Tag Archives: Master

Moving Data into a PC

One of the hats I wear here at RTA is the “I’ve got a weird [...]

Serial Communications Questions RS-232 & RS-485

It’s old and of no use. Nobody wants it around anymore. No, that’s not what [...]

Mysteries of Serial Communications

For those of us that think, breathe and talk Ethernet all day long it is [...]

Modbus Data Types

I remember when I had this roommate. Let’s call him Mark. Great guy. One of [...]

USB Fails To Deliver On The Plant Floor

USB is one of the best things to ever happen to computing. It standardized how [...]

Is DeviceNet Still Relevant in 2010?

Is DeviceNet Still Relevant in 2010?   In case you missed it we’ve started not [...]

It’s Just In And Out…

I had one of those calls the other day. I’d actually love getting these out [...]

It Never Fails…

Our customers never fail to astound me. There are some things that are so unbelievable [...]

When Not to Use EtherNet/IP

Had a call from a really nice guy down south today who wants to implement [...]

Customers continue to be attracted to EtherCAT. They find it Different, Novel and Surprising.

Different: EtherCAT is probably the first Ethernet network to achieve prominence that was designed from [...]