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PanelView Plus to ControlLogix, SLC-5/04, & PLC-5 over DH Plus (Early Access)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to use View Studio to create and download a PanelView Plus program to read data from a ControlLogix, SLC-5/04 and PLC-5 over a Data Highway Plus network: For more...

PanelView Standard to CompactLogix or ControlLogix over DH Plus or DH-485 (Video, S33)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to use PanelBuilder 32 to create and download a PanelView Standard program to read data from a CompactLogix or ControlLogix over Data Highway Plus or Data Highway 485: For...

PanelView 800 to MicroLogix, CompactLogix, & SLC-5/03 over DH-485 (Early Access)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to use CCW to create and download a PanelView 800 program to read data from a CompactLogix, MicroLogix, and SLC-5/03 over a Data Highway 485 network: For more information,...

Updating a ControlLogix Redundancy System

When I think about controller redundancy, the first thought that crosses my mind is “I better do my research, because the components have to be exact.” If you are familiar with the redundancy setup, you know what I am referring to....

Control System Architecture for Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

Downtime is the number one issue that prevents companies from meeting their productivity goals. It is very important, whether coming into a mature facility or starting from the ground up to make the right decisions to set the company up...