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rslogic or the lasest slc500 software
Posted by Luke Smith on 20 November, 2001 - 1:48 pm
I need to get my hand on the latest software packages for the rslogic and the slc500 programing program...
Justifying marketing in hard times
Posted by Walt Boyes on 20 November, 2001 - 1:23 pm
My article, "Justifying Marketing in Hard Times" is the feature article in a recent AutomationTechies.com email newsletter. You can read it at "http://www.automationtechies.com/sitepages/art346.php":http ://www.automationtechies.com/sitepages/art346.php
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Need a Book , in VB for graphics
Posted by Ash on 20 November, 2001 - 1:16 pm
I need a book in VB for developing dynamic graphic objects.( like factory symbols), that help me that How to develop A grphical editor for HMI / Scada screens to display PLC real time data by dynamic graphic symbols.
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STL x Ladder
Posted by Juan de Arajo on 20 November, 2001 - 1:09 pm
Is there any advantage to program with STL instead of Ladder to Siemens PLC with the objective of save memory ?
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Manufacturing Execution Systems
Posted by shantanu apte on 20 November, 2001 - 11:54 am
Any links that talk basics up about MES ?
Siemens OPC server
Posted by sballes on 20 November, 2001 - 11:21 am
I intend to program an OPC client to communicate with a S7 PLC and I would like to know which software should I have to use as the OPC server.
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Absolute encoder with serial protocol ?
Posted by pk on 20 November, 2001 - 11:10 am
I am developing an AC servo drive for 2 axis CNC machine and facing to the problem of system resolution...
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PLC college project
Posted by Steve Hancock on 20 November, 2001 - 10:24 am
Need info on Unitary, Modular and Rack mounted PLC's for college project.
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Using Sensors w/PLC's for Mobile Monitorin
Posted by MarkC on 20 November, 2001 - 10:18 am
Best way to monitor several pressures, a dozen or so temperatures, etc. on mobile equipment with over-limit alarms.
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Modicon Compact ADU211 Card
Posted by Eric Allen on 20 November, 2001 - 10:16 am
How to configure the card properly with Concept 2.5
Foundation Fieldbus for VME
Posted by Gibbo on 20 November, 2001 - 9:55 am
Does anybody know whether there is a VME based Foundation Fieldbus module available?
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Omron C200H with OD215, ID215, & MD215 modules
Posted by Philip Sharpe on 19 November, 2001 - 5:34 pm
I am trying to find out what pins correspond to what inputs/outputs for the Omron OD215, ID215, and MD215...
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Concept 2.5
Posted by bbabler on 19 November, 2001 - 4:02 pm
Having trouble with Concept Software each time I try to edit I/O modules I can not leave that screen If I ctr-alt-del to shut down I can not restart Concept
MOD30-ML communication
Posted by Luis Valenzuela on 19 November, 2001 - 2:53 pm
I need information about communication MOD30-ML, it is possible to have communication modbus and icn in a controller MOD30-ML, at the same time? ...
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Communication Protocol
Posted by Prasad Gurav on 19 November, 2001 - 1:58 pm
Protocol conversion from IEC 870-5-103 to MODBUS
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searching for step5 software
Posted by Jerome on 19 November, 2001 - 11:42 am
I'm 19 years old , i have 3 siemens s5 95U but I don't have any programming software. I want to program the plc for a sort of game, that's why i would prefer a free software Can someone help me????
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flags for plc communication
Posted by iman mulyaman ginanjar on 19 November, 2001 - 11:41 am
How does the flag work in PLCs communication, what is its function? And, how is the application of this in ladder diagram?
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Car suspension
Posted by anto tejoyuwono on 19 November, 2001 - 11:14 am
I'm looking for information about PID controller for car suspension. ...
JimPinto.com eNews - No. 67 - November 6, 2001
Posted by Jim Pinto on 19 November, 2001 - 11:13 am
The latest JimPinto.com eNews - No. 67 - November 6, 2001 is on the web at:"http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/nov6-2001.html":http://www .jimpinto.com/enews/nov6-2001.html
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Yokogawa Centum migration
Posted by Clyde September on 19 November, 2001 - 11:04 am
Does anyone have any experience on upgrading their Yokogawa DCS (uXL) to the 'new' Centum series?
