TechTip: Bit Sequencing Using a Macro on Weintek HMI

In this TechTip, we’ll build on something we’ve looked at previously, and that’s For-Next loops. In this example what we’re looking to do is sequence 8 bits in the HMI (LB-10-17) with a time delay – an application of this Continue reading TechTip: Bit Sequencing Using a Macro on Weintek HMI

New Discrete and Analogue Modules Added To The Productivity 1000 Series

10 new modules have been added to the popular Productivity 1000 Series. These are as follows: P1-08NE3 – 8pt 24V VAC/VDC input module, 2 isolated commons P1-08NA – 8pt 120-240VAC input module, 2 isolated commons P1-08TA – 8pt 120-240VAC output Continue reading New Discrete and Analogue Modules Added To The Productivity 1000 Series

TechTip: Using StringCat in a Macro on Weintek HMI

This TechTip is about using “StringCat” in a Weintek HMI macro. You may already be familiar with using CONCAT in Microsoft Excel to link different text strings together to form a new string, this is what StringCat does. In this example, Continue reading TechTip: Using StringCat in a Macro on Weintek HMI

TechTip: For-Next Loop in Weintek HMI Macro

In this TechTip, we’ll be looking at For-Next loops in the Weintek HMI macro language. It will be assumed that you’ve already got some basic knowledge of Weintek macros. As in other macro TechTips we’ll start off by declaring some Continue reading TechTip: For-Next Loop in Weintek HMI Macro

TechTip: Simple Macros in Weintek HMI

Weintek HMI have a very powerful macro language enabling scripts to be written to implement control, perform calculations and much more. For those new to macros it can be quite daunting to get started. The example shown in this TechTip Continue reading TechTip: Simple Macros in Weintek HMI

TechTip: Weintek HMI Data Sampling

We’re often being asked “How do I data sample with a Weintek HMI?”, so below is a simple step-by-step example along with a sample project that you can run on the EasyBuilder Pro simulator to test. In our example program, Continue reading TechTip: Weintek HMI Data Sampling

TechTip: Importing Haiwell PLC tags into a Weintek HMI Project

From Version V6.01.02.146 of EasyBuilder Pro, Component Comments from Haiwell PLCs can be imported into Weintek HMI projects. Component comments are added to the Haiwell program elements by adding // after the address, for example, X0//Start Button, X1//Stop Button etc. Steps 1./ Continue reading TechTip: Importing Haiwell PLC tags into a Weintek HMI Project