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How PLCs Work

... into three core areas. The power supply and rack The central processing unit ( CPU ) The ... our consideration, we’ll look at the more modular rack based systems.  It’s called “modular” because the ...

Book page - Tim Young - 2006-05-11 08:07 - 20 comments

Cheap PLCs

... on eBay.    So I decide that I need a 4-slot rack since this is only for testing (part number 1746-A4) but I should look out for a 7 or even 10 slot rack as well.  For my minimal purposes a power supply like the1746-P1 is ...

Story - Tim Young - 2015-02-06 11:46 - 9 comments

I/O Configuration

... the Find Module dialog is launched automatically. Use rack optimized communication formats for digital I/O modules to minimize amount ... be gone? There's more to it than that. "Use rack optimized "Use rack optimized communication formats for digital I/O ...

Book page - Tim Young - 2007-04-17 13:17 - 3 comments

Connecting Excel to ControlLogix

... in RSLinx: As you can see, I have a 10 slot CLX rack, with a 1756-ENBT card in slot 1 (address 134.200.211.16), and two ...

Story - Tim Young - 2013-10-13 22:05 - 18 comments

An Introduction to RSLogix5000 Tags

... it possible to share tags between controllers in the same rack or over a network. This article does not cover this aspect. Select a ...

Story - Tim Young - 2007-10-06 22:37 - 22 comments

PLC Repair

... Make sure they have the ability to put the part in a rack to fully exercise it before sending it back to you.  How important is ...

Story - Tim Young - 2007-05-03 11:34 - 3 comments

Install and Test a MVI46-MCM Modbus Module for SLC-500

... Technology . The module can be installed in a SLC500 rack so it can communicate to other Modbus devices. This article assumes ... – 16K Memory, OS500 A-B 1746-A7 7-Slot Chassis (rack) A-B 1746-P1/P7 Power Supply If different hardware is used, ...

Book page - Tim Young - 2011-05-19 20:12 - 0 comments

Online Development

... cATM modules snap into an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix rack and communicate directly with SLC 500, PLC -5, MicroLogix, ...

weblink - Tim Young - 2007-12-18 16:47 - 0 comments

Optimizing Performance

... in future Logix controller firmware releases. Use rack optimized communication formats for digital I/O modules to minimize amount ...

Book page - Tim Young - 2007-04-17 13:22 - 0 comments

Communications

... in future Logix controller firmware releases. Use rack optimized communication formats for digital I/O modules to minimize amount ...

Book page - Tim Young - 2007-04-17 13:21 - 0 comments