LibFINS API Reference – PLC CPU Modes

PLC CPU modes

Name Description
FINS_CPU_MODE_MONITOR Status code indicating that the PLC CPU is in monitor mode
FINS_CPU_MODE_PROGRAM Status code indicating that the PLC CPU is in program mode
FINS_CPU_MODE_RUN Status code indicating that the PLC CPU is in run mode

Description

The CPU of a PLC can be in different modes. It can be stopped, running or running with monitoring switched on. The functions finslib_set_cpu_run() and finslib_set_cpu_stop() are used to change the current mode of the PLC. The current mode can be read with a call to finslib_cpu_unit_status_read(). Where applicable, a constant from the range FINS_CPU_MODE... is used to set or read the CPU mode.

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