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teleprm me
Posted by nasiri on 16 January, 2003 - 2:38 pm
we have siemens dcs teleprm me with os 520 we have error message in priter "ls feedback " that crrosponed to rb20 card, could anyone help me about message.
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Mapping two bits in coil or in discrete input
Posted by cb singh on 16 January, 2003 - 1:38 pm
I have one problem. In our case, each transducer have four states This will needs two bits to encode it. And standard MOBBUS has single bits...
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iec 60870-5-101 protocol
Posted by Anonymous on 16 January, 2003 - 12:56 pm
what is the physical level difference btw unbalanced and balanced transmission using iec 60870-5-101?
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Bailey DCS - CIU04 INICI01 - TALK90 utility
Posted by Ronald Torfs on 16 January, 2003 - 12:54 pm
I am looking for info on TALK90 diagnostics tool...
Problem programing A/D module in Cutler Hammer D32LT
Posted by JAVY on 16 January, 2003 - 11:47 am
In Cutler Hammer's WINGPC, I need to now how to make a ladder program using the A/D module of a D32LT PLC.
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Controlotron Meter to Tridium
Posted by Darryl Trombley on 16 January, 2003 - 10:39 am
Need help in establishing communications between Controlotron Flow Meters and Tridium
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Read/writing powerflex drive data
Posted by Tiger on 16 January, 2003 - 10:33 am
need a solution to read/write information from/to a powerflex 70 drive using control logix plc
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Allen-Bradley 1746-BAS with Modbus
Posted by Luis Paulo on 16 January, 2003 - 10:31 am
Using 1746-BAS Module without EPROM Modbus and I need to communicate with Yokogawa Transducer...
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Siemens S5 "STL" Instuction
Posted by MPH on 16 January, 2003 - 10:23 am
Can anyone tell me what the "STL" instruction is in Step5?
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Iltis on QNX
Posted by dodo1370 on 16 January, 2003 - 10:22 am
I would like to find out if it's possible to run a Iltis version 1.0 application (SCADA application) designed on the QNX 3.1 operating system to a new QNX version as 4.xx or 5.xx
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Looking for Ex-proved Operator panels
Posted by Pavel on 16 January, 2003 - 10:07 am
I need Operator interface panel for Ex environment. The panel has to have a communication interface for Siemens PLC; the best will be MPI interface (but Profibus will be OK too)...
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Modbus LRC Generation
Posted by Ian Everett on 15 January, 2003 - 3:33 pm
LRC Checking and coding
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Communication Fails After Lightning
Posted by Anonymous on 15 January, 2003 - 12:03 pm
Distributed PLC system with 105 PLCs in the field; lightning hit some part of the field and some PLCs stopped communicating. Nothing was wrong with the ports...
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Communications with TSX37 PLC
Posted by Santi Pérez on 15 January, 2003 - 11:35 am
Making an application which I must communicate through a port series with a TSX37 type PLC. Where can I find info on the protocol to use...
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Measurer of the composition of ethylenglycol
Posted by sergio pino on 15 January, 2003 - 11:32 am
i would like to know which is better to measured the composition in continuous of a mixture ethylengycol-water: the viscosity or the density?
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spec for VFD for fan/coal feeder application
Posted by K.Senthilkumar SM/C&I/IPP on 15 January, 2003 - 11:30 am
I am in the process of preparing purchase specifications for VFD for fan and coal feeder applications. Can anyone help me to prepare the spec with the techinal features suitable for fan and coal feeder application.
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Modbus RTU network speed problem
Posted by Talbot on 15 January, 2003 - 11:09 am
Why if I try to communicate to more than 1 drive on a screen does the update rate slows down to 3-5 secs. With only 1 drive on a screen the update is Fast!
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SLC instructions ASCII
Posted by mark on 15 January, 2003 - 11:08 am
Can anyone help my understanding (lack of) a few of the following instructions for the SLC. Namely ACN, aand AIC. I have the manual, but there are not any applicable examples...
