Programmable Controllers

Programmable Controllers

Introducing the MicroLogix 1400 (Video, TAM S1 E44)

In The Automation Minute: Episode 44, Shawn Tierney introduces you to the MicroLogix 1400 Note: To find out how you can get a copy of my Micro Programmable Controller training video, please visit http://www.TheAutomationSchool.com   If you've found this video helpful, checkout...

How to setup RSLinx and download to a MicroLogix 1400

So you need to know how to setup RSLinx Classic to communicate to an Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1400 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...

The Third Generation of CompactLogix Controllers (L4x)

The third generation of CompactLogix controllers began with the release of the L43 back in 2006. Designed to bring ControlLogix performance and select features to the CompactLogix line, internally the L4x series shares the same architecture as the 1756-L6x controllers. As...

The SLC-500: Communicate and Download over Serial DF1 using RSLinx and RSLogix 500

So you need to know how to setup RSLinx Classic to communicate over serial with an Allen-Bradley SLC-500 so you can download or go online with RSLogix? Well you're in luck as in today's article I'll walk you through step to setup...

Coming: Refresh of Studio 5000

Welcome to part two of the nine part series detailing my picks for the top new PLC and HMI products shown at Rockwell's Automation Fair 2017. Note: While this series covers the products in which I'm most interested, you'll find...

Downloading Programs to a Micro800

In today's article I'll walk you through how to download a program to a Micro800 using Connected Components Workbench version 10. Preface: If you need a copy of CCW, check out our previous article, Downloading a free copy of Connected Components...

Free RSLogix programming software for MicroLogix 1000 (and 1100,) (Video, TAM S1 E24)

In The Automation Minute: Episode 24, I show you where to get free RSLogix and RSLinx software for the MicroLogix 1000 (and 1100.) Note: To find out how you can get a copy of the complete Micro Programmable Controller Training video...

How To Convert MicroLogix 1000 Programs to Micro800

In today's article I'll walk you through how to convert a MicroLogix 1000 program to a Micro800. To accomplish this, we'll use RSLogix 500 and the Connected Components Workbench "MicroLogix Library Converter" tool. NOTE: If you don't see the tool installed below, your...

Mitsubishi GX Works Communications Setup

In today's article I'll explain how you setup communications in the Mitsubishi Programming Software, GX Works. For those coming to GX Works 3 from GX Works 2 (or earlier,) finding the right area to modify the parameters is the first...

Learn how to monitor ControlLogix Tags on your iPhone and iPad (Video, TAP 37)

Learn how you can view and monitor your ControlLogix Tags on your iPhone and iPad in Episode 37 of The Automation Podcast. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 365838632 w=750 h=420] Listen to the Podcast:

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