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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Ken Moore
When you deploy your Client, there is a checkbox...

When you deploy your Client, there is a checkbox for auto-logout.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Ken Moore
Move your start PB input to a rung before the...

Move your start PB input to a rung before the first timer.
Then have the PB seal in a bit such as B3:0/0.
Add a counter that counts the number of cycles, when the counter reaches it's preset, it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Ken Moore
Siemens and Foxboro IA also has the tag search...

Siemens and Foxboro IA also has the tag search feature, I think it's because there is one common database for all the tags. Most HMI packages do not have this feature. I have never seen it outside of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Ken Moore
You can change the scaling on the IO module to...

You can change the scaling on the IO module to something easier to work with.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 22nd, 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Ken Moore
Get System Variable it is a built in Instruction.

Get System Variable it is a built in Instruction.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Ken Moore
Contact E&H, they would be my first guess. ...

Contact E&H, they would be my first guess.
E&H=Endress & Hauser
https://www.us.endress.com/en
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 16th, 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Ken Moore
Are these two PLC-5's on the same DH+ network? If...

Are these two PLC-5's on the same DH+ network? If so, then reason to go through the CLX backplane. Just go PLC5 to PLC5 like it was done back in the day.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By Ken Moore
Yes, anytime I see things like N20[1], I assume a...

Yes, anytime I see things like N20[1], I assume a migrated program.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By Ken Moore
Check to see if you have an instruction that...

Check to see if you have an instruction that moves all the channels in Card 3 to N20[0] to N20[7] or something similar. Many of the older PLC5 programs had moves like that to get all the IO into...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Ken Moore
Thanks for the follow up.

Thanks for the follow up.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,204
Posted By Ken Moore
That's what I have done it the past to check...

That's what I have done it the past to check fault routines.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,204
Posted By Ken Moore
Enter a negative value into the preset of a...

Enter a negative value into the preset of a timer. Worked on older CLX platform, have not tried it in a few years.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Ken Moore
Yes, just move from AI to AO, and ensure the...

Yes, just move from AI to AO, and ensure the scaling on both sides match.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By Ken Moore
I would not allow either in my plant. Just my...

I would not allow either in my plant. Just my opinion, no offense intended.

I would have the power supply in the PLC cabinet supply the loop power and run twisted pairs per device. If I have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,572
Posted By Ken Moore
Instead of the Alarm integer equals zero in each...

Instead of the Alarm integer equals zero in each rung, I would do a rung just for the compare and use an Alarms "OK" bit in all the other rungs, easier/faster to code, especially with the ML line...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Ken Moore
I have heard, but do not know for sure, that...

I have heard, but do not know for sure, that version 11.0, no longer supports "HMI tags" and HMI tag alarming. Many older migrated RSView32 applications had old PLC5 IO mapped to tags, with scaling...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Ken Moore
You have examples of PLC-5 Indirect Addressings. ...

You have examples of PLC-5 Indirect Addressings.

Start here and follow the links:
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=23846
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Ken Moore
FT Security is setup via the FT Directory, and...

FT Security is setup via the FT Directory, and works on all machines in the Directory. I am not sure it would prevent someone from using a stand alone laptop to access restricted areas.
I have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Ken Moore
If you have a laptop with RsLinx and a null...

If you have a laptop with RsLinx and a null serial cable, you could verify the -KE works. Every little piece helps.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Ken Moore
Ken Roach's and my pinouts are not the same. One...

Ken Roach's and my pinouts are not the same. One of them should work :-)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Ken Moore
Back in the early 90's I used one of these to...

Back in the early 90's I used one of these to connect to a Foxboro DCS, I think it is a standard null modem cable.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Ken Moore
Since you are going to have a Windows machine in...

Since you are going to have a Windows machine in the middle. Why not have WonderWare read the CLX tags and then write them to the DCS?
Cleaner.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Ken Moore
Rockwell has two options for standard time...

Rockwell has two options for standard time syncing, (not for motion control).
1. The PlantPAX library has a couple of Time blocks that allow you to sync to an external time server. This only works...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 25th, 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Ken Moore
Yes, in the older platforms, out of the box you...

Yes, in the older platforms, out of the box you had ladder 2. (The "Main" routine nomenclature came along with the ControlLogix platform).You will see some really old SLC's and PLC5's with all the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 25th, 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By Ken Moore
Have you tried deleting the old one, then adding...

Have you tried deleting the old one, then adding a new one with same particulars, name and such?
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