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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Archie
I posted a GenericTCPClient component for...

I posted a GenericTCPClient component for AdvancedHMI. It can be downloaded from here:

http://advancedhmi.com/forum/index.php?topic=1982.msg11086#msg11086
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Archie
Create a simple AdvancedHMI application and put...

Create a simple AdvancedHMI application and put it on all the computers, then maybe the owner will become a happy clam because you gave him exactly what he wants without having to spend any extra...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:41 AM
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Views: 403,008
Posted By Archie
When installing VS 2017, be sure to select the...

When installing VS 2017, be sure to select the Desktop application option as explained here:

http://advancedhmi.com/forum/index.php?topic=1739.0
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 01:17 PM
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Views: 403,008
Posted By Archie
On 16 bit registers you can specify bits like...

On 16 bit registers you can specify bits like 40001.0

If you are reading 32 bit address such as L40001, this doesn't work on a bit level, but since L40001 is really just 40001 and 40002, you can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 11:40 AM
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Views: 403,008
Posted By Archie
I found a component that is a generic TCP server...

I found a component that is a generic TCP server that listens for data from clients. But I will guess your Serial to Ethernet device is a server also, which means you will need a client component. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 10:21 AM
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Views: 403,008
Posted By Archie
Ok. Let me find a generic TCP listener that I...

Ok. Let me find a generic TCP listener that I have and I will post it in the Additional Components of the AdvancedHMI forum. That will make it very easy by giving you a Toolbox item to add to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 09:44 AM
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Views: 403,008
Posted By Archie
Does the current HMI get the data through a TCP...

Does the current HMI get the data through a TCP socket or through a virtual COM port? Is the reason for going through the converter because the HMI hardware is far away from the scanner, as opposed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 09:12 AM
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Views: 403,008
Posted By Archie
Does your serial to Ethernet converters use...

Does your serial to Ethernet converters use drivers that map to a COM port on the PC? The data can be received with either the SerialPort object or with a TCP socket, but either case will require a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Archie
This was the document released by Beckhoff ...

This was the document released by Beckhoff

ftp://ftp.beckhoffautomation.com/Upload/Spectre_Meltdown_TC3Doc/SpectreMeltdown_HowTo_TwinCAT3.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Archie
You could easily create an AdvancedHMI...

You could easily create an AdvancedHMI application to display the values from the ML1100 on any PC. If your PLC is directly accessible through the wireless connection from these computers, then it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Archie
Is your system a Windows 7/10 with the...

Is your system a Windows 7/10 with the Spectre/Meltdown patch installed? There was a bulletin put out saying these systems with the patch and TwinCAT 3 are affected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Archie
Thank you for the quick response. I will find out...

Thank you for the quick response. I will find out tomorrow if we need to do this.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Archie
Is I-Device just a software configuration already...

Is I-Device just a software configuration already in the S7-1500 and does not require any additional hardware or software license?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Archie
S7-1500 as a Profinet Device

I am looking at various option of exchanging data between a Bosch MTX controller and a Siemens S7-1500. The Bosch supports being a Profinet controller, so my thought was to set up the S7-1500 as a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Archie
AdvancedHMI remains unaffected. Community edition...

AdvancedHMI remains unaffected. Community edition can be used for AdvancedHMI because its primary license is GPL. The "modified" version is only an additional clause stating that all original...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Archie
Starting at Page 62, this document gives a good...

Starting at Page 62, this document gives a good explanation of what I described:

https://download.beckhoff.com/download/document/ipc/embedded-pc/embedded-pc-cx/cx8090_hwen.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Archie
I did forget about the DIP switches because I...

I did forget about the DIP switches because I actually never used them. According to the documentation, you should be able to set 10 on and 9 off to force the controller to use DHCP for the 2nd or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Archie
There are 2 independent IP addresses on the...

There are 2 independent IP addresses on the controller. If one of them is still set to DHCP, you will have the easiest chance of getting the program (if the source was downloaded).

Plug into the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Archie
Do you know if it has been assigned and IP...

Do you know if it has been assigned and IP address? That could make a big difference on how you connect to it.

The program will be stored on the SD flash card. If the old card is still good, you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,560
Posted By Archie
It may not be easy to find a new laptop with a...

It may not be easy to find a new laptop with a physical COM port, but it is fairly easy to find laptops with the port that will allow you to add a physical COM port. An example would be a laptop with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By Archie
I did a video showing how to use one with...

I did a video showing how to use one with AdvancedHMI. Beyond that I have not done any real projects with one. I would say it sits in between an Arduino and a micro PLC. The one I used has 5 volt IO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Archie
What is your subnet mask? If it happens to be...

What is your subnet mask? If it happens to be 255.255.255.0, then you will need a router to go from 130.90.168.51 to 130.90.71.5
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Archie
If you are just looking for a large production...

If you are just looking for a large production display, running AdvancedHMI on a low end PC hooked up to a TV works well. I have even done it with a PC that only cost $100USD. Attached is a picture...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Archie
Maybe I should ask a different question. Are you...

Maybe I should ask a different question. Are you using the Click with a built in Ethernet port?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By Archie
Are you converting from RS232 to Ethernet...

Are you converting from RS232 to Ethernet somewhere?
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