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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By OkiePC
I started factory life stacking tires for a...

I started factory life stacking tires for a living. I was a green tire sorter. I walked about 12 miles a shift and handled about 4000 tires. I was on the job about 3 days when I decided I wanted...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By OkiePC
I think you meant DH485. There are several...

I think you meant DH485. There are several protocols it could be that can either prevent access by RSLogix or make it tricky...

If it is DH485, DF1 Half Duplex, or DF1 Radio Modem, then you still...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By OkiePC
It's no longer compressed when leaving the...

It's no longer compressed when leaving the exhaust ports of solenoid valves. The air is free, the compression of it is what is expensive. As stated above, if you attempt to recover pressurized...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By OkiePC
RSLogix 500 is quite a bit superior to Click...

RSLogix 500 is quite a bit superior to Click software in most regards especially the ladder editor. The Micrologix handles String files better, which I use for the built in LCD display which the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By OkiePC
If you have control over the programming in both...

If you have control over the programming in both devices, just use a CPW instruction in the Micrologix to place the bit patterns of the 32 bit elements into the integer locations you need, and then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By OkiePC
Analog signal isolators will help protect the...

Analog signal isolators will help protect the expensive PLC analog I/O points, and can alleviate issues with non-isolated PLC inputs. They can also be useful in cases where you need to put one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By OkiePC
With a Graphite, you can still develop in 3.0 and...

With a Graphite, you can still develop in 3.0 and use the emulator. Then use 3.1 and import your work. You can do this with other hardware too, even if your target platform will end up being a CR...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By OkiePC
This. Every word of it. I am always wrong...

This. Every word of it.

I am always wrong on my labor estimates. I have been overestimating my abilities for most of my career.

There are jobs where we know we are going to go long on hours...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By OkiePC
With the built in logger, I think you are stuck...

With the built in logger, I think you are stuck with the new file every midnight thing. Many years ago, I did some logging using my own Crimson program, but ran into issues (probably things that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By OkiePC
I just tried it (select ten rungs and CTRL+C) and...

I just tried it (select ten rungs and CTRL+C) and it seems to only paste one rung when I paste into excel.

I can paste into another ladder file and get all the rungs I had selected before the copy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By OkiePC
https://phareselectronics.com/zero-speed-switches-...

https://phareselectronics.com/zero-speed-switches-panel-mount-tachometers/zero-speed-switches/zero-speed-switch-sensor-phares-model-zs09p/

There are many mechanical zero speed switches on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By OkiePC
I have to run RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 as...

I have to run RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 as Administrator to get them to start without a cryptic error. I think I recall running the setup program for at least one version as administrator to get...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By OkiePC
Welcome to the forum! I think you might have...

Welcome to the forum!

I think you might have to expound on your description quite a bit to get some help. If possible, share your cd3 file too (zip it first, and attach it to a reply after...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By OkiePC
We used a few of their VFDs (H100 series). I...

We used a few of their VFDs (H100 series). I like the way they program and communicate using Modbus.

I did not like when 3 of the 125 HP VFDs melted down when the plant we installed them in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By OkiePC
What versions are you running of: Windows? ...

What versions are you running of:
Windows?
RSLogix 500?
RSLinx?

If you're using a USB to serial adapter, what make/model is it?

Do you have a copy of the program that it is supposed to be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By OkiePC
Yeah, I was going to speculate about that part,...

Yeah, I was going to speculate about that part, but had to attend to a phone call before I finished my thought process on that. I was unsure if the fault recovery would trigger the first scan...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By OkiePC
With a DC Ohmmeter, you would be hard pressed to...

With a DC Ohmmeter, you would be hard pressed to detect the difference between a normal coiled wire that constitutes a healthy transformer winding and one that has a turn to turn short internally. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By OkiePC
Load a negative number in a timer preset. ...

Load a negative number in a timer preset. That'll shut 'er down.

Then maybe you can create a fault routine that fixes the timer and clears the fault...not sure if that would return the PLC to run...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By OkiePC
I've never seen any Allen-Bradley PLC with a...

I've never seen any Allen-Bradley PLC with a memory problem continue to run. In every case I have seen in almost 30 years, any problem with the PLC memory will result in the PLC shutting down and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By OkiePC
Make sure the size of your email_list tag is...

Make sure the size of your email_list tag is adequate to hold a large string. I have done what you're doing successfully, and set my cstring tag to retentive and 200 characters so the operator can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By OkiePC
This should be a new thread. 1. What...

This should be a new thread.

1. What hardware is it? Graphite HMIs can be programmed with either version 3.0 or 3.1 but most of their other hardware is limited to one or the other.

2. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,359
Posted By OkiePC
We have quite a few Click PLCs in service in...

We have quite a few Click PLCs in service in various applications and have not had any trouble out of them. Most are the Ethernet capable models that do support online editing. The software is free...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By OkiePC
Is that one of those models with a serial port...

Is that one of those models with a serial port that is only for use as a printer port? I think it is...

You will have to use a memory card or a DH+ interface to communicate with it. The AIC I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By OkiePC
I am pretty sure that is a yes. We have about 5...

I am pretty sure that is a yes. We have about 5 guys that are assigned to one account. I think I added them using the same company name and Techconnect ID number.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By OkiePC
You're welcome! The documentation is thin...

You're welcome!

The documentation is thin with Crimson but the software is so good, I forgive them for that. It has been a few years since I used triggered logging, so I don't recall what I...
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