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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Geospark
No need to. Once you mentioned "LIM" the first...

No need to. Once you mentioned "LIM" the first time I did understand this to be referencing the LIM instruction in the PLC specifically. My mention of the limiting in the HMI was additional to your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By Geospark
On the whole "should we or should we not use...

On the whole "should we or should we not use conditional subroutines" topic, I do have somewhat differing views to what I've read in the main here, but I will simply add my usual adage - it should be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By Geospark
Yes, you can do native limiting on many HMI...

Yes, you can do native limiting on many HMI products, but it's usually best to do it in the controller. Just watch for the year limits you've mentioned as we're dealing with a MicroLogix 1400...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Geospark
OK, that's interesting. I hadn't come across that...

OK, that's interesting. I hadn't come across that before (...stores to memory banks...). I can't find any references to either the offending update or the fix update on the Rockwell KBase though.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By Geospark
Just be careful when writing to the MicroLogix...

Just be careful when writing to the MicroLogix Real Time Clock (RTC). There are a couple of good practice rules you should try to follow. One of them springs to mind after viewing your screenshot...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Geospark
Hi Dustin, In the KB 1071234 technote there...

Hi Dustin,

In the KB 1071234 technote there are 17 listed issues related to the Meltdown/Spectre Vulnerabilities. None of these seem to be directly related to RSLogix 500 v9 under Windows 7 x64...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Geospark
If it's just a base unit MicroLogix 1400 and...

If it's just a base unit MicroLogix 1400 and continuously power cycling it does not clear the solid red FAULT LED, then yes, it is most likely an unrecoverable hardware fault or an internal memory...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Geospark
I don't recall that specific issue (RSLogix 500...

I don't recall that specific issue (RSLogix 500 v9x/Win 7 x64/KB update) or at least it doesn't ring any of my bells?

All I have found after a quick search are these technotes which are somewhat...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By Geospark
Just a passing confirmation and comment... ...

Just a passing confirmation and comment...

1083785 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1083785) - CCW & ISaGRAf: The project data is corrupted
Last Updated:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By Geospark
Don't shoot the messenger!...

I sense the frustration here in the thread, but I don't think they are dealing with this in a off-handed or couldn't care less manner? By my reading of the situation, the "plan" has already been...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By Geospark
You may possibly have another Windows 7 Update...

You may possibly have another Windows 7 Update that is not listed in the technote but which also affects your CCW installation?

While this one is proving frustrating here for many users, I would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Geospark
Just a couple of subtle corrections here... ...

Just a couple of subtle corrections here...

Firstly, if I may, A v21 Logix Designer project file will not open full stop in any newer version of Logix Designer. It will have to be converted to v30...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Geospark
You will receive varying opinions on this one,...

You will receive varying opinions on this one, but my best advice is to at least consider installing RSLogix 5000, at which ever versions you think you will require (up to v20), on either a separate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Geospark
Nice option! They're going to demo it for...

Nice option!

They're going to demo it for you, yeah?

I had read a short bulletin on the GuardLink products some time ago but had forgotten about them. I'd be very interested to hear what they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,629
Posted By Geospark
Hi Grant, That's good news on the Turck...

Hi Grant,

That's good news on the Turck setup.



By "system" are you referring to RSNetWorx for DeviceNet?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Geospark
How to address this issue?...

I've had to jump this hurdle a few times in the past...

677524 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/677524) - PanelView 800: Tag Addressing with MicroLogix 1400...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Geospark
By the sounds of it, you are more used to the...

By the sounds of it, you are more used to the traditional hardwired Safety circuits wired to dual redundant Safety relays for monitoring. Here, the Safety relay performs as the logix solver and may...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Geospark
Yes, the newer method of limiting controllers to...

Yes, the newer method of limiting controllers to a maximum "Node" count ensures that we cannot saturate the controller's Ethernet connections (TCP/CIP) with all I/O communications. The Node limit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Geospark
Quite cold here at the moment too...

Quick comment as I'm of home now...

This morning 2 out of our 3 Air Compressors for the plant failed to start (duty - 2 in use 1 in standby). One threw repeated errors either "VSD Fault 7" or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Geospark
Bug Fixes...and then some...

Like nearly all new major releases there will be "Corrected Anomalies", but quite often that is just a small part of what is contained within a new release. There are lots of new features,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,537
Posted By Geospark
Hi & Welcome to the Forum! Thanks for your...

Hi & Welcome to the Forum!

Thanks for your OS specific feedback. Yes, the particular Windows OS updates that may cause this issue are mentioned in the technote we have linked here and the one you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Geospark
Firmware does not change controller model numbers...

Not possible...

If the 5370 L1 CompactLogix controller is physically a 1769-L18ER controller, then at no point in its existence will it or can it be referred to as now being a 1769-L19ER...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Geospark
This "Eltima" has me intrigued now, having been...

This "Eltima" has me intrigued now, having been mentioned twice? I shall endeavor to read up on them tomorrow, given the chance.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Geospark
I'll try and be "Compact"!...or not?...

Hi widelto,

Not to confuse the issue here but it looks like we can't seem to get away from this Dual IP Mode, or the CompactLogix controllers in general? This is the confusion I was all too...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Geospark
Just to point out that Rockwell Automation's...

Just to point out that Rockwell Automation's FactoryTalk Activation Manager fully supports the use of VPN connections to access Server based licensing solutions. However, it is not Rockwell's...
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