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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 659
Posted By DwSoFt
I have seen this done before and it does allow...

I have seen this done before and it does allow the generated power to be used by the other motor. It was in effect a huge rectifier. And then ,common DC bus to 8 "1/2drives" as I called them as they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,174
Posted By DwSoFt
I agree. These recruiters don't know anything...

I agree. These recruiters don't know anything about the job requirements other than what the client wrote .. and that you would actually be a great candidate given the choice. Keep on keeping on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 908
Posted By DwSoFt
OkiePC would probably be helpful. Have you tried...

OkiePC would probably be helpful. Have you tried their tech support?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By DwSoFt
It barks at me one one I inheritated (6.1) and...

It barks at me one one I inheritated (6.1) and then closes itself after 72 hours. I leave both plugged in and just disable the dev one when not needing it. Via device manager
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By DwSoFt
I don't trust these. I usually either use a...

I don't trust these. I usually either use a usb-485 adapter on my computer. Or I use the adapters on site in a scenario like yours. Or even both to find where the problem lies.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,623
Posted By DwSoFt
Is this an existing install where ifix is already...

Is this an existing install where ifix is already talking to the roc? Or do you need to add the connection. If you need modbus on the 364 (rather than native roc protocol) you need to have a user...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By DwSoFt
I agree. Thank you everyone. Hope i can also...

I agree. Thank you everyone. Hope i can also help people as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By DwSoFt
Bump

Bump
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By DwSoFt
You will.need to use a timer off the pushbutton...

You will.need to use a timer off the pushbutton and.............................compare blocks once released and.............................then latch in a sequence.

Maybe show us what you.have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By DwSoFt
Free software but its a pretty good piece of...

Free software but its a pretty good piece of software for the price of it and its controllers LOL
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By DwSoFt
E WON Questions, Horner, Siemens Logo6, etc Controllers

Ok, here is the Deal.


I Have a New small client, has asked me to look after a variety of Locations. Each was built by a seemingly different company before being bought by my New client, so there...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By DwSoFt
This is exactly what i was going to suggest, and...

This is exactly what i was going to suggest, and is what i currently use, as then each company can control what they send and done send to the other company.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By DwSoFt
do your research ...

do your research


http://www.simplymodbus.ca/FAQ.htm


also, it is good Simulation software.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By DwSoFt
+1 for Ken. It works well while keeping...

+1 for Ken. It works well while keeping everything separate.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 23rd, 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By DwSoFt
I recommend the plccable.com cable above as well,...

I recommend the plccable.com cable above as well, i use it occasionally, without problems.


i have ordered 2 dozen USB serial cables from there as well, and they have been excellent


going to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By DwSoFt
Funny Guy I ended up using the Redlion...

Funny Guy

I ended up using the Redlion Graphite screen to do Modbus for the PLC Points, and next I am looking into my Options for remote programming/support of the location.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By DwSoFt
Everyone thinks Im crazy, right?

Everyone thinks Im crazy, right?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By DwSoFt
AB 1769-L33er Ethernet to Serial DF1

Hi Guys.

On a location, I have an L33ER running an Oil Battery. one of the ethernet is for HMI, programming connections. the other is being used for remote IO.

The communications from the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By DwSoFt
The Scadalink IP100 can do the Serial to ethernet...

The Scadalink IP100 can do the Serial to ethernet as well as the serial serial DF1 I believe. Checked it out.

https://www.scadalink.com/products/scadalink-series/100-platform/ip100/

not cheap...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By DwSoFt
Yes you can do this. I have many times. If you...

Yes you can do this. I have many times. If you are do do a signal isolator then you.may be better off just using a splitter. It saves an analog output then.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By DwSoFt
I am Getting Compact IO quoted as well as Flex...

I am Getting Compact IO quoted as well as Flex IO. I do not like the springloaded design nor rack design of pointIO. I am familiar with both of these products, and if the client is willing to spend...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By DwSoFt
Thats what we use is the MDS SD-4 for 400mhz. ...

Thats what we use is the MDS SD-4 for 400mhz.

Diat is correct though, but depending on your infrastructure it may be difficult to upgrade it, as higher frequency and speed can cause other issues...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By DwSoFt
Remote IO for Compactlogix

Hi Guys. I did do alittle searching but nothing came out and answered what I want to know.

Currently, I am helping Design a control system upgrade. The old controller on site is an RTU and will be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By DwSoFt
It seems to.me that you could.just connect the...

It seems to.me that you could.just connect the PLC's Directly to SCADA why the need for an RTU firat if not doing flow meaurement?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By DwSoFt
The 107 can also do oil and gas. And they can...

The 107 can also do oil and gas.
And they can do modbus master or slave as well rather than roc protocol if needed rather than a prosoft card on the allen bradleys i prefer the redlion dsp for...
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