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Rockwell releases MicroLogix 1000 to Micro800 conversion tool

Earlier this week (in this article) we covered the "MicroLogix 1000 to Micro800 Migration Guide" which Rockwell released shortly after announcing the 1000 and 1500 had been re-classified as "End of life." At the same time, Rockwell also released a "MicroLogix...

How to migrate from the PanelView Component to PanelView 800

As we discussed earlier today, Rockwell has announced the "end of life" dates for the PanelView Component 4", 6" and 10" models. With that in mind, in this article we'll look at what you need to do to migrate from...

Beginner's PLC (P26)

In The Automation Podcast: Episode 26, we discuss two different options when choosing a Beginner's PLC. Note - You'll find more information about choosing a Beginner's PLC in our companion article below: Blog: Beginner's PLC Listen to the Podcast: NOTE - Below are the...

RSLogix Micro: Selecting the Controller Type

Recently a reader posted on The Automation Forums asking how he could set or change the I/O base selected in his RSLogix Micro program. Since it's not completely straight forward, I thought I'd post a short article with screenshots showing how...

Allen-Bradley Micro820 (Video, TAM S2 E09)

In The Automation Minute, Season 2 Episode 9, Shawn Tierney unboxes an Allen-Bradley Micro820. If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads of The Automation Minute for just $1 each...

How to set a CompactLogix Ethernet address using BOOTP

In today's article I walk you through how to use the BOOTP DHCP Utility to set a CompactLogix processor's Ethernet address. NOTE: You can also set a CompactLogix processor's IP address through either Serial or USB. To learn how to,...

Can Multiple ControlLogix Controllers Control the Same I/O (P28)

In The Automation Podcast: Episode 28, we discuss if Multiple ControlLogix Controllers can Control the Same I/O. Note - You'll find more information about multiple controllers using the same I/O in our companion article below: Blog: Can Multiple PLC's Control the Same...

Setup RSLinx Ethernet Comms to Micro800 (Video, TAM S3 44)

Learn how to communicate with your Micro800 using Ethernet and RSLinx in Episode 44 of The Automation Minute Season 3: If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses HERE. You can now buy high definition digital downloads of The...

The New Features Of Studio 5000 Logix Designer v31 (P42)

Today we discuss the new features that come with Studio 5000 Logix Designer version 31, in Episode 42 of The Automation Podcast. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 365833199 w=750 h=420] Listen to the Podcast:

How to setup RSLinx comms and connect to a MicroLogix 1100

So you need to know how to setup RSLinx Classic to communicate to an Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1100 using Ethernet in order to download or go online with RSLogix? Well you're in luck as in today's article I'll walk you step by...

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