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Flashback Friday! The SLC-500 Blue Demo Case

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Welcome to The Automation Blog's "Flashback Friday!" Today's Flashback Friday article is a little different than previous editions. Today I'm highlighting a piece of legacy hardware, the SLC-500 blue demo case. When I got my first job in the automation industry back in 1990, the SLC-500 was the...

Setup Micro800 USB Comms

Rockwell's Micro830 and 850 have convenient USB programming ports built in, and an optional USB programming port can be added to Micro810 and 820. In today's article I'll show you how to setup communications to those USB programming ports, as...

Micro 810 USB Adapter (Video, TAM S2 E06)

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In The Automation Minute, Season 2 Episode 6, Shawn Tierney unboxes and installs an Allen-Bradley Micro 810 USB Adapter. If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads of The Automation...
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Micro800 Index: Links to all our articles, podcasts, and videos

Insights In Automation's Micro800 Index (16) Updated on March 30th, 2015 Today we're featuring all the articles, podcasts, and videos we've posted on the topic of Rockwell's Micro800s. If there’s a new Micro800 topic you’d like to see covered, let us know by clicking on the "post a...

How To Enable Legacy PLCs In Integrated Architecture Builder

So you've updated Rockwell's Integrated Architecture Builder to gain access to new devices like the 5580 and 5380 Controllers. Then later you realize you can no longer create projects with older controllers like the ControlLogix 5560, CompactLogix L23 and L3x,...
RSLogix 5 Ladder Logic Sum a Integer File using a FAL

RSLogix 5 Ladder Logic Sum a Integer File using a FAL

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This is a simple RSLogix 5 program designed to show how the FAL Instruction can be used to sum and entire integer file for use in calculating a running average. Requirements: RSLogix 5 Version: 4.10 Additional Requirements: None File Size: 16.9...
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The 1769-AENTR as seen at Automation Fair 2013

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Mid-morning of the first day of Automation Fair 2013, I had the fortune of participating in a show floor meeting with Dexter Long, the CompactLogix product manager for Rockwell Automation. The meeting was to discuss the newly announced (and long desired)...

Unboxing a MicroLogix 1000 (Video M1E21)

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In The Automation Minute: Episode 21, I walk you through the unboxing of an Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1000. Note: To find out how you can get a copy of the complete Micro Programmable Controller Training video visit http://www.TheAutomationSchool.com If you've found this video...
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The Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1000

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  UPDATE: Rockwell discontinued the MicroLogix 1000 in June of 2017. Launched in 1994, the MicroLogix 1000 was the first Micro PLC released from Allen-Bradley. Seen as a replacement for the bulky SLC-500 Fixed unit, the MicroLogix 1000 was substantially smaller and...

Using the LCD to enable the MicroLogix 1100's DCOMM mode (Video M1E43)

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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...