Thanks to our viewers, videos content from The Automation Blog saw a doubling of views and subscribers this past year!

Now as we head into the final days of 2021, I wanted to take a moment to share with you the Top Ten most popular episodes of The Automation Show for the last twelve months:

The Automation Show: Top Ten Episodes of 2021

10) How To Set The IP Address Of A S7-1200

9) IFM Encoder to S7-1500 High Speed Counter

8) Add Ethernet Point I/O to a ControlLogix system

7) WAGO PLC Starter Kit Unboxing and Setup

6) Siemens S7-1500 Compact PLC Starter Kit Unboxing

5) Siemens S7-1200: First Time Programming

4) Siemens S7-1200: Signal Modules – Wire, Program, Test

3) Mitsubishi FX-5 PLC: First Time Programming with GX Works 3

2) Wago PLC: First Time Programming

1) Siemens S7-1500: First Time Wiring and Programming

Thanks again for making 2021 our best year to date!

Now as we plan for the new year, I’d love to get your thoughts on the vendors and products we should cover in 2022.

To leave your feedback, just fill in the comment section below my signature (or use the News link at the top of the page to send it into us privately.)

Wising you all very happy, safe, and healthy Holiday Week and New Year!

Until next time, Peace ✌️ 

Shawn M Tierney
Technology Enthusiast & Content Creator

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