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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 09:22 PM
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Views: 391
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 18th, 2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
True, but you don't have to worry about getting...

True, but you don't have to worry about getting replacement components 10 years down the road.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
In some drawings that I have done, I have used...

In some drawings that I have done, I have used different symbols for equipment terminals vs. terminal board terminals.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
If you tried to import a window from the 10.6...

If you tried to import a window from the 10.6 application and it didn't work, then I don't know how to make it work. I'm not aware of a capability to downgrade the entire InTouch application. I've...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
You could use a bit shift and load a "1" at the...

You could use a bit shift and load a "1" at the first position if height is okay and a "0" if it isn't. Run the bit shift on a timed pulse only if the conveyor is moving. If you get a "0" at the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's a fair point to make, but I'd go with...

That's a fair point to make, but I'd go with maintaining the existing standard.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
How does that work? Is it a 15 page per...

How does that work? Is it a 15 page per project/file limit, or does the software actually stop working after 15 pages?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1 (With all due respect to Ken Roach) ;)

+1

(With all due respect to Ken Roach) ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
The hoops...

The hoops (https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/complying-made-usa-standard).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I'd suggest climate controlled panels for the...

I'd suggest climate controlled panels for the equipment in the hot, dirty area.

I think that the fear of using fiber optics is irrational, but the fiber signals would have to be converted to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I don't know about Win 10, but I've successfully...

I don't know about Win 10, but I've successfully run that version on Win 7 Pro. Net DDE is no longer supported and there might be some other functions (such as SendKeys and MessageBox) that you'd...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
The Integer data type is not your problem. The...

The Integer data type is not your problem. The low resolution electronics on the 1769-IF4XOF2 analog input module is your problem. That particular module only offers 8 bit resolution.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
In an application that genuinely requires...

In an application that genuinely requires trending, I'd prefer to go with a full blown, PC based HMI. The C-More panels are an excellent choice for the smaller, simpler applications for which they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
ControlLogix isn't a "PLC family" in the old...

ControlLogix isn't a "PLC family" in the old sense of the word. If it were, it would have long since been replaced with a newer platform. Every major Revision of ControlLogix is a new and different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1

+1
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Periodic tasks are useful for functions that are...

Periodic tasks are useful for functions that are time critical, such as totalization. A periodic task that operates once per second will be far more accurate than would a 1 Second timer pulse driving...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes. If one branch transitions Off in the same...

Yes. If one branch transitions Off in the same sweep as another branch transitions On, the ONS will never see the Off state.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Based upon what you are saying, it should work,...

Based upon what you are saying, it should work, but I would NEVER parallel multiple branches to a single one shot. You're just begging for trouble when you do that. The one shot requires a transition...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I have no complaints. That said, I've only used...

I have no complaints. That said, I've only used them with AD PLCs.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
So, did everything return to normal after this...

So, did everything return to normal after this event occurred? If it was a one time glitch, then perhaps it was due to a transient brownout in your power. Are the computers running on separate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
355/113 is a very close approximation of Pi, much...

355/113 is a very close approximation of Pi, much closer than is 22/7.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Obviously, your Historical Logging stopped. DST...

Obviously, your Historical Logging stopped. DST can cause this, when the clock is set back an hour, as can lack of disk space, although that is an issue that I haven't seen lately.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yep. "AND the output AND NOT the output" works...

Yep. "AND the output AND NOT the output" works for AlwayOff, while "Not AlwaysOff" works for AlwaysOn.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Not every PLC has an AlwaysOn or AlwaysOff bit....

Not every PLC has an AlwaysOn or AlwaysOff bit. Besides, there's no confusion as to why my run permissive bit is programmed to be always on. The rung comment clearly states that there are no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Maybe not "elegant", but simple and effective. A...

Maybe not "elegant", but simple and effective. A load resistor on the DI would also work.
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