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How can I override inputs and outputs in my DL305?
The D3-330 and D3-340 do not support overrides.
The D3-350 (Firmware V1.15 and newer) does when using a K-Seq link
FAQ ID: 96
Do you offer a 24 VDC current sinking input module for the DL305?
Yes, you can use either the D3-08NE3 AC/DC Input module, the D3-16NE3 AC/DC Input module or the F3-16ND3F DC Fast Response Input module.
FAQ ID: 107
I am using a 305 system with a LIC and a RIC. Are they compatible with the new "-1" bases?
No. You will damage the CPU and possibly other system components if you use the LIC or RIC in a "-1" base. You should consider upgrading your system to a 350 CPU and using 205 or 405 remote I/O.
FAQ ID: 111
What is the accuracy of the PLC real-time clock?
D3-330(P): No clock/calendar feature
D3-340: No clock/calendar feature
D3-350: +/- 1 minute per month
FAQ ID: 112
What is the torque specification for the terminal blocks on the DL305 modules?
0.4-0.5 Nm (0.027-0.034 lb-ft)
FAQ ID: 116
How often should I change the backup battery?
All of the units have an indicator that flashes when the battery is getting low. The typical life of the battery in these units is 5 years, but the battery should be checked every six months.
FAQ ID: 117
Does the DL305 series support DNP 3.0 protocol?
At this time, it does not.
FAQ ID: 118
How would we check this PLC to make sure that it is calibrated?
Our PLCs do not require calibration.
FAQ ID: 119
Does the DL305 series support fiber optic connections?
The DL305 series does not support fiber optic modules. There are converters on the market such as "Dymec" They make a fiber to 232 converter. The DL-205 and DL-405 are the only units that support the fiber optic Ethernet modules (H2-ECOM)
FAQ ID: 125
Do you offer precision resistors?
At this time we do not.
FAQ ID: 129
Are the DL305 bases class1 div2 Canadian rated?
Yes, the standard to reference is UL 1604, which is equivalent to CSA-213. So the CUL mark on the DL305 is recognized by CSA
FAQ ID: 130
I forgot my password, what are my options?
Once you have contacted Tech Support, someone will request that you send in your CPU to his or her attention. Always remember to save your program in your software before sending in. The program inside the CPU will be lost and irretrievable.
FAQ ID: 394
Are the fuses replaceable on the D3-08TA-2?
These fuses are non-replaceable.
FAQ ID: 662
Can I buy the DL305 base power supply separate?
No, it comes installed on the base.
FAQ ID: 703
Does the D3-232-DCU work with the IC610CPU101 CPU?
Yes it can be used to communicate to the CPU with the older software programs, like Ti-soft or Logicmaster
FAQ ID: 902
What is the SCCR rating for the DL305 PLCs?
Our PLCs are not power circuit components. The SCCR is not required for them. Please refer to UL508 177.1 and UL508A SB4.1 for details.
UL508 177.1 defines what the PLC is and UL508A SB4.1 covers the standard for the SCCR.
FAQ ID: 1196
What are the color codes for American/Canadian thermocouples?
All American/Canadian Thermocouples follow the ANSI color standard for wire coloration. Jacket color may sometimes be the main wire color, but it is not a dependable means of thermocouple type.
Type J - White/Red
Type E - Purple/Red
Type K - Yellow/Red
Type T - Brown/Red
Type N - Orange/Red
Red is always Negative.
FAQ ID: 1309
What is the proper power budget figures for the different 305 bases and style.
It depends on the base and style;
The -1 Bases show the figures for 60°C rating
The figures for the D3-08B and D3-10B are for 0-50°C
Total current for D3-0B & D3-05BDC cannot exceed 2300 mA
Ratings are in milliAmps(mA)
FAQ ID: 1345
Can a IC610MDL105A Thumbwheel Interface be used with a D3-330 or D3-340?
Yes, It uses dedicated registers for the values TCA 674-677
FAQ ID: 1500