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controlling my servo through a parallel port
Posted by ilya on 15 January, 2003 - 10:24 am
I want to know what the necessary steps are for me to be able to control a servo motor.
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Modicon Quantum RIO Network
Posted by A_D on 15 January, 2003 - 10:08 am
Is it possible for Quantum RIO Network to have 140CPR93200 at Local Drop communicate with RIO Drop which some drops use 140CRA93100 and some drops use 140CRA93200...
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Solenoid driven lock
Posted by Ashok on 15 January, 2003 - 6:15 am
Looking for solenoid driven lock for fumigation chamber, which should be unlocked by energizing the solenoid.
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QIECV EXEC
Posted by Eduardo Camey on 15 January, 2003 - 6:13 am
Someone know where i can download the QIECV222.bin program?
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Wonder Ware V.7 messaged
Posted by Jeff on 15 January, 2003 - 6:04 am
Please explain error message...
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softstart units
Posted by adrian on 14 January, 2003 - 7:30 pm
softstart units wired in star or delta?
Ramsey Scale Communication over Modbus
Posted by Jim Conaway on 14 January, 2003 - 6:37 pm
Looking for sample 984 ladder code for Ramsey Modbus comm
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Function code 17 in Modbus/TCP
Posted by Mike on 14 January, 2003 - 6:37 pm
Is function code 17 implemented in Modbus/TCP?
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Import/Export Sections
Posted by Lady Serrano on 14 January, 2003 - 3:52 pm
We are interested Import/Export sections in Concept 2.5.
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GE fanuc series 6 plus bus controller converter
Posted by Yothin Mamongkol on 14 January, 2003 - 2:28 pm
I need to know that if there any third party communication module that can convert bus controller to other network such as DF1 or Ethernet or etc.. talking with other PLC brand
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Reference circuit for amplifying high current driver circuit
Posted by Chris Schene on 14 January, 2003 - 2:27 pm
I need a high impedance input circuit which will both amplify an input PWM signal and drive a high power circuit with the amplified signal.
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In-line Colorimeter
Posted by Bill Townsley on 14 January, 2003 - 2:23 pm
Any suggestion on an industrial in-line colorimeter?
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CRC errors preventing communication???
Posted by Troy Willis on 14 January, 2003 - 2:22 pm
I have a rosemount system 3 DCS I am configuring to communicate with one of our analyzer products via our standard Modbus-RTU protocol and while we get queries to the analyzer we only get CRC errors.
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fault alarming and telemonitoring with PLC and cell phone
Posted by M.Madhan Kumar on 14 January, 2003 - 11:25 am
fault alarming and telemonitoring with siemens s7-200 plc together with landline modem and cell phone sms..objective is to monitor appliances connected with plc using cell phone thro land line modem
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Modbus networking hardware
Posted by John Ramsay on 14 January, 2003 - 11:23 am
I am interested in creating a modbus network within our facility using either RS-422 or RS485. What type of hardware is available to make the drops off the network? Are there Tee connectors available (who is the manufacturer) or do most networks use a daisy chain type system?
Relevant and interesting articles
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 14 January, 2003 - 11:23 am
Here's a couple more articles I came across on Linux that are interesting...
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Modbus connectivity
Posted by Latheef on 14 January, 2003 - 11:03 am
We have a few Schneider drives which needs to be integrated to BMS via Modbus. The BMS contractor is demanding the availability of Modbus data from the device to be demonstrated. How do we do this?
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Symbols similar to Symbols Factory
Posted by Ariel Burbaickij on 14 January, 2003 - 11:03 am
I would like to create symbols similar to those found in Symbol Factory (buying the Symbol Factory itself is out of question). The symbols should be ActiveX elements. I would like to get a bit of assistance from you and would like to ask some questions...
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.o15 extention
Posted by oussamaaiadi on 14 January, 2003 - 11:02 am
What application generate the file which extention is .o15 ?
