Tech Talk : VMWare – Recognize iOS Device On VMWare

Introduction I have always used VMWare for my XCODE programming. But recently, after update the OS and XCODE, the iOS device isn’t available, so I am not able to test my app. After much testing and trial by error, I finally got it to work, and these are the steps. 1) Shutdown your VMWare session. Read more about Tech Talk : VMWare – Recognize iOS Device On VMWare[…]

TechTalk : RSLogix 500 – AFI Alternates

The AFI (also known as Always False Instruction) is a ladder logic rung instruction that sets the rung output to false; generally for the purpose of debugging and trouble shooting the logic.     In the world of Rockwell-AllenBradley, AFI instructions set is only available in RSLogix5 (PLC5) and RSLogix500 (ControlLogix). There is no built-in Read more about TechTalk : RSLogix 500 – AFI Alternates[…]

TechTalk : RSLogix 500 – Going Online With Different Logic File

Every Rockwell PLC programmer know this basic rule when going online with a PLC. You PLC file in your computer MUST match with what is in the PLC. Without that exact match, you will never be able to go online with the PLC. Sometimes, when you go online with the PLC, the RSLogix500/RSLogix5 will require Read more about TechTalk : RSLogix 500 – Going Online With Different Logic File[…]

Tech Talk – Sorting Algorithms Explained

There are various types of sorting technique which offers different speeds for different types of initial data arrangements. I am not about to sit down here and type a length narrative explaining how each of them functions. Better yet, I will let the animated GIF do the talking. The resources (like the animated gifs, codes, Read more about Tech Talk – Sorting Algorithms Explained[…]

TechTalk : How to Configure Prosoft Card In RSLogix

In a nutshell, ProSoft is a company that manufactures Modbus gateway for Rockwell PLC. The intent of this article is to capture the setup procedure of the MVI46-DFNT module in particular. Well…. lets start. Adding the Module to an Existing Project 1) Add the MVI46-DFNT module to the project. Double-click on the I/O Configuration option Read more about TechTalk : How to Configure Prosoft Card In RSLogix[…]

TechTalk : MatrikonOPC Tunneller – Optimization With Queue Size Change

If your network is slow sometimes and you start noticing lost in data packets. How can you rectify this problem. From Year 1 of Computer Science knowledge will point you to increasing your cache for the software. Matrikon calls that cache message queue. This article will highlight how to increase your message queue size larger Read more about TechTalk : MatrikonOPC Tunneller – Optimization With Queue Size Change[…]

TechTalk : MatrikonOPC Tunneller – Debugging And Log File

Lets start off by setting up the log file. Start the Matrikon Gateway Configuration Tool from the Windows Start menu (bottom left-side of the window). Once the Matrikon Gateway Configuration Tool is started, change the “Max File Size, KB” to larger size (like 19765kb) and set the “Level” to high. See screenshot below. The log Read more about TechTalk : MatrikonOPC Tunneller – Debugging And Log File[…]

TectTalk : Create Runtime Application And Upload To PanelView

Once you have made all the necessary changes to your FactoryTalk View ME application (offline), you will want to upload the modified application to the PanelView HMI. It is a two step process and all the step-by-step are outlined below.   Creating a Runtime Application First of all we have to create a runtime application Read more about TectTalk : Create Runtime Application And Upload To PanelView[…]