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Mark A Flood, Bradley J Bittorf, William B Cook, D Alan Graham, Robert D Law, David E Mohnke, Robert R Sepsi, Jack F Toma: Programmable controller backup system. Allen Bradley Company, John M Miller, John J Horn, July 7, 1998: US05777874 (136 worldwide citation)

The present invention constitutes a data crossloading system for use with a programmable controller system having primary and secondary (or "back-up") systems each of which have redundant hardware components and have data structures associated with these components. The present invention further rel ...


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Mark S Graber, Kris M Fraley, Steven M Zink, R Jay Jeffery, Paul J Epner: Remote downloading and uploading of motion control program information to and from a motion control I/O module in a programmable controller. Allen Bradley Company, Quarles & Brady, November 10, 1992: US05162986 (96 worldwide citation)

High-level language motion control programs are downloaded and uploaded between a programming terminal and a remotely located I/O module through a peer-to-peer network and a programmable controller system processor. Automatic block transfer between the programmable controller system processor and th ...


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Z Val Kukuljan, George T Plonski: Control system and equipment configuration for a modular product assembly platform. Allen bradley Company, John J Horn, George A Montanye, July 30, 1996: US05539975 (48 worldwide citation)

A modular product assembly platform which includes a multiple number of industrial robots or other similar assembly devices. The product assembly platform also includes a programmable controller system housed in a logic control cabinet, a vision control system housed in a vision control cabinet and ...


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Thomas J Deegan, Frank D Lucko, Gary A Turck, Eric W Hamber: Method and apparatus for transferring firmware to a non-volatile memory of a programmable controller system. Allen Bradley Company, Craig N Killen, John J Horn, Alex M Gerasimow, April 25, 2000: US06055632 (37 worldwide citation)

A method of transferring firmware to a non-volatile memory of a programmable controller system comprises the steps of establishing a remote network connection and transferring the firmware to the non-volatile memory of the programmable controller system by way of the remote network connection. The r ...


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Donald A Mattes, Steven G Landry, James M Kendall: Distributed drum emulating programmable controller system. Andover Controls Corporation, F Eugene Davis IV, May 27, 1986: US04591967 (34 worldwide citation)

Master units and slave units are preferably housed in identical housings. Each master unit comprises a Central Intelligence Unit (CIU) which in turn comprises a drum processor and a communications processor, and an Input/Output Unit (IOU) having input terminals and relays for connection to external ...


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Edwin L Bremenour, Michael F Tratar, Gerald S Pepera: Memory cartridge for a circuit board module. Allen Bradley Company, Quarles & Brady, July 31, 1990: US04945448 (33 worldwide citation)

A memory cartridge for convenient manual attachment of a RAM memory with battery back-up to an I/O module in a programmable controller system is inserted through an opening in a side cover of the I/O module and connected to a main circuit board. The housing has a pair of clip members on opposite end ...


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Z Val Kukuljan: Modular product assembly platform. Allen Bradley Company, John J Horn, H Frederick Hamann, October 11, 1994: US05353490 (25 worldwide citation)

A modular product assembly platform which includes a multiple number of industrial robots or other similar assembly devices which are removably mounted on a specially designed platform deck. The product assembly platform also includes a programmable controller system housed in a logic control cabine ...


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Timothy L Brooks, Thomas Lee Aukerman: Diagnostic display method for electronic cooking appliance control. Whirlpool Corporation, Robert O Rice, Thomas A Schwyn, November 24, 1998: US05841112 (22 worldwide citation)

A cooktop service diagnostics method which is effected by a programmable controller system, wherein the programmable controller system: a) executes a routine upon receipt of a first specified pattern of input signals to the programmable controller: b) issues an activation audible signal to indicate ...


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John Maggelet: Register rack assembly for a programmable controller system. Square D Company, Michael J Femal, Thomas K Stine, September 11, 1990: US04956750 (19 worldwide citation)

A register rack assembly for housing a plurality of electronic modules including a programmable controller and related devices, each of the modules containing an electronic circuit board, is disclosed.


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Ralph Ogden: Programmable controller system for industrial process apparatus. McWilliams Mann & Zummer, April 1, 1980: US04195773 (16 worldwide citation)

A programmable controller system for controlling industrial processes in which the system includes a central processing unit including a random or other access memory, a programming tape, a tape reader for sensing computer data bits on the programming tape and connected to the processing unit for st ...