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What are the differences between the rev A PC56 hardware and the rev B hardware?

The attached document lists the changes made to hardware between rev A and rev B of the PC56....

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What can I do to troubleshoot connection problems between Echo Historian and OPC/SLS servers on the PC56/PC56CE/7000AppSrvCE platforms?

DCOM configuration issues are the most likely causes for connectivity issues from/to the Echo Historian & OPC/SLS servers offered on the PC56/PC56CE/7000 AppSrvCE solutions. This relates to how Windows network clients validate each others addresses.For two DCOM components on ...

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Is there a way to enable/disable the logging feature in ArchestrA Logger (SMC-> PC56-OPC)?

You can enable/disable the logging feature in ArchestrA Logger and control the logging features by the following attachment.(see attachment)...

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Is Linux available on the PC56?

We do not offer a PC56 loaded with Linux. It is possible to install Linux on the PC56, but the drivers to handle the backplane and the special features (LED screen, switch, temperature sensor) are not available, so it will behave like any embedded PC.However the MVI56E-LDM (Linux...

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How can I setup the PC56-SLS solutions to work with redundant ControlLogix processors?

All redundancy will be configured and handled in the ControlLogix (CLX) equipment.   Besides a redundant-capable CPU, each chassis will need a 1756-CRM module (this takes two slots in a CLX rack), plus an ENBT module in each chassis.  This configuration uses all fo...

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Does the PC56 Echo Historian meet the "21 cfr part 11" compliance requirements?

This compliance has to do with the security and realiability of the data output of the historian; and, yes, it does.  Please see:http://www.etq.com/fdacompliance/?gclid=CIPpmOmWnJICFQgSagod5BO0RQ  for a definition of his requirement.Please see: www.echohistorian.com for...

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The PC56-CE sample program in my eMbedded Visual C, hangs my PC when I select 56SAM_FULL in the Select Active WCE Configuration Combo Box.

This is caused by a bug in Microsoft Embedded Visual C.Download and install Windows XP Service Pack 3 from Microsoft, then reinstall the PC56-CE development kit....

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What version of Windows CE is installed on the ProSoft PC56-CE inRAx PC?

The current shipping version of Windows CE installed on ProSoft's PC56-CE solutions is Windows CE 5.0, catalog rev B01....

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Can I add the 40Gb IDE hard drive to my PC56-XP to supplement the originally installed 4Gb Compact Flash Card?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to add the 40Gb IDE drive to a PC56-XP that came with a 4Gb Compact Flash (CF) card installed. Due to limitations of the PC56 BIOS, you can use either the CF card or the IDE drive; but not both.If you originally ordered your PC56-XP with the 4Gb ...

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Can I add the 40Gb IDE hard drive to my PC56-XP to supplement the factory installed 4Gb Compact Flash Card?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to add the 40Gb IDE drive to a PC56-XP that came with a 4Gb Compact Flash (CF) card installed. Due to limitations of the PC56 BIOS, you can use either the CF card or the IDE drive; but not both.If you originally ordered your PC56-XP with the 4Gb ...

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When trying to connect XML Loader, I get this error: "Failed to connect to the ECHO SDK Node PC56-HIST. -2147023174: The RPC server is unavailable." What do I do?

Please see the Technical Note attached....

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Error: "OCXPAPI could not be found" while browsing tags in PC56-HIST

The PC56 to echo configurator is able to browse for tags in a specific device only when the echo interface is stopped. By default the interface is always up and running, so to be able to browse for tags the interface has to be stopped.To stop the echo interface, Start -> All P...

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