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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Alan Case
IP addresses and subnet masks

Hi.
My understanding of a class C address for example 192.168.210.10 was that it could only communicate with devices on the 192.168.210.X range when a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 was used. Changing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. I assume that the port of a Stratix switch...

Hi.
I assume that the port of a Stratix switch is grounded.
When you then series through a run of EN2TRs then there is no connection that I know of via the card.
Interesting reading from the ODVA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By Alan Case
Hi Jesper. I have definitely never seen that...

Hi Jesper.
I have definitely never seen that done with a cat 5 cable.
Regards Alan Case
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By Alan Case
Shielded Cat 5 cables

Hi.
Does anyone here know the advantages of using shielded cat 5/6 cables in lieu of unshielded when joining together Rockwell Powerflex 753 VFDs in a Device Level Ring. (DLR)
The VFDs are fitted...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. Thanks to you both for the help. My PME...

Hi.
Thanks to you both for the help.
My PME is version 6.5
Are you able to create a 6.5 version for me please.
I owe you big time for this. If there is anything you need a hand with this side of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Alan Case
The later versions have more features that the...

The later versions have more features that the firmware of the earlier processors would not recognise.
A lot of work places / factories are happy with the firmware version they are running.
They...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Alan Case
Versa Pro Printout or Conversion

Hi.
Hopefully for Steve Bailey.
I saw from some earlier posts that you converted a Versa Pro program to a pdf file for another member.
I am in the same situation. I have a .flb file that I cannot...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,654
Posted By Alan Case
Thanks for the info. Saved me a lot of...

Thanks for the info.
Saved me a lot of heartache.
Now to find a way to get that diagnostic info out of the Stratix into the PLC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Alan Case
Hi Rittal SM 2414.500 and SM 2414.000 ...

Hi

Rittal SM 2414.500 and SM 2414.000

http://www.rittal.com/products/ArtikelDatenblatt.asp?sub=stamm&Artnr=2414500&lang=GB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Alan Case
Don't worry, I found the answer. I actually...

Don't worry, I found the answer.
I actually asked the same question here 4 years ago.
Regards Alan Case
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Alan Case
Earthing cutter

Hi.
Has any one here seen of or heard of a tool that is used in a drill to remove the paint from a panel before an earth lug is bolted to it. Almost like a milling cutter with a pilot drill bit. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,107
Posted By Alan Case
I have a slightly similar system. 3 EN2Ts on...

I have a slightly similar system. 3 EN2Ts on 192.168.211.XXX, 192.168.212.XXX and192.168.213.XXX all with a mask of 255.255.255.0
These 3 networks talk to multiple VFDs and IO units.
I also have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,378
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. Interested in what part of the control the...

Hi.
Interested in what part of the control the L61 does for the points.
From my small amount of experience with railway control/signalling there was no way known a normal plc would be allowed near...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By Alan Case
Hi Donnchadh. That is correct. Wondering wether...

Hi Donnchadh.
That is correct. Wondering wether I can modify or make a new EDS to allow tags for the device to appear like you can for the Cognex.
Regards Alan
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By Alan Case
EDS & AOPs

Hi.
I am trying to understand the functionality of the the new EDS features and how they relate to add on profiles in RSLogix 5000 version 20.

Scenario.
Contrologix rack with a EN2T connected to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 3rd, 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. The kingfisher has the ability to talk DF1...

Hi.
The kingfisher has the ability to talk DF1 half duplex so 232 comms needed.
Regards Alan
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 3rd, 2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By Alan Case
Controllogix version of 1763-NC01

Hi.
I need to connect the serial port of a ControlLogix PLC (DB9) to a serial port of a Kingfisher telemetry unit (RJ45 style plug) It is easy to do with a micrologix unit as I can use the 1763-NC01...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,816
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. The free software from rockwell does...

Hi.
The free software from rockwell does exactly what you want.
You can schedule when you want to extract the logs from the PLC and where you want to store the excel spreadsheet with the data....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Alan Case
Hi Ronny. Make good use of Hyperterminal...

Hi Ronny.

Make good use of Hyperterminal for testing.

Regards
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. Do you want to send a string such as "1234"...

Hi. Do you want to send a string such as "1234" to the unit or the ascii representation of 1234.

If it is just a string then the DTOS instruction will do the job.
If you require to send the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,816
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. Use the inbuilt data log function of the...

Hi.
Use the inbuilt data log function of the micrologix 1400.
Then use the free data log extraction tool from Rockwell that will extract the data from the ML1400 into a spreadsheet at the times you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,921
Posted By Alan Case
I quite often use Citect to play wav files to...

I quite often use Citect to play wav files to notify operators.
My favourite is the robot on Lost in Space saying "Danger, Will Robinson, Danger" when there is something I need to get their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,887
Posted By Alan Case
Hi. Found the problem. (my fault as usual) I...

Hi.
Found the problem. (my fault as usual)
I had the yellow connection fault icon mistaken with the icon for the items are not there icon.
There was something wrong with every node I had installed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,887
Posted By Alan Case
Hopefully this wont be the case with these. We...

Hopefully this wont be the case with these.
We have about 30 of them in 3 rings.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,887
Posted By Alan Case
Hi Kid At present the system is not setup for a...

Hi Kid
At present the system is not setup for a fibre ring. It is sitting in our workshop with only 1 remote unit connected (ie 2 ETAPs) so we are testing using the ETAPs as fibre to copper...
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