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Data monitoring/logging and setting software based on Microsoft Excel®.

PCWAY is a unique add-in software for Microsoft Excel.

With PCWAY, it is possible to display PLC data on an Excel sheet. The data display will be updated continuously. Certain events (rising or falling edges of relays or PCWAY events) can be output as a sound.

PCWAY Features

Easy setting data on Excel
By setting the necessary items at the (Cell Settings) dialog box, it is possible to READ or WRITE the PLC data.

Data storage /printing in automatic operation
Register the data at periodical or non-periodical, in accordance to the relay or PCWAY event turning to ON. Save the data with the TEXT format. The file format can be registered flexibily. Also, the data can be written-in and processed at a different application, other than the Excel one.


  • (Automatic Macro Startup): Starts the registered macro (registered by the User) by the event turning to ON.
  • (Sound File): The sound will be out-putted by the PLC relay and event turning ON.


Remote data management via modem
(Modem Support): Connects with the PLCs located in distant regions with the public phone line.

Interactive data exchange (PLC – PC)
Possible to download the displayed data to the PLC.

Easy operational environment
For those who do not want to use the macro programme...

  • (Character Change): Changes the display character/colour by the ON/OFF of the relay.
  • (Operation Formula): perform an operation during the displaying and the operation of the register.

Ordering information

  • PCWAY software with USB port dongle, English manual, Part number: AFW10031
  • USB port dongle for PCWAY and CommX, Part number: AFW1033


Name File Type Size 1 Date Language
PDF Brochure Automates programmables industriels Catalog, Shortform 5.9 MB 09.04.2021 French
PDF Catálogo Resumen Autómatas Programables Catalog, Shortform 13.5 MB 09.04.2021 Spanish
PDF FP Serie Controllori Programmabili Catalog, Shortform 13.4 MB Italian
PDF Overview Programmable Logic Controllers Catalog, Shortform 6 MB 18.10.2021 English
ZIP PCWAY Demo Version 2.80 is a data monitoring, logging and setting software based on Microsoft Excel. Software 31.7 MB 01.11.2011 English
PDF PCWAY Operation Guide Book, ARCT1F391E6 Manual 2.7 MB 01.07.2013 English
PDF PCWAY User's Manual, ARCT1F392E-7 Manual 17.3 MB 01.07.2013 English
ZIP PCWAY software update: The difference file 2.85 updates PCWAY Ver. 2.5 to Ver. 2.84. For Windows 7, 8.x and 10. Software 50 MB 19.07.2017 English
PDF Übersicht Speicherprogrammierbare Steuerungen Catalog, Shortform 13.3 MB 02.12.2021 German