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How do I become an automation or controls engineer?
Automation and controls engineering one of many fields available in the industrial manufacturing industry. You are most likely here because you are one of the few who have stumbled upon this job description and are genuinely curious on what is is and how to pursue it. To get started, let us define what …
Create a SD card Image for CompactLogix series processors for backup and restore purposes
https://youtu.be/XeN2yhp6cBg This is a introduction video on how to create a SD card image with a 1784-SD1 and any of the CompactLogix series processors. This is a must-know in your repository of knowledge on how to easily and quickly create a backup of your PLC processor to either load when a process fails …