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Devicenet Commissioning Software
Posted by Rob Dombek on 19 November, 2001 - 11:02 am
I am looking for feedback from those who have setup and commissioned Devicenet networks. ...
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Beckhoff and Wago what's the difference
Posted by New_to_IO on 19 November, 2001 - 11:01 am
I always read the names Beckhoff and Wago side by side in postings. What is the difference in thier products?
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How to make a "Virtual" Pallet
Posted by Kris Grindstaff on 19 November, 2001 - 10:59 am
How to make a "Virtual" Pallet
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SDS ?
Posted by Christian on 19 November, 2001 - 10:58 am
Can anyone explain me the difference between SDS and DeviceNet /CANOpen in regard to the application layer ?
PID function in TELEPERM ME
Posted by zakir ekici (control engineer) on 16 November, 2001 - 5:47 pm
Could any body send me the content of the PID control in TELEPERM ME. I didn't understand the calculation result of this function. ...
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Precision resistors
Posted by Mark B. on 16 November, 2001 - 4:46 pm
Looking for 250 ohm .1% (or better) 1/2 watt resistors
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sauter ey2400 case software
Posted by galeo on 16 November, 2001 - 4:21 pm
sauter ey2400 case software needed for modifications/upgrades
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Variable 3 Way Valve
Posted by Graham Best on 16 November, 2001 - 4:02 pm
Request Information To Divide The Flow of Liquid
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auto tools
Posted by Mario de Sousa on 16 November, 2001 - 3:42 pm
I have just tried out the auto tools, and they don't seem to work....
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RTU Protocal
Posted by Budrog1@aol.com on 16 November, 2001 - 11:40 am
I'm writing a master slave driver with visual basic. I would like to know if I could have a copy of your modicon RTU protocal program....
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FX PLC's on a GE Fanuc SCADA system
Posted by Alan on 16 November, 2001 - 11:34 am
Info needed on what's involved with hooking an FX plc to a SCADA system
[Fwd: [ mat-Bugs-441966 ] top level make all does not build tcl]
Posted by Peter Hopfgartner on 16 November, 2001 - 11:30 am
unfortunately I'm not able to run successfully ./configure in lang/tcl. ...
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PL/M 86 applied to industrial automation
Posted by Luciano Vasconcelos on 16 November, 2001 - 11:27 am
Somebody have good materials about PL/M 86 ? Maybe applied in industrial automation ? Where i can find good site covering it ?
OS Wars
Posted by Ranjan Acharya on 16 November, 2001 - 11:14 am
Readers may be interested in the following from The Register: http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/22770.html
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Viewing Live Video on a SCADA-Screen...
Posted by Fritschal Terheijden on 16 November, 2001 - 11:00 am
Anyone have any experience viewing live video on a SCADA-screen? You're welcome to reply.
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Flow Meter Surveys
Posted by Mark Hill on 16 November, 2001 - 10:00 am
Anyone know of a firm capable of conducting Ultrasonic Flow Measurement Surveys in the eastern USA and firms with Ultrasonic Flow Meters for short term rent?
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Siemens P2 protocol
Posted by Richard Theron - FieldServer on 15 November, 2001 - 5:34 pm
Looking for assistance on the Siemens P2 protocol...
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Wonder Ware Library
Posted by Ricardo Juarez on 15 November, 2001 - 5:29 pm
Need some library for my application in In Touch...
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S7-315 and MP270
Posted by HC on 15 November, 2001 - 5:27 pm
I have a problem with a MP270 and a S7 CPU 315 installation.
HMI_GTK gnomepixbuf scaling problem solved...
Posted by Juan Carlos Orozco on 15 November, 2001 - 5:26 pm
I decided to dig in glade's code and found a solution to the gnomepixbuf scaling problem.
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problems with Advantech PCL-718
Posted by J. R. Matienzo on 15 November, 2001 - 5:24 pm
I'm having trouble with the installation of a PCL-718 on a 586 computer
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natural gas measurement
Posted by Jorge Diaz on 15 November, 2001 - 5:16 pm
Does somebody know if vortex flowmeter technology is accepted to natural gas custody transfer applications?
