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I'm a beginner in the automation field and I've set up an automation system connecting several devices (datalogger, radio, etc.) via Modbus RS485...
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Hi, I have a program running which is, occasionally, giving me problems. Although I'm a ladder stalwart I've used ST and SFC in its construction...
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OK I'm an old school PLC geek. I like to learn but I also like to spend time with the family. Is there a reason to learn the arduino, raspberry...
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Hi all, i am the new controls guy at the plant and i have inherited a pc from the previous controls guy with Siemens tia portal version 16 and 17...
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I'm struggling to get an FR-E800SCE to work on CC-Link IE TSN. I'm sure the issue is with the drive, when I plug in the network cable I get no...
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Hi all, I am working with an incremental encoder (ABZ signals, 360 ppr (so 1440 counts per rev)) to replace the existing "manual" encoder wheel I...
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I am running CCW 13 trying to upload to a micro 820 vers.12 I get an output message OPC server is unable to load project controller. Please help!
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I Am looking to get ahold of the modbus map for an air compressor. I HAve emailed the vendor as well, just wondering if any of my friends here...
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Hey all, looking for some opinions/recommendations for Modbus server viewing software. Have a PLC that we're reading directly from the modbus...
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Hello everyone. I'm trying to export data to excel from Wincc. My code is global action that executed every second that create excel filer per...
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Hi all. My maintenance department is clamoring for the ability to look at the PLC programs (and we finally have some who can read it.) I have a...
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I am latching and unlatching "result_Data_latch" bit within same rung. Will This copy/move instruction execute correctly??
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Hello, I am new here. I am trying to find good places to sell some surplus items that I have that isnt through ebay. Does anyone have any sources...
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Good evening. I display the step number of a SFC on a display. Sometimes, on a trip, it goes quickly through many steps and I need to prove to...
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Hi everyone, I'm in search of software for electrical drawings, preferably free but also interested in paid options. Any recommendations or...
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Hi, I want to build a demo station to test devices and programs and I need some help with it. I want to connect GuardLogix, Piltzmulti and...
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I'm trying to include MOVs and fuses for solenoid PLC outputs in a panel with limited space. Does anyone know of terminal blocks that have built...
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Hi, I am using AB 5069-L306ERS2 CPU. My system should achieve SIL-2. I have safety door switches connected to AB 5069-IB8S module, and I want to...
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Good Day all. I am currently busy with a schneider HMI design in vijeo designer and i want to know how you can animate an image to move on the x...
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Hi Guys, I have a new project coming up where we are using the AB 5069 line. I am currently working on the "base" project. Just adding the IO...
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I have a file which I'm hoping is for a Mitsubishi A172SHCPUN processor but I can't see how to open it in GX Developer V8.102G The file is a zip...
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Hello Friends I have 2 languages in my app, en-US, es-MX. I need to send CurrentLanguage to PLC, I am trying with Macro in Global Connections...
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Just installed Factory Talk ME version 6.10 . Created a quick test screen and got the runtime file to compile with no errors. I cannot get the...
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Anyone have problems/solutions with Rehosting Studio 5000 to a new computer. Our IT department successfully Rehosted 2 laptops, but the other 2...
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I am creating a global object in FTView SE 13. I want to have a string read from the PLC and display (in this case the tagname). So lets say...
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