Accessories
 

Software and programming

TwinCAT

TwinCAT automation software integrates real-time control with PLC, NC and CNC functions in a single package. All Beckhoff controllers are programmed using TwinCAT in accordance with the globally-recognised IEC 61131-3 programming standard.

Ordering information Description
TwinCAT PLC programming system conforms to IEC 61131-3
TC9910-xxx demokit for convenient and fast introduction to fieldbus communication with TwinCAT.

KS2000

The KS2000 can be used for the parameterisation of fieldbus components, local diagnostics, forcing data, monitorig values, updating firmware and programming Beckhoff mini PLCs via TwinCAT. The connection between the fieldbus components and the PC is established via the serial or USB connection cable provided, or via the network and TCP/IP. The KS2000 configuration software for different Windows operating systems has a friendly user interface, making work comfortable and convenient.

Ordering information Description
KS2000(-0000) KS2000 software for Bus Coupler/Bus Terminal Controller, RS232 interface, matching KS2000-Z2 cable included in the scope of supply
KS2000-0001 KS2000 software for Fieldbus Box, RS232 interface, matching KS2000-Z3 cable included in the scope of supply
KS2000-0010 KS2000 software for Bus Coupler/Bus Terminal Controller, USB interface, matching KS2000-Z2-USB cable included in the scope of supply
KS2000-0011 KS2000 software for Fieldbus Box, USB interface, matching KS2000-Z3-USB cable included in the scope of supply

Spare cable for KS2000

Ordering information for Bus Couplers or Bus Terminal Controllers of the BK, BC or LC series
KS2000-Z2 connection cable for KS2000 or TwinCAT, RS232 for Bus Couplers or Bus Terminal Controllers of the BK, BC or LC series
KS2000-Z2-USB connection cable for KS2000 or TwinCAT for serial conversion from USB for Bus Couplers or Bus Terminal Controllers of the BK, BC or LC series, 3 m
Ordering information for BX Controller series
ZK1000-0030 connection cable for KS2000 or TwinCAT, RS232 for the BX controller series
Ordering information for Fieldbus Box modules Pict.
KS2000-Z3 connection cable for KS2000 or TwinCAT, RS232 for the Fieldbus Box series  
KS2000-Z3-USB connection cable for KS2000 or TwinCAT for serial conversion from USB for Fieldbus Box, 3 m
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KS2000-Z3-USB
 
Download for KS2000-Zx-USB
USB driver KS2000-Z2/Z3-USB cable, USB driver

KS8000

The KS8000 communication library for Windows is available for communication with the Fieldbus Box modules. With the library a simple connection from the PC to the Fieldbus Box modules can be established via the serial PC interface.

Ordering information Description
KS8000 communication library in the form of an OCX and DLL
software package consisting of:
communication library with examples