800xA Communication with AC 800 PEC
I Want to read the OPC signals in 800xA Controller( v5.1) from AC 800PEC application running with Control builder version 3.2/8.Where and what configurational changes I must do on each side to establish this communication. Is thereany application note or guidline available?I highly appreciate if anyone share his experience on similar requirement.
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AC 800PEC using the same OPC server as AC 800M for the connection to 800xA or another system : ABB AC 800M OPC Server.
But if AC 800PEC project was done out of the 800xA system you must use PLC Connect system extension to send/receive signals from/to 800xA.
In this case you must install ABB AC 800M OPC Server on 800xA Connectivity server (or Aspect+Connectivity) and follow PLC Generic Control Network configuration guide to establish connection. Use ABB AC800MC_OPCDAServer.3 as OPC server name.
New versions of ABB AC 800M OPC server must be able to establish communication with controllers programmed in elder versions of Control Builder.