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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By mjp123gp
I haven't used the IFM mentioned above but their...

I haven't used the IFM mentioned above but their other products are pretty solid. I've always used Cognex for vision and they work very well but are usually more expensive. When I was working field...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By mjp123gp
No I hadn't tried that. Just tried an it worked....

No I hadn't tried that. Just tried an it worked. How would I upload the program if I don't have the offline copy? When I look at block in the accessible node list nothing shows up.
Thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By mjp123gp
Connect to Siemens via Ethernet

I'm trying to setup our Siemens PLC's so I can access them remotely via Ethernet but can't quite figure it out. I've got my PG setup and can see all the devices on the Accessible Nodes list. My issue...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mjp123gp
Thanks for all the info guys! Much appreciated!

Thanks for all the info guys! Much appreciated!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mjp123gp
I changed it in the controller properties.

I changed it in the controller properties.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mjp123gp
I ended up having to put the old processor back...

I ended up having to put the old processor back in due to other communication related issues but I'm going to attempt the replacement again next time I get a chance. Since the sample time affects the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mjp123gp
PID Loop Update Match Execution Time

Today I upgraded an L55 processor with an L82, which ended up being the 2nd unsuccessful attempt but thats a different story. After starting the process back up we noticed a few of the pumps that try...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By mjp123gp
Thanks for the reply. I'll check out that...

Thanks for the reply. I'll check out that document when I get back onsite tomorrow and see if there's anything that applies to our issue. We did have some issues with our SCADA as well which is iFix....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By mjp123gp
Ours our conditioned with the MSG enable bit like...

Ours our conditioned with the MSG enable bit like you've shown and also have the timers so they're not executed every scan
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By mjp123gp
They're on timers. I just went back through and...

They're on timers. I just went back through and counted 47 message instructions being triggered by 30 different timers so I guess it's possible too many of them are being triggered at the same time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By mjp123gp
L82E v30 Messaging Issues

We just tried updating an L55 processor running version 15 to an L82E processor running version 30. Nothing in the program was changed other than the processor type and firmware revision. We're still...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By mjp123gp
There is an HMI connected to the processor on the...

There is an HMI connected to the processor on the same ethernet network but it doesn't have any issues. I'm wondering if the issue may be more related to the L552 because none of the other messages...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By mjp123gp
SLC500 MSG Error

I've got an L553 processor communicating with another L552 processor over Ethernet. I created a new MSG on the L553 about a month ago to read data from the L552. Everything works and data is being...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By mjp123gp
Communicate Through Siemens Backplane

We've got several Siemens S7-400 processors that are connected to our plant network via ethernet. These processors also communicating to another S7-300 through the Profibus connection on the front of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By mjp123gp
Most of the devices I want to secure are SLC500....

Most of the devices I want to secure are SLC500. I don't necessarily want to secure the processors them self, I still want anyone to be able to plug in locally and connect. I just want to limit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 2nd, 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By mjp123gp
FactoryTalk Security

I'm trying to set up security so that I can give mechanics and other plant personnel view only access to the PLC's. I've got RSLogix 500 and 5000 installed on their laptops and I want them to be able...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By mjp123gp
Thanks. The keyboard will slide out of the way...

Thanks. The keyboard will slide out of the way and also close if the close button is pressed. The issue is they are not doing this. They just press login button again after they get logged out then a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By mjp123gp
iFix - Script to Close KeyBoard?

We use iFix 5.8 and we've been having issues with the pop-up keyboard application. When an operator presses the login button, we open the iFix login screen along with the MyTSoft popup keyboard. If...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By mjp123gp
Thanks! I didn't realize that feature was added...

Thanks! I didn't realize that feature was added to v9. Not exactly what I was looking for but that's definitely better than the blue/black keypad.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By mjp123gp
Factory Talk View ME Alternate Keypad??

Does anyone know if there's an alternate numeric keypad that can be used in Factory Talk Studio ME? Or any free ActiveX keypads? I don't really like the look of the default black/blue numeric entry...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By mjp123gp
I was a little unclear with my comment about the...

I was a little unclear with my comment about the number of read/writes. The SLC itself isn't doing the reading or writting. All the messages are handled on the Controllogix side. Would resetting and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By mjp123gp
Do you know what the max number of messages I can...

Do you know what the max number of messages I can read/write with that SLC5/05 is? I just set up some test logic to see when the messages are being triggered and it looks like all 4(2 read, 2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By mjp123gp
It happened about 5 times yesterday and 4 times...

It happened about 5 times yesterday and 4 times Thursday but luckily they haven't called me in yet this weekend over the issue. The next time it happens though I'll try that and see if it helps. I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By mjp123gp
In the CLX processor, there is only one MSG read...

In the CLX processor, there is only one MSG read and 2 MSG writes to the SLC. I'll have to dig a little deeper and see if any other controllers are messaging the the SLC. They are on a timer but I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By mjp123gp
I just got back from fighting this issue some...

I just got back from fighting this issue some more. I was at the point where I didn't know how else to troubleshoot so I just started changing parts. We replaced all cables in the cabinet. I also...
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