DirectSOFT32 is our full-featured PLC programming package
that supports all of the DirectLOGIC families of PLCs,
including all DL05, DL06, DL105, DL205, DL305, DL405, and
all of their Koyo cousins from GE, TI and Siemens.
There are reduced cost versions (OEM versions) that support only certain families. This affords the OEMs an economical way to ship a copy of the programming software with their machines.
There is also a site license version available for corporations that need several copies of the programming software at the same physical location.
Version 4.0 of DirectSOFT32 includes:
Program editing features
Display and viewing features
System setup features
Online operation features
Maintenance and debugging features
|Operating System||Windows 98 / Me / NT4 / 2000 / XP|
|CPU||Pentium III Class / 500mHz or greater|
|PLC Connectivity||RS-232 Serial Port
USB port with USB-to-Serial adapter
10Base-T or 10/100 Ethernet network card
|Manufacturer||Host Engineering, Inc.|
This is the recommended system configuration for what we consider to be a good performing PC with this application. As with any Windows application, a faster processor, more RAM, etc. will definitely improve the performance. While you can definitely run the software on PCs with less capability, you run the risk of resource bottlenecks that can cause serious performance problems and in some cases, even system crashes.
Fast CPUs and RAM are cheap,
engineering time and
system downtime aren't,
All Release 3.0 and 4.0 products are 32-bit only software packages. They will work with Windows 98, ME, NT4, Win2000, and XP. These Service Packs are NOT complete installations. You must have a previous release of the product installed to use these service packs.
If you have DirectSOFT32 Release 4.0, here's the latest service pack.
The installation product key is : DSP-SERVICE-PACK
If you have DirectSOFT32 Release 3.0, here's the latest service pack
The product key is : DSP-SERVICE-PACK
DirectSOFT v2.4a Maintenance Release Jan '1999 (~3 Mb)
DirectSOFT100 can be downloaded for free at www.Automationdirect.com
Take a test drive of the DirectSOFT32 (v4.x) Programming for Windows! This is a limited use version. Refer to the restrictions below:
The installation Product Key is: DSP-DEMO
Use these following links to view the user manuals for these products.
NOTE: you will
need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the files
(available at Adobe Acrobat Free Reader