MicroLogix

How To Convert SLC-500 Programs to MicroLogix

In this article we'll look at converting SLC-500 programs to MicroLogix, including how to address two common errors. Step 1) Start by opening RSLogix 500. In this example we open the SLC-500 sample program, IC500DMO.RSS: NOTE: You can't open and convert SLC-500...
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Finding a MicroLogix 1400′s IP and MAC Address

The MicroLogix 1400 includes an Ethernet port with a fixed MAC address, as well as a settable Ethernet IP address. In today's article we'll show you how to find both. Finding the MAC address on a MicroLogix 1400: 1) Thankfully, each MicroLogix 1400...

Using the LCD to enable the MicroLogix 1100's DCOMM mode (Video, TAM S1 E43)

In The Automation Minute: Episode 43, Shawn Tierney walks you through using the MicroLogix 1100’s LCD to enable its DCOMM mode Note: To find out how you can get a copy of my Micro Programmable Controller training video, please visit...

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

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 my training courses here. You can...
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The Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1200

In the year 2000, six years after the MicroLogix 1000 launch and one year after the launch of the MicroLogix 1500, the MicroLogix 1200 was released into the market. This new MicroLogix represented the lower end of Allen-Bradley's second generation of Micro hardware, with the...

MicroLogix 1000 vs. 1100 Part One: Program files

While the MicroLogix 1000 is the least expensive RSLogix based PLC from Rockwell Automation (starting around $150,) it's also the most limited. That in mind, in today's article we'll compare the MicroLogix 1000's "Program Files" with the MicroLogix 1100's, as...
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Free MicroLogix 1000 (and 1100) Programming Software

Update: Click HERE for the latest procedure to download RSLogix Micro, RSLinx Classic, and Emulate 500 for FREE. How to get free programming software for the MicroLogix 1000 and MicroLogix 1100: Step 1: Visit www.AB.com Step 2: Search for MicroLogix Downloads Step 3:...
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The Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1500

UPDATE: Rockwell discontinued the MicroLogix 1500 in May of 2017. In 1999, five years after the launch of the MicroLogix 1000, the first entry in Rockwell's second generation of MicroLogix family was released. The MicroLogix 1500 was substantially different from...

Setup and Download Demo Programs for A-B PLCs (Video, TAP 36)

Watch as I setup a PLC-5, SLC-5/05 & 5/04, MicroLogix 1100 & 1400, ControlLogix L61, L55 & L1, a FlexLogix and COmpactLogix L1 in Episode 36 of The Automation Podcast. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 365838779 w=750 h=420] Listen to the Podcast:

Programmable Controller Course Starter Packs Now Available

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 Standard Starter Pack includes both...

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