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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By dmargineau
[(Counts / Encoder PPR) / Reduction Gear Ratio]...

[(Counts / Encoder PPR) / Reduction Gear Ratio] X Rack Pitch if the encoder is mounted on the motor; the Rack Pitch is the distance between two consecutive Rack teeth measured at the center axis of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By dmargineau
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By dmargineau
Why not? As long as you reflect the...

Why not?

As long as you reflect the replacement within the RSL5K/Studio5K application file, give it the same name as the replaced module and download the edited application to the controller.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By dmargineau
Yes; usually AOPs are included within the...

Yes; usually AOPs are included within the RSL5K/Studio5K software install package, however, if the installed software version is older than the release of a VFD firmware then you will need to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By dmargineau
http://plcqa.com/?qa=35/rslinx-classic-clearing-ca...

http://plcqa.com/?qa=35/rslinx-classic-clearing-cache-by-deleting-harmony-files

Delete the Harmony files prior to uninstalling Linx.

Then uninstall Linx and Studio5000.

Upon completion and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By dmargineau
It is not a must; it helps with concentrating the...

It is not a must; it helps with concentrating the essential parameters within a structure that could be replicated across the application for multiple instances, however, adding it as a module to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By dmargineau
I'd try connecting to the CPU via USB; there is...

I'd try connecting to the CPU via USB; there is something wrong with your Linx install EDS database and short of a 'clean' re-install (Uninstall, Delete Harmony Project, Reboot, Install) I don't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By dmargineau
Do you know what Firmware Revision is running on...

Do you know what Firmware Revision is running on the 1769-L33ER CPU?

Is it by any chance Rev.20.xy?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By dmargineau
No pun was intended...:D... Yes, one could...

No pun was intended...:D...

Yes, one could insert Timer and Counter flags anywhere within an application, within the same rung as the instruction itself (Logix platform only) or thousands of rungs...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By dmargineau
The only way to Upload/Download from/to a PV+ is...

The only way to Upload/Download from/to a PV+ is via Serial DF-1 or Ethernet.

You could also transfer the Runtime application out of/into a PV+ using a USB memory stick (as the HMI's External...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By dmargineau
Indeed, CIMPLICITY does not have an EtherNet/IP...

Indeed, CIMPLICITY does not have an EtherNet/IP driver; for the Allen-Bradley platform Serial DF-1 and DH+ are the only available drivers.

You cannot directly send a REAL(Decimal) number through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By dmargineau
Yes, kinda... 1. The 1st CPU Input data...

Yes, kinda...

1. The 1st CPU Input data needs to be mapped via 1st CPU application logic to a local memory location.

2. Said 1st CPU memory location data will be 'inserted' into a Explicit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By dmargineau
Only the 820s, 850s and 870s have Ethernet...

Only the 820s, 850s and 870s have Ethernet connectivity.

AustralIan solution will not add a "slave module over ethernet".

You will have two separate CCW applications running on two separate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By dmargineau
I am pretty sure any Maintenance electrician will...

I am pretty sure any Maintenance electrician will be infinitely grateful if the .DN/.TT flags of the TON/TOF instructions are immediately trailing them instead of being pitched all over the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By dmargineau
Welcome to the Forum! The scantime will be...

Welcome to the Forum!

The scantime will be shortened by several microseconds for each removed branch or rung; the exact value depends of the magnitude of the change and the type of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By dmargineau
1769-...CompactLogix 5370. The Micro800...

1769-...CompactLogix 5370.

The Micro800 controller family does not have Remote I/O capability; the configuration software (CCW) is, however, free of charge.

The CompactLogix controller platform...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By dmargineau
Politics in the...

Politics in the workplace??!!...:D...Nevertheless, an extremely valid point too...;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By dmargineau
I believe this issue is caused by the Modbus...

I believe this issue is caused by the Modbus protocol limitation to IEEE Floating-Point numbers only.
You will need to deploy some sort of REAL(decimal)-to-Floating Point converter within your SCADA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By dmargineau
Your proposed means of data collection...

Your proposed means of data collection implementation will probably scare the daylights out of the upper management; and that's because the resulting databases, once connected to the 'Internet' (or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By dmargineau
The Produced and Consumed tags need to be...

The Produced and Consumed tags need to be identical (Tag Name, Tag Data Type) in both Producer and Consumer CPU applications; obviously the Producer tag will be a tag of the 'Produced' type while the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By dmargineau
Think of it as 'Data I/O'; the 'Producer' CPU...

Think of it as 'Data I/O'; the 'Producer' CPU generates 'Output' data to be 'provided' only to known 'Consumer' CPUs.

Reciprocally, the 'Consumer' CPUs 'consume' (use) the data provided by the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By dmargineau
It depends of the existing EStop circuitry. If...

It depends of the existing EStop circuitry.
If you are already using both Safety Inputs for the machine #2 Safety Relay (S11, S12, S21 and S22 connected to a 2 NC EStop PB) you will not be able to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By dmargineau
Welcome to the Forum! Yes, you could...

Welcome to the Forum!

Yes, you could interlock the two EStop relays and this is a pretty common practice.

For a Master-Slave 'relationship' you would connect a Safety Output (or 'dry contact')...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By dmargineau
DHCP =..."a network management protocol used on...

DHCP =..."a network management protocol used on TCP/IP networks whereby a DHCP server dynamically assigns an IP address and other network configuration parameters to each device on a network so they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By dmargineau
Correct. You will need to install each...

Correct.



You will need to install each of the the 22-COMM-Es onto a 'live' VFD in order to set an IP Address either via on-board HIM module or BOOTP Server (if the communication modules are...
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