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S88- adaptation to continious process control.
Posted by Victor Zaltsman on 30 June, 2001 - 2:50 am
looking for process control model, which covers both continious and batch systems. Practical-oriented- "reduced set" of S88 terms and definitions.
Fisher ROC 503 Operator Interface
Posted by Stuart Barge on 29 June, 2001 - 4:25 pm
Need a small OIT for configuration changes to a Fisher ROC 503
Analogy->Fable->Parable MS Monopoly?
Posted by Dale Malony on 29 June, 2001 - 2:52 pm
But to extend this poor analogy further ??
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Ethernet/Serial Port Servers
Posted by Hullsiek, William on 29 June, 2001 - 2:23 pm
I am looking at alternatives for serial port servers...
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Simple Stepper Drive
Posted by Rich A on 29 June, 2001 - 1:31 pm
Looking for a CNC type hand wheel...
JimPinto.com eNews - June 29, 2001
Posted by JimPinto on 29 June, 2001 - 11:34 am
The latest JimPinto.com eNews - No. 49, June 29, 2001 is on the web at : http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/june29-2001.html
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Printed Circuit Board Relays...
Posted by Kevin on 29 June, 2001 - 10:47 am
Printed Circuit Board...
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Radio Modems
Posted by Gee, Jeffrey on 29 June, 2001 - 9:45 am
I am looking for some experiences, either positive or negative, regarding the use of license-free ISM spread spectrum radio modems.
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Experience with NI's FieldPoint distrubuted I/O?
Posted by Patrick Allen on 29 June, 2001 - 8:11 am
While searching for a solution to a recent chanllenge, I started looking into NI's distributed I/O system. Has any one had any experience with this system?
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VFD managed by a motion controller
Posted by Ludovic on 29 June, 2001 - 4:09 am
We have a PLC (Contrologix), an absolute encoder, a asynchronous motor and a VFD and we are looking for a motion controller able to communicate with the PLC through a network (ControlNet, DeviceNet, etc...) and to drive the VFD.
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communication between plc 5 ab and laptop with usb port
Posted by Carlos perez on 29 June, 2001 - 12:15 am
I have a laptop compaq 17 xl 366, it has no db9 serial port, and I need to communicate with a plc 5/40 allen bradley using rslogix and 6200 softwares.
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HMI Software / On-line Help / Product Manuals
Posted by Crystal Majercik on 28 June, 2001 - 3:52 pm
To Ship or Not To Ship hard-copy manuals with Motion Controllers. What does the End User want?
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MELSEC MEDOC QUESTION
Posted by Bill Somerfield on 28 June, 2001 - 3:39 pm
My company has just bought new Dell Inspiron 8000 laptops running W2K for our techs...
Honeywell and GE try again...
Posted by Walt Boyes on 28 June, 2001 - 11:20 am
At the eleventh hour, GE and Honeywell are trying to convince the European Union to let their merger go forward...
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Reading ControlLogix Using Winsock
Posted by Vinod on 28 June, 2001 - 10:32 am
Anybody knows how to read datas from a Allen Bradley ControlLogix module with 1756ENET Ethernet card using Winsock programming...
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eimco shriver filter press problems
Posted by frankinnocenti on 28 June, 2001 - 9:06 am
experiencing plate breakage on an eimco shiver horizontal filter press and we don't know why.
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calibration of distorsion for CCD
Posted by Jason on 28 June, 2001 - 7:05 am
due to the distorsion of CCD, I can't calculate accurate distance. How to transform image coordinate to world coordinate accurately.
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Ethernet/Serial Router
Posted by HH Chung on 28 June, 2001 - 6:57 am
Routing from TCP/IP protocol to serial over telephone network.
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Hydro Generator Synchronicing
Posted by Wajira Priyankara on 28 June, 2001 - 6:29 am
Can a Generator be loaded before it come to rated RPM. Hydro Power Generator Synchronising with resistive load.
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SPA BUS - MODBUS GATEWAY
Posted by laura bersini on 28 June, 2001 - 2:58 am
Request of information about the conversion from SPA-bus to Modbus protocol
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MATLAB and C
Posted by Deepa K on 28 June, 2001 - 2:37 am
I want invoke MATLAB from a C program. How to do this?
