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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By kolyur
Thanks to all, I have ordered the dongles. We'll...

Thanks to all, I have ordered the dongles. We'll see how it goes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By kolyur
AB license dongle w/ multiple licenses of RSLogix 500

We have a dozen or so Maintenance technicians who have their own laptops and need access to RSLogix 500 (Starter). Some of them use it very infrequently, so I'm looking at getting the 9509-USB-DONG2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By kolyur
I'm not very knowledgeable about visualizations...

I'm not very knowledgeable about visualizations in TwinCAT but I think I found your missing link. The VFM_Axis_Ctrl visualization uses the local stHMI_Axis variable; this Visu is then instanced twice...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By kolyur
This is not OOP specific but is the best Beckhoff...

This is not OOP specific but is the best Beckhoff tutorial out there, in my opinion:
http://www.contactandcoil.com/twincat-3-tutorial/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By kolyur
Is "Module1.Variables.OutputCoil1" a tag? If so...

Is "Module1.Variables.OutputCoil1" a tag? If so it must be set up as writable in the tag properties, and you shouldn't have square brackets around it. (Square brackets are used when directly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By kolyur
I would suggest emailing Beckhoff tech support,...

I would suggest emailing Beckhoff tech support, they should be able to tell you pretty quick what your options are for this processor. In my case (with a CX9020) they emailed me a FTP link to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By kolyur
The contactandcoil tutorial is awesome, much...

The contactandcoil tutorial is awesome, much better than anything officially released by Beckhoff in my opinion. I refer back to it quite often, just the other day in fact when I was getting up to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By kolyur
You need to be more specific. The term "scanner"...

You need to be more specific. The term "scanner" can have many meanings. I assume you mean some type of communication master? Which fieldbus?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By kolyur
This is all good advice. I agree that the usage...

This is all good advice. I agree that the usage of these modules needs to be included in the risk assessment and that is where my concerns would be addressed, on a case-by-case basis. ASF, your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By kolyur
I don't see how diagnostic/test pulses would help...

I don't see how diagnostic/test pulses would help in this case. It isn't a short circuit situation.

The problem seems obvious to me, perhaps I am not explaining it well. Suppose you have safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By kolyur
I'm not talking about the fieldbus or power...

I'm not talking about the fieldbus or power cables... I mean the actual connections for safety devices. They are all the same type of plug, M12 typically. If someone would swap a few of these they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By kolyur
Safety pluggable I/O--is it safe?

I'd like to hear opinions about using safety I/O with pluggable connections. I'm referring to the IP67-style fieldbus modules with a number of M8 or M12 plugs that accept redundant signals from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By kolyur
Rockwell reorganizes their support website every...

Rockwell reorganizes their support website every so often which causes all previously-created links to be broken. So, when I want to access a support article link that someone has posted, I usually...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By kolyur
The ability to daisy-chain modules is a feature...

The ability to daisy-chain modules is a feature specific to Balluff and deviates from the IO-Link standard. To enable this feature on supported modules, you have to change one of the IO-Link...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By kolyur
I've used these in the past: ...

I've used these in the past:
http://www.redlion.net/accessory/rj45-parallel-connector

If you download the datasheet they have a similar product that has a RJ45 breakout terminal block, looks like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By kolyur
After you update the Crimson software on your PC,...

After you update the Crimson software on your PC, they next time you try to download a project it will automatically update the firmware.

I would highly recommend upgrading to Crimson 3 if your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By kolyur
I would first try updating the firmware in your...

I would first try updating the firmware in your unit. You can do that by installing the newest version of Crimson 2 (build 578). See if the problem goes away. If not you should call Red Lion support....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By kolyur
Sorry to sound like an idiot but I'm still...

Sorry to sound like an idiot but I'm still confused as to what you're trying to do. This is what I think is going on in your program: Your WriteRecipe program is going to read the MasterRecip.csv...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By kolyur
I've been following this thread with interest but...

I've been following this thread with interest but I'm not totally following your problem. I've implemented recipes in Crimson with several different methods but have never encountered the tag update...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By kolyur
Thank you, I expect this will be very helpful.

Thank you, I expect this will be very helpful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By kolyur
I'd appreciate getting this manual also. I might...

I'd appreciate getting this manual also. I might be using the EL6652 in the near future and could use all the help I can get.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By kolyur
+1 for the Banner Q4X. We've used a bunch of...

+1 for the Banner Q4X. We've used a bunch of these and they work well. I like the SS housing. We had one DOA out of the box, distributor replaced it, otherwise no problems with reliability. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By kolyur
I have this hanging in my office...

I have this hanging in my office...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By kolyur
To program the SLC 5/05, the minimum software you...

To program the SLC 5/05, the minimum software you need is RSLogix 500 Starter (9324-RL0100ENE) but you will not be able to do online editing. To get that feature you will need the Standard edition...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By kolyur
I would suggest putting a data display box on...

I would suggest putting a data display box on your screen with the currentPage tag, so you can see what it's doing. Remember, all variables are initialized to zero when the system starts. So in this...
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