from the hot/warm standby department...hot/warm standby
what is the difference between warm stand by and hot standby?
from the None department...Determining if a coil is disabled
What modbus function tells me if a coil is disabled in the controller?
By plj on 6 June, 2002 - 4:59 pm -
I'm not wanting to change the condition of the coil (at least, not at this point), I just want to...
from the Automation List department...Why do you pay for PLC programming software?
A question that has been on my mind for some time...
By D. Elsner on 6 June, 2002 - 4:56 pm -
Your question implies that you feel there is an alternative, which may be the purpose of the...
By James Ingraham on 6 June, 2002 - 3:03 pm -
I agree completely, but I have no choice. My company would never use PLCs, but for marketing...
from the Automation department...S7-300 Cable Assembly (Pinouts) for MPI and Profibus
Looking for any pdf manuals showing the cable assembly (Pinout) used to comunicate the PC with the MPI
By Gabriele Corti (Varese Italy) on 6 June, 2002 - 2:58 pm -
:: PROFIBUS Networks Pinout of the Sub D Connector (PG/OP Connector) ...
By Konrad Heidrich on 6 June, 2002 - 2:46 pm -
Luciano, the following list shows the pinning of a Profibus/MPI interface (out of the Profibus...
By Daniel Chartier on 6 June, 2002 - 10:04 am -
Hello, Luciano; the following address will bring you to a Siemens info page on Profibus (and MPI)...
from the Hare or Turtle? department...Are PLC Slow
PLC's have the stigma of being slow.
By Michel A. Levesque, eng. on 6 June, 2002 - 2:56 pm -
I would love to see the benchmark code. It was probably implemented in a non-optimized manner for...
By Michael Griffin on 6 June, 2002 - 12:15 pm -
I started to reply that this was simple, but then I realised that it *isn't* simple at all. The...
from the Automation department...PLC Memory
How to decide the PLC for any application in 'PLC memory' point of view? What is the general criteria for deciding the PLC memory?
By Daniel Chartier on 6 June, 2002 - 2:54 pm -
Hello; Evauating a PLC for a particular job or application can be one of the touchiest part of the...
from the Automation List department...SINEC L1 CABLE
Please help me to get every detail of SINEC L1 COMMUNICATION CABLE
from the bother me a long time department...DO PLCs have OPC?
I have one question -- does PLC have OPC server (or client)?
By Heavner, Lou \[FRS/AUS\] on 6 June, 2002 - 1:27 pm -
Curt Wuollet wrote: >>>>> I do disagree there, OPC is bad exactly because of this...
By Curt Wuollet on 4 June, 2002 - 5:02 pm -
Hi Michael Michael Griffin wrote: <clip> > I'm not disagreeing with you, but...
from the department...Came across an A-B 1784-PKTS cheap, now what?
I came across an Allen-Bradley 1784-PKTS PCI card. Any ideas on what I could use it for? ...
By T. Connolly on 6 June, 2002 - 9:47 am -
Turn a fast profit on E-bay, theres tons of AB stuff there. Or you can use it as a frisbee if you...
from the department...IEC / 984LL
What is the difference between IEC compatible processor and 984LL compatible processor, between IEC and 984ll?
By Anonymous on 6 June, 2002 - 9:42 am -
> 1. what is the difference between IEC compatible processor and 984LL compatible processor? ...
By Andrzej Sokulski on 5 June, 2002 - 12:09 pm -
Hi Kannan Generally the IEC is standard which specifies set of languages for programmable...
By Bruce W on 5 June, 2002 - 11:19 am -
I suppose the major difference is the IEC compatible processors can handle the Concept programming...
from the Research and Development Dept department...Siemens Simatic S5 PLC application reprogramming
Reprogramming the Simatic S5 PLC with 128 digital inputs and 96 digital outputs
By Paresh on 5 June, 2002 - 5:02 pm -
pl pass the same to me also: "firstname.lastname@example.org",...
from the None department...Pin Configuration for MicroLogix 1500 cable
Need to connect MicroLogix 1500
By ScienceOfficer on 5 June, 2002 - 4:57 pm -
Ting, This is pretty widely published, and is similar to a thread posted here a few weeks ago. ...
By Ken Roach on 5 June, 2002 - 9:40 am -
Don't panic, it's really pretty easy. You won't find that 8-pin Mini-DIN with a right-angle...
By Rick on 4 June, 2002 - 9:19 pm -
This might help you: ...
from the Please Help! department...How Can I Move A SysWin Token w/out The Token Disk?
I have syswin 3.2 on an old 486 pc and I want to move it to a new pc. I copied all the files & directories to the new pc, but when I run the program it was in demo mode, because the token didn't move...
