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ControlLogix Processor Faults

Years ago, I was in the middle of a normal day of work when I got a call on the radio that a conveyor had stopped, and then I was informed that the entire process around that conveyor had...

Get A TIA Portal License For $35! (Limited Time Offer)

In yesterday's article we discussed how you can get a free, twenty-one day trail license of TIA Portal directly from Siemens' Website. Today we'll take a look at a special "2020" promotion Siemens is running to help those working from...

How To Find Your Local Siemens Automation Distributor

Since we expanded our coverage to include all industrial automation products last year, Siemens has been one of the most helpful vendors to work with. But if you're new to Siemens like I am, you may not know who you're...

How To Get A Free Copy Of TIA Portal

Have you ever wanted to check out TIA Portal from Siemens to see how their PLCs and HMIs program? Well the good news is anyone can get a free, twenty-one day trial of TIA Portal by creating a free account...

How to control an Altivar ATV320 VFD over Modbus with a Modicon M340 PLC

In this article I would like to show you how to control an ATV320 variable frequency drive using Modbus serial port on M340 PLC. Before we begin, following is the list of items you need PC with EcoStruxure Control Expert...