Programmable Controllers

Programmable Controllers

How to install EDS files and eliminate yellow question marks in RSLinx

It's not uncommon for new products to show up in RSLinx's RSWho as "yellow question marks." And in most cases to connect to the device in question you'll need to install the appropriate EDS file. With that in mind, in today's article...

What's New in Connected Components Workbench 11

Earlier this month Rockwell released version 11 of Connected Components Workbench. Below I'll summarize the new features as documented in the release notes, and I hope to cover some of these new features in more depth in the coming weeks: New...

Using the MicroLogix 1400′s LCD To Change Modes

The MicroLogix 1400's LCD display allows access to many of its features and functions. In today's article we show you how to use it to change this Micro's Run mode: Changing the MicroLogix 1400's mode 1) When the MicroLogix 1400 is powered on,...

Compact GuardLogix 5380 with Safety I/O

Welcome to part six of the nine part series covering my choices 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...

MicroLogix 1400 Installation and Mounting

The MicroLogix 1400 has an extensive installation document referred to as "installation instructions" which you can obtain electronically from Rockwell's website HERE. While these "installation instructions" cover many different topics, in this blog article I'll be focusing on the installation and mounting...

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