This week on The Automation Minute

Monday I walked through how to use BOOTP to set a CompactLogix's Ethernet Address:

Tuesday I discussed things you need to know before flashing a CompactLogix:

Wednesday I walked through flashing a CompactLogix's firmware over USB:

Thursday I walked through flashing a CompactLogix's firmware over Ethernet:

And today (Friday) I walked through the VMware settings I used with RSLinx, ControlFlash, and BOOTP:

I hope you found this week's videos helpful. Next week I plan on covering the writing and downloading of programs, as well as Forcing I/O and using a Timer.

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Shawn Tierney
Automation Instructor and Blogger

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