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Information on lexium drives
Posted by Luke on 14 January, 2003 - 10:52 am
how do i control the lexium drive (MHDB)from the quantum cpu, i'm using a 140MSB10100
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Which Modicon Processor?
Posted by Henry on 14 January, 2003 - 10:50 am
Which processor is best to support 150 I/O and more than 2 Modbus ports?
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remote data transfer
Posted by KP on 14 January, 2003 - 10:29 am
transferring data from remote PC to Local PC
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SLC 503 floating point to binary conversion
Posted by Dane on 14 January, 2003 - 10:07 am
Converting a floating point number into Binary in a SLC503
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current or voltage sensing relay circuit
Posted by Ken Talley on 14 January, 2003 - 10:06 am
Has anbody ever had to assemble a current or voltage sensing relay? ...
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Rockwell Sues Over Spreadsheet Patent
Posted by Ralph Mackiewicz on 14 January, 2003 - 9:39 am
Story about Rockwell suing Solaia Technology, its patent law firm, and Schneider Automation over the infamous PLC-Spreadsheet patent.
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Allen Bradley RS500 - USB
Posted by Dave on 13 January, 2003 - 5:52 pm
Has anyone had any success talking to the PLC's via a USB port with USB/serial converter. If so which kind did you use. This is also on a windows XP system with the latest version of Rockwell Software.
JimPinto.com eNews - 10 Jan. 2003 - on the web
Posted by JimPinto on 13 January, 2003 - 5:35 pm
The latest JimPinto.com eNews - January 10, 2003 is on the web at : http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/jan10-2003.html
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Inexpensive inline paddle/magnetic flow sensor
Posted by Jason Hirsch on 13 January, 2003 - 4:11 pm
Been searching for an inexpensive flow sensor for OC applications thru standard channels, but nothing fits the $bill.
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Harris 5000 to DNP 3.0 Protocol Converter
Posted by Ariel Corral on 13 January, 2003 - 1:54 pm
I need some help to find a Harris 5000 to DNP 3.0 Protocol Converter, maybe someone out there can help me please...
HPGL command for Translucent Fills
Posted by Terry Magnusson on 13 January, 2003 - 1:49 pm
Searching for a command string to blend fills with background images.
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Evaluate Process Performance
Posted by pcarrion on 13 January, 2003 - 1:01 pm
Anyone knows where can i find information how to evaluate the process performance
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pl7-3 software
Posted by tarik_shadid on 13 January, 2003 - 11:56 am
i am looking for the pl7-3 software for processor type TSX P47 455 or the update version i can use to make upload the ladder diagram from this type of plc
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citect IDC
Posted by alper emrem on 13 January, 2003 - 11:41 am
Two computers can't communicate each other by using citect IDC
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Cycles Per Minute Logic
Posted by C. Nelson on 13 January, 2003 - 11:41 am
Need ladder logic example to calculate cycles per minute of machine.
lb386-1c manual book
Posted by zakir bayram ekici on 13 January, 2003 - 11:34 am
we measured the density of limestone milk by using the Berthold product of the LB386-1C. but we have a problem for calibration. so that we couldnt have the manual of this device (English version) can any one help me ?
Why does WinCC Client get the error code of "Interface not registered"
Posted by Paul Chan on 13 January, 2003 - 11:27 am
Error code return from WinCC server of "Interface not registered"
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Alarm Message Tone Change in Yokogawa Centum CS DCS
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 13 January, 2003 - 11:04 am
I want to change the alarm tone of tag. I do not want to use the hi priority alarm since it repeats. I want (beee, beee or paaa paaa etc. sounds to appear which should be different from the other sounds on this tag.
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1761-cbl-as03 pin out
Posted by JLV on 13 January, 2003 - 10:46 am
1761-cbl-as03 net-aic
Toshiba M20 PLC and SMC VQ Valve block
Posted by Scott on 13 January, 2003 - 10:44 am
I am trying to control a SMC VQ Series valve block ( http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=11809&i tem=3105737784&rd=1 )that I picked up on ebay. I was wondering if something like the Toshiba M20 PLC Model # EX10M20DR5 would be able to do something like that.
