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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By rpoet
Additionally, prepare yourself for the cost of...

Additionally, prepare yourself for the cost of the crimper you'll need to crimp the pins. Last I checked, the handheld crimping tools we have in the shop for our TE connectors are near $1k per tool....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,408
Posted By rpoet
Pelican 1510 Air. Make sure to get the lid...

Pelican 1510 Air. Make sure to get the lid organizer. I subdivide my tools with a Rubbermaid tool bag/pouch (found that at Walmart years ago) and I use zippered banker's bags to keep small tools...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By rpoet
My research said the same thing, though oddly...

My research said the same thing, though oddly enough, it appears that's just what this machine had. One contactor connected rectified DC to the magnet, and a second, reverse-wired contactor driven...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By rpoet
DC through contactor

I have an application that requires switching the polarity of 120VDC (full wave rectified from 120VAC, no filter cap) to demagnetize an electromagnet. The electromagnet will be switched on and off...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By rpoet
Sent you a PM. -rpoet

Sent you a PM.


-rpoet
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By rpoet
I have not used Medoc at all. I only posted here...

I have not used Medoc at all. I only posted here to see if I could find a source of the software for a friend. Sorry I can't be more help.




-rpoet
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By rpoet
Send me a PM with your email address. I can...

Send me a PM with your email address. I can share it via Dropbox.


-rpoet
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By rpoet
Simple answer is that they should be physically...

Simple answer is that they should be physically protected from any damage that you can reasonably expect. Will the cable be OK exposed, or does it need additional protection?

Zip tying to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By rpoet
Call IceQube. They've supplied AC units to me...

Call IceQube. They've supplied AC units to me that operate in some very challenging conditions; tropical salt air, on the open deck of a ship.


http://www.iceqube.com/


Their units are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By rpoet
Melsec V2.4

Can anyone point me toward a place to get a copy of Mitsubishi's Melsec V2.4? The local Mitsi dealer has been no help.

I have a friend who has an old PLC that has dumped its program, thanks to a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By rpoet
Electroless tin plating

I used some electroless tin plating solution to tin plate the copper traces on a PCB that I made in a class in college, years ago. The stuff worked great... on copper. Anyone have any idea if it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By rpoet
You may or may not need an isolator when sharing...

You may or may not need an isolator when sharing a current signal. It all depends on if the various devices share a common ground reference, and have isolated inputs. There are MANY threads on this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By rpoet
Since you are already using AutomationDirect...

Since you are already using AutomationDirect products:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By rpoet
And we have a winner! Thanks for the help. ...

And we have a winner! Thanks for the help.


-rpoet
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By rpoet
Pushbutton-like "button"

All,
I''m on the hunt for a device that looks like a 30mm momentary pushbutton, but instead of contact block(s) behind the panel, I need an "actuator rod" to press another switch behind the panel.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By rpoet
Touché, good sir. -rpoet

Touché, good sir.


-rpoet
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By rpoet
There are two types of countries in the world: ...

There are two types of countries in the world:
1) Countries that use the metric system
2) Countries that have landed men on the moon

:lolis:


-rpoet
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 6th, 2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By rpoet
Code-wise, I completely agree. Practically...

Code-wise, I completely agree. Practically however, a two-wire ferrule solves that problem (assuming a cage clamp design). Sometimes, you have to make it work when retrofitting machinery.

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By rpoet
What is that input coming from? Can the device...

What is that input coming from? Can the device you're monitoring create an inductive spike when it turns off? Can you use an interposing relay on that input?

A properly rated MOV in parallel...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By rpoet
Serhioromano: What jraef and I are...

Serhioromano:

What jraef and I are suggesting is to connect the 0-10V signals from the DMX ---> Analog converter to analog inputs on your PLC. Once you have those value in your PLC, you can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By rpoet
Thank you, jraef. This is exactly the approach I...

Thank you, jraef. This is exactly the approach I had in mind and was trying to suggest. I really wish more PLC vendors supported DMX natively. Beckhoff does, but they tend to be overkill for many...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By rpoet
Here we go again... An Arduino is a nice...

Here we go again...

An Arduino is a nice toy, but is in no way suited to operating in an industrial control panel. It's not hardened, rugged enough, nor does it have suitable I/O connectors for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By rpoet
You don't need a card per drive. The link I sent...

You don't need a card per drive. The link I sent you has an 8-channel card, and a 24-channel card. That will give you setpoints for 8 or 24 drives, respectively.

If you need to switch control...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By rpoet
Since no one else has commented, I'll jump in: ...

Since no one else has commented, I'll jump in:
There do exist DMX ---> MODBUS RTU modules, but they're expensive, and I've had trouble with vendors even emailing me back re. product inquiries.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 1st, 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By rpoet
If you want to connect your PLC to your WiFi...

If you want to connect your PLC to your WiFi network (assuming your PLC has an Ethernet port) get on of these, and set it up in Bridge mode:
...
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