RVaughan

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  1. Input cards, DI8x24VDC BA, 6ES7 131-6BF01-0AA0, NEW in box ,quantity 10 IO-Link CD-Master 4SI SIRIUS, 3RK1 005-0LB00-0AA0, NEW in box, quantity 4 IO-Link Master 4SI IO-Link, 6ES7 138-4GA50-0AB0, NEW in box, quantity 3 IO-Link Communication Module, CM 4xIO-Link, 6ES7 137-6BD00-0AB0, NEW in box, quantity 1 CM AS-Master ST, 3RK7 137-6SA00-0BC1, New in box, quantity 1   Located in USA.  Make offer, shipping included.   Pictures available on request, send email address in a PM.
  2. I have the following for sale, Automating with Step7 in STL and SCL (S7-300/400 controllers) 6th Edition 2012, Very good Condition Automating with Step7 in LAD and FBD (S7-300/400 controllers) 4th edition, New Condition in plastic Automating with SIMATIC (Controllers, Software, Programming data Communication, Operator Control, and Process Monitoring), 4th edition 2009, Excellent condition Automating with the SIMATIC S5-135U, 3rd revised edition 1993, Very good condition.    Pictures forthcoming.   Located in USA.  Make offer, shipping included. Pictures available on request, send email address in a PM.
  3. Distributed Safety Acceptance Test

    Is there a manual or guide that details the acceptance test procedure? Customer requires System Acceptance Test on their automation cell with safety PLC (CPU 319-F PN/DP). How is this test performed? The Distributed Safety Engineering class manual and SIMATIC Industrial Software S7 Distributed Safety Programming and Operating Manual give some information, but not enough to say an acceptance test has been performed. For example, section 11.2.2 of the Programming and Operating Manual, page 317, point #3 states "Check whether the version of S7 Distributed Safety used to compile the safety program corresponds to the version in Annex 1 of the Certification Report". Where is this Certification Report? I have found a Annex 1 of the Report to the Certificate Z10 09 07 67803 004 Safety-Related Programmable Systems SIMATIC S7 F/FH Systems Report No.: SN73321C-A1 Revision 3.18 dated 2014-03-21. Is this the correct report? Section 11.2.1 of the Programming and Operating Manual, page 315, point #1 states "Check the parameters of the F-CPU in the printout." And point #2 states "Check the safety-related parameters of all configured F-I/O in the printout." What are these parameters being checked against?
  4. OPC Items description

    Thank you for posting the solution for posterity!
  5. How to Find Where an Address is Used...?

    As is so often the case, I found the answer shortly after asking the question. It seems I didn't notice my reference data was filtered. For posterity and future seekers here it is: From SIMATIC Manager, Options>Reference Data>Display (Or Ctrl+Alt+R) Choose Cross-References If your desired reference data type is not displayed, click the filter/pencil icon or go to View>Filter Check your desired reference data type (Inputs in my case) and click OK. The table will show whick blocks reference your data.
  6. How do I find where in a program (which block and network) a specific input address is used? Seems like a simple operation, but surfing the menus and my TIA Programming 1 manual haven't revealed anything yet.
  7. ST...CN question

    The way I understand your question, and please correct me if I'm wrong, is that you want the same program that's in the machine, but you want everything in english, and you're wondering if the hardware will accept the English program. If so then yes, the hardware will take the program. I believe there is a language setting internal to the PLC that the integrator will have to change beforehand. If you already have the program translated, you're looking at a rather simple operation.
  8. http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/04/ruggedcom-backdoor/ Hmm... What need does the equipment maker have for a backdoor in installed equipment? What right do they have? Will this behavior affect the industry's purchasing decisions?