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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Yes, you can do it. The only problem I ran into...

Yes, you can do it. The only problem I ran into was for time stamping. It is not possible to time stamp to 1 ms SOE on the digital input card. For that you need to stay with X80 BMX ERT modules.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
There are two basic ways to accomplish SOE. You...

There are two basic ways to accomplish SOE. You can have SOE capable input modules that time stamp usually to 1 ms. This normally requires that you have the system connected to a GPS clock to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Thanks for the feedback!

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
FT View SE with a Schneider PLC

Hi All,
Does anyone here have any experience connecting a Schneider M340 PLC with FT View SE? I have a new system (current version) where there is a 3rd party supply of a Schneider PLC for a sub...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,058
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Harryting, just an FYI that there are several...

Harryting, just an FYI that there are several manufacturers out there that have this functionality. Ruggedcom definitely has it and I have investigated others over the last few years but none come...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
You can find your sales office by going here:...

You can find your sales office by going here: http://www.rockwellautomation.com/rockwellautomation/sales-partners/overview.page?

Here is the Egypt sales support:
Al Wahda Commercial Tower - City...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
The AENT is for a normal linear Ethernet. The...

The AENT is for a normal linear Ethernet. The AENTR is for a Device Level Ring (DLR) network.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,202
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Why does E W O N always get ****?

Why does E W O N always get ****?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 18th, 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
On Allen Bradley PLC's, you can see the processor...

On Allen Bradley PLC's, you can see the processor scan data such as average, min, and max scan times. I assume it is the same for Modicon. I would assume that you can disable portions of the program...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
You can have the code there for the logic and...

You can have the code there for the logic and call it by use of JSR as I previously said. You will always need to set up the hardware and make the last connection to the logic.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
You could set bits by the PanelView (presumably...

You could set bits by the PanelView (presumably password protected) and then use those bits in subsequent JSR commands where the subroutines run the associated code that you want.

You should use...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
I am looking to have a Quantum main rack with...

I am looking to have a Quantum main rack with flex I/O distributed I/O.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Modicon Quantum with AB Ethernet/IP I/O

Hi,
I have a project where the customer has already installed Flex I/O with an old SLC 500 PLC. The customer is asking us to upgrade him to Modicon PLC's but keep the distributed I/O.
I see that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Sounds like circulating ground currents. This...

Sounds like circulating ground currents. This happens when there is a potential difference between locations with one location being the ground grid.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
We have used Cacti to gather SNMP data from all...

We have used Cacti to gather SNMP data from all of the switches and nodes. http://www.cacti.net/
It is free and it runs on Linux. You will need to spend some time setting it up for your individual...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
AB now has enhanced redundancy with Ethernet/IP. ...

AB now has enhanced redundancy with Ethernet/IP. Much faster failover time and overall better performance.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
To me, it is technically practical to do that. ...

To me, it is technically practical to do that. However you will need to check the sensor spec to make sure that it can supply the load of both inputs.

Practically, I don't know why you would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
I like your method edwardt, but does that include...

I like your method edwardt, but does that include program documentation such as a functional description of the program, or do you assume that the mechanical guys give that to you?

How do you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Sounds like you are defeating the purpose of...

Sounds like you are defeating the purpose of having 2 separate networks. Both can be accessed from the CPU as long as they are mapped in RS Networks. A network diagram would be helpful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,853
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
I missed the virtualization note. It looks like...

I missed the virtualization note. It looks like virtualization is supported and in fact fairly well developed for ArchestrA. You should not have problems with getting support.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,853
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Additionally, virtualization can help you extend...

Additionally, virtualization can help you extend the very short Windozz life cycle. Normally your top end computers need to be replaced every 5-7 years at a minimum. When upgrading it is normal to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,853
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Thin Client: ...

Thin Client: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thin_client

ENGINEERING WORKSTATION = a workstation with the software needed to configure the system.

VIRTUAL SERVER HOST = A server that's purpose...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
Siemens sells PCS7 box as a starter system. This...

Siemens sells PCS7 box as a starter system. This can be used for very small small systems and not just as a training system. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
They have a system called top connect. IMHO,...

They have a system called top connect. IMHO, Phoenix contact connection system works better.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Hydro Power Guy
If you absolutely need to I would suggest VHware....

If you absolutely need to I would suggest VHware. Otherwise I don't think FTV is approved for win 8 yet from Rockwell
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