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Help me design a HMI software with OPC

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I need help on design HMI software,What tools is available and if I want to connect it to internet or a LAN what can I do for developing it.

I need helps and fully commented help on this.

The hardware can be from a well known company or be custom design by myself.

What is effect of OPC in this design?

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delphi hmi

7rots51 said:
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I need help on design HMI software,What tools is available and if I want to connect it to internet or a LAN what can I do for developing it.

I need helps and fully commented help on this.

The hardware can be from a well known company or be custom design by myself.

What is effect of OPC in this design?

Regards
I think you should take a look at the WinCC package from Siemens. I think it contains all the things you´r asking for.

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make your own hmi

You have 2 solutions but it depends of what you mean by "design an HMI software".

There s software which manage the communication/graphical design. You have so only to design the graphical interfaces. The possibility of communicating with an ethernet is usualy possible but you need to know which protocol your going to use (it depend of the target PLC).

WinCC (Siemens), Monitor (Schneider), RSView (Allen Bradley),..

Of course those software are powerfull but $$$$$$

The second solution is buy a piece of software that only manage the communication.
Typically called "OPC server" it gives access to the objects of an industrial communication bus from Windows applications. You have to build the graphical part with C++, Visual Basic , Delphi.
 

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www.gratisweb.com / picol / wintag.htm

I work at time on a project with a Siemens PLC( S7-400 ).
For the communication i used TCP-IP as a service on win 2000.
The HMI is in C++.

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paradox to modbus

monty_burns_007 said:
What scada's do you own and use sklux ?

Monty 8)
None personnaly but so I m working close of the industrial world
I m used to have contact with this field.
 

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Hi
I do not know what to do .I hesistate to select which of these two way:

1: use C++B*uilder and some components to do it.
2: use commercially available softwares like as i*FIX,w*inCC,c*itect,sa*turn?

which way is better and more reliable ?
imagine that I am not depend on a hardware of a vendor.

bye
 

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Use iFix man, it's the best.
Or if you have less money, try wonderware's Intouch.

Monty 8)
 

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hi

iFIX is expensive(5000$ to 10000$),depend on the tag numbers.

to monty_burns_007:

I have a demo version 2.5,But I did not find it attractive,Do you have teh demo of version 3.0?

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tools for hmi design

Hi all
If any one idea, how transfer WinCC tags to Oracle8i
w/o ODBC :?:
 

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You can used Visual C to write a DLL that comunicate with Oracle and WinCC. I did it some years ago.

Tusco
 

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I use WinCC from Siemens and i think it has a lot of advantages. You don't have to build your own routines in C++, or something else. But it's up to you to calculate the cheaper option for you. If you think it costs a lot of money less to build your own HMI ...

Cu,
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hello nflamble
I have some question on WINCC.

Can it support my own hardware if the hardware supports MODBUS protocol?

I want to use my custom cards ,and in some applications PLCs from vendors like as siemens ,omron,smart,....,Can WINCC support them for HMI design? does it have the modbus OPC?

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hmi design tools

Hi !

It's difficult to say. There is a Modbus-Channel for WinCC but i'am not so sure it works for your hardware. It seems to be a serial Modbus-Driver.

Cu,
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Yes, we also solved it with OPC. That was a very easy solution.

Cu,
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--- ENGLISH ---
8O You can send Tags from WinCC to others
Data Base like Oracle, SQL Server, SyBase, DB2, Informix,
FoxPro, Access, Internet, ODBC, Paradox, dBASE, etc etc etc
With my software. I'm Delphi Programer and WinCC / Step7 /
Microwin S7-200 / Logo
Info about me:
www.gratisweb.com/picol/wintag.htm
www.geocities.com/piolinpiolero/picol.html
--- SPANISH -----
Hola...Que tal.
Mi nombre es Jorge Vélez.
Deseo facilitarles la herramienta WinTag 3.0
que envía Tags de WinCC a otras Bases de Datos y a Internet
bájala grátis de www.gratisweb.com/picol/wintag.htm
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wincc opc server modbus

--- ENGLISH ---
8O You can send Tags from WinCC to others
Data Base like Oracle, SQL Server, SyBase, DB2, Informix,
FoxPro, Access, Internet, ODBC, Paradox, dBASE, etc etc etc
With my software. I'm Delphi Programer and WinCC / Step7 /
Microwin S7-200 / Logo
Info about me:
www.gratisweb.com/picol/wintag.htm
www.geocities.com/piolinpiolero/picol.html
--- SPANISH -----
Hola...Que tal.
Mi nombre es Jorge Vélez.
Deseo facilitarles la herramienta WinTag 3.0
que envía Tags de WinCC a otras Bases de Datos
como Oracle, SQL Server, SyBase, DB2, Informix,
FoxPro, Access, Internet, ODBC, Paradox, dBASE, etc etc etc
bájala grátis de www.gratisweb.com/picol/wintag.htm
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intouch dongle intouch wonderware

hola Jorge.

the link is broken, but, only 5 tag's ?
I think that is not correct to give links of these...

"""...............deberá Suscribirse y dar un aporte de 120 dólares, enviándome su solicitud para adquirir .................."""

you know what is sharing ?????

asdruball
 

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Does anyone have experience with the webservers from intellution ?
I've got iWebserver 2.0 (1999) for iFix x.x and it works great.
But is there also a webserver for the older Fix32 v.7.0 scada software ?

Monty 8)
 

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