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Visual C++ (Windows Programming)
Posted by Shanice on 15 November, 2001 - 4:56 pm
Need help to link VisualC++(Windows Programming) to Matlab to apply 2D calculations
Classicladder in Mat
Posted by Peter Hopfgartner on 13 November, 2001 - 9:51 am
As I recently discovered, classicladder is also distributed as a separate package...
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older Panelbuilder software
Posted by D. Ogle on 13 November, 2001 - 9:48 am
need DOS Panelbuilder
Quantum Hot Standby: distant CPUs (> 1km)
Posted by Jean-Pierre Mondange on 12 November, 2001 - 4:32 pm
Looking for an optical repeater useful with Quantum Hot Standby, for medium distances (typically 1 to 3 km). Also looking for the optical characteristics of the 140 CHS 110 00 Quantum redundant processor.
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Linux OPC
Posted by Donald Pittendrigh on 12 November, 2001 - 3:55 pm
I have been contamplating building a Linux machine to use as a critical data monitoring tool and have to accelerate my progress with this dream for various pressure related reasons...
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VFD protection techniques
Posted by G. Fry on 12 November, 2001 - 1:59 pm
I have a question about fusing and protection techniques. Please inform me of your suggestions in this matter...
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"Protocol X" to "Protocol Y" converter
Posted by Rob Hulsebos Philips CFT on 12 November, 2001 - 12:24 pm
In this list often a question is asked like "Does anyone know of a protocol converter from X to Y", and the subsequent answers are a list of products that promise to do just that...
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Pros And Cons - Wonderware to RSview32
Posted by Walter Bennett on 12 November, 2001 - 11:52 am
I have a client that is looking at changing from Wonderware to RSview32 / SE. I have extensive experience with both packages, but I need some ideas about what to say; please share pro's and con's about either package.
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PC to PLC communication
Posted by darren-wiltshire on 12 November, 2001 - 9:53 am
How to get a PC to interface with a Melsec AnS Series A2ASCPU
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About the IEC protocol
Posted by suresh patel on 12 November, 2001 - 9:41 am
i want to know about the iec standard protocol for the substation automation
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How to find transfer function ?
Posted by Nont Banditwong on 12 November, 2001 - 9:27 am
I try to simulate cooling system by matlab and simulink but I don't know how to find a transfer function of room temperature.
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level measurement instrument
Posted by rameshbparmar on 11 November, 2001 - 4:28 pm
We are expanding our distillation plant. During automation we required some level measurement instrument which can work under high vacuum(1torr) & temperature about 250 Deg. centigrade. Can any one help me out type of instrument to be use for this application...
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Compensation of Network Delay
Posted by Deepa K. on 11 November, 2001 - 1:14 pm
I want some help regarding my project. It is about controlling an experiment over a Local Area Network. I want to control the speed of a DC motor. The motor is connected to a computer which is connected to the LAN of the Institute...
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Checking for loss of MPI connection between S7-300 and WinCC
Posted by D. Turner on 11 November, 2001 - 1:09 pm
Checking for loss of MPI connection between S7-300 and WinCC...
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Genius bus to Modbus &/or Modbus Plus
Posted by Craig Drevant on 11 November, 2001 - 12:59 pm
Genius bus to Modbus &/or Modbus Plus
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When will we see a PCI bus SA85 card?
Posted by Craig Drevant on 11 November, 2001 - 12:31 pm
SA85 card legacy?
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omron plc mpu s01 cpu m8913
Posted by kaustubh on 11 November, 2001 - 12:17 pm
i have omron make plc in our 50 tpd oxygen plant, the specification of the cpu is as follows: cpu m8913. can any body knows about the programing of such model?
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TDC3000 Ratio Control
Posted by Larry on 10 November, 2001 - 1:43 pm
Have you ever seen a ratio controller? One that controls, lets say, the flow into, two different vessels, in this case two reactors.
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PID control algorthm
Posted by radjesh on 10 November, 2001 - 9:52 am
can anyone please provide me with the PID control algorthm in C language...
