Training with Entertron ePLCs
provides an inexpensive way to learn PLCs.
offer an ideal program for schools, colleges,
individuals or groups that is budget friendly and
will meet the needs of your course / learning
Entertron provides Eware32 relay ladder logic
programming software free of charge.
software is downloadable directly from
our web site. Once you have the password,
(which doesn't change), you can download
as many copies of software as desired.
Imagine every student having a copy of
software for the lab and for their own
use (laptop or home computer) for
homework. Entertron provides no
restrictions for run licenses.
provides the following tools in Eware32
Run Simulator for testing of
monitoring capabilities for
connecting directly to the PLC
and viewing both ladder flow and
programming examples to perform
various functions, common to the
manual in html format, that
includes ladder logic tutorial
and application notes.
are no rung restrictions or
this is available with no purchase required.
Teach with our software only. Use the simulator
to test your logic. There is enough material for
a basic ladder logic course.
Entertron manufacturers an inexpensive family of
embedded PLCs that will meet your training
the need is simple on/off logic or teaching more
sophisticated process control with analog
signals, we offer various controllers to meet
us to discuss your course intentions and we can
configure a controller to meet those needs.
conjunction with learning about the incredible
world of PLCs, your students will also be front
and center in the world of electronics. Our open
board design allows for direct interaction with
the components of the PLC. You will not have this
level of access with packaged products. Component
information can be obtained through a simple
search engine query.
cost of our controllers will vary, depending on
size, I/O number and configuration.
simple SP-66-24 with a DB-9 computer cable starts
at $200.00. We provide a learning discount of
20%, dropping the unit price to $160.00 ea.
Combined with our free programming software,
there are no additional or hidden costs.
Unlimited installation of our programming
software is an added benefit that will save your
organization thousands of dollars in cost, and
enable your students greater access to their
you are doing a training course whereby the
students pay for the course and receive the
controller as part of their package, the
replacement cost is very reasonable.
provided the Smart-PAK to a home study entity
(NRI) that was part of McGraw Hill. Each student
received a course of study and our PLC. This was
a very successful course for introducing people
to the world of PLCs.
is a table of basic information for the
controllers that we offer. For more specific
information, click on the link that will take you
to the product page.
your requirements for your course and we will
provide a controller that meets your teaching
nicest part of our program is that there are no
hoops to jump through and no mounds of paperwork
to fill out. You simply tell us your intent to
teach and that you are interested in using
Entertron's products and that is sufficient for
Additional reference material for learning PLCs
can be found through the PLCs.net