GEM80 Programming Tools

The Advanced GEM80 Programmer (AGP4) is the latest application in a range of GEM80 programming tools from Advanced Technical Software.

The AGP4 is the latest generation of programming packages for Converteam's GEM80 range of PLCs. The package itself provides extensive facilities for developing, documenting, testing and maintaining your applications.

System Requirements

In order to use the Advanced GEM80 Programmer, you will need the following:

  • A Pentium III - 600 MHz (or better) computer with a hard disk and a CD ROM drive.
  • At least 128MB of RAM.
  • A SVGA monitor configured for a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels or greater. The Advanced GEM80 Programmer is not designed to run under lower resolutions.
  • A copy of Microsoft Windows XP-SP3, Windows 7 and Windows 8. The Advanced GEM80 Programmer is a true 32 bit application and will only run under the above operating systems.
  • A mouse or other Windows compatible pointing device.
  • At least 16MB of free hard disk space for the program files plus additional free disk space for any files you create whilst running the Advanced GEM80 Programmer.
  • A free serial communications port or USB port in order to communicate to a GEM80 PLC and a serial communications cable to connect the computer to the PLC, or an Ethernet card and the appropriate cable if connecting using GEMLAN-T or an Ethernet-Serial bridge.
  • A parallel or USB port to connect your software activation key (SAK) to.

These are the recommended minimum requirements. Obviously the more power your computer has the better will be the performance of the Advanced GEM80 Programmer.

Technical Information

The Advanced GEM80 Programmer is now only available in the Developer Pro version. This is supplied on CD along with a software activation key (SAK), programming cable and comprehensive on-line help.

The cable supplied as standard is a RS232-RS232 programming lead suitable only for the latest GEM80 processors (131, 400 and 500). All other GEM80 processors, Imagem etc. require a 20mA connection. If you need such a cable, please indicate this when you order the Advanced GEM80 Programmer.

For full technical details and pricing information download our specification sheet.