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Industrial Automation uses electrical, electronic, and mechanical components to automate industrial processes and machinery. This spans painting, cutting, drilling, material handling, packaging, testing, etc.
In this competition, participants will receive an extensive kit of components from Schneider Electric. They will use the kit to explore, showcase, and experiment with components in industrial automation systems.
Who Can Join?
Any element14 member. Click here to read the FAQs. You need to submit an application entry form by the enrollment due date (see Timeline Table). If you are not an element14 Community member, please join here.
**Grand Prize and Runner Up winners do not earn the finisher prize.
A maximum of 5 FREE kits will be offered depending on qualified applicants. To be eligible to receive a kit, you must submit an application by the enrollment deadline (See to Timeline Table).
|Product Description||Buy Kit|
|ABLM1A24025 Power Supply||Buy Now|
|TM251MESE PLC||Buy Now|
|HMIST6200 HMI||Buy Now|
|ZBRA1 Signal repeater||Buy Now|
|ZBRA2 External antenna||Buy Now|
|ZBRT2 Transmitter Module||Buy Now|
|ZB5AZ009 Collar||Buy Now|
|ZB5AK1233 Wireless Selector Switch||Buy Now|
|ZB5AW333 Push button||Buy Now|
|ZBRN2 Modbus Hub||Buy Now|
|ZBRRH 4 PNP Outputs||Not Listed|
|ZBRV1 Visual Feedback Module||Not Listed|
|782XBXM4L-24D Power Relay||Buy Now|
|70-782D8-1A Relay Socket||Buy Now|
Note: The challenge kit does not provide everything that will be needed for this competition. The challenger will need to have the resources and equipment, as well as other minor parts to build their testing systems. Kit is valued approximately at $3,000.
|Application Period||14th November 2023|
|Application Deadline||15th December 2023|
|Applicants Selected||22nd December 2023|
|Extra Credit Blogs Due||22nd February 2024|
|Final Summary Blog Due||28th February 2024|
|Winners Announced||March 2024|
|Prizes Shipped||March 2024|
- HMI Datasheet
- TM251MESE PLC
- ZBRA1 Datasheet
- ZBRA2 Datasheet
- ZB5AK1233 Datasheet
- ABLM1A24025 Datasheet
- ZB5AZ009 Datasheet
- 782XBXM4L-24D Datasheet
- ZB5AW333 Datasheet
- 70-782D8-1A Datasheet
- ZBRT2 Datasheet
- User manual ZBRN1/ZBRN2
- IS gateway ZBRN1
- IS gateway ZBRN2
- Video ZBRN1
The final, detailed, summary blog is the only requirement to successfully finish this program. However, a participant can earn extra points by publishing up to 5 extra credit blogs. Click the following link to read how these 5 blogs will be individually scored. More Information.
track your progress and see how you compare to other participants via the following table:
|Final Results Blog||Extra Credit
|Name - Project|
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Please read the full terms and conditions attached below.
About Schneider Electric
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