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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By TheWaterboy
If you REALLY want to customize this application,...

If you REALLY want to customize this application, you could use one of these (http://www.eletech.com/Products/Audio_Players/audio_players.htm) from Eletech. I use them for plant announcements and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By TheWaterboy
You have a fragment of that block remaining, a...

You have a fragment of that block remaining, a tag somewhere, used or not it will stop you.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By TheWaterboy
OMG, I am starting my first of many projects with...

OMG, I am starting my first of many projects with v31. Damn thing crashes all the time!

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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By TheWaterboy
Yes, it maps the FACP datapoints into Modbus...

Yes, it maps the FACP datapoints into Modbus register format. But you still need to read the modbus registers and that requires another conversion.

The webpage you reference allows you to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By TheWaterboy
I agree, you have translated the fire panel...

I agree, you have translated the fire panel protocol to modbus registers, now you need a protocol converter to read the modbus registers into the Compactlogix Taglist. Prosoft has a module that works...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By TheWaterboy
Xeons are server cpu's so are made to run 24x7...

Xeons are server cpu's so are made to run 24x7 but also usually come with louder fans on a better board so factor that in. You will indeed probably see a little less performance, but longer life.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By TheWaterboy
Just got bit by Factorytalk

Just FYI.
Installed V31 of Logix 5000 and that updated FT to 4.02.00. Turns out this version conflicts with the licensing software Kepware uses. This prevented Logix 500 from starting. 5 worked,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By TheWaterboy
2 things to note, the number "should" have been...

2 things to note, the number "should" have been rounded to .202, MOV instruction will do that for you (I think... I've been on a really good vacation for a couple weeks so I have forgotten almost...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 28th, 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By TheWaterboy
Multiply by 1000, then move that to a Dint

Multiply by 1000, then move that to a Dint
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 18th, 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By TheWaterboy
Perhaps this is a start? ...

Perhaps this is a start?
https://www.rfideas.com/support/product-support/wiegand
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 17th, 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By TheWaterboy
I have seen that setting in 1336's I would...

I have seen that setting in 1336's I would imagine it exists in the 753. I've never seen it used for so wide of a range though.

It's used to prevent running at an rpm known to produce vibration....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,082
Posted By TheWaterboy
Suction cups ? :)

Suction cups ? :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By TheWaterboy
Thanks for the suggestion, but I really don't...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I really don't *need* to do anything - the description given didn't line up with expectations from my frame of reference, that's all the point I was trying to make.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By TheWaterboy
Yea I guess the AB convention is actually called...

Yea I guess the AB convention is actually called Function Block Diagram. Being an AB only shop it stuck out.

Good video, I use Camtasia as well, it works well enough but has its glitches, I would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By TheWaterboy
Its just an AB naming convention, Function Block...

Its just an AB naming convention, Function Block is a program style within AB (using objects that look like AOI's oddly enough), Ladder is another and Structured text is a third.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By TheWaterboy
One small thing, Function block is a different...

One small thing, Function block is a different thing from an AOI in AB world.

An AOI can include Function block, Ladder, ST.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By TheWaterboy
Clock Update Tool works on 1100's and 1400's -...

Clock Update Tool works on 1100's and 1400's - has some trouble with PLC5's though depending on FW version of the plc-5. and I think that's by design.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By TheWaterboy
Thats from 2002... and expensive... and out of...

Thats from 2002... and expensive... and out of business
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By TheWaterboy
Boolean tag in iFix DB will most likely end in .5...

Boolean tag in iFix DB will most likely end in .5 not [5]
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By TheWaterboy
Concat 2 strings into a tagname?

Can I take 2 strings, concatenate them and use that result as a TagName of a Bool or any other element?

I'm creating an AOI for MSG stats and it would be ideal if I could use only the MSG tagname...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By TheWaterboy
Most of the tedium will come from the stats I...

Most of the tedium will come from the stats I want to gather about the MSG's. I can just use an AOI for those... Thats makes more sense anyway.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By TheWaterboy
Sound like the logic my wife uses when telling me...

Sound like the logic my wife uses when telling me how much she saved when she goes shopping.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By TheWaterboy
I dont know if I want to try it THAT much.

I dont know if I want to try it THAT much.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By TheWaterboy
geo, that is the technote I saw where it appears...

geo, that is the technote I saw where it appears to be missing some guidance and with that in mind it doesn't look like its a better idea at the moment. I'll have to absorb it a little more.

I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By TheWaterboy
Separate targets.

Separate targets.
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