Step 1. Open a Communications Port


  1. Select the following.
    Field Select the:
    Comm Port Communication port for the PLC.
    Baud rate Baud rate for the programmable controller.
    Parity Parity for the programmable controller.
  2. Click Open Port to initialize communications.

    The status of your request is displayed in the message field.

    If an error message is displayed, check that the selected communication port is not in use by another program and that the port is properly configured and available on the PC and operating system.