RSLinx™ is a complete communication server providing plant-floor device connectivity for a wide variety of Rockwell Software applications such as RSLogix™ 5/500/5000, RSView32, FactoryTalk® View Site Edition and FactoryTalk Transaction Manager. In addition, several open interfaces are provided for third-party HMI, data collection and analysis packages, and custom client-application software. RSLinx can support multiple software applications simultaneously, communicating to a variety of devices on many different networks.
RSLinx 2.x is now joined by RSLinx Enterprise, a new product within the RSLinx family that provides unparalleled connectivity to Logix™ processors. RSLinx Enterprise currently can support working as a data server for widely distributed FactoryTalk View Site Edition products, FactoryTalk Transaction Manager, FactoryTalk Historian, and FactoryTalk Metrics applications. FactoryTalk View Machine edition including PanelView™ Plus and Versaview hardward platforms; and FactoryTalk Site Edition.
Improve Your Communications
You can communicate from anywhere to anywhere using RSLinx. RSLinx 2.x provides a user-friendly graphical interface for navigating through your network. This includes routing over an office Ethernet network through a ControlLogix® Gateway to get to your control networks and devices on the plant floor. Select a device and click to access a variety of integrated configuration and monitoring tools. A complete set of communication drivers is provided for your networking needs, from legacy Allen-Bradley networks supported to the newer, more capable, ControlLogix Gateways. Communication hardware such as PCMCIA, serial port, or PC-based network cards are also supported.