MicroLogix

How to download RSLogix Micro, RSLinx, and Emulate 500 for free (2021)

NOTE: The free "RSLogix Micro Starter Lite" software I show how to download in this article only works with the MicroLogix 1000, MicroLogix 1100, and free PLC Emulator. If you need help learning to use...

IFM Encoder to MicroLogix 1100 HSC (S49A)

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Learn how to connect and use an Encoder with a MicroLogix 1100 and High Speed Counter function in this episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the...

How to download RSLogix Micro Lite, RSLinx Lite, and Emulate 500 for free (2020)

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NOTE: The free "RSLogix Micro Starter Lite" software I detail how to get in this article works with the MicroLogix 1000, MicroLogix 1100, and free PLC Emulator. If you need help learning to use it,...

PanelView 800 to MicroLogix, CompactLogix, & SLC-5/03 over DH-485 (Video S34)

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

Programmable Controller Course Starter Packs Now Available

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If you (or someone you know would) like to learn how to setup and program Programmable Controllers, you can now save up to 20% with our new "multi-course" starter packs starting at just $99.99. Our...
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Field Report: Memory Module Issues with new MicroLogix 1400s

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Today I'd like to share a helpful "field report" that was posted in our forums recently. The report came in from Bill Hosay of DataVisual Controls, LLC, and if you'd like to see his original post you...

Message Data Between DF1 And Ethernet Devices (MSG, 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...

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...

How to Message (MSG) data from a MicroLogix 1400 to a MicroLogix 1100 over...

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In Today's article I walk you through how to Message data from a MicroLogix 1400 to a MicroLogix 1100 over Ethernet using the MSG instruction. Note: In this example I have a MicroLogix 1400 at IP...

How to Message (MSG) Data between MicroLogix Controllers over Ethernet (Video, TAM S4 E44)

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In this episode I demonstrate how to message data from a MicroLogix 1400 to an 1100 over Ethernet using the MSG instruction (Episode 44 of The Automation Minute Season 4:) If you've found this video...

How to Message (MSG) data from a MicroLogix 1400 to a SLC-5/05 over Ethernet

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In Today's article I walk you through how to Message data over Ethernet using the MSG instruction from a MicroLogix 1400 to a SLC-5/05 . Note: In this example I have a MicroLogix 1400 at IP Address...

How to Message (MSG) data from a MicroLogix to a SLC-500 over Ethernet (Video,...

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In this episode I demonstrate how to message data from a MicroLogix 1400 to a SLC-5/05 over Ethernet using the MSG instruction (Episode 43 of The Automation Minute Season 4:) If you've found this video...

How to Message (MSG) data from a SLC-5/05 to a MicroLogix 1400 over Ethernet

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In Today's article I walk you through how to Message data from a SLC-5/05 to a MicroLogix 1400 over Ethernet using the MSG instruction. Note: In this example I have a SLC-5/05 at IP Address 192.168.1.47, and...

How to Message (MSG) data from a SLC-500 to a MicroLogix over Ethernet (Video,...

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In this episode I demonstrate how to message data from a SLC-5/05 to a MicroLogix 1400 over Ethernet using the MSG instruction (Episode 42 of The Automation Minute Season 4:) If you've found this video...

Get A-B Programmable Controller data into Microsoft Excel using RSLinx

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In Today's article I'll walk you through how you can bring Allen-Bradley Programmable Controller Data into Microsoft Excel 2016 using RSLinx Classic. NOTE: The below procedure works with any licensed copy of RSLinx Classic, including Single...

How to get A-B PLC data values into MS Excel using RSLinx Classic (Video,...

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In this episode I demonstrate how to use RSLinx Classic to get data from Allen-Bradley Programmable Controllers into Microsoft Excel (Episode 41 of The Automation Minute Season 4:) If you've found this video helpful, checkout...

Connected Components Workbench Now Supports Importing All MicroLogix Programs

Back in February I wrote this article about converting MicroLogix programs to the Micro800 by using CCW and the MicroLogix Library Converter. At the time I also demonstrated how only MicroLogix 1000 programs could be converted,...

Import Any MicroLogix Program Using CCW 11 (Video, TAM S4 E35)

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In this episode I demonstrate how CCW 11 allows you to import any MicroLogix program (but not SLC-500 programs) (Episode 35 of The Automation Minute Season 4:) If you've found this video helpful, checkout my...