If you are at all familiar with Rockwell Automation® PanelView™ operator interfaces, you have at least concluded that they have a wide selection of terminals. When comparing PanelView terminals, there’s a lot to take in. This blog condenses 23 webpages and half-a-dozen into a readable synopsis.
The Micro870 is expanding the realm of the Micro800 line and improving its performance. It has a much larger memory capacity to go along with its new expanded IO (I/O) in the effort to target large standalone machine applications that were once in the wheelhouse of the MicroLogix 1400.
Anyone that’s been in the world of Industrial Automation for some time will be familiar with the term PLC-5. You may have seen the announcements that it is entering the End of Life phase. This blog post is to help you understand your options and make the right choice for your business.
One of the questions I get asked often relates to what network communication options are available with the myriad of automation controllers available today. The use of these communication options varies as much as the different protocols that have been created over the years.