Getting Started with Logix

The Perfect One-Day Class

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This class is designed to introduce you to the Allen-Bradley Logix controllers using a CompactLogix 5370 controller and Studio 5000 Logix Designer software from Rockwell Software®. It is a great introduction class to our full 4-day “PLC Wiring and Troubleshooting” class.

This class will review basic features of the controller, software, and how to connect to the controller and navigate using the software. This is a getting started class and is not intended as a full instructional programming class.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of the Logix family
  • Overview of Studio 5000 Logix Designer software
  • Overview of Rockwell Product Compatibility website
  • How to upgrade (flash) Logix controller firmware
  • Launching software and establishing connectivity
  • Navigating Studio 5000 software features
  • Basic logic programming
    • Adding local and controller tags
    • Adding rungs to the main routine
    • Adding instructions to rungs
    • Editing rungs in program and run modes
  • Online/Offline editing
  • Uploading/Downloading and running a ladder logic program
  • Forcing inputs and outputs


Cost: $595

Class runs from 9:00am-4:30pm, lunch provided


Date Kendall Electric Location
April 23, 2019 415 Ley Rd. Fort Wayne, IN
April 30, 2019 5101 S. Sprinkle Rd. Portage, MI
May 14, 2019 7633 Lanac St. Lansing, MI
May 21, 2019 5420 Davis Rd. Saginaw, MI
Sept 10, 2019 832 Scribner NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Sept 17, 2019 11581 Greenway Dr. Holland, MI

Getting Started Class Series

We offer several different classes in our Getting Started series. Download the entire course catalog here:

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