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Software in Automation
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the DIY DCS department...
Distributed Control Systems
Posted by Elias Edv on 31 October, 2014 - 8:14 pm
For a school assignment I want to buy and configure a DCS.
Topic: Human-Machine Interface and SCADA.
from the Maintenance department...
HMI Firmware for MAGELIS XBT R410
Posted by CHERIF Hamza on 31 October, 2014 - 3:20 am
Problem to upload the firmware to a new HMI MAGELIS XBT R410.
the old HMI is Magelis XBT P021110
The PLC is Schneider TSX Momentum
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
Converting a HoneyWell PLC Program
Originally posted by marinus on 21 October, 2014 - 5:58 am
Convert a PLC Program from HoneyWell to Schneider Electric
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> How to convert a Honeywell 620 PLC to Schneider PLC's like the M340 or Quantum > PLC?...
I would ask if you have any paper copy of the program or the software to look at it online...
Topic: Software, including programming, OS issues, etc.
from the Forum department...
Citect Modnet driver
Originally posted by kk on 19 February, 2014 - 12:43 pm
MODBUS TCP I/O driver modnet not responding to input discrete tags, but is able to read all analog input register data and able to respond to output discrete tags.
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Hi i use multiple modnet device for my I/O device. The problem is the output response...
Originally posted by mohanad on 26 October, 2014 - 1:48 am
I want to send a signal via MODBUS to Emerson DCS
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CuriousOne, If I only had a nickel for every time I have heard that refrain I would be a very,...
It is a simple as changing a couple of text files and restarting interfaces....
It's not really clear what mohanad is asking. It could be that he wants to establish an entirely...
We recently converted from Mark5 to Mark6e. We had an existing link to Ovation already. Previous...
The Mark VIe is a control system that uses I/O, so I'm assuming that you don't need data...
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the ModbusTCP department...
PROSOFT MVI56-MNET Slave Response Time
Originally posted by Cris on 17 September, 2014 - 2:27 pm
PROSOFT MVI56-MNET communication response time and performance
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I just tested this with Modscan32 and the MNET unit was replying as fast as Modscan32 could request...
Topic: Software, including programming, OS issues, etc.
from the Polling department...
Improving Polling for Communication Protocol
Originally posted by SC on 24 October, 2014 - 3:00 am
Polling method efficiency.
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Just a quick idea. You have cyclic data received in polling time. And you have asynchronic data...
Polling insinuates a serial protocol with a Server/Client relationship. Looks to me like you...
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the Confused Engineers department...
Allen-Bradley Ethernet to Fanuc CNC
Originally posted by David on 20 October, 2014 - 11:26 am
Communicating to Fanuc CNC controller from Allen-Bradley Compact Logix???
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Yes I'm sorry. The CNC and the PLC both are using Ethernet/IP. I have only ever used Ethernet/IP to...
By Patrick Lansdorf on 21 October, 2014 - 2:43 am -
I think that you need to inform about what options that are available on the Fanuc CNC. I guess...
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the Yokogawa Batch program download error department...
Yokogawa Batch Programming Download Error
Posted by ANWESHA on 21 October, 2014 - 7:56 am
Error while trying to download a recipe on the batch process of yokogawa centum cs3000 software. Error says - "BATCH AUTO DOWNLOAD ERROR Gr.01 01-0008 No.00 Code 5427".
Topic: Engineering and workplace issues.
from the OPC to CS3000 communication department...
Reading text information from OPC to yokogawa CS3000
Originally posted by ANWESHA on 3 July, 2014 - 4:08 am
Is it possible to read text/string from OPC to CS3000 in some way?
I would like to read a Batch number which is scanned and fed to OPC and display in the graphics of CS3000.
Is that possible?
New Replies:
Hi, Thanks for all your replies. The last reply by BC* nailed it. Yes there is a historian...
Topic: Software, including programming, OS issues, etc.
from the How far can I stretch the standard department...
How Strictly Should the MODBUS Addressing and Data Models Be Followed?
Originally posted by MikeAtCalidus on 16 October, 2014 - 5:50 am
How flexible can the Addressing and Data Models be with regard to the width and alignment of objects accessed through read/write register functions?
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Hello, My point was: follow the specification. Regards, Mark http://www.peakhmi.com/...
