OPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLC 5/15 over DF1 or DH485

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The Allen Bradley OPC Server from Matrikon® enables OPC access to any Allen Bradley PLCs like PLC5, SLC500, MicroLogix, CompactLogix, and ControlLogix. Built for those who are integrating their Allen Bradley PLCs with historians, HMIs, and other OPC-enabled applications or devices without the need for any third party applications.

This Allen Bradley OPC Server securely communicates over Ethernet, Serial, and "Blue Hose" to many Allen Bradley protocols such as:
  • DH+ (also known as Data Highway Plus)
  • DF1
  • DH485
  • Ethernet/IP (Allen Bradley CIP)
The OPC Servers for Allen Bradley from Matrikon don’t require any special hardware or additional software to connect, nor do they require any programming. Simple just install-connect-access.
When choosing an OPC Server for Allen Bradley, consider the vendor’s:
  • Automatic discovery of devices
  • Automatic configuration of tags
  • Support for ControlLogix routing
  • Support for device or connection redundancy
  • Support for custom, user defined structures
Unlike other Allen Bradley to OPC interfaces, the MatrikonOPC Server for Allen Bradley can grant and deny access to tags based on user login. This OPC Server is a powerful tool that enables a secure access to your control and automation systems and opens new connectivity horizons to other parties and it combines affordability with a user friendly interface.


OPC UA is rapidly becoming the preferred open data connectivity standard for the shop floor and beyond but OPC Classic infrastructure is still heavily used.

Now the Matrikon OPC Server for Allen Bradley allows you to connect to any Allen Bradley PLCs using either OPC specification with the addition of the Matrikon OPC UA Tunneller™, the professional’s choice for mixed OPC UA and OPC Classic projects.

The OPC Server for Allen Bradley PLCs includes time saving features not found in other drivers such as:
  • Supports connectivity to ControlLogix, CompactLogix, PLC5, SLC500, and Micrologix (1100 A & B, 1400, 1200)
  • Automatic detection of PLC configuration changes (Requires keyswitch position change)
  • Optimized performance and memory utilization
  • Access to Controller (global)
  • Access to Program (local) tags (requires ControlLogix Firmware 21 and above)
  • Loading of device configuration files .l5k, .pc5, and .slc
  • Bit writes through OPC tags
  • Automatic discovery of devices
  • Supports custom, user-defined structures in ControlLogix PLC’s
  • Superior graphic user interface to enhance usability
  • Enhanced health monitoring
  • Support for Rockwell EN2T communication card
  • Supports serial and Ethernet (remove “.”)
  • ASCII file Access as a String of fixed length
  • Modular, high-performance control platform suited for sequential, process, drive, and motion control
  • Wide range of analog, digital and specialty I/O modules
  • Access to arrays of files types: Float, Signed Integer and Long Signed Integer as OPC elements of type (VT_ARRAY|…)
  • Serial port settings are automatically configured
  • Tags are automatically generated for each device
  • Supports device-level redundancy through fail-over channels  

If security and reliability are important for your control system, then the Allen Bradley OPC Server from MatrikonOPC is what you need. Take action now!

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USD $1,195.00

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OPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLC 5/15 over DF1 or DH485

OPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLC 5/15 over DF1 or DH485 is OPC Certified! The OPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLC 5/15 over DF1 or DH485 is OPC Certified!
OPC Certification is the process of ensuring that applications meet the standards specified by the OPC Foundation. OPC Certification requires extensive testing to ensure true interoperability. OPC Certification means multi-vendor system interoperability is guaranteed. If your OPC products are not certified, you need to ask your vendor what sort of guarantees they offer.