How to Install and Use PL7 Pro V4.4 for Modicon TSX PLCs
PL7 Pro V4.4 is a software for programming Modicon TSX Micro and TSX Premium PLCs, which are now discontinued by Schneider Electric. However, if you still need to connect to these old PLCs for maintenance or upgrade purposes, you can download and install PL7 Pro V4.4 from Rapidshare or other sources.
In this article, we will show you how to install and use PL7 Pro V4.4 for Modicon TSX PLCs on Windows XP, Vista or 7 (32bit only). You will need a PC/PPI cable or a USB/PPI adapter to connect your PC to the PLC.
Download PL7 Pro V4.4 from Rapidshare or other sources. The file name is PL7_Pro_V4.4_MODICON_TSX_PLC_Software.rar. You can use this link[^1^] or this link[^2^] to download it.
Extract the file using WinRAR or other software. You will get a folder named PL7_Pro_V4.4_MODICON_TSX_PLC_Software.
Open the folder and run setup.exe as administrator. Follow the instructions on the screen to install PL7 Pro V4.4.
After the installation is complete, you will need to activate the software using a license key. You can find the license key in the folder PL7_Pro_V4.4_MODICON_TSX_PLC_Software\\License Key. Copy and paste the license key when prompted by the software.
Restart your PC after activating the software.
Connect your PC to the PLC using a PC/PPI cable or a USB/PPI adapter. Make sure the PLC is powered on and in stop mode.
Open PL7 Pro V4.4 from the start menu or desktop shortcut. You will see the main window of the software.
Select New Project from the File menu or click on the New Project icon on the toolbar. Enter a name for your project and select the PLC model you are using (TSX Micro or TSX Premium).
Select Online from the PLC menu or click on the Online icon on the toolbar. The software will try to establish communication with the PLC.
If the communication is successful, you will see a green icon on the bottom right corner of the software window. You can now upload, download, monitor or modify the program in the PLC.
If you want to upload the program from the PLC to your PC, select Upload All from the PLC menu or click on the Upload All icon on the toolbar. The software will transfer all the data from the PLC to your PC.
If you want to download the program from your PC to the PLC, select Download All from the PLC menu or click on the Download All icon on the toolbar. The software will transfer all the data from your PC to the PLC.
If you want to monitor or modify the program in online mode, select Edit Online from the Edit menu or click on the Edit Online icon on the toolbar. The software will open a window where you can view and edit the program while it is running on the PLC.
If you want to switch between stop and run mode of the PLC, select Status Change from the Edit menu or click on the Status Change icon on
the toolbar. The software will show a dialog box where you can choose between stop and run mode.