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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By drbitboy
Yes, unit conversion seems like 90% of any...

Yes, unit conversion seems like 90% of any technical task. The other 10% is chasing down obscure values for one.


It is such a fundamental concept that, when I see a unit conversion thread...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By drbitboy
Ah thanks. there must have been summat else...

Ah thanks. there must have been summat else about that post I didn't like and deleted it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By drbitboy
Agreed. I thought I posted the same query that...

Agreed. I thought I posted the same query that started @Operaghost's post i.e. more or less "how would you do this manually?" but apparently it got lost.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By drbitboy
I am not sure I understand the question. ...

I am not sure I understand the question.


You are using Putty to send ASCII characters, literally using your fingers, from the PC, right?


I was assuming the final goal is to have the PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By drbitboy
I would be surprised if there is not an example...

I would be surprised if there is not an example of a similar application on this forum; The Google is your friend.


The way I would do it is treat the AWA and ARL instructions as if they were two...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By drbitboy
Ah, I thought that in the OP said you did that...

Ah, I thought that in the OP said you did that with the PLC, and were trying to get it to work with the PC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By drbitboy
Ah, so you solved the question from Post #1?

Ah, so you solved the question from Post #1?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By drbitboy
Is there any way to detect "home" external to...

Is there any way to detect "home" external to each the encoder, so could you basically do a calibration to get the encoder initialized?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
look at the links I sent. you need to add ...

look at the links I sent. you need to add



Set Ogroup = Application.CreateTagGroup(Me.AreaName)



or summat like that, before the first .Add
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By drbitboy
do you have a serial port on the PC (not PLC)?

do you have a serial port on the PC (not PLC)?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
Look at the last link I sent, especially the...

Look at the last link I sent, especially the first post that uses something like this


also https://www.google.com/search?q=vba+factorytalk+view+taggroup+tag




Dim WithEvents Ogroup As...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By drbitboy
d'Oh! I just realized that can all be done with...

d'Oh! I just realized that can all be done with a far simpler, one-statement equivalent implementation:




(* Assumes HS_cntrPV will always be in the range [0:99] *)

Trigger := (HS_cntrPV...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=1025...

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=102555


?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
Apparently there is also an easier way to do this...

Apparently there is also an easier way to do this in FTV/SE, without using VB:




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEw0ik3laww
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
That is in your PLC, is it not? Where is...

That is in your PLC, is it not?


Where is BD_SETPOINT declared and assigned in VBA code on FTView system?


For example,

1) Try
MsgBox(BD_SETPOINT)and I suspect you will get the same 424...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,371
Posted By drbitboy
No, you are not ... but that is a...

No, you are not ...



but that is a distraction.




Cf. Post #119 (https://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?p=878052#post878052): to my finely calibrated eyeball, from the dynamics...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
Where is BD_SETPOINT declared? e.g. ...

Where is BD_SETPOINT declared? e.g.



Dim BD_SETPOINT As ???



And where is BD_SETPOINT assigned a value? e.g.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By drbitboy
Here, find this with The Google: 57479 ...

Here, find this with The Google:


57479


It should be a start. Or how about this:


57480
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By drbitboy
That's not a bad, that's a good idea. Still...

That's not a bad, that's a good idea. Still doesn't solve the leading zero problem though.



I'd rather have the frontal lobotomy ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
Without the declaration of LevelTank1, we cannot...

Without the declaration of LevelTank1, we cannot guess at what the problem is. E.g. maybe it should be .Value instead of .value. Please ZIP and post all of the code.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By drbitboy
I have a MicroLogix 1100. Find items with [Best...

I have a MicroLogix 1100. Find items with [Best Offer] on eBay and offer ~60%. I got mine for $125, IIRC.



Also, Micro8xx series, as CCW software is a freebie, so I hear.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By drbitboy
post your code i.e. zip the files and attach to a...

post your code i.e. zip the files and attach to a post.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By drbitboy
I suspect one issue is the non-literal number of...

I suspect one issue is the non-literal number of pumps; try using 4 instead of #gc_NumberOfPumps throughout the program and variable declarations.


Another issue might the "of Struct." Instead...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By drbitboy
Ah, the user-defined, one-rung program under...

Ah, the user-defined, one-rung program under [Pump function] is what is used for those blocks.


In CCW I suspect you will have to replace Rung 2* with four duplicates of that [Pump function]...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By drbitboy
Trigger_val := whatever; (* e.g. 10, or 95 *)...

Trigger_val := whatever; (* e.g. 10, or 95 *)

(* Create one range upward from Trigger_val *)

Trigger_val_p10 = Trigger_val + 10 (* e.g. 20, or 105 *)

(* Create second range downward,...
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