Today we’re taking a look at the Top Ten episodes of The Automation Show released since 2020.

If you don’t know, The Automation Show is our longer format series, with episodes typically clocking in at 10 or 20 minutes, which is perfect for first time using and how-to videos.

And thanks to the growing support from industry, we had the chance to work with several new vendors over the last few years to produce several of our most popular shows to date, many of which you’ll find below in this year’s Top Ten list of new episodes of The Automation Show:

The Automation Show

Top Ten New Episodes for 2022

#10: ControlLogix Reading Data From PLC-5 and SLC-500 over DH Plus (S1E27)

#09: IFM Temperature Sensor: Setup, Wire, Use (S1E47)

#08: Siemens S7-1500 Compact PLC Starter Kit Unboxing (S1E40)

Episode Awards: Staying Power (was #6 in 2021)

#07: IFM Encoder to S7-1500 High Speed Counter (S1E50B)

Episode Awards: Staying Power & Moving Up (was #9 in 2021)

#06: Siemens S7-1200: Signal Modules – Wire, Program, Test (S1E48)

Episode Awards: Staying Power (was #4 in 2021)

#05: PLCs: Past, Present, and Future (S2E04)

Episode Awards: Best of 2022

#04: WAGO PLC Starter Kit Unboxing and Setup (S1E44)

Episode Awards: #1 on The Automation Blog, Staying Power & Moving Up (was #7 in 2021)

#03: Mitsubishi FX-5 PLC: First Time Programming with GX Works 3 (S1E28B)

Episode Awards: #3 Overall, Staying Power (was #3 in 2021)

#02: Wago PLC: First Time Programming (S1E46)

Episode Awards: #2 Overall, Staying Power (was #2 in 2021)

#01: Siemens S7-1500: First Time Wiring and Programming (S1E45)

Episode Awards: #1 Overall, #1 on YouTube, Staying Power (was #1 in 2021)

And those are the most watched new episodes of The Automation Show for 2022!

If you have your own favorite episode you’d like to mention, or if you’d like to suggest we contact someone about covering their products on the show, please leave your comment below or use our contact form to get in touch!

That said, all of us at Insights In Automation would like to wish you a very happy, safe, and healthy Holiday Week and New Year!

Until next time, Peace ✌️ 

Shawn M Tierney
Technology Enthusiast & Content Creator

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