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Intertech Modicon PLC Programming with ProWORX Nxt Software

LENGTH Four days (32 hours) of professional PLC training
LOCATION At or near your facility, or at Intertech's offices in Corvallis, Oregon
AVAILABILITY See the online course schedule or call (800) 248-0988
TIMES 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or customized to fit your work schedule
TUITION Call Intertech for a quote
CREDITS Please contact us to verify continuing education credits for your state.
Industry-related / non-code and code-related credits (ID, MT, ND, NE, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY)
PREREQUISITES None
MATERIALS

Intertech Modicon Quantum Education Manual or
Intertech Modicon 984 Education Manual
Hands-on lab exercises relating to your facility's operations

HARDWARE

Modicon Quantum/984 Programmable Logic Controllers
Intertech Universal Simulator/Test Panel

   
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

ProWORX Nxt for Modicon software is a Windows 3.1/95/NT application program that allows the user to program, monitor, troubleshoot, and document Modicon programmable controller systems. If you were a previous user of a DOS based programming software package, then the effective use of ProWORX Nxt for Modicon software requires a basic understanding of Windows based software concepts.

This course provides an overview of the Windows fundamentals and identifies the differences in functionality to DOS based software programming packages. The features, functions, and capabilities of the software are explained in relationship to programming, documenting, and troubleshooting your Modicon programmable controllers.


COURSE OBJECTIVES
Understand the major functional components of ProWORX Nxt for Modicon software and how these components are integrated to form a programming and troubleshooting software system.
Learn where the software is loaded on the hard drive, and take precautions in working with these locations.
Create, edit, and modify the programmable controller's program, both online and offline.
Complete controller configuration for the processor, remote processor, distributed I/O, terminal I/O, and hot standby. (Quantum, TSX Quantum, Momentum, and 984 family of controllers.)
Understand the ProWORX Nxt database file structure, and learn to use the backup and restore database commands for compressing a copy of all files to a single ZIP database file.
Install the software on a computer and configure it to communicate with Modicon programmable controllers. (Modbus and Modbus Plus communications.)
Read and write existing control programs to and from the Modicon controller to a database file.
Edit programs using the network editor features: search, search-and-replace, and cut-and-paste, etc.
Explore the use of the data watch window for troubleshooting and monitoring program functionality.
Learn to use the built-in Help screens for programming and diagnostics.
Document programs, attaching mnemonic descriptors, wire tag numbers and locations, long comments, short comments, and maintenance notes to Modicon programs.
Attach directly to the programmable controller to monitor and perform online programming, documenting, and troubleshooting.

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