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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,619
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
What about the software costs. If your using AB...

What about the software costs. If your using AB stuff especially. That alone is a huge rock in the road. You can't charge the customer for this, can you?? The meters, the tools.. $$$$..... I ran my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
That's a hard way for an engineering firm to make...

That's a hard way for an engineering firm to make money..... Spending all day re-booting your laptops...... Especially a room full of engineers re-booting laptops. (Could make a good Monty Python...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 04:30 AM
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Views: 305
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Rockwell suggested to me a possibility of 11...

Rockwell suggested to me a possibility of 11 fixes. All dealing with doing registry stuff and deleting this file and updating that file. All things I don't know much about. Iv had troubles with ME...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
FTV ME Help

Hey All.

SO my FTV V9.0 has been giving me some trouble. Iv noticed it before but lately Iv been "trying" to do a few more projects with it and the problems just keep rolling in.

I upgraded...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Yeah I just missed it.. I'm used to using this PV...

Yeah I just missed it.. I'm used to using this PV with the Micro controllers so there is no need to configure any slots or basically anything further than an IP address and the tag name. This is one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Its the least I could do!!! Thanks PLCs.net

Its the least I could do!!!

Thanks PLCs.net
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I got it!!!! All good suggestions. My pic...

I got it!!!!
All good suggestions.
My pic explains it all. I did the original project and configured all the PLC slots used in the HMI applications with the appropriate amount of input or output...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Will do!! I'm hoping to get back to this this...

Will do!! I'm hoping to get back to this this afternoon.

Thanks
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Lets say the analog bits were writing to my...

Lets say the analog bits were writing to my digital locations, wouldn't that show up on the DATA FILE window for the Digital Input words when online with the PLC ?????

I do plan on changing this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
This is a PV800 as in the new series of PV that...

This is a PV800 as in the new series of PV that is programmed with CCW.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I would be with you on this, except that.... I...

I would be with you on this, except that.... I have disconnected the input and output terminal connection arms completely from the cards. All except for the analog input one. Nothing in the program...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,039
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
That seems like a more logical explanation than...

That seems like a more logical explanation than "it ran in reverse at full speed" So perhaps it was a braking system that failed. We will likely never know.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,039
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
A Little OT, perhaps

I'm sure some of you have seen the video of the ski lift that malfunctioned in Georgia. Its on the CNN site.
Its likely that the investigation will be tight with details but I'm curious if anybody...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Makes sense, and easy enough to try. However, it...

Makes sense, and easy enough to try. However, it works just fine looking at the address when the analog channel is not active.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Something Odd for a Monday Morning

SO I retrofitted a 4 headed filler machine a while back. It had a SLC 4 and an old off brand HMI screen that didn't work. I upgraded to a SLC5/05, used roughly the existing code with some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I can relate to this. Walking into **** at 2:00AM...

I can relate to this. Walking into **** at 2:00AM seems to be my life! I think a couple times I may have even caused the ****! :shoot: All this said I guess I am the Bubba and the "Smart Guy" here. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Is the drug testing a common theme for the USA??...

Is the drug testing a common theme for the USA?? I have had to pee in a cup for jobs in the Oilfields here and basically any petroleum job. But that's all. I have been in shipyards, lumber and pulp...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
MDG1.. I think you are on a great track and...

MDG1.. I think you are on a great track and already have a damn good start.

I went into the Automation Controls industry without any formal training, simply an electrical ticket and a want to do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I wouldn't want to be in a position where for...

I wouldn't want to be in a position where for whatever reason, be it inexperience or by mistake, that I lost my panelview for a period of time on a RUNNING compressor. If your unsure about any of it,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I agree with this... I'm still running old panel...

I agree with this... I'm still running old panel views with V5 on them. Lots of them. They do seem to go forever.... PV800 Now, that's another story. I'm sitting at my desk now as I was called in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
HAHA, I see. It definitely is to small to see. ...

HAHA, I see. It definitely is to small to see.

I'm not at my computer anymore so I will re-post this question on Monday with a new image.

Thanks
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Help with a little code.

Hey all.

I need some guidance here. This is something I came across today when a Ref guy noticed that the HMI isn't displaying the correct time for his next Air Unit Defrost Cycle to start. It...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Great. That's what I hoped.. I had the Balluff...

Great. That's what I hoped.. I had the Balluff guys in here this morning and I liked the products they had.

Ill give them a try.

Thanks folks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I/O Link Anybody?

Hey all.

I'm wonder what everybody uses for IO Link when using AB PLCs....

I have never used any of this stuff but I'm looking at the Balluff stuff for a new project.

I'm curious what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I/O Link Anybody?

Hey all.

I'm wonder what everybody uses for IO Link when using AB PLCs....

I have never used any of this stuff but I'm looking at the Balluff stuff for a new project.

I'm curious what...
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