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SattControl Dox5 Programming Software issue
Posted by Patrick Beckett on 4 January, 2002 - 12:43 pm
I am having trouble getting Dox5 version 4 running on Windows 98 SE or Windows 2000...
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LinuxPLC: Have you seen this
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 4 January, 2002 - 11:41 am
I thought some of you might be interested in this article on embedded Linux ...
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acceptable lead time for electronic components
Posted by Crystal Majercik on 4 January, 2002 - 10:17 am
What is an acceptable lead time for the delivery of electronic components as it relates to the Industrial Automation or General Motion Control Market?
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What sensor should I use for water content in compost?
Posted by Steven on 4 January, 2002 - 10:06 am
As far as I know, available sensors measure the water vapor content in air or other gases. Can any be used to measure the water content in compost?
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Can Flash be used in Scada graphics
Posted by Asim on 4 January, 2002 - 10:02 am
Can we use Flash 4/5 for Real time graphic display of Plant status in Scada system.
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Barrier definitions
Posted by Raja Mishra on 4 January, 2002 - 9:50 am
What is the difference between an active and a passive barrier?
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Connecting and programming omron plc with ac servo motor
Posted by Perry on 4 January, 2002 - 9:37 am
Difficulties connecting and programming omron plc with ac servo motor
Allen Bradley IMC 110 Module
Posted by c brown on 3 January, 2002 - 4:12 pm
IMC 110 motion module questions...
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Loss-In_Weight Calculation in ControLogix
Posted by Frank Jacobs on 3 January, 2002 - 3:40 pm
Does anyone have a good smooth calculation for Loss-In-Weight feed. Any advice on the subject would also be appreciated.
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ProSoft 3150-DFM Configuration
Posted by George Vriese on 3 January, 2002 - 2:47 pm
Has anyone performed a successful configuration of the ProSoft 3150-DFM module?
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PLCs/SCADA - MODBUS Backup Master
Posted by George Robertson on 3 January, 2002 - 1:54 pm
Has anyone seen a commericially available "eavesdropping" Modbus Master driver? What I'm trying to do is poll PLCs using MODBUS from a National Instruments Lookout system...
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Reusing Siemens I/O with Profibus RBC?
Posted by Adam Goldberg on 3 January, 2002 - 1:43 pm
Can you reuse Siemens I/O by replacing a "regular" RBC with a Profibus RBC and hooking it up to a new Profibus capable system such as DeltaV, PlantScape or something?
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Stack Lights
Posted by Mike Weickert on 3 January, 2002 - 1:39 pm
Does anyone know of a manufacturer of stack lights suitible for use in a freezer? The rating should be to -40 deg (f or C).
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Melsec AnS Series A2ASCPU PLC connected to my PC
Posted by Darren Wiltshire on 3 January, 2002 - 11:26 am
We have a Melsec AnS Series A2ASCPU PLC connected up to my computer, which is use to program ladder logic into the PLC With...
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Siemens S5 data range and index
Posted by Sergio Rinaldi on 3 January, 2002 - 9:09 am
Is there a standard way of retreiving the data range and index values for each tag programmed in a Siemens S5 PLC?
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Proportional Control Valve and PLC
Posted by DAM on 2 January, 2002 - 4:46 pm
In the ladder logic, how do I tell the PLC to tell the PCV to control the pressure to 80 PSI? Is there some kind of "set point = X.XmA" command to do this?
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Compact Flash in a panelview.
Posted by S. Broadhead on 2 January, 2002 - 4:07 pm
I was informed in a previous posting that it was possible to use an 8MB compact flash card (with pc card adapter)in a panelview. Any suggestions?
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Momentum web pages
Posted by mark olsen on 2 January, 2002 - 12:42 pm
I have heard that the software to load custom web pages in to Momentum PLCs is due to be relesed in the first quarter of this year does any one have any information on the expected relese date.
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Measuring Partial Pressure of He
Posted by Rick Hudson on 2 January, 2002 - 12:34 pm
Does anyone have a means to measure partial pressure of Helium?