By Lynn August Linse on 20 October, 2014 - 12:27 pm -
Mark, I can only shrug, reporting what I've seen. As I said, I find it annoying, and do as I...
Hello, What if the master uses two reads and the combination of two reads fetches the complete...
By Lynn August Linse on 20 October, 2014 - 9:30 am -
I have seen small products demand a read starts at 'beginning' (offset 0). I've also seen products...
Considering the answers above, would it be acceptable for the server to respond with an ILLEGAL...
Hello, >...is it more likely to make people reject the product as being utterly...
> Would a Modbus server with register greater than 16 bits be useable? No, It would be a...
Topic: Software, including programming, OS issues, etc.
from the Automation List department...
OPC Server for the ALSTOM 80MT PLC
Originally posted by Chetan Chothani on 12 January, 2000 - 2:33 pm
Does anybody know if an OPC Server exists for the ALSTOM 80MT PLC ??
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does anybody can help me? I have case. I want to upgrade my operating system in my computer for...
Posted by Jürgen Rose on 19 October, 2014 - 7:38 am
Power Plants on the Internet? Really? The latest research that generated the map is being presented at the 4SICS conference in Stockholm.
Topic: Software, including programming, OS issues, etc.
from the Forum department...
Maximun nodes of Modbus
Originally posted by Kevin Fan on 14 October, 2014 - 10:18 pm
What are the maximum nodes and cycle time of Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU on RS485?
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By Patrick Lansdorf on 16 October, 2014 - 3:03 am -
Hi Kevin, I guess that for Modbus TCP there is no real limit of nodes. If the subnet mask...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the little guidance please... department...
PLC Data Access Using OPC
Originally posted by Rodney Cox on 14 October, 2014 - 3:44 am
I need help finding resources to help me develop OPC data access to record data to my database. I'm an information systems student new to PLCs and cannot find the necessary resources.
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We run the OSS project http://pvbrowser.org it includes an OPC XML-DA client based on libcsoap,...
If you don't intend to join the OPC Foundation to obtain the spec, you are likely looking at...
Most manufacturers of OPC Servers provide full functioning demos of their products. You can get...
Hello, Writing a client or server without the specification will be ... a challenge. ...
Topic: Human-Machine Interface and SCADA.
from the SCADA department...
Wincc 7.2 Connection to Database
Posted by Stavros on 15 October, 2014 - 3:13 am
Is there a C-script or VB-script for connecting to Oracle database
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Database Integration IT department...
S7 Communication with Libnodave Lib
Originally posted by Krishna on 14 October, 2014 - 9:30 am
Looking for a way to Access data from PLC - CPU S7 300 series DB to Our own VB.Net Application through libnodave Lib.
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You need to be mapping signals from the s7 300 (Siemens) PLC to your software by using an OPC...
Topic: Programming languages.
from the EIC department...
Modbus TCP / IP Query
Originally posted by PLC_EIC_Bloke on 12 October, 2014 - 8:07 pm
Setting up Modbus TCP/IP with a single slave and no unit ID
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Cheers Lynn I had a feeling that is how it would work as I definitely tested it before without...
By Lynn August Linse on 14 October, 2014 - 10:52 am -
The 'officially' sanctioned modbus.org answer is to use 0xFF (255), which means 'this is an IP...
It seems most manufacturers in that case set slave_adr = 1 as default value. Try communication...
Originally posted by kk on 29 January, 2014 - 12:32 pm
citect function is not working when no user is logged in, but works fine when user is logged in
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set [LAN]SecureLogin = 0 in your ini file. >> i have created one function in cicode...
Originally posted by Heru Iqbal on 30 March, 2014 - 12:49 am
After you read this thread, Now you can create your own HMI by using Microsoft Excel and HINET Modbus DDE Server.
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MODERATOR'S NOTE: If you do this please let us know how it works. Thank you ...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the DCS control department...
DCS Control of Power Plants
Originally posted by George on 8 October, 2014 - 10:24 pm
Scope of DCS programming in a Power Plant
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ha ha...Well Said CSA, What i expressed was an engineers headache (you might be too familiar...
George, I think many of us would take exception at some of your statements about testing before...
It's always been a bit of wishful thinking on the part of the marketing guys ... When I started...
Sorry about the typos (was sleepy).. :)...
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