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  1. Ethercat recovery after power down

    " Modular machines or tool changers require network segments or individual nodes to be connected and disconnected during operation. EtherCAT slave controllers already include the basis for this Hot Connect feature. If a neighboring station is removed, then the port is automatically closed so the rest of the network can continue to operate without interference. Very short detection times <15µs guarantee a smooth changeover" https://www.ethercat.org/pdf/english/ETG_Brochure_EN.pdf The above may help you out. Regards, Garry
  2. Which plc is the best?

    What you want to do is to look at the PLC’s that are being used in your area. What manufacturer is the most common? What are the models that they are using? What programming language is being used? This will help to ensure that the PLC that you install, is supported both by the manufacturer and support personnel throughout its life.  Just some thoughts. Regards, Garry
  3. Communicating a omron nj101 with a SLC 5/04

    Hi Sean, How I would approach this is to just use TXD, RXD and Signal ground pins only. On the BAS Jumper 4-6, 7-8. On the SCU Jumper 4-5, 7-8. This way I only have two pins and a ground. All other signals are jumped out. You mentioned that you have connected the "1756-bas using hyperterminal". Can you see the information that you are sending on the screen? What protocol are you planning to use to get the data out of the Omron? Regards, Garry
  4. Communicating a omron nj101 with a SLC 5/04

    Hi Sean, https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1746-um004_-en-p.pdf https://www.fa.omron.com.cn/data_pdf/mnu/w494-e1-04_cj1w-scu_2.pdf?id=3074 The first thing to look at is the wiring between your  1746-BAS  and  CJ1W-SCU2. Pin 5 on the AB should goto Pin 9 on the Omron. This is the signal ground. Do you have the cable pin out that you are using? Regards, Garry
  5. End code unknown

    https://aphyt.com/index.php/omron-fins-driver-in-python-3 https://github.com/Vladimirek/DPexamples The above two links may help you out.  Omron FINS library Regards, Garry
  6. Newbie - Help. on Omron Sysmac S6

    Yes, the good old days. What about the cassette tape backups! Omron FIT (Factory Intelligent Terminal) was the portable programming device. Google Pictures of the Omron FIT10 You must be at this awhile to gtsuport!  
  7. Newbie - Help. on Omron Sysmac S6

    Yes, I remember programming them before the K series arrived.  Great PLC for the time. Garry
  8. Newbie - Help. on Omron Sysmac S6

    Wow Jay  You put a lot of work into this controller! Regards, Garry
  9. Just starting out with PLCs

    Here is a free series on the Omron CP1H PLC. This will cover all of the basics. https://accautomation.ca/series/omron-plc-cp1h-series/ Here is a beginners guide to PLC programming that you might find helpful: https://accautomation.ca/programming/plc-beginners-guide/ Regards, Garry
  10. FFL problem

    +1 collinsd70 http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=58217 http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=106876 Here are a couple of threads that also deal with averaging (filtering). They may help you out. Regards. Garry
  11. Omron EIP21 and Switch to NXEIC202

    https://www.omron.com.tw/data_pdf/mnu/p656-e1-01_nx.pdf?id=3412 http://products.omron.us/Asset/SysStudio_EIP_Best_Practices_v1_0_QuickStartGuide_en_201606_P225I-E-01.pdf The above links may help you out. Regards, Garry  
  12. Training

    https://accautomation.ca/programming/plc-beginners-guide/ The above guide may help you out. Regards, Garry
  13. Sysmac HMI

    I would start with where the information is stored in the PLC. Can you monitor the location in the PLC and see the information that you want to display? Remember that the HMI is simply a reflection of the information that is currently in the PLC. Regards, Garry
  14. Barcode string parsing

    Hi Dave, Can you change the  sick barcode reader  to produce a start character sequence? This way you may be able to eliminate some the information that you need to search for in the PLC. http://www.edata.omron.com.au/eData/PLCs/CP1/W451-E1-03.pdf Look in the above manual for  '3-31 Text String Processing Instructions' This will have several instructions that you can use to search, move or compare. Regards, Garry      
  15. CX-Programmer cannot download file to PLC

    Has the cable you used connected before? Has the computer communicated to this device before? If not then check the serial cable? http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=28573 http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=25511 The above threads may help you out. Regards, Garry