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MPI of CPU300 and CPU200
Posted by Ratchai on 2 January, 2002 - 12:07 pm
I need to configure both CPUs with MPI Subnet. Please tell me the detail for configure s7 315-2DP and necessary instruction for communication both CPUs...
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Modbus & IEC 104
Posted by Valter Padovani on 2 January, 2002 - 12:05 pm
I have to read data from distributed IED (Intelligent Electronic Devices)via Modbus protocol and convert these data in IEC 60870-5-104 protocol...
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s5 connection/ setup headache
Posted by mangleman on 2 January, 2002 - 12:00 pm
I am still trying to go online with my S5 and PC...
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Engineer licensure
Posted by Bob Peterson on 2 January, 2002 - 10:07 am
I'd like to address some of the statements made by some people about the use of the title "engineer"...
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ac motor braking system
Posted by ravi chandran on 2 January, 2002 - 9:54 am
I have a ac induction motor 11kw which is operated by star delta contactor switching. This motor does not have any mechanical brake. The problem is i want to stop the motor from free run when the power is cut off from the motor...
Mpi and Profibus protocols
Posted by Gabriele Corrieri on 2 January, 2002 - 9:49 am
Does anybody have experimented to know and make a mpi and/or profibus converter to rs232 with a software and/or standard hardware (such as microprocessor or microcontroller)?
Control of HP-IB devices from PLC or DCS
Posted by Raghuram on 2 January, 2002 - 9:13 am
I need to control/monitor some HP-IB compatible devices using a PLC or DCS...
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how to select the SCADA for my pilot plant?
Posted by Chengang on 2 January, 2002 - 9:07 am
A simple SCADA system mainly provides the data acquisition function for my MF/UF/RO pilot plant with a load of 100 L- 2 m3/h. A necessary error alarm function and auto-control will be prefer.
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Water pump control with AB Micrologix 1500
Posted by José Claudeni on 2 January, 2002 - 8:59 am
Could anyone help me to elaborate a ladder program for AB Micrologix 1500 to control five pumps in turn?
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water heater controller
Posted by syahnizam on 2 January, 2002 - 8:58 am
Is there specific device/instrument to control water flow using temperature of the water?
speed and placement control
Posted by Ofer haimovich on 31 December, 2001 - 2:04 pm
I need to design placement control with a brushless dc motor...
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Allen Bradley SFC
Posted by Franz Froschauer on 31 December, 2001 - 12:04 pm
Who has experience with Allen Braldley PLC 5 in programming with SFC diagramm
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PLC Newbie
Posted by Sameer Maggon on 31 December, 2001 - 11:48 am
I'm new to the world of PLC ... can anybody suggest me, on how to learn working on PLC and doing some small automations?
JimPinto.com eNews - 20 Dec 01
Posted by Jim Pinto on 31 December, 2001 - 10:44 am
The latest JimPinto.com eNews - No. 72 - December 20, 2001 is on the web at : "http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/dec20-2001.html":http://www.j impinto.com/enews/dec20-2001.html
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Siemens MPI and Comli Conversion
Posted by yiew ming on 31 December, 2001 - 9:54 am
Any product that converts siemens MPI and comli protocol.
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braking system for 55kw motor.
Posted by yogesh m.tapaswi on 31 December, 2001 - 9:53 am
braking for 55KW ele motor without drive.
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984/micro network
Posted by Doug Craftchick on 31 December, 2001 - 9:52 am
Networking a 984 and a micro for an automation project
eurotherm PLC+ intellution scada backups
Posted by Yogesh M. Tapaswi on 31 December, 2001 - 9:50 am
we have intellution software with eurotherm PLC and we want to take backup of the system.
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concentration measurement
Posted by Peter on 31 December, 2001 - 9:48 am
I'am looking for a best way for the concentration measurement of Ca(OH)2(15%) and CaSO4(30-40%)...
