OptoNews: How to control your MicroLogix PLC from your phone

Posted by Jean Femia on Jul 1, 2015 5:01:13 PM

What's on your MicroLogix™ PLC that you'd like to monitor or control from a mobile device?

Machine status? Temperatures and pressures? Valves and pumps?

Whatever it is, you can see it and do it now with a groov mobile operator interface. 

In our latest groov Workshop video you'll watch Opto 22's Director of Training, Mary St. John, build and use a simple interface for a MicroLogix PLC that's communicating as a Modbus/TCP slave. You'll learn how to:

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Topics: Videos, Process control, Discrete control, groov, PLCs, Remote monitoring, optonews, Integrators, OptoNews 2015-07-01

OptoNews: Your career at Opto 22!

Posted by Jean Femia on Jul 1, 2015 5:00:12 PM

Ever thought about working at Opto 22? Here's a chance to do just that—three chances, in fact.

Right now we're looking for people to fill 3 positions:

  • Senior Technical Writer
  • Software Developer
  • Corporate Sales Engineer

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Topics: optonews, OptoNews 2015-07-01, Careers

OptoNews: Happy 4th of July

Posted by Jean Femia on Jul 1, 2015 4:59:23 PM

Here in Temecula we celebrate the 4th of July by grilling hot dogs and hamburgers, eating ice cream, and then heading over to the sports park to watch fireworks set to music from our local radio station.

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Topics: Videos, optonews, OptoNews 2015-07-01

OptoNews tech tip: Accuracy and resolution

Posted by Jean Femia on Jul 1, 2015 4:58:26 PM

Accuracy and resolution both appear in specifications for our SNAP analog modules. But what do they mean, exactly? 

Accuracy

Let's start with accuracy, which is pretty easy to understand. Accuracy is how close a measured value is to reality, to the true quantity of what is being measured. 

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Topics: Process control, Tips, optonews, OptoNews 2015-07-01

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