i would like to make my own HMI using visual basic and ActiveX
idea described here
is anybody has an experience doing this ?
where do i start ? could you advise please
what version of VB do i need ? --- i know new one will not work
also how to connect ActiveX ? do i need some additional software ?
i got ABB PM554 PLC
i dont need very complicated HMI that scada offers. and we dont have thousands of dollars to pay for it
any advise will appreciate!