How do you set up a teleservice connection to LOGO! with an analog modem via the telephone network?
As from the LOGO! 0BA6 device series, an analog modem connection is supported between a PC and the LOGO! basic version 0BA6.
The modem connection can only be configured with LOGO!Soft Comfort as from V6.1. Use the Update Center in the Help menu of LOGO! Soft Comfort to update from V6.0 to V6.1.
The modems used and the COM connection of the computer used are configured according to the description. Once the teleservice connection has been set up, you can use the usual functions like transferring control programs, changing the operating mode of the CPU and running online tests.
- Connect the hardware components
- Change the COM connection
- Configure and set up a teleservice connection
- Options for online access to LOGO!
1) PC (desktop or laptop)
2) Local analog modem (recommended: INSYS modem)
3) PSTN (public telephone network)
4) Remote analog modem (recommended: INSYS modem)
5) LOGO! basic version
6) RS232 cable (9-pin)
7) RJ11 telephone cable
8) LOGO! modem cable (length: 0.5 m)
9) Plug-in connector marked with the visible text "MODEM"
10) Plug-in connector marked with the visible text "PC CABLE"
11) LOGO! PC cable
The analog modems must meet the following requirements:
- 11-bit send capacity (8 data bits, 1 stop bit, 1 even parity bit).
- Output capacity fro AT standard commands or commands that function as AT standard commands.
- The modem connected to the LOGO! modem cable must be able to supply a current of at least 5 mA via pin 1 of the RS232 interface (recommended: INSYS modem).
Only analog connections are supported. Access via GSM or ISDN protocol is not possible.
|1||Navigate to "System Properties" via "Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System".
In the "System Properties" dialog you open the "Hardware" tab and then click on the "Device Manager" button.
In the folder tree of the "Device Manager", you select the item "Ports (COM & LPT)", right-click on the COM connection used (e.g. COM1) and in the pop-menu that opens you select the item "Properties".
|2||In the Properties dialog of the COM connection selected, you assign the parameters in the "Port Settings" tab.|
Click "OK" to finish assigning parameters.
In the menu bar of LOGO! Soft Comfort, you select "Tools -> Connect Modem...".
This starts the modem connection wizard that guides you through the steps one by one. Click the "Next >" button to move on to the next step in each case.
Activate the "Remote Modem" check box to configure the remote modem. Then click on the "Next >" button.
Select remote configuration
|4||Configure remote modem command|
In "Modem name" line you assign a name for the configuration of the remote modem (here: "INSYS remote"). In this way, you can later assign the configuration to the modem concerned. Activate the "Default" check box to set the default settings for the modem commands. Save your settings by clicking on the "Save Configuration" button under the settings entered for the modem. Then click on the "Next >" button.
|5||Configure remote modem|
Connect the remote modem to the COM connection of your PC via an RS232 cable. Activate the "Done" check box, select the COM connection you are using and transfer the configuration to the remote modem via the "Configure Remote Modem" button.
Connect your LOGO! to the telephone network as described under Connect the hardware components. Pay attention to the labeling of the connectors of the LOGO! modem cable.
Select local configuration
|7||Configure local modem command|
In "Modem name" line you assign a name for the configuration of the local modem (here: "INSYS local"). In this way, you can later assign the configuration to the modem concerned. Activate the "Default" check box to set the default settings for the modem commands. Save your settings by clicking on the "Save Configuration" button under the settings entered for the modem. Then click on the "Next >" button.
|8||Configure telephone number|
Click on the "Add New" button and then enter the connection number of the remote modem in the table. Specify a name and description of the connection to ensure unique assignment.
|9||Set up a teleservice connection|
Connect the local modem to the COM connection of your PC with an RS232 cable and to an analog telephone connection via an RJ11 telephone cable. Activate the "Done" check box and specify the COM connection you are using. The "Dial" button is activated. Mark an entry in the "Telephone number list" and click on the "Dial" button to set up a teleservice connection to the LOGO! required.
|10||Disconnect the teleservice connection|
Disconnect the connection via the menu bar by selecting "Tools -> Disconnect Modem".
Find the Help function
More information on the individual steps is available in the "Help for LOGO! Soft Comfort". You find the Help by selecting "Help -> Contents" in the menu bar.
Select the "Table of Contents" tab and navigate in the tree structure via "User interface -> Menu bar -> Tools menu to the item "Tools -> Connect Modem -> ...(subitem required)".
Options for accessing LOGO! via a teleservice connection
Once you have set up a connection to LOGO! via the telephone network, you use the LOGO! Soft Comfort functions as usual.
You can transfer control programs, change the operating mode of the CPU and run online tests.
More information about this topic is available in the Help under "Tools -> Set up modem connection - Configure telephone number".
Teleservice, Modem, Analog