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MicroLogix 1400 & HMI Proface Communication Tutorial

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The Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1400 PLC is a small but excellent quality PLC that can solve any problem. It has built-in Analog Input/Output, RS232/485 and included Ethernet/IP Port.

Today will guide you to use a cheap but extremely high quality HMI, it’s very popular in the world, it’s HMI Proface GP4402WW, This HMI fully supports connection standards such as RS232/RS485 and of course Ethernet Port.

MicroLogix 1400 HMI Communication Setting

+ Ethernet Port is Channel 1 of PLC

+ With the default setting of the PLC, we “Don’t need to change anything, just care about the IP Address”

HMI Proface to PLC MicroLogix-1400 Configuration

We need to set the PLC’s IP address for the HMI and select Manufacturer as follows:

  • Manufacturer: Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • Series: Ethernet/IP
  • Port: Ethernet (TCP)

Video Tutorial


Software Reference

+ Proface GP Pro EX Software Download

If you have any questions to ask or have any problems in the process of connecting the HMI Proface to the MicroLogix 1400 PLC, please comment below the article, will answer you as soon as I read the comment.

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