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New Video – Integrating Allen-Bradley SLC500 to Verbatim Gateway via DF1 over RS232

Posted by dldaily on Mon, Aug 12, 2013 @ 10:28 AM

New RACO Video! A Demonstration of using Rockwell Automation's Integrated Architecture Builder to design an Allen-Bradley SLC 500 PLC with an integrated and connected RACO Verbatim Gateway alarm monitoring and reporting system. Click here to watch the video.... Continue Reading

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Tip of the Month: Connecting Verbatim Gateway to CompactLogix PLC

Posted by jBrown on Fri, May 20, 2011 @ 12:13 PM

Verbatim Gateway autodialers can be connected via DF1 to any of Allen-Bradley’s CompactLogix family of PLCs, which have a 9 PIN, male RS232 port. The following tips will help you get started. 1. Prepare your equipment: You will need a Verbatim Gateway autodialer and 510VAB-1 cable, supplied by RACO, and a CompactLogix PLC, RS232 cable and RSLogix software, supplied by Allen-Bradley. 2. Set up CompactLogix communications: Launch the RSLogix software, then use the tabs to set up the serial and system protocol. Next, configure the CompactLogix base tags. Map the tags to the SLC platform ... Continue Reading

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