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The First Fully Automated Warehouse

There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about automated systems and operations, particularly when it comes to retail warehouses. Amazon may not have been the first, but it was one of the most high-profile companies to roll-out automated...

ControlLogix Redundancy System Alarm

How many times do you walk around your facility and visually look upon every control system that is currently in operation? If you are anything like me, it may be months in between the times I see some control panels. Along...

PanelView 800 to MicroLogix, CompactLogix, & SLC-5/03 over DH-485 (Video S34)

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,...

Automate In Style: Check Out Our New T-Shirts!

Since I started The Automation Blog back in 2013, the one non-technical question I've been asked the most was when I was going to offer blog branded merchandise? Well today I'm happy to announce our very first four products: T-Shirts...

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...