How to Troubleshoot PLCs - Essential Training

“Hands On PLC Troubleshooting” using the Allen Bradley SLC 500 (DH485) Emulator | Est. Length: 4 hrs

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This is a “Hands On PLC Troubleshooting” course using the Allen Bradley SLC 500 (DH485) Emulator. The goal of the course is twofold:

#1:To provide “Hands On Training” that is affordable.

#2:To create confidence and success in troubleshooting PLCs.

The course is divided into 2 parts:

Part I will cover the 6 essentials for troubleshooting which are:

  • Understanding the difference between Relay logic and Ladder Logix
  • Understanding the functionality of I/O Modules
  • Understand the -XIO instructions.
  • Understand the -XIC instructions.
  • Understand the -OTE instructions.
  • Think like a processor

In Part II of this course, you will experience “hands on” learning using the Allen Bradley 500 Emulator and will learn…

  • How to configure a RS232 Driver
  • How to Commission a new processor
  • How to Save – download and go line
  • How to Write programs that enhances your understanding of how a processor thinks
  • How to apply powerful tips for troubleshooting that will place you ahead of the curve.

Whether you are new to the world of PLCs or just want to sharpen your troubleshooting skills, then this course is for you!

Estimated Time:

2:40 video material

1:20 practical exercises

ISBN 978-0-9960213-9-5

Your Instructor

Jim Joros
Jim Joros

Jim Joros, known as the PLC Guru has over 40 years of experience in the electrical field ranging from rewinding motors, a Motor Room Electrician in a 80” Rolling Mill to an Electrical Control Technician in a high speed bottle manufacturing plant. Jim has also developed training programs and test equipment for training and repairs.

For the last several years Jim has been a PLC instructor teaching Allen Bradley SLC 500 and Contrologix. He is also published two training manuals entitled “Guidelines for Troubleshooting” and “Essentials for Troubleshooting PLCs.”

Class Curriculum

  PLC Troubleshooting Knowledge Check
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  Part I
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  Part II
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  Downloading the Software
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  Lab Prep
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  Download Manual
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  Course Feedback
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  Completion Certificate
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does a 12-month access window sound? After purchase, you have unlimited access to this course for 12 months - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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