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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
The wiring here is pretty much local. Given that...

The wiring here is pretty much local. Given that I have to install a GSM modem in this system, I figure I might as well do everything via ethernet. Modbus is just fine, but I'm going to use drives...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By sparkie
Twelve high-speed inputs (except 1766-L32AWA...

Twelve high-speed inputs (except 1766-L32AWA and 1766-L32AWAA controllers)
that can be used individually as latching (pulse-catch) inputs, event interrupts, or
alternately combined as three 100...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By sparkie
I also tend to export the comments from a...

I also tend to export the comments from a program, and update as I make changes. More than once this has saved me some time when dealing with a changed program.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
Thanks for those tips. I'm all-to-aware of...

Thanks for those tips. I'm all-to-aware of caustics and their impact on electrical equipment. The fiberglass enclosures are fantastic for anywhere there isn't going to be a lot of abuse, and much...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
OkiePC, yea that is chlorine. There is a LOT of...

OkiePC, yea that is chlorine. There is a LOT of condensation in the pump house on the walls from when I went there the other day. There is an exhaust fan on a switch as well. I tested it and it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
Thanks everyone for the replies so far. I went...

Thanks everyone for the replies so far. I went over there and go some more information on the system. Though I didn't start changing setpoints as I didn't have an operator there, I did get some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By sparkie
You don't need fancy equipment and such to do...

You don't need fancy equipment and such to do this. There are a series of tedious steps that you will have to undertake, but when you are done, you will be all set up. Then you can just update...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By sparkie
Variac

Variac
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By sparkie
Your license only allows for 25 screens on that...

Your license only allows for 25 screens on that device.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By sparkie
Okay, so...what you need to do is trunk those two...

Okay, so...what you need to do is trunk those two switches if you are trying to connect them both. Try this:

switchport mode trunk such as 0/1 mode trunk

This should trunk the two switches...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
Thanks for the info so far guys. They just blew...

Thanks for the info so far guys. They just blew another pipe up, so I'm going to go through what they have at the moment and make it, well, not blow up lines. I think the PID with the VFD and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By sparkie
Do it. I'll pay attention. To OP: The...

Do it. I'll pay attention.

To OP: The position of the heaters is pretty critical too. Are these band-type heaters or just elements dipped into the tank?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By sparkie
Don't forget to save your configuration to nvram:...

Don't forget to save your configuration to nvram:

Copy running-config startup-config

Or just copy run start.

Check out this:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By sparkie
Something else I just thought about: WW has their...

Something else I just thought about: WW has their own scripting language. It isn't an offshoot of VB like a lot of HMI systems are (such as FTV and iFix). Just wanted to give you a heads up in that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By sparkie
InTouch is, as you have suggested, their HMI...

InTouch is, as you have suggested, their HMI offering. I've only ever seen it used on PC's for rather large/complex/potentially dangerous systems though, and only as an HMI.

I'm not sure about...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
I should be a bit more specific. There is a...

I should be a bit more specific. There is a holding tank with the 4 float switches. This is fed by 4 well pumps that are just ran from contactors. I appreciate that document mdim, I'll give it a read...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By sparkie
I'm with you. I don't think they are all that...

I'm with you. I don't think they are all that rugged of machines. I just used a P2000 for a project. AD tech support is great, though. I also agree with you about them starting their numbers at one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By sparkie
One software I have not seen on here is EZ...

One software I have not seen on here is EZ Schematic Pro. It is a bit of an oddball software, but its pretty cheap (around $100) and it is straight forward and simple to use.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By sparkie
Pump House Controls - Line Pressure PI(D?)

So went to check out a pump house job the other day that feeds roughly 150 residences. There is a storage pit/tank that holds water from 4 separate well pumps with a 4-float system. There is also a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By sparkie
The analog discovery 2 is a nice board. I'm happy...

The analog discovery 2 is a nice board. I'm happy with it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By sparkie
I thinking along your lines now. You really have...

I thinking along your lines now. You really have to dig in and see how much data is being served. I wouldn't rule out a physical problem with that computer's network connection either. In fact, I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By sparkie
Another way is to open a command line window in...

Another way is to open a command line window in the guest and in the host. In each one type:

ipconfig

You will get several outputs. Look for something like this:


Ethernet adapter VMware...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By sparkie
I recall an issue with a scanner and a very old...

I recall an issue with a scanner and a very old control logix ethernet/IP card. It was only half duplex, so the keyence camera I was hooking up to it couldn't hold a constant communication. Once I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By sparkie
Those ZM303's are good indicators. I used to...

Those ZM303's are good indicators. I used to maintain lots of them, but I never had to use Ethernet/IP, as we were just sending in-motion weights out over serial with photo eyes. Thanks for the info,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 596
Posted By sparkie
Man, I would like to know what integrator did...

Man, I would like to know what integrator did this work.
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