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PHOENIX CONTACT Proficloud Use existing devices

Introducing the new Proficloud next generation: The is a newly started Cloud Computing environment by PHOENIX CONTACT, reachable at

The new was built as a completely new environment based on new architectures and technologies. Users can also use both connections at the same time ( + on a controller. Device Management Service Available from 2020.6 with AXC F 2152 ONLY

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Find the right webinar for you on our new subpage and meet our experts online live

Learn more about PLCnext Technology from anywhere in the world with our webinars. Tailored to your prior knowledge and available in multiple languages, we offer you a range of different trainings. From basic seminars to hands on programming, our experts will show you the world of PLCnext Technology live and online. All you need is a PC with internet access and speakers or headphones. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of our speakers, ask them your questions, and get in touch with other users. Find the webinar that is most suited for you now and join the PLCnext Community.

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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.



See you there :)

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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:

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