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Quantum Remote I/O Metallic Cable System

This is the TDR trace that shows the original cable system on a recent project that Delta Automation, Inc. was tasked with repairing. This system shows many issues: excessive dB losses, poor splices, poor connections and terminations. This is the … Continue reading

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Installing an F connector onto a Quad Shield RG-6 cable

By Bob Culley Take a look at this quick instructional video showing how easy it is to properly install the correct F connectors onto an RG-6 quad shield coaxial cable. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li0vPx_xAxo This is the correct combination to utilize in a … Continue reading

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The all too often misunderstood Hot Standby In-line Terminator Assembly

By Bob Culley In the Modicon redundancy, or Hot Standby (HSBY) systems the two PLCs both contain the same programs. The Primary PLC is the one actually running the process, while the Standby unit is waiting to pick up where … Continue reading

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Fiber Modems with Modicon Remote I/O HSBY systems

“Third party fiber modems aren’t compatible with Modicon HSBY systems….” Continue reading

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Unknown Cable Splice Causes Issues

A prison facility was having intermittent issues with the locking and unlocking of cells and passageways in one of its’ inmate housing facilities. This is not a good thing to have occurred in a facility such as this! After extensive … Continue reading

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