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DMCA (was: Rockwell patch for Windows XP?)
Posted by Ralph Mackiewicz on 21 February, 2002 - 2:50 pm
I think the problem with DMCA is DMCA itself. I'll give you an example...
Modbus - Bosch CL PLC
Posted by Giovani M. Pradi on 21 February, 2002 - 2:26 pm
I need a modbus routine to bosch CL PLC.
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SCADAPACK VS ZOID
Posted by JYM on 21 February, 2002 - 2:25 pm
A Control Microsystem ScadaPack should be talking to a KEP Zoid via Modbus RTU protocol...
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Any substitute of RSLogix5000 to download logic to Logix5550
Posted by Been on 21 February, 2002 - 1:36 pm
I just need to download/upload programs to a Logix5550 PLC...
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Inexpensive Optical Encoding search
Posted by Alex Goodwin on 21 February, 2002 - 1:33 pm
I need a 300+ cpr incremental optical encoding solution (package or discrete components) that's very inexpensive (<$5), but has a disk smaller than 1.5"...
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FPAA
Posted by Conor Carroll on 21 February, 2002 - 12:31 pm
Where could I find a source for Field Programmable analog array circuits or just general FPAA information
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Transfer function to State space model
Posted by Alan Cuddihy on 21 February, 2002 - 12:29 pm
Converting complex transfer function to state space model
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3 Phase induction motor speed control via Profibus
Posted by Mark Foley on 21 February, 2002 - 12:28 pm
Technical writing about motor speed control and Profibus
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SIEMENS SOFTNET FOR XP
Posted by McLowd on 21 February, 2002 - 12:14 pm
Problems with Softnet
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importing protool projects into an S7 integrated applications
Posted by Danrfull on 21 February, 2002 - 12:13 pm
What is the best way to pull protool projects into an s7 application?
NOTICE ABOUT PUFFINScada ?
Posted by Maurizio on 21 February, 2002 - 12:11 pm
Where can I find more information about the PuffinSCADA project?
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Terminals, Screw vs Spring
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 21 February, 2002 - 12:07 pm
What's the verdict on spring vs screw...
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PanelView Bitmaps
Posted by Justin Lund on 21 February, 2002 - 11:57 am
Additional colour bitmaps on the web
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Time and Date update
Posted by Dave Newbury on 21 February, 2002 - 11:47 am
I wish to set the PLC time and date from the HMI screen.
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Programming ModBUS-Master on AB SLC 5/03
Posted by Mayur Agravat on 21 February, 2002 - 11:39 am
I want to communicate with ModBus RTU Temperature scanner with the AB's SLC 5/03 processor...
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Allen Bradley DH+
Posted by Willy from France on 21 February, 2002 - 11:36 am
I would like to use a DH+ network from AB but I need to have more information about it: medium used, length, speed,......
DF-1 radio modem communication in redundant contrologix
Posted by amora fibrianto on 21 February, 2002 - 11:12 am
DF-1 radio modem communication in redundant contrologix
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DH-485 and cables
Posted by Ting Gatus on 21 February, 2002 - 10:51 am
Need to connect several A-B SLC 5/01 to a PC
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UCX
Posted by Burda, Jason M. on 21 February, 2002 - 10:07 am
Does anyone in the group know anything about the Digital Layered Product, UCX ?
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WizSQL with SQL Server
Posted by Amir Or on 21 February, 2002 - 9:55 am
I'm trying to use Wizcon's WizSQL module to log data to SQL server 2000 through ODBC...
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Safety PLC manufacturers
Posted by Arturo Arévalo on 21 February, 2002 - 9:29 am
Does anybody know about manufacturers of safety plcs? ...
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WIZCON software help
Posted by Tom Cook on 20 February, 2002 - 3:27 pm
Looking for WIZCON software for WIN ver. 5.2x...
SQL compatible database!
Posted by Ivan Lorencin on 20 February, 2002 - 3:19 pm
Can somebody help me with SQL compatible database for thermal power plant. From SCADA server we would like to write data to database...
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AB plc 5000 and Panel view
Posted by Donnchadh on 20 February, 2002 - 2:40 pm
How to connect a Panel view 550 to a plc 5000
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Texas instrument PLC
Posted by Mahdi Elkawafi on 20 February, 2002 - 2:38 pm
software programming package for Texas instruments PLC
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Siemens S5 to S7 HMI & other issues
Posted by Terry Bell on 20 February, 2002 - 2:08 pm
Since Siemens is well into the process of phasing out S5, I'm looking at upgrading a S5 system to S7 The BIG problem is that our current S5 HMI (com 527) is TOTALLY incompatible with S7 stuff.
