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VB code that talks to SLCs (was: logging data from micrologix 1500 to SQL)
Posted by Gary Weage on 5 October, 2001 - 1:24 pm
I would sure like a copy (or a variety) of some VB code that talks to SLC's...using DF1 would be fine. I may not ever "need" it, but would like to know more about it. Anyone legally able to send me some?
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System Definitions
Posted by Richard George on 5 October, 2001 - 11:28 am
Can anyone please tell me what the difference is between a Distributed Control System and a SCADA system in terms of basic architecture and connection of field instrumentation and equipment. I have a client who is making me question my previous understanding (and sanity!)
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Ref Modbus Device / PC comm.
Posted by Mário Roberto Domenici on 5 October, 2001 - 11:18 am
I'm trying to develop comm. between Modbus Device and PC(Windows/Delphi platform). Is there anybody who has a Delphi Unit Modbus or a Delphi font example?
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Sand percentage in water
Posted by Fernando Gutierrez on 5 October, 2001 - 11:17 am
measuring percentage of sand in water
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Twelve sites and 1 mainstation
Posted by Calvin on 5 October, 2001 - 10:20 am
Communication between 12 sites and 1 mainstation.
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Interference
Posted by Gianni Franchi on 5 October, 2001 - 9:32 am
Anyone know how to filter or eliminate the interference generated by neon lamp ? ...
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Omron PLC wiring diagram
Posted by Lim on 5 October, 2001 - 9:28 am
need wiring diagram for connecting cable use on Omron PLC peripheral port.
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v-belt and pulleys
Posted by Dennis on 5 October, 2001 - 9:24 am
v-belt and pulleys for a heavy duty cement factory fan
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Windows NT and System Clock Accuracy
Posted by Juan De los Santos Naumov on 5 October, 2001 - 9:16 am
We've an application running on Windows NT SP6.0. We need to log events with a time stamp, but we are facing a problem with the system clock. We can't make the clock on windows NT shows the same time of the computer RTC. We adjust the time in Windows but after few hours the time have a delay compared with the RTC.
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has anyone seen a DNP activeX component
Posted by Pierre R. Hinse CET on 5 October, 2001 - 9:15 am
Has anyone seen an ActiveX component for talking to Schlumberger revenue meter over Ethernet, the protocol is DNP3.
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Gould PC0085
Posted by Facto Novo on 4 October, 2001 - 4:28 pm
I am looking for some program software for GOULD PC0085.
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Vegetable Oil Refinery
Posted by Shahid Waqas Chaudhry on 4 October, 2001 - 4:08 pm
I am in the process of automating a Vegetable Oil Refinery but have no clue about the process. The plant is a revamp and the design has been modified sufficiently to render the old documents void...
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UPS sizing
Posted by Mark Riche on 4 October, 2001 - 3:44 pm
I am looking for a good rule of thumb for sizing UPSs vs load size in the 5 - 10 kva range...
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MES application in leather industry
Posted by Ivan LORENCIN on 4 October, 2001 - 10:11 am
I am loking for information on internet about MES application in leather industry or some other industries with similar problems...
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ERP & Automation Software
Posted by Pedro_Miguel_Carri on 4 October, 2001 - 9:57 am
I want to know if in some plants who is in charge of the work of integrate the ERP and automation software?
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Power Measurement Ltd
Posted by Ricardo Juarez on 4 October, 2001 - 9:10 am
I'm trying to communicate with ACM 3720 meter using PowerView soft...
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"Notes From Walt's Desk..." posted
Posted by Walt Boyes on 3 October, 2001 - 4:01 pm
The latest edition of "Notes From Walt's Desk..." is posted at www.waltboyes.com.
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What is Accel-net or Accel-way?
Posted by Jake Thompson on 3 October, 2001 - 3:17 pm
I have a client who wants my PLC to talk to there building management system. They say the building system uses Accel-way and Accel-net with runs over a 485 network...
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ControlNet T Taps
Posted by Doug on 3 October, 2001 - 1:06 pm
Can anyone help me find a wiring diagram of the inside of a ControlNet tap?
