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Topic: Local and wide area networking in factory automation.
from the Forum department...
MODBUS to Lan Convertor
Originally posted by danaqu on 26 August, 2014 - 2:53 pm
Looking for a MODBUS to Lan convertor.
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It might work. I didn't see any software for configuring it. That type of serial server is...
Topic: Sensor technologies.
from the Forum department...
Running Analog Signal
Posted by jmgusmer on 26 August, 2014 - 6:34 pm
I need help with running analog signal alongside some 110 lines
Topic: Local and wide area networking in factory automation.
from the Forum department...
TCP/IP over Ethernet
Originally posted by Tarun on 25 August, 2014 - 1:23 pm
Is TCP/IP on ethernet better?
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Many PLC's, HMI's, drives, and other automation devices have Ethernet built-in or as an add-on...
Originally posted by arun on 26 August, 2014 - 8:38 am
How to get data from an ABB AC800M plc to display in Cimplicity SCADA
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You may use ABB OPC Server. Refer the Link ...
Topic: Computers in manufacturing; also hardware discussion.
from the Control department...
Profibus to Modbus
Originally posted by don on 4 September, 2012 - 9:31 am
Profibus (master)to modbus device on siemens txp
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May I get details Please? I have Teleperm XP and want to talk to third party device using Modbus...
Originally posted by Harvard on 15 August, 2014 - 1:17 pm
Need to know how a slave device that lacks access to the RS-485 COMMON manage to maintain a Receiver common mode voltage between -7 and +12.
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It has been a long time since I have interfaced to a device with a metal frame, every thing in my...
Many times 2 wire devices are referenced to frame ground and do not supply a terminal with + and -....
This would still be a chicken and egg issue. If this Slave has a valid receive then it would...
By Lynn August Linse on 18 August, 2014 - 10:17 am -
I guess one work around would be - if you have the common wire available in the bus cable - is use...
No, it keeps the bus from drifting off when neither is transmitting. My thought is that the bus is...
I too gave consideration to the external fail safe biasing as being a ways and means of trapping...
It's possible that the slave device is broke. That is, the common terminal is unintentionally open....
Thank you for the responses and no this is not a trick question. I am dealing with a...
Common mode voltage can be construed as the average of the differential signals, the more apt...
It can't. It may work, it may not....but you're basically playing with fire. We come across many...
By Lynn August Linse on 15 August, 2014 - 2:29 pm -
A trick question? It of course cannot, and it risks damage, although the most common symptom is...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
Sample Program for Twido Suite
Posted by Gerry Finn on 20 August, 2014 - 6:15 pm
sending the value of a register as a SMS message
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the Forum department...
Modbus Register Address
Originally posted by Whitepage on 15 August, 2014 - 4:30 am
I have a question about entering the register address in our program PME when I have a 4-digit address.
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Actually, the original modicon only supported 0-999 addressing. Anyways, if your driver only...
If you are attempting to pair a master that won't allow configuration of offsets >9999 to a...
Dear Fred , Thanks for your advice. But now i don't know what i have to do for this...
Dear Darrin, Thanks for your reply Can you help to show me the way i can change the modbus...
Yes Fred is correct in the breakdown of the "region" (4=holding register) vs. the offset...
Greetings, the short and quick answer is nothing. The first number in a Modbus register...
Posted by ioudas on 19 August, 2014 - 1:16 pm
Trying to connect a bm85 to a 984 265. Via MODBUS+
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Instrumentation department...
Local Fault on SLC 500
Originally posted by casualguy on 18 August, 2014 - 3:28 am
Local fault indication on our SLC 500
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have you checked to see if the power supply feeding the set of flex modules is large enough for all...
Originally posted by ASCF on 4 March, 2014 - 4:08 am
I try to connect a Power Circuit breaker from Schneider to a Siemens PLC using Modbus RTU protocol.
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Hi! Do you have some solution on your problem. I see we have the same HW and the same problem,...
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the modbus community department...
RS-485 cable recommended reference
Originally posted by bammaroc on 13 August, 2014 - 6:33 am
RS-485: Reference recommended cable for Modbus communication between DCS and MVI94-MCM systems or PLC
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I have to apologize, Belden doesn't make a bonded pair RS-485 cable, the cat cables would probably...
By Lynn August Linse on 14 August, 2014 - 9:53 am -
I agree with Curt - anything over 100m needs a good cable sold as 'suitable for RS-485'. All cable...
Google Belden DataTuff Look at the bonded pair versions. Regards cww...
Posted by Oil & Gas on 15 August, 2014 - 12:11 pm
I need to know how to communicate between telemetering system and PC using cables RS232.
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the Automation List department...
Re: Replace RS-485 with Siemens Profibus Cable
Originally posted by Curt Wuollet on 14 August, 2014 - 9:15 pm
I am building a Modbus RTU network and am considering replacing RS-485 cable with Siemens Profibus cable. Want to hear from those who have done this.
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Thanks Curt. I appreciate your answering. I donīt really mind about the purple color. :) Jimmy...
Posted by ABB 800xa on 15 August, 2014 - 10:03 am
Our ABB 800xA DCS server restarted automatically. During restart, all operator stations hung. Unable to connect. Need help resolving the problem.
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the ELECTRICAL PROJECTS department...
Replace RS-485 with Siemens Profibus Cable
Posted by JIMMY SALDIVIAS on 14 August, 2014 - 12:24 pm
I am building a Modbus RTU network and am considering replacing RS-485 cable with Siemens Profibus cable. Want to hear from those who have done this.
Originally posted by John Baron on 10 February, 2011 - 3:41 pm
program to transfer my cnc programs back and forth from PC and cnc lathe
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Hello, I need communicate with a CC120M (for parameters and programs) via RS232, can help me? ...
Posted by marinus on 12 August, 2014 - 3:51 am
Master and slave principe with exchanging information thru PLC network
Posted by Robert Perez on 11 August, 2014 - 8:33 am
Connecting an ABB DI801 profibus to module-bus slave gateway with a SST-PFB-CLX master
Posted by Yousif on 10 August, 2014 - 8:29 am
What is the difference between OPC-UA and DNP3 protocol specially in low level layers?
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Process Control department...
RTU Errors in GE Fanuc LM 90 30
Posted by Chris IWO on 9 August, 2014 - 5:52 pm
Lost of Slave RTUs - need help understanding error messages
Posted by scientif on 8 August, 2014 - 6:32 am
How to automate HV/LV distribution substations using SCADA.
Originally posted by Mehul Shah on 16 May, 2012 - 1:43 am
Need to find out if PowerLogic Circuit Monitor Series 2000 supports Modbus or not. Also, if they do, need to find out the modbus register maps for these meters.
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Dear Andreas, Could you please send your e-mail? So i can send attachments and other related...
By Andreas Sauerwein on 7 August, 2014 - 1:19 am -
Hi Ercan ERDAS, We try to Implement such a application, and Schneider is not able to give us...
Posted by Debo on 6 August, 2014 - 3:25 am
AB PLC cannot communicate with Siemens TP1200 HMI over ethernet i/p. PLC and HMI are in different gateways.
Originally posted by Vinay on 4 August, 2014 - 8:17 am
To be able to display a process value directly in a PC without using PC based SCADA system
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Many transmitters (and other field devices) support the HART communication protocol, which can be...
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