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Software for Laptop and PC connection via parallel ports
Posted by Pablo Gutierrez on 28 June, 2001 - 1:14 am
Software for Laptop and PC connection via parallel ports
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Profibus PA
Posted by F. Rolet on 27 June, 2001 - 6:16 pm
Does anyone have any comments on their experience of Profibus PA?
Basic connection between PC and PLC
Posted by Anuar Bin Mansor on 27 June, 2001 - 4:39 pm
For example, I want to connect the PC with one type of machine that has moving parts...
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Process Graphics?
Posted by Marty on 27 June, 2001 - 4:07 pm
Any manufacturers of process display graphics for panel building?? UK.
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scroll Wonderware's alarm window from pushbuttons?
Posted by Bill Code on 27 June, 2001 - 2:07 pm
Has anyone managed to scroll Wonderware's alarm window from pushbuttons connected to a PLC?
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PLC or RTU?
Posted by Tom DeFreitas on 27 June, 2001 - 2:04 pm
How do you define the difference?
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Valvelink and DVC5020/6020
Posted by Bath, Andray AC on 27 June, 2001 - 12:26 pm
I have a problem with Valvelink software that I was hoping that somone could help me with...
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Consultation.
Posted by Jaime Cedeno Pozo on 27 June, 2001 - 12:17 pm
I need to communicate a PM171 Series Powermeter of SATEC or a POWERLEADER Electronic Power Meter of GE (two options to spend money!) with a PLC SIMATIC and the software INTOUCH of Wonderware, for a project in my job.
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Devicenet Versus Ethernet
Posted by Mark Riche on 27 June, 2001 - 12:05 pm
I was wondering if anyone had any comments on devicenet verus ethernet usage for plant comms.
Serial communication
Posted by Andrew V.Mustonen on 27 June, 2001 - 9:24 am
Serial communication & EIB Instubus
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I have problem in Serial Port Programming in Winnt Server4.0
Posted by Amir Ghaffar on 27 June, 2001 - 3:59 am
I have used MsComm32.ocx control in Visual Basic in WinNT4.0 environment. I send text to Port and continously listen/read the port but blank is return. I have to connect PC with WeightBridge device that returns calculated weight on Comm Port, so for testing i play with Mscomm32.ocx but nothing get as a result. Is there compatiblity problem in port programming in Win95/Winnt/Win2000. I have to
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Looking for a 400 Hz Relay Coil
Posted by Seb on 26 June, 2001 - 9:10 pm
Looking for a relay with a 115V/400Hz coil.
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Chlorine Pacing for Water Treatment Plants
Posted by Don Best on 26 June, 2001 - 7:59 pm
What kind of control strategy is most often used to pace chlorine (Sodium Hypochlorite) at a Water Treatment Facility or Reservoir?
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Voltage Drop Calculations in 400 V systems
Posted by tahir ayub on 26 June, 2001 - 7:27 pm
Voltage drop calculations when connecting between two phases in a 3 phase distribution system
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Factorylink to an AB ControlLogix 5500 processor??
Posted by Roger Kredit on 26 June, 2001 - 5:11 pm
Wondering how many people are using the Factorylink OPC client (6.6 or 7.0) to communicate to the AB ControlLogix processor via RSLinx OPC Server?
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iFIX - Management Reports
Posted by Niall Watson on 26 June, 2001 - 12:27 pm
Does anyone have any views on using iFIX as a medium for generating Management reports...
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Router query to find out message destination
Posted by B.Sandoche on 26 June, 2001 - 11:14 am
When a router gets an IP address how will it find out the Source address from where the IP address has been received?
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Chinese Characters on GP Proface & Wonderware Intouch
Posted by yiewming on 26 June, 2001 - 11:10 am
I have to work on a project which needs to have Chinese Characters on the HMI...
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I need a Winsock activeX control for pda (for TCP/IP other than http) in VB
Posted by Oliver French on 26 June, 2001 - 11:10 am
I want to enable a customer to "chat" with our applications engineering department. I have Appforge but there is only an http ingot included that doesn't support portals other than http. Please help!
