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  1. IC220PNS001

    Hello, I currently have two IC220PNS001 connected to IC695PNC001. The PLC being used is IC695CPE330. Out of the two PNS001, one of them has a solid SF Red light on which means bus error according to the Status Parameter IO. I disconnect every single IC220 card connected and downloaded the whole configuration but I still have a Bus error.  PS: I have also tried to switch the PNS001 with the brand new out of the box and I still have the same error. In the manual, it says Profinet Diagnostic available, can somebody please guide me as to where I can find the Profinet Diagnostic, also is there any manual for PNS001 which explains the in-depth debugging process for this PROFINET Controller.  
  2. Software for GE 90-30

    Hello all, I am an electrical engineering student and I am looking for some software to program some GE 90-30s I've acquired. I received the PLCs from a mentor at my internship after the summer was over. I have somewhere between 7-8 of them with a bunch of cards and other accessories. I was hoping to start doing some projects on my own to study them, but unfortunately, I don't have any software to program them.   I have some files for Logicmaster from the company directory that I was given permission to copy, but it won't run in any compatibility mode.   Does anybody know where I could find another copy of the software or a download for something like versapro or proficy machine edition for a student? Even if I have to pay a discounted price, I would, I just want to learn programming basics.    
  3. Series 90-30 CPU311T With Proficy ME

    We have an old press using a Series 90-30 with a 311 CPU 5 Slot Rack.  I am trying to pull the program off so we can convert it to a new CompactLogix.  I am using Proficy ME v6.0.  I have the proper RS232-485 cable and a built in serial port on my XP laptop but cannot get it to connect.  I know that Logicmaster projects cannot be opened by Proficy ME and being such an old 90-30 it probably was programmed using Logicmaster.  Would being programmed by Logicmaster prevent me from even being able to communicate via serial connection?
  4. Someone can help about the IFIX?

    Hello everyone, i'm having difficulties in the hour to create a space like the circle of the attachments in below. 'Cause i wanna create the new frame in each buttons.
  5. Hello everyone, I need to move an iFix 3.5 application to a new machine (VMWAre W2K session). The application is set up to communicated via ABRSTSR driver to 3 SLC/505 series PLCs (my VMWare session is not connected to any PLC) and starts in run mode. When iFix starts up, I get a CoCreatedInstance() Failed error messages that I can't shut off and following this, I get probably a dozen Workspace errors saying "Error occurred in d:\ifix3x\dynamic library\scripting\project.cpp at line ..." By the time I finally get to Login as an administrator, the Workspace Runtime locks up due to communications transaction errors. I get another error window asking if I want to Skip or Skip All. Neither option works. The application basically locks up right as I get into Development mode and I can't do anything. In other words, I can't shut off the runtime because I can't get into development mode. I tried a number of things, including removing tasks from the task configuration SCU. I can't find any information about this online and no information on iFix 3.5 either. This application is from 2002. Any help is welcome. I was trying to force the Workspace into Configuration (Development mode) before starting up, but haven't found a way to do this either. Thanks, Rick  
  6. MBE Driver can't save config file

    Hello!I am using MBE Driver v7.46b on Windows Server 2012 R2. Problem is that I can't save config file. I can edit Channels, devices and data blocks, I can see incomming values, I save a file without any message. But config file is not saved. In Event viewer I get error as you can see on picture. It says: Error writing to system registry: Driver App 00000001 \Driver defaults. Other error says: Error writing to system registry: ServerMsg 00C54BB8 \Driver defaults.Is it server or driver problem? Please help. At the moment I can't edit anything in driver so I can't configure it to use it with my SCADA iFIX 5.8
  7. Hello, I am having an issue with FIX Dynamics Real Time Database and the database columns available within when trying to query the database. On a system running iFIX 5.0, there are 19 data columns available, LHS of attached screenshot (in the screenshot example, crystal reports is used to view the columns). However in iFIX 5.9, only 15 columns are available (RHS of attached screenshot ), how can these missing columns be made available to be accessed? Regards, John
  8. iFIX restore problem

