DF1 to Ethernet (Video S03)

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In today's episode of The Automation Show, I setup a 515RTAENI DF1 to Ethernet bridge from Real Time Automation. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 368586174 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show, Episode 3 Show Notes: NOTE: Would you...
EthernetIP booth at Automation Fair 2013

Ethernet Basics: Hardware

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One of the best courses I took back in the 90's was an Ethernet Networking course. At the time I was already familiar with DH+, DH-485, and RIO, and like most people I connected to the Internet through a dial-up...

Data Highway Plus to Ethernet (Video S02)

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In today's episode of The Automation Show, I unbox and setup an ANC-100E Data Highway Plus to Ethernet bridge from Automation Networks. For more information about the show (and how you could win an ANC-100E) check out the "Show Notes" located...

The SLC-5/05: How to set the Ethernet IP Address using BOOTP

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How to set the Ethernet IP Address of a SLC-5/05 Controller using the free BOOTP-DHCP utility. If you have a new SLC-5/05, or one that has been reset to Factory Defaults, one option to set it's IP Address is to use...

Message Data Between DF1 And Ethernet Devices (Video S04)

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In today's episode of The Automation Show, we walk through how to message between DF1 and Ethernet devices using the 515RTAENI from Real Time Automation. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [vimeo 368583535 w=750 h=420] The Automation Show,...

Ethernet Basics: Addressing

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In yesterday's article I covered the basics of Ethernet cabling, hubs and switches. In today's article I'll cover the essential Ethernet basics of IP Addressing, including Host IDs, Subnet Masks, Default Gateways, and Reserved Addresses. Ethernet IPv4 Address and Subnet Mask...

ControlLogix Reading Data From CompactLogix, SLC-500, MicroLogix over Ethernet (Video S29)

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

Converting ControlNet I/O to EtherNet I/O

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If you have had ControlLogix systems running in your facility for any amount of time, chances are they contain ControlNet communication modules for the communication between processor chassis and their controlled remote I/O chassis as well as a myriad...

Getting CIP Data from your Stratix Switch

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Have you ever used or thought of using your HMI as a network monitoring tool? What if your HMI system was used for more than just an operational tool? What if it can also help you, as a control system...

Getting Started with an A-B E300 Overload Module

When I was hired at my first professional job in September of 2000, I would soon learn that the facility I was being hired at would undergo a very large expansion in the next nine months. One aspect of that...