How Do I Communicate to a PLC Using LabVIEW?

Updated Oct 19, 2020

Environment

Software

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

Driver

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

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.