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Rohan posted a topic in Vision PLC series and VisiLogicI need to read the data from the PLC using .net. I have read the data using Unitronics.dll . Steps i need to do. 1) Look if the PLC cycle is running 2) if running Fetch the data on runtime (not from data table) 3) Stop if the PLC cycle is stopped Right now i have continuously looped after each second to see the cycle and look for the data. But the PLC cycle and my .net program cycle differs in time and which fails to get the complete data. Is there any Listener to do this .Please give the example for the same.
Hi, I managed how to get data from database using read_db function from activex.dll in vb6. I want to read whith copymemory function a float value from database but i get a large decimal number with cientific notation. Also i cannot read the entire database, so im doing it in groups of 19 cuz if i do 20 i get an error "9 Subscript out of range". Here is my code: Private Sub LeerBD() Dim Valores() As Byte Dim i As Integer Dim iFecha As String Dim iHora As String Dim iTipo As String Dim iLote As Long Dim iTemCam As Double Dim iHumedad As Integer Dim iPresion As Integer Dim iPeso As Double Dim iEst As String Dim Pointer As Long Dim grupo As Long On Error GoTo mal For grupo = 0 To 101949 Step 19 * 51 Call mComDriver.Read_DB(grupo, 19, 51, 51, Valores) Pointer = 0 For i = 1 To 19 iFecha = PointerToString(VarPtr(Valores(Pointer))) Pointer = Pointer + 10 iHora = PointerToString(VarPtr(Valores(Pointer))) Pointer = Pointer + 10 iTipo = PointerToString(VarPtr(Valores(Pointer))) Pointer = Pointer + 10 Call CopyMemory(iLote, Valores(Pointer), 4) Pointer = Pointer + 4 Call CopyMemory(iTemCam, Valores(Pointer), 4) Pointer = Pointer + 4 Call CopyMemory(iHumedad, Valores(Pointer), 2) Pointer = Pointer + 2 Call CopyMemory(iPresion, Valores(Pointer), 2) Pointer = Pointer + 2 Call CopyMemory(iPeso, Valores(Pointer), 4) Pointer = Pointer + 4 iEst = PointerToString(VarPtr(Valores(Pointer))) Pointer = Pointer + 5 Debug.Print iFecha & "-" & iHora & "-" & iTipo & "-" & iLote & "-" & iTemCam & "-" & iHumedad & "-" & iPresion & "-" & iPeso & "-" & iEst Next i Next grupo Exit Sub mal: MsgBox "[" & Err.Number & "] " & Err.Description, vbCritical, "Error" End Sub the results for iTemCam or iPeso are like this: 8.39516345413446E-320 1.27321882187115E-314 Any ideas what im doing wrong?
Hello again, since your answers are very helpful and I could not find information I need on this forum, I`m starting new topic. I need to set up communication between V280 and multimeter DMK 22 by Lovato. Here is the tutorial they sent me: https://www.sendspace.com/file/trigbh(file is too big to be attached here on forum) I have several problems with understanding the whole communication. I have working MODBUS IP communication between PLC-to-PLC, where the communication is done through MODBUS R/W Mix, which I understand how it`s done. Here I need to get from the slave multimeter 3 values. First question: How do I send message to slave? The message should looke like this: 08 04 04 00 00 00 64 63 6A, do I have to send it as vector of HEX MIs? And the message I get back from slave will be vector too? If you don`t mind to explain this a little bit detailed including a little tutorial how to set it up correctly in VisiLogic, I`d be very happy. I have to solve this in 2 days. Thanks in advance a lot! Unitronics community is great and I will surely write it down to my thesis and recommend you. Best regards, Martin P.