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FactoryTalk Linx (P140)

Today my guest is Ron Bliss who introduces us to what's new with FactoryTalk Linx and FTLinx Gateway in Episode 140 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below...

How To Use The Free CCW Micro800 PLC Simulator (A004)

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In this edition of Automation Tech Tips I walk through how to use the free PLC Simulator for the Micro800 that comes with CCW. For the written version of this video, click here. Note: If...

Why Can't My PanelView Plus Find My MER file? (QA0131)

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Automation Q & A from the Morning Show dated 01/31/23: Recently a community member ran into an issue with a newly purchased machine where the PanelView Plus was showing an error that it could not...

OpenPLC (P139)

Today my guest is Thiago Alves who introduces OpenPLC in Episode 139 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google, Pandora, Spotify,...

Why is PLC-5 I/O Addressed in Octal? (QA0130)

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Automation Q & A for 01/30/23: Recently I was asked why a PLC-5's I/O is addressed in Octal, and I answer that question in today's Automation Q&A below: NOTE: If you need to learn how to...

Created and Test a RSLogix Micro Program Using RSEmulate 500 (A002)

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NOTE: The free "RSLogix Micro Starter Lite" software only works with the MicroLogix 1000, MicroLogix 1100, and free SLC-500/MicroLogix Emulator, Emulate500. To learn how to get all the software covered in this video for...

Your PanelView Plus Firmware May Be Corrupt… (QA0125)

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Automation Q & A for 01/25/23: I was asked by a member of our community recently what he should do now that his PanelView Plus 600 is booting up to an error like, "Your PanelView...

How to download RSLogix Micro, RSLinx, and Emulate 500 for free in 2023 (A001)

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NOTE: The free "RSLogix Micro Starter Lite" software only works with the MicroLogix 1000, MicroLogix 1100, and free SLC-500/MicroLogix Emulator, Emulate500. If you need help learning to use RSLogix, check out my Five-Star rated PLC...

Manufacturing Hub co-host Dave Griffith (P138)

Today my guest is Dave Griffith, co-host of the Manufacturing Hub show, who tells us about his career, company, and co-hosting his show, all in Episode 138 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check...

Siemens ET 200SP Motor Starters (P137)

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Today my guest is Mark Berger of Siemens who introduces us to the ET 200SP Motor Starter line in Episode 137 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below...

Industrial Ethernet Switches from Antaira (P136)

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Today my guest is Scott Preston of Antaira who introduces us to their line of Industrial Ethernet Switches in Episode 136 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below...

What's New In Studio 5000 V35

Late last year Rockwell released version 35 of Studio 5000 Logix Designer, and in today's article I'll cover the highlights of what's new and updated in the latest release. New Features: Axis Test Mode: Feature...

eCommerce for Manufacturing (P135)

Curt Anderson from B2Btail talks eCommerce for Manufacturing in Episode 135 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio,...

Holiday Special Edition of The Automation Podcast (P134)

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Shawn Tierney wraps up 2022 with a Holiday Special Episode of The Automation Podcast covering the Top Ten Episodes and Shows of 2022, as well as his plans for 2023! For more information, check out...

Automation Ladies Podcast (P133)

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Nikki Gonzales of the Automation Ladies Podcast is our guest in Episode 133 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google, Pandora,...

What's New In TIA Portal v18 (P132)

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This week our guest is John DeTellem from Siemens, and he covers What's New in TIA Portal V18 in Episode 132 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below...

Eight Advantages Of Using IO-Link (P131)

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Sean Foley from Banner Engineering covers Eight Advantages of IO-Link in Episode 131 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google, Pandora,...

Using Siemens VFDs with A-B PLCs (P130)

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Jackie Stokes explains how to use Siemens VFDs with Allen-Bradley PLCs on Ethernet/IP, RIO, or DeviceNet in Episode 130 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch...

Automation Business Value Growth (P129)

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Bryan Powrozek from Clayton McKervey discusses Growing the Business Value of Automation Businesses in Episode 129 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via...

Copia Automation's Device Link (P128)

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Adam Gluck tells us about Copia Automation's new Automatic PLC Backup feature, Device Link, in Episode 128 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen...