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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By jstolaruk
Explore latches - latch & unlatch.

Explore latches - latch & unlatch.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By jstolaruk
I would make a constant tag of the udt, reset all...

I would make a constant tag of the udt, reset all bools in the tag browser and call it "AllFalse". When I want to clear another tag of the same type I just copy AllFalse to it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By jstolaruk
OR the original UDT you wanted to define with (4)...

OR the original UDT you wanted to define with (4) dints could be a UDT with a bunch of boolean data types, each with a unique name. Don't worry about the DINT organization (unless you have to).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By jstolaruk
Yes, with a description but the addressing would...

Yes, with a description but the addressing would still be by bit.
OR you could create another UDT (or 4 UDTs) with 32 Boolean members and give each a unique name. Then instead of DINTS you would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jstolaruk
In RSLinx, on the processor that has the yellow ?...

In RSLinx, on the processor that has the yellow ? as you described earlier.

If it doesn't drop a menu with a EDS download option, you can get it here...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jstolaruk
If you have 3.9ish or higher you should be good,...

If you have 3.9ish or higher you should be good, do a right mouse button click on the PLC with the triangle, you may be able to upload the EDS file right from the PLC (I don't have one in front of me...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jstolaruk
What is your RSlinx version and you may need the...

What is your RSlinx version and you may need the EDS file for that PLC installed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By jstolaruk
I would load the Ultraware software on another...

I would load the Ultraware software on another computer and use that for testing until you're satisfied it can be connected to the machine's computer.

I may be preaching to the choir here but if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By jstolaruk
Yes

Yes
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jstolaruk
Also, what is your PLC's part number? Some older...

Also, what is your PLC's part number? Some older flavors of Compactlogix are not upgrade-able above v19/v20. And some newer versions of hardware can not run with older versions of software.

In...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By jstolaruk
The text edition portion was just to describe the...

The text edition portion was just to describe the differences and is NOT required.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By jstolaruk
Save the project as a L5K image and rename the...

Save the project as a L5K image and rename the L5K file. Open this new L5K file with Studio and a dialog will open that allows you to change the destination project file name AND and in the lower...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By jstolaruk
A ML1200 can be an A, B, or C series (though 2...

A ML1200 can be an A, B, or C series (though 2 ports indicates its probably a C). The reason you can't communicate through the port that the VB6 computer is connected to is because it is configured...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By jstolaruk
If your boss doesn't understand that there will...

If your boss doesn't understand that there will be the occasional glitch, either mechanical or electrical, and doesn't build that into his project costs, he's always going to be disappointed.

When...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By jstolaruk
Sorry, I don't recognize "FT Studio for FTView...

Sorry, I don't recognize "FT Studio for FTView Bundle RO", I'm expecting to see "FT View Studio Machine Edition" if you're trying to open a ME project. Your license may be for a SE project?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By jstolaruk
Open the FactoryTalk Activation Manager to see...

Open the FactoryTalk Activation Manager to see the status of your license.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By jstolaruk
I wondered the same. "The gateway acts as a...

I wondered the same. "The gateway acts as a Slave/Adapter on both networks." has me wondering; an inquiry to Anybus may clear that up.

ps: if it can act as a Ethernet/IP slave and a Ethercat...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By jstolaruk
Google is your friend. Anybus X-gateway ...

Google is your friend.

Anybus X-gateway EtherCAT Slave - EtherNet/IP Adapter...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By jstolaruk
Been there, done that, annoying isn't it. Fixed...

Been there, done that, annoying isn't it. Fixed future installs with a lamacoid tag mounted nearby and wire-wrapped to the sensor's cord.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By jstolaruk
I have accomplished the same by exporting the...

I have accomplished the same by exporting the project as a L5K file and then re-loading it; seems to clean-up whatever is causing the crash. YMMV.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By jstolaruk
Its called out as digital common.

Its called out as digital common.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By jstolaruk
Should work find, make sure the digital input...

Should work find, make sure the digital input SNK/SRC jumper is jumpered for SRC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By jstolaruk
You could monitor the string for changes by...

You could monitor the string for changes by comparing it to the last version and when the change occurs, deposit it into a FIFO buffer, then re-establish the changed string as the "Last" string.

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By jstolaruk
What is your exact data types - give an example...

What is your exact data types - give an example of the tag definition.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By jstolaruk
yeah, they are NOT cheap.

yeah, they are NOT cheap.
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