Allen-Bradley Serial ActiveX Control

For A-B ControlLogix Family, MicroLogix, SLC 500, & PLC-5 Serial DF1 Connectivity

Product Summary

Allen-Bradley Serial Df1 ActiveX Control provides high-performance connectivity to A-B ControlLogix, CompactLogix, GuardLogix, MicroLogix, SLC 500, & PLC-5 controllers via serial port.

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.


  Subscription Edition Standard Edition
Catalog Item ASABSERIAL-FD-S ASABSERIAL-FD
Price (USD) $649 $499
Tech Support 12 Months 30 Days
Updates Current version only, in final release status Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase Buy Now Buy Now
Offline Purchase Order Form or Call
Version View Revision History
Availability Immediate via Internet Download

Subscription Edition

Catalog Item: ASABSERIAL-FD-S
Price (USD): $649
Tech Support: 12 Months
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Buy Now
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: View Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Standard Edition

Catalog Item: ASABSERIAL-FD
Price (USD): $499
Tech Support: 30 Days
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Buy Now
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: View 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 ASABSERIAL-TEAM-2 ASABSERIAL-TEAM-3 ASABSERIAL-TEAM-4 ASABSERIAL-TEAM-5
Price (USD) $1038 $1427 $1816 $2205
Online Purchase Buy Now Call to Order Call to Order Call to Order
Offline Purchase Order Form or Call
Tech Support 12 Months
Updates Current version only, in final release status
Version View Revision History
Availability Immediate via Internet Download

Two Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSERIAL-TEAM-2
Price (USD): $1038
Tech Support: 12 Months
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Buy Now
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: View Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Three Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSERIAL-TEAM-3
Price (USD): $1427
Tech Support: 12 Months
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: View Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Four Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSERIAL-TEAM-4
Price (USD): $1816
Tech Support: 12 Months
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: View Revision History
Availability: Immediate via Internet Download


Five Developer Team

Catalog Item: ASABSERIAL-TEAM-5
Price (USD): $2205
Tech Support: 12 Months
Updates: Current version only, in final release status
Online Purchase: Call to Order
Offline Purchase: Order Form or Call
Version: View 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 native tag names including UDTs

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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 serial port (Channel 0)
  • PLC5 Family via serial port (Channel 0)
  • SLC5/03, SLC5/04, SLC5/05 via serial port (Channel 0)
  • MicroLogix 1000/1100/1200/1400/1500 via serial port (Channel 0)

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