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Can the PanelView800 communicate with a 5380?
One of our reader's asked if a PanelView800 can connect to a 5380.

I did a little research and here's what I found:

The latest manual (2018) for the PV800 states:

"CompactLogix 5370 L1 controller is supported only in PanelView 800 terminals with firmware revision 3.011 or later. CompactLogix 5370 L2 and L3 controllers are supported only in PanelView 800 terminals with firmware revision 4.012 or later. Connected Components Workbench Release 9 or later software is also required."

And the knowbase states:

"The PanelView 800, 2711R, does not support the 5069 and 5380 series controllers."

So as of today it looks like the PV800 does not support the 5380, but the good news is that it does seem to now support all 5370's (initially I believe it only supported the L1.

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Last night I taught my final session of Logix Live, and while I enjoyed teaching it, it will be nice to have my Tuesday nights back!

That said, next on my list is editing the replay from last nights class, and then publishing it along with the RSLogix/Studio 5000 files from the session. Then I need to create a completion certificate and the course will be complete.

I also recently decided to give my Logix Live students a free copy of my PAC Basics Extended course, and vice versa - I cover pretty much the same topics in each and I thought it would be a cool "thank you" to all my students of my most expensive course :-)

Along with that, I'm also I'm working on creating the secure USBs for my first two Mega Bundle orders with USBs and I'm very glad to have completed the long process of creating all of the HTML files needed for each of my 8 courses PLUS three of my bundles.

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Mastering Logix Applications™
Something I'm been working on for the last couple of weeks that I can't wait to share on the Blog and School is the affordable ControlLogix and RSLogix 5000 simulator we're going to start selling next week.

While it's been for sale by the developer for a few years, new customers who purchase it from my site will also be getting my brand new course, "Mastering Logix Applications" using this simulator included free of charge.

And for those who purchased the PLCLogix simulator already, I'm going to offer my new course as a standalone option for just $29.99 for a limited time :-)


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