Take a video tour of Machine Edition. Learn by example about the Machine Edition environment and developing automation projects. View each of the following tutorial videos or copy them to your local hard-drive for later use.
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Using Machine Edition to configure a QuickPanel: non-GEF PLC
Here we summarize how to configure a QuickPanel using Machine Edition. Differences between QuickDesigner and Machine Edition are addressed as well as productivity tools. In this session, we use a non-GEF driver to show how we continue to support connectivity to 3rd party devices
Using Machine Edition to configure a QuickPanel: GEF PLC
Here we summarize how to configure a QuickPanel using Machine Edition. Differences between QuickDesigner and Machine Edition are addressed as well as productivity tools. Here we use Machine Edition LD-PLC to configure a VersaMax PLC and demonstrate the power of the integrated development environment. Attend this session after the non-GEF PLC session to contrast the power of the integration.
Machine Edition -View : Basic animation
A demonstration of how to do animation in View including Color, Fill, Touch and visibility animations. This session is a jump-start to learn the animation properties and tools used to configure them.
Machine Edition -View : Alarming
A demonstration of how to set-up discrete and analog alarming in View. Alarm windows, alarm logging and script manipulation will be covered.
Machine Edition -View: Scripting
This session covers how to write scripts in Machine Edition. Panel, application and button scripts are covered. Also, using VB Scripting and mixing in ViewScript functions will be discussed.
Machine Edition -View: Logging
This session covers how log and store data in Machine Edition and how to use TrendX to retrieve the data. Also, other logging methods are discussed such as logging to a text file.
Machine Edition -View: Security
This session covers how to add security to a view application for limiting access to panels, setpoints and program termination. Web-based security is also addressed.
Using OPC with Machine Edition
OPC is a hot topic. In this session we will go over that OPC is and how it works as well as a demonstration of CME as an OPC client and as a server.
Machine Edition - Logic Developer PLC: Basic
In this session we will go over the basics of Configuring and Programming GE Fanuc PLCs. Everything it takes to start from scratch to create a simple PLC application, download load it to the controller, and get it running.
Machine Edition - Logic Developer PLC: Advanced
In this session we will go over advanced PLC topics such as Online Monitoring methods (Reference View Tables, Data Watches, and Data Monitoring), Using the Toolchest to create Libraries of re-usable Logic elements, Variable Import/Export, and Ladder Logic Import/Export.
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