New PLC Basics, Second Edition!

Expanded with new lessons on Ethernet drivers, BOOTP, OSRs, Photo Eyes, Floating Point, and much more! I’m very happy to announce that after several long weeks in the studio, my updated PLC Basics course is now available! In this new “Second Edition,” I have re-recorded every single lesson, allowing me to expand many of the lessons, add additional hands-on…

PanelView Plus Training Course Coming

Over the last few years, some of the most popular articles here on The Automation Blog have been those about Allen-Bradley’s PanelView Plus HMIs. Not only are the articles popular, but the most asked question in article comments also seem to be about the PanelView Plus. Which brings me to the purpose of this article, and the…

Micro800 Training Course Coming

If you’ve visited TheAutomationMinute.com lately, you’ve seen that I’ve started publishing a series of videos on the Micro800. Part of the reason for this is, while I still believe the MicroLogix 1000 is the best PLC to learn on (via my course at www.PLC-Basics.com) there’s no denying that the Micro800 is Rockwell’s new line of lost cost Micro…

PLC Basics Course Now Available Digitally!

I’m please to announce that my Micro PLC Basics training course, previously only available on DVD, has just been released for “Video On-Demand” streaming! Now anyone who wants to learn PLCs can watch my PLC video course in HD, on-demand from any internet connected video device (including smart phones and tablets!) And because it’s “video on-demand,” viewers no longer have to wait a week or more for the physical…