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3 phase ac motor speed control
Posted by kumaraguru on 26 June, 2001 - 10:32 am
I am looking for a 3 phase ac motor (> 2 Hp) speed controller ckt. Should be simple and effective with all protection ckts.
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DNP Slave for Wonderware InTouch
Posted by Brian Gorrell on 26 June, 2001 - 10:05 am
Looking for assistance with Wonderware InTouch application interfaced as DNP slave.
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Regarding COMPAQ PRESARIO 1200 LAPTOP
Posted by Tej Control Systems Pvt Ltd on 26 June, 2001 - 12:53 am
We are one of the System House of Siemens. We Integrate S7 200 & S7 300 PLC System. We have a problem & hope you could help us.
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PanelView terminals on NT
Posted by thomp on 25 June, 2001 - 3:21 pm
Can I view a PanelView application on NT?
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Melsec Medoc
Posted by Bill Somerfield on 25 June, 2001 - 2:24 pm
Can I run MELSEC MEDOC under W2K?
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Operating System
Posted by Chris Ryan on 25 June, 2001 - 2:07 pm
Does anyone know of a utility to list/print the configured user base on an NT domain? I'm not concerned with security info i.e. passwords just the user id and description details.
Ramp/Soak Function
Posted by Shahid Waqas Chaudhry on 25 June, 2001 - 12:47 pm
I need to develop a ramp/soak function using SIEMENS S7-200. Any help with sample code (for any other PLCs even) and/or suggestions are required!
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NEMA 4X & 7 Enclosure
Posted by RAVI GORADIA on 25 June, 2001 - 12:43 pm
If i am buying an Instrument which is to be installed in Explossion proof area.If the selected Instrument (For Example Ultrasonic Level Instrument)is FM Certified for the required Electrical classification with Enclosure as NEMA 4X then whethere it is Technically Acceptable.
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Diskless systems
Posted by Pravin Fatnani on 25 June, 2001 - 12:07 pm
How do we go about having diskless systems with WinNT/ Win98?
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Updated period library
Posted by Mario de Sousa on 25 June, 2001 - 12:04 pm
Hi all, I have commited an update to the period library.
DC motor simulation
Posted by manmohan singh on 25 June, 2001 - 12:00 pm
i am in search of some site about the saperately excited dc motor simulation or any tutorial on the internet. i want to do simulation in C language but algorithm will suffice.
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Laptop
Posted by tcspl on 25 June, 2001 - 11:54 am
We are one of the System House of Siemens. We integrate S7200 & S7 300 PLC system .We have a problem & hope you could help us...
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Profibus Wireless LAN
Posted by Rolf Gerste on 25 June, 2001 - 11:51 am
I am looking for Profibus Wireless Modems. So far I only found some that do 9600Baud only. I am looking for high speed modems >100kBit...
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Siemens MPI, a 'new' manifestaion?!
Posted by Roger Irwin on 25 June, 2001 - 11:30 am
Siemens have brought out a new low cost touch screen which they tout as 'Specially designed to work with the S7-200'.
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HMI Networking
Posted by Sivasekar on 25 June, 2001 - 11:19 am
I need to send data from a VAX/VMS based HMI system to a NT based HMI(Cimplicity). Both systems will be running simulatneously and controlling separate sections of the plant. Only some 100 tag data to be sent from VMS to NT based HMI. Both are connected by ethernet. Any Hardware or software solution?
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Changing wire numbers
Posted by C.D. on 25 June, 2001 - 11:16 am
Is it O.K. to change wire numbers without going through a device?
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Modbus RTU vs Modbus ASCII
Posted by Richard George on 25 June, 2001 - 10:45 am
What is the difference between Modbus RTU and Modbus ASCII? When should I use one in preference to the other?
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Trouble shooting -Operator Manual
Posted by RH on 25 June, 2001 - 7:02 am
Engineer requires commonly faced problems by operator in commissioned Intellution Fix Scada systems and their solutions for user-documnetation purpose.
