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Project Description
Provides an easy way to communicate with PLC through Modbus protocol

Water tank demo

In the downloads tab you can find a clickonce installer to run this demo on your computer.
In this demo there are 6 tags namely:
  • Maximum level : Indicates whether the tank is full or not - Modbus address 00001 (bool);
  • Minimum level : Indicates whether the tank is empty or not - Modbus address 00002 (bool);
  • Inlet valve : The valve state (open/closed) - Modbus address 00003 (bool);
  • Outlet valve : The valve state (open/closed) - Modbus address 00004 (bool);
  • Water temperature : Indicates the water temperature - Modbus address 40001 (float);
  • Water level : Indicates the percentage of the tank capacity occupied - Modbus address 40003 (int16);

To test this demo, run it and set the appropriate PLC IP address. Press the connect button.
If you don't have a PLC to test with this demo, you can download the Modbus PLC Simulator. In this case leave the IP address as 127.0.0.1

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Last edited Sep 5, 2013 at 5:37 PM by Traquina, version 5