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Modbus Comm. for micromotion transmitter
Posted by QX on 31 December, 2001 - 9:47 am
I'm tying to read/write the values of the Micromotion transmiter 1700 via Modbus RTU protocol by Siemens S7 314 with CP341-1(RS485)....
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TXP Commissioning Problems
Posted by Jennifer Knepper on 31 December, 2001 - 9:43 am
Unable to transmit signals to OM650
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CO2 and N2 sensors needed for natural gas
Posted by Jon Watson on 31 December, 2001 - 9:41 am
CO2 and N2 sensors needed for wobbe index determination in refinery and gas gathering station, burner control and engine applications
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Cimplicity Authorisation Code
Posted by Jignesh aghera on 30 December, 2001 - 3:19 pm
How can I retrive the authorisation code, as due to error while booting of NT server machine.
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wiegand protocol
Posted by Rob Kuipers on 30 December, 2001 - 2:20 pm
I´m trying to conect a wiegand proximity sensor to a PLC or PC, but I cannot find information about the wiegand protocol...
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alarm recording system
Posted by khalid on 30 December, 2001 - 1:48 pm
searching for a substitute for EARS "event alarm recording system " package
intellution view nodes
Posted by faisal patel on 30 December, 2001 - 1:35 pm
I am using Intellution 7.0 software as my scada package. i want to commision view nodes on windows 95 platform with netbios protocol.
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Electronic Brake for 1950s Dewalt Radial Arm Saw
Posted by Dave Bacon on 30 December, 2001 - 12:29 pm
Looking for help understanding and restoring this circuit...
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tsx 17 programing software and hardware
Posted by jerome on 30 December, 2001 - 12:23 pm
i have a telemecanique tsx 17 plc. i'm searching a cable to connect it to pc and i need also a programming software...
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software to program a s5-95U PLC
Posted by jerome on 30 December, 2001 - 11:54 am
i'm searching a software to program a s5-95U PLC with a current loop converter cable but siemens one is very expensive. Can someone help me ???
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TELEPERM D
Posted by Shafiei on 29 December, 2001 - 2:02 pm
I am looking for TELEPERM D universal conroller (6DR1111/2) & manual/auto. control station (6DR1310) documents in english language...
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Analog Multiplexer
Posted by Nitin Shah on 29 December, 2001 - 1:59 pm
Looking for source of analog multiplexer card...
INTELLUTION VIEW NODES.
Posted by faisal patel on 29 December, 2001 - 1:00 pm
I am using Intellution 7.0 software as my scada package. i want to commision view nodes on windows 95 platform with netbios protocol...
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Implementation of modulus in PanalMate Plus 2
Posted by Gary Burton on 29 December, 2001 - 12:39 pm
How is the modulus(%) function implemented in the PanelMate Plus 2?
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MOTOR CONTROL I/Os
Posted by Sumeet Chimalkar on 29 December, 2001 - 12:20 pm
I have seen two kinds of control schemes commonly used to start and stop motors from a control system such as a PLC or a DCS...
1771-CFM card on Allen Bradley PLC/40
Posted by Kamran qaziI on 29 December, 2001 - 11:46 am
I want to configure Allen Bradley 1771-CFM card on Allen Bradley PLC/40...
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Wireless Interface to the parallel port
Posted by cdee on 29 December, 2001 - 10:01 am
I have a project about wireless traffic light monitoring system using VB 6 and need a solution for interfacing the wireless signal (using remote control for car) to the parallel port of computer
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Profibus Modem
Posted by Tolga Celtekligil on 29 December, 2001 - 9:55 am
I am looking for a modem, that can transmit data in Profibus FMS/S7 protocol. I use a CP343-5 card on the RTU and a CP5613 on the PC.......
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PLC and Proportional Control Valve
Posted by DAM on 28 December, 2001 - 7:07 pm
Need someone to explain in simple terms the communication between the PLC and Proportional Control Valve
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Omron Syswin 3.2a
Posted by Falcao on 28 December, 2001 - 3:54 pm
How can I find the syswin 3.2a for a sysmac cqm1?
