Character String and Flags from Same Master in S7-1200 PLC Modbus Communication
Siemens S7-1200 PLC Modbus RTU with CM1241-RS232
Centum 3000 Talks Modbus TCP?
Polling data from Centum CS 3000 using modbus TCP.
Modbus Communication Between ControlLogix5570 and Mark VIe
Can I use Modbus communication with controllogix5570, directly or should use prosoft products?
Running Centum VP in a Virtual Machine
Minimum requirements for running Centum VP R6.03.00 software in a virtual machine.
Multi-circuit 3 phase Energy Metering Alternatives
Measuring 50+ 3 phase circuits. Instead discrete meters, want to use multi-circuit product or Data Acquisition modules and software.
Connecting PCU to Main Server Problems
Posted by Qusay Ismail on 15 August, 2016 - 2:16 pm
We have problem in connecting one PCU to main server in ALSTOM control system while the others are connected successfully.
Problem logging in with configuration Studio Experion PKS 311
IGV Does Not Reach Minimum Operating Angle After Offline Compressor Washing
IGV does not reach minimum operating angle after compressor cold washing and the hydraulic oil pump stops (on AUTO) while the IGV is stuck at 40 DGA. I believe it has something to do with the lube oil pressure going down.
on 26 July, 2016 - 5:49 pm
se_Iain, Hmmm.... I would really like to see the .m6b file, but if I post my email address here...
on 18 July, 2016 - 6:59 pm
se_Iain, I would REALLY like to see the .m6b file for the Mark VI of the Hitachi H-25 to be able...
Establishing RsLinx OPC Connection via VB
Looking for links to a tutorial on how VB can establish connection to the Allen Bradley PLC 5/05 OPC RSLinx.
Why are some PLC manufactures saying to keep the PLC power on while upgrading the firmware?
By Ikhtiander on 27 July, 2016 - 8:47 pm
Dear Denson, Because while you are doing the firmware upgrade process, you are ripping the...
Installation Honeywell Experion PKS
Looking for installation manual for Honeywell Experion PKS
Intouch LGH File to CSV File
Convert .lgh files generated by Wonderware InTouch to .CSV
By Bill_SS on 8 August, 2016 - 12:44 pm
XLReporter, which has been used in industry since 2001, converts LGH files to csv and Excel as...
By Dan on 7 August, 2016 - 8:21 am
You should take a look at LGH File Inspector by WorkSmart Automation. It reads Wonderware LGH...
How to build an ECS for a fisher paykel motor to power a quad copter?
Sharing WINDOWS 10 impact on Automation and SCADA systems.
By Ikhtiander on 27 July, 2016 - 8:59 pm
Depend on the automation vendor software development progress to adapt their software to Windows...
How to Decompile "ap1" Files in MARK V
Looking to decompiling 'ap1' files to have source '.src' files
FREE AB DF1 Serial Slave Simulator
Today we released a FREE AB DF1 serial slave simulator.
PM9C Power Meter MODBUS Communication
Posted by Kevin Hella on 15 March, 2016 - 5:27 am
Setting up MODBUS communication between PM9C Schneider power meter and a PLC.
By Kevin Hella on 22 July, 2016 - 2:14 am
Hi David, Just seen your response very late. Actually you gave all the answers. PM9C signal...
YOKOGAWA Generic Subsystem Gateway
Is it possible to configure two YOKOGAWA GSGW in a redundant configuration?
By houssamicss on 19 July, 2016 - 9:42 am
Hi, you can use this architecture: you may use a redundant servers HIMA. each one is an OPC...
Service Release 1 (SR1) Concept 2.6 XL English
Looking for Service Release 1 (SR1) for Concept 2.6 XL English
Modbus RTU over ethernet data loss
Modbus RTU over ethernet data loss.
By Dona Rosado on 13 July, 2016 - 8:18 am
Hello Mark, Yesterday we did a lot of tests and we found out that, We need to do various request...
By Mark on 12 July, 2016 - 6:12 pm
Hello, Depending on the RTU driver some drivers are time based. The original MODBUS...
By Dona Rosado on 12 July, 2016 - 2:59 pm
Hello Mark, Yes, I got your point. It seems we are asking and expecting N bytes and assuming...
By Mark on 12 July, 2016 - 10:48 am
Hello, I would expect it more as a coding problem on the receiver. Depending on the TCP/IP code;...
By Dona Rosado on 11 July, 2016 - 5:28 pm
Hello! We are having the same problem. We have a RTU device connected to a serial/ethernet...
Comparison of various SCADA packages
Posted by Sachin Mane on 5 June, 2001 - 11:22 am
Can anybody explain me the features of various SCADA packages available in industries?
By Prasenjit on 12 July, 2016 - 3:25 am
I need to have a comparison table of Intellusion, RS Logix and Wonderware, can anyone help me?...
Creating Groups/Paths in OPC (OpenOPC)
Am trying to figure out how to create Groups and Tags in an OPC Classic server via the OpenOPC client from Barry Barnreiter.
Automating a Workcell Robot
After our integrator failed miserably to do his job, I was tasked by my boss to integrate a Fanuc robot into our CNC line.
Ifix 5.8 Poll Data from MBE Driver Unable to Update Database
Ifix 5.8 database cannot poll data from MBE driver that shares the same Modbus Ethernet data source
By DnA on 30 June, 2016 - 5:11 pm
Node name shouldn't matter here I think. MBE driver polls the modbus unit at the slower rate even...
Backing Up Honeywell Plantscape DCS
How to backup Honeywell Plantscape DCS R320 and restoring it?
By Rocketman on 28 June, 2016 - 1:08 am
Best way to back up - take an image of the local drive using image software like Acronis. ...
Modbus C or assembler source code for microcontroller
I am working actually with protocol modbus and microcontroller AT89c52.
We want to convert .LGH file generated by Wonderware Intouch SCADA to Excel or Access readable format...
By Dan Jones on 27 June, 2016 - 1:02 pm
As of June 2016, WorkSmart Automation has developed a new product that reads Wonderware InTouch...
VTScada 11 HMI Software? Any Thoughts?
Looking for feedback on anyone who has integrated systems using this software.
Why Are Short Circuit Lines Used in RSLogix 500 Ladder Logic?
Why would you use a short circuit line in RSLogix 500?