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RSLogix Emulate 500 and MicroLogix 1000 Emulator on Windows 10

How to use RSLogix Emulate 500 to emulate the AB Micrologix 1000 on Windows 10

How to use RSLogix Emulate 500 to emulate the AB Micrologix 1000 on Windows 10

Use RSLogix Emulate 500 to emulate the AB Micrologix 1000 on Windows 10. This article, 365evn guides you to use RS Emulate 500 and RSLinx Classic to emulate a project using RSLogix Micro Starter Lite 8.30. It is helpful when you learning and testing a project without a real AB MicroLogix processor.

Emulate MicroLogix with RSLogix Emulate 500 – What’s you need?

To emulate the Micrologix 1000 series (MicroLogix 1000/1100/1200/1400/1500) on RSLogix Emulate 500 we used:

Software:

  • RSLogix Micro Starter Lite 8.30
  • RSLinx Classic Lite
  • RS Emulate 500

Free download RSLogix Emulate 500, RSLogix Micro Starter Lite 8.30, RSLinx Classic Lite here.

The steps to Emulate microLogix use RS Emulate 500

Step 1: Create a project on RSLogix Micro Starter Lite

  • Open “RSLogix Micro Starter Lite 8.30” and create a new project.
  • Program and save it
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Create project RSlogix micro starter Lite 8.30

Step 2: Add “SCL 500 (DH485) Emulator Driver” to RSLinx Classic

  • Open “RSLinx Classic” software
  • Click “Communications” -> “Configure drivers…”
  • Select “SCL 500 (DH485) Emulator Driver” at the “Available driver types” box.
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Add SCL 500 dh485 emulator driver rslinx classic
  • Click “Add new” -> “OK”

Step 3: On RSLogix Emulate 500 software

  • Open “RS Emulate 500
  • Click “File” -> “Open… (Ctrl + O)”
  • Browse and select the project file (in step 1). Click “Open”
  • Enter the “Station #” -> “OK”
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Configure rslogix emulate 500

Step 4: Emulate Micrologix 1000/1100/1200/1400/1500

  • Back to “RSLogix Micro Starter lite”
  • Click “Comms” -> “System comms…”
  • Select the station we added in step 3 of “SCL 500 (DH485) Emulator Driver” -> click “Download” and download the project to the Micrologix virtual processor.
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Download project to micrologix emulator
  • Online and run the project. Now we can test the project with the Micrologix emulator.
  • For more detail, refer to the video below.

Emulate MicroLogix with RSLogix Emulate 500 on Windows 10

Emulate MicroLogix with RSLogix Emulate 500 on Windows 10
  • If you can not watch the video on Youtube, please watch it: Here
  • All guide videos about PLC HMI, VFD and Servo programming by 365evn (Video area): Link

Summary

Above, 365evn guides you to use RSlogix Emulate 500 and RSLinx Classic (SCL 500 (DH485 Emulator Driver) to emulate an AB Micrologix processor. It is helpful when you learning and testing a project without a real AB MicroLogix processor.

If you have any questions, comment below or discuss on our Facebook group: Link

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