PLC Basics Extended DVD Course


In this course new users will learn everything they need to know to setup, use, and program Programmable Logic Controllers, including:
– What a PLC is, and the different styles and types they come in
– Understanding Numbering Systems, Data Types, and Ladder Logic Programs
– How to download and use the free RSLogix PLC Software, and setup RSLinx
– How to create, download, & test programs for sensing, timing, counting, etc
– And much, much more! (click here for details)

Out of stock



PLC Basics, Extended Edition is designed for those students who have basic electrical knowledge and would like to learn how to setup, program, and troubleshoot PLCs. The specific PLCs covered in this course include the Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1000 and 1100, both of which can be programmed using the free RSLogix Micro Starter Lite software. Note: New digital bonus and update lessons available online via DVD Owners Forum.

Instructor: Shawn Tierney

Click here for course details.


In this updated course designed for those new to PLCs, students will learn how to setup, use, and program Allen-Bradley PLCs using RSLogix.

What you will learn:

  • What a PLC is
  • Styles and Types of PLCs
  • Numbering Systems and Data Types
  • What Ladder Logic is and how it works
  • Updated Online Lesson: Get software, Win10 Setup
  • How to setup Serial and Ethernet Communications
  • Creating, Testing, and Troubleshooting MicroLogix Programs in RSLogix
  • How to integrate Push Buttons and Pilots Lights with PLC Logic
  • How to use PLCs in a Motor Control circuit

Extended edition also covers these additional topics:

  • Using Photo Eyes
  • Bin Full Detection
  • Conveyor Jams or Blockages
  • Elapsed Run Times
  • Production Tracking
  • Mathimatical Equations
  • Comparison Instructions
  • And more!

For additional details, visit the course page HERE

Who should take this course:

Anyone with basic electrical knowledge who would like to learn how to use, program, and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs.)

What is required to follow along and complete the exercises and hands-on labs:

  • A Windows 7, 8, or 10 PC with Ethernet or USB port
  • An internet connection to download the free programming software
  • A MicroLogix 1000 and a “USB to Mini-Din” programming cable, and a USB port on PC
  • Or a MicroLogix 1100 and a standard Ethernet cable, and Ethernet Port on PC

What is included with the DVD Course:

Physical DVD Set Shipping: When you purchase a “DVD Course” it includes free shipping to a valid address in the continental USA that the USPS (US Mail) can deliver to. Please insure you provide a valid US Mail address to avoid additional shipping charges for packages returned due to an incorrect addresses. Expected delivery of all DVD orders is two weeks from date of order, and all DVD customers are provided with a USPS tracking number.

Sample Lesson

This lesson covers the benefits of the PLCs used in this course, chief among them is free programming and emulation software.



Note: All of the above reviews are unsolicited public reviews posted by paying students


Student Questions:

Please feel free to ask your questions using one of the links below:

Additional information

Weight 4.7 oz
Dimensions 7.6 × 5.4 × .7 in