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    Join the top 10% of Automation Engineers. Get instant, unlimited access to exclusive content taught by top PLC programmers working in the field.

    Follow a structured learning path, or craft your own path based on your needs, and, what's more, get real answers to your questions from real people in...

  • PLC Progression - Level 1 (Lifetime Access)

    33 videos  |   Buy $99

    Automated control systems are used in many industries throughout the world. These systems may be as simple as a home security or entertainment system, a food production line, a vehicle assembly plant, or a gas refinery.

    If you are interested in obtaining a career in the Controls Engineering a...

  • PLC Progression - Level 2 (Lifetime Access)

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    We have heard from many satisfied customers regarding our easy learning approach and are pleased to present to you the next series of training courses to assist you in your journey to learn PLC Programming.

    If you are just looking to advance your skills in PLC Programming or get a job in the A...

  • PLC Progression - Level 3 (Lifetime Access)

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    Our customers are raving about our easy to learn PLC Programming training series. If you are just looking to get a job in the Automation and Controls Engineering field or just get ahead in your skills, you’ve come to the right place.

    We have many years of combined control system design and pro...

  • PLC Progression - Level 4 (Lifetime Access)

    41 videos  |   Buy $199

    We’ve done it again. We have produced our fourth set of tutorials in our PLC Programming training series. As always, we are using our tried and true method of an easy learning approach to bring you yet another great collection of informational training videos to increase your programming skills....

  • PLC Progression - Level 5 (Lifetime Access)

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    We’d like to introduce our fifth set of tutorials in our PLC Programming training series. Our easy learning approach is employed once again to assist you in your pursuit of becoming a PLC controls engineer.

    We use a logical learning approach which we have perfected by pooling our vast knowledg...

  • PLC Progression - Level 6 (Lifetime Access)

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    Are you looking for a way to sharpen those PLC Programming skills? Well, look no further as we got you covered. This is our sixth set of tutorials in our PLC Programming training series.

    If you have used our five previous courses, you know that we are offering you a foundation of skills that ...

  • PLC Progression - Level 7 (Lifetime Access)

    36 videos  |   Buy $177

    PLC Progression - Level 7

  • PLC Progression - Level 8 (Lifetime Access)

    42 videos  |   Buy $229

    PLC Progression - Level 8 (Lifetime Access)

  • How to Update STEP7 Hardware Catalog

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    In this course, we are going to begin to discuss how to update the hardware catalog in your STEP7 software.

    As you may know, the hardware catalog is the section in your program where you select specific modules with matching catalog numbers that will be used within your control system.

  • How to Configure Profibus-DP Network

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    In this new course what you’re going to learn is to how to configure a Profibus-DP network in both STEP7 version 5.X and TIA Portal.

    When you’re going to create a Profibus DP network, there is a hardware setup and also a software setup.

    Hardware setup is taking a Profibus cable which is a u...

  • Archiving and Retrieving a PLC Project

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    When using PLC program software, like Siemens STEP7, you will need to save a copy of your project files and configuration data to disk, separate from the PLC “working files”. This will allow a “backup” copy to be made so that it can be retrieved at a later time by you or another programmer in cas...

  • ProfiNet Quick Start

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    ProfiNet or, Process Field Net is a robust communications protocol for Industrial Control Systems.

    It is an Industrial Ethernet-based form of communication that is used extensively by Siemens PLCs.

    ProfiNet may be used to connect a variety of devices, including PLCs, HMIs, servo controllers...

  • How to Use FC in PLC Programming

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    In Siemens TIA Portal, an FC is used to define a function which can be executed on command from an organization block or OB. FC's can be thought of as subroutines which the programmer can call from other blocks in the PLC program.

  • How to Use FB in PLC Programming

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    With any controller or computing device, being able to define a function once and reuse the function over and over is a great way to make your program more efficient and robust.

    In Siemens TIA Portal, an FB, or Function Block, is used to define a function, or set of instructions, which can be ...

  • Introduction to Allen Bradley PLCs

    13 videos  |   Buy $69.99

    This course is an introduction to Allen Bradley PLCs.

    Here are the topics that you are going to learn about after taking this course:

    1. Allen-Bradley PLC Platforms
    2. Anatomy of a Rung
    3. Execution of a Rung
    4. Execution of a PLC Program
    5. How a program uses PLC Inputs & Outputs?
    6. An In...

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

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    The term IoT, or the Internet of Things, was coined in the early 2000’s and refers to the emerging network of interconnected devices that work together within an environment to record, transmit, and process data.
    IoT refers to “smart” devices that have not traditionally been connected to the inte...

  • How to Program Siemens HMIs in WinCC

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    In this new course, we will show you how to use Wincc in TIA Portal to create an application that will run in a standard, basic Siemens touch-panel operator interface, or, human-machine interface, HMI for short.

    An HMI is a device that allows the operator to visualize the process and interact wi...

  • How to Configure a PID Controller in TIA Portal

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    Modern process and manufacturing plants are always trying to find ways to operate at higher efficiency and productivity. Better formulations, more reliable equipment, and better process control are some ways that manufacturing facilities can reach peak performance.

    In other RealPars videos, we l...

  • PLC Programming Certificate of Completion

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    Once you're a member, it's easy to share your success with coworkers, friends, and potential employers as you earn Certificates of Completion for each course you view in the RealPars library. Whether you're up for a promotion, seeking employment, or just wanting to show off to your friends, you c...