PLC Programming Terminal


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A PLC requires a programming terminal and programming soware for operation The programming terminal can be a dedicated terminal or a generic computer purchased anywhere.

The programming terminal is used for programming the PLC and monitoring the PLC’s operation.

It may also download a ladder logic program (the sending of a program from the programming terminal to the PLC) or upload a ladder logic program (the sending of a program from the PLC to the programming terminal).

The terminal uses programming sofiware for programming and “talking” to a PLC.