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Old April 2nd, 2003, 01:04 PM   #1
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Micrologix to PV550?

Can a Micrologix 1200 link to a PanelView 550(Cat. 2711-K5A5)? If so what AB cable do I need? Thanks.
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Old April 2nd, 2003, 02:09 PM   #2
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Have you all ready got the PV550 or are you going to buy one ..
Then we might be able to tell you what cable you need.

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Just noticed you've put the cat no in try the prog lead you use for the micro logix that should work for a test any how..
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Old April 2nd, 2003, 02:20 PM   #3
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Sure, no problem. The 2711-K5A5 has a DB9P style RS-232 communication port that uses DH-485 protocol.

The MicroLogix 1200 has a Mini-DIN8 RS-232 communication port that can be configured for either DF1 or DH-485 protocols.

To connect the two directly together, use the purpose-built 2711-NC21 (5 meter) cable or 2711-NC22 (15 meter) cables.

In your MicroLogix 1200 program, configure the communication port for DH-485 protocol. You will then need to change your RSLinx communication driver from DF1 to "1747-PIC/AIC+".

This topic has been covered at length on this board and is pretty clear in the PanelView user manual, http://www.ab.com/manuals/eoi/pdf/2711-um014c-en-p.pdf . Page 12-22 illustrates using a 1761-NET-AIC for electrical isolation between the PanelView and the MicroLogix and to connect a programming terminal simultaneously, and Page 12-3 includes a cable chart that calls out the cables I listed above.

You might be tempted to use the 1761-CBL-PM02 cable that you use to connect to the MicroLogix 1200 for programming. Don't; not only does the cable require a null-modem adapter to match the PanelView (which tends to be unwieldy as a plug on the terminal) but also the Series B and C cables have pins 7/8 swapped for DF1 handshaking, which interferes with DH-485 protocol operation.

Given the option, I would load DF1 firmware into your terminal instead of DH-485 firmware, so that I didn't have to use the PIC driver (buggy under Win2K and XP). But you might want to keep things simple, here.
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And while you're at it, whack the PanelView guys upside the head for putting in such a screwy RS232 port. Sheesh.
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Old April 2nd, 2003, 02:37 PM   #5
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