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Project Libraries in TIA Portal (P204)

This week I meet back up with John DeTellem of Siemens to learn about Project Libraries in TIA Portal in this episode of The Automation Podcast For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq6NlF3A9tw?rel=0] Listen to the Podcast on...

Siemens S7-1200 G2 (P203)

This week I meet up with Luis Narvaez of Siemens to learn all about their new S7-1200 G2 (generation 2) PLC in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: Listen to the Podcast...

IXON Secure Remote Access and Edge Gateway (P202)

This week I meet up with Brandon Penrod of IXON to learn about their Remote Access and IoT Edge Gateway Solutions in this episode of The Automation Podcast For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LezTi1tjpw?rel=0] Listen to the...

Error Building Micro800 Project in CCW v22 (qa240507)

In today's Q & A I review a student's CCW Project to understand what is preventing it from building: Note: Automation Q & A is a member/supporter level 2 perk. Learn more about our membership/supporter options here. [vimeo 943727581]https://player.vimeo.com/api/player.js

Siemens S7-1200 G2 (P203) Member Early Access

This week I meet up with Luis Narvaez of Siemens to learn all about their new S7-1200 G2 (generation 2) PLC in this episode of The Automation Podcast. Note - Members get early access to this episode. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Note: Early...

First Look: Rockwell’s Studio 5000 v36 (TME01)

In Episode 1 of The Automation Show First Looks for Members, I take a look at the official Rockwell public technical presentation for Studio 5000 version 36. If you'd like to become a member and unlock this and all member only posts, you can do so here. For more information, check...

No Charging Downtime for AMRs, Forklifts, and Drones using Capacitive Power from CaPow (P201)

This week I meet back up with Noam Geffen of CaPow to learn what's new with their Capacitive Power Solution for AMRs, Forklifts, and Drones in this episode of The Automation Podcast For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation...

Second Look: Rockwell PAC and PV Generations (SL01)

A good friend of mine and I were talking about how many different generations Rockwell had made of Logix and PanelView products, and I was surprised we came up with totally different opinions! In Episode 1 of The Automation Show Second Looks below, I discuss my options, and if you'd...

First Look: S7-1200 Gen 2 (S2E07)

Today I take a first look at the new S7-1200 G2 (Generation 2) Technical Presentation in this episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BUqXEiI8rU?si=quqtRFkDh_6q9X_J] The Automation Show, Episode S2E07 Show Notes: Link to the presentation covered in the above episode. Vendors: Would...

TAP Episode 200: Office Tour, Reflections, and Sincere Thanks! (P200)

This week I give a tour of our new offices, share some reflections after 200 episodes, and express my thanks to YOU my audience, all in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation...

Paessler PRTG: IT and OT Monitoring Solution (P199)

This week I meet up with Johannes Liegert of Paessler to learn all about their IT and OT Monitoring Solution, PRTG, in this episode of The Automation Podcast For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dedI9Zvg_3Q?rel=0] Listen to the...

Unified Basic & Unified Comfort Panel First Look (S2E06)

Today I take a first look at the Unified Basic and Unified Comfort Panel HMI's from Siemens in this episode of The Automation Show. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Show on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBKTGSCPYMw?rel=0] The Automation Show, Episode S2E06 Show Notes: Special thanks...

New Unified Basic Panel HMIs (P198)

This week I meet up with Ramey Miller of Siemens to learn all about their new Unified Basic Panel HMIs in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqBg85vfv3s?rel=0] Listen to the Podcast...

Arduino Starter Kit Roundup: Four 2024 Kits Compared (Article & TMS06)

In this day and age, it can be easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices we are confronted with. Search up anything online, and you'll find hundreds of different products, all slightly different from the next, with a whole range of reviews and prices. It can...

Elegoo “Most Complete” Arduino Starter Kit: The Customer’s Choice (Article & TMS05)

In today's article we're going to talk about the most popular Arduino Starter kit on Amazon, Elegoo's "Most Complete" Uno R3 Kit, cover the projects we tested, and share our overall experience and key takeaways. Note: You can support our work by purchasing your own Elegoo starter kit using our...

Unitronics PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, and Servos (P197)

This week I meet up with Kelby Seyl of Unitronics to learn all about their PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, and Servos in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-azGqLqvOlQ?rel=0] Listen to the Podcast...

Sunfounder’s Arduino Uno R4 Elite Explorer Kit: Playing With The Next Generation (Article & TMS04)

In today's article we're going over the most expensive Arduino starter kit of the three we picked up, the Sunfounder Elite Explorer kit which sets itself apart from the others by including the new and improved Uno R4. Let's see if it can take advantage of the updated architecture...

Smraza Arduino Starter Kit First Look: $20 and a Dream (Article & TMS03)

Today we're taking a look at a budget friendly starter kit, the Smraza Arduino Uno R3 kit, a $20 bundle that's a surprising value as it comes with an Arduino Uno R3 and a kit full of components. Note: You can support our work by purchasing your own Smraza starter...

Siemens Industrial Computers (P196)

This week I meet up with Kristen Quasey of Siemens to learn what's new with their line of Industrial Computer products in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZA16VDTo5w?rel=0] Listen to the...

Building Projects from the Official Arduino Starter Kit (TMS02)

In today's video Joseph builds and details some of the Projects found in the Official Arduino Starter Kit. If you'd like us to develop an affordable online course on using Arduinos, please leave us your feedback here. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-sUl5lSEV0?rel=0] Thanks for watching our Official Arduino Starter Kit Unboxing! To see a list...