In some cases you may need to flash a bit in your PLC program. Let’s say that you have an HMI that is not capable of flashing an alarm notification. In that case, you may use the PLC program and one of a number of ways to flash a bit. You can then use that bit on the HMI to indicate a flashing alarm symbol. There are many reasons why you may want to use flashing bits. Let’s open up this lesson and see how you can do that.