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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By JohnCalderwood
the last line shows the problem......you are...

the last line shows the problem......you are resetting the timer....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Is the ladder file active? Is the timer set...

Is the ladder file active?
Is the timer set elsewhere?
What resets the timer, apart from the "control bit" going off?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Aye, Don't fill up the memory with unnecessary...

Aye, Don't fill up the memory with unnecessary data areas, as you will need the memory when editing ladder rungs, as the PLC creates a copy of the rung you are editing : so if it is a biggie, it will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Hi Phil, I think with the PLC5, the limit is...

Hi Phil,

I think with the PLC5, the limit is the actual processor memory, not sure I have seen a limitation of 2000.

Go onto the tab from \project\controller\Controller properties and see what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By JohnCalderwood
RSLinx Classic V2.10.18 is available for download...

RSLinx Classic V2.10.18 is available for download at the link posted above

https://compatibility.rockwellautoma...aspx?crumb=112
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By JohnCalderwood
UK List Price : L73 - 6850 L83E - 7430

UK List Price :

L73 - 6850
L83E - 7430
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By JohnCalderwood
We had an L83 installed on a Press Line late last...

We had an L83 installed on a Press Line late last year.
It was put in for a small application, with a view to also using it to replace 3 of our 1785-L80C PLCs, which control the rest of the Press....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By JohnCalderwood
RheinhardtP, attached are a couple of photos...

RheinhardtP,

attached are a couple of photos of the testroom

Work in progress as usual, other users of the room not as OCD as I am...!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I was given an (almost empty) room to make a test...

I was given an (almost empty) room to make a test and training facility.
We had the wooden benches already, so they have boxes under the worktop for storing various spare parts, cables, keyboards...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By JohnCalderwood
As someone who came in to a site 5 years ago,...

As someone who came in to a site 5 years ago, that had and still has a good number of Rockwell PLCs of all vintages, and Wonderware HMI, I can add my penny's worth..

1) create an install base of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Hey CaspianSage, sounds like a plan.... ...

Hey CaspianSage,

sounds like a plan....

Any chance of a copy of 6200 PLC5?
I had thought it was long dead....

many thanks
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Yes, we bemoan the passing of the 1785 and 1771...

Yes, we bemoan the passing of the 1785 and 1771 range...because we have lived, breathed and swore at it for so many years...(since 1988 in my case, and over 3 different industries).
Only last week I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Hi gripster, was going to suggest the...

Hi gripster,

was going to suggest the Network Cabs ones. I bought a fair number of them last year to install our Stratix switches for our Ethernet Network.

The bigger ones are more robust, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By JohnCalderwood
still V10.01 here in the UK....

still V10.01 here in the UK....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Nothing there.....empty shop?

Nothing there.....empty shop?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By JohnCalderwood
the troubleshooting manual for the 1747-SN says...

the troubleshooting manual for the 1747-SN says that the error code is here:



so............what is your error code?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By JohnCalderwood
this is my second message as my first was...

this is my second message as my first was wrong....:zzzzz:

you use the bus connectors on the base, so the communications should be there.
Will you get a rack fault indication if there no module...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By JohnCalderwood
OK, misread your original post... here is...

OK, misread your original post...

here is the rest of the trouble shooting info.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By JohnCalderwood
No wonder I was confused........

No wonder I was confused........
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By JohnCalderwood
What version of 5000 are you running?

What version of 5000 are you running?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By JohnCalderwood
1747-ASB red fault light solid - Major fault (see...

1747-ASB red fault light solid - Major fault (see attached)

1794-ASB flashing green - thinks PLC in program or test mode, so not communicating with 1794-ASB, probably a consequence of the major...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,945
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I live within striking distance of the biggest...

I live within striking distance of the biggest arms dump and nuclear submarine base in the UK, that is so dangerous at any time, that even though many Scots do not want it, they cannot relocate it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Because the racks need different DC voltages.... ...

Because the racks need different DC voltages....

see this recent thread...
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=113628
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By JohnCalderwood
https://compatibility.rockwellautomation.com/Pages...

https://compatibility.rockwellautomation.com/Pages/MultiProductDownload.aspx?crumb=112

According to this, you can get firmware up to V20.019
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,116
Posted By JohnCalderwood
as far as I can see, the guy got a bargain...! ...

as far as I can see, the guy got a bargain...!

What does he have to greet about?
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