Getting Started with Micrologix 1400 using RSLogix 500

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This class is designed to introduce you to the MicroLogixTM 1400 controller utilizing RSLogixTM 500 programming software. This is a one day Getting Started class that uses a MicroLogixTM 1400 training workstation. This class will review hardware and software basics and discuss the basics of program structure. It will cover basic editing of a program and some very basic troubleshooting techniques. This is a getting started class and is not intended as a full instructional programming or troubleshooting class. A perfect class for individuals that are unfamiliar with RSLogixTM 500 but have responsibility of maintaining machinery that utilizes RSLogixTM 500 software and would like a basic overview and introduction before continuing with additional training.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of the MicroLogix 1400 family of controllers
  • How to download and install RSLogix 500 software
  • Launching software and establishing connectivity
  • Navigating RSLogix 500 software features
  • Basic ladder structure concepts
    • Device addressing
    • Tags and rungs
  • Program editing
    • Adding instructions to rungs
    • Editing rungs in program and run modes
  • Uploading/Downloading and running ladder logic programs
  • Understanding Timers and Counters and common instructions
  • Basic Troubleshooting
    • Tracing and forcing inputs and outputs


Cost: $595

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


Date Kendall Electric Location
March 27, 2019 1699 Wierengo Dr Muskegon, MI 49442

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