Encore Systems

Encore Systems - Control Technology Workbench - Automation Programming Suite


CTI designs and manufactures advanced control, communications and I/O products for process control. The 2500 Series® PLC system is a compatible replacement for the former Simatic® 505 PLC system, and includes state-of-the-art enhancements in functionality and performance. Products in the family include controllers, power supplies, bases, remote base controllers, analog and digital I/O, Ethernet TCP/IP, Modbus, DeviceNet networking modules and specialty I/O modules. CTI 2500 Series® products are installed in the plants of major industrial companies throughout the world. They are continuing a heavy development investment in this system, with plans for enhancements in the instruction set, programming tools, network connectivity, and I/O system. A micro-PLC family based on the same technology, and a line of compatible networked I/O are included in our long-term product road-map.

Control Technology Inc.

CTI Workbench Integrated Development Environment for IEC-61131 The CTI Workbench Integrated Development Environment is a powerful Windows-based tool for developing and debugging automation applications on the 2500P-ACP1 Advanced Communication Coprocessor.

    • Features Works with Windows® 7 or greater, any version Fully supports all five language of the IEC 61131-3 standard Program editors for Function Block Diagram (FBD) Structure Text (ST) and Instruction List (IL) Ladder Diagram (LD) Sequential Function Chart (SFC) Full support of OLE drag and drop in all editors Powerful auto-documentation feature (HTML) Quick editing with just-in-time variable declaration Fieldbus configuration tool supporting CAMP Client (for communications over Ethernet to other CTI products) Network Data Exchange (for publish/subscribe communications to other CTI products supporting it) MODBUS Master/Slave (using Ethernet OR Serial ports on 2500P-ACP1) Auto-indentation in ST languages Full syntax coloring Auto-completation of variable and function name Monitoring tools for viewing variable and program status in real-time Extensive online debugging tools Optional program source storage on the 2500P-ACP1 Network Communications Supported (2500P-ACP1) CAMP Client (TCP, UDP, Multicast) Open Modbus (Client, Server) Ethernet/IP (I/O Scanner, I/O Adapter, Explicit Message Adapter, Tag Client) Serial Modbus (Master, Slave) General ASCII (Send, Receive) Network Data Exchange

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