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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yep. Different regions have different rules. We...

Yep. Different regions have different rules. We don't build very many of the panels that we install for this one customer. It's mostly installation of panels built by OEM companies. And so, we use...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Thanks again for your assistance.

Thanks again for your assistance.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Weidmuller makes a variety of crimp tools. Their...

Weidmuller makes a variety of crimp tools. Their "certified" crimpers make square crimps, but I don't really know what this "certification" entails.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes, I understand about the clamp values, since I...

Yes, I understand about the clamp values, since I had to allow for the HMI to access those parameters. I was just speaking in general of the concept of eliminating the upper and lower clamps while in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
We have one particular customer who demands that...

We have one particular customer who demands that we use ferrules, and we only use them for that customer's projects. Unless you're using wire with very fine strands, I consider the ferrules a useless...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Sounds like my best bet is to leave the PIDs...

Sounds like my best bet is to leave the PIDs enabled unconditionally and switch from manual to auto mode instead, then write the external manual entry into Ref+13 and zero out the clamps and slew...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That would be an option. I am already allowing...

That would be an option. I am already allowing many of the PID parameters to be adjusted via the HMI by those with an adequate access level (Operator may only adjust Setpoint), so I know what you're...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
GE Series 90-30 PIDs

I don't have a lot of experience with the 90-30 PID, but I'm working on some for an existing system. My question concerns manual operation. It is my understanding that the CV upper and lower clamps...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've had success using these:...

I've had success using these: http://www.go4b.com/usa/products/speed-switches/whirligig.asp
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,487
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That would do it, but I'd first want to look into...

That would do it, but I'd first want to look into the programming error that causes the system to need a reboot. ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
At any rate, this community doesn't participate...

At any rate, this community doesn't participate in the hacking of software licenses.

I have no real authority to say that, but I'm confident that it is the case, just from past observation.

If...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
A Data Change script will execute whenever the...

A Data Change script will execute whenever the value of the trigger tag changes, if that's what you're asking. I don't have any WW software with me at the moment, or I'd try running your scripts.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I just thought that this paragraph needed to be...

I just thought that this paragraph needed to be addressed. You would not typically obtain your IO System control power source from the "PLC Power Supply".

The PLC power supply provides multiple DC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
What kind of air line? Is it a large duct? A...

What kind of air line? Is it a large duct? A small pipe?

How is the transmitter connected to the air line?

Is there an orifice plate installed?




Just tell your client that you thought...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've used some analog output modules that accept...

I've used some analog output modules that accept external power supplies for loop excitation voltage. Sounds like you're looking for a signal conditioner that could do the same.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I agree. Even HMI packages that include a...

I agree. Even HMI packages that include a "momentary" pushbutton function sometimes fail to clear the bit after setting it. It's much more reliable to simply have the HMI set the bit and then clear...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
See page 122 in the linked document:...

See page 122 in the linked document: https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1756-um009_-en-p.pdf

Cold Junction Offset Option

The Cold Junction Offset box...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
"Alarms" are merely tag attributes. Any tag can...

"Alarms" are merely tag attributes. Any tag can have an alarm associated with it, or not. In older versions of InTouch, the tag "Comment" was used as an alarm text message for an alarm display, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Open InTouch Application Manager. Verify that the...

Open InTouch Application Manager. Verify that the correct application is selected (assuming that multiple applications are listed) and choose DB Dump. Select the path and filename that you'd like to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's what I thought.

That's what I thought.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Is it possible to open an application in...

Is it possible to open an application in WindowMaker if it is missing it's .WIN files? I've never attempted it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I'm going to let others recommend what you should...

I'm going to let others recommend what you should do with your PID controllers and answer your original question.

You could detect whether a variable is rising or falling by taking x number of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes, "==<" is an invalid operator. Check out the...

Yes, "==<" is an invalid operator. Check out the help files. They're genuinely helpful. ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,904
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
No. It also happens with WonderWare clients.

No. It also happens with WonderWare clients.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Add more ENET adapters.

Add more ENET adapters.
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