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Cimplicity Communication to Siemens S5 and S7
Posted by Ing. Fernando Navarro Hdz on 3 October, 2001 - 12:38 pm
I want to communicate via Ethernet to a Siemens S5 and S7 PLC's to read data for a HMI using Cimplicity.
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Software code for detecting gaps in pallets
Posted by graham on 3 October, 2001 - 10:28 am
Detecting gaps in pallet base...
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LabVIEW and interrupts
Posted by Harry Friemann on 3 October, 2001 - 10:26 am
What do I need to use interrupts in LabVIEW, given a port/card which has interrupt support. So I do not have to using polling anymore.
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Small AC/DC converters for prox sensors
Posted by Garrett Place on 3 October, 2001 - 10:02 am
I am looking for a small AC-DC converter for proximity sensors. We have AC applications that can only be solved with a DC sensor. ...
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Windows Web Browser Crashes
Posted by Mark Wells on 2 October, 2001 - 4:09 pm
I was just curious how well web browsers are working as operator interfaces in industrial applications. Any feedback from list members using web browsers in this way would be appreciated. I'm particularly interested in crash frequency...
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Benchmarking PLCs
Posted by André Nácul on 2 October, 2001 - 2:40 pm
Has anybody tried to build a default benchmark for evaluating the performance of many different (brand and model) PLCs?
IEC 60870-5-102 for metering and SCTM
Posted by Abdal Hakam (P & D) on 2 October, 2001 - 2:14 pm
Can active and reactive power MW & MVAR along with the metered Energy values to the metering central system using this protocol? Can we receive alarm signals using this protocol?
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SLC Memory Drop Problems
Posted by Niall Watson on 2 October, 2001 - 11:40 am
Has anyone experienced problems with SLC (5/05) "dropping" entire memory...
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Amplitude attenuation in pulsating flow measurement
Posted by Betty on 2 October, 2001 - 10:48 am
Industry standard of maximum loss of amplitude (attenuation) in pulsating fluid flow measurement for different applications
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communication in SCADA
Posted by kacyp on 2 October, 2001 - 10:28 am
i am now seeking for many info about SCADA specifically in its communication (eg; media usage, network topologies)..
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Remote Power Supply
Posted by Mike on 2 October, 2001 - 10:26 am
I've got an application where I need a remote power supply, ie something to provide juice to a small plc, some limit switches, and a light tower...
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Serial communication with PLC using RTU protocol
Posted by Jim Semler on 1 October, 2001 - 5:04 pm
Unable to read data using rtu protocol through a serial connection after writing to a Compact 984-258 PLC
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RSView32 VBA ver6.30.16
Posted by MSal on 1 October, 2001 - 4:40 pm
Rsview vba lockup
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HART devices?
Posted by Mark on 1 October, 2001 - 12:02 pm
mixing HART and non-HART analogue inputs?
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Rugged Soft-starters - Marine App
Posted by Mark on 1 October, 2001 - 12:01 pm
Somewhere around 30g shock will do! ;-> For naval applications.
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HART OPC Server
Posted by Mara Lunaci on 1 October, 2001 - 10:54 am
I'm searching for an HART OPC Server. I have tried hartcomm OPC server, but trying it with different OPC clients we have seen that it is not completely compliant with OPC specifications and it generates errors in the OPC clients. Are there experiences with other HART OPC server?
Security issues
Posted by Anand on 1 October, 2001 - 9:57 am
www.smbd.org has some guidelines on security issues available under automation, security section in article 2.
Artificial Intelligence E-zine
Posted by Pradeep Chatterjee on 1 October, 2001 - 9:52 am
Visit http://pchats.tripod.com, an e-zine on artificial intelligence
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S7-300_analog I/O program
Posted by milan_djukic on 1 October, 2001 - 9:45 am
Programming with analog I/O
JimPinto.com eNews - 20 Sept. '01
Posted by Jim Pinto on 1 October, 2001 - 9:40 am
The JimPinto.com enews No. 61 - September 20, 2001 is on the web at : http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/sep20-2001.html
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GE Series 1 PLC & TISOFT2
Posted by Wayne Wood on 30 September, 2001 - 11:16 am
Can you use TISOFT to program the old GE series 1 PLC's???
