Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Part 2

Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Part 2

Data handling instructions are used to perform movement and manipulations of the memory in the programmable logic controller. The Productivity 2000 Series PLC has fifteen different data handling instructions that can be used in various applications. This includes all of the data handling instructions. Understanding the full capability of the PLC that you are programming … Read more

Learn 4 Basic Variable Types in PLC Programming

Learn the 4 Basic Variable Types in PLC Programming

There are four fundamental variable types in PLC programming: Boolean, Integer, Real, and String. This is a universal concept for all PLC programming but needs to be clarified due to the acronyms and various names used by manufacturers and PLC hardware. Your controller programming manual will help you understand the terms of the variables in … Read more

Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Part 1

Productivity 2000 PLC Data Handling Instructions Part 1

Data handling instructions are used to perform movement and manipulations of the memory in the programmable logic controller. The Productivity 2000 Series PLC has fifteen different data handling instructions that can be used in various applications. It is important to look at the capabilities of your programmable logic controller. This will lead you to different … Read more

3 Steps to PLC Programming – Learning

3 Steps to PLC Programming - Learning

You’ve had this idea for years since you were a kid. You want to be an electrical engineer, and you’re finally going to follow through on it and learn PLC programming to start your career off right! What? That’s what you thought, anyway. But then you started googling around, trying to figure out how to … Read more

Productivity 2000 PLC Ladder Logic Math

Productivity 2000 PLC Ladder Logic Math

Math instructions perform mathematical calculations. The Productivity 2000 Series PLC has math instructions that you can use in various applications. We will look at the Data Statistics (DATA) and the Math Editor (MATH). We will demonstrate both of these instructions using the examples in the help file. An average wind speed will be calculated using … Read more

Productivity 2000 PLC Ladder Logic Counter

Productivity 2000 PLC Ladder Logic Counter

Most programmable logic controller (PLC) programs will include a counter instruction. The Productivity 2000 Series PLC has two different counter instructions for your program. These can be used in several different ways to adapt to your application. Basically, counters are used to count up or down to a specific limit. When the limit is reached, … Read more