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How to address the I/O of Allen Bradley PLC's?
Posted by Kokou Avowlanou on 28 December, 2001 - 3:53 pm
How to address the I/O of Allen Bradley PLC's
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Temperature sensor with Modbus TCP ?
Posted by Marc Godon on 28 December, 2001 - 1:35 pm
Should I use a sensor with a Modbus TCP Port or a Modbus Serial port?
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Any electrical learning & discussion web site like control.com?
Posted by kamran qazi on 28 December, 2001 - 9:54 am
Electrical learning or online discussion sites?
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GE Fanuc Series One Junior Software
Posted by Dan Mc on 28 December, 2001 - 9:48 am
What software and communication hardware do I need for a GE Fanuc Series One Junior PLC?
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TSX 67 420 programming tools
Posted by Albert Li on 28 December, 2001 - 9:42 am
What programming tools could I use with a TSX 67 420 PLC, circa 1993...
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Fuzzy Control for Oil & Gas Industry
Posted by Alex Nikulin on 28 December, 2001 - 9:39 am
I need some application examples of fuzzy control in oil & gas industry.
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Migrate Monitor 77 to Monitor Pro
Posted by Albert Li on 28 December, 2001 - 9:35 am
Practical suggestions for migrating from Monitor 77 to Monitor Pro?
profibus parameters
Posted by leila on 28 December, 2001 - 9:32 am
i use cp5412 but i have some problem in setting bus parameters.
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New to siemens s5 PLC
Posted by peer khan on 27 December, 2001 - 4:36 pm
I am new to simatic s5 PLCs. Anybody have resources for learning Ssimatic s5?
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Information about USS protocol needed?
Posted by YAHOO! on 27 December, 2001 - 3:05 pm
I need to control 6 AC drives using USS protocol. I will use an RS485 card of a PLC.
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Printer problems with Allen Bradley DOS PLC 2 software
Posted by FACTORY AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LTD on 27 December, 2001 - 2:58 pm
I am having difficulties in printing the ladder program of an Allen Bradley PLC 2/17 processor using Allen Bradley DOS PLC 2 software version 6.24 ...
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GE Mark V monitoring
Posted by Tom Anderson on 27 December, 2001 - 1:55 pm
I am working on a project that requires monitoring two Mark V's and some PQM's on a single Modbus channel, with Wonderware as the HMI (SCADA)...
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SFW324 (was: A blast from the past (SFW324 and Sy/Max 400))
Posted by nuno pereira on 27 December, 2001 - 1:43 pm
Looking for sfw324
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Synchronization of real time in PLCs
Posted by suresh_123 on 27 December, 2001 - 1:27 pm
How to set the PLC5 and Panelview terminals which are in a network, to show the same time
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List of Standards for instrumentation field
Posted by Ajay Kasliwal on 27 December, 2001 - 11:54 am
Need list of standards for organisations like API, ASTM, ISO, IEC, BS, CENELEC, BASEFFA, ISA...etc (In Excel sheet or any other form).
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PROFIBUS communications
Posted by DG on 27 December, 2001 - 11:46 am
Communication between a PLC and a flow transmitter
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How to implement Security in Cimplicity?
Posted by jignesh Aghera on 27 December, 2001 - 11:44 am
How to implement login security on start-up of cimplicity application. How to implement the security for different user according to roles defined for user.
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PL7 Pro And TSX 37.10
Posted by Soudani Chakib on 27 December, 2001 - 11:14 am
What are the commands send by the PL7 Pro to the automate to connect, run and stop it.
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Principle of anubar instrument
Posted by N.Vedachalam on 25 December, 2001 - 10:02 am
How does an anubar instrument work?
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Automatic flow valve control , which one to use???
Posted by Erez on 25 December, 2001 - 9:58 am
What to use for control flow rate ?
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K type Vs N type thermocouples
Posted by vijay on 25 December, 2001 - 9:54 am
K type Vs N type thermocouples
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Smart instrument
Posted by N.Vedachalam on 25 December, 2001 - 9:53 am
Definition of smart instrument?
