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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By rupej
You need to look at what type of meter you have...

You need to look at what type of meter you have and if its calibration is affected by the difference in physical properties of the two products. Such as density.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 20th, 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By rupej
Mispeld, are you feeling charitable enough to...

Mispeld, are you feeling charitable enough to share how you calculated those gains? I've never fully understood how to do that based on a step change.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 19th, 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By rupej
Unitronics has free software and some models are...

Unitronics has free software and some models are incredibly cheap. Pretty reliable once set up correctly.

Automation Direct's "Click" series is probably the cheapest that I know of and also has...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 19th, 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By rupej
I don't have a way to chart that data table, but...

I don't have a way to chart that data table, but from your previous chart, I would speed up the loop update to 100ms (no downside). Yes, try disabling the maxo timer logic. Also, one or both of your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By rupej
+1 to this method

+1 to this method
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By rupej
Speed control using a HSC is not going to be...

Speed control using a HSC is not going to be particularly effective, as you have to poll the HSC at irregular, comparitively slow intervals, then calculate how many pulses were counted since the last...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By rupej
Have you already been through this? ...

Have you already been through this?

https://www.myomron.com/index.php?action=kb&article=1671

If still no joy, configuring as a generic ethernet module is probably your best bet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By rupej
I've only done it once, and don't remember which...

I've only done it once, and don't remember which model Omron Ethernet adapter I used, but if I remember correctly, you had to configure it as a generic ethernet module and set up as SINTs. You have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By rupej
Use that instruction (OTU S:5/0) as the very last...

Use that instruction (OTU S:5/0) as the very last rung of the program scan.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By rupej
Yeah, that was my experience with visilogic....

Yeah, that was my experience with visilogic. Absolutely infuriating. Unilogic seems much better, for what it's worth.

Which ones did you experience this joy on?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By rupej
Unitronics' latest software, Unilogic, will not...

Unitronics' latest software, Unilogic, will not work if a computer already has Rockwell software installed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By rupej
For most stuff it's no big deal, except the...

For most stuff it's no big deal, except the resolution is way better so you have to decide between super tiny icons, let factorytalk attempt to scale everything and look like a half blind...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By rupej
What exactly is fuzzy logic anyways? Sounds...

What exactly is fuzzy logic anyways? Sounds imprecise, at any rate :D
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By rupej
^ Not sure I follow. The terms sourcing and...

^ Not sure I follow. The terms sourcing and sinking always refer to conventional current flow, no?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By rupej
That method works so well that it is an...

That method works so well that it is an adjustable drop-down selection on the analog input setup for Unitronics PLCs.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By rupej
Yes, just increment a pointer to point at each...

Yes, just increment a pointer to point at each bit. If the bit is high, set the alarm message for that bit and hold for as long as you want to display, then go back to incrementing the pointer until...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,631
Posted By rupej
Not that I know of. I think insurance is the big...

Not that I know of. I think insurance is the big thing here. Good luck!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By rupej
Standard practice is usually to only have ONE...

Standard practice is usually to only have ONE ground system for everything in the panel. This can be a ground bar that bolts to the backplane, making the backplane an effective ground, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By rupej
That might be a little fast for a normal input...

That might be a little fast for a normal input card, but you can check the specs on update times and see how fast you can set the RPI. Also depends on your PLC's scan rate. Another option would be to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By rupej
I've had good luck with IFM's line of pressure...

I've had good luck with IFM's line of pressure sensors.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By rupej
Pneumatic ball valve would be my go-to. QSM is a...

Pneumatic ball valve would be my go-to. QSM is a good brand- there are lots of others.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By rupej
Can you expand upon why you don't recommend...

Can you expand upon why you don't recommend directly addressing tags? I'm assuming the alternative is an HMI tag that references the I/O, which I find to be very time consuming to troubleshoot, since...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By rupej
Interesting- thanks for sharing! I learn...

Interesting- thanks for sharing! I learn something new here every day!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By rupej
Ahhhh so it had to be a CLOSE display button to...

Ahhhh so it had to be a CLOSE display button to have that feature. Does that mean my confirmation page had to be an on-top display, and not a replace display?

I wonder why they couldn't add this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By rupej
Yes, that is exactly what was needed, except I...

Yes, that is exactly what was needed, except I wanted to close the confirmation screen when they hit YES. In a pinch, I ended up doing it with the remote display connection in PLC code to switch...
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