PLC Learning Series – Understanding Numbers

PLC Learning Series - Understanding Number Values

All programmable logic controllers (PLC) have the same numbering system at their core. This is the same with all computers as well. The status of any memory location can be either on or off. A one (1) will represent an on or “True” status and zero (0) will represent an off or “False” status. This … Read more

What Everybody Ought to Know About PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Numbering Systems

plc basics programmable logic controller

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) are the same as computers. They only understand two conditions; on and off. (1 or 0 / Hi or Low/ etc.) This is known as binary. The PLC will only understand binary, but we must display, understand and use other numbering systems to make things work. Let’s look at the following … Read more