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PLCnext StTechnology starterkitYou can now order the new and improved starterkit here.

With this PLCnext Technology starterkit you can try out the operating principle, handling, and high performance of PLCnext Technology in a small-scale application. The application 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. You can also find the getting started in the PLCnext Community here.

We are so excited for you to get your hands on this beauty. Enjoy and happy coding.

Engineer Version 2020 3The new Hotfix 1 for PLCnext Engineer 2020.3 is now released and ready to download!

Next to some other minor features, it focused mainly on performance enhancements for online connections and debug mode.

You can update your software now. Please make sure to find the right version which is second in the table.

Here are also the change notes where you can find a complete list with all changes and new features. Note: the file is 6th in the table.

Of course, there are many more things we are planning so stay tuned and look out for the next major update 2020.6 coming mid of July.

InstagramFinalYou always wanted to talk to one of our experts and ask them all your burning questions LIVE? Then wait no more. The first PLCnext Technology Instagram Live Q&A is coming your way.

Send in your questions now and our automation expert Martin Boers will answer them live for you. 

 

Date: 28 May 2020

Time: 4pm CET 

  

All questions welcome: How does PLCnext Technology work with Docker? Where can I learn more about PLCnext Technology? Can I use Python and NodeRED programming? You want your questions answered live and talk to our expert?

Then send in your questions now by commenting this post, follow us on Instagram and don't forget to tune in on 28 May 2020.

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Firmware 2020 3

 

Despite all the special circumstances in these times, we continue enhancing the PLCnext Runtime with another feature release. Firmware 2020.3 is now available for all members of the PLCnext Control family: the AXC F 2152 pioneer as well as the AXC F 1152 for small applications and the RFC 4072S high-performance controller. The new kid on the block, AXC F 3152, is already shipping with a 2020.3 firmware, so there's no need for updating now.

This is new in the 2020.3 release:

Engineer Version 2020 3The new programming software version PLCnext Engineer 2020.3 is now available for you guys. Apart from some bug fixes, here are the main new features you’ll be able to enjoy now:

  • Support of the new PLCnext Control AXC F 3152
  • Setting up an NTP server for time synchronization
  • A separate idle task can be created for each processor core
  • Individual elements of complex data types can be inserted into the watch window
  • Constants can be created
  • The number of possible worksheets has been increased from 10 to 20

You can update your software now. Please make sure to find the right version which is second in the table.

Here are also the change notes where you can find a complete list with all changes and new features. Note: the file is 6th in the table.

Of course, there are many more things we are planning so stay tuned and look out for the next update which is planned for the summer.

Tired of reading manuals? Cheer up: there's a looong series of new tutorial videos coming!

Our guys in the software development have been working hard through the last year for a bunch of improvements in the PLCnext Engineer, and they keep coding!

So buckle up, it's time to learn about some of the already implemented features before more of those tasks on the development roadmap are done!

With great help by Lukas Wehage of the Phoenix Contact Vertical Market Management for Automotive Solutions, we will publish a 20-episodes series of tutorial videos in the next few weeks, in English as usual, and this time also in the German language and user interface.

Starting with 3 videos regarding the Web-based Management and its features, PROFINET device diagnostics and how to do a firmware update, a whole lot more interesting stuff is on its way. Keep coming back to the playlists, or just subscribe to our Phoenix Contact Technical Support YouTube channel and let the bell ring any time a new tutorial video is available.

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