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In need of a siemens PLC
Posted by Amir Azami on 29 September, 2001 - 8:43 am
I'm studying PLC programming from home after work and need to get a Siemens PLC to work with...
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Version control software
Posted by Kamalr on 29 September, 2001 - 8:23 am
I am looking for some s/ware app. that will manage the storage of my various PLCs, flow meters etc config. and allow me to enter simple revision info. for each configuration. Does any one know of such a software?
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Control Logix internal clock bits
Posted by Doug on 28 September, 2001 - 4:39 pm
Does the RSLogix 5k have internal timing tags
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PC memory reading and writing data
Posted by Ricardo Juarez on 28 September, 2001 - 4:18 pm
How can read and write data??
Quantum High speed counter modules
Posted by flamalh on 28 September, 2001 - 3:48 pm
We have a EHC 202 High Speed counter module up and running. However when we reset the counter, it will reset to either zero or 57699. We are using Proworx NXT and are resetting the 15th and 16th bits to and setting them again for the next cycle. We need the counter to reset to zero every time. Ideas?
Off-the-Shelf Controls Software Experience - PFS-Suite, ProDef, ControlDraw
Posted by ric on 28 September, 2001 - 3:45 pm
Looking for comments on experience with new user configurable control software. Three examples.
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More on shared memory and drivers
Posted by Ken E. on 28 September, 2001 - 1:51 pm
Curt has been bringing up some interesting points about RT and shared memory. It also goes back to my original proposal. ...
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File types with extensions .flb, .zf7
Posted by Egner Aceros on 28 September, 2001 - 1:49 pm
I have files with the extension *.flb ,*.zf7. I tried open it with "cimplicity", but the software doesn't open this files. Do you know which the software is?
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mitsubishi interface
Posted by muhammad salman on 28 September, 2001 - 1:28 pm
rs 232 to rs422
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Connecting Os/2 Warp node with Windows NT application
Posted by Murali C on 28 September, 2001 - 1:24 pm
I need to connect an OS/2 Warp application with DDE server which is populating data in Excel. This Excel application is an embedded Windows 3.1 16 bit application. Is it possible to have data populate this data to an Windows NT application FIX 32 from Intellution which is running in a different machine on the network. ...
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Telemecanique and Siemens Plc Communication
Posted by Solis on 28 September, 2001 - 1:21 pm
Serial Communications
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Stepper Motors Speed
Posted by oquendo on 28 September, 2001 - 11:50 am
How can I improve the Speed in a 1.2A 6V Stepper Motor ?
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Need ideas for final year project using PLC
Posted by Hisham on 28 September, 2001 - 11:40 am
PLCS Project required
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Strain gage Instrument HBM UPM60 attached to LabView 5.0
Posted by Francesc J. Garcia i Rabella on 28 September, 2001 - 10:44 am
We are interested in link an UPM60 Instrument to a PC with LabView 5.0 with a GPIB bus. Did anyone do it before?
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Temperature Control using Ladder Logic
Posted by Hellen Anderson on 28 September, 2001 - 10:42 am
I need advice on the best method to obtain at least +/- one degree Celcius Temperature Control Using simple ladder logic & timers with a Thermocouple Analogue Input Module for use with an Extruder.
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rslogix mask command
Posted by Brandon on 28 September, 2001 - 10:15 am
mask commands
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Industrial notebook for harsh environment with PCI slot
Posted by Chrisstoffer, Herman on 27 September, 2001 - 10:59 am
I am looking for an industrial notebook with PCI slot which is to be used in harsh environments (outside in the desert with high temperatures, a lot of dust, etc.
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LXRT (was: Introduction to RT-Linux)
Posted by Jiri Baum on 27 September, 2001 - 10:50 am
Do you have any more information/experience with this? If we can get userspace hard-RT, that would solve all the problems with partitioning RT and non-RT tasks...
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Melsec A2AS cpu-s1 Communications
Posted by F. Terheijden on 27 September, 2001 - 10:44 am
SCADA/Medoc to PLC Communications.
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Underwater Automation Project
Posted by Rahul Sakrikar on 27 September, 2001 - 9:22 am
Information regarding underwater motors and submersible feedback devices.
