The following system components are required for the operation of PLCcom:
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 or newer (.Net Version) or
- .Net Core 3 (.Net Version) or newer or
- .Net Standard 2.1 or newer (.Net Version) or
- Java SDK 1.8 / JRE 8 or newer (Java-Version) or
- openJRE/openJDK 8 or newer (Java-Version)
To execute code examples:
- Visual Studio 2017 or newer (.Net version)
- Netbeans Oxigen or newer (Java)
To use the .Net / WinCE-component you have to refer to the PLCcom.Opc.Ua.Sdk.dll.
When using the Java component, a reference to the files plccom.opc.ua.client.sdk-xx.xx.xx.jar ist necessary.
Furthermore, the folder "thirdparty" with all files included in the delivery package must be present.
It is best to copy these files and folders into your [jdk HOME]/jre/lib/ext or [jre HOME]/lib/ext directory, the Java environment used by your development environment.
Yes, PLCcom runs in 32-Bit- and 64-Bit-environments.
You can embed the file directly as a link; API calls are not necessary.
It is no problem to use the component in 32- or 64-Bit-environments, as well as across platforms.
In the download package, extensive programming example objects, as well as a HTML documentation are included.
A quick start guide for the respective version can be found under the following links:
Download current version of documentation:
The network participants must be able to connect with the network. The Connection and ports must not be interrupted by a firewall or similar.
All licenses are made available as developer licenses.
The fee-based professional license entitles a developer for industrial/commercial development of individual software (definition see EULA) with the PLCcom component.
If you need a free license for non-commercial usage for schools or universities please contact us via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You'll receive a serial key as soon as possible.
To get the licenses you have the following possibilities:
- on our website
- by sending an email to email@example.com
- by phone at +49 421 989703-30
- by fax to +49 421 989703-39
You must transfer the submitted license key within your software to the PLCcom entity.
Extensive examples can be found in the online documentation or the delivered software package.
In our company the number of employees who work on a project keeps changing. Therefore, the number of licenses required changes. Is there a possibility for a flat-rate licensing?
Please contact us in this case. We will then create an offer for a company license.
No, if your customer wants to make a further development of your software, the customer needs an own license.
PLCcom is compatible with all OPC servers that support the OPC UA specification of the OPC Foundation.
Only OPC UA servers are supported, servers according to the old OPC classic standard (DCOM) are not supported.
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