DEG (Degrees) Ladder Logic Instruction

The Degrees instruction is a ladder logic rung output instruction that converts the Source from radians to degrees and places the value in the Destination. The instruction is enabled when the preceding logic is true and disabled otherwise. The values can be constants, tags or any combination.

The following formula is used:

Source * 180/π

π = 3.141593

List of possible arguments

SOURCE and DESTINATION can be any combination of the following data types.

  • CONSTANT             Can’t be the DESTINATION obviously
  • SINT       
  • INT
  • DINT
  • REAL

 Note: Arithmetic status flags are affected (S:V, S:Z, S:N, S:C). Overflow, Zero, Negative, and Carry.

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