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First Look: Connected Components Workbench 12 (video)

We take a first look at the new features of Connected Components Workbench version 12 in this week's episode of The Automation Show : For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.The Automation Show, Episode 12...

What's New in Connected Components Workbench 12

Earlier this week Rockwell released version 12 of Connected Components Workbench. Below I'll summarize the new features as documented in the release notes:New CCW Features:Support for new products including the Micro870 with AC Inputs, Spectrum Controls MicroSD plug-in module...
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Siemens PLC and HMI Starter Kit (video)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show we open a brand new Siemens PLC and HMI Starter Kit: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.The Automation Show, Episode 11 Show Notes: Siemens PLC and HMI...
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Automation Q & A for March, 2019 (video)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show we answer viewer questions on a wide range of automation topics: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.The Automation Show, Episode 10 Show Notes: Free Video Downloads For...

Do you use Alias Tags? Automation Talk for March 22, 2019

One limitation of legacy programmable controllers like the PLC-5, SLC-500, and MicroLogix, was the inability to save "address names," known as "symbols" in the aforementioned products, directly to the controller. And since these "symbols" could only be saved with the...