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Decoupling of magnetization and torque currents
Posted by Christopher on 13 January, 2003 - 10:44 am
Understanding the decoupling concept.
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batteries for UPS
Posted by TL on 13 January, 2003 - 10:43 am
if SMF batteries are used for UPS backup supply, do we need to keep the batteries in seperate room.
Accessing Structure via Siemens OPC Server
Posted by Sandeep on 13 January, 2003 - 10:16 am
Accessing Structure via Siemens OPC server
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Business in Eastern Europe?
Posted by AM on 13 January, 2003 - 9:57 am
I am considering going solo in Industrial automation in Eastern Europe... what skills and practices do you need to be successful? What is the market prospective in EE countries undergoing privatization?
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s7 plc software
Posted by motavali on 13 January, 2003 - 9:53 am
To make some modification on s7 type plc, i need software to make conection with pc. What should I use?
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GE90-70 modbus redundancy
Posted by dongml on 13 January, 2003 - 9:23 am
how should I set up GE90-70 PLC redundancy system to control modbus device
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PLC VSD Fan Control
Posted by Les Esau on 13 January, 2003 - 8:29 am
looking for device to control my variable speed fans (VSD) from my PLC using a 4-20mA signal.
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Communicating to Pc using Rs232 IC by Pic18F452
Posted by Sreeranga on 13 January, 2003 - 8:24 am
using a Pic18F452 and trying to communicate to the Pc using USART at 9600 High speed Baud rate...
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Acquiring and recording DC Current
Posted by Tim Moore on 13 January, 2003 - 6:06 am
need to record DC current load using a PC
control problems in micromachining
Posted by AM on 13 January, 2003 - 5:55 am
automatic control algorithms beyound PID in these areas (micro and nano) especially micromachining
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AC 450 Compatibility
Posted by Mushtaq Ali Khira on 13 January, 2003 - 5:49 am
Can AC450 controllers be hooked up with Intellution as HMI?
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fault tolerent redundent link on modbus
Posted by ashok s goud on 13 January, 2003 - 5:47 am
how to maintain the communication if any link breaks
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Driver for Weigh Machine
Posted by Habib khan on 13 January, 2003 - 5:46 am
Device driver for weigh machine
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Modbus CRC in VB
Posted by Anonymous on 13 January, 2003 - 5:37 am
how to produce and decode modbus CRC in VB
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Seeking free chlorine temperature transmitter
Posted by Trevor on 13 January, 2003 - 5:34 am
Who makes a 2-in-1 or 3-in-1 pH, free chlorine, temperature transmitter?
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Slow speed measurement
Posted by Brian Philbin on 13 January, 2003 - 5:32 am
need to measure the speed of a round object moving down a vibratory conveyor.
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controller to control a helicopter
Posted by calvin on 13 January, 2003 - 5:31 am
controller to control a helicopter
Modicon PLC API Programming
Posted by C S Rajendran on 13 January, 2003 - 5:24 am
Does Modicon PLC have high-level APIs?
braking resistor VW3A58737 for ATV58FHD46N4
Posted by Dobre Mihai on 13 January, 2003 - 5:20 am
Can I have 2 seconds braking of 0,6*Tn every 40 seconds using braking resistor VW3A58737 for ATV58FHD46N4
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stall torque
Posted by john on 12 January, 2003 - 8:45 am
what is stall torque motor?
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Serial Communication with PLC
Posted by BJohn on 12 January, 2003 - 8:43 am
need to connect power supply units to PLC system, but comm protocol for the power supplies is not a standard industry protocol
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v4 Cimplicity project doesn't work after reinstalling computer
Posted by Frank Deprest on 12 January, 2003 - 8:28 am
v6 Cimplicity project upgraded from v4 doesn't function anymore when we reinstalled computer
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Ansi standart elementary PLC diagrams
Posted by Armando ABRAHAM on 11 January, 2003 - 12:30 pm
I'm looking for ansi standart information about PLC schematics and functional diagrams (wires numbers, standarts simbol drawings, etc)...
