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Functional Description and Factory Acceptance Testing

Well it has been a while since the last post and I thought we will kick off this post on the above topic. We may have touched on this in the past, but we will look at a bit more … Continue reading

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Electrical Contractor?

Time for another post but this time we will take a look at something entirely different. Quite often we tend to venture into our own contracting business thinking that we will be able to get out there, do a good … Continue reading

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Using The Alpha Controller

In our last newsletter we had a look at the Alpha Controller and some of the functions. This time, let’s have a look at a possible application of the unit. You need to monitor the runtime of a motor which … Continue reading

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Basic Electrical Circuits: two way switching

Thought I will get the post in a bit early this week. As with the previous post, please click on the link below to view the post. Hope you are having a great week! Basic Electrical Circuits D2

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Basic Electrical Circuits: Light & Power

Time for a new post and this time we will do a little bit on the domestic type installations again. You may need to click on the topic to open it as There are quite a few sketches this time … Continue reading

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Programming With Logic

Using Logic Blocks to Program  

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Fault Finding Electrical Circuits: Logic

Time for another post and I think we should touch on this topic again; using logic when we have to fault find a circuit. Before we go on, just a reminder; if you have not had time to check it … Continue reading

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Fault Finding Techniques

Hi All. It is time for another post and it may be a good time to link the PLC into the circuit to see how it will affect your fault finding skills. As the PLC becomes more popular on an … Continue reading

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Fault Finding

Came across a different motor the other day and thought this may be useful. Even though I decided to throw this in under Fault Finding, it is more a motor connection topic. Reason for me putting it here is that … Continue reading

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Remote Site Monitoring/Alarming

Had to do a job yesterday where we needed to set up remote site alarming for our client. In this case the client specified the hardware to be used and hence this article. When you do these installations, it is … Continue reading

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