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by greg123
Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Timers without neutral
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Re: Timers without neutral

Thats what I thought - we actually disconnected the ground and it still worked. So, it didn't make sense immediatly that it could still have power with the lamp off - since there is no neutral in the timer.
by greg123
Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Timers without neutral
Replies: 4
Views: 1268

Timers without neutral

This has me puzzled - its also late here, so that might be the problem. How does a timer like this http://www.smarthome.com/images/4253adgm.gif work - without a neutral connected to the timer. As in, when the light is off - the timer is still on, without a compleated circuit. Or is the power to the ...
by greg123
Sun Jul 03, 2005 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Three phase power, from 220V line??
Replies: 7
Views: 2233

Re: Three phase power, from 220V line??

The power is used to power a lighting system that contains three dimmers.<p>Is it possible the three phase supply is used at 3 seperate circuits? ie black/white, blue/white, red/white....?
by greg123
Sun Jun 26, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Three phase power, from 220V line??
Replies: 7
Views: 2233

Re: Three phase power, from 220V line??

The colors (red, black, blue, white, green)are on the cam hoods and inside the panel is red, black and white (with grnd) which is 220.<p>This panel is used to connect into a distro unit that supplies 110 Uground and 220 T-Loc.<p>The system is installed in the warehouse and only for testing, not runn...
by greg123
Sun Jun 26, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Three phase power, from 220V line??
Replies: 7
Views: 2233

Three phase power, from 220V line??

Today, at my friends place of work I noticed they had a newly installed electrical panel with a set of cam-locks installed: Black, Red, Blue, White & Green, thus three phase power. (It had 3 and the phase symbol on the panel).<p>Inside the panel, they had a 220V line ran in, and jumped the black leg...
by greg123
Thu Dec 09, 2004 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does everyone do?
Replies: 31
Views: 5870

Re: What does everyone do?

3rd year Computer Engineering Student.....<p>only 2 more years... :p
by greg123
Wed Nov 03, 2004 6:38 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: com_port name
Replies: 5
Views: 2679

Re: com_port name

And now - to check which COMM ports you have on your system....<p>Private Sub Form_Load() Dim i As Integer<p> On Error Resume Next For i = 1 To 8 MSComm1.CommPort = i MSComm1.PortOpen = True If Not (Err.Number = 8002) Then 'Msg 8002 = invalid port number List1.AddItem "COM" & CStr(i) End If MSComm1....
by greg123
Wed Nov 03, 2004 6:37 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: com_port name
Replies: 5
Views: 2679

Re: com_port name

Sorry if some of this is redundant, post back if you have other questions:<p>Some Code Examples:<p>'Set the TX/RX parameters for the port<p>Private Sub Form_Load() Dim Data As Long<p> MSComm1.CommPort = 1 'select your com port MSComm1.Settings = "9600,n,8,1" 'this must be configured to your specific...
by greg123
Wed Nov 03, 2004 6:34 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: com_port name
Replies: 5
Views: 2679

Re: com_port name

Here are a couple replies that i've posted on another site:<p>=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= You can use the MSCOMM component to do this. Add the component from ctrl+T and selecting MScomm Control.<p>You will need to configure your program for the proper baud rate, parity and numb...
by greg123
Mon Jun 21, 2004 2:39 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Free Not-For-Resale Copy of Visual Basic .NET 2003 Stand
Replies: 26
Views: 13306

Re: Free Not-For-Resale Copy of Visual Basic .NET 2003 Stand

Tommy,<p>.Net has some to do with the internet. <p>.Net is Microsofts new language framework. Better security, integration and cross platform delvelopment are all advantages of .Net.<p>Before, with Microsoft Visual Studio, you would have to write a .Dll in C# or C++ and calling it from VB would be a...
by greg123
Sun Jun 20, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Free Not-For-Resale Copy of Visual Basic .NET 2003 Stand
Replies: 26
Views: 13306

Re: Free Not-For-Resale Copy of Visual Basic .NET 2003 Stand

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Mike: no i meant is there a way to create vb 6 programs that don't need the net framework? <hr></blockquote><p>VB6 does not require the .Net framework. Some components that you might use in your pr...
by greg123
Fri Mar 12, 2004 3:50 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Displaying contents of an ASCII file in VB
Replies: 4
Views: 1953

Re: Displaying contents of an ASCII file in VB

Does VB 1 support the .Visible property?<p>If not, they try using the enabled property. It's nicer anyway, hiding a control is ugly.<p>What about a picture box? You can print the contents to a pic box or even on the form with Me.Print var<p>Greg
by greg123
Thu Mar 11, 2004 7:15 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Displaying contents of an ASCII file in VB
Replies: 4
Views: 1953

Re: Displaying contents of an ASCII file in VB

Cesar,<p>Is your text box set to multi-line?<p>You can then open the ascii file and place it directly into the text box.<p>Open "C:\youfile.txt" for input as #1 Input #1, text1.text Close #1<p>Will read it all into the text box.<p>Does Vb1.0 offer the Rich Text Box? I am using VB 6.0 and .Net so i c...
by greg123
Mon Dec 29, 2003 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RS-232 Connectors?
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Re: RS-232 Connectors?

The link you provided is correct. See here for confirmation:<p> http://www.lammertbies.nl/picture/db9_pin_name.gif http://www.airborn.com.au/rs232.html <p>The Voltage levels for RS232 are +12 and -12, also uses negative logic meaning that a 1 or logic High is -12 and a 0 or logic low is a +12.<p>Greg
by greg123
Mon Dec 08, 2003 4:30 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Searching VB databases
Replies: 6
Views: 2645

Re: Searching VB databases

Mike,<p>Which type of database? Access, SQL, FOXpro?