Features

  • Two languages available :
    • Ladder
    • Grafcet (Sequential)
  • Interpreted, not compiled
  • Programs splitted in sections (some can be sub-routines to call)
  • Following elements available in ladder :
    • Booleans elements
    • Rising / falling edges
    • Timers
    • Monostables
    • Counters
    • Compare of arithmetic expressions
    • Booleans outputs coils
    • Set / Reset coil
    • Jumps
    • Calls to sub-routines sections
    • Operate of arithmetic expression
    • Label (used to jump) and comment on each rung
  • Following elements available in grafcet :
    • Steps (somes can be init)
    • Transitions (simple, or in and/or)
    • Comments
  • Events log of variables wanted to spy
  • Full graphical editor (witch copy/paste function and search function)
  • Symbols
  • Try to take into account the IEC61131-3 norm
  • Real-time possibilities (RTLinux, RTAI, Xenomai)
  • Embedded possibilities (no GUI and number of objets parametrable for less memory)
  • "Monitor" function to be able to connect to a remote target (on IP/UDP network, serial link and modem) + send/receive project
  • Hardware inputs/outputs support (parallel port on Linux/Windows, modbus serial RTU & IP, Linux Comedi drivers)
  • Modbus/TCP server for connection with scada
  • OS: Linux & Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 (GTK2)
  • Released under LGPL license v3.

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