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3. Example Project Configuration

Studio 5000 Produce Consume vs Message Block Communication • 6m 7s

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  • 4. Adding the Remote PLC Produce Tag

    We will add the Remote PLC2 “Produce Tag”. This tag will be consumed by the “Local PLC1”.

    On the “Edit Tags” tab, create the new tag. The tag will be named, “ME_to_REMOTE_DINT” and created as a “Double Integer” data type.

    Then right-click anywhere over the tag and select Edit “ME_to_REMOTE_DIN...

  • 5. Adding the Remote PLC Consume Tag

    Let’s create the PLC “Consume tag”. On the Edit Tags tab, create another new tag. The tag will be named, “REMOTE_to_ME_DINT” and created as a “Double Integer” data type.

    Right-click anywhere over the tag and select, Edit “REMOTE_to_ME_DINT” properties. Select “Consumed” as the data type.

    Now s...

  • 6. Adding the Local PLC Produce Tag

    Let’s add the “Produce” tag in the “Local PLC1” program.

    The produce tag will be named “ME_to_REMOTE_DINT”. Create the tag in the “Edit tags” section as a Double Integer data type.

    Then right-click anywhere over the tag and select Edit “ME_to_REMOTE_DINT” properties.

    Enter the Description and...