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September 15, 2018, 07:16:19 AM
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bagnou


Hi!
I like comunicate real plc with roboguide or handling tool(with modbus tcp protocol).  I want simulate the oup signals. It's possible? Thanks in advance!

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September 24, 2018, 05:58:18 AM
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Yes its possible. Ive done it with real plc, simulator plc, on the same laptop, on 2 different laptops(one roboguide, one sim plc) over network, even controlling roboguide robot program from a hmi runtime. The interconnection setups are not for the faint of heart though but ill give u a hint...OPC.
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September 25, 2018, 09:48:35 PM
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Hi,.

I am new in the forum and this topic take my attention.

Please Sibrdave, could you explain a bit more about the setup configuration?
Did you use siemens plc or other?
Is there some documentation that you can share here?

Thanks in advance!
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October 08, 2018, 05:12:16 AM
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I dont know where any documentation is to point you towards, i just figured it all out myself. Yes i did it with a siemens plc simulated (but also with a logix5000) the setups are similar. Use kepware opc, its a free download but annoyingly has a runtime time limit. I dont currently have a tutorial but if u have enough time to spend and an aptitude, you can figure it out. I can help with questions if you get stuck along the way but you should see if you can get it working without a spoonfed walkthrough. Siemens plc sim, roboguide external device connection, and kepware.
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November 03, 2018, 12:03:46 AM
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Hi Sibrdave,

thanks for your hints.

I downloaded KepserverEx and i was able to command a siemens plc throught a client. I tried with profibus connection and also with wifii connection to 1200 CPU and it worked well.

I was a bit confused about the setup configuration with roboguide and kepserver.
What driver to chose? (in my test i used siemens tcp/ip ...for fanuc robot is the same?)
What "ID" to use? (i can guess the same that i set in roboguide workcell for the robot... Can i use every ip that i want or there is a specific ip to use for the simulation?)

Thanks in advance for the help!!
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November 05, 2018, 06:38:03 PM
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Use the opc da client driver in kepware then add the tags u want. I used generic tags of a 16bit datatype then remapped them on the plc and in roboguide. Once u have the driver running in kepware, it will become available in roboguide external devices with the anonymous host type. Once u have the opc conected in roboguide, add external io and you will find your opc tags in there to map to group inputs/outputs.
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November 09, 2018, 12:36:04 AM
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Hi Sibrdave,

thanks for your help and my apologize for questions. i am not so expert with roboguide and communication.

"I used generic tags of a 16bit datatype then remapped them on the plc and in roboguide." ...how i can map tags in roboguide?Do you mean for example, in menu->i/o->digital->config?
"it will become available in roboguide external devices with the anonymous host type"...what i have to set? How i can check if external device is available?

Thanks in advance.
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