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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2019, 03:31 AM
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Posted By Jonnie_R
The B in the part number says it is a Profibus...

The B in the part number says it is a Profibus enabled unit as far as I know.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Jonnie_R
The FX1N doesn't support floating point I...

The FX1N doesn't support floating point I believe, though I'm willing to be corrected. However the value would be stored in D180 and D181 I believe.


This Wikipedia page...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By Jonnie_R
Any Linux distribution with chntpw will do this...

Any Linux distribution with chntpw will do this for you, I've used it on Windows XP up to Windows 10.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chntpw
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 17th, 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Jonnie_R
It is telling you it can't communicate with the...

It is telling you it can't communicate with the PLC, check your settings and lead.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,123
Posted By Jonnie_R
Have a look at the Idec FC6 range, that can do up...

Have a look at the Idec FC6 range, that can do up to 520 I/O and is reasonably priced, at least in the UK.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Jonnie_R
I don't with Twidosuite sorry but this has been...

I don't with Twidosuite sorry but this has been discussed on this forum previously http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?p=738020

Also if you search 'twidosuite PID' on Google, there appear...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Jonnie_R
You may have to contact Rexroth for the...

You may have to contact Rexroth for the datasheet/info as that doesn't appear on their website.

31.5MPa is 315Bar or about 4500PSI
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Jonnie_R
It is just a manual override for the valve to...

It is just a manual override for the valve to allow manual checks of operation.


It can by useful if you are having problems with the valve not appearing to change position. Using the manual...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Jonnie_R
Cheers Jesper, I'll have a look at user data...

Cheers Jesper, I'll have a look at user data types and have a play in TIA.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Jonnie_R
Excellent, thank you. Just read that and did a...

Excellent, thank you. Just read that and did a quick test with my DB and all working :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Jonnie_R
Siemens data blocks

Hi,


Still a relative newbie to TIA and Siemens.



I am reading and writing data from an S7-1200 into Movicon SCADA, and using data blocks to do this. To make it more efficient I will be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Jonnie_R
Do you have analogue input and output modules on...

Do you have analogue input and output modules on the PLC?

Normally you'd use a PID loop to compare the temperature feedback(analogue input) with the set point and adjust the VFD speed using the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Jonnie_R
You can multiply your real first e.g x 100 if...

You can multiply your real first e.g x 100 if using 2 decimal places then divide the DINT by the same value.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jonnie_R
Thanks for the heads up. I think I'll keep it as...

Thanks for the heads up. I think I'll keep it as table view though, I prefer that over a textual view like Codesys and Beckhoff.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jonnie_R
Worked like a charm Rob... thanks for the tip :)

Worked like a charm Rob... thanks for the tip :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jonnie_R
Yeah, I've got that sorted as I did my Beckhoff...

Yeah, I've got that sorted as I did my Beckhoff block in ST.





Thanks Rob, I'll have a look at that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jonnie_R
TIA Portal function block creation

I'm still fairly new to TIA Portal, but am switching a site over from some old Beckhoff hardware to Siemens S7-1200.


The Beckhoff kit has a function block, which I wrote about 11 years ago, so I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Jonnie_R
This is more of a CCTV/access control solution,...

This is more of a CCTV/access control solution, Hikvision do ANPR and have an API available, and no doubt many others do as well. Paxton access control integrate it in their system, so it's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Jonnie_R
Could you not use the option list and name each...

Could you not use the option list and name each option as your recipe. You can also assign a value so you know which recipe has been selected.


Edit: You can then use this value in macro to set...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,289
Posted By Jonnie_R
I'd be surprised if you get anything on an eight...

I'd be surprised if you get anything on an eight year old thread, other than your email spammed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Jonnie_R
You can look at the addresses you have in the...

You can look at the addresses you have in the project by going to the Project Tab, then Address under the Library part of the ribbon bar, from there you may be able to spot the badly formatted...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jonnie_R
Yes so long as that covers the temperature range...

Yes so long as that covers the temperature range you need.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jonnie_R
No you can buy modules that fit on the M221 to...

No you can buy modules that fit on the M221 to take in a PT100 directly.



As parky has said another option is a converter like you have with the Alpha, although one that is correct for your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jonnie_R
Ok, I've had a look, and yes the fact that you...

Ok, I've had a look, and yes the fact that you have a sensor outside of the operating parameters of the module will be an issue. Why are you not wiring the PT100 to the M221?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jonnie_R
Have you got part numbers so I can have a look? ...

Have you got part numbers so I can have a look? The only Alpha PT100 module I can find doesn't show that it has an analogue output. Do you have an analogue output module for the Alpha?


Brand...
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