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RSLogix5000 PLC Program Backup procedure

RSLogix5000 PLC Program Backup procedure

The below steps gives us the basic backup procedure required to take backup from the RS Logix 5000 PLC software.

RSLogix 5000 PLC projects are stored in a file format with the extension: *.ACD

The ACD file encompasses the entire RSLogix 5000 project and is the only file you will need to retrieve.

RSLogix5000 PLC Program Backup procedure

However, it is important to insure you retrieve the program that is currently running in the PLC.

The procedure for retrieving a PLC program differs depending on weather you have an existing copy of the PLC program on your computer or now.

If Your Computer Has the *.ACD Project For the Controller:

STEP 1 – OPEN THE RSLOGIX 5000 PROJECT FOR THE CONTROLLER

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STEP 2- OPEN “WHO ACTIVE”

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TO DEFINE A PATH TO THE CONTROLLER

RSLogix5000 PLC Path

STEP 3 – SELECT THE CONTROLLER

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STEP 4 – GO ONLINE WITH THE SELECTED CONTROLLER

RSLogix5000 PLC Program

PLC Go Online

STEP 5 – IF THE SELECTED CONTROLLER HAS A NEWER VERSION OF THE RSLOGIX 5000 PROJECT YOU WILL BE PROMPTED, BE SURE TO SELECT THE UPLOAD OPTION

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STEP 6 – SAVE THE CURRENT RUNNING PLC PROGRAM TO A NEW LOCATION AND ADD TODAYS DATE TO THE FILE NAME

PLC program save

PLC Program Upload

IF YOUR COMPUTER DOES NOT HAVE THE *.ACD PROJECT FOR THE CONTROLLER

STEP 1- OPEN “WHO ACTIVE”PLC Button symbol

TO DEFINE A PATH TO THE CONTROLLER

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STEP 2 – SELECT THE CONTROLLER

RSLogix5000 PLC Program Backup
STEP 3 – CLICK UPLOAD FROM “WHO ACTIVE

RSLogix5000 PLC Program Backup Upload

STEP 4 – CLICK “SELECT FILE…” TO CREATE THE PROJECT FILE ON YOUR COMPUTER. SAVE THE CURRENT RUNNING PLC PROGRAM TO A NEW LOCATION AND ADD TODAYS DATE TO THE FILE NAME

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Be sure to keep track of where you stored the RSLogix 5000 project *.ACD file

Also Read : Normally-Closed Contacts for Stop Buttons

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