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Loaded, blue and just-in-time – AGV solutions from Phoenix Contact

AGVs are an intelligent solution for making processes more efficient and increasing flexibility. Read how PLCnext Technology can help fulfill…
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PLCnext Technology “Best in Class” as open digital Platform

PLCnext Technology is rated as “Best in Class” in the category “OPEN DIGITAL PLATFORMS for Machine-edge-centric Industrial IoT in EUROPE…
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Edge and Cloud Computing within open ecosystems for a seamless IT and OT integration

Open ecosystems are the future of automation technology. By integrating all IT and OT devices, every process can be monitored…
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Loaded, blue and just-in-time – AGV solutions from Phoenix Contact

AGVs are an intelligent solution for making processes more efficient and increasing flexibility. Read how PLCnext Technology can help fulfill…
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PLCnext Technology “Best in Class” as open digital Platform

PLCnext Technology is rated as “Best in Class” in the category “OPEN DIGITAL PLATFORMS for Machine-edge-centric Industrial IoT in EUROPE…
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Edge and Cloud Computing within open ecosystems for a seamless IT and OT integration

Open ecosystems are the future of automation technology. By integrating all IT and OT devices, every process can be monitored…

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PLCnext Technology – every developer’s darling

How the independent app development company Reisenbauer benefits from the open and adaptable PLCnext Technology Ecosystem.
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Driving progress in redundance technology

An easy-to-implement combination of hard- and software makes traffic run smoothly at a tunnel system in Belgium.
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A smart factory that builds digital efficiency

PLCnext Factory is a good example of how Edge Computing with PLCnext Control keeps production processes running more smoothly.
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Use cases

PLCnext Technology – every developer’s darling

How the independent app development company Reisenbauer benefits from the open and adaptable PLCnext Technology Ecosystem.
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Use cases

Driving progress in redundance technology

An easy-to-implement combination of hard- and software makes traffic run smoothly at a tunnel system in Belgium.
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Use cases

A smart factory that builds digital efficiency

PLCnext Factory is a good example of how Edge Computing with PLCnext Control keeps production processes running more smoothly.

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Craft Beer is trending. More and more small gastro and home breweries are being founded worldwide….

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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 ……

Upgrading to future technologies

The key here was that the PLCnext Control could be seamlessly installed and was compatible with the existing technology. …

Combining programming languages

The PLCnext Control combines features like a classical industrial programming language such as IEC 61131-3 and high-level language like C#, C++ or Python in a project between a chemical company, the Technical University of Dresden and Phoenix Contact…

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 PLCnext Factory….

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PLCnext Email & Text Alerts

Once you have your Phoenix Contact PLCnext Control data flowing to the cloud, it’s time to setup alerts and notifications…

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Installing PIP on PLCnext Control

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Read and Write PLC Process Data with Python

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PLCnext Email & Text Alerts

Once you have your Phoenix Contact PLCnext Control data flowing to the cloud, it’s time to setup alerts and notifications…

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03 Nov 2021

Installing PIP on PLCnext Control

Stijn Noppe
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16 Mar 2022

Read and Write PLC Process Data with Python

Nils Hettig
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PLCnext Technology Starterkit

PLCnext Technology

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Program in style. With this PLCnext Technology Starterkit you can try out the operating principle, handling, and high performance of PLCnext  Technology in a small-scale station.
The stylish Starterkit comes with a PLCnext Control AXC  F 2152 and three Axioline Smart Elements I/O modules. Of course this station can be extended to your needs.
Happy programming everyone.

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SPS 2023

The SPS will take place in Nuremberg. Meet our experts around the open ecosystem PLCnext Technology in hall 9/310 and talk with them about innovative automation topics like: AI, Machine learning, E

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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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