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5. Adding the Remote PLC Consume Tag

Studio 5000 Produce Consume vs Message Block Communication • 1m 21s

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  • 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.

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  • 7. Adding the Local PLC Consume Tag

    Let’s create the PLC’s 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.

    The ...

  • 8. Configured Produce/Consume Tags Check

    In each PLC we configured a “Produce” tag and a “Consume” tag.

    The “Local PLC Produce” tag data will be consumed by the “Remote PLC Consume” tag. The “Remote PLC Produce” tag data will be consumed by the “Local PLC Consume” tag.

    You can always check for configured “Produce” tags by left-clicki...