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Wireless keyboard or keyboard cable (Industry)
Posted by Frank Bruvold on 20 February, 2002 - 2:04 pm
Wants product or vendor of wireless communication to a keyboard. 10 Numeric Industrial keybords mounted in 10 truck's. Communication with to PC's 5 metres apart from each other. Only one simultaniously against each PC.
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knowledgebase on DCS architecture
Posted by thinh phan on 20 February, 2002 - 1:37 pm
where can i find information about SCADA and DCS system architecture ?
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Siemens Win CC/Win AC on Windows 2000
Posted by Brian Knuckles on 20 February, 2002 - 1:22 pm
I am looking at replacing a Genesis for DOS HMI with a Win CC HMI...
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Opto22 LC4A controller mem upgrade
Posted by D. Castonguay on 20 February, 2002 - 1:14 pm
The LC4A seems to be limited to 32K application (program space). Is it possible to upgrade it?
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Cimplicity to RS View communication
Posted by Pandurang Dalvi on 20 February, 2002 - 1:11 pm
We have two systems, one running Cimplcity and other running RS view. We want to send data from Cimplicity to Rs view for monitoring. How to achieve this??
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USB to Serial ....Siemens S5 & S7
Posted by Martin Liebenberg on 20 February, 2002 - 12:55 pm
Seeking USB to serial converter for Siemens S5 & S7 PLC......?
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pH or not to pH
Posted by Jake Thompson on 20 February, 2002 - 12:44 pm
I am looking for a pH probe to replace one that is about to go bye bye.
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Siemens S7 PLC and West Instruments MLC 9000
Posted by Les Bond on 20 February, 2002 - 12:43 pm
I would like to hear from anyone who has used the S7 range with the MLC 9000 temperature controller from West Instruments.
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OMRON DA002
Posted by Themanfromdelmonte on 20 February, 2002 - 12:41 pm
Trying to send a -10 to +10 signal to a small motor via an OMRON DAOO2 module, but the manual doesn't explain which data is needed to be put into 15 required setting bits...
Console Vs HMI
Posted by VG Karthikeyan on 20 February, 2002 - 12:20 pm
Can anyone tell me the basic difference of console and HMI and how it has evolved...
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induction motor as generator
Posted by salman on 20 February, 2002 - 11:01 am
how can generate 3 phase voltage with induction motor someone saying using capacitor to give reative power to motor and running it above it synchronous speed ?
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Connect a PC to the printer serial port of the DCS?
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 20 February, 2002 - 9:49 am
How to achieve this?
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Connecting S7-SIM with WinCC 4.0
Posted by Volkan Kocaman on 20 February, 2002 - 9:48 am
I need to connect S7 Simulator with WinCC SCADA...
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Controllogix Emulator
Posted by Ulianov Gil on 20 February, 2002 - 9:43 am
Does a Controllogix Emulator software exist?
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SI 500H
Posted by MMilton on 20 February, 2002 - 9:34 am
Looking for information on an SI 500H PLC.
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1336PLUS II
Posted by Arturo Arevalo on 20 February, 2002 - 9:29 am
Can the drives AB 1336PLUS II work in a master slave configuration to control speed? If so, what do I need to do it.
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Binary Code
Posted by ME on 19 February, 2002 - 5:14 pm
I want to learn Binary code...
Flexnet to Modbus ??
Posted by Mark Hill on 19 February, 2002 - 5:05 pm
Does anyone know of a Flexnet to Modbus converter ??
anti surge control
Posted by Steve Cordiner on 19 February, 2002 - 4:44 pm
In centrifugal gas compressor anti-surge control, why not use pd-ps instead of pd/ps?
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DeltaV OPC connection
Posted by Radovan Podhradský on 19 February, 2002 - 4:26 pm
I'm not expert in COM/DCOM (I have only some limited experiences) and I was confused with different function of several OPC clients...
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Simatic S5-95U
Posted by frenz on 19 February, 2002 - 3:43 pm
To start nothing with our troubled system with s5-95U(siemens) PLC.
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LonWork Cabling
Posted by santosh bharkad on 19 February, 2002 - 3:20 pm
Lonwork cabling details
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Help on MELSEC GPP WIN
Posted by John Alexander on 19 February, 2002 - 3:19 pm
I need help on programming using MELSEC series GPP. The Mitsubishi manuals suck big time.
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Densitometer & BTU meter for gas pipeline application
Posted by Muhammad Usman Latif on 19 February, 2002 - 2:46 pm
Do any one have information about Densitometers & BTU meters used for gas pipeline application...
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Professional Networking
Posted by Gil Junqueira on 19 February, 2002 - 2:03 pm
Want to meet other automation and engineering professionals in Ohio...
