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ASComm IoT Allen-Bradley Ethernet Driver Suite
ControlLogix, CompactLogix, Micro800, MicroLogix, SLC 500, PLC-5 Communication Drivers for .NET Core



Product Summary


ASComm IoT Allen-Bradley Ethernet Driver Suite is a communications library that enables your .NET Core and Universal Windows Platform applications to read and write registers on A-B PLCs without PLC program modifications, RSLinx or OPC.

ASComm IoT A-B Ethernet Driver Suite includes the following high-performance drivers

  • A-B ControlLogix, CompactLogix, FlexLogix, GuardLogix and Micro800 Series (Micro820 & Micro 850) via Ethernet
  • A-B PLC-5, SLC 500, and MicroLogix families via Ethernet

Use Visual Basic, C#, C++, and ASP.NET to create HMI, SCADA, data logging, and Industrial IoT applications targeting .NET Core, Universal Windows Platform, Windows Desktop, ASP .NET Core, service, and Linux.

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

Runtime-free for qualified applications




Catalog Information

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For developers who need to build non-commercial* deployable 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.


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For development teams that need to build non-commercial* 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.


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*Contact Automated Solutions to discuss your commercial licensing requirements.



Key Benefits


  • Does not require RSLinx, OPC or external drivers.
  • Non-commercial and Commercial licensing available
  • Runs on Windows 10 IoT Core devices like Raspberry Pi
  • Can be used to power your IoT edge devices
  • 100% managed code
  • .NET Standard 2.0 compatible
  • .NET Core 2.0 compatible
  • Visual Studio.NET 2017 Compatible
  • Multiple target platforms are supported, including .NET Core, Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Web, Windows Desktop, WPF, console, and service apps.
  • Extremely high performance - capable of sub 5 mSec transaction time
  • Highly optimized to minimize communications transactions
  • Provides common API across all driver classes
  • Abstract base classes allow you to write generic code that works with all drivers
  • Unsolicited message support
  • Supports block transfers of up full file capacity
  • Supports 1761-NET-ENI module
  • Supports ControlLogix family native tag names including UDTs
  • Read and write entire UDTs and PDTs, including arrays and nested UDTs
  • Supports 4K block transfers with ControlLogix 5580 and CompactLogix 5380
  • Synchronous and asynchronous read/write methods
  • Data change notifications
  • 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.
  • Immediate Internet delivery and online license activation
  • No runtime fees or keys for qualified applications

 


Compatibility


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Runtime Platforms

  • .NET Core 2.0 or higher
  • .NET Framework 4.6.1 or higher
  • Mono 5.4 or higher
  • Universal Windows Platform 10.0.16299 or higher
  • Xamarin.iOS (coming soon) 10.14 or higher
  • Xamarin.Mac (coming soon) 3.8 or higher
  • Xamarin.Android (coming soon) 8.0 or higher

Development Platforms

  • Visual Studio 2017

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 IoT Core
  • Linux
  • Android (coming soon)
  • iOS (coming soon)
  • Mac (coming soon)