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RACO, Now a Member of Control System Integrators Association

Posted on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 5:52 AM

  Be sure to stop by and visit James Brown, Vice President of Sales and Marketing (RACO Manufacturing and Engineering) at the 2014 CSIA Executive Conference April 23-26, 2014... Continue Reading

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VIDEO: Integrating Allen Bradley Micro800 to Verbatim Gateway via Modbus over RS232

Posted on Fri, Feb 21, 2014 @ 7:55 AM

Demonstration of using Rockwell Automation's Integrated Architecture Builder to design an Allen-Bradley Micro800 PLC with an integrated and connected RACO Verbatim Gateway via Modbus over RS232 alarm monitoring and reporting system.... Continue Reading

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RACO Now Included in Rockwell Automation Support Center – RACO Product and Rockwell PLC Integration Made Easier Than Ever

Posted on Fri, Apr 5, 2013 @ 9:15 AM

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (April 3, 2013) — RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Company Inc., a leading provider of remote monitoring, reporting and control devices, announced today its inclusion in the Rockwell Automation Support Center, also referred to as its knowledgebase. With RACO’s inclusion to the RockwellAutomationSupportCenter, customers have access to over 350 FAQs, including all integration notes, which makes it even easier to integrate existing Rockwell PLCs with RACO® products. Customers can resolve their technical issues easily and efficiently with 24/7 support from theRockwellAut... Continue Reading

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Louisville Kentucky, Here We Come – Rockwell Automation on the Move (RAOTM), April 10-11, 2013

Posted on Mon, Mar 11, 2013 @ 12:17 PM

RACO Manufacturing and Engineering has been a Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner since 1991. We provide a variety of alarm, monitoring, and notification systems, specifically the AlarmAgent, Verbatim Gateway and Catalyst, that act as a perfect interface with Rockwell Automation's Equipment. At RAOTM-Louisville you have the opportunity to: Discover Smart, Safe, Sustainable Manufacturing Solutions Enable Plant-wide Optimization — Helping you get more productivity and efficiency from your automation investments throughout all stages of your plant’s lifecycle. Boost Machine Build... Continue Reading

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Tip of the Month: Integrating MicroLogix to Catalyst via Modbus Protocol Over RS485

Posted on Tue, Jul 26, 2011 @ 7:23 AM

When setting up the Modbus RTU Master/Slave over an RS485 network, a three-wire cable is required to connect back to the interface converter. The Simple NULL Modem cable with external +24 vdc power is recommended, but the Allen-Bradley 1761-CBL cable is also functional. To begin, plug the cable to the round eight-pin mini DIN receptacle and set the P10 Jumpers for RS-485 on the Catalyst. Parametric changes are also required within the RSLogix 500 and Alarmware to synchronize the Modbus Drivers. Here are the steps: 1. Connect the MicroLogix to your PC using the required 1761-CBL cable ... Continue Reading

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