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Review + new documentation of the Ardbox Analog HF

Review + new documentation of the Ardbox Analog HF

In this post it will be seen a review of the PLC Arduino ARDBOX 20 I/Os Analog HF Modbus. The guide of the PLC Arduino ARDBOX 20 I/Os Analog HF Modbus on our website is already uploaded into the 7.1 version. The User Guide now is for the HF version, so it exists now the possibility of taking all the information of the PLC Arduino ARDBOX 20 I/Os Analog HF Modbus from there.   It will be shown a little introduction…

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HOW TO CALCULATE THE VALUE RAISED TO A POWER WITH ARDUINO IDE

HOW TO CALCULATE THE VALUE RAISED TO A POWER WITH ARDUINO IDE

In this post it will be seen how to calculate the value raised to a power. Basically this function takes a number(base) and it raises to another number(exponent).  The function for calcultaing the value raised to a power using Arduino IDE is pow().  This function is used to raise a number to a certain exponent. *With latest version of Industrial Shields boards it isn’t necessary to configure the pins, just selecting the properly board, I/O’s will be automatically configured.  Function pow(base, exponent) Parameters…

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HOW TO UPLOAD A SKETCH USING ETHERNET.

HOW TO UPLOAD A SKETCH USING ETHERNET.

In this post it will be shown how to proceed in order to upload a sketch using the Ethernet instead of using the tipical Serial (USB). This is really useful in order to upload a sketch being far from the Arduino board. This post is been prepared for upload a code using Linux and using Windows. This process is a bit long and for this reasons it has been divided in the 3 big parts. 1.How to install the Ariadne…

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UPLOADING A SKETCH TO A PLC USING ETHERNET. STEP 3. TFTP CLIENT

UPLOADING A SKETCH TO A PLC USING ETHERNET. STEP 3. TFTP CLIENT

In this post it will be seen how to send the binary file of an sketch into Arduino using Ethernet with tftp Client. Furthermore it is needed to use Telnet in order to do a remote reset. As in the step 2 of this process this post will be divided in two different parts. One for sending the binary file using Windows and the other using Linux.   Windows For sending an sketch using the tftp Client it is need…

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HOW TO PAUSE THE EXECUTION OF THE CODE WITH ARDUINO IDE

HOW TO PAUSE THE EXECUTION OF THE CODE WITH ARDUINO IDE

In this post it will be seen how to pause the execution code for a certain time.  Basically this function pauses the program for a certain time and after this time it continues as normal.  The function for pause the execution code for a certain time using Arduino IDE is delay().  This function is used to set a time of pause. *With next version of Industrial Shields boards won’t be necessary to configure the pins, just selecting the properly board, I/O’s will…

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UPLOADING A SKETCH TO A PLC USING ETHERNET. STEP 1. ARIADNE BOOTLOADER

UPLOADING A SKETCH TO A PLC USING ETHERNET. STEP 1. ARIADNE BOOTLOADER

In this sequence of posts we will see how to upload an sketch to a PLC using Ethernet connection instead of using the USB. USB is the most common way to upload an sketch into an Arduino board but it is not always the most comfortable way because you need to bring the PLC near of a PC or vice versa. Before getting into the post it is important to have our boards installed. If you don’t have it please get…

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UPLOADING A SKETCH TO A PLC USING ETHERNET. STEP 2. BINARY FILE

UPLOADING A SKETCH TO A PLC USING ETHERNET. STEP 2. BINARY FILE

In this post we will see how to take the binary file from an sketch.ino First of all we need to know the differences between uploading a code via USB  and uploading via Ethernet. When a code is uploaded into an Arduino board using the USB, Arduino IDE software automatically does its magic and transforms the code sketch.ino into a file.hex which is the one that gets uploaded automatically. If we want to upload a code via Ethernet we need…

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HOW TO RESET A PLC USING THE ETHERNET SHIELD

HOW TO RESET A PLC USING THE ETHERNET SHIELD

In this post it will be seen how to configure the Ethernet Shield to allow the user sending a reset via Ethernet, instead of pressing the button manually. This configuration is useful in order to upload an sketch using the Ethernet shield instead of the USB. Tipically the upload is made via USB, in this case the Arduino IDE sends an order to the Arduino shield to reset it. When it is via Ethernet this is not possible by default….

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