It is highly recommended that students of this course first attend a maintenance and troubleshooting course, or be familiar with program and data files in the PLC. Students must also be comfortable working in a Windows environment.
Panelbuilder 32 with Windows XP (SP2)
This course is geared toward those who will be working with panelview terminals. During this course, students will learn to establish communication between a panelview and PLC, and practice real world examples of tracing I/O from the panelview terminal through the PLC program. Students who attend this class will also learn how to build screens, and navigate between them. Advanced objects such as bar graphs, gauges, and graphics will help them to build professional screens for the Operator Interface. Students will benefit from this course if they work with the PanelView 300, 300 Micro, 550, 600, or 1000 terminals.
Design and configure an application using the PanelView terminal and PLC
Establish communications between the PanelView terminal and the PLC
Trace I/O from PanelView terminal through the PLC
Create operator interface screens
Demonstrate understanding of screen operations
Demonstrate the ability to create and implement graphical elements
Demonstrate an understand of PanelBuilder32 software
Review of the PLC, communications, and RSLogix
Introduction to the screens and menus
Navigation between screens
Common PanelView objects (Pushbuttons, Lights, etc.)