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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Aabeck
Not sure about RSL5K, but if more than 1 computer...

Not sure about RSL5K, but if more than 1 computer is connected in RSL500 as soon as you verify an online edit and it gets sent to the PLC the other(s) are kicked offline with a warning the processor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 11th, 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Aabeck
All the PLC's I have running off a UPS I just...

All the PLC's I have running off a UPS I just upsized the UPS the HMI computer would need and use that. I have never had a problem.

I think the 'not suitable for that' is that they don't want to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By Aabeck
I find it nice to indicate when a wire is joined...

I find it nice to indicate when a wire is joined on a terminal. I also, mostly with timers and specialty devices, mark which terminal on them each wire goes to.

However, I do remember years back...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Aabeck
But 3000 will be a leap year, as 2000 was, so...

But 3000 will be a leap year, as 2000 was, so plan accordingly for that year. Don't want to get your 19th wife mad at you for planning something March 1, 3000 and being a day early.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By Aabeck
What I do for large files is upload them to We...

What I do for large files is upload them to We Transfer, then post a link.

https://www.wetransfer.com/

It's free for up to 2 GIG, and they have the files available for 7 days.

Paid service...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By Aabeck
I use these from McMaster: ...

I use these from McMaster:

https://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/124/1924/=1dy94l4

Depending on the inside connection they range from $21 to $52. Install in a round hole, so no machining. And they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By Aabeck
Padees, I feel your pain - I have 2...

Padees,

I feel your pain - I have 2 customers that think there working PLC's are fine. One is a SLC100, the other a PLC2-30 shoebox (Bootbox?) I have to keep the PCIS and 6200 software just for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By Aabeck
In Detroit Craigslist deals end up on the news. ...

In Detroit Craigslist deals end up on the news.

A couple from the suburbs selling a big screen TV drove it to the city to sell it and never got home, or the money.

2 guys were selling new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By Aabeck
(I don't smoke)

(I don't smoke)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By Aabeck
If I had a 3 day weekend, car full of gas (and a...

If I had a 3 day weekend, car full of gas (and a pair of sunglasses)...................
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Aabeck
I had a machine I connected my laptop to with a...

I had a machine I connected my laptop to with a SLC5/03.

When I tried to connect with RSLinx it wouldn't see the UIC. Then I went to Device Manager and it wasn't there either. I tried unplugging...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Aabeck
One way of testing if B ever comes on is to: ...

One way of testing if B ever comes on is to:

XIC B ------- OTL C

If B does come on C will latch on.

I do this frequently to see if something is being active or scanned when troubleshooting.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Aabeck
I have seen products that state: Made In...

I have seen products that state:

Made In America With Globally Sourced Parts

Plus, I think almost every state likes to have things that say they are made there. Michigan has a big "Michigan...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Aabeck
Also, they could operate differently - Some...

Also, they could operate differently -

Some are Light-On (closes when it sees the product or its reflection)

Some are Dark-On (closes when its reflection is blocked)

Some are field...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Aabeck
You would have to look into the type designation ...

You would have to look into the type designation
The first is PS while the second and third are PSV.
The first 2 are -LH22 while the third is -LH23

Only digging into their catalog to see what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Aabeck
I feel your pain. I have a customer with an...

I feel your pain.

I have a customer with an unloader on a conveyor line that is programmed with set/reset for everything. Except the programmer never took the power cycle or E-stop, or even a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Aabeck
For an overhead hoist I converted a problem...

For an overhead hoist I converted a problem encoder system with a Banner laser rangefinder.

It is 10 times the resolution of the encoder and gets the hoist within 1/2mm over the 35 foot travel...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Aabeck
If the analog sensor is sensing something that...

If the analog sensor is sensing something that would be off, or 0, when the right PLC output is off [say a pressure transducer that gives 0-20mA that is giving 0mA when the pump or solenoid valve is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Aabeck
I do not ever use the 24 volts coming off the...

I do not ever use the 24 volts coming off the power supply to power anything - even a single proxy. One short or wiring problem on the line and the PLC shuts down. Exactly as you are having happen. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Aabeck
It could be an intermittent short in the rack,...

It could be an intermittent short in the rack, either the backplane itself or one of the cards shorting out. I have had problems with analog cards causing shorts.

I would start swapping one IO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Aabeck
And I just got an email that Siemen's now has a...

And I just got an email that Siemen's now has a PC/PLC combo unit - so now it can be attacked in stereo.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Aabeck
Like the scientists at the nuclear plant in...

Like the scientists at the nuclear plant in Russia (if I remember right) a couple months ago that connected the secured, isolated computer network in the plant to the internet so they could mine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By Aabeck
I have had problems trying to post JPG's that...

I have had problems trying to post JPG's that were under the limit - everything looked & worked normal until I hit the submit button - then no picture. Even tried renaming it.

Another issue I have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Aabeck
If you can get a network switch or CAT5 crossover...

If you can get a network switch or CAT5 crossover cable and connect to the ML with nothing else connected, then use Wireshark to watch for the BootP request (not sure about ML's but on SLC's it only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Aabeck
I worked on a PLC that the original programmers...

I worked on a PLC that the original programmers made an I-Fix HMI for that they said could only show one alarm. So they programmed the SLC 5/05 to look for a fault out of 45 fault conditions, but if...
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