RXi / HPCi

  • Course Reference
    RXi / HPCi
  • Course Duration
    4 Days
  • Documentation
    Training Manual.
  • Download Syllabus Digital Automation Training

RXi / HPCi Maintenance Course

The course has been designed to familiarise electricians, technicians and maintenance engineers with the many different aspects associated with the operation and maintenance RXi / HPCi controllers.

Where possible, application specific exercises, actual drawings and programs listings are used to allow the students to gain the greatest possible benefit from the course.

RXi / HPCi and PECe courses are conducted by Digital Automation Training for GE Energy Rugby.


To introduce students to the concepts and operation of RXi / HPCi controller, including the following areas:

  • Hardware Overview.
  • Program Structure
  • Types of Variables
  • Monitoring the program
  • Searching
  • Addressing and documentation
  • Editing and Download function block
  • Monitoring Data
  • Communications
  • Local and Global Variables
  • Loading programs
  • Understanding the Flash Card
  • I/O Communications

Course Content

    • Introduction to PILOT P80 P on which the RXi / HPCi software runs.
    • Navigating around pilot.
    • The hardware architecture RXi / HPCi controllers.
    • Understand the structure and reason for the flash card.
    • I/O Modules and wiring using the fast I/O and Beckhoff I/O.
    • Introduction to the P80i
    • Description of Global Variables and Documentation
    • Description of Local Variables and Documentation and the KKS structure.
    • Introduction RXi / HPCi program structure
    • Searching and cross referencing
    • Loading a program to the target use Load and Swap, Load restart and load and init.
    • Monitoring the FBD program
    • Introduction to the FBD instruction set and the various libraries
    • Small edits in function block diagram in documents
    • Build a program and interrupting error messages
    • Program documentation
    • Information and commands of tasks and resources
    • I/O Configuration
    • Introduction to PERTU the logging software
    • Interpretation of CPU Status

This course will contain detailed application exercises.