PLC  programming made easy

With IDEC PLC & HMI training:

• Learn to program powerful micro PLCs
• Get hands-on, one-on-one attention
• Find solutions for real-life applications

Overview

IDEC micro PLCs offer powerful features and advanced functionality without complicated programming. Want to learn practical PLC and HMI skills and knowledge so you can hit the ground running? With five affordable packages to choose from, IDEC training courses not only give you the ability to program, debug and maintain IDEC automation systems, but also provide you with the hardware and software you need to get started on your designs as soon as you leave. The hands-on, interactive structure of these classes utilizes real-world examples to provide a complete technical education in just three days. And with small class sizes, you can expect to get personalized, one-on-one attention, including time with IDEC experts to ask specific application questions and get help finding the solutions you need.

Who Should Attend

IDEC training courses are highly recommended for all OEM, technicians, supervisors, engineers, designers, machine builders, system integrators, maintenance personnel and end users with IDEC equipment. Anyone involved with the design and integration/operation of programmable logic controllers in industrial automation. Anyone who wants to maximize their practical skills and knowledge of IDEC automation products in order to improve work efficiency will benefit greatly from these courses.

Course Outline

Training gives attendees an overview of IDEC PLCs and HMIs, gets them started using IDEC programming software and goes over specifics of how to best utilize PLC and HMI features including configurations, remote monitoring and control, and specific applications. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with our experts.
Day one of the Basic & Advanced PLC, Basic HMI course provides a basic overview of IDEC PLCs and SmartAXIS Touch. Day Two focuses on advanced IDEC PLC information. Day Three focuses on IDEC HMIs. Days one and two of the 3-day Advanced PLC & HMI course provides advanced IDEC PLC information, while Day three provides advanced IDEC HMI training.



Basic Training

Day 1 - Basic PLC (8AM - 5PM)
  1. Overview of IDEC PLCs and SmartAXIS Touch
  2. Getting Started with WindLDR - IDEC's PLC Programming Software
  3. Device Allocation & Memory Map
  4. Start and Stop Circuits
  5. Latching Circuits
  6. Series and Parallel Circuits
  7. Rising Edge and Falling Edge Circuits
  8. Timers
    • On-Delay, Off-Delay
  9. Counters
    • Up/Down Counters
  10. Analog I/O
    • Reading and Writing Analog I/O
    • Data Move and Compare Instructions
    • Data Types and Data Conversion
    • Scaling
    • Math Instructions
    • Subroutines
    • Data Logging
  11. Web Page Editor
Day 2:  Advanced PLC (8am-5pm)
  1. Modbus Communications (Ethernet/Serial)
  2. Scripting
  3. PIDD (proportional integral derivative with decay)
  4. High speed counters
    • High Speed Inputs Using Rotary Encoder
    • Flow Instructoin
  5. Bluetooth Communication
  6. WindEDIT App
  7. Email and Text Notifications
    • Cellular Modem Overviews
Day 3: HMI  (8am-5pm)
  1. Overview of IDEC HMIs
  2. Getting Started with WindO/I-NV4 - IDEC's HMI Programming Software
    • Project Configuration
    • Multiple Protocol and Email Configuration
  3. Bit Buttons, Pilot Lights, Goto Screen Buttons, Importing Graphics, Animation, Scripting
  4. Data Displays/Inputs, Numerical Keypads, Bar Graphs, Potentiometers
  5. Trending and Data Logging
  6. Remote Control and Monitor
  7. Alarms
  8. Recipes
  9. FTP
  10. Passwords



Advanced Training

Day 1: Advanced PLC-1  (8am-5pm)
  1. Overview of IDEC PLCs-FC6A-Plus
  2. Getting Started with WindLDR-PLC Software Tool: Device Allocation, Memory Map-Tag Name Programming
  3. Analog I/O
    • Reading and Writing Analog I/O
    • Data Types, Move and Compare Instructions
    • Change Analog Parameters & Error Status-Monitor Scaling
    • Math Instructions & Device List
  4. Soubroutines
  5. Modbus Communication (Ethernet/Serial)
    • Function Code
    • Editing
    • Remote Host List
    • Com Error Status-Monitor Heartbeat
  6. PIDD
  7. User-Defned Macros
Day 2: Advanced PLC-2  (8am-5pm)
  1. IMOV and IBMOV (Indirect Data and Bit Move)/
  2. Scripting: Math and Advanced functions
  3. High Speed Applications
    • High Speed Input-Reading Encoders
    • High Speed Output-Stepper Controls
  4. Data Logging on SD Card and DFM
  5. Bluetooth & WindEDIT Lite APP
  6. Web Page Editor
  7. Email and Text Message
  8. FTP Client and Server
Day 3: Advanced HMI  (8am-5pm)
  1. Overview of IDEC HMIsoc
  2. Getting Started with WindO/I-NV4-Programming Software
  3. Project, IP, Host & Multi-Protol Configuration
  4. Multi-Function Buttons, Text Manager-Groups (Muti-Language)
  5. Data Displays/Input, Indirect Addressing
  6. Bar Graphs, Meter Displays and Potentiometers
  7. Data Trending, Scrolling and Multi-Axis & Data Logging
  8. Remote Control and Monitor/Bacth File Creation
  9. Alarms
  10. Passwords
  11. Annimation, Motion, Dynamic size and position (Zoom In)

What to bring

Attendees are responsible for bringing a personal laptop with the IDEC Automation Organizer software suite installed. A link to download this software will be provided after registration is complete. Note: If there is a problem installing the software, please contact IDEC Technical Support at 1-800-262-4332 or support@IDEC.com to resolve any issues before attending the seminar.

