How to Activate RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 Software
RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 are software products from Rockwell Automation that allow you to program and configure industrial control systems using Logix controllers. To use these software products, you need to activate them with a serial number and a product key that you can obtain from the Product Download and Compatibility Center (PCDC) or the FactoryTalk Activation Manager software tool.
In this article, we will show you how to activate RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 software using these two methods.
Method 1: Using PCDC
The PCDC is a website that provides access to product downloads, firmware updates, drivers, electronic data sheets, and more. You can use the PCDC to find your serial number and product key for RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 software, as well as download the software installation files.
To use the PCDC, follow these steps:
Go to https://compatibility.rockwellautomation.com/Pages/home.aspx and log in with your Rockwell Automation account.
Click on Downloads and select Software.
Search for RSLogix 5000 or Studio 5000 in the search box and select the software version that you want to download.
Click on Download Now and agree to the terms and conditions.
You will see a page with your serial number and product key, as well as a link to download the software installation file. Copy or write down your serial number and product key, and click on the download link to save the file to your computer.
Run the installation file and follow the instructions on the screen. When prompted, enter your serial number and product key to activate the software.
Method 2: Using FactoryTalk Activation Manager
The FactoryTalk Activation Manager is a software tool that helps you manage your Rockwell Automation software activations. You can use the FactoryTalk Activation Manager to activate RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 software online or offline, as well as transfer or rehost existing activations.
To use the FactoryTalk Activation Manager, follow these steps:
Download and install the FactoryTalk Activation Manager from https://activate.rockwellautomation.com/.
Launch the FactoryTalk Activation Manager and click on Get New Activations.
Select Online Activation if you have internet access, or Offline Activation if you don't.
Enter your serial number and product key for RSLogix 5000 or Studio 5000 software. You can find them in the PCDC or in your order confirmation email.
Select the device where you want to activate the software and click on Activate.
The software will be activated on your device. You can check the status of your activations by clicking on Manage Activations.
In this article, we have shown you how to activate RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 software using two methods: using PCDC or using FactoryTalk Activation Manager. Both methods require a serial number and a product key that you can obtain from Rockwell Automation. Once you have activated your software, you can start programming and configuring your industrial control systems using Logix controllers. 0efd9a6b88