How to download your program to the PLC with ZelioSoft

How to download your program to the PLC with ZelioSoft

Start with opening the ZelioSoft software and select the correct PLC and PLC extension for the PLCtrainingKIT.

If you did not download and install the free software you can start there.

Train Crossing Scenario PLC Top View

Create new program

(5 minutes)

1. Create new program. If you need help with how to setup the software for your first program click on the link.

2. Connect Input I.N to Output Q.7. Just a example for downloading and checking if it works.

C How to setup your first PLC program 2 b
C How to setup your first PLC program 2

Before connecting the cable. Save the program and close Zeliosoft.

3. Connect the programming cable to the PLC and your computer.

The program will not load the software if you don't close Zeliosoft before connecting the cable. Reopen Zeliosoft and your program before going to the next step.

Before connecting the cable. Save the program and close Zeliosoft.

4. Open ZelioSoft and open the saved program. Now go to Transfer and click on “COMMUNICATION configuration”. Here we are going to select and test the programming cable connection.

How to download program to PLC 4b
How to download program to PLC 4

5. Select COM3 (USB) or the other USB connection. The connection (COM number) depends on the computer and USB port. If you don't see the USB then save program and exit the software. If you restart the software it will show.

How to download program to PLC 5

6. Click on “Test”.

How to download program to PLC 6

7. If communication is successful go to the next step. If not check if the cable is in the PLC and computer, restart Zeliosoft and select another Com Port with "(USB)" after the com number. The software will also give you a list of items to check.

How to download program to PLC 7

8. Go to Transfer and click on “Transfer Program”. Click on “PC > Module”.

How to download program to PLC 8b
How to download program to PLC 8

9. Select “RUN mode after loading” and “Monitoring mode after loading”

10. Click “OK”. 

Download Software to PLC

11. Click on “Ja” or “Yes”.

How to download program to PLC 10
How to download program to PLC 10b

12. Program is now on the PLC and ready to be tested.

How to download program to PLC 11

13. Before testing the program on the PLCtrainingKIT, press on the scenario button until the Training Crossing Scenario light is on.

14. Test the program.

Press and hold input I.N. (Request southbound) down and see if output Q.7 turns on. Now let go of I.N. and see if Q.7 the traffic light will turn off.

The line on the programming screen becomes red when it is energized and blue again when it is de-energized.

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How to use the Simulation in Zeliosoft

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