The versiondog system supports the management of ABB IRC5 projects and allows you to schedule automatic backups and cyclical monitoring of robots.

This tutorial is valid for both IRC5 and IRC5P robot controllers. The series of steps are identical for both robot controller types. For the sake of simplicity, this tutorial will only show the steps for IRC5.

System requirements

From versiondog


Robot Communication Runtime


Other requirements

These requirements only apply if you wish to use the connection type ABB Robotics PC SDK for IRC5 jobs


Key features

Automatically detects differences between the program running on the robot and the most recent version on the server (backup/backup detail comparison, version/backup detail comparison)
Clear presentation of complete history
Automatic backup for fast disaster recovery
Custom component type for ABB robot projects

Devices supported:

  • ABB IRC5 and IRC5P robots that were designed for RobotStudio 6.0 and onwards


In this tutorial:

Last updated: 02 July 2020