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What is a Programmable Automation Controller? (PAC)

Most major automation vendors have a Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) line, and today I'll attempt to add some clarity as to what a PAC is, and how it differs from the classic PLC. What is a "Programmable Automation Controller?" Most people you...

Learn about the programming software used with CompactLogix and ControlLogix (Video, TAM S2 E27)

Learn what versions of RSLogix and Studio 5000 support the CompactLogix and ControlLogix in episode 27 of The Automation Minute Season 2. If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads...

Learn about CompactLogix and ControlLogix hardware (Video, TAM S2 E26)

Learn about the CompactLogix and ControlLogix hardware in episode 26 of The Automation Minute Season 2. If you've found this video helpful, checkout my training courses here. You can now buy high definition digital downloads of The Automation Minute for just $1...

Price Comparison: 1756-L8 vs 1756-L7

In today's article we review how Rockwell's new 1756-L8xE (5580) line of processors stack up price wise with the 1756-L7x (5570) series. Since Rockwell released its new 5580 processors (1756-L83E, 1756-L85E,) we've been receiving regular updates from our readers about...

Studio 5000 Logix Designer Version 28 Released, 1756-L83E Shipping, 5580 Firmware Online

Last week at Automation Fair a lot of attention was given to Rockwell's new ControlLogix 5580 line. Now it appears everything needed to build a system utilizing these new controllers is available. First up, version 28 of Studio 5000 Logix Designer software used to program the...

1756-ENBT no longer silver? (EOL)

Back in April we reported that Rockwell had updated the "life cycle" listing of its 1756-ENBT module to "End Of Life." At the time they even listed a discontinuation date of December 31st, 2016, as seen in the below screenshot and discussed in...

Automation Fair 2015 Pre-Show, 1756-L85E, 5069 I/O (P32)

Learn about the 5580 1756-L85E ControlLogix, 5069 Compact I/O our session picks in our Automation Fair 2015 pre-show in episode 32 of The Automation Podcast. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 365836149 w=750 h=420] Listen to the Podcast:

Rockwell Announces New ControlLogix 5580 Controller

Rockwell Automation just announced its new line of ControlLogix 5580 Controllers. Timed to coincide with Automation Fair next week, Rockwell states its new controllers provide faster performance, reduced complexity, and enhanced security. Rockwell states this new line of controllers provides up to 45...

Deal of the Week: ControlLogix Processors, Racks, Comm Modules

Deals of the Week: I'm always on the lookout for a good deal, and this week I've come across three on ControlLogix: 1756-L55, Ethernet, I/O Modules, PS & Chassis: $1,250 ControlLogix 1756-L55 with Ethernet, Eight I/O modules, Chassis, and Power Supply listed...

Deal of the Week: ControlLogix L61B Processor

Deal of the Week: ControlLogix 5561 Processor I'm always on the lookout for a good deal, and this is one of the best prices I've seen on an L61 Series B! ControlLogix 1756-L61 Series B currently at $450 Free Shipping, Seller with...

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