Allen-Bradley ActiveX Control Suite

ControlLogix Family, MicroLogix, SLC 500, & PLC-5 Ethernet and Serial Port Drivers

Product Summary

This product was moved to Final Release status on Jan 1, 2014. Software maintenance was discontinued at that time.
We do not recommend this product for new projects and are primarily offering it to developers who need to maintain legacy projects.
For new projects, we recommend using ASComm.NET or ASComm IoT.

Allen-Bradley Suite includes two of our popular Allen-Bradley ActiveX Controls in a discounted package:

Allen-Bradley Suite provides high-performance connectivity to A-B ControlLogix, CompactLogix, GuardLogix, MicroLogix, SLC 500, PLC-5, and PLC-2 via Ethernet and Serial DF1 networks.

Use VB6, Visual C++ 6.0, VBA, VB.NET, or C#.NET to create HMI/SCADA applications with our easy to use ActiveX Controls.

Allows your application to read & write tags/registers on Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, CompactLogix, GuardLogix, MicroLogix, SLC 500, & PLC-5 controllers without PLC program modifications.

Powerful pre-built example applications with VB6 source code included in development package.

Runtime-free for qualified applications

Catalog Information

Select Full Development License or Team Edition License type using the navigation buttons below for additional information.

For developers who need to build deployable, non-commercial applications.

One development license is required for each development seat.

For multiple developers, consider Team Edition licensing.

Projects built with a Full Development license generate an embedded runtime license which is embedded into your executable assembly.

The embedded runtime license system eliminates the need for license activation steps on runtime PCs.


  Standard Edition
Catalog Item ASABSUITE-FD
Price (USD) $899
Tech Support 30 days, limited
Updates Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase Buy Now
Offline Purchase Order Form or Call
Version ASABTCP Revision History  |  ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability Immediate via Internet Download

Standard Edition

Catalog Item: ASABSUITE-FD
Price (USD): $899
Tech Support: 30 days, limited
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Buy Now
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: ASABTCP Revision History

ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download

For development teams that need to build deployable applications.

Team Edition offers discounted Full Development licenses for development teams starting at two seats.

Team Edition accounts are managed by a single account administrator.

Projects built with a Team Edition license generate an embedded runtime license which is embedded into your executable assembly.

The embedded runtime license system eliminates the need for license activation steps on runtime PCs.


  Two Developer Team Three Developer Team Four Developer Team Five Developer Team
Catalog Item ASABSUITE-TEAM-2 ASABSUITE-TEAM-3 ASABSUITE-TEAM-4 ASABSUITE-TEAM-5
Price (USD) $1758 $2417 $3076 $3735
Online Purchase Call to Order Call to Order Call to Order Call to Order
Offline Purchase Order Form or Call
Tech Support 30 days, limited
Updates Current version only, in final release status
Version ASABTCP Revision History  |   ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability Immediate via Internet Download

Two Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSUITE-TEAM-2
Price (USD): $1758
Tech Support: 30 days, limited
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: ASABTCP Revision History

ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Three Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSUITE-TEAM-3
Price (USD): $2417
Tech Support: 30 days, limited
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: ASABTCP Revision History

ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Four Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSUITE-TEAM-4
Price (USD): $3076
Tech Support: 30 days, limited
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: ASABTCP Revision History

ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Five Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSUITE-TEAM-5
Price (USD): $3735
Tech Support: 30 days, limited
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: ASABTCP Revision History

ASABSERIAL Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download

Key Benefits

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Does not require RSLinx or 3rd party drivers

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Extremely fast, optimal transaction time 5~10 mSec

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Supports unsolicited messaging via MSG instruction

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Supports ControlLogix Gateway to DH+

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Supports 1761-NET-ENI module

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Supports ControlLogix native tag names including UDTs

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Supports block transfers of up to 1000 words per transaction for PLC5 and SoftLogix5

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Supports block transfers of up to 250 words per transaction for ControlLogix

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Supports block transfers of up to 120 words per transaction for SLC500

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Synchronous and asynchronous read/write methods

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No limit on number of devices or data points

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Multi-threaded for high data throughput

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Includes extensive help system

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Example applications with VB6 source code included

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Easily connect business systems to factory floor systems

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No shipping charges for online delivery

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Immediate Internet delivery and online license activation

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No runtime fees or keys for qualified applications, see License Agreement

Compatibility

Controller

  • ControlLogix, CompactLogix, & GuardLogix via Ethernet port
  • MicroLogix 1100/1400 via Ethernet port
  • PLC5 'E' Series via Ethernet port
  • SLC5/05 via Ethernet port
  • PLC5 Enhanced Processors with 1785-ENET module
  • SoftLogix5
  • SLC5/03, SLC5/04 via 1761-NET-ENI module
  • PLC5 via 1761-NET-ENI module
  • MicroLogix 1000/1100/1200/1400/1500 via 1761-NET-ENI module
  • PLC5 via ControlLogix Gateway to DH+
  • SLC5/04 via ControlLogix Gateway to DH+
  • ControlLogix via ControlLogix Gateway to DH+
  • ControlLogix, CompactLogix, & GuardLogix via Channel 0
  • MicroLogix via Channel0
  • SLC5/05, SLC5/04, SLC5/03 via Channel 0
  • PLC-5 via Channel 0
  • PLC5 & SLC5/04 via 1784-U2DHP

Software

  • VB6
  • Visual C++ 6.0
  • VBA (32-bit Office Apps only)
  • Visual Studio 2013 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2012 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2010 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2008 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)
  • Visual Studio 2005 (Windows Forms apps only, native .NET driver recommended)

Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8.x
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008