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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Aabeck
Search for clearing RSLinx harmony. It should...

Search for clearing RSLinx harmony. It should appear on the forum search.



It's sort of like rebooting Windows for RSLinx. I have had times where RSLinx showed a SLC as faulted when it wasn't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Aabeck
I missed that. But I did notice that his...

I missed that.


But I did notice that his OP of connecting a 5/03 with a UIC morphed into a 5/04.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By Aabeck
You are trying to connect with a UIC, but your...

You are trying to connect with a UIC, but your screenshots show the DF-1 port and trying to connect with a DF-1 driver. For this you would need a null modem cable on a working serial port.



You...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By Aabeck
Like Dravik a squirrel - Got in an...

Like Dravik a squirrel -


Got in an electrical substation and blew out the power for an entire area near Detroit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Aabeck
Per Wikipedia: The two top pins are the...

Per Wikipedia:

The two top pins are the “live” pins. The top right plug pin is the live or active pin while the top left plug pin is the neutral pin. The third pin, if provided, is the earth or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Aabeck
John, maybe my Scottish history is off [my...

John, maybe my Scottish history is off [my grandparents were all from Scotland]

But isn't the St Andrews Cross flag relatively new, as ordered by England when they outlawed kilts?

If so, azure...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Aabeck
They might have to be rechargeable AA batteries. ...

They might have to be rechargeable AA batteries.

The ControlLogix CPU keeps the battery up while the power is on, that is why the life is rated 10 to 20 years under normal circumstances.

But, I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Aabeck
Yes, DH-485 - earlier I was thinking of a PLC5 to...

Yes, DH-485 - earlier I was thinking of a PLC5 to CLX conversion.

I didn't have my reading/remembering glasses on when I typed that
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Aabeck
The DB-9 port may be set up for DH+ comm's not...

The DB-9 port may be set up for DH+ comm's not RS-232. I remember the first time I hit that bug.

For that you would need the UIC adapter.

If you don't have one forum member GeniusInTraining ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Aabeck
If you want to reuse it to power something, as a...

If you want to reuse it to power something, as a triple piston steam motor does, the accumulated air after the exhaust would create a flow restriction for whatever is controlled by the first valve. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Aabeck
Doing anything with the return air wouldn't save...

Doing anything with the return air wouldn't save any energy. The only thing I could think of is he is trying to not pressurize the room the air is exhausted into or have an air flow from that area...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Aabeck
Even if the exhaust does have somewhere to go, a...

Even if the exhaust does have somewhere to go, a restriction on the exhaust will be like a flow control valve and possibly slow down the cylinder/motor/[other]

Usually exhaust piping is larger...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By Aabeck
James, All of your questions are answered...

James,


All of your questions are answered with "Whatever I decide it will be"


The attached Word document is a homework assignment.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By Aabeck
To start set the automatic running. LD AUTO...

To start set the automatic running.

LD AUTO SSW
AND START PB ;Switch in Auto and the Start button is pressed
OR RUNNING BIT ;Keep it on if on
AND STOP PB ;should be N.C.,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By Aabeck
I would start going through each requirement...

I would start going through each requirement stated, writing a single line of code that will accomplish that. At the end of each line turn on a "Call For That Conveyor Bit" You may have more than...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By Aabeck
You're going to have to describe the problem you...

You're going to have to describe the problem you are having, specify which PLC, which HMI, sensors, encoders, etc.

Best if you ZIP your project you have so we can see what might be going on.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Aabeck
The only other thing I can think it might be is...

The only other thing I can think it might be is either anti-virus software or Windows Firewall blocking it accessing the registry.

I know a lot of installation programs popup to disable anti-virus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Aabeck
At a Siemens trade show I learned of a Data Diode...

At a Siemens trade show I learned of a Data Diode that only allowed one way communication through the gateway.


Check this Google Search...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Aabeck
Copy the tags they need to read to a copy of the...

Copy the tags they need to read to a copy of the actual tag that the PLC never reads, it is only written to once per scan.


If they change the tag they access it will be changed back on the next...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Aabeck
If you did this just have the PLC trigger a TOF...

If you did this just have the PLC trigger a TOF timer that interrupts the power for a few seconds as long as it is not in a game.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Aabeck
The startup for old capacitors (memory here) was...

The startup for old capacitors (memory here) was to power up the VFD at 50% (maybe 33%) the rated voltage for xx hours, then step up to 70% for xx hours, then 80% for xx hours, then full power for 1...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Aabeck
Is the switch only for this PLC - HMI setup, or...

Is the switch only for this PLC - HMI setup, or part of a larger network? I had a waste treatment control go down after a power outage because before all the PLC's came back online the router...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Aabeck
This might be possible, but the 2 reactors would...

This might be possible, but the 2 reactors would have to be wired parallel, not series. That way you would get the current needed.

Remember, all the reactor does is run each leg of the AC through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Aabeck
Actually it's only 100% copper, but they...

Actually it's only 100% copper, but they radiation treat their copper for better inductance and resonance. That way it fits into the Gneutenator Linear X-Axis Reactor much better.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Aabeck
The status lights only flash when data is being...

The status lights only flash when data is being transferred. When on solid (on most switches) it just means connected. If there is an address conflict or incompatible IP/subnet they will still light....
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