How Do I Communicate to a PLC Using LabVIEW?

Updated Apr 29, 2020

Reported In


  • OPC Servers
  • LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module
  • LabVIEW


  • NI-Industrial Communications for Ethernet/IP
  • NI-Industrial Communications for DeviceNet

Issue Details

I have a PLC and want to communicate with it using LabVIEW or other National Instruments products. What should I use?


National Instruments offers many options for interfacing with PLCs.