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Producing Reports is Easy With Sytech XLReporter

Posted on Friday Jun 02, 2017 | plc, reports, software,

Sytech XLReporterSytech’s XLReporter is reporting software for industries that produce Workbooks, Encrypted PDFs and Web Reports from templates that are designed in Microsoft Excel. It is a budget friendly product that easily will fit into your existing system. You can start with a single standalone workstation that generates automatic reports and grow to a group of workstations that will perform individual custom analysis.... {Read More}

The HMS Anybus Gateway Selector Helps You Select The Right Network Combinations

Posted on Friday Apr 21, 2017 | ethernet-ip, gateway, networks, plc,

HMS AnybusThe HMS Anybus Gateway is a translator where you connect one communication standard on one side and another communication standard on the other. With more than 300 combinations of industrial communication standards in the marketplace, it’s often hard to know which ones to choose. Do you know how to pick the correct HMS Anybus Gateway for your connectivity needs? HMS has an Anybus Gateway Selector available for you to select the two network interfaces you plan to use. If you want to connect a serial device to a network, simply select your subnetwork interface first (ex. ASCII/Vendor Specific (Serial)). Then select the industrial network you want to connect to (ex. Profibus Slave). This will give you the correct gateway for this combination of interfaces. In this example, your solution would be an Anybus Communicator which will act as a slave on the Profibus network. It will translate information to and from the serial device.... {Read More}

With Softing’s 56eATM-tManager You Can Exchange Between Business Systems and PLCs/PACs Easily

Posted on Monday Mar 06, 2017 | controllogix, data-exchange, ethernet-ip, pac, plc,

Softing tManagertManager® Enterprise Appliance Transaction Modules (eATM® ) allow the exchange of data between business or plant computer systems and a mix of Rockwell Automation PLCs/PACs. The modules install in a ControlLogix chassis from Rockwell Automation and communicate to other Allen-Bradley controllers via the backplane, bridge modules, or EtherNet/IP through one of the front Ethernet ports. On the enterprise side, adapters are available for popular databases as well as messaging queues through various versions of Java Messaging Service.... {Read More}