Mitsubishi Meldas 5000C
Posted by Lehotay Gergely on 19 February, 2002 - 1:53 pm
I need schematics or any technical/repair documentation for "Mitsubishi Meldas 5000C"...
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Large SCADA Applications
Posted by Michelle Lane on 19 February, 2002 - 1:45 pm
We're interested in HMI's that can do large SCADA projects well.
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ControlLogix/RSLinx SDK/Unsolicited
Posted by Tom Hornyak on 19 February, 2002 - 1:42 pm
Do not receive unsolicited PLC2 type writes from a Controllogix PLC using the RSLinx SDK.
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PLC PRO for Telemecanique TSX
Posted by Jeremy Lebohn on 19 February, 2002 - 1:29 pm
Before using the Telemecanique TSX series, I m currently seeking an evaluation or demo version of the PL7 PRO software, but I can't find one...
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linux Modbus master
Posted by Pushpa on 19 February, 2002 - 1:10 pm
Can we emulate modbus RTU master at linux system without modbus driver? ...
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WinCC Driver
Posted by Hassan.Kaghazchi on 19 February, 2002 - 1:07 pm
We are looking for Mitsubishi A-Series driver for WinCC Version 5...
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Utilization of C Language Libraries in Yokogawa DCS
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 19 February, 2002 - 1:00 pm
Can somebody explain me with suitable example how to best use the c language libraries built in the YOKOGAWA CENTUM CS-2 DCS?
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Flowmeters and accuracy on placement
Posted by Chris on 19 February, 2002 - 12:59 pm
What happens to the accuracy of flowmeters if they are placed too close to obstructions in closed conduits??
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Autoscaling circuit for a digital multimeter
Posted by manmohan singh on 19 February, 2002 - 12:57 pm
I am searching for a autoscaling citcuit which we use in digital multimeters so that multimeter adjust itself according to the range of input signal...
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Reading a value from Simatic SM431 module
Posted by Nick Fedun on 19 February, 2002 - 12:54 pm
Unable to read a correct input value from Simatic SM-431 input module.
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Barcode Scanners on DeviceNet
Posted by Chad on 19 February, 2002 - 12:21 pm
I am a student and am trying to get a barcode scanner that is DeviceNet compatible...
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LG Master-k PLC's
Posted by morn.m on 19 February, 2002 - 11:40 am
Totally new to PLC's just encountered the above PLC model no KTM-DR40S does this particular plc requires software to download the information from it? ...
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Siemens AS511 Specification
Posted by Nedjari on 19 February, 2002 - 10:57 am
I'm looking for Siemens AS511 protocol specification, please inform me about a way to get it !!!
PLC Requirements
Posted by Deepak Rao on 19 February, 2002 - 10:42 am
I want to know what should the specifications of a PLC be, in general...
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DC Switching
Posted by Paul on 19 February, 2002 - 10:39 am
Switching of DC current with AC contactors
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zigler nichols theory
Posted by alex hammet on 19 February, 2002 - 10:37 am
has anybody some information about Zigler-Nichols table theory...
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Schneider-Modicon Series 800 I/O
Posted by Ranjan Acharya on 19 February, 2002 - 10:21 am
Obsolete 800 Series I/O?
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Symax PLC Communication Problems
Posted by A. Mutamiri on 19 February, 2002 - 9:40 am
Anyone else out there still using the old Symax PLC's. I am having communication problems talking to a FIX Scada station...
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Filtec FT-50B controller link to PC
Posted by Ting Gatus on 19 February, 2002 - 9:38 am
OPCServer that will link Filtec FT-150B
Using SN75116 in RS-485 communication
Posted by xjuan on 19 February, 2002 - 9:31 am
I want to know information about application and electrical characteristics of SN75116...
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Remote control of client parallel port
Posted by kodomo5 on 19 February, 2002 - 9:29 am
Need to write a programme in VB at the client side to periodically access a POP3 Server to check for email containing instructions for remote control of the Client Parallel Port
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Hitachi EM-II HELP!!!!!!
Posted by Charlie Turner on 19 February, 2002 - 9:25 am
Can anyone tell me where to find an instruction set manual for a Hitachi EM II
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Building Automation program
Posted by Martin Donald on 19 February, 2002 - 9:16 am
Need help with Building Automation System project
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Advantages, Disadvantages of PLC over DCS.
Posted by Kumar on 17 February, 2002 - 12:41 pm
What are the advantages & disadvantages of a PLC over DCS...
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PID control for HP Vee
Posted by Boon on 17 February, 2002 - 11:38 am
to control the humidity of a room using PID control...
