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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,564
Posted By Lynx777
LOL! I like that one. I'll have to remember it...

LOL! I like that one. I'll have to remember it for the next time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,564
Posted By Lynx777
Several times over the years I've simply handed...

Several times over the years I've simply handed the offending person my laptop and asked them to let me know when they are finished.

Probably not the most constructive way to deal with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Lynx777
If I'm understanding your situation correctly,...

If I'm understanding your situation correctly, you can downgrade the the firmware of the new VFD to whatever the old one was and then it should talk to the PLC just like the old one did. Then you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By Lynx777
Apologies for any confusion. As has been stated,...

Apologies for any confusion. As has been stated, AB does not allow the HIM stop button to be disabled. Some manufactures do allow this and my previous statement about disabling it was simply my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By Lynx777
This KB article may help,...

This KB article may help, https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/483993

A combination of parameters 324 - 327 should allow you to control which port has the ability to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By Lynx777
You should be able to use Parameter 326 "Manual...

You should be able to use Parameter 326 "Manual Cmd Mask" to enable or disable manual control.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lynx777
For the most part I agree. 10% over, no problem....

For the most part I agree. 10% over, no problem. Higher than 15% I start worrying about the quality of construction and the basic design. Which is when I like to at least have a talk with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lynx777
That's a question for the gearbox manufacture. ...

That's a question for the gearbox manufacture. They will want to know the loading and the speed range at a minimum and probably a few other things before giving you an answer.

If your only going...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lynx777
For conveyors I like to convert everything to FPM...

For conveyors I like to convert everything to FPM and do the matching from there. Makes it easier to think through.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lynx777
If memory serves, the 525 uses Hz as it's speed...

If memory serves, the 525 uses Hz as it's speed command and the 755 can be programmed to use Hz, %, or engineering units.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Lynx777
I don't know that what I use fits the description...

I don't know that what I use fits the description of a pen style meter but it definitely fits the bill for a easy, limited feature, "go to" meter for first checks.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
We do use CCW, but mainly for backup. After a...

We do use CCW, but mainly for backup. After a VFD is installed and functioning we upload the parameters and save a copy of the configuration to a network location that then gets backed up every...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
Once I get the FW rev installed on the bench, I...

Once I get the FW rev installed on the bench, I install the drive in its new home and download the parameters from project. This way the drive matches the project exactly.
Any time I've tried to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Lynx777
Thanks Timbert :thumb::thumb:

Thanks Timbert :thumb::thumb:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
Yes, I've heard of that. Looking at AB's Find...

Yes, I've heard of that. Looking at AB's Find Download page, it looks like after FW 11 everything is signed. Prior to FW 11 there are both signed and unsigned. Maybe using the unsigned FW ver will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
In the Module Properties, under Module...

In the Module Properties, under Module Definition, if Electronic Keying is set to "Exact Match", the minor rev. does matter. Make sure the keying is set to "Compatible Module", then the minor rev....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Lynx777
Our switch does not have NAT capability, so I...

Our switch does not have NAT capability, so I don't know for sure, but my IT/OT guy tells me that yes NAT could solve the problem as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
Someone please correct me if I'm wrong on this...

Someone please correct me if I'm wrong on this one.

I'm assuming that your using the flash tool. That being said, I believe that the drive has to be stopped and disabled, also no faults present....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
I normally use the firmware update tool from AB....

I normally use the firmware update tool from AB. You should be able to get the tool and the firmware you need from the link below.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Lynx777
Yes you do need to update Logix & AOP in order to...

Yes you do need to update Logix & AOP in order to use the ver. 14 FW.

It might be easier for you to downgrade the FW and then plan on upgrading all of your drives at a later date. This assumes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Lynx777
Timbert, Do you happen to remember where you...

Timbert, Do you happen to remember where you read about this? Myself and my IT / OT guy put a fair amount of research into our problem and never came across this info. As I stated before, our fix...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Lynx777
This KB article might be useful depending on your...

This KB article might be useful depending on your network layout. With our layout we could not try it.

Access level - Everyone...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Lynx777
We had this same issue a few months ago. Two...

We had this same issue a few months ago. Two machines with Kinetix servos. They were constantly "fighting" over who the master clock should be. Setting one or the other as having higher priority...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Lynx777
Great! Glad you figured it out.

Great! Glad you figured it out.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Lynx777
The recoverable fault is most likely caused by...

The recoverable fault is most likely caused by the lack of a network connection. Once you have it configured and connected to the network, the fault should clear.
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