The following operating systems are supported by Automation Organizer:

  • Windows® 8 and 8.1
  • Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista® (32-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3 (32-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Service Pack 4
  • Windows® 10
Please make sure the computer you bring to the training is running one of these operating systems.

System Requirements

  • 1.0GHz processor or faster
  • One of the Windows® operating systems listed above
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 installed
  • 512MB of installed RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 800MB of available hard disk space
  • XGA (1024 x 768) or higher screen resolution
  • USB port
  • Mouse
  • Administrator privilege required

Hotel Accommodations

Securing hotel accommodations is the responsibility of the attendee. IDEC can provide a list of local hotels if requested. Generally, a discount will be given to attendees booking reservations at the hotel where the training is held. When making your reservation, please mention IDEC training to receive this special discount.

Refreshments

Lunch will be provided, as well as snacks in the morning and afternoon.

Pricing: 3-Day Training with Package Option

3-day training packages allow users to attend three days of coursework covering everything from features, configurations, and remote monitoring and control, to specific applications, and a Q&A session with our experts. Packages include a PLC, HMI, power supply, cables and software. This is best for users who want to participate in a comprehensive learning program focused on IDEC automation systems, and would like to leave with the knowledge, experience and products to immediately get started.

Package Options

Option 1 - FT1A
Package Price $499
$1003.50
Product Image
3-Day Training Included Yes
PLC 14 I/O SmartAXIS Touch
3.8" Touchscreen with built-in
14 I/O PLC, transistor source out, 2 Analog In/2 Analog Out, Ethernet, 24V DC
HMI Type
Ethernet Switch -
AMCI All-in-One
Controller+Driver+Motor

-

Power Supply 24V DC, 15W
Cables Yes
Software YES
Products included:

Option 2 - Intro
Price $599
$1107.00
Product Image
3-Day Training Included Yes
PLC 16 I/O MicroSmart FC6A All-in-One,
Expandable, 24V DC
HMI Type 4.3", 65K color TFT, USB & Ethernet, 12 to 24V DC

Ethernet Switch Yes
AMCI All-in-One
Controller+Driver+Motor

-

Power Supply 24V DC, 15W
Cables Yes
Software YES
Part Numbers
Option 3 - Basic
Price $699
$1663.00
Product Image
3-Day Training Included Yes
PLC 16 I/O MicroSmart FC6A
All-in-One, Expandable, 24V DC



HMI Type 5.7", 65K color TFT, USB & Ethernet, 24V DC
Ethernet Switch Yes
AMCI All-in-One
Controller+Driver+Motor

-

Power Supply 24V DC, 30W
Cables Yes
Software YES
Part Numbers
Option 4 - Standard
Price $949
$2207.00
Product Image
3-Day Training Included Yes
PLC 16 I/O MicroSmart FC6A
Plus type, Expandable, 24V DC



HMI Type 8.4" Multimedia, 65K Color TFT, USB, Ethernet, 24V DC
Ethernet Switch Yes
AMCI All-in-One
Controller+Driver+Motor

 

-

Power Supply 24V DC, 30W
Cables Yes
Software YES
Part Numbers
Option 5 - Advanced
Price $1049
$1847.00
Product Image
3-Day Training Included Yes
PLC 16 I/O MicroSmart FC6A
Plus type, Expandable, 24V DC



HMI Type 4.3", 65K color TFT, USB & Ethernet, 12 to 24V DC
Ethernet Switch Yes
AMCI All-in-One
Controller+Driver+Motor
Size 23 w/ M12 connectors,
240 oz-in motor+indexer+drive
w/ Modbus TCP and DLR
w/ embedded switch
Power Supply 24V DC, 120W
Cables Yes
Software YES
Part Numbers

2020 Schedule & Registration

IDEC PLC/HMI LIVE ONLINE-TRAINING

All webinars are approximately 1 hour.

Upcoming Schedule:
4/9 - HMI Trend Graphs & Data Logging
4/14 - HMI Alarm configurations
4/15 - HMI User Accounts and Passwords
4/16 - HMI Animation
4/17 - HMI Recipes
4/20 - Modbus Communications
4/21 - Digital and Analog I/O Mapping
4/22 - Basic Circuitry
4/23 - Timers
4/27 - Counters
4/28 - Moving Data
4/29 - Device Data List and Advanced Math
4/30 - HMI Project Configuration with Basic Buttons and Pilot Lights
5/4 - HMI Basic Objects
5/5 - HMI Advanced Configuration



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IDEC offers a full range of innovative automation products and services to support industrial applications. In addition to our high-quality products and advanced technology, you get our commitment to exceptional service and support. IDEC Field Sales Engineers are trained to provide technical expertise and cost-effective solutions that help you build more efficient machines and increase your bottom line.

For more information about IDEC Automation products, our product pages offer in-depth information on features, as well as links to download brochures, datasheets, catalogs, and software demos, or watch video tutorials.

The IDEC website also gives you access to our virtual catalog of products, the ability to order literature free of charge, and locators to find distributors and field sales representatives.


Elias

Elias Elters

Automation Sales Manager

Contact: elias@idec.com

Britt

Britt Davis

Automation Sales Manager

Contact: britt@idec.com

Amram

Amram Alam

Technical Support Manager

Contact: amram@idec.com

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