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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:13 AM
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Posted By damica1
What type of PLC? Why does each tank need it's...

What type of PLC? Why does each tank need it's own PLC?

I would probably look at a single PLC + AdvancedHMI + a Modbus TCP controller at each location.

Modbus TCP Controller cost $200.00
PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By damica1
I don't know! I would think that if you have a...

I don't know! I would think that if you have a window with smaller dimensions then the panel window, it would act as a pop-up and you should be able to position it to open anywhere on the base...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2018, 10:12 AM
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Views: 206
Posted By damica1
As I said follow post #5. Here's just one...

As I said follow post #5.

Here's just one way a macro could be used to change windows.

Here I am checking to see if a login was successful and get the returned result code.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By damica1
Hello: First, create a PLC Control Object as...

Hello:

First, create a PLC Control Object as Change Window (Make sure Clear data after window change is checked)

Monitor an address that is not being used (Example - LW-900) Now write the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By damica1
Can you try to discover the device? It...

Can you try to discover the device?

It sounds like "RSLinx" Classic Lite ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By damica1
Not sure I understand your setup, BUT. So if...

Not sure I understand your setup, BUT.

So if your horn was wired 24vdc all the time with an "Ethernet Controlled Relay"?

You just then want to energize relay from ethernet? Is this what your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By damica1
This would just be another solution. ...

This would just be another solution.
https://www.anybus.com/products/gateway-index/specific-gateways/ethernet-ip-linking-devices/detail/ethernet-ip-to-modbus-tcp-linking-device

Then use Modbus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By damica1
You may very well be correct, I have used several...

You may very well be correct, I have used several - but never as you suggest.

But here is a manual of one that might be worth a try. As you can see by reading the manual it might require some very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By damica1
I too have used Controllbyweb and they offer...

I too have used Controllbyweb and they offer great products.

As far as the UI goes add a Maple System Hmi with all the controls you need/want then allow the people who need to manage - remote...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By damica1
Most of the quality motion detection sensors...

Most of the quality motion detection sensors provide a digital out that can be programmed at what level of detection to trigger. Example: A Large 200 Lb. person or a small 3 Lb. cat and anything...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 2nd, 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By damica1
The new CCW version 11.01 which is suppose to be...

The new CCW version 11.01 which is suppose to be out this month. It is also suppose to be able to convert between Studio-5000. And it is suppose to feel much more like Studio 5000.

They are also...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By damica1
In our remote location projects are alarms are...

In our remote location projects are alarms are setup to function this way.

We qualify each alarm,(meaning it really has to be a problem not just a bounce!!), once the alarm condition has been...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By damica1
There may be other issues that come into play,...

There may be other issues that come into play, example: is your ethernet network a 10mb or a 100mb or a 1 gb network?

There is usually some adjustments that can be made in the hardware for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By damica1
What kind of measurement device are you using? ...

What kind of measurement device are you using?

You can get various types of Flowmeters for all types of liquids, and most can be purchased with option's that will "Totalize, give FlowRate, 4-20ma,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By damica1
Can you not use Modbus Tcp?

Can you not use Modbus Tcp?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By damica1
I'm glad you have it worked out! I have to...

I'm glad you have it worked out!

I have to say Maple Support has help me several times and I must say they really know what they are doing..
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By damica1
I don't know exactly whats going on, but let me...

I don't know exactly whats going on, but let me explain how I might have done this.

If I understand - the Fault Code is actually in the 16 bit word that you are reading(If this is not correct then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By damica1
Go to their support page...

Go to their support page...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By damica1
When you say serial only do you mean RS232? If...

When you say serial only do you mean RS232? If so, then you could use Modbus RTU.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By damica1
I'm not sure exactly how you want your system to...

I'm not sure exactly how you want your system to function, but you could create 1 plc object and then create several different macros that would be for the different screen you want to change to.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By damica1
jthornton - Please forgive me as I forgot this...

jthornton - Please forgive me as I forgot this part, it's how to call the Macro.

This statement is a little misleading "So now anytime you want to change to a window - write a 1 to address...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By damica1
Create a New PLC Object and select change window,...

Create a New PLC Object and select change window, make it just like the picture I have attached (Plc Control)(Make sure "Clear Data After Window Change) is checked, the trigger address can be of your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By damica1
If your equipment allows (I would use Modbus...

If your equipment allows (I would use Modbus TCP/IP) protocol as I think it is much easier to work with.

With modbus tcp/ip you don't have to worry about making sure each unit has a modbus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By damica1
Use a signal conditional (convert Mv to Ma) put...

Use a signal conditional (convert Mv to Ma) put the signal conditional as close to the sensor as possible. This way the bulk of the cable run will have already been convert to 4-20ma .

Just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By damica1
Forgive me as I don't know anything about...

Forgive me as I don't know anything about Siemens.

But what "Function Code" are you using. If your trying to read from Holding Resisters then you should be using function code 03 - but if your...
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