Integrating XY-MD02 Sensor Modbus RTU Click PLC

Integrating an XY-MD02 Sensor with Modbus RTU into Click PLC

Using Modbus RTU (RS485), we will connect the XY-MD02 Temperature and Humidity Sensor to the Click PLC. The Click will be the Client (Master), and the Sensor will be the Server (Slave). This is an ideal sensor to place in a panel to ensure that the panel is within a working temperature and humidity range. … Read more

Mastering PLC – What you need to know!

In the current era of automation and digitization, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) have emerged as integral components for varied industries, including manufacturing, construction, and more. Mastering the PLC and what you need to know involves different facets of the PLCs. Understanding their basics to troubleshooting common concerns is crucial in optimizing their efficiency and application. … Read more

Top 7 problems with beginners using ladder logic

Here are the top 7 problems and concepts beginners struggle with using ladder logic (Ladder Diagram). Ladder logic is a programming language used in PLCs, and it is based on the graphical representation of electrical relay logic circuits. Many beginners struggle with ladder logic because it requires a different mindset than traditional programming languages like … Read more

Productivity 2000 PLC Drum Sequencer Instructions

Productivity 2000 PLC Drum Sequencer Instructions

The PLC productivity series includes a Drum and Sequencer instruction that can be very useful. The Drum instructions function similarly to an electromagnetically-operated drum sequencer. To better understand this concept, consider the mechanics of a music box. A small drum with pegs catches and flicks the chimes in a specific sequence to produce a tune. … Read more

Cutting-Edge Hardware of Arduino Opta IoT PLC

Arduino Opta IoT PLC Hardware

Arduino, the leading open-source electronics platform, has recently launched a new piece of hardware called the Arduino Opta IoT PLC. The device has been designed to enable the development of advanced industrial automation solutions, making it a game-changer in the world of IoT and Industry 4.0. In this blog post, we will look closer at … Read more

PLC Programming for Beginners: 17 Common Questions Answered!

PLC Programming for Beginners: 17 Common Questions Answered!

PLC programming for beginners can seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right resources, anyone can get up and running quickly. Here are the 17 most common frequent questions answered. This is a great place to start for anyone learning about PLC programming. Through thorough explanations of key concepts and answers to … Read more