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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Aabeck
Many programs, even with Administrator rights,...

Many programs, even with Administrator rights, can not save to a network location - it has to be on a local hard drive or flash drive. Some, like Office, wont let you edit or resave the file if it is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Aabeck
I would check the default file locations in...

I would check the default file locations in Properties.

Both of them should be the same folder, and the folder you want.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By Aabeck
The true sign of genius in building a panel is...

The true sign of genius in building a panel is take that photo after 10 years of Bubba and see how neat and orderly it is.

Unfortunately not one panel builder has acquired this level yet. Either...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Aabeck
The problem with that is I got an email from a...

The problem with that is I got an email from a known salesperson at a known supplier that included an attachment he said was a PDF of new service rates. Except the attachment was xxx.PDF.JAR a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Aabeck
Allied sells a PR Universal Transmitter...

Allied sells a PR Universal Transmitter (https://www.alliedelec.com/product/pr-electronics/4114/71091184/) Can find on eBay & Amazon.

Basically a signal conditioner on steroids. It can have mA,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Aabeck
I have read posts here about people hating AVG or...

I have read posts here about people hating AVG or Avast and switching to the other.

I have each one a computer and can definitely state that, other than the window color and graphics, they are the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Aabeck
In my opinion you volunteered. Without a...

In my opinion you volunteered.

Without a stated remote support fee and policy I doubt you could charge for it now. [I do have a published fee for it and do charge it.]

If you want paid simply...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,461
Posted By Aabeck
Black = Line Voltage Red = Control AC Voltage...

Black = Line Voltage
Red = Control AC Voltage (can be 240, 120, 48 or 24VAC)

If the incoming line power is 120V then I use black for everything powered and after a circuit breaker for the control...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By Aabeck
Automation Direct SOLO...

Automation Direct SOLO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Aabeck
Alan, When used on stamping presses it is...

Alan,


When used on stamping presses it is commonly 2" or 3"
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By Aabeck
Getting something running and being h***y are 2...

Getting something running and being h***y are 2 different things
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Aabeck
For Ethernet to BlueHose get a ControlLogix rack,...

For Ethernet to BlueHose get a ControlLogix rack, power supply DHRIO card & Etherent card - no CPU needed.

Have an application I work on that is a PLC5 (got the job to upgrade it this summer to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By Aabeck
The problem with temporary fixes is that they...

The problem with temporary fixes is that they work and the machine/line/process/whatever is now running and there is no need to shut it down to fix something that is running.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By Aabeck
I have a few SLC's running things at my house: ...

I have a few SLC's running things at my house:


Security lights in 5 rooms with seemingly random on/off times
Flood detector that shuts off the incoming water
Incoming water pressure monitoring...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Aabeck
Scaling a range to another range: Old range:...

Scaling a range to another range:
Old range: 333 to 13366 (Laser count)
New Range: 166 to 3996 (Encoder count)


NewValue = ( ( (OldValue-OldMin) * (NewMax-NewMin) ) / (OldMax-OldMin) ) +...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
Posted By Aabeck
For AdvancedHMI when you compile it the normal...

For AdvancedHMI when you compile it the normal method is to "Rebuild" the application , then run the AdvancedHMI.exe in the Debug folder.


There is also the option in Visual Studio to "Publish"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By Aabeck
There is one problem with uploading during...

There is one problem with uploading during running.

After the program logic is uploaded it started uploading the data files. Some data is uploaded during each 'overhead' portion of the scans. If...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Aabeck
Unused Capacity

Unused Capacity
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Aabeck
I have had best results with CutePDF. ...

I have had best results with CutePDF.

Windows 10 comes with a Print To PDF printer driver installed, but every time I have used it the file could not be opened by Acrobat or any other PDF viewer....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Aabeck
For Ethernet COM ports I always use Moxa. ...

For Ethernet COM ports I always use Moxa.

Their utility also sets the COM port number regardless of Device Manager and it will be that port number anywhere on the network.

Plus, they can be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Aabeck
I have one USB serial I carry for each laptop. ...

I have one USB serial I carry for each laptop.

Even using the same adapter and plugging it into a different USB ports will cause Windows to give it a different COM port number.


The only way...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Aabeck
I was taught years back a rule that applies here;...

I was taught years back a rule that applies here;

Current flow is required for motion to happen.

E-stops & Stop PB's are N.C., limit switches are closed when travel/movement is allowed, level...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By Aabeck
I got my last one at Best Buy. I just...

I got my last one at Best Buy.


I just went online ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By Aabeck
A small computer running AdvancedHMI. ...

A small computer running AdvancedHMI.



Brick PC can be found for $150.

AdvancedHMI (http://www.advancedhmi.com/)is free & I have used it on a few projects - highly recommended
Need to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Aabeck
I was thinking of the resourceful 3rd shift guy...

I was thinking of the resourceful 3rd shift guy programming his own HMI to change a value he wants to change.

I have seen this happen. A 3rd shift worker had his own HMI and would program it for...
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