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Productivity Monitoring and Testing the Program

We will now look at monitoring and testing our productivity program. The Productivity Suite Software provides tools for us to monitor and test our programs. Last time we used Tag Names and Details, Task Names and Descriptions, Rung Comments, and Instruction comments to document our first program and transferred this to our connected Productivity 1000 Series PLC. We will be monitoring our ladder using the ladder editor window and display the information in two different ways. Data View is a powerful tool to help us to test and view our program. We will be forcing the IO, toggling the IO view, and graphing our tags to test our PLC logic circuit.
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