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First Look: Wago Pro 2 Power Supply

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We take a first look at the Pro 2 Power Supply from Wago in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5 Episode 6 Show Notes: Special thanks to Wago for sending us...

Most Popular Rockwell Tech Notes Of 2020

With another year nearly in the books, I wanted to take a moment to review what links our 300,000+ readers clicked on the most in 2020. Topping the list were the dozens of links to...

Real-Time Maintenance in Industrial Automation (P67)

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Learn about Real-Time Maintenance applications and IFM's products for those applications in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google,...

First Look: MTP1500 Unified Comfort Panel HMI from Siemens

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We take a first look at the MTP1500 Unified Comfort Panel from Siemens, in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5, Episode 5 Show Notes: Special thanks to Siemens for sending us...

IFM Encoder to S7-1500 HSC (S50B)

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Learn how to connect and use an Encoder with an S7-1500 High Speed Counter Input and Technology Object in TIA Portal in this episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the "Show...

SMC EX600 Industrial Wireless (P66)

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Learn about SMC's EX600 Industrial Wireless Communications and IO system in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen to Podcast: The Automation...

First Look: Distance Sensor with Analog Out and IO-Link, Pepperl+Fuchs OMT600-R200-IEP-IO-V1-L

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We take a first look at the Pepperl+Fuchs Laser Distance Sensor, OMT600-R200-IEP-IO-V1-L, in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5, Episode 4 Show Notes: Special thanks to Pepperl+Fuchs for sending us a...

Automation Fair: My Session Picks (so far)

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Automation Fair At Home 2020 is well underway with dozens of different sessions already available on demand. In today's article I share the sessions I took which I think will most appeal to our readers...

Automation Fair Virtual Networking Tour

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Take a tour of the Automation Fair At Home 2020's Virtual Networking Space in Microsoft's AltspaceVR. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The Automation Show, Episode 51 Show Notes: Microsoft's AltspaceVR...

Automation Fair at Home First Look

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Automation Fair at home launched this morning at 8am Eastern Time, and the first thing you'll notice on the show's homepage is a large video player in the center of the page: Aside from the...

First Look: Ultrasonic Sensor with Analog Out and IO-Link, Pepperl+Fuchs UC800-F77S-IU-IO-V31

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We take a first look at the Pepperl+Fuchs Ultrasonic Sensor, UC800-F77S-IU-IO-V31, in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5, Episode 3 Show Notes: Special thanks to Pepperl+Fuchs for sending us a sample...

How To Setup an IFM IOLink Master with Logix

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In this article I'll walk you through how to set up the communications of an IO-Link master with an Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLC. The first thing that needs to be done is to setup up...

Honeywell R520

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Question of the day for you: Are you an “It works fine and there is no need to change it” personality or a “They have a new release out, lets upgrade” personality? Or maybe...

First Look: Pepperl+Fuchs Inductive Proximity Sensor, NRB8-18GS40-E2-IO

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We take a first look at the Pepperl+Fuchs Inductive Proximity Sensor, NRB8-18GS40-E2-IO, in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5, Episode 2 Show Notes: Special thanks to Pepperl+Fuchs for sending us a...

Setting Up Fanuc Ethernet I/O with Studio 5000

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In today’s manufacturing environment, Ethernet is being is being used in place of discrete I/O. Fanuc has made this easier by having the ability to set up I/O via Ethernet that can be easily integrated...

First Look: Pepperl+Fuchs Diffuse Photo Eye, OBD800-R103-2EP-IO

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We take a first look at the Pepperl+Fuchs Diffuse Photo Eye, OBD800-R103-2EP-IO, in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5, Episode 1 Show Notes: Special thanks to Pepperl+Fuchs for sending us a...

ASCII To EtherNet/IP Gateway, RTA 435NBX (P63)

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Drew from Real Time Automation comes on The Automation Podcast to show us how to connect ASCII devices to Allen-Bradley Programmable Controllers via Ethernet. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the...

IFM Encoder to S7-1200 HSC (S50A)

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Learn how to connect and use an Encoder with an S7-1200 High Speed Counter Input in TIA Portal in this episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below...

IFM Encoder to CompactLogix HSC (S49B)

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Learn how to connect and use an Encoder with a CompactLogix and High Speed Counter module in this episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The...

Registration for Automation Fair At Home Now Open

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Registration for this year's "Automation Fair At Home" is now open. As detailed in our interview released yesterday with Tina Dear, Vice President of Industry Marketing for Rockwell Automation, this year's Automation Fair At Home...