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SCADA software
Posted by Pablo on 24 June, 2001 - 6:24 pm
Looking for Demo SCADA
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RTU unit to integrete to USDATA FactoryLink SCADA
Posted by Oral AVCI on 24 June, 2001 - 1:50 pm
We are seeking an RTU unit to be used in SCADA and Telemetry systems.
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Connecting Operator Interface to AB Micrologix 1000
Posted by Andy on 24 June, 2001 - 10:23 am
We purchased an OIT operator interface from Maple-System and we will like to connect it to an Allen Bradley Micrologix 1000.
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Tools for a Web based display from DDE info
Posted by John Kelley on 23 June, 2001 - 9:05 pm
I'm working on a data aquisition project that will enable plant managers and the like to see critical plant info such as power demand, environmental data, etc. in a easy-to-use format.
Signals of FANUC's tape reader
Posted by DungQT on 23 June, 2001 - 8:14 pm
The signals of the Tape Reader cable...
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labview and S5 PLC
Posted by G. Hossein Mazarei on 23 June, 2001 - 2:48 am
communication between labview and Siemnes S5 PLC
migrating the CVS
Posted by Jiri Baum on 22 June, 2001 - 11:52 pm
Hello, we will be migrating the CVS archive over to SourceForge, but it will take a few of days before the technical side is sorted out.
WinCE/Pocket PC - Ladder Editor
Posted by Y2K on 22 June, 2001 - 11:35 pm
Ladder Logic for Pocket PC
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TCP/IP link with VME
Posted by Vincent QUILLET on 22 June, 2001 - 3:45 pm
Looking for a VME card to communicate beetween VME Bus (SBC, IO cards with pSos ) and HMI (Windows NT) with TCP/IP.
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JimPinto.com eNews - June 22, 2001
Posted by JimPinto on 22 June, 2001 - 1:49 pm
The latest JimPinto.com eNews - June 22, 2001 - is on the web at: http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/june22-2001.html
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Please recommend a good VB reference
Posted by Seth Yancey on 22 June, 2001 - 10:46 am
Need a good reference for authoring Visual Basic 6 code to query PLC register data from an web server enabled HMI (mitsubishi PLC connected to an e-terminals HMI).
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PID using HP-VEE
Posted by Ginamaria on 22 June, 2001 - 9:09 am
Does anyone know about creating a PID with HP-VEE???
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Animating 3D Models
Posted by Chris Hale on 22 June, 2001 - 8:06 am
Taking 3D design models and turning them into animated visualisation tools.
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Centralised Security for stand alone SCADAs
Posted by Mike Quilty on 22 June, 2001 - 8:03 am
Is it possible to centralise security for a number of SCADA systems?
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Operator panel in Ex enviroment
Posted by Pavel Horak on 22 June, 2001 - 7:15 am
I'm looking for Operator panel (NOT PC) suitable for Ex enviroment???
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How to query from a router and find out the destination from where the message had come
Posted by B.Sandoche on 22 June, 2001 - 7:07 am
Querying the Source of the IP address.
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tcp/ip protocol interface (FactoryLink)
Posted by Alex Burk on 22 June, 2001 - 6:29 am
Need tcp/ip interface for FactoryLink
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Com between SLC5/04 and ABB Sattcon SC15
Posted by CÚcile martin on 22 June, 2001 - 6:24 am
I want to establish a communication between a SLC 500/04 from Rockwell automation and an API Sattcon SC 15 from ABB (Sattcontrol)
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Double Piston Actuator Manufacturers
Posted by William on 22 June, 2001 - 5:56 am
Please point me to the homepages of Double Piston Actuator Manufacturers, who have UK reps.
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Announcement
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 21 June, 2001 - 9:10 pm
AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE LPLC TEAM Recently, there has been growing concern within the LinuxPLC project and in the wider community that our continued association with control.
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RSview datalogging totalizers
Posted by Brian Tober on 21 June, 2001 - 6:44 pm
Programming help needed to monitor totalizer values and store them for reporting.
