How to setup the ZelioSoft software for your first PLC program

How to setup the software for your first program

Start with opening the ZelioSoft software.

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

Free PLC Software

Create new program

(5 minutes)

1. Create new program

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2. Select the type of Zelio module to program. Go to your PLC and look on the front of the PLC. There will be a reference code.

3. Click "Volgende >" or "Next".

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PLC which is build in to the PLCtrainingKIT 

PLC: SR3B262BD

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3. Select extension. Go to your PLC expansion module and look on the front. There will be a reference code. Click on "Add".

4. Click "Volgende >" or "Next >".

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PLC expansion module which is build in to the PLCtrainingKIT 

PLC expansion module: SR3XT141BD

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5. Select the programming type. The PLCtrainingKIT will use Ladder and FBD. For now select FBD.

6. Click "Volgende >" or "Next >"

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Your now ready to start programming

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How to test if software and hardware is working

The most easy way is to test the software and hardware is to make a small test program and download it on the PLCtrainingKIT.

1. Add the Input I.N (Request Southboud) and Output Q.7 (Stoplight train). You can add inputs by clicking on the symbol box and dragging the symbol to the empty box empty boxes on the left hand side. Drag outputs to the righthand side. Connecting the input to the output by clicking on the arrow head and dragging it to the output arrow head. The blackline will appear to show it is connected.

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2. Connect Input I.N to Output Q.7 

When you download the program on to the PLC don't forget to select the Train Crossing scenario. If the hardware and software is working the stoplight Q.7. will light up when you press on the Request southbound button.  Go to the next page to find out how to switch scenarios and how to download the software to the PLC.

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How to download your software to the PLC with ZelioSoft

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