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PipeLine HMI Colour coding, flow effect and blinking animation

 

To use the PipeLine function the PLC must communicate a value to display

  • fill the pipeline with one of the 3 colours
  • add a blink
  • add a flow effect

Fixed colour

  • 0 colour #1
  • 1 colour #2
  • 2 colour #3

Flashing

  • 5 blinking between #1 and #2
  • 6 flashing between #1 and #3

Fixed colour + effect

  • 8 colour #1 + effect
  • 9 colour #2 + effect
  • 10 colour #3 + effect

Flashing + effect

  • 13 flashing between #1 and #2 + effect
  • 14 flashing between #1 and #3 + effect

 

You can use the LW_BIT address to set the correct word bit directly to 1 or 0. And use Data Forward for retrieve them in bit format in PLC.