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RSLinx is a complete communication server, providing plant-floor communications, including ControlNet networks. RSLinx supplies communications to Rockwell Automation software applications as well 3rd party HMI, data collection and analysis packages or custom client application software.

RSLinx is an OPC-compliant data server supporting the OPC Data Access 2.0 specifications. OPC is the standard for plant floor communications between data servers and client applications. RSLinx provides an OPC custom interface for C/C++ clients and an OPC Automation interface for VB/VBA clients. RSLinx also supports multiple DDE formats (AdvancedDDE, XL_Table, CF_Text) for clients such as Microsoft Excel. RSLinx supports the integration of ControlNet devices to supply chain and business decision software applications using products like RSSql™. RSLinx can support multiple software applications simultaneously communicating to devices on many different networks.

You can virtually communicate from anywhere to anywhere using RSLinx. The product provides a user-friendly graphical interface for navigating through your network hierarchy. This includes routing over the office Ethernet network through a ControlLogix® Gateway to get to your control networks and devices on the plant floor including ControlNet.

A complete set of communication drivers is provided for your networking needs including the ControlNet commections mentioned below:

  • 1784-KTCX (15) to ControlNet
  • 1784-PCC to ControlNet
  • 1784-PCIC(S) to ControlNet
  • RS-232 Serial (DF1) to 1770-KFC to ControlNet

Catalog Numbers:  
  • RSLinx Single Node 9355-WABSNENE 
  • RSLinx OEM 9355-WABOEMENE 
  • RSLinx Professional 9355-WABENE 
  • RSLinx Gateway 9355-WABGWENE 
  • RSLinx SDK 9355-WABCENE  

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An ODVA Declaration of Conformity has been issued for the product(s) described on this page.

This Declaration confirms that the product(s) passed conformance and related testing at an ODVA vendor-independent Test Service Provider.

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DOC Number: 10214 Year: 2005

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ControlNet Configuration
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