1 Reference manual Converting PLC-5 or SLC 500 Logic to Logix-Based Logic 1756 ControlLogix, 1756 GuardLogix, 1769 CompactLogix, 1769 Compact GuardLogix, 1789 SoftLogix, 5069 CompactLogix, 5069 Compact GuardLogix, Studio 5000 Logix Emulate Important user information Read this document and the documents listed in the additional resources section about installation, configuration, and operation of this equipment before you install, configure, operate, or maintain this product. Users are required to familiarize themselves with installation and wiring instructions in addition to requirements of all applicable codes, laws, and standards.
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7 Subject Reason Updated screen shots The Studio 5000 Logix Designer interface has throughout. been modified in versions 31 and later. Updated Translate Tool to The Translate Tool has been renamed the Project Migrator. Project Migrator. New or enhanced features This table contains a list of topics changed in this version, the reason for the change, and a link to the topic that contains the changed information. Topic Name Reason Cover Added 5069 CompactGuardLogix to the list of supported controllers. Rockwell Automation Publication 1756-RM085D-EN-P - February 2018 3.
8 Table of contents Preface Studio 5000 environment .. 9. Additional resources .. 9. Legal notices .. 10. Chapter 1. Converting a PLC-5 13. What to expect from the Project 13. or SLC 500 Program Comparing PLC-5 /SLC 500 architecture to Logix 14. into a Logix Project The conversion/migration 15. Preparing RSLogix 5 or RSLogix 500 files for migration .. 15. Exporting a PLC-5 or SLC 500 15. Export options .. 16. Export Option 1: Create two separate exports .. 16. Export Option 2: Create TXT files and PC5/SLC files for export at the same time .. 18. Use the Project Migrator Wizard to Convert a PLC-5 or SLC 500 Program 19.
9 Wizard step 1 notes .. 20. Wizard step 2 notes .. 21. Wizard step 3 notes .. 21. Wizard step 4 notes .. 21. Common Syntax Errors .. 21. Wizard step 5 notes .. 22. Wizard step 6 notes .. 22. Working with PCE Instructions .. 23. Recognizing the instructions .. 23. Locating PCE 23. Resolving PCE Instructions .. 24. Working with UNK 24. Configuring the Controller and 24. Mapping the I/O .. 25. Completing the MSG 26. Other Considerations .. 27. Chapter 2. Converting Program 29. Dividing Logic into Tasks, Programs, and Routines .. 29. Structure Creating a Continuous Task.
10 30. Creating Event Tasks .. 30. Creating Periodic Tasks for Selectable Timed Interrupts (STIs) .. 30. Converting Input Interrupts (DIIs/PIIs) .. 31. Creating a Status File .. 31. Rockwell Automation Publication 1756-RM085D-EN-P - February 2018 5. Table of contents Chapter 3. Converting Data 33. How PLC-5 and SLC 500 files identify data table 34. How Logix files identify file 35. Converting Input (I) and Output (O) Data .. 35. Converting the Status (S) File Type .. 36. PC5 file migration .. 36. SLC file 37. Tags created through GSV during conversion .. 37.