SLC-500

Connecting a PanelView Plus to a SLC-500 Channel 0 Serial Port

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When looking to upgrade older PanelView 550 or 600 models, it’s common to consider the PanelView Plus 600 as a suitable replacement. For starters, most of the new PVPlus models will fit in the older PanelView cutouts. And, Panelbuilder32 programs import …

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Flashback Friday! RSView32 Top Ten Sorting Demo

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Welcome to The Automation Blog’s “Flashback Friday!” This blog series highlights automation articles and content that I originally posted on my previous website(s) between 1999 to 2013. Today I’m highlighting an RSView32 program I wrote to work with last week’s RSLogix 500 sorting program. In the early spring of 2000, a …

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Flashback Friday! RSLogix 500 Top Ten Sort

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Welcome to The Automation Blog’s “Flashback Friday!” This blog series highlights automation articles and content that I originally posted on my previous website(s) between 1999 to 2013. Today I’m highlighting an RSLogix 500 program I wrote for the SLC-500. In the early spring of 2000, a good friend of mine …

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The Fixed Style SLC-500

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Recently a client called asking what I thought would be the best replacement for a 1747-L40A. But to understand how to size a replacement for this PLC, we’ll first need to understand what that part number represents. In this article I’ll review the models that …

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