Difference between Automation builder and codesys
hope you are fine,i'm just totally new with ABB System and i wanna know what is the differance or relation between automation builder software and codesys for AC500 plc.
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I fully agree with Flavio and also like to add the following:Automation builder is a development tool developed from ABB for the development of applications for the AC500 PLC family and also offers CP600 Panel programming tools, ACS880 drives programming tools and other. Is using Codesys for the AC500 SW developement. Codesys is a hardware independent automation software for developing (SW) controller applications. It is not related for example with ABB or Siemens or Schneider or ... Is independed and same for all. And this is powerfull since once you know the codesys environment you can easily move from one controller brand to another when it comes to SW development. Hope this helps, Bye!
Automation Builder is the suite where you can configure your ABB HW project with the IP adress if you have ETh application, type of slave device, type of HW reaction of the device inside your project.
When you have finished the configuration, you can start from Automation Builder Codesys for the definition of every type of your applicative SW, the string of the program that you need to download in your cpu.
Hope this help you