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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By OkiePC
Happy Thanksgiving! We certainly like to find...

Happy Thanksgiving! We certainly like to find problems (and fix them) and sometimes focus on the negative, but there are many thousands of reasons to be thankful to be living in the world at this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 23rd, 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By OkiePC
Isn't this the same guy that (about 8 years ago)...

Isn't this the same guy that (about 8 years ago) told us Twitter was the wave of the future?

https://www.internetlivestats.com/twitter-statistics/

:)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 23rd, 2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By OkiePC
If you want to convert to a different platform,...

If you want to convert to a different platform, leave 1990 behind and upgrade to Ignition!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By OkiePC
Me too. For example, I tried to install version...

Me too. For example, I tried to install version 23 after versions 24, 30, 31, and 32 were installed, and couldn't make it past some errors. I didn't try very hard since I don't need that version...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By OkiePC
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=1059...

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=105940
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By OkiePC
I have to make a lot of antenna cables for...

I have to make a lot of antenna cables for telemetry systems and we use Olympic 5267 which is RG213 with a 7 strand center conductor and braided shield. I have tried a couple of different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By OkiePC
I think there is a workaround for you: ...

I think there is a workaround for you:

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=34802

It doesn't cover everything, but might save you a lot of work.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,788
Posted By OkiePC
This is true and well and good, but if you want...

This is true and well and good, but if you want to display a counter accumulator, CTD1, its Modbus address is 449153. There are no zeros you can eliminate to access it with a normal Modbus request....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By OkiePC
You should be able to pick the version of the...

You should be able to pick the version of the hardware when you create the mer file (as long as it is not newer than your software version). When you create the Runtime Application, under file name...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By OkiePC
We support systems like this. We use...

We support systems like this. We use communications between the filter PLCs and the PLC that controls the backwash pump/valve(s). The filter requests control of the backwash valve, sends a desired...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By OkiePC
I can see where you have to either assume that a...

I can see where you have to either assume that a short file transfer has completed, or repeatedly check the drive status until you see it has completed and neither of those are ideal.

Looking at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By OkiePC
I have not used that function but the reference...

I have not used that function but the reference manual explains the flags field:
Bit 0: If set, the operation will recurse into any subdirectories
Bit 1: If set, existing files will be overwritten....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By OkiePC
A megohmeter is your friend. While you have the...

A megohmeter is your friend. While you have the motor leads unhooked, do an insulation test on the wiring and motors to ensure you have not perforated the THHN wire over the years resulting in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By OkiePC
The software is the same, but the license is...

The software is the same, but the license is different. We have a mini license, a standard license and a MLP license, and they are listed separately in Factory Talk Activation Manager. Our standard...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By OkiePC
Winner. 1st prize is a free sample of DB9 tape. ...

Winner. 1st prize is a free sample of DB9 tape. First, I have to unstick it from the bottom of my work boot.

It's a water plant, and the Freewave, I believe, talks to a water tower. We haven't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By OkiePC
Typically, a totalizer where the input is a...

Typically, a totalizer where the input is a snapshot of a rate value that gets accumulated, is done in a periodic task so that the timing is very consistent.

My first thought reading your post...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By OkiePC
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By OkiePC
ID this PLC

Can anyone help me with this pic I was sent?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By OkiePC
UAC is Windows User Account Control. It's the...

UAC is Windows User Account Control. It's the security feature that makes Windows bark at you when you, for example, try to run a program you just downloaded.

If you can find the CPU in RSLinx,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By OkiePC
I have a 1000W inverter...

I have a 1000W inverter (https://www.amazon.com/GIANDEL-Inverter-Control-Display-Outlets/dp/B07MMB23LS) I bought at Autozone when I needed to run a hammer drill to make a 1" hole through a 12" thick...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By OkiePC
I have had AC powered ML1100's lose their marbles...

I have had AC powered ML1100's lose their marbles if there is a "brownout" feeding the power supply. Make sure that notorious button is not suffering from some other electrical issues that is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By OkiePC
Modbus RTU is timing critical. The timing...

Modbus RTU is timing critical. The timing between characters and frames has a pretty tight tolerance. Some radio modems foul that up unless specifically designed to maintain this timing. With very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By OkiePC
Looks like the DA10D doesn't support data...

Looks like the DA10D doesn't support data logging. Pick a DA30D.

The basic Crimson workflow is to follow the order of the items in the lower left pane. On Communications, set up a protocol by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By OkiePC
The logging done by a Red Lion will be csv format...

The logging done by a Red Lion will be csv format stored on the SD card. The default settings for the log file will give you a new file each day, but those values can be adjusted to get fewer larger...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By OkiePC
Then the MOV command needs to specify which...

Then the MOV command needs to specify which element of the array VARIETY you want to use...
But...
You can't nest indirection in Controllogix like you can with the older PLCs. You would have to...
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