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ASComm.NET
Allen-Bradley MicroLogix, SLC 500, & PLC-5 Ethernet Driver for .NET



Product Summary


ASComm.NET Allen-Bradley Legacy Ethernet Driver software provides high-performance connectivity to A-B MicroLogix, SLC 500, and PLC-5 controllers via Ethernet.

Use Visual Basic, C#, C++, and ASP.NET to create HMI, SCADA, data logging, and IIoT applications targeting Win Forms, WPF, Web, console, service, and Linux.

Allows your .NET application to read/write registers on MicroLogix, SLC500, and PLC5 without PLC program modifications.

Powerful pre-built example applications with VB and C# source code included in development package.

Runtime-free for qualified applications


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Catalog Information

For detailed information on each license option, choose the license type using the buttons below.


For developers who need to build deployable applications.

One development license is required for each development seat.

For multiple developers, consider Team Edition licensing.

Projects built 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.


  Subscription Edition Standard Edition
Catalog Item ASCOMM-AB.LEGACY.NET-FD-S ASCOMM-AB.LEGACY.NET-FD
Price (USD) $999 $899
Tech Support 12 Months 30 Days
Updates 12 Months Current Version Only
Online Purchase Buy Now Buy Now
Offline Purchase Order Form or Call
Version View Revision History
Availability Immediate via Internet Download


Key Benefits


  • Does not require RSLinx, OPC or external drivers.
  • Unsolicited message support
  • x86, x64, and Any CPU compatible
  • Broad .NET target support including Web, Windows, console, and service apps.
  • Can be configured programmatically or visually
  • Visually design entire communications setup without writing a single line of code
  • Supports block transfers of up full file capacity
  • Supports 1761-NET-ENI module
  • Extremely high performance - capable of sub 5 mSec transaction time
  • Highly optimized to minimize communications transactions
  • Tag database can be configured via code or visual designer
  • Abstract base classes allow you to write generic code that works with all drivers
  • Build Windows Forms and console applications that run on Linux with Mono framework.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous read/write methods
  • Data change notifications
  • Provides common API across all driver classes
  • No limit on number of devices or data points
  • Multi-threaded for high data throughput
  • Includes extensive help system
  • Example applications with VB and C# source code included.
  • Easily connect business systems to factory floor systems.
  • No shipping charges for online delivery.
  • Immediate Internet delivery and online license activation
  • No runtime fees or keys for qualified applications

 


Compatibility


Controller

  • PLC5 E-Series direct Ethernet connection
  • PLC5 enhanced processors with 1785-ENET (Ethernet Side Car)
  • SLC 5/05 direct Ethernet connection
  • PLC-5, SLC 500, and MicroLogix via 1761-NET-ENI
  • MicroLogix 1100 & 1400 direct Ethernet connection
  • ControlLogix Gateway to PLC5 and SLC5/04 via DH+
  • SoftLogix5

Software

  • Requires .NET framework 2.0 or higher
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio 2015
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Visual Studio 2012
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Visual Studio 2005

Operating System

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8.x
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008