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HART/PROFIBUS gate
Posted by nivelco on 11 January, 2003 - 12:25 pm
I need to connect devices with HART into PROFIBUS...
SLC 5/04 of AB
Posted by Nilesh Patel on 10 January, 2003 - 4:44 pm
Problem with setup of DH+ network between two SLC 5/04 1747-L541 processor.
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Allen Bradley's remote I/O module
Posted by David McAnally on 10 January, 2003 - 4:43 pm
Modules don't last very long.
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Modbus networking
Posted by Jason Spring on 10 January, 2003 - 4:40 pm
How many modbus masters can I have on one MB network?
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VB and device remote control (using Client and server)
Posted by Yaser Khadour on 10 January, 2003 - 4:33 pm
I've been using VB6 to control some machines (for Example Electrometer). I need Winsock together with MSComm...
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Old Modicon Parts
Posted by Jim Dungar on 10 January, 2003 - 4:30 pm
Looking for old power supply.
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How about something new? I have just one of the possible suggestions
Posted by Anand Iyer on 10 January, 2003 - 4:12 pm
After being Nerds in Automation for such a long time now, it seems that something constructive and yet out of this world needs to be done...
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Pressure control in water supply system by means of centralized control.
Posted by Antonello Serreli on 10 January, 2003 - 4:05 pm
need to know if there are any apps of pressure control of water supply system and info about this.
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Profibus network with a Siemens 315-2DP and C7.
Posted by Paul Pierce on 10 January, 2003 - 4:01 pm
Profibus network with two masters. One of which is only looked at through the the profibus network by the SCDAD.
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Electrical Standards Covering Control and Process Equipment
Posted by Phil Corso on 10 January, 2003 - 3:59 pm
old, but by no means obsolete, JIC (Joint Industrial Council) and SAMA (Scientific Apparatus Makers Association) Standards
FlexLogix Optimization with Ingear DF1 Driver
Posted by Jack on 10 January, 2003 - 3:20 pm
Using Ingear AB OPC server and communicating On channel 0 DF1 serial driver PLC FlexLogix, but Ingear Doesnot seem to support UDT type Tags...
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gas flowmeter
Posted by Cem Ayday on 10 January, 2003 - 3:10 pm
i'm looking for mass and volume flow meters for gas ( natural gas and LPG )...
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Mitsubishi Melsec F-20M manual required
Posted by naushad on 10 January, 2003 - 2:56 pm
Need to read an old ladder program for mitsubishi Melsec F-20M. Requires a manual.
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searching for suitable branch fuses
Posted by Marc Sinclair on 10 January, 2003 - 1:34 pm
I'm struggling at the moment to find suitable branch fusing for AB powerflex 4 inverters...
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EDS file viewer
Posted by Javier Barreiro on 10 January, 2003 - 1:33 pm
Anyone knows if there is a EDS file viewer and checker for free (EDS electronic data sheet, devicenet)...
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OP versus IPC
Posted by farzad nasehi on 10 January, 2003 - 1:24 pm
W'd like to know about the criteria for choosing between using OP (Operator Panel ) or IPC ( Industrial PC ) for the control system of a plant...
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RSView32/Modbus
Posted by Greg Moulds on 10 January, 2003 - 12:05 pm
Looking for someone with experience configuring RSView32 for use with Modicon PLC...
F16 & F4 over a TWIDO PLC
Posted by J. Beade on 10 January, 2003 - 12:04 pm
How many words can be sended in one string...
Splitting measurement variable
Posted by Data on 10 January, 2003 - 11:56 am
Measuring a variable then share to third party...
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sizing orifice plates
Posted by leon on 10 January, 2003 - 11:31 am
i need to know how to convert volumetric flowrate into mass flowrate...