Beckhoff Knowledge Base: HORA SmartDrive MX

Introduction

In the following we show you how you can connect a thermostatic radiator valve from the HORA company (www.hora.de/en) to the Beckhoff hardware and communicate between it and TwinCAT.

SmartDriveMX 1:

Example: SmartDrive MX and BC9191

This example describes an simple PLC program how to interact with an thermostatic radiator valve SmartDrive MX of HORA via EnOcean.

Unpacking the example files SmartDriveMX 2:

Hardware

Setting up the components

The following hardware is required:

Set up the EnOcean hardware and the HORA components as described in the associated documentation.

This example assumes that the EnOcean Id of the thermostatic radiator valve is known.

Software

Explanations concerning the PLC program can be found as comments in the source code.

Example: SmartDrive MX and CX5010

This example describes an simple PLC program how to interact with an thermostatic radiator valve SmartDrive MX of HORA via EnOcean.

Unpacking the example files SmartDriveMX 3:

Hardware

Setting up the components

The following hardware is required:

Set up the EnOcean hardware and the HORA components as described in the associated documentation.

This example assumes that the EnOcean Id of the thermostatic radiator valve is known.

Software

Explanations concerning the PLC program can be found as comments in the source code.