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HOW TO UPLOAD A SKETCH TO A MDUINO/ARDBOX USING THE COMMAND LINE. LINUX

HOW TO UPLOAD A SKETCH TO A MDUINO/ARDBOX USING THE COMMAND LINE. LINUX

In this post it will be seen how to upload a sketch using the command line instead of using Arduino IDE. This is an introduction for a newer post in which we will show how to upload remotely a sketch using the command line. Without further delay we will see how this process can be achieved. First of all we need to know that for uploading a sketch using the command line it is necessary to use the program avrdude….

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How to upload a sketch to a MDuino/Ardbox using the command line. Windows

How to upload a sketch to a MDuino/Ardbox using the command line. Windows

In this post it will be seen how to upload a sketch using the command line instead of using the Arduino IDE. This is an introduction for a newer post in which we will show how to upload remotely a sketch using the command line. Without further delay we will see how this process can be achieved.  First of all we need to know that for uploading a sketch using the command line it is necessary to use the program…

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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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RS-485 TEST ON Ardbox HF

RS-485 TEST ON Ardbox HF

In this post it is showed how to test the RS-485 on Ardbox HF version. The first thing that you need to know is that the  RS-485 HF version have full and half duplex communication. Controlling the dip switch you must select if you want to work on full or half duplex. There is internally installed a half duplex MAX485 and MAX485 transmitter. If you are working on full duplex you will use the MAX485 half duplex to receive data and MAX485…

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Ardbox: Water treatment plant – Control tank level

Ardbox: Water treatment plant – Control tank level

This posts presents an application developed with Industrial Shields Ardbox Relay 7.0. In the facilities of a water treatment plant, retrofitting of the existing automated system was required. The control system is responsible to maintain the tank level of water within defined limits. The level can be forced to increase/decrease operating  an available outflow pump. Industrial Shields Ardbox Relay was adopted as the central unit of the control system and it has been running flawlessly for several months, providing a flexible,…

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Interrupt Inputs Ardbox / MDuino

Interrupt Inputs Ardbox / MDuino

This post shows how to use the interrup inputs that  Industrial Shields PLCs have available. For information and description on what are interrupt inputs and how these work see this link. The interrupt inputs for Industrial Shields PLCs are listed in the pinout section of the datasheet.    In this example the interrupt input I0.0  is used to caught  the pulse of an encoder (for proper connection and wiring  check this post). Every time that interrupt I00 a RISING edge, the ‘encoder’…

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Isolated Inputs Ardbox/M-Duino

Isolated Inputs Ardbox/M-Duino

In this post it is described how to use the galvanically isolated inputs in Idustrial Shields PLCs (Ardbox and M-Duino). As shown in the Figure below, isolated inputs always have two available connections and both of these connections need to be wired for a proper performance of the inputs. The configuration if the inputs is PNP. All isolated inputs are DIGITAL,  not ANALOG. Ix.x    –> Signal. Voltage up to 24V (-) Ix.x –> reference or COM of the input signal.   IMPORTANT:…

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Ardbox – MDuino Arduino pin

Ardbox – MDuino Arduino pin

This post describes how to gain direct access to Arduino board pins  inside the  Ardbox and MDuino PLCs. This allows to work with the PLCs in the same way as using an Arduino, in other words,  pins at 5V and configurable as input or outpts. Also, this  enables usage of  sensors  working at lower voltages than industrial standards 10V dc/24Vdc.  NOTE:Make sure the voltage DOES NOT EXCEED 5VDC!!!!!!!! Following are listed the connections with direct access to the Arduino board  pins. Ardbox: DE-D7  // RE-D4 // SDA-PIN2  // SCL-PIN3 MDuino: SCL…

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PLC- Touchberry PI RS485/RS232

PLC- Touchberry PI RS485/RS232

In this post we are going to learn how to send data between Industrial Shields PLCs and TouchBerry PI PanelPc. In order to apply or implement the functionalities and examples described, the TouchBerry PI is assumed to include the suitable preloaded image. All PanelPC acquired as of 21-08-2015 will include the required image. For those PanelPC  acquired before 21-08-2015 the procedure to install the new compatible image will be provided via email. Touchberry  PI Touchberry PI supports TTL (5V-0V) serial communication through the D37…

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Write Relay Outputs Ardbox/MDuino Relay

Write Relay Outputs Ardbox/MDuino Relay

Ardbox Relay relay outputs (220V / 5A):  R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8 MDuino Relay relay outputs (220V/ 8A): R0.1, R0.2, R0.3, R0.4, R0.5, R0.6, R0.7 (MDuino 19R) R0.1, R0.2, R0.3, R0.4, R0.5, R0.6, R0.7, R0.8,  R1.1, R1.2, R1.3, R1.4, R1.5, R1.6, R1.7, R1.8 (Mduino 38R) R0.1, R0.2, R0.3, R0.4, R0.5, R0.6, R0.7, R0.8,  R1.1, R1.2, R1.3, R1.4, R1.5, R1.6, R1.7, R1.8, R2.1, R2.2, R2.3, R2.4, R2.5 (NC), R2.6, R2.7, R2.8 (Mduino 57R)   In this post we are going to learn how to define the state of the relay outputs. In this example relay output R1 (Ardbox Relay)  is switched ON (switch closed) and switched…

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