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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By BryanG
Don't know the PLC. This page says it...

Don't know the PLC.

This page says it supports SQL or MySQL protocols:
https://www.phoenixcontact.com/online/portal/gb?uri=pxc-oc-itemdetail:pid=2700974&library=gben&tab=1


So really you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By BryanG
I use Red Lion HMIs, the good news is that the...

I use Red Lion HMIs, the good news is that the software is very flexible and a free download, the bad news is that Strings aren't part of the Siemens driver. You can still read/write and display...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By BryanG
Sorry no experience and they are not Keyence or...

Sorry no experience and they are not Keyence or Sick, apart from that I have stuck to the parameters of you question. :-)


https://www.micro-epsilon.cz/measurement-systems/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By BryanG
Did you try contacting Beijer, they used to sell...

Did you try contacting Beijer, they used to sell spare parts for their kit, or they offer a repair service. No idea if they still have bits for the older kit, but worth asking.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By BryanG
In my experience having your name and phone...

In my experience having your name and phone number in the panels is better than on the drawings.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 24th, 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By BryanG
Whether you can put a tapping point on the pipe...

Whether you can put a tapping point on the pipe depends on what the pipe is made of.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 22nd, 2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By BryanG
This used to work on old Beijer HMI software,...

This used to work on old Beijer HMI software, haven't tried it with Crimson, Obviously don't do this with the original file, just a copy. Open the copy with Notepad, but I think better Notepad++ and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By BryanG
Wouldn't you be better to do the string length...

Wouldn't you be better to do the string length calculation on the HMI, run the code as the data is entered, calculate the string length and put it in to the length byte on the PLC. Also Beijer used...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 16th, 2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By BryanG
I think the answer is that you are moving 'sh*t...

I think the answer is that you are moving 'sh*t load of data', is there any stuff that doesn't have to be read so often. Otherwise could you use the 'Block Control'/Request to try disabling things...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 16th, 2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By BryanG
What is your communication method between the HMI...

What is your communication method between the HMI and the PLC?
Can you do a screen shot of the communications section and its settings.

What speed is the communication link?

For a work around...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By BryanG
Cut the cable and then use something like this: ...

Cut the cable and then use something like this:

https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/interface-modules/8028015/


Don't cut the cable just wrap up the excess and use something like this:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By BryanG
I had only ever used 1GB or 2GB cards from...

I had only ever used 1GB or 2GB cards from Redlion, so out of interest I got a cheap 16GB card. Crimson 3.1 formatted it OK and I could write data to it. I wouldn't use a cheap card for a real job,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By BryanG
In the gmail settings on the gmail account you...

In the gmail settings on the gmail account you may need to enable access by less secure applications. The error message sound like a DNS problem, did you follow the advice from e_WON about setting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 25th, 2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By BryanG
I know nothing of PVs. For gmail I use: ...

I know nothing of PVs. For gmail I use:
smtp.gmail.com
port 587
tls - on
tls start tls - on


Can you browse the web if you have a laptop connected to the e_WON? You will have to set the IP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By BryanG
Just to check it isn't strange, try edit/find...

Just to check it isn't strange, try edit/find global/find, and enter Time_Array[359] as your search parameter.

You could try swapping the line over:
Fill(System.Graph.Count_Array[0], 0, 1440);...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 20th, 2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By BryanG
It depends if you are using Crimson 3.0 or 3.1. ...

It depends if you are using Crimson 3.0 or 3.1. Crimson 3.0 is limited to FAT16 formatting which according to Wikipedia has a maximum size of 2GB or 4GB depending on the cluster size. Also you are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,554
Posted By BryanG
Are you sure it isn't your Internet service that...

Are you sure it isn't your Internet service that is having problems? I use the wireless router in the ISP supplied box to connect a mobile phone to the Internet, then if I have problems on the wired...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By BryanG
Sorry only got a UK contact, but there is a...

Sorry only got a UK contact, but there is a decent list here:
https://www.mtechprinters.co.uk/panel.html


Also quite a few companies take the Epson M192 impact matrix mechanism and make their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By BryanG
You need to set FwrdToWAN = 1, that should allow...

You need to set FwrdToWAN = 1, that should allow LAN traffic on to the WAN. You are transmitting data out so I don't see any risk in this. Yes you will need to add a SIM to the e_WON and probably...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By BryanG
I was always taught not to switch on the Neutral...

I was always taught not to switch on the Neutral or Negative side, so would always use PNP in a negatively grounded system. Is that still taught?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By BryanG
I was going to start a separate thread for this...

I was going to start a separate thread for this but Gary forced my hand. The first post shows PNP connection and the next will show NPN. The most common shorting fault is to earth so the PNP is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By BryanG
The most common electrical fault is loss of...

The most common electrical fault is loss of signal, a wire breaks or a connection comes loose, you get a false 'false' signal. So to see that fault you would need to use a contact that is closed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By BryanG
Something to watch out for, the Alarm Viewer only...

Something to watch out for, the Alarm Viewer only shows current alarms, as soon as they are cleared they disappear. To see what happened you need to use the Event Viewer, this keeps a log of Alarms,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,931
Posted By BryanG
As Parky says, unless you have one thing that...

As Parky says, unless you have one thing that needs 60Amps you might be better to run different parts of the circuit off different supplies. Otherwise you are having to run lots of cables capable of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,739
Posted By BryanG
How much current can your 12V source supply? ...

How much current can your 12V source supply?
You tried 2 x 20 ohms as a voltage divider, current = Voltage / Resistance, so at 6V that would be 6/40 = 0.15Amps or 150mA and 0.9watts, Power =...
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