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  • 16. Timer Data Files

    The elements for the single timer that is configured by default include EN, TT, DN, BASE, PRE, and ACC.

    A timer is used to control the timing of a logic event.

    For a MicroLogix 1100, the Preset element can be set from 0 to 32767.

    Each timer requires three words of memory.

    The first word hol...

  • 17. Counter Data Files

    The counter structure is similar to that of the timer because it also has a preset and accumulator value, also called PRE and ACC.

    There are several bits that are set by the counter, including:

    CU for counting up,
    CD for counting down,
    DN to indicate that the counter has reached the preset val...

  • 18. Control Data Files

    Control files are used in conjunction with complex data functions, like FIFO Load, Sequencer, and Bit Shift Left.