sudah saya coba petunjuk dari link web di bawah dan bisa dipakai … (saya copy paste juga contentnya)
jadi untuk coba-coba (simulasi) aplikasi HMI RS View ME / FT View ME bisa pakai RSEmulate5000, RSLogix5000 & RSLinx.
saya jalankan FTView Studio dulu, kemudian RSEmulate5k disusul RSLogix5K.
Kemudian saya online & download RSLogix5K ke RSEmulate5K.
Di FTView Studio, saya cek communication. kalau sudah muncul Processor Emulatornya, saya tutup FTView Studio. Lalu saya panggil FTView ME Station. Baru load file MER dan Run aplikasi.
Pernah kejadian setelah saya restart komputer langsung saya buka FTView ME Station tanpa membuka FTView Studio, tidak bisa jalan. (entah kenapa, blum cari tahu lebih detail).
Selain itu setelah tutup aplikasi FTView Station, tidak bisa dipakai lagi. harus restart komputer.(entah kenapa, blum cari tahu lebih detail juga).
silahkan share apabila ada pengalaman lain.
Posted 03 December 2010 – 03:42 PM
I am way too new for rockwell and I am trying to figure out how to test the HMI in RSView Studio in the RSEmulate 5000 for last few days. I haven’t been able to figure out how to do that. Please reply if you can help me with instructions/links..
Better late than never, eh?
There is an okay set of instructions in the RSLogix Emulate5000 Help Section under RSLogix Emulate 5000 Help>How to…>About connecting the emulator to FactoryTalk View ME or FactoryTalk View SE
I’ve only done this running off my work laptop, which was not connected to any type of network at the time (i.e. in the car/plane simulating a running Logix processor to test my HMI screens).
Obviously to make this work you need RSLinx, RSLogix5000, RSEmulate5000, and RSView Studio and RSView Studio ME Station installed.
Okay, now for the meat and potatos:
Start up RSEmulate and mount a virtual processor in whichever slot your program is using. If i remember correctly, right-click on the slot you would like and choose “add module” or something, i can’t remember. figure it out, thats the easy part.
Next, start up RSLogix, open your program and go to your processor in the I/O tree. Double click on it to bring up your Controller Properties window. Click the “Change Controller:” button. Chose the (for me, 3rd from the bottom) “Emulator RSLogix Emulate 5000 Controller” option. Click okay until you get back to logix.
Next we need to map our virtual driver…Fire up RSLinx and go to Communications>Configure Drivers. Under “Available Driver Types” choose “Virtual Backplane (SoftLogix58xx, USB)” and click the “Add New…” button. If it doesn’t automatically start, be sure to hit the “Start” button in the “Configure Drivers” window.
Now we should be able to see our running “PLC” (RSEmulate5000) running through Linx. Go to Communications>RSWho in RSLinx. You should have a new driver available. Unless you changed the name from the default, it should be “AB_VBP-1, 1789-A17 Virtual Chassis” (or something very similar). Drill down and you should be able to see the RSLinx driver running in slot 0 or 1 and your processor in whichever slot you put it previously.
If you see this you’re good so far. If not, try something else, maybe that will work. Whatever makes sense. Or go cry in the corner. Whatever makes you feel better. anyway
Now we are going to go online with our virtual PLC.
Go back to RSLogix and proceed to go online as normal, except now we are going to select our AB_VBP-1 driver (or rather, the processor associated with the virtual backplane) which we just created. You should be able to download to the emulator’s processor just as a normal PLC.
Once you have successfully downloaded and are in (Remote, probably) Run mode, we will now move to RSView Studio.
Go to your tree on the left-hand side at the bottom. Select “RSLinx Enterprise” and then double-click on “Communications Setup”.
In RSView, you have a shortcut(s) which look to running PLCs for their data. The shortcut defines where the PLC is located on the network, eh?
Taking for granted you only have one PLC to deal with we will remap the path in the “Design (Local)” and “Runtime (Target)” tabs to the virtual backplane processor which we have just created (with multiple PLC shortcuts, it will still work, just not all at once, unless (maybe) you run multiple versions of RSEmulate, haven’t tried that one).
IF YOU CAN SEE THE VIRTUAL BACKPLANE’S PROCESSOR IN RSLINX AND NOT IN RSVIEW, RIGHT-CLICK ON THE “AB_VBP-1” DRIVER IN RSVIEW AND CLICK “Start Browsing”.
Once you have your virtual backplane’s processor selected, I hit “Copy Designtime to Runtime”…not sure if you have to or if it just makes me feel better.
DON’T FORGET TO VERIFY YOUR NEW SHORTCUT by clicking “Verify” in the lower right hand corner. Then hit “OK” in the lower-right hand corner.
Then you should be money.
Since you’re already online with your VPLC in RSLogix, click either the running man or just the play button in RSView to see if everything worked right! If so, congratulations, you can spend all your time at home programming your HMI screens and you will wither away a pale, lifeless controls engineer somewhere deep in your basement. But man, you will have some sweeeeet HMI screens.
If not, step back and think for a little bit (as is always with PLCs) and think of anywhere you could have gone astray.
If you still can’t figure it out, i’m sure we will hear about it.