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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By _Dock_
Folks won’t write your homework for you but all...

Folks won’t write your homework for you but all will help you through it. Post screenshots of what you have so far.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By _Dock_
Yes the Ethernet encoder is plenty fast enough....

Yes the Ethernet encoder is plenty fast enough. What is of concern here is the tolerance you need for positioning. If you have a tight stop tolerance say better then +\- 10mm you need to use the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By _Dock_
I’m not aware of any restrictions like that....

I’m not aware of any restrictions like that. UL508a does specify clearance for bending wires though. With small gauge and plenty of clearance it is a non issue most times.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By _Dock_
Universal robots?

Anyone have any experience with them? Or cobots in general? I was recently exposed to universal robots and was quite impressed with their software platform and how everything worked. Seems like the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By _Dock_
There was some bugish firmware that came on some...

There was some bugish firmware that came on some kinetix around that time frame. Make sure that you’re running the latest version. But as you know, this can solve one problem and create another.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By _Dock_
Never mind, I see now you said NOT in an...

Never mind, I see now you said NOT in an enclosure, sorry.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By _Dock_
The only ones I have ever seen were from TCI. I...

The only ones I have ever seen were from TCI. I have not used these so I dont know about quality, I have just seen them in plants before.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By _Dock_
They are terminals, as said above. You have a...

They are terminals, as said above. You have a contactor, then overload, then wires are run to terminals, most likely on a terminal strip in the enclosure.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By _Dock_
I can’t tell exactly but it appears to have an...

I can’t tell exactly but it appears to have an alias. If the alias does not exist in the imported routine then that is why you were getting the error on the tag. The import will only match and create...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By _Dock_
He is correct. You need to set gateway addresses...

He is correct. You need to set gateway addresses to the devices.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By _Dock_
Unfortunately I donít have an answer but have...

Unfortunately I donít have an answer but have experienced the same thing, the dates are wrong in the history log as well if you use the export feature.

My workaround was to key a few know buttons...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By _Dock_
What operating system? I’ve never been able to...

What operating system? I’ve never been able to get V26 to run successfully on windows 10. I can only get V26 to run correctly on windows 7.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By _Dock_
Ron, We posted at the same time, as always...

Ron,

We posted at the same time, as always tour teacher ways is better then my brief synopsis. See Ron’s post.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By _Dock_
There is no way im aware of that a program would...

There is no way im aware of that a program would delete a rung UNLESS that program was being booted from external memory that wasn’t updated. If a power failure occurred and a program booted from a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,572
Posted By _Dock_
I would agree with your statements. However...

I would agree with your statements. However everything pre V31 was by far more buggy and slower then it is post V31. I opened a V26 program the other night on a conventional install on a 1 Tb SSD and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By _Dock_
About as likely as a dead president coming back...

About as likely as a dead president coming back to life and running for office this year. Send the bill and advise them to leave the machine alone next time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By _Dock_
All I have to add is the obvious that you use a...

All I have to add is the obvious that you use a common across all three devices. This should be a given but I’ve seen many times when simple things wouldn’t work because of an isolated common.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,597
Posted By _Dock_
It was a prosoft slave module in a compactlogix...

It was a prosoft slave module in a compactlogix chassis. It was in 2015, the only data in and data out was in INT. Everything had to be manipulated before or after. Obviously I got through it but I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By _Dock_
Install the patches and also set the program to...

Install the patches and also set the program to boot always as run as administrator.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By _Dock_
Yes but domestic USA only. I have had problems...

Yes but domestic USA only. I have had problems out of the USA and had to go back and check bags.

I carry a veto meter tool bag inside my backpack that I set out on the belt at tsa even through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By _Dock_
Another thought.... You must consider the...

Another thought....

You must consider the weight of the luggage also. The one you listed that has all the organization is already 23 pounds empty.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By _Dock_
I’ve worked with a number of service techs in...

I’ve worked with a number of service techs in lots of different industry and pretty much all of the seasoned ones do a hard case with various tool bags. The main reason is that it just works and you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By _Dock_
I’m not sure with keyence but banner published...

I’m not sure with keyence but banner published aoi for this exact example. Import the aoi and create your tags. The aoi takes the raw io link data and will convert it to something meaningful like a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 6th, 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By _Dock_
Iím glad that it works out for you. There are...

Iím glad that it works out for you. There are many applications in automation that a human canít possibly manipulate emulate data fast enough or accurate enough to get real world results from an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By _Dock_
Are you able to divulge what you are trying to...

Are you able to divulge what you are trying to accomplish? Any emulate program for any software is a bit of hocus pocus anyway. The results you want may net be the results you can get with emulate.
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