Siemens OP17

HMI Upgrade: Siemens OP17 6AV3617-1JC20-0AX1 Replacement

A customer recently approached us with a troublesome HMI display that was on it’s last legs. The unit in question was a Siemens OP17 6AV3617-1JC20-0AX1 HMI and although it had done a sterling job controlling a wash plant for many years it had unfortunately seen better days and an HMI Upgrade was needed. A replacement unit… Read more »

Telemecanique XY2-CH Grab Wire Safety System

Telemecanique XY2-CH Emergency Stop Safety System

We’ve recently installed a Telemecanique XY2-CH Emergency Stop Grab Wire (Trip Wire) Switch System. This was used as part of a larger PLC Control System that we designed, supplied and installed for a customer who works within the automotive parts industry. The PLC Control System is responsible for controlling the conveyor line which transfers the… Read more »

We’re now on Facebook!

We’ve finally done it and are going social! Acquire Control now has a Facebook page where you can also keep up to date with what we’ve been up to. Please feel free to drop by and ‘like us’ if you get chance! Cheers! You can find our page at

Delta DVP-12SA2 PLC

Delta PLC Software Bench Test for Machine Builder

Here’s a few pictures of some recent Delta PLC Software bench testing that we carried out for a machine builder on a Delta DVP-12SA2 PLC and Delta DOP-B HMI from Delta Electronics inc. We also setup and tested the Delta DVP-16SP (Digital) and DVP-04PT (PT100) I/O extension modules. These units are now with our customers… Read more »

Merry Christmas Everybody and Happy New Year 2013

Just a quick message wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2013. We’d especially like to say a big thank you once again to all of our customers who kindly accepted our help throughout 2012, we are truly grateful for the opportunity of working with you and look forward very much… Read more »

Telemecanique Ositrack RFID Tag XGHB320345

Telemecanique Ositrack RFID Tag System Installation

Here’s a few images showing a Schneider Telemecanique Ositrack RFID system which we recently supplied and installed for a customer. The system uses the Modbus TCP/IP communication protocol to communicate with a Proface AGP375 HMI. The Proface HMI allows you to specify multiple drivers within the HMI software which allowed us to use the same… Read more »

Palletiser Control System

Mitsubishi FX PLC Support on Palletiser

We have recently provided Mitsubishi FX PLC Support for an existing palletiser control system that was used to palletise carpet tiles. The system used by a UK Manufacturer which contained a Mitsubishi FX PLC had become problematic. After initial troubleshooting and fault finding investigation it was discovered that the Mitsubishi E150 HMI unit itself had… Read more »