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  1. Modbus Addressing In Hmi Weintek

    HI all.  Am in some kind of trouble.. i have a sensor which has modbus RTU 485 . i want to connect it directly on weintek HMI ..    kindly help me out.. 
  2. Hi all. How to replace an Ethernet ip communications module(1756 en2t) with a new one if the old one stops working. What should be done to configure the new module in rx logix? Should I set the IP address? Or is it plug and play? Thanks in advance.
  3. Dear all; I can`t Write data configuration to CPU Q02HCPU.     
  4. arteco Axis Controller SU310

    i have a problem in bare-feeder powered by IEMCA  for lathe cnc machine . the panel appears a message of " plc communication error " when i exchange the Axis Controller "plc" from another bare-feeder also powered by iemca the alarm disappeared and the bar-feeder works well . my question here can you help me the plc used is arteco axis controller su 310 cpu , this plc can access to it by ISAGRAF software can any one known about this software and how can i download it by links ?  
  5. Please could you assist with the software required to download data tables from 4 off DIRIS A10 Multifunction Meters into TM221CE40R Logic Controller via TMC2SL1 Comms Cartridge using Modbus Protocol over RS485. I have downloaded the Modbus tables from Socomec but not sure how to get these into the PLC. I would really appreciate your help in achieving this. I am using EcoStruxure Machine Expert - Basic to program the PLC & DAQ Factory Developer Release for my Touchscreen. Link to Socomec Modbus tables: https://www.socomec.com/files/live/sites/systemsite/files/SCP/6_gestion_energie/diris/diris_a10/DIRIS-A-10_COMMUNICATION-TABLE_2018-01_DCG01013_MULTI.html#General
  6. Voltage Output Greatly Reduced

    Hi All,  I have an Allen-Bradley 1762-IF2OF2 Module which I am using for a voltage output. The range of my output is scaled to 0-6.4V (0-19968 bits) from a 0 - 700°C input.  Currently I am receiving an output voltage 0-0.458V which is way smaller than my 0-6.4V required output.  Has anyone seen something like this?  I have added some images to help explain how I've set it up.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.   Thanks C
  7. So, I have thought about creating my own Business for the last few years. With this business I would go shop to shop/factory to factory teaching anywhere from Basic PLC programming to HMI design and integrations. I love to share any bit of my Knowledge/experience with anyone and I have learned this more when at my first engineering job they had me train several guys on how to start up Servo Motor jobs with PLC and HMI's. I really enjoyed helping others learn and get over the hump of intimidation and lack of experience with electronics and such. I have had a lot of different experience from being an Electrician for 5 years to Engineering 10+ years now- (Design, Software, Startups, Service work, Installs, and Management) I then started a career of being a PLC Instructor (part-time for 1 year now) for adults and this too help me with my idea of starting my business. At my instructing school we would get a variety of people anywhere from fresh out of High School to experienced Maintenance guys that want to specialize in PLC and HMI's.  With all of this being said, does anyone think there would be a great amount of need for someone to come your work place and teach Allen Bradley, Omron, and Mitsubishi PLC and HMI and maybe one day down the road Servo Motors and logic for them too? I think that more one on one with a couple trainer lab stations, I could really help not only workers advance themselves but also companies benefit both? I have gone to training for my previous employers, sometimes traveling far away for a week at a time and costing my employer a lot of money where my rate would be much less and on-site of the customer/trainee's. Starting out I have bought several used pieces of PLC's, Input Cards, Output Cards, (Only Allen Bradley for now). I have also bought cases to make my training units more safe and portable. Looking at creating a business name and logo as well as possibly creating a (LLC). It has been a slow but steady process though. Feel free to add anything or comment anything to this with ideas.   Thanks!
  8. Control Panel

    Is it possible to view the values / states of all inputs, outputs and workbits (e.g. 64.00 through 64.15 on Omron CQM1 PLC) on a single screen or control panel within CX-Programmer software?  I'm trying to troubleshoot some ladder logic that I wrote and need to know the values of 5 or 6 inputs/outputs/workbits simultaneously.  Having to scroll up and down through my ladder logic repeatedly does not work well with code that changes state every 5-10 seconds or so. Any help is welcome.
  9. Unconfigured I/O Address Used

