AC500 PLC Programming and Maintenance

Overview of Training Offered for AC500 PLC Products in 2009


The duration is 3 days

Course Type
This is an instructor led course

Student Profile
System integrators, OEMS or users that are developing and/or supporting an automated system using the AC500 PLC.

Course Goal
After this course you will have an understanding of:
  • The basic PLC theory including primary elements, signal processing, scan time, through-put, etc.
  • Components and AC500 system configuration
  • Use basic binary operations, times, counters, comparators, and calculation of operations and how they relate to the AC500/PS501 Control Builder software.
  • Document creation, testing and troubleshooting simple application programs.
  • Basic features of the AC500 including addressing, analogs, communications, interrupts, high speed counters, pulse outputs, memory cartridge, and integrated HMI software functionality.

Main Topics
  • PLC Hardware and Configuration
  • Distribution (I/O) Hardware
  • PS501 HMI Software
  • Networking Hardware / Software Basics
  • General Diagnostics

MS Windows and understanding of basic PLC software

Course Assessment
Learning is assessed via instructor led case studies, and hands-on demonstrations.

Course Credit
Students earn 1.56 CEUs for this training

Course Information and Schedule
For more information about this course
Phone 1-940-397-7000, 8am-5pm, M-F CST
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