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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By JordanCClark
I'm rather surprised no-one recommended...

I'm rather surprised no-one recommended AdvancedHMI. While it should be somple to log it to a csv file, it is based on Visual Studio, so working with Excel files directly should be possible.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By JordanCClark
I had written an AOI for it a while back. ...

I had written an AOI for it a while back.

Here is a rung you can import and, hopefully, pop in all the datatypes and AOIs.

And if it doesn't, I'll always think it should have... ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By JordanCClark
The old tubing mills I used to work on (circa...

The old tubing mills I used to work on (circa 1940's) were a set of DC motors on a single drive. Each motor had a large rheoatat on the field winding to individually set the motor speed. The slip...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By JordanCClark
Given the motor, what he really needs is a clutch...

Given the motor, what he really needs is a clutch control that accepts an analog input. Just popping on a VFD won't control the clutch.

The important question is the application. Is this really...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,399
Posted By JordanCClark
I'm also going to resurrect this for a moment... ...

I'm also going to resurrect this for a moment...

I have a couple of machines that have a 1783-NATR on them, Unfortunately, the 1783-NATR will not allow PTP sync to my time server because they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By JordanCClark
You'll get better results if you post in the...

You'll get better results if you post in the 'Live PLC Questions and Answers' portion of the forum. Not many people frequent here.

That said, check out this thread:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By JordanCClark
For development? I think it's Ethernet only for...

For development? I think it's Ethernet only for that. At least according to the installation sheet.

Otherwise, something like this (https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=5443) would take care of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By JordanCClark
Been using flat screen TV's driven by Raspberry...

Been using flat screen TV's driven by Raspberry Pis as Ignition Clients.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By JordanCClark
Glad you got it working!

Glad you got it working!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By JordanCClark
Real Time Automation has external devices that...

Real Time Automation has external devices that work well.

https://www.rtaautomation.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By JordanCClark
The timer can be run off off a one-shot (or...

The timer can be run off off a one-shot (or R_TRIG, if you prefer).

The caveat to this method is that it only stores the result from the last pulse. If there is no flow, there is no indication of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,227
Posted By JordanCClark
I'm an end user, so I get a bit more leeway. The...

I'm an end user, so I get a bit more leeway. The robots and mixers I mentioned before are built that way by the manufacturer, and have been for many years. Again, I think you would be surprised at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,227
Posted By JordanCClark
This is quite untrue. Many small 'robots'...

This is quite untrue.

Many small 'robots' are microcontroller based. Same for material mixers for injection molding. I've made RFID fixture identity systems and testers for window regulator...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,227
Posted By JordanCClark
Taking a different tack, what about LogixPro?...

Taking a different tack, what about LogixPro? Reasonably priced, and can have a few "real-world" applications to go through.

http://thelearningpit.com/lp/logixpro.html
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,227
Posted By JordanCClark
Been doing that for a couple of years now. From...

Been doing that for a couple of years now. From Electronics Weekly, Feb. 2016:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By JordanCClark
It may also help if you say which PLC you're...

It may also help if you say which PLC you're using, as well. More complete questions usually get more complete answers. :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By JordanCClark
Been somewhere in the order of eighteen years...

Been somewhere in the order of eighteen years since I've messed with this, but I do recall that you need 'NT Link 1:N'. This needs to be set at both the PLC and each HMI.

It gets kinda fuzzy after...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By JordanCClark
It should be noted that, strictly speaking, you...

It should be noted that, strictly speaking, you could have a combination of 3-3-0-0, 3-1-1-1, 2-2-2-0, or 2-2-1-1; however, if the process doesn't really allow for this, then adding them will work. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By JordanCClark
No worries, my friend. A good sanity check never...

No worries, my friend. A good sanity check never hurts.

Unless it's from my wife. Then it can be painful. But you didn't hear that from me. :whistle:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By JordanCClark
Add them. It should always add up to six, unless...

Add them. It should always add up to six, unless I'm misunderstanding the question.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By JordanCClark
Less than or equal to 7... Today is a good...

Less than or equal to 7... Today is a good example. :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By JordanCClark
Two things immediately come to mind: Try...

Two things immediately come to mind:


Try an upload of your program. There may be a change sitting in there that you are not aware of..
There may be an Interlock [ IL(002) ] instruction in use.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By JordanCClark
I've used both Baluff and AB masters. The Balluff...

I've used both Baluff and AB masters. The Balluff is easy to set up, but AB was actually easier, in my use case.

That being said, I also isolate and use the 192.168.1.x subnet for each assembly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By JordanCClark
I've used these ATV lamps...

I've used these ATV lamps...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By JordanCClark
Have you tried exporting the tags, changing the...

Have you tried exporting the tags, changing the scope in the csv file, then importing them back in?
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