    Hi All,  I am encountering an issue with my Allen Bradley MLX 1200 processor when trying to use the integrated PLC I/O channels I:0.4 - I:0.13 I am getting the error "Unconfigured I/O Address Used".  I'm using RSLogix 500 to program the PLC.  I have tried to configure the I/O however it doesn't seem to allow me to 'Activate/Configure' I/O past I:0.3. Has anyone seen something like this before?    Thanks CThornton
  10. Control Logix 5561

    Hello  We have just purchased some equipment with a Control Logix 5561 (1756-L61/B Rev 13.40). The compact flash card is missing from the unit but the seller says the unit was running in his facility prior to shipping. Does the 5561 have internal memory where a program is stored? Is the Compact Flash used only for recipes and persistent data? Thank you
  11. SECS (SEMI Equipment Communications Standard)/GEM (Generic Equipment Model) are communication interface protocols for communication between semiconductor equipment and a fab host. Fab host is a software application that is controlling and monitoring equipment processing using SECS/GEM protocol. 
  12. FX3U-485ADP-MB Problem need help

    I have got a FX3U-16M and -32M PLC and trying to connect with Moxa NPort 5130A serial device server to work with a scada.  It seems that i dont get the modbus to communicate.  I have tried the 110 ohm, 330 ohm and open setting on the device.  I am making use of a 2 wire system. I have configured both the channel 1 and channel 2 of the PLC to work with MODBUS 485. i have written a program like follow M8411    ----------- Move H1087 D8400                  ----------- Move H1 D8401                  ----------- Move K2000 D8409                  ----------- Move K400 D8410                  ----------- Move K10 D8411                  ----------- Move K3 D8412                  ----------- Move H1 D8415                  ----------- Move K100 D8416 I just need to test if there is communication from these cards.  i have got 15 cards to test. Any other help will also be appreciated.
  13. Logic to control many motors

    Hi everyone, I trying to develop a logic to control 6 motors. Two motors needs to working and four motor will be in stand by. When one of the two motors fail, one of the four motors will start to work. Another rule is, when one of the motors that is working reach the preset time of working, the controller will stop that motor and start another motor with low working time, and so on. I'm have difficult to solve this problem. Can someone help me, please? Best, R.  
  14. hello I have been forced to replace a TWDLMDA20DRT with a Schneider TM221ME16R. the plc is a slave but I am having trouble getting the Modbus data exchange to work like it did with the old plc. I have setup the serial port to use Modbus etc etc and I played about with the read_var FB but this wasn't required in the old plc so im confused as to why I would need to use it on the replacement. I have come across another FB send receive message but again i'm not too sure if this is required.  the master plc uses the msg2 and exch2 command. I believe I am just missing something very simple here.   Lighting Panel - Old_PLC.twd Lighting Panel1 - Master -.twd Lighting Panel - Pillar5 -.smbp
  15. I am looking to open a number key pad on the display and when the operator is entering in his passcode. I would like to hide the numbers which he is entering as this is his master log in for the company network. Has anyone found away around this problem.
  16. Hi, All!  I am very new to PLCs and I am currently writing ladder logic for an Allen bradley MLX1200.  I have a number of inputs which i have addressed in the format: I:1.0/1 etc. which should equate to I:Slot.Word/Terminal. I have checked the SLC 500 Instruction Set document which has informed me that this format should be structured correctly however I still receive the error message "ERROR: Address must be specified to the word level!"  Can anyone see where I am going wrong?  For reference Slot 1 is a 4-Channel Thermocouple Input Module (1762-IT4).  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks C
  17. Hello! I am new at programing PLCs. I am using TM241CE24R PLC with TM3AI4 analog input module. I can successfully read temperature from 4-20 mA sensor. I want to communicate with my PC (SCADA) via Modbus TCP. For testing purposes I am using CAS Modbus Scanner. I can read digital inputs, coils and holding registers successfully. Problem is that I can't read analog inputs (#300001 etc.).  I have nothing defined in GVL list. Is this causing problem? I also don't have any Modbus TCP Slave device in Ethernet_1. But how can be all the other registers read successfully?  Please take a look at screenshots below. Also check Error message from CAS Modbus Scanner. Where is problem? Please help. Thanks in advance!
  18. Hi all. I've been tasked with installing/configuring a development box (dev studio 2017 U3 SP1) and then creating a test application using Intouch to communicate to a bunch of rockwell PLC's on the test wall. Normally we would use Citect or FactoryTalk Studio but unfortunately the customer has a couple of OEM InTouch panels (I think communicating with Siemens PLCs *shudders*) and wants to go this route. Anyways. I spent a day installing and configuring a windows 10 development box with 2017 U3 SP1, Hit the windowmaker tile and started to cry.... The new AVEVA website is practically useless, and I'm still waiting to be contacted from technical support. I have used an older version (much older maybe 10 or 15 y/0) of the intouch software which was interfacing a triconex PLC, It looks like the developing of screens hasn't changed too much, however, Q/ What exactly do I need to download/install for my communications? I've read the PDFs that installed with the dev software and watched a bunch of youtube vids (and fruitlessly searched the aveva knowledgebase) and there looks to be more than one way to skin the cat. Maybe I missed the option in the multitude of installation screens to add additional drivers?? It looks like I need either SuiteLink? or ABCIP version 7? (assuming they are not the same thing??). I can only see ABCIP version 4 (dated 2012) on Aveva (and a tech note about version 6.? and 7.0 potentially crashing the L8x range of AB PLCs) and I'm sure suitelink is a collective term for any and all drivers It seems like it should be a very simple and obvious thing to do but I'm stumped. Any assistance GREATLY appreciated Regards Dave
  19. I'm wanting to get upload the program from a CompactLogix L31 Controller.  I'm using a generic (non Allen Bradley) "C2G brand" usb -->rs232 cable coming directly off of my laptop because I don't have a serial port out.  The rs232 side of the C2G cable is a "pin out" or male end, and as you can see in the picture, the serial port at Channel 1 on the controller is also male.  I'm using a generic (non-Allen Bradley) null modem (female-->female) cable to complete the connection.  Ultimately, I'm not seeing the controller on linx.  But that's a result of me not being able to configure the driver.  When I try to auto configure this driver, Linx gives me an error saying, "Unable to verify settings due to a NAK!" btw, the rs232 cable going into channel 0 is for the HMI on the machine. A pv600 1. How do I get online and upload the program from the controller? 2. What does NAK mean?
  20. Remote Access to CompactLogix PLC

