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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,567
Posted By boneless
I guess we aren't very standard.. Red for 24VDC...

I guess we aren't very standard..
Red for 24VDC
Brown for 0VDC
Grey for analog signals



Black for Phase

Blue for N
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By boneless
Hi Ian, welcome to the forum! From my...

Hi Ian, welcome to the forum!


From my experience, the instructor at your Votech could be a great resource. Show up early, and start a talk with them, hear em out. They often have very good...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,089
Posted By boneless
What PLC are you using? It is possible to log...

What PLC are you using? It is possible to log using that as well..


If you are set on using HMI, maybe look at the report function?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,089
Posted By boneless
Jesper, You can actually do XY chart...

Jesper,



You can actually do XY chart with some trickery :).


I made a video about it a while back.
https://youtu.be/NhUQoh4Dib4
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,122
Posted By boneless
Congrats Peter! Stay safe!

Congrats Peter! Stay safe!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By boneless
Hello Monaci, First of all, the language...

Hello Monaci,


First of all, the language for this forum is English.


But I think you may have stumbled on the wrong forum for your problem. We deal with PLC's mostly, not malware and virus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By boneless
I will check that out, thank you both!

I will check that out, thank you both!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By boneless
Just some values from tags. I want to...

Just some values from tags.



I want to sample, say 10 tags when user hits button. And then user can manually enter another 10 tags for verification of mechanical indicators.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By boneless
Siemens Comfort Panel, export data to PDF

Hi all!


I would like to be able to export some data from a Siemens Comfort panel.



I want to end up with a nice PDF document, but I am pretty sure that is not directly possible.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By boneless
True, I missed the PLC specced in the first post....

True, I missed the PLC specced in the first post.


Profibus might be a solution.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By boneless
I have also found that the scale setting of your...

I have also found that the scale setting of your display can mess with things.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By boneless
The TP1200 is an HMI, what PLC are you planning...

The TP1200 is an HMI, what PLC are you planning to use?


I think the manual Cottagewood refered to is for a driver (you have to purchase) for the 300/400 series in Simatic Manager. I can only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,089
Posted By boneless
I got a PRECISION 3541 and am very disappointed. ...

I got a PRECISION 3541 and am very disappointed.


Cooling is sub par, it is very loud.
It is a powerful machine, okay to work on directly. Docks just fine to multiple screens. But it sounds like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,724
Posted By boneless
You will be fine. :) User interface...

You will be fine. :)



User interface will take some time getting used to, but I think things are fairly intuitive. Great examples online too.



If you are fluent in other brands, you have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By boneless
Yeah, I was thinking of going that route: ...

Yeah, I was thinking of going that route:
https://mall.industry.siemens.com/mall/no/no/Catalog/Product/6AG4141-5CB07-0FA0?cartItemId=8b2d7499-59b3-4f81-87aa-ed8b6a2b0439



List price a bit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By boneless
Thanks both. Yes, overkill, but if...

Thanks both.


Yes, overkill, but if customer wants it and pays the asking price, he will get it :).


Ken, I was thinking something a bit smaller. Maybe a bit more rugged..
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By boneless
Hei Jesper, I think you misunderstand....

Hei Jesper,


I think you misunderstand. The box (or PC), will be installed in the remote network. One ethernet port will be connected to the Ew*n. Another to the network with the PLC's (yes they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By boneless
Hei Jesper! It is a PC on which we...

Hei Jesper!


It is a PC on which we install our engineering software. Customer already has EW()N for access :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By boneless
Jump Box, Siemens Simatic Manager

Hi all!


I have a client requesting quotation for us to install a jump box for remote updating of 3 Siemens S7-300 PLC's using Simatic Manager.


Maybe we also need to include FactoryTalk View...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By boneless
Alright, progress... Some.. I have...

Alright, progress... Some..


I have contact with the PN/PN Coupler from both our PLC's, but still have errors because the secondary side has not been configured.

They have decided to start...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By boneless
That looks better already, thank you so much! ...

That looks better already, thank you so much!


I will download and report back, I owe you a beer!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By boneless
So... We end up having to use the PN/PN...

So...


We end up having to use the PN/PN Coupler.
I did some research, and it seems that I can set it up as a shared device. However, they are no specific examples, of how to actually do this.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By boneless
Thanks for the heads-up. I believe this...

Thanks for the heads-up.


I believe this is a brand-new installation, so one would hope they use new hardware.. You never know :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,838
Posted By boneless
Thanks all for the valuable insight. I think this...

Thanks all for the valuable insight. I think this is one of those points where people just fundamentally disagree.



We normally do not include it in the contract.

When a customer requests...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By boneless
I sure did. Did a test today, and added...

I sure did.


Did a test today, and added the GSD file of PLC2 as a device to PLC1. And it works just fine.


Looks like problem is at ABB side..
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