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Old March 14th, 2019, 09:40 AM   #1
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kwameplc is offline
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: ohio
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PLC Programing Beginner

hi all,

I am a PLC beginner.trying to learn how to program on my own at home.
I am about to purchase a training kit online and just needed some advise on which one to purchase; i have narrowed down to 3 different plc's and i will list what comes with each and hopefully you guys can advice me;

1. Make: AutomationDirect $350
Model: AD05D
Includes: 1 PLC, 1 Training Module with 4 discrete inputs and 4 discrete outputs, power switch, programming cable, power cable, programming lessons and USB to Serial adapter....

2.Make:Allen-Bradley $400
Communication Interface Included:1747-PIC, SER A
Model:1747-DEMO-4, SER D
Accessories Included: Communication Cable, Power Cord, and Key
Controller Platform:SLC 500
Demo/Training Software in Processor:None - User Will Have to Provide Their Own Program
Included Processor:1747-L532, SER D
Typeemo/Training Kit, with 1747-L532, SER D
Programmer Included: 1747-PT1, SER B

3.Brand: Siemens $384
Type:Software/Training Model:S7 1200 trainer
Controller Platform: S7/1200
Includes 1 PLC/CPU, 1 analog input, 1 analog output, 4 discrete inputs and 4 discrete outputs, power switch, Ethernet/Profinet programming cable, manuals and sample programs on the flash drive, NO SOFTWARE.
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