Design and Configuration Software

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Simplify standalone machine development for multiple industries with the Connected Components Workbench™ software. As part of our Integrated Architecture® system, our Connected Components Workbench software provides device configuration, controller programming, and integration with Human Machine Interface (HMI) editor. This software helps reduce initial machine development time and cost.

Learn About Connected Components Workbench Software

Our software is developed based on proven Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Visual Studio technology.

Our Connected Components Workbench software is:

  • Easy to configure – Single software package reduces initial machine development time and cost
  • Easy to program – Simplify programming process with sample code and user-defined function blocks
  • Easy to visualize – Reference Micro800™ controller variables directly when creating HMI tags

Overview of the Latest Software Release

Enhanced user experience

  • Shorten Micro800 controller programming time by entering and modifying ladder rungs quickly using similar workflows as RSLogix 500® and Studio 5000 Logix Designer® software
  • Search for and add instructions with ease using Instruction Toolbar
  • Share code between Connected Components Workbench and Studio 5000 Logix Designer software using copy and paste
  • Program in your preferred environment by switching instruction names between default IEC and Logix themes

Simulator environment

  • Design and debug application code in a controlled environment using Micro800 Simulator

Real-time data

  • Capture, view, and analyze real-time data with PowerFlex® Drives and Micro800 trending

Enhanced animation capability

  • Perform simple object animation with PanelView™ 800 DesignStation

Windows Operating System Requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 Standard Power processor (i5-3xxx) or equivalent
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 20 GB free
  • Optical Drive: DVD-ROM
  • Pointing Device: Any Microsoft Windows® compatible pointing device

Supported Operating System - Tested Editions

  • Windows 10* - 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2016* - 64 bit
  • Windows 8.1* - 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2* - 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012* - 64-bit
  • Windows 7 SP1 - 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 - 64-bit

*requires .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 to be installed

Download Software

  • Both Standard and Developer Editions are available in the following languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Simplified Chinese.
  • The Standard Edition comes with a common, easy-to-use configuration and programming software for a Rockwell Automation Micro Control System, which includes demo version of Micro800 Simulator.
  • The Developer Edition includes Standard Edition, the full version of Micro800 Simulator and Archive Manager, as well as extensive Micro800 controller programming capabilities for an enhanced user experience.

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Order the DVD

  • Version 12 DVD will be available soon.

  • While stock lasts, Version 11 with Feature Pack DVD is available for order.

Software Resources

Learn more about Connected Components Workbench™ software with our comprehensive range of tutorial videos that provide guidance from programming Micro800 controllers to configuring PanelView™ 800 graphic terminals and related devices.

Design your applications efficiently with access to our sample code library for Micro800 controllers.

Minimize Your Start-up Time

Watch these videos to discover our flexible and cost-effective Micro Control solutions that helps to minimize your start-up time for your standalone machines.

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