Floating Point Rounding Errors

Generally, “floating point error” refers to when a number cannot be stored in the IEEE floating point representation. Integers are stored with the right-most bit being 1, and each bit to the left being double that (2,4,8,…). It’s easy to see that this can store any integer up to 2^n, where n is the number…

What is meaning of the different IP Ratings your products offer? (IP65, IP66, IP67, IP69K)

IP69K – This rating indicates the device is built to withstand extensive wash downs with corrosion resistance against cleaning agents, especially against close-range high-pressure, high-temperature washdowns. The level of protection allows for easy cleaning and sterilization using water with temperatures of up to 80°C and pressure of up to 30 Bar. IP67 – This rating indicates the…

Maple Systems HMI File Extensions

The software for Maple Systems HMI’s has changed and improved over the years, as such the file types and extensions have changed along with it. Below is a list of file extensions associated with the relevant software and HMI model series: HMI5000 Series models: *.emtp file – Working EBPro and EZwarePlus project file *.ecmp file – Compressed…

Define User Datagram Protocol (UDP)

UDP (User Datagram Protocol) is a communications protocol that is primarily used for establishing low-latency and loss-tolerating connections between applications on the internet. It speeds up transmissions by enabling the transfer of data before an agreement is provided by the receiving party. As a result, UDP is beneficial in time-sensitive communications, UDP is an alternative…

Why am I experiencing a compile error in Window 8: “Unsupported system tag LB-9036: SD card free space insufficiency alarm (when ON)”?

When compiling a project that was originally created in an older version of EBPro, this error will occur if the model that was selected when the project was originally created does not support SD cards. This is due to a change that was implemented in EBPro: Version 6.05.01. With this change, if the originally selected…

What happens when HMI memory is full?

When HMI memory is full system bit LB-9035 HMI free space insufficiency Alarm will be set on and the HMI will stop recording data to memory.

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