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Sharing Data Between A-B Programmable Controllers

Recently, one of our community members asked how he could go about sharing data between various Allen-Bradley PLCs. First he needed to share Tag Values between two ControlLogix controllers, after which he needed to read...

Stepless Multi-Variable Closed Loop PID Tuning from PiControl (P102)

Ivan Mohler introduces us to Pi Control's Stepless Multivariable Closed Loop Tuning in Episode 102 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple,...

SIMUMATIK Simulation Software (P101)

Mikel Ayani introduces us to Simumatik Simulation Software in Episode 101 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,...

What's New in Studio 5000 Logix Designer v34

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In March of 2022, Rockwell Automation released Studio 5000 Logix Designer version Thirty-Four. As I tend to do with each release, I recently downloaded the software, read the release notes, and set out to install...

The Future Of Automation: Special Extended Episode of The Automation Podcast (P100)

Welcome to a very special edition of The Automation Podcast! To celebrate our 100th Episode, I reached out to five of our previous guests from Siemens, Rockwell, Mitsubishi, Phoenix Contact and the ISA to interview...

SNAP Industrial Ethernet Fault Identification by PROCENTEC (P99)

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Matthew Dulcey of PROCENTEC introduces us to SNAP Industrial Ethernet Fault Identification Episode 99 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google,...

Data Logger Plus from Prosoft Technology (P98)

Victor Parangelo introduces us to Data Logger Plus from Prosoft Technologies in Episode 98 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google,...

Inside The Book Of CODESYS with author Gary Pratt

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Gary Pratt gives us a detailed look at his new book, The Book Of Codesys, in Episode 97 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the...

Next Generation Automation with Schneider Electric (P96)

Louis Arone introduces us to the Next Generation of Automation Systems from Schneider Electric in Episode 96 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen...

It's Time To Free The Tech

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Editorial Note: My goal in publishing this article is to bring awareness of the need to convince governments to take a new, honest look at previously classified patents, specifically those that relate to energy...

Siemens Motion Control (P95)

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Kevin Wu introduces us to the Motion Control Capabilities of Siemens PLCs in Episode 95 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple,...

Video: Siemens S7-1500 Must Have Manuals

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I cover the "essential" S7-1500 manuals that new users will want to have quick access to in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5 Episode 28 Show Notes: Episode Links: - Siemens Support...

Video: Siemens S7-1200 Must Have Manuals

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I cover the "essential" S7-1200 manuals that new users will want to have quick access to in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5 Episode 27 Show Notes: Episode Links: - Siemens Support...

Snap Signal from Banner – A Comprehensive IIoT Productivity Solution (P94)

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Sean Foley introduces us to Snap Signal from Banner in Episode 94 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,...

First Look: MOXA NAT-102

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I take a first look at the NAT-102 Industrial Network Address Translation Device from MOXA today on The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5 Episode 29 Show Notes: Special thanks to MOXA for sending in...

Video: Top S7 PLC Manuals

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I cover the "must have" manuals that new users of Siemens S7 PLCs will want to have easy access to in this episode of The Automation Minute.  The Automation Minute, Season 5 Episode 26 Show...

ARC Advisory Group (P93)

Larry O'Brien introduces us to the ARC Advisory Group in Episode 93 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,...

iQagent: Augmented Reality for Industrial Automation (P92)

Bob Meads introduces us to IQagent: AR for Industrial Automation, in Episode 92 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast:  Listen via Apple, Google, Pandora,...

Siemens PLC How-Tos

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The Automation Blog's Siemens S7 PLC Content (35) Updated on 03/03/2022 This article includes links to all of our Siemens S7 How-To's and Perspectives. To learn about our affordable Siemens S7 training course, click here.   Getting Started The Siemens S7-1200 Shawn...

CODESYS (P91)

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Markus Bachmann introduces us to CODESYS in Episode 91 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, TuneIn, YouTube,...