In this article we are going to look at one of the more “advanced” capabilities of the Studio 5000/Logix platform of programmable automation controllers (PAC’s). Specifically, how we can create and configure Studio 5000 Add-On Instructions.
I used the term “advanced” in quotes, because to create simple Studio 5000 Add-on Instructions is not a difficult task, more, it’s an understanding of what they are, when to use them, and how to use them that is the more difficult piece.
If you’ve ever wondered what this extremely important and powerful feature is, then I encourage you to keep reading. I assure you, once you complete this article you will be looking to leverage Studio 5000 Add-On Instructions in your next automation project.
In this video I will show you step-by-step how configure the your new Stratix 5700 using the Stratix 5700 Express Setup Mode.
While the Express Setup itself is meant to be an easy method by which to configure the Stratix 5700 managed switch, it can be a little daunting initially. As a result, you can waste a considerable amount of time just trying to get passed the initial setup.
Hopefully, this video will alleviate that “pain” and get you up and running and into the switch as quickly as possible. I do recommend, if you haven’t done so already, you check out our introductory video on how to Configure PC to PLC Communication as part of our Networking Essentials video series. Alternatively, you can view it on our YouTube Channel!
We’re excited to share that we’ve updated our video editing software to a Camtasia Studio 9, check out their site here. This is going to give our videos a huge boost in quality and video editing capability. To demonstrate we’ve redone the popular RSLinx Ethernet Configuration video.
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