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Eberle PLS511

Eberle PLS511

Eberle PLS511

I am needing program reference manual for Eberle PLS511 in order to correctly convert code to AB SLC family products.
I am searching for Counter/Timer breakdown on a poorly documented ladder file. Please reply...

RE: Eberle PLS511

How did you make out with your documentation ?

I would like any information that you can share since i do not have anything other than a 40 page manual, with examples.

RE: Eberle PLS511

Hi Zappit and Redwire. I am about to start programming an old machine we have. It is fitted with an Eberle PLS 511 S. Unfortunately all I have is a hand held interface device and I am trying to find out how to use it. Redwire, I saw from your mail in Sept 2002 that you actually have a manual. I there any possibility of getting a copy of this faxed. Guys how are yee programming your PLC's. Are either of you using ladder type, ie what software is compatible?.

RE: Eberle PLS511

Hi All!
This is probably a long shot but we are also trying to change from Eberle pls511 to Mitsubishi. We have the program in list and ladder form but are having trouble with the counter/timer sections as well! Does anyone know where we could get a copy of the manual that Rewire mentioned?

RE: Eberle PLS511

A couple of years back, i went through a process of converting the now GE supported PLS511 to type AB SLC 5/05.
I also had difficulties getting detailed information on the instruction sets for building the ladder rquivelents of Timers and Counters. Very reduced instruction set. I after contacting many avenues learned that the support leg for Eberle was through General Elictric in the US and they actually sold me a manual that helped me accomplish my goals at that time.

RE: Eberle PLS511

Thanks Zappit!
I dont suppose you still have the manual do you!?
I am loathe to buy a manual for something which i am going to bin eventually, but if thats what i have to do......

RE: Eberle PLS511

I've replaced several PLS511S' with Modicon.  Although now I can't remember exactly how the timer and counter registers are arranged, it wasn't too hard to figure out, or even figure out what the author was trying for and rewrite that logic to suit.  If someone needs help deciphering their register system, let me know and I'll try to find my old notes.

RE: Eberle PLS511

I would have to dog through piles of archives to find it thats provided I didn't leave with the customer for his use. I can understand the feelings that you have regarding it. However, the best I can recall about the manual was that GE sold it to me for 50 bucks or so. Since I've been working in the industry fo about 30 years and I had only ran across 1 system that had these units at a printing press company and I didn't feel that I would ever encounter the need again. If I stumble across it I will let you know right back. The unit is just a small brick that had like 6 instructions that you combined to derive more advanced logic very much like a boolean op with One shots and latches. The manual for me was very necessary.
Kind Regards,

RE: Eberle PLS511

Thanks for your help Zappit!
The main problem we have is that an instruction ( or 770 + Carry instruction ) keeps cropping up in various sections of programming but it does not appear in the ladder diagram!
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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