The PLC Menu

The PLC menu

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This menu provides support to Run and Stop the software on the Embedded Linux Board.

  1.  ldr.mnu.plcstop.pngStop PLC.
  2.  ldr.mnu.plcrun.pngRun PLC.
  3.  ldr.mnu.plcstate.gifPLC State.

ldr.mnu.plcstop.pngStop

This function terminate the RPiPLC software on the Raspberry Pi machine.
The script (/root/rpiplc/plcstp.sh) is used to Stop the program (rpiplc) on the Raspberry Pi board.

Only works if SSH is installed. Set up SSH.

Shortcut: Click on the Stop button in the toolbar.
Click on Stop in the PLC menu.

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You'll be asked to sign in only the first time you connect to the raspberry pi board.
This menu entry brings up a dialog box, which allows the user to set username, pasword en ip-address for the local machine en the embedded linux machine.

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  1. Local User Name: Not used this time.
  2. Local Password: Not used this time.
  3. Local IP-address: Not used this time.
  4. RPi User Name: Root login for the Raspberry Pi board.
  5. RPi Password: Password for the Raspberry Pi board.
  6. RPi IP-address: IP address for the Raspberry Pi board.

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ldr.mnu.plcrun.pngRun PLC

This function launch the RPIPLC software on the Raspberry Pi board. The script (/root/rpiplc/plcstrt.sh) is used to Launch the program (rpiplc).

Only works if SSH is installed. Set up SSH.

Shortcut: Click on the Run button in the toolbar.
Click on Run in the PLC menu.

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You'll be asked to sign in only the first time you connect to the raspberry pi board.
This menu entry brings up a dialog box, which allows the user to set username, pasword en ip-address for the local machine en the embedded linux machine.

ldr.hlp.dlg.setup.ssh.png

  1. Local User Name: Not used this time.
  2. Local Password: Not used this time.
  3. Local IP-address: Not used this time.
  4. RPi User Name: Root login for the Raspberry Pi board.
  5. RPi Password: Password for the Raspberry Pi board.
  6. RPi IP-address: IP address for the Raspberry Pi board.

RPiPLC is started.

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ldr.mnu.plcstate.gifPLC State.

Only works if SSH is installed. Set up SSH.

Shortcut: Click on the State button in the toolbar.
Click on State in the PLC menu.

ldr.hlp.plc.state1.png

You'll be asked to sign in only the first time you connect to the raspberry pi board.
This menu entry brings up a dialog box, which allows the user to enter username, pasword en ip-address for the local machine en the embedded linux machine.

ldr.hlp.dlg.setup.ssh.png

  1. Local User Name: Not used this time.
  2. Local Password: Not used this time.
  3. Local IP-address: Not used this time.
  4. RPi User Name: Root login for the Raspberry Pi board.
  5. RPi Password: Password for the Raspberry Pi board.
  6. RPi IP-address: IP address for the Raspberry Pi board.

Now the PLC state window will appear.

The Rasberry Pi is connected to 2 PCA9555 port expanders and 1 GNUBLIN ADC-Module.

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State of the inputs.

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State of the outputs.

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State of the analog inputs.

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