TechTalk - RSLogix 5 : Setting Up IO Card

TechTalk - RSLogix 5 : Setting Up IO Card

This is a quick step-by-step guide on how to setup an IO card on a PLC5 using RSLogix5.

Double Click on the “IO Configuration” which bring up the “I/O configuration – Chassis Table”.
Then click on the desired chassis where the new IO card is to be setup. For our example, lets double click on “Chassis_4”

Xybernetics Rockwell RSLogix 5 - Setting Up IO Card

Double click on the empty slot. For our example it would be slot 13.

Xybernetics Rockwell RSLogix 5 - Setting Up IO Card

It would bring up “Edit Module” pop up window.

Xybernetics Rockwell RSLogix 5 - Setting Up IO Card

Select your card and hit “Ok”. I will be adding a discrete card 1771-IBD.

Xybernetics Rockwell RSLogix 5 - Setting Up IO Card
Xybernetics Rockwell RSLogix 5 - Setting Up IO Card

To configure each IO channel, double click “Slot 13”, and you can modify each IO channel that is available on the IO card.

Xybernetics Rockwell RSLogix 5 - Setting Up IO Card

Note that the address of each IO is on the “Address” column. For example I:075/0.