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FactoryLink and MySQL
Posted by Ranjan Acharya on 9 November, 2001 - 4:23 pm
Has anyone ever used FactoryLink ECS 6.5.0 / 6.6.0 with MySQL (running on another Win32 box or a remote Linux box)? Something I am interested in tinkering with, but I do not want to waste my time if it is not feasible.
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Multi-turn absolute position with Modbus RTU
Posted by Dan Perrier on 9 November, 2001 - 2:44 pm
What device allows an absolute position measurement on a multi-turn shaft with modbus connectivity?
Profibus to AutomationDirect DL405 PLC
Posted by Peter C. on 9 November, 2001 - 2:35 pm
Has anyone connected Profibus to AutomationDirect's DL 405 PLC? If so how?
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Omron SYSMAC mini SP20
Posted by Bert De Bondt on 9 November, 2001 - 2:03 pm
I am looking for the programming software and a pinout for the programming cable (PS/2 like) Any manual would also be welcome, since I can't find any docs on the internet.
JimPinto.com eNews 28 Oct. 2001 - on the web
Posted by Jim Pinto on 9 November, 2001 - 2:02 pm
The latest JimPinto.com - No. 66 - October 28, 2001 is on the web at : http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/oct28-2001.html
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IO Server for VB
Posted by John Midgley on 9 November, 2001 - 1:59 pm
Is there an IO server for VB to read IO? Or as an alternative does anybody know of a cheap SCADA package?
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ocx in a WinCC project
Posted by Henning Aagesen on 9 November, 2001 - 1:07 pm
Why does .ocx components sometines fail in winCC...???
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Logix 5 to 6200
Posted by Walt Flannagan on 9 November, 2001 - 1:05 pm
Logix 5 backwards capability?
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Noncontact length measurement equipment
Posted by karllrak on 9 November, 2001 - 12:41 pm
I am looking for a noncontact length measurement gauge for use on a process lines in the steel industry. I have to measure the steel shafts with the maximum lenght of 6m. On those steel shafts I have to find a determinated position (for example 500mm from the beginning of the shaft). The shafts are rotating and they have a speed in lenght direction. The speed in lenght direction is about 2m/min
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Comm Modbus
Posted by Mario R Domenici on 9 November, 2001 - 12:34 pm
Comm Modbus / PLC GE 9030 / 8 Slaves (Weighing system.
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PLC OS
Posted by wexy on 9 November, 2001 - 11:50 am
What OS do PLC's run on?
Initial files for auto*
Posted by Peter Hopfgartner on 9 November, 2001 - 11:19 am
I've commited right now some initial files for auto* support. ...
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Retrieving and writing data from S7-224
Posted by André on 9 November, 2001 - 10:54 am
DDE links and the like between plcs and applications.
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Siemens/OP15C communication problems
Posted by Mols, Jo [JanBe] on 9 November, 2001 - 10:50 am
Who can help us to solve the communication problems with our OP15 panels. They give the message : "303 AG Verbindung gestort" (=303 PLC connection disturbed/interupted)....
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LinuxPLC, what is it?
Posted by Hendri du Preez on 9 November, 2001 - 10:31 am
Could someone explain to me what exactly is LinuxPLC. How does it communicate with instruments in the field and how does it all fit together? ...
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Modifying module timeout registers on Modicon Momentum and Modbus/tcp
Posted by gary krafcik on 9 November, 2001 - 10:28 am
i've been using the modicon momentum i/o products for several years. i use the ethernet communication module in all cases. i use 'C' tasks (sockets) to perform the reading/writing from/to the cards. i need to modify the module timeout register(0x4f001). ...
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Controlling by PC
Posted by Toto Arbi (TRB) on 9 November, 2001 - 10:25 am
I am a student and need information about How to Control (PID) a plant by PC?
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Marine Automation Market
Posted by Julien Dallery on 9 November, 2001 - 10:11 am
European Marine Automation market size and Requirements
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Budget to Replace PLC with AutomationX
Posted by Mark Wells on 8 November, 2001 - 5:24 pm
My I/O is Profibus DP, but I don't know if PCI slots are available on the zSeries. Would it make sense to simply remove the existing I/O and switch to an Ethernet based solution such as Wago?