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Solenoid Valve
Posted by topherliu on 21 June, 2001 - 5:51 pm
Looking for solenoid valves for natural gas
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oily sludges flow measurement
Posted by Eudilson Nunez on 21 June, 2001 - 5:09 pm
I need a flow meter for oily sludges products in a 2" line.
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RSView 6.3 running on NT 4.0 workstation
Posted by Tom on 21 June, 2001 - 2:50 pm
The system slows to a crawl until the project is stopped and restarted.
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About Reliance Automax
Posted by Ricardo Juarez on 21 June, 2001 - 2:25 pm
Reliance Communications in Automax Processors
Intouch Reference Guide
Posted by Luciano Cardoso Vasconcelos on 21 June, 2001 - 1:33 pm
I'm looking for manuals of Intouch in PDF format. Intouch reference guide is one of that
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Winsock
Posted by David Bacc on 21 June, 2001 - 12:17 pm
Two way communication using winsock control
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Profibus - S7 How to get a db
Posted by Alex on 21 June, 2001 - 12:11 pm
How to get a data db by Siemens S7 api ?
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Oven Demo (was Big Demo)
Posted by Juan Carlos Orozco on 21 June, 2001 - 11:16 am
Just to be sure, the Big-Demo is now called "oven demo" the first partial (but operational) release is in the linuxplc cvs under /demo/oven/ Could someone help me answering the next questions:
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PWM
Posted by sarosero on 21 June, 2001 - 10:55 am
What is the difference between PWM 50/50 and PWM sign-magnitude?
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Can a DFB be disabled in Concept
Posted by Steve Trupiano on 21 June, 2001 - 10:49 am
I have written testing simulation DFB's with structured text. One of these does an initialation, which afterwords I want the MMI to be able to write to the tags...
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Splicing kit
Posted by D. C. Pittendrigh on 21 June, 2001 - 10:48 am
We need to join 2 Panzerflex cables with 11 x 2.5mm control pairs and a 400V cable also rubber with 4 cores 70mm...
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Use RSLinx NetDDE(win NT) to a Excel Spreadsheet on a Win95
Posted by Nguyen, Long on 21 June, 2001 - 10:44 am
Use RSLinx NetDDE(win NT) to a Excel Spreadsheet on a Win95 Client
X.25 Layers 2 & 3 Sources
Posted by Roberto A. Ricardi SACME S.A. on 21 June, 2001 - 10:42 am
I want to do a custom X.25 tester to read just upper application layers. There are any known kernel ( layers 2 & 3 better ) in a microcontroller basis, for free or with charges?
Siemens TI545 1101 Processor Port 2 Communication
Posted by Pete Treiber on 21 June, 2001 - 9:48 am
Is there a way to configure the RS422 port to support Full Duplex?
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Melsec Medoc Plus Ladder Editor
Posted by Allan Nichols on 21 June, 2001 - 6:13 am
Melsec Medoc+ is a really good programming package for Mitsubishi PLC's. It's function block programming is excellent, but the ladder editor is freeform, making it of more use to CAD designers that software engineers. I think it increases development time.
More about USB
Posted by Andy Faulkner on 20 June, 2001 - 9:55 pm
Anyone got some Information about USB...
Safety Beacons
Posted by Rob Bronson on 20 June, 2001 - 2:49 pm
I'd like to find out what people are using for safety beacons, especially at oil & gas plants.
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Access OPC Server using Java
Posted by Alvin Goh on 20 June, 2001 - 2:00 pm
Does any body have a guideline or a sample program of accessing OPC server in Java language.
bistable Relay
Posted by Alex on 20 June, 2001 - 1:54 pm
I┤m looking for a relay...
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request information - Ethernet communication
Posted by Christhian Quijada on 20 June, 2001 - 1:34 pm
I am working in logic control of multiphase pump and I need link communication ethernet between Gefanuc and SCADA. I think that I can do the communication ethernet with the function block commreq, but I have not had good results. ...
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wet odor system for municipal wastewater applications
Posted by Bob Richardson on 20 June, 2001 - 1:11 pm
Automated Environmental Controls is conducting research for the development of a new wet odor control system for municipal wastewater applications...