Technical Quick Learns

Online Live Technical Quick Learns are short lessons to help you learn the technical skills you need to use and troubleshoot your automation devices. The topics come right from our Technical Support team, so you know they will address real skills. They will be interactive, so feel free to ask questions. 

No Registration, No Fee. Just use “Add To Calendar” for a reminder and to access the online session.

Basics of Function Block Diagram in Logix 5000

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Lawrence Ortner

This session will cover the fundamentals of building a Function Block Diagram logic routine in Studio 5000 Logix Designer.

August 5, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
September 7, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Basics of Sequential Function Chart in Logix 5000

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Lawrence Ortner

This session will cover the fundamentals of building a Structured Text logic routine in Studio 5000 Logix Designer.

August 11, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Troubleshooting Common Issues in EtherNet/IP

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Lawrence Ortner

This session will cover troubleshooting an industrial EtherNet/IP network by using data collected from managed switches and the automation equipment’s own network statistics. These techniques will help identify excessive cable length, incorrect cable pinout, noise, duplex mis-match, high usage, etc.

September 21, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
October 12, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

PowerFlex and Logix Automatic Device Configuration

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Tony Verhoeven

This will be a discussion on what ADC is and how ADC works. We will also go through a setup tutorial exercise that includes Automatic Device Configuration, Firmware Supervisor, and DHCP Port Persistence.

August 25, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Light Curtain with Logix 5000

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Amanda Patteson

In this Quick Learn we will demonstrate the basics of how to set up a 450L Safety light curtain by utilizing the new CIP Safety interface module and the add on profile in Studio 5000.

August 27, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Stratix - Setting up VLANs and Smartport Roles

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Justin Wildesen

This Quick Learn will explain and demonstrate creating and configuring Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN’s) in a Stratix managed switch. We will also discuss the reasons why you may choose to segment your network with VLANs and the advantages of SmartPort roles.

September 9, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
September 28, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Stratix - Device Level Ring

Duration: 30 Minutes   |   Fee: FREE   |   Presenter: Justin Wildesen

This Quick Learn will discuss the advantages of a Device Lever Ring (DLR) in an industrial network. We will also demonstrate the configuration of a ring and ring manager in a Stratix switch.

October 14, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
November 2, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM