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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 10th, 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By Ron Brown
I must agree with this. I have gotten a number...

I must agree with this. I have gotten a number of an answers to questions just be searching the forum.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Ron Brown
I would set up an array to capture the first test...

I would set up an array to capture the first test and as the items pass the second sensor for testing remove it from the array. It would be a FIFO setup in the plc. Using timing can cause a number...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Ron Brown
Well since the buttons do not have visibility set...

Well since the buttons do not have visibility set on them can you try to make a new recipe and see if the buttons show up? What about if you make a change to a stored recipe?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By Ron Brown
Take a look at some vpn switches and what they...

Take a look at some vpn switches and what they offer. I know this an older post but I just had to mention them. I used them for a number of years to get dedicated VPN connections to customers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ron Brown
The company I currently work for makes a nice...

The company I currently work for makes a nice encoder splitter/switcher. You can find the details at http://www.amscontrols.com/product/encoder-signal-splitter/

These use the standard RS232 spec...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ron Brown
I keep forgetting that. I have used a number of...

I keep forgetting that. I have used a number of the Kinetix 300 drives but only a few of the 350 drives. Sorry for any confusion.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ron Brown
You should be able to look at the drive setting...

You should be able to look at the drive setting through a web browser that supports Java if I remember correctly. This will help you configure the drive for use and point you to the status of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 88,298
Posted By Ron Brown
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By Ron Brown
If you put the PLC in the program mode the...

If you put the PLC in the program mode the default comm settings will be applied to all the ports regardless what they are set to by the programmer. This only applies while in the program mode...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,428
Posted By Ron Brown
I know this is an older thread but I just wanted...

I know this is an older thread but I just wanted to say thanks for the tips listed here. I had a problem getting RSL5K to load any program and the repair option solved it for me.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Ron Brown
That is what I was thinking also. Thanks

That is what I was thinking also.

Thanks
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Ron Brown
I currently has a pc running the think & do...

I currently has a pc running the think & do software on it. That going away with our control system but I was wanting to use the existing remote racks if at all possible.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Ron Brown
Communication Convertors

I have a project that has a few DL405EBC remote I/O racks using the H4-EBC modules. What I am wanting to do is remove the PC that is controlling the system with a Compact Logix L32E. Does anyone...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Ron Brown
Thanks for converting these for me. I am sure...

Thanks for converting these for me. I am sure there be more questions as I progress with this project.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Ron Brown
GE Fanuc Series 90-30

I am working on a project that has one of these PLC's installed already. I was able to get a copy of the ladder logic, I think anyway, but I do not have any way to open it up to look at it.

Any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,938
Posted By Ron Brown
The company I work for started using the **** vpn...

The company I work for started using the **** vpn switch for this exact purpose. I would recommend them to anyone that would like to get remote access to a system.

You can look at their site...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 12th, 2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By Ron Brown
The s7-200 series plc's have preset timers...

The s7-200 series plc's have preset timers depending on the time base and the type of timer you want to use.

I would recommend selecting a timer then pressing the F1 key to get help with them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,247
Posted By Ron Brown
What about doing the scaling in the HMI itself. ...

What about doing the scaling in the HMI itself. Most HMI's allow for this function already and you don't have to worry about it any more.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 7th, 2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,472
Posted By Ron Brown
In order to start the service you can right click...

In order to start the service you can right click on My Computer and go to manage. In the menu on the left select services. On the right side window find that license manager service and d-click...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,904
Posted By Ron Brown
You can use the USB port to program the TP with,...

You can use the USB port to program the TP with, however you must install the driver that comes with your WinCC Flex software. I tested this myself once to make sure it worked for my companies techs...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,948
Posted By Ron Brown
The company that I work for uses different PLC's...

The company that I work for uses different PLC's based on our customers requirements. We have just recently standardized on Siemens PLC's simply because of price and support. We have used many...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 15th, 2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By Ron Brown
First off it your version of DirectSoft is out of...

First off it your version of DirectSoft is out of date. It could be that the firmware in these 2 cpu's is newer then the others and that is why it will not communicate with them. If you have the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By Ron Brown
Using a 1769-HSC with ML1500

I am working on a project that is reading the length of a given part to the PLC. Once the trigger if given I need to start counting pulses from a pulse generator (encoder) to start measuring until...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 23rd, 2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ron Brown
Okay I tried this and am getting the message...

Okay I tried this and am getting the message loading into the holding register. The problem I have having now is the HMI looks for one of the function coils to be turned on. The function coil is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ron Brown
What would be the best method for developing the...

What would be the best method for developing the messages to start with? I realize I can go to the file itself and start typing the information, but would be better to load these through the logic...
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