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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By A_G
Is "WTP_PLC" the name of your PLC? Is there...

Is "WTP_PLC" the name of your PLC? Is there enough memory available in your PLC?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 10:38 AM
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Views: 58
Posted By A_G
Can you post a screenshot of the logic you have...

Can you post a screenshot of the logic you have written so far?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By A_G
Maybe it has something to do with Daylight...

Maybe it has something to do with Daylight Savings Time? I don't have FTView software right now, but check if there is an option for enabling Daylight Savings Time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By A_G
I've had this issue too. Eventually I gave up,...

I've had this issue too. Eventually I gave up, renamed the unused ones as "Unused1, Unused2" etc to avoid confusion.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By A_G
I've used e Won's many times, but only to update...

I've used e Won's many times, but only to update PLC logic. Not sure how to update the HMI thru an e Won, or if it is even possible. Have you contacted e Won tech support, they are supposed to be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,358
Posted By A_G
At one of my last jobs, the company had about 10...

At one of my last jobs, the company had about 10 systems with Cozy's in the field. They worked pretty good, don't remember any problems with them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By A_G
I've never seen this done before. I've only seen...

I've never seen this done before. I've only seen produce/consume tags and MSG instructions to communicate between two PLC's. (Allen-Bradley)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By A_G
Me too

Me too
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 11:42 AM
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Views: 308
Posted By A_G
Assuming you're using a Controllogix or...

Assuming you're using a Controllogix or Compactlogix and a Panelview with FactoryTalk View ME. I don't have FTView open right now but from what I remember, be careful because doing these things can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By A_G
See Comparison table here: ...

See Comparison table here:

https://www.vmware.com/products/workstation-pro.html

One thing I noticed is that Workstation Pro lets you run multiple VM's at once. Workstation Player does not. For...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By A_G
No personal experience, but looks like they have...

No personal experience, but looks like they have some videos on youtube, may be helpful:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=dunkermotoren+youtube&qpvt=dunkermotoren+youtube&FORM=VDRE
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By A_G
Check for proper grounding. Avoid wires that are...

Check for proper grounding. Avoid wires that are too long, or coiled up excessively. Run signal wires separately from power wires. Ask the manufacturer, in your case Allen Bradley since they make the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,826
Posted By A_G
Interesting. At my company some engineers are...

Interesting. At my company some engineers are involved in trying to implement IIOT but I am not involved in this project. I think it is being marketed to customers as a preventative maintenance...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By A_G
This is how its done at my current job. ...

This is how its done at my current job.
Welcome to the forum!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By A_G
Try the Rockwell Sample Code library, I searched...

Try the Rockwell Sample Code library, I searched for Phase Management and got this:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By A_G
What kind of PLC do you have? Do a search...

What kind of PLC do you have?

Do a search for "allen-bradley plc to excel" and you can find a few sites/how to guides. I've done this to get the data from a few PLC tags into Excel. This is fine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By A_G
I think Redlion, Proface and C-More are all...

I think Redlion, Proface and C-More are all pretty easy to learn. I think C-More is the cheapest.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By A_G
So you are downloading a program into a Micro...

So you are downloading a program into a Micro 1200 then sending it to a customer site? And you don't have any expansion cards right now, but there will be expansion cards in the field? Correct?

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By A_G
I don't remember how I decided the database was...

I don't remember how I decided the database was corrupt. I did call Rockwell Tech Connect a few times and tried their suggestions but they did not work. Eventually I figured that it was probably...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By A_G
I agree with rleon's suggestions. Also maybe try...

I agree with rleon's suggestions. Also maybe try to download the latest FactoryTalk View patches from the Rockwell website, but remember to backup your project first!

I had a similar issue once. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By A_G
Go to Controller Tags (or Program Tags if you...

Go to Controller Tags (or Program Tags if you want to see Program Tags usage). Go to the top of the window where it says Show. Click on the dropdown menu. Select Configure. Select Filter On Unused....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By A_G
If you are familiar with RSLogix500 but not...

If you are familiar with RSLogix500 but not RSLogix5000, then you will have a lot to learn. RSLogix5000 is Tag based (unlike RSLogix500). So I would start by looking at some sample RSLogix5000...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By A_G
I don't have FTView Studio open right now but I...

I don't have FTView Studio open right now but I think you can select the button type to be "momentary". Then link the button to a PLC tag (for example, PB1). Then write some logic in the PLC like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Posted By A_G
I'm jealous, at every company I ever worked at,...

I'm jealous, at every company I ever worked at, any "spare parts" set aside for testing/training were usually "borrowed" and used on customer jobs sooner or later
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,300
Posted By A_G
At one of my old jobs, there were a lot of Master...

At one of my old jobs, there were a lot of Master disk activations stored on floppy disks. We had some external USB floppy disk drives that worked pretty good so in theory we could use the floppies...
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