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Old August 24th, 2007, 09:18 AM   #1
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Question NovaTech D/3 Process Automation System ?

I was curious if anyone out there has any experience with the D/3 system? I really know very little about it. What type of programming language does it use? Is it considered a PLC type system or a DCS? Does anyone have any sample code I can take a look at?
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Old August 24th, 2007, 03:28 PM   #2
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I cut my teeth on the D/3 DCS many moons ago. It's been around for over 20 years and has changed ownership several times (Rexnord, TI, Banner,...).

Your best bet for info is to start here:
http://www.novatechweb.com/d3pas.html
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Old August 25th, 2007, 07:22 AM   #3
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One of my coworkers is a former Novatech programmer. He loved it. I will talk to him about where to find the best resources and post it here next week.

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D/3 was started many years ago by Texas Instruments (TI)Process Systems Division and sold in 1994 to GSE. There are still some systems out there. Programming from what a person showed me was similar to Pascal.
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