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PanelView Standard to SLC-500 & MicroLogix over DH-485 (Video S30)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to use PanelBuilder 32 to create and download a program to a PanelView Standard to communicate to a SLC-5/03 and MicroLogix PLCs over a Data Highway 485 network: For...

PLC Backups: A Look at AssetCentre

If many moons have passed since you began working with programmable logic controllers, then you will undoubtedly have memories of sitting in front of a laptop, hoping that it will boot, because it contains the most up to date...

Mitsubishi HMI Overview: GOT2000 (Video, TAP 49)

In this week's episode of The Automation Podcast, Jeff Brown from Mitsubishi provides us with an overview of the GOT2000 line of HMIs: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 377502347 w=750 h=420] Listen...

HMI and SCADA Alarms with Meaning

Picture this: You enter a control room and immediately suffer sensory overload as a result from an overwhelming number of audible alarms and flashing lights. As you take in the situation, you notice that your operators are frantically clicking every...

HMI and SCADA Performance and Optimization

“These displays take forever to load!” It's a common and very audible frustration I've heard in many control rooms over the course of my career. And I have to admit, these complaints are often quite valid. I've personally observed it taking...

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...

Using the Micro800 Simulator with CCW and FTView (Video, TAS 15)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, we take a look at how you can use the Micro800 Simulator with CCW and FactoryTalk View & Linx: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 366840394...

Connect FactoryTalk View and Linx to the Micro800

One of my connections recently shared how he was able to connect FactoryTalk View Studio to the new Micro800 Simulator (thanks Floyd!) After reviewing his email, I thought it would be a great opportunity share with everyone how you setup...

Metal Stamping and Can Making

In today's article I'll share the best video tutorials I've found covering how metal stamp presses work, what common functions are automated, and the processes used to make aluminum beverage cans. The Why: New Lessons So you may be asking why...

What's New in Connected Components Workbench 12

Earlier this week Rockwell released version 12 of Connected Components Workbench. Below I'll summarize the new features as documented in the release notes: New CCW Features: Support for new products including the Micro870 with AC Inputs, Spectrum Controls MicroSD plug-in module...

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