DNP Training
Posted by Kiran on 27 September, 2001 - 9:21 am
Can any body help me on how to learn about DNP from home on Internet and How to have hands on training at Home
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UPS availability calculations
Posted by mike on 27 September, 2001 - 9:17 am
How to calculate availability of UPS supplying power to highly available server.
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Partitioning RT and User space.
Posted by Ken E. on 27 September, 2001 - 9:17 am
I think I have an idea here based on Jiris previous email, so I'll tell you what I have been working on lately and where I see could be a potential way to extend the LinuxPLC and add RT functionality to it. ...
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Flat Panel Monitors rated for Class I, Div. 2
Posted by Terry Miller on 27 September, 2001 - 9:14 am
Can anyone recommend a quality, cost effective 15" flat-panel monitor rated for Class I, Div. 2 environments with touchscreen.
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Control Valve Sizing
Posted by William on 27 September, 2001 - 9:14 am
Relationship between flow, Upstream Press, and deltaP.
"Working With Servos" training seminar
Posted by Tom Bullock on 26 September, 2001 - 2:33 pm
"Working With Servos" seminar will be suspended until the economy improves. The 2 day (with an optional 3rd day) training seminar on servo basics and the practical application of servos will still be taught in-house during the 2001/2002 season. ...
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ORSI MES, cp16, and AB
Posted by John on 26 September, 2001 - 2:05 pm
Has anyone worked with ORSI Mes and DH+? We have been told they are eliminating support for CP16 in a couple of years.
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Help to test ModbusRTU and ModbusTCP slave emulators?
Posted by Alexander Beketov jr. on 26 September, 2001 - 1:49 pm
Can anybody help us to test the emulators? The programs are still "betas"...
RsView 32 using ODBC
Posted by Vipul Joshi on 26 September, 2001 - 11:30 am
Troubles in RsView Rad Server client connectivity...
Operator Touch Panels
Posted by IP ARIFEEN RIAZ QADEER on 26 September, 2001 - 11:01 am
Would like to know of OTPs capable of working in intense magnetic field due to copper busbars with 100KAmps current running 2-3 metres from them on both sides. The current is DC...
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Di-electric Strength Test
Posted by Syed Zafar on 26 September, 2001 - 10:59 am
What is duration of DI-Electric Strength Test on Cables/Conductors.
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getting ready for a release
Posted by Mario de Sousa on 26 September, 2001 - 8:20 am
Last week I commited the plcshutdown module, which will shutdown the plc when a configurable (in the config file) plc point is set...
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VBA and RSLogix500
Posted by David McAnally on 26 September, 2001 - 8:17 am
Supporting Automation means exposing classes, methods, properties, and events to applications running in Microsoft's Windows environment.
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Network Alarm Printer
Posted by Hong Chung on 25 September, 2001 - 1:49 pm
Local vs Network Alarm Printer
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OPTO B1 Brainboard
Posted by Brent192 on 25 September, 2001 - 12:56 pm
I'm looking for some linux based software for an OPTO B1 brainboard. I came across some OPTO hardware and being the tinker that I am, want to interface it with a linux system in order to perform basic functions.
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1761-NET-AIC module DH485 network AND DDE/OPC SERVER
Posted by Ganesh on 25 September, 2001 - 11:41 am
Looking for DDE/OPC driver to use with AB Micro Logix 1500 on DH 485 network with 1761-NET-AIC modules, connected to Wonderware InTouch.
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Who knows something about Smith Predictor ?
Posted by oquendo on 25 September, 2001 - 9:54 am
I'd like to know if somebody knows where i can find something about Smith Predictor...
PLC IOs meet IEEE C37.90/91 ?
Posted by Jim Cai on 24 September, 2001 - 4:50 pm
Is there any PLCs meet IEEE/ANSI C37.90 Surge Withstand Capacibility (SWC)?
Congratulations on the 500th volume
Posted by Aditya Ayachit on 24 September, 2001 - 4:38 pm
Congratulations to Mario and other guys who have made these 500 volumes extremely interesting!
