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Don’t Risk Automation Obsolescence, migrate from the 855T Control Tower™ Signaling System to the New 856T

Posted on Friday May 31, 2019 | devices, lights, migration, signaling, stack,

Rockwell Automation's New New 856T Control TowerThe 855T has been part of Rockwell Automation’s Control Tower Signaling portfolio for over 20 years. After October 1, 2019, the 855T will no longer be available for purchase and is being replaced by the new 856T Control Tower 70mm tower light system. The new 856T has a similar design to the 855T but features brighter LED illumination and a large offering of sound technologies. This new design allows the 856T to be used in numerous applications with fewer components needed but doesn’t compromise functionality and flexibility.... {Read More}

PanelView Plus 6 Migration, Is it Time?

Posted on Monday Apr 16, 2018 | equipment, firmware, legacy, migration, software,

PanelView PlusAre you struggling to maintain your legacy PanelView™ Plus 6 software? If so, it might be time to consider migrating to Rockwell Automation’s PanelView Plus 7. There are a few things to consider when thinking about upgrading your legacy equipment. Does your HMI need to communicate to multiple PLC’s? Do you need serial communications? Do you need to re-use an existing cutout? Do you need a keypad? Is resolution important? How you answer these questions helps to determine what your needs are. ... {Read More}

Developing a Migration Plan That Works for You

Posted on Tuesday Apr 28, 2015 | lifecycle, migration,

Change is never easy, and when it comes to your control systems, you have too much invested to take those changes lightly. When the time comes to upgrade your existing equipment, you need a partner who understands your industry and will help you develop a plan based on your application needs and goals. McNaughton-McKay will work with you to develop a plan that allows you to migrate all at once, or in phases, at a pace that makes the most sense for your application and budget.... {Read More}