Ethernet technologies and Ethernet/IP protocols are an integral part of today’s industrial automation systems. In this, IP Addressing Fundamentals video, I explain in explicit detail, what an IP Address is and how it functions, what a Subnet Mask is and what it’s used for, and finally the role of the Default Gateway.
An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address or IP Addressing serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing.
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In this video I will cover the various IP Communication Types used in Industrial Ethernet networks today.
Gone are the days when electricians and engineers spec and pull bundles of I/O conductors and interlock wires to-from machinery, robotics, and automation systems. As a result running 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inch conduits containing an abundance … Keep on reading!
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, … Keep on reading!
In this video I will show you how to configure PC to PLC communication over an Ethernet network. One of the biggest challenges I see with maintenance personnel and engineering support staff alike is the configurations necessary to configure their laptop or PC’s network settings to be on the same network as the … Keep on reading!