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Motor Time Constants paper
Posted by Tom Bullock on 24 September, 2001 - 4:35 pm
This paper shows how to compute the motor/load time constants for standard DC motors and 3 phase AC brushless.
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Lonworks and Allen Bradley
Posted by Alex Paulsen on 24 September, 2001 - 4:22 pm
Protocol conversion for AB to Lonworks without an interposing PC
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Siemens S5 programmers
Posted by James Martin on 24 September, 2001 - 4:20 pm
I need a Siemens S5 programming unit that will program the 100U,101U,115U siemens PLC's.
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Melsec and iFIX
Posted by Jake Thompson on 24 September, 2001 - 12:22 pm
I need to find out if there is a driver availible for intellutions iFIX v2.5 for the QnA series PLC. Can the same driver for the A-series be used?
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Introduction to RT-Linux (fwd)
Posted by Jiri Baum on 24 September, 2001 - 11:45 am
Those of us in Melbourne, Australia, might be interested in this talk... (LUV is the Linux Users of [the state] Victoria; membership is free, no-one will mind if you just turn up.) ...
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OPTO B1 Brainboard
Posted by Brent Simmons on 24 September, 2001 - 10:51 am
Hey Guys! I'm looking for some linux based software for an OPTO B1 brainboard.
JimPinto.com eNews - 12 Sept. 01 - on the web
Posted by Jim Pinto on 24 September, 2001 - 9:16 am
JimPinto.com eNews, dated 12 Sept. 01 is on the web at : http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/sep12-2001.html
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Windows NT and System Clock Accuracy
Posted by Juan De los Santos Naumov on 23 September, 2001 - 12:09 pm
We've an application running on Windows NT SP6.0. We need to log events with a time stamp, but we are facing a problem with the system clock...
S7-300_analog I/O
Posted by milan_djukic on 23 September, 2001 - 12:05 pm
Analog I/O module for S7-300
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profibus networking
Posted by s on 23 September, 2001 - 11:51 am
i want to have some basic information about 'PROFIBUS NETWORKING '
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Plcs & their failuers
Posted by Pramod on 23 September, 2001 - 11:44 am
I use various International PLCs & I face a memory corruption problem contineously in a PLC from leading manufacturer from USA. Can anybody guide me in this regrd?
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GE Fanuc Series 90 Micro - HSC and Pulse wave input
Posted by Clement on 22 September, 2001 - 4:27 pm
I need some help with the HSC (type A) in a GE Fanuc Series 90 Micro...
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Diff between PLC5 Ch 0 and slc500 Ch 0
Posted by rajesh kenge on 22 September, 2001 - 11:33 am
Can any body tell whether PLC5 Ch 0 DF1 master protocol is same with the SLC500 Ch 0
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InTouch X-Y Graph
Posted by Mark V. - VRI on 22 September, 2001 - 11:11 am
Need an X-Y graph in InTouch 7.1
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[MAT-devel] hmi-gtk module
Posted by Juan Carlos Orozco on 21 September, 2001 - 4:47 pm
I am writing this message to inform of the current work and plans for the hmi_gtk module.
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Wonderware Object Wizard
Posted by Chris on 21 September, 2001 - 4:42 pm
Looking for Wonderare Object Wizard/Gallery
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Honeywell PLC
Posted by Willy on 21 September, 2001 - 11:24 am
How to connect a Magelis HMI on a Honeywell PLc in RS422
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Questions on whether to use Momentary or Maintained bits
Posted by Vigansky.Bob on 21 September, 2001 - 11:23 am
My question revolves around the use of momentary or maintained bits for commands to start/stop, enable/disable equipment...
INTERKAMA fair Dusseldorf
Posted by Harald Albrecht on 21 September, 2001 - 7:53 am
Is anyone from other continents than Europe travelling to INTERKAMA fair, taking place in Dusseldorf from 24 to 28 September?
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Hitachi PLC
Posted by David Brown on 20 September, 2001 - 2:14 pm
Can anyone show me where to get information on Hitachi PLC model H40DRP.
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Another multi-faceted Worm
Posted by George (Jim) Hebbard on 20 September, 2001 - 11:53 am
Another worm: see http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/01/09/18/010918hnworm.xml?091 8alert