The Remote Operator application enables you to remotely access your Unitronics controllers using your smartphone and tablet. Via the application, you can view and operate the controller’s HMI —as if you are physically touching the controller. Using Remote Operator you monitor automation processes, press keys and touch HMI objects, change parameter values, view Alarms and process value Trends. You can define and access multiple controllers from a single device.
- Remotely access Vision and Samba controllers via Internet or wireless LAN
- Remotely control/monitor automation processes and machines
- Control many controllers from a single mobile device.
- View operational conditions, Alarms, data, and Trends in real time
- Configure communication channels for multiple controllers
- Organize controllers in Favorites and Groups
- Shareable Configurations – send/share your list of controllers to another device
- Security via Password: prevent unauthorized entry
- Pinch to zoom
Minimum OS version: iOS 7+
Supported Controllers: V350, V430, V700, V570, V1040, V1210, SM35, SM43, SM70
View and Download the QuickStart Guide:
1. Open Remote Operator.
2. Create a Password, set up password recovery.
3. Tap OK, the app opens an empty Favorites screen.
**Adding PLCs to Favorites/Groups
Tap + to add PLCS, configure controllers and communication channels.
- PLC Nickname
Optional. Must be unique.
- PLC Name
Must exactly match the actual PLC Name, including capitals.
- IP Address/Host, TCP and Port
Defines communication channel
1. IP Address & Port MUST be a unique combination.
2. Format: Incorrect 10.000.000.037 Correct 10.0.0.37.
- Group Name
Tap to open the Group list.
Add to Favorites: When checked, the PLC is added to the Favorites list as well as a Group.
When finished, if desired, tap Check PLC Connection.
Tap OK to save the PLC and return to Favorites.
To delete a PLC, swipe left.
1. In the Favorites screen, tap the right facing arrow to open Groups.
2. Tap + to add a Group.
3. Enter Group Name and Comment.
4. Tap OK to add the Group.
5. Tap left facing arrow to return to Favorites.
6. Tap More (three bars, upper right side of the screen) to Hide/Show the Application Bar.
*Using Remote Operator
In Favorites or Groups, a PLC marked with a green hand is active. Access it remotely by tapping it.
During a session, your mobile screen displays the PLC's HMI panel, along with a red Application Bar.
This Bar shows (from left to right):
- Connected PLC name
- Connection duration
> Switch modes: View Only /Full Control. Disable/enable buttons and touch properties on the HMI panel displayed on your mobile
> Set Refresh rate (seconds)
> Pause Remote session
> Exit Remote session
To view /edit, tap i:
- To edit details, tap fields; set View mode: View Only/Full Control.
- Check the PLC Connection.
PLC System Info
- When connected:
Tap Get PLC Information to view PLC OS data.
- When not connected:
Shows details of last session.
PLC Location Info
- Tap to enter data: location, contact details, comments, edit the PLC’s group.
- Delete PLC from Favorites: uncheck Add to Favorites.
Tap More to show Application Bar if hidden, then tap Settings button.
Startup Page: Remote Operator automatically loads/checks communications for all PLCs on Startup page
1. Tap Share, follow instructions to send the file Share.unitronics.
2. When Share.unitronics is received on the second device, tap to open it. Remote Operator opens the Share file.
Remote Operator MUST be installed on the receiving device.
This version supports List of Meters, a new Vision HMI Element (VisiLogic 9.8.22, Firmware 4.2.35).
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.