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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:23 AM
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Views: 225
Posted By cardosocea
Did you read and try this: ...

Did you read and try this:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By cardosocea
You don't cross roads then?

You don't cross roads then?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By cardosocea
I've noticed that WinCC has both VB and C...

I've noticed that WinCC has both VB and C scripting on the HMI's... knowing C (even the basic is helpful in understanding something like that if you ever come across it).
Also, C is in the sweet...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,409
Posted By cardosocea
I agree that being able to troubleshoot...

I agree that being able to troubleshoot (considering how poor most HMI's and documentation are) is invaluable. Except, in this case, brand A is a common PLC that allows the code to be monitored and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,409
Posted By cardosocea
The comment comes from my personal experience...

The comment comes from my personal experience (and not even from the forum) where people blindly defend Rockwell even if it's the worst solution of the bunch.

Here's two examples:

I came into...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By cardosocea
Great write up, but why muddle the waters with...

Great write up, but why muddle the waters with Subroutine?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By cardosocea
Honestly, I don't see managers watching OEE on...

Honestly, I don't see managers watching OEE on their phones either... I always like to think about the use case of the app controlled lights at home as an example of doing things for the sake of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 764
Posted By cardosocea
Burn it in the backup resistors... or if they're...

Burn it in the backup resistors... or if they're tripped, not brake at all.

I love these systems from an energy efficiency point of view, but I'm sure that a lot of my grey hairs were caused by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,409
Posted By cardosocea
I don't have examples to the contrary, but would...

I don't have examples to the contrary, but would say that this is normal human behaviour. We're still tribal deep down and allegiance to a brand (any brand) is based on that and not always logic.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By cardosocea
That is a sentence straight out of a textbook...

That is a sentence straight out of a textbook which isn't necessarily true.

Also, I would say that his view on transforming into programs should be based on how deep your code would go and not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By cardosocea
Did the people that told you this explain why?

Did the people that told you this explain why?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By cardosocea
Codesys let's you transform the Pi into a PLC......

Codesys let's you transform the Pi into a PLC... I don't advise it controlling a critical process, or one that can create serious damage, but may be a possibility for you?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By cardosocea
S7-1200, as far as I know has the capability to...

S7-1200, as far as I know has the capability to run a webserver inside it with connection to the internal variables.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By cardosocea
Did you use Juniper Firewalls with well known...

Did you use Juniper Firewalls with well known vulnerabilities by any chance?



Not saying that Verizon isn't vulnerable to this, probably more if their equipment is custom made for them and not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By cardosocea
This assumes the IT department is actually...

This assumes the IT department is actually interested in doing what they're paid for, i.e. supporting the business, and not thinking that they are the business, which in my sad work experience seems...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By cardosocea
Interesting redundancy setup... any chance that...

Interesting redundancy setup... any chance that the two outputs from the diode units are connected up front and there's a voltage difference between them?

Testing the stuff I asked about should...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By cardosocea
I don't quite remember where I got that idea...

I don't quite remember where I got that idea from. Maybe the pricing wasn't linear back then.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,272
Posted By cardosocea
This sounds like a nice setup. NodeRed seems...

This sounds like a nice setup. NodeRed seems quite powerful without a massive learning curve.
Wouldn't the ESP8266 be "man enough" to do the control and have a setup interface?
Or maybe the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By cardosocea
As far as SD cards go, they're not. However, I...

As far as SD cards go, they're not.
However, I was under the impression that the cards that suit the 1200 series are far cheaper than the ones that suit the 1500's. I know it sounds silly, but I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By cardosocea
What have you tried to do to troubleshoot the...

What have you tried to do to troubleshoot the hissing sound?

How did you connect them together for redundancy? With a diode unit?
Did you try running them separately to see if the hissing sound...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By cardosocea
Looks good, I would just say that having a...

Looks good, I would just say that having a non-standard (for home use) control device is enough to put off a section of people touching it. Some will be oblivious to care and others like me would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,272
Posted By cardosocea
I agree, the only exception is when dealing with...

I agree, the only exception is when dealing with complaints. Send them an email or try to call to resolve some issue and a lot of companies will flat out ignore you.

Post it to Twitter or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By cardosocea
I can't say I've heard of such a standalone...

I can't say I've heard of such a standalone device.

You could look at Zabbix software to monitor the PC via SNMP. Or you could program something that keeps a ping to that PC and triggers an alarm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By cardosocea
Why not Siemens? Is ABB a popular brand near you?...

Why not Siemens? Is ABB a popular brand near you? Have you used ABB before?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,272
Posted By cardosocea
Well, Facebook is a given isn't it?

Well, Facebook is a given isn't it?
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