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Control Valve Sizing: deltaP increases/ decreases w/ increasing load?
Posted by William on 25 December, 2001 - 9:51 am
DeltaP across a control valve may either increase OR decrease with increasing load. How does the Instru Engr recognise which scenario is applicable??
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Cimplicity XY Plot & Trending
Posted by amora fibrianto on 24 December, 2001 - 11:25 am
Need info on using cimplicity XY Plot
capturing of assembly code outputs
Posted by Saif on 24 December, 2001 - 11:11 am
Capturing memory test data, performed by assembly codes running on motherboards, directly booted from floppy diskettes,at source. Memory Tests relocate themselves during the course of memory testing. The entry "intercept address" will be a moving target.
Refinery control systems
Posted by Hassan Bahrami on 24 December, 2001 - 11:09 am
I need information about controllers and control systems in refineries and PFD (planning flow diagram) of them
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Current to voltage convert
Posted by Kevin Bloch on 24 December, 2001 - 11:06 am
Trying to convert a current measurement to voltage using a 75mv 30A Current shunt...
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32 bit floating format
Posted by Haidong on 24 December, 2001 - 11:05 am
Which standard is used by schneider to implement the 32 bit floating in modbus protocol? ...
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12 to 8VDC Converter
Posted by Danny on 24 December, 2001 - 11:01 am
Power a dv camera from external car batt.
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Linux to - Fischer Porter supervisor - interface
Posted by Brent on 24 December, 2001 - 10:59 am
Anyone know how I can get linux to interface with an old Fischer Porter Supervisor PLC? ...
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Modbus interface
Posted by Vijay V Harne on 24 December, 2001 - 10:43 am
Searching for a software which provides modbus interface through PC RS 232 port...
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Programming in RSLogix5
Posted by Kokou Avowlanou on 23 December, 2001 - 1:59 pm
Does someone have the resource of introduction to the programming Allen Bradley PLC's?
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Modbus interface
Posted by Vijay V Harne on 22 December, 2001 - 12:28 pm
I am searching for a software which provides modbus interface through PC RS 232 port...
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s7 mpi -rs232 adapter
Posted by mangleman on 22 December, 2001 - 10:55 am
Does anybody know of a manufacturer that sells an rs232- mpi adapter suitable for use with siemens s7?
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ICONICS Alarmworx ActiveX in Wonderware
Posted by Justin Julian on 21 December, 2001 - 2:28 pm
ICONICS Alarmworx with Wonderware SCADA
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Ziegler-Nichols Closed Loop Tuning
Posted by Anthony Kerstens on 21 December, 2001 - 2:19 pm
Any issues to address when implementing Ziegler-Nichols Closed Loop Tuning for PID loops in PLC logic?
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Sending a byte to a RS232 port from a remote internet machine
Posted by Jesper Thusgaard on 21 December, 2001 - 2:08 pm
Need software for sending commands from a remote computer (internet) to a local computer. The commands have to be converted and sent to the RS232-port.
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Reduced depth 19-inch rack enclosures
Posted by André on 21 December, 2001 - 2:03 pm
Desperate - need an industrial chassis for a standard ATX motherboard, with a maximum depth of 35 cm
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Yaskawa gpd315/V7 Drive in an S7-300 Project
Posted by Dan Fuller on 21 December, 2001 - 1:50 pm
How to set up a Yaskawa V7 profibus drive in an s7-318dp project.
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Quantum HART Module
Posted by Sheari Rice on 21 December, 2001 - 1:49 pm
Looking for documentation about Quantum HART Module
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Modeling networks
Posted by Sam Bronson on 21 December, 2001 - 1:46 pm
I am looking to make a computer model of a controls network.
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Connecting S5-95U with PC
Posted by HAL9000 v1.1 on 21 December, 2001 - 1:45 pm
I have a SIEMENS S5-95U PLC , STEP5 v7.0 and an old PG 675 with no software. What to do?