Reply To: Raspberry Pi getting data from Micro 800

CajunconfiguratorSean Terrell
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Right, Thumper I understand that you want to get the data.. but the reason I am is, its not like you can just put a pi on the network and suck in traffic. I dont know if a PI has the drivers to exchange on Ethernet IP

Rockwell is a CLOSED architecture, with really proprietary data structures called tags. as far as I know there are a couple of driver sets that you could use to read the tag data, but most are for C# or Visual C#. I dont know if  there is a mono implementation  for ARM that you can leverage to run those.

There was the LibPi PLC project but I dont know if its been kept up….

You COULD.. read modbus values or get OPC data or a bunch of other things to interface the controller and get values and data… but i really think it will be tough to get native AB tags.