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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:15 AM
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Posted By dmroeder
I've had a conversation with Rockwell about this,...

I've had a conversation with Rockwell about this, I couldn't get through to them.

You need to restore the application in the version that it was edited in (or newer), not the version that the MER...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By dmroeder
https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/grou...

https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/pp/1769-pp010_-en-e.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By dmroeder
The data is one direction. If you need data going...

The data is one direction. If you need data going each way, you need to set up a producer and consumer in each PLC. And if you modify the data on one PLC, you must modify it in the exact same way in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 11th, 2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,753
Posted By dmroeder
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Just to name a few. And...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 11th, 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,753
Posted By dmroeder
This is tough. There needs to be a balance...

This is tough. There needs to be a balance between security and getting the job done. After all, if you cannot do your job and keep the product going out the door, then none of you have a job. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 11th, 2022, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By dmroeder
I was surprised that you could address them at...

I was surprised that you could address them at the bit level. I would have bet money that it never existed. It did strike me as an odd way to do things when there was a perfectly normal way available
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By dmroeder
Yep, nobody every sees what happened :)

Yep, nobody every sees what happened :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By dmroeder
Usually you'd export the dwg to a bitmap or...

Usually you'd export the dwg to a bitmap or something like that to bring into the HMI. dwg is a proprietary format, so I doubt that there are any that support them natively.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By dmroeder
Looks like you have a good ol' fashion permission...

Looks like you have a good ol' fashion permission problem. Windows and python are kind of a mess when it comes to permissions. I'd probably start by installing python for "All users".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2022, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By dmroeder
I assume you have python installed, it is easiest...

I assume you have python installed, it is easiest you have added python to the PATH environment variable. That way you can execute python scripts from anywhere from the command line. You can test...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By dmroeder
Ah, I see, that makes sense.

Ah, I see, that makes sense.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By dmroeder
LOL, that negates the OP's 2 requirements, save...

LOL, that negates the OP's 2 requirements, save space and money over the NATR.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By dmroeder
RevPi is an industrial Linux computer can...

RevPi is an industrial Linux computer can accomplish 1:1 NAT with a little linux-fu. Nice thing, once you have it working, you can script the configuration.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By dmroeder
Okay, I did some more testing. It appears that...

Okay, I did some more testing. It appears that starting at v28 (I don't have 25/26/27) you could no longer use REAL types at the bit level. Odd, I didn't realize that you ever could, I wonder why...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By dmroeder
Forgive me if I'm being slow here. I think you...

Forgive me if I'm being slow here. I think you are saying that at some point, you were able to use REAL types at the bit level, suddenly you cannot.

I'm saying that you must be mistaken, you have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By dmroeder
Doesn't the error mean that they are not in fact...

Doesn't the error mean that they are not in fact being used at the bit level, only trying to be used at the bit level?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By dmroeder
Assuming you are referring to Rockwell...

Assuming you are referring to Rockwell controllers, I don't think you have ever been able to use REAL types at the bit level. I would need to see this to believe it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By dmroeder
If I only had a video clip of that fault

I did a project a few years ago where I had to keep a buffer of video, say from IP cameras, in order to get video clips of a machine when it fault. The basic idea was few IP cameras were placed on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,091
Posted By dmroeder
What I'm saying is that in your offline copy of...

What I'm saying is that in your offline copy of the program, inhibit all of the drives. Then download the program to the controller. The reason I say do it off line and download is because it tends...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By dmroeder
What RSLinx Ethernet I/P driver does to find all...

What RSLinx Ethernet I/P driver does to find all of the Ethernet I/P devices on the network.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2022, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By dmroeder
They may consider it a security feature, I'm not...

They may consider it a security feature, I'm not sure I buy it. If an attacker has the ability to get to the network, the fact that it doesn't respond to a ping is a non issue. Besides, every other...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By dmroeder
Yeah, we're in that boat now, it's going to be...

Yeah, we're in that boat now, it's going to be very disappointing when customers order replacements to their existing 140M's. We used bus bars, now we regret it. It's wild to me that a direct...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By dmroeder
The answer: depends. It's usually better to...

The answer: depends.

It's usually better to lead off with the specifics of what you are trying to accomplish rather than a general question like this. You can manipulate the parameters of a MSG...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,954
Posted By dmroeder
It doesn't really matter what version. I did it...

It doesn't really matter what version. I did it out in the field earlier this year. I'll have to see if we have an old v5 PVP around the office, I'll set it up again.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,954
Posted By dmroeder
You can actually make older ones talk, you just...

You can actually make older ones talk, you just need to tell the PanelView that it is talking to an older controller than it really is.

For example, I had to make a v5.10 PVP talk to a L83 via...
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