    Hi, I have .fbk backup file of iFix aplication (i mean).. When I try to restore it by "Backup&Restore Wizard" in part where I "Browse" the way to Backup file and click on "Next" is problem. Pop-up window show -> "Bad file format. The archive file may be an old version or a wrong version in header signature or is not a Proficy iFIX full backup file (.fbk)" ....  My question is = Is possible to find what of version is my backup file ??? when i suppose this error mean i have installed wrong version of iFIX sofware (my version is iFIX 5.5).. Or is no problem of my iFIX version ?  Thanks
  9. I am starting my own consulting business, so put my experience and technical know-how to work and ensure the success of your process control projects.  No project is too small!  I hold a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from The University of Arkansas, and obtained an Arkansas PE license in 2014.  After working for a Generation and Transmission company as a power plant controls engineer, I have decided to put my skills and experience to work as an independent consultant.  My SCADA/HMI experience includes GE’s Proficy Cimplicity software, and Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE.  I also have experience programming controllers using GE’s Proficy Machine Edition, Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 and RS Logix, and Emerson Delta V. Check out my LinkedIn profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/trevormarmstrong for more details regarding my experience and past projects. Contact me through these forums, LinkedIn, or via email at tmarmst@gmail.com any time for more information on my services or availability.
  10. Hello  i have a versamax plc icu200udr064 which is connected to a modbus rtu network.  i want to send some coils states on the modbus network with a specific data address, so can this be done by proficy machine and if yes can you help with that? thank you 
  11. Hello  i have a versamax plc icu200udr064 which is connected to a modbus rtu network.  i want to send some coils states on the modbus network with a specific data address, so can this be done by proficy machine and if yes can you help with that? thank you 
  12. ifix 5.5 to SAP integration

    Hi Friends,   Iam new to ifix Scada and need to Integrate ifix to ERP System (SAP). Can anyone help me with reference,example or some else that help to me. thanks 
  13. Hi all,   This may sound like silly questions but I'm not sure whats best way to approach this apologies if it has been answered already I tried searching but didn't find anything related. What I want to do is : 1.)Add multiple bitmaps to picture in IFIX (Adding bitmap isn't problem. I'm worried that if I add 6 bitmaps to picture at once and layer them it may slow up system ??) 2.) Is there option for calling a bitmap from location in a picture and resizing bitmap when a certain tag is True ? 3.) The job I'm trying to achieve is, operator has choice of 6 axis to select on machine . They can download one axis at time to manually move axis on machine. What I want do is when the axis is loaded I want to load bitmap on screen show picture of the axis there going to move basically photo of axis physically on machine . And when they load new axis a new picture of that axis is displayed.   Any suggestion would be great.   Thanks in advance,
  14. iFix alarms all at once

    Just after midnight last night a site received EVERY alarm on the HMI but nothing had shutdown.  Has anyone ever seen this?  Does anyone know why this happened or how to prevent this from happening again?  The site is not manned around the clock and the operator received a call out that the whole plant went down.  Thanks!
  15. GE IFIX Server Client connectiom

    I want to make a setup of one Ifix 5.5 server and  one Ifix  5.5 client for testing purpose.  This is for doing some alarms and events testing at the client( Operator Workstation) end. My question is that is it possible to do this setup without a valid license. Is it possible to establish the connection between server and client without license..? Regards Eby
  16. Is there an built in function in iFix or VB script to export tags from an offline .grf graphics file? Thanks.
  17. IFIX Scada communication issues

    I am new to ifix, I am having an issue, I am unable to receive any information, after attempting to fix the fact that the view was only pulling half the data I lost it all, I had a back up saved, but it didn't work on restoring communication, I was getting a cannot connect to node error, but I have fixed that, now all I am getting is question marks. essentially I believe that I have two standalone computers with the ifix software and the communicate directly with various plcs that share information across, either a ring topology or full connected. so the computer I have that is working is setup with scada and the database and MB1 with no network support, the one that is not working is set up the same, my cable connection is a usb to Ethernet and im communicating with a Comm port on the computer. I've tried different comm ports, even contacted GE, they were suppose to have someone call me back but no one has yet. Can anyone give me an idea of what I've got wrong here?
  18. GE iFIX iClient - Mutiple Display

    We are getting a new HMI system that will be running on GE iFIX and iClients.  The HMI is designed for a single monitor (1920x1080) and this will be displayed on a system that can support duel monitors.  We would like to use the second monitor for other windows based applications but I have been told this is not possible on an iClient system.  I have no knowledge of iFix and its HMI programing but this does not seam reasonable.  Can anyone provide any input on this? We mainly would like to use the second monitor to display security and video information for the plant that we already have a windows based application built.   I really do not want to have an additional system just , for this considering we already have a primary and secondary iClient workstations setup. Thanks in advance for any assistance and information.
  19. iFIX history

    Hi all, First time user!  I have read many articles on this site but only just joined.  I have found a great body of knowledge and expertise here, over the years.  Anyway, due to my poor memory I have forgotten the history of iFIX.   We did several projects for a customer years ago, and now I find that my newest customer is intent on using iFIX on one of their jobs.  Just out of curiosity, does anyone remember the history?   Thanks to all, Vector671
  20. PLC Software Conversion

    Hi ALL, How do I convert a LM 90 30 (DOS) to a Proficy Machine Edition 8.5 software? Thanks Chris
  21. PME 8.0

    Is Proficy Machince Edition Version 8.0 compatible with PME 8.5?