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...

The SLC-5/05: How to set the Ethernet IP Address using RSLogix 500

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How to set the Ethernet IP Address of a SLC-5/05 Controller using RSLogix. Setting a SLC-5/05's IP Address Offline: If you have a project file for your SLC-5/05 controller that your want to edit and download, follow these steps: 1) Open your...

The SLC-5/05: Setup Comms and Download over Ethernet using RSLinx and RSLogix 500

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So you need to know how to setup RSLinx Classic to communicate to an Allen-Bradley SLC-5/05 using Ethernet in order to download (or go online) using RSLogix 500? Well you're in luck as in today's article I'll walk you step-by-step through how...

The SLC-500: Controller Image Gallery

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Here's an image gallery of all five models of SLC-500 Modular Controllers. Have a question or comment? If you do, you can post it by clicking on the comment link below my signature.

The SLC-500: A Tale Of Six Controllers

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The SLC-500 family of Programmable Logic Controllers was quite popular when it launched in the early nineties. The most obvious reason was that it was smaller and less expensive than A-B's flagship product at the time, the PLC-5. The SLC-500 also...
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Is the SLC-500 still viable?

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I recently received a message from someone who had just purchased a used machine with a SLC-500 based control system on it. Because most of his existing systems use simple relay controls, the new owner of the machine was reaching...

SLC-500 Content Index of all our SLC-500 related articles, videos, and podcasts

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The Automation Blog's SLC-500 Blog Index (36) Updated on 09/10/2018 With the recent slew of SLC-500 questions coming into The Automation Forums and The Automation School, I thought it'd be a good time to post a new Blog Index of all my existing SLC-500...

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 192.168.1.66, and a SLC-5/05 at...

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 helpful, checkout my training courses...

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 a MicroLogix 1400 at IP...