Are you planning on attending Rockwell’s TechED this June?


Question of the Week: Are you planning on attending Rockwell Automation’s TechED in June? Last week I received the annual email inviting me to sign-up for Rockwell Automation’s TechED event. This year it’s being held at the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, Florida, from June 12th to the 17th. While I’ve enjoyed attending so many ... Read More »

I can’t download to my PanelView Plus 7?


Reader Question: I have a PanelView Plus 7 400 and FactoryTalk View Studio 8.0, but cannot download my project to the PanelView Plus? I’ve also tried using a USB Flash Drive to transfer the program too, but the PanelView Plus 7 won’t run it? Insight’s Answer: Just a quick note ... Read More »

ControlLogix Redundancy 24.052 Available


Early last week while consulting for a client over WebEx, I came across the fact that last month Rockwell had released redundancy firmware version 24.052 for the ControlLogix L74. If you’re familiar with Rockwell and ControlLogix, then you probably know the .5 versions of firmware represent “redundancy” versions, with 24.052 ... Read More »

TechED Registration Open


Sign-up here by May 9th to save $300. With over 150 technical sessions and presentations by industry experts, Rockwell Automation’s TechEd has always been one of my favorite events going all the way back to the very first one. And just yesterday I received my annual email inviting me to ... Read More »

Spring Sale on PLC and HMI Training


This year I’ve received quite a few request for discounts on my two courses, PLC Basics and PanelView Plus (PVP) Basics. With that in mind, I’ve decided to run a spring sale to offer the online versions of both courses for just $25 each. What You Get Each course is roughly ... Read More »

This Week On The Automation Podcast


This week on The Automation Podcast Wednesday in episode 33 of The Automation Podcast I shared what I learned in my first year as a Lego League coach. Related: Read the companion article HERE Watch the Podcast below, or listen on iTunes, or using RSS: If you have any suggestions for future podcasts ... Read More »