New Weintek Driver Announcement – Automation Direct Productivity Series

To compliment the excellent Productivity Series Controller from Automation Direct, Weintek have added a dedicated driver and tag import facility so user Tags from the controller project can be easily added to an HMI program. First write your Productivity Controller program in Productivity Suite… If you’re familiar with Productivity Suite, you no doubt know that you can define tags for your i/o, registers, timer values etc as you go making it a very intuitive controller to use. The Productivity tag database is accessed from the edit menu. In this example, we’re only looking at Discrete i/o, Integers & Booleans… You Continue reading New Weintek Driver Announcement – Automation Direct Productivity Series

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./ Create your Haiwell PLC program – use Component comments for those elements that you want to use in the HMI – it’s not a bad idea to comment every element in a program for future reference. 2./ Export the component comments from HaiwellHappy programming software: 3./ Select “Component comment table”: 4./ Select a filename for your Component comment/tag export: 5./ Continue reading TechTip: Importing Haiwell PLC tags into a Weintek HMI Project