P. Jines, B. Craft
Louisiana State University Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) began a control system upgrade project in early 1997. At the time, the storage ring was controlled by a VAX/VMS system, primarily using CAMAC for I/O. The injector linac was controlled by a separate VME/OS/9 system using custom I/O components. The storage ring control system has been replaced with a PC/Linux based system, utilizing the existing CAMAC subsystem . In an effort to both migrate channels away from CAMAC, and integrate the linac controls with the storage ring controls, a design for upgrades utilizing AutomationDirect.com PLCs was presented . This paper will discuss the detailed design for the Linac PLC based control system, and discuss the status of PLC upgrades for the Vacuum system, Kicker controls, 2nd RF system, and utilities monitoring.
 B. Craft and P. Jines, 'The GNU Control System at CAMD,' Proceedings of the 1997 ICALEPCS, pp. 194-196, 1997
 P. Jines and B. Craft, 'The GNU Control System at CAMD: Part Two,' Proceedings of the 1999 ICALEPCS, pp. 118-120, 1999
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