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Why use Linux-based embedded devices in industrial applications?

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Why You Should Use MATLAB in Your Next Automation Project

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We are very sorry not to be able to attend the SPS on site in Nuremberg…

The PLCnext Technology marketing team was already sitting on packed bags. After many hours of preparation, we would have been very happy to meet you live in Nuremberg at the most important European automation exhibition … but Corona made different…

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On Monday, October 11, 2021 the PLCnext Store website will temporarily be closed for updates and maintenance.

The following features will be implemented with the new release:

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We are very sorry not to be able to attend the SPS on site in Nuremberg…

The PLCnext Technology marketing team was already sitting on packed bags. After many hours of preparation, we would have been very happy to meet you live in Nuremberg at the most important European automation exhibition … but Corona made different…

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PLCnext Factory: Join us and enhance your automation thinking

The basic idea and spirit behind the Ecosystem PLCnext Technology can be experienced live: on a digital tour through our…
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New PLCnext Store release coming up

On Monday, October 11, 2021 the PLCnext Store website will temporarily be closed for updates and maintenance.

The following features will be implemented with the new release:

License activation on PxC Lic SD Card
With its new update, you now have…

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Weeds in the track bed are a problem for railroad tracks. Because of the strong root penetration, some plants grow very large, the track bed can become unstable, which would impair safety. For this reason, the weeds on the track must be regularly ……

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Installing PIP on PLCnext Control

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03 Nov 2021

Installing PIP on PLCnext Control

What if you do not need a newer version of Python than the one that comes preinstalled on…

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14 Feb 2020

Remote Debugging of a .Net Core application with VS Code on PLCnext

I would like to describe two different ways to remote debug a .Net Core 3.0 application with VS Code on…

Kay Suttkus
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PLCnext Technology

Getting Started

Program in style. With this starterkit you can try out the operating principle, handling, and high performance of PLCnext Technology in a small-scale application. The starterkit includes a PLCnext Control AXC F 2152 and a backplane with four Axioline Smart Elements. This station can be extended to your needs if you wish. Happy programming everyone.

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Basics of PLCnext Technology
Language: Dutch
Prior knowledge Basic knowledge of automation engineering Level Entry Prerequirements No requirements Agenda Length: ca. 45 min Why
Speaker: Harm Geurink
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03 Nov 2021
9:00 am (CEST), netherland
cloud Global Data Space IEC 61131-3 Linux Proficloud

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Basics of PLCnext Technology
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09 Dec 2021 4:00 pm (CET)
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PLCnext Technology – Background & Basics
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16 Dec 2021 4:00 pm (CET)
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PLCnext Technology – Background & Basics
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17 Dec 2021 8:00 am (CET)
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Basics of PLCnext Technology
Language: Dutch
Prior knowledge Basic knowledge of automation engineering Level Entry Prerequirements No requirements Agenda Length: ca. 45 min Why
Speaker: Harm Geurink
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03 Nov 2021
9:00 am (CEST), netherland
cloud Global Data Space IEC 61131-3 Linux Proficloud

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Basics of PLCnext Technology
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09 Dec 2021 4:00 pm (CET)
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PLCnext Technology – Background & Basics
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16 Dec 2021 4:00 pm (CET)
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embedded world

embedded world – the global platform of the embedded community Whether it’s the safety of electronic syst

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Hannover Messe

The world’s leading trade fair for the industry will be held as a hybrid event. As the showcase of industry – with future topics such as AI, sustainable production or 5G,

25 Apr 2022 Hanover Read more
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MATLAB EXPO

Engage with Experts: Hear from MathWorks engineers and industry leaders in the field. Learn from their experience and be inspired by their success stories.

17 May 2022 Online Read more

PLCnext Store

Extend your PLCnext Control devices with versatile software functions
Various types of apps provide you with limitless possibilities. Additional runtime environments, software libraries, function extensions such as cloud connectors or MQTT brokers up to ready-programmed solutions for specific use cases. The range of possibilities to expand the functions of your PLCnext Control device is huge! You choose.
In-tech GmbH
Easymon AXC F 2152​
Remote monitoring for PLCnext Control without programming. With easymon you can easily view any data values from your Control device live & remotely and monitor thresholds.
Phoenix Contact Belgium​
Code Creator​
Parametrize your Modbus communication as you need it. The Code creator automatically generates a program for the hardware set-up based on your input​.
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG​
Pump Station Control​
Ready-programmed solution to transform your PLCnext Control into a pumping station without any engineering or programming effort! For continuous monitoring and controlling of your pumping stations.​
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG​
Water Functions Visu​
Water Function Visu is designed to suit water specific applications. Ready-to-use symbols for valves, motors, pumps and fans allow for a quick and convenient visualization of devices. Installed drives and valves can be controlled via the HMI surface due to a remote functionality.​
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG​
Client for Eclipse hawkBit™ ARM​
Firmware Update client for PLCnext Control. For managing your devices more efficiently and easy updating of PLCnext firmware in batches. ​
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