DH-485 Comms Hardware and RSLinx Setup (Video, TAS 25)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover the different hardware used to connect a PC to a DH-485 network, as well as how to configure RSLinx Classic Drivers for each: For more information, check out the "Show...

Siemens PLC and HMI Starter Kit (Video, TAS 11)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show we open a brand new Siemens PLC and HMI Starter Kit: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 368562755 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show, Episode 11 Show Notes: Siemens...

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,...

Does the Feature Pack make CCW look more like Logix? (Video, TAS 5)

In today's episode of The Automation Show, we take a look at the Automation Fair 2018 presentation on what's new in CCW v11, and then take a first hand look to see if the Feature Pack makes CCW look...

First Time Using A Siemens Basic Panel (Video, TAS 23)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I connect a Siemens KTP-700 Basic Panel to a S7-1200 for the first time: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 366830832 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show, Episode...

How To Add Ethernet Point I/O To ControlLogix (Video, TAS 17)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, we take a look at how you add Ethernet Point I/O to a ControlLogix system: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 366838759 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show,...

CompactLogix 5380 Experience Kit (Video, TAS 1)

I take a look at what comes inside of Rockwell's CompactLogix 5380 Experience Kit in today's episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the Show Notes located below the video. [vimeo 368595529 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show, Episode 1...

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...

ControlLogix Reading Data From CompactLogix, MicroLogix, and SLC-500 over DH-485 (Video, TAS 26)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how you can use the MSG (Message) Instruction in the ControlLogix to read data from CompactLogix, MicroLogix, and SLC-500 over a DH-485 network: For more information, check out the "Show...

Automation Q & A for April, 2019 (Video, TAS 13)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show we review viewer questions on a wide range of topics: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 366846567 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show, Episode 13 Show Notes: Support Shawn's...