accessible LOGO! devices.

    search device

  5. Select the desired device and press Connect.

    connect to device

  6. You can now assign a different IP address to the PLC if necessary. Press OK to exit the settings.

    assign ip address

  7. Open the Ethernet connections configuration. It can be found under the Tools menu.

    open ethernet connections config

  8. Fill in the IP Address, Subnet, and Gateway fields. Right-click on Ethernet Connections and press Add server connection.

    create ethernet connection

  9. Double-click on the newly created connection.

    select connection

  10. Edit the connection as shown in the figure: Check both Connect with an Operator Panel and Accept all connection requests. Set the Remote Properties TSAP value to 02.00.

    edit connection

  11. Finally, transfer the new configuration to the PLC. Select Tools > Transfer > PC -> LOGO!.

    download configuration

Connecting FACTORY I/O to the PLC

  1. In FACTORY I/O click on FILE > Driver Configuration to open the Driver Window.

    open driver window

  2. Select Siemens LOGO! on the driver drop-down list.

    select logo driver

  3. Open the driver Configuration Panel by clicking on CONFIGURATION.

  4. Insert the PLC's IP address into the Host field.

    driver host

  5. Press Esc to return to the main driver window. Now click on CONNECT to connect to the PLC. A successful connection is indicated by a green icon next to the selected driver, as well as next to the driver name displayed on the status bar.

    driver connected