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dual 12vdc dc motor position and speed synchronization
Posted by David Braddy on 17 February, 2002 - 11:37 am
I need some advice on an application using 2 12vdc motors on a linear slide mech...
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E-stops in shopfloor rooms
Posted by Mark Vyshkin on 16 February, 2002 - 11:30 am
I'm looking for rules, how Emergency Stop buttons should be placed in a shopfloor room...
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Testing of ladders
Posted by Subhro Sengupta on 16 February, 2002 - 11:16 am
PC based Software Product information required for testing PLC ladders written as per IEC 1131...
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GSD file for DP/AS-iLink 20E
Posted by Cesar Garcia on 15 February, 2002 - 4:28 pm
Looking for the GSD file (SIEMS8098.GSD) for the DP/AS-iLin 20E (6GK1 415-2AA01) from Siemens...
Fully automated factories
Posted by JimPinto on 15 February, 2002 - 4:10 pm
The promise of remote-controlled automation is finally making headway in automated factories and processes. ...
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Concept IEC XMIT
Posted by Derek Chan on 15 February, 2002 - 3:43 pm
Anybody out there famaliar with the XMIT using Momentum CPU and the JNN RS485 Adapter in 2 wire RS485 ? ...
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Looking for small, low cost, ink level sensor
Posted by Eddy on 15 February, 2002 - 1:27 pm
small, low cost, ink level sensor in pressurized container.
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Delta V anti reset windup
Posted by Veena Kumar on 15 February, 2002 - 1:26 pm
I heard the Delta V system has a problem with respect to the anti reset wind up function, can anybody confirm on this?
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a marble shapes cutting lathe
Posted by foush on 15 February, 2002 - 1:24 pm
i want to cut revolutionary marble shapes with a disk coming from above the workpiece...
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Control Logix Scan time
Posted by Bebecall on 15 February, 2002 - 1:16 pm
Obtaining Scantime of Logix5550
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Looking for info on Jensen PLC
Posted by Jim Dantin on 15 February, 2002 - 1:06 pm
Looking for the manufacturer of PLCs that are used in Jensen Textile machines
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Mitsubishi Active Links
Posted by Chrizy on 15 February, 2002 - 1:04 pm
Has anyone tried to use new Mitsubishi soft "Active Links" with FX series PLC's? It seems to me that it can only work through programming port of the PLC.
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BACnet - what must be defined/known to connect devices?
Posted by Marcel Sommeling on 15 February, 2002 - 12:54 pm
Need some information about BACnet, object types and devices
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SFC Programming
Posted by Len Klochek on 15 February, 2002 - 9:56 am
Looking for opinions about the penetration of SFC programming into the North American ...
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sensors on devicenet
Posted by Joe Nucciarone on 15 February, 2002 - 9:37 am
I wish to set up a network of sensors (proximity) and bar code readers across my plant using devicenet or other...
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A/B PLC 2/05 PC programing software
Posted by Ben Blackburn on 15 February, 2002 - 9:25 am
Resurrecting an old machine that has an A/B PLC (1772-LSP 2/05). I need to modify the program. What do I need to interface it with a PC? ...
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RS232 VS EIA232
Posted by Ricardo_Zuniga on 15 February, 2002 - 9:10 am
Is there any difference between RS232 and EIA232?
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More on open hardware
Posted by Ken Emmons on 14 February, 2002 - 4:41 pm
It sounds like you guys are on your way to roughing a good spec and I am with you on most points...
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Large Format Display For SCADA
Posted by Niall Watson on 14 February, 2002 - 4:20 pm
Does anyone have any experience / recommendations for large format presentation of SCADA?
new article posted - "How to Find a New Job Fast."
Posted by Walt Boyes on 14 February, 2002 - 3:49 pm
My February column for automationtechies.com is posted... Hope you all enjoy it.
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Adoption rates of new technologies in the motion control industry
Posted by John Cihomsky on 14 February, 2002 - 3:20 pm
Is there a slow rate of adoption of new technologies in the motion control industry? If so, why? Can marketing help overcome these delays?
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OSS revenue models (was: New forum topic - Open Control)
Posted by Jiri Baum on 14 February, 2002 - 3:20 pm
a group of webmasters decided that if they each write a piece of a webserver, then they'll all have the software they need to do their jobs...
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VB program for Modicon MOMENTUM PLC communication
Posted by Kent on 14 February, 2002 - 3:14 pm
Developing an HMI application using Visual Basic to interface with the Modicon Momentum PLC via Modbus TCP/IP, as a school project...
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Quantum PLC Programming via modem
Posted by S. Gagnon on 14 February, 2002 - 11:31 am
Is it possible to download the program in the Quantum PLC via modem link...