CompactLogix 5380 vs 5370

5380-v-5370-Fi

In today’s article we’ll compare the new 5380 CompactLogix with the previously released 5370 “L3” line of A-B controllers. Let’s start off with a comparison of the front of the processors themselves: 5370: LED Status Indicators Run switch SD card slot USB Port 5380: LED Status Indicators Run switch SD card slot USB Port Four ... Read More »

Rockwell’s CompactLogix 5380 Press Release

CompactLogix 5380 Fi

This past Thursday Rockwell issued a formal press release regarding their new CompactLogix 5380 controller. In it, they focused on the new controller’s enhanced capacity, claiming an increase in capacity of up to twenty percent over previous models. They also positioned the 5380 as an ideal product to use for applications with up to 20 ... Read More »

What’s new in FactoryTalk View ME 8.2

ViewMe-8.2-rn

Last month Rockwell released version 8.2 of FactoryTalk View Machine Edition, and below we detail its new features:   System Features: Electronic Signature Function to secure and record actions during runtime Enhancements to inactivity timeout functions found under project settings Transfer Utility support for MobileView products Usability enhancements Switching languages ... Read More »

What do you think of Rockwell’s new website?

QotW

Question of the Week: What do you think of Rockwell’s new website? Over the weekend I went up to AB.com to grab some manuals and low and behold their homepage was completely different. My first reaction wasn’t good because I had memorize the location of all the most important links. ... Read More »

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