Category Archives: Tech Tips

Dual Cable ModBus Plus Network Phantom Errors

ModBus Plus Dual Cable Phantom Errors The advantages of utilizing the dual cable capability of the Modicon Modbus Plus system are to increase and maintain system uptime and availability. The dual-redundant nature of the system is virtually invisible to the … Continue reading

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A Commentary posted on Facebook about a PLC & I/O conversion from a Happy Client!

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Converting a 984B Ladder Logic Drum Sequencer Loadable to a Quantum SCIF Function Block

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Take a Look at These Dynapar Application Specific Encoder Products

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PanelMate Touch Keypad Replacement

THESE UNITS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!!!! (December 15, 2016) For those that have had issues locating the long obsolete Modicon/Cutler-Hammer/Eaton PanelMate, five-button, side mounted, touch keypad…….Delta now has them in stock! The cost is $450.00 each. These units are exact … Continue reading

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Modbus Plus Super Tap: Features and a ‘Gotcha’

The Modbus Plus Super Tap is a vast improvement over the previous several designs that have been in service since the mid-eighties. The first connector to be used was the MBKT type. It had split type compression connections and used … Continue reading

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Specifying 18 Pulse Variable Frequency Drives

  18-Pulse VFDs: To specify, or not to specify… by: Vann Barden We recently got the opportunity to quote on several large VFDs for a proposed raw water pump station.  We have a long history with the water treatment plant … Continue reading

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How often should Remote I/O & Modbus Plus networks be certified?

We recently had a client with many, many Modicon remote I/O and Modbus plus networks installed and in use in their plant, pose this question. The short answer is usually every one to two years or if they are having … Continue reading

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