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ModBus to ControlNet converter
Posted by David Gómez on 8 November, 2001 - 5:03 pm
I need a ControlNet to Modbus protocol Converter
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Sequencer in PLC 5 AB
Posted by Ricardo Juarez on 8 November, 2001 - 5:03 pm
I need make some sequencer output in my PLC 5 program but I can´t understand very well the instruction for do that...
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Driver for Allen-Bradley PLCs
Posted by Juan de Arajo on 8 November, 2001 - 4:39 pm
Does anybody know if exists a driver to comunnicate Visual Basic with Allen-Bradley's PLCs without use RSLinx ?
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Mitsubishi GPP/WIN online help
Posted by gilbert on 8 November, 2001 - 12:42 pm
GPP/WIN software doesn't have with it help topics on it's own instruction lists, unlike Siemens S5 and S7. And unlike the GX Developer it also doesn't have an online help. Would you know how I can access help topics from its makers?
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Blind faith in PLCs?(was Software Quality)
Posted by Paul Jager on 8 November, 2001 - 11:33 am
I have a new name for the PLC- it's a Pathetic Little Computer. Imagine any critical business or operation say a government service, a highly popular web site, banking services, etc. - running on PLC's. Obviously it can't be done...
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source tarball now on homepage
Posted by Jiri Baum on 8 November, 2001 - 9:42 am
I've just put up a tarball of the source tree up on our home page...
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A problem about Siemens OP7 software
Posted by zakir ekici on 8 November, 2001 - 9:40 am
We have PG740 and PG730. Is it posible to load this program into the OP7 via PG7*0?
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AB PLC 5/40 series and Yaskawa PLC Memcon U84
Posted by venki on 7 November, 2001 - 12:22 pm
Can any body help me out for finding the PDF documents of above two PLC's manuals...
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s7/300/ hmi
Posted by henry on 7 November, 2001 - 11:22 am
interfacing s7/300- hmi for alarms /text display...
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PLC Ladder Programming for conveyor movements
Posted by Shanice on 7 November, 2001 - 9:29 am
OMRON SYSWIN (SYSMAC) PLC Ladder Programming Consultation...
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DNP 3.0 protokol
Posted by Damijan on 7 November, 2001 - 9:27 am
I must programed a PLC Motorola to comunicate with another PLC who comunicate with DNP 3.0. So for my application I need detail about DNP protokol...
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Sa85 and win 95
Posted by Gabriel Colina on 7 November, 2001 - 9:26 am
I cant install the sa85 000, bus isa, with win 95, What i can do?
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Wireless microphone interference
Posted by Timothy L. Tartamella on 7 November, 2001 - 9:24 am
Has anyone ever heard of a wireless microphone causing noise interference on a controller interface? How can such interference be prevented?
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PWM to voltage
Posted by Sepi Sopo on 7 November, 2001 - 9:22 am
My goal is to measure the control signal used to control a proportional valve.I need to plot it into the same chart with pressure. (x=DC,y=bar).
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Ladder Logic on Linux
Posted by Kipton Moravec on 6 November, 2001 - 5:23 pm
Is there a ladder logic programming environment for Linux.
Time Synchronizing
Posted by Phil Corso on 6 November, 2001 - 4:28 pm
Correspondence seems to be heading in a too-ponderous direction. I thought of one of my ms (mis not Micro-Soft) adventures...
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Sequencer in PLC 5 AB
Posted by Ricardo Juarez on 6 November, 2001 - 3:49 pm
PLC5 Instructions SQO, BSL, BSR...
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Modbus Plus to Ethernet
Posted by Scott Barrett on 6 November, 2001 - 3:37 pm
Modbus Plus to Ethernet Bridge...
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AB 2/16
Posted by Steven E. Braun on 6 November, 2001 - 3:27 pm
Does anyone on this list know (or remember) how to connect the Allen Bradley 1784-PCMK/B to a PLC 1772-LXP 2/16 with the 1784-PCM2 cable using PLC Ladder Logistics (A.I.) software running on a notebook with MS-DOS 6.22?
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HP VEE and Modbus
Posted by Joanne Cronin on 6 November, 2001 - 2:53 pm
I'm trying to communicate to a temperature controller through HP VEE using Modbus protocol.