    Can the PlC be accessed remotely. If I hook the CompactLogix L32E up to the internet WAN, would it be possible for an engineer to access and make changes to the program remotely?? Or does it have to be done onsite through the LAN.
  21. Hello everyone, Just wanted to share my company web store. https://voltatek.ca We sell used PLC parts, primary Allen-Bradley.  We ship from Canada. We also sell electronics for DIY projects and CNC Router parts.   Thank you!
  22. CIF11 Modbus Slave

    Hi dears  I have one CP1H CPU and CIF11 option port on it. CP1H will be slave and I want to use modbus slave function. (ABB is Master and CIF11 is slave) I check the logic with modbus poll and i didnt have any Receive from CIF11. I have some questions: 1- which terminal in CIF11 must be used? SDA+,SDA- or RDA+,RDA- ( I use Modbus RS485 two wire ) 2- I mounted CIF11 on port 2 and in setting of port 2 I Choose RS-232C in Mode, Stop bit=1, parity=none , Data bit=8. is there another settings? 3- I set CIF11 DIP switches ( ON,ON,ON,OFF,OFF,ON) is it OK? 4-I change 4,5 DIP Switches to ON in CP1H.   Thanks
  23. Rslogix Array Search

    Hello,  I have 30 recipes(g_Blend_Recipes) and want to search for an item number in the recipes and compare it with what the operator enters on the HMI. The recipes itself is an array and there are 5 item numbers in each recipe. I read about the FSC instruction but did not figure a way out yet. I am attaching a picture of the recipe. Any help would be appreciated.     
  24. Here are some videos training PLC AB(Rockwell) RSLogix5000 I hope this helping someones! 1) Setup RSLink to connect PLC using a USB cable   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk-wgnwO4E82) How to set up hardware involve Input/Output, Analog, Device Net... PLC AB(Rockwell) RSLogix5000https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIUNPCEcNn03) How to use timer/counter/Compare PLC AB(Rockwell) RSLogix5000https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BDzAoFBJPMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EM3KO8JSYsMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQtrIhTmwqA4) How to use Analog PLC AB(Rockwell) RSLogix5000https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8raR0f7zr6M5) How to use RealTime-Clock PLC AB(RockWell) RSLogix5000https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgg8hjs5jkY    
  25. Version 1.0.0

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    This solution solves Modbus TCP Peer to Peer applications for CP1H / CP1L PLCs with CP1W-MODTCP61 adapter modules