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How to Find your Perfect Industrial PLC

Industrial Shields Webiste Tools: Configurable Engine

  Introduction

Find the right PLC controller for each specific application may seem complicated, but let's look at some tools to make the process easier. 


Key Points

The most important aspect is to focus your decisions on your real needs, but always taking into account possible future extensions. The first characteristics you should consider are the following: 

  1. Device type (PLC / Panel PC for industrial automation)

  2. CPU

  3. Number and type of I/Os 

  4. Communications

  5. Price


 Related links 

Basics about digital inputs of an industrial controller
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Basics about digital outputs of an industrial PLC 
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First configuration with an industrial Panel PC
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 Tutorial

  • First, you have to click on Products > Configurator: