BASIC SWITCHES
  • the basis of all control systems
  • types of switches

PLC DIGITAL INPUT CARDS
  • what is inside of them
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for you

HARD WIRING SWITCHES
  • normally open vs. normally closed
  • when do you use one over the other


DC INPUT CARDS
  • what is inside of them
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for you

LOGICAL "AND" CIRCUIT
  • what is an "AND"
  • how to wire it
  • what logical does it perform


MECHANICAL vs. SOLID STATE SWITCH
  • what is the difference
  • what is bounce
  • how does the input card handle bounce

LOGICAL "OR" CIRCUIT
  • what is an "OR"
  • how to wire it
  • what logical does it perform


PLC DIGITAL OUTPUT CARDS
  • what is inside of them
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for you

COMBO "AND" & "OR" CIRCUIT
  • what is an combo "AND" & "OR"
  • how to wire it
  • what logical does it perform


3 BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF PLC'S
  • understanding the "BLACK BOX"
  • 3 "must" know items about PLC's
  • Basic principals on how they work
  • Items you must know to be successful

RELAYS - CONTACTORS & OVERLOADS
  • what is a relay
  • what is a contactor
  • how do they work
  • what sizes do they come in


SCAN TIME
  • what is it
  • how does it work
  • what you need to know about it

GENERAL SENSOR INFO & SENSOR OUTPUTS
  • what is a sensor
  • how many types of sensors are there
  • what is the final output of the sensor & how does it work


WHICH PLC MODEL DO YOU NEED
  • what determines which model to buy
  • how many I\O do you need
  • do you need floating point math


DIGITAL SENSOR OVERVIEW
  • what is a digital sensor
  • how does it work
  • what does it give the user


PLC ADDRESSING
  • what is it
  • how does it work
  • what you need to know about it

RELAY vs. TRIAC vs. TRANSISTOR OUTPUTS
  • what is a relay - triac - transistor output
  • how do they work
  • what are the differences


PLC CPU MEMORY TYPE'S
  • type of memory used in a PLC
  • why do you care
  • what you need to know

DIGITAL SENSORS A.C. TYPE
  • how A.C. sensor outputs work
  • what do they offer
  • how to apply them


WRAP UP
  • were do you go from here
  • what is next
  • how do proceed in the PLC
DIGITAL SENSORS D.C. TYPE
  • sinking vs. sourcing outputs
  • performance
  • polarity



DIGITAL SENSORS D.C. TYPE
  • sinking vs. sourcing outputs
  • performance
  • polarity



ANALOG SENSORS
  • what are they
  • how do they work
  • how can you use them
  • how to apply them



SERIAL SENSORS
  • what are they
  • how do they work




"CLICK ABOVE TO VIEW A SAMPLE VIDEO"
Included Intro PLC 101 Videos listed below
MOTOR START \ STOP
  • how do I program a start \ stop
  • where can I apply it
  • what is its purpose


ZERO SPEED - MOTION DETECTION WITH 1 TIMER
  • how do I program it
  • how do I use it
  • where can I apply it
  • what is its purpose
FLIP - FLOP USING COUNTER (push on - push off)
  • how do I program a flip \ flop
  • different methods of programming it
  • where can I apply it
  • what is its purpose


ZERO SPEED - MOTION DETECTION WITH 2 TIMERS
  • how do I program it
  • how do I use it
  • where can I apply it
  • what is its purpose
FLIP - FLOP USING ONE SHOT COIL(push on - push off)
  • how do I program a flip \ flop
  • different methods of programming it
  • where can I apply it
  • what is its purpose




Sample Programs (you can download and save)
Listed below are two sample videos: simply click and view.
The list below encompasses topics of exact detail discussed in each video.
CLICK PLC Video Table of Contents
POWER BUDGET
  • what is it
  • how do I deal with it
  • setting up the rack


OUT COMMAND
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • applying it in a program

MEMORY ADDRESSING
  • what is addressing
  • what are elements called
  • what addresses are available



TWO RUNGS USING OUT COMMAND
  • how does it function
  • editing it
  • applying it in a program
I\O ADDRESSING & DATA TYPES  CPU'S & BACKPLANES
  • how do we address CLICK
  • format of numbers
  • CPU types
  • backplanes


"AND" CIRCUIT
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

CLICK SOFTWARE & LINKING UP
  • linking the software to the CPU
  • online vs. offline



"OR" CIRCUIT
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program


CLICK SOFTWARE OVERVIEW - OUTPUT WINDOW
  • software overview
  • the output window


"AND" & "OR" COMBO CIRCUIT
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

NAVIGATION WINDOW - PROGRAM TAB
  • what is it used for
  • how do I apply it
  • features


"NOT" LOGIC
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

NAVIGATION WINDOW - FUNCTION TAB
  • what is it used for
  • how do I apply it
  • features


SET - RESET COMMAND
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

NAVIGATION WINDOW - PLC TAB
  • what is it used for
  • how do I apply it
  • features


CONTROL RELAYS
  • how do I use them
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

ADDRESS PICKER & PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose



SPECIAL RELAYS
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

DATA VIEW
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • data view features



TIMER ON DELAY COMMAND
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

EDITING A PROGRAM
  • how do I edit a program
  • using the editor
  • the editor features



TIMER ACCUMULATING ON DELAY COMMAND
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

CROSS REFERENCE VIEW
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • data view features


COUNTER COMMAND
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

ONE SHOT COIL & CONTACT
  • how do they operate
  • how are they used
  • when are they used


MATH INSTRUCTION
  • how does it work
  • how do I use it
  • how does it operate


INTEGER MATH WITH FLOATING POINT RESULT
  • how does it work
  • when would you I use it
  • no formatting numbers
  • no format conversions necessary


TIMED DRUM
  • what is it
  • how do I program it
  • applying the command


EVENT DRUM
  • what is it
  • how do I program it
  • applying the command

TIMED DRUM w/ JOG
  • adding the jog rung
  • what does it do
  • applying it


EVENT DRUM w/ JOG
  • adding the jog rung
  • what does it do
  • applying it
TIMED DRUM w/ NEW STEP
  • applying the new step rung
  • what does it do
  • programming it in



EVEN T DRUM w/ NEW STEP
  • applying the new step rung
  • what does it do
  • programming it in
DRUM JOG FEATURE
  • more info on the jog feature
  • what does it do
  • applying it



DRUM NEW STEP FEATURE
  • more info on the new step feature
  • what does it do
  • applying it

CPU ANALOG INPUTS
  • hardware wiring
  • software configuring
  • using it in ladder


CPU ANALOG OUTPUT
  • hardware wiring
  • software configuration
  • what is it used for
  • applying it in a program

FOR NEXT LOOP EXPLANATION
  • how is it used
  • explanation of applying it

SHIFT REGISTER EXPLANATION
  • how is it used
  • explanation of applying it

FOR NEXT LOOP PROGRAMMED
  • what is it used for
  • how do I program it
  • demo of it being programmed and used


SHIFT REGISTER - NON LATCHING
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

FOR NEXT LOOP USING OUTPUTS INSIDE OF LOOP
  • what does it do
  • how does it execute
  • pro's and con's of doing this


SHIFT REGISTER - LATCHING
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program

COPYING DF VARIABLES TO DS
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • what happens to the decimal point



COPYING DS VARIABLES TO DF
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • gaining a decimal point

SUB ROUTINES EXPLANATION
  • what are they
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for the programmer



SUB ROUTINES
  • how do I use it
  • what is its purpose
  • how does it function
  • applying it in a program
















Additional CLICK PLC Video's Table of Contents