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How Do I Address Extended Memory Banks In PLCs From Visualisation Software?


Extended memory is available on many PLCs. Omron visualisation software is able to address this memory using a special syntax to refer to the correct memory area.

Not all PLCs have extended memory, consult the user manual for your CPU to confirm this


In the point editor, where you configure the PLC address, enter a hyphen and the bank number for example:


Or (depending on PLC type)


This will address memory location 3200 in bank 3.

Here is an example using a CJ2:

CX-Server Lite and OPC

CX-Server Lite and OPC use a slightly different syntax using the '_' character :

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Created 2008-10-17
Modified 2010-02-11
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