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peteroakes

Canada

Automation & Control Engineer | thebreadboardca

With a background in Industrial Electronics, Solutions Architecture and programming, I now spend my time working on my YouTube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/thebreadboardca ) where I create educational videos showing how to use various devices including Test and measurement, Home and industrial Automation, Components and other fun things I am sent to review or include in projects. I will also create many projects to showcase the use of these items

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peteroakes

Industry 4.0

9 months ago

Raspberry PI Revolution - Backup and Firmware Upgrade

In this presentation I will show how to backup the firmware and also how to flash an update to the latest "Stretch" finishing off with the usual Update / Upgrade etc, oh and a quick method to gain back some desperately needed EMMC Flash space.

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peteroakes

Industry 4.0

10 months ago

Raspberry PI Revolution - KUNBUS Revolution Pi

It's a Raspberry Pi Revolution! Explore the Kunbus Revolution Pi Connect, Core3 and IO modules based on a Raspberry PI Compute 3 module. Is it an IIoT Gateway, DIN-rail PC or small control unit? Read on to "Discover the world of Revolution Pi"

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peteroakes

PLC and HMI

1 year ago

PCWorx Engineer software for the Phoenix Contact 2152 starterkit

I have shown over a few articles how to install and use the Phoenix Contact 2153 starter kit. But not how to install and license the Software needed for IEC61131-3 programming, well now I do.

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peteroakes

PLC and HMI

1 year ago

OPC UA on the Phoenix Contact AXC F 2152, 3 Of 3 Node-Red and Testing

This is part three of three videos, now we will configure Node-Red on a Raspberry PI 3B+ with OPC UA modules leveraging Secure and Encrypted communications to the PLCnext 2152.

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peteroakes

PLC and HMI

1 year ago

OPC UA on the Phoenix Contact AXC F 2152, 2 Of 3 Configure Parameters and Mappings

This video will cover how to configure the parameters and mapping to physical IO prior to use with OPCUA and confirm remote availability using PCWorx Engineer, the design tool from Phoenix Contact.

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peteroakes

PLC and HMI

1 year ago

PLCnext Starter Kit / AXC F 2152 Initial Setup

Before you can really get started with the PLCnext starter kit or even just the AXC F 2152, there are a few things that need to be initialized or updated, like updating the firmware from 1.0.0 to 1.1.0.23 and setting the Time Zone, Date and Time.

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peteroakes

PLC and HMI

1 year ago

OPC UA on the Phoenix Contact AXC F 2152, Part 1 Of 3 Configure the Environment

A three-part post to show how to get up and running with Open Platform Communications, Unified Architecture (OPC UA ). This is Part 1: Setting up the Environment.

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peteroakes

PLC and HMI

1 year ago

AXC F 2152 PLCnext Starter Kit from Phoenix Contact

You asked for it. Here it is, an IEC 61131 compliant PLC controller with Digital and Analog IO modules which is fully IEC 61131-2 and -3 compliant, providing graphical Ladder and Functional Block as well as Structured Text programming environments.

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peteroakes

Sensors

1 year ago

RS Pro Non-contact industrial Infrared Temperature Sensor

RS-Components sent me one of the new non-contact temperature sensors to review In this review I will overview the module and how to adjust some basic settings using the built in display

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peteroakes

SIMATIC IOT2020

2 years ago

Win an IOT2020 Starter Kit and a chance for a prize of a $4500USD Lab kit.

I have just Just launched a contest on Hackster.io https://www.hackster.io/contests/iot2020 This is your chance to win a LAB kit valued at about $4500USD with a runner up prize valued at about $1000. The catch is the entry must be on an IOT2020

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peteroakes

SIMATIC IOT2020

3 years ago

IOT2020 Using an Arduino Sketch including I2C, SPI and PWM

We have all seen the videos and marketing up to now with how the IOT2020 can be programed by using an Arduino IDE but have you tried it and been successful. I Have and here is how I did it.

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peteroakes

SIMATIC IOT2020

3 years ago

Siemens IOT2020 - installing and testing Node-Red, MQTT and SQLITE3

Time to install some software to allow us to build a real open source Industrial Gateway This to me means Node-Red for control flows to be designed MQTT for publish and subscribe SQLITE3 for database functionality

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