By g.myerz on 5 June, 2002 - 2:22 pm -
Upgrade to SYSWIN 3.4 (dongleless)...
from the department...Ide Micro-1 cable pinout?
Is there a pinout of this little baby?
from the Please help... department...RS Linx Alternative
Need ActiveX control or some code example for Delphi or VB6 to communicate with AB SLC and Micrologix files with DF1 and DH485 protocols
from the department...Hotstandby-Quantum
Is the Modicon Quantum CPU (140 CPU 113 03) compatible in hot standby configuration?
By Andrzej Sokulski on 5 June, 2002 - 11:26 am -
Hi Kannan, Qauntum Controllers with HOT STANDBY support:: IEC Hot Stanby Support 140 CPU...
By email@example.com on 5 June, 2002 - 10:20 am -
No, Quantum 140 CPU 113 03 model supports only Ladder-984 logic Hot Standby. If you need to use IEC...
By Kenneth Schunk on 5 June, 2002 - 10:17 am -
No, the 113/02 and 113/03 cannot be used in IEC mode in a hot standby system. For hot standby IEC...
By Charles Hiatt on 5 June, 2002 - 9:43 am -
If you use 984 LL (Proworx) you can use the 140 CPU 11303 in a hot backup configuration. There is...
By John Hill on 5 June, 2002 - 9:41 am -
Hi, You will find the related information at...
By Fernando Capelari - Schneider Electric Brasil on 5 June, 2002 - 9:31 am -
Dear friend, The Quantum 11303 CPU does not support IEC HSBY configuration. To support IEC HSBY...
from the department...Unrounded quotient in SLC 5/04 - how to obtain?
Getting unrounded divisor quotient or Decimal to 18-bit BCD conversion
By Juan De los Santos on 5 June, 2002 - 10:14 am -
do the following, after the DIV instruction rung put two MOV. The first one MOV S:13 to a Integer...
By Anthony Kerstens on 4 June, 2002 - 4:55 pm -
Sorry, I believe I mis-spoke about the MOD function. Perhaps a clue about what's going on with...
By Anthony Kerstens on 4 June, 2002 - 4:52 pm -
Try the MOD (modulus) function. Anthony K....
By Bob Peterson on 4 June, 2002 - 4:49 pm -
> The PLC in question is an A-B SLC 5/04, processor type 1747-L543. The > question: how can...
from the Communication department...MPI port
How to deal with MPI port
By Jeff Winborn on 5 June, 2002 - 9:40 am -
Hello Reza, The MPI port is mainly used to download the hardware configuration. The MPI protocol...
By guest on 5 June, 2002 - 9:24 am -
Reza, There are SFC's that allow you to XMT and RCV..... Think they are sfc13 and sfc14 which...
By Daniel Chartier on 4 June, 2002 - 9:22 pm -
Hello Reza; The MPI (MultiPoint Interface) port is the programming port of the S7-300. It uses...
By Lowiek on 4 June, 2002 - 9:16 pm -
Hi, The MPI port is used for the programming off the CPU and may also used for Global...
from the Fieldbus department...Profibus DP
Home-made hardware that works with profibus DP
By Daniel Chartier on 4 June, 2002 - 9:18 pm -
Hello, Reza; Communications on the Profibus DP is controlled through specialized ASIC chips, sold...
from the None department...Viewing Telemecanique TSX 47 files
Need help viewing some TSX 47 plc files
By TDX on 4 June, 2002 - 3:31 pm -
If your TSX47 is a TSX47-10 or TSX 47-20 the needed software is PL7-2, in in some cases PL7-1. ...
from the ATV58 controll via serial link with PLC TSX57 department...ATV58F controll via RS485 serial link
cannot control ATV58F via serial link RS485 from PLC TSX57103.The ATV58 doesn't jump in "RUN" state.
from the None department...Siemens S7 and Profibus
With Profibus communications and Siemens S7, what kind of code should be put into OB86...
By R. Russinov on 4 June, 2002 - 3:08 pm -
The OB86 TEMP Variables holds information (address, incoming/outgoing event, etc.)about the failed...
from the Research and Development department...Source and Sink
Looking for information...
By Chris Elston on 4 June, 2002 - 3:03 pm -
Try this link: ...
from the Cabling pinout department...ToyoPuc PLC2J
ToyoPuc PLC2J pinout
By Bryan on 4 June, 2002 - 3:02 pm -
I am looking for the pinout of the 25 pin connector on the Toyoda PLC also. The PLC is a RS422...
Not a flying toy.