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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By BlueAltezza
You have to remove that, then install 9 or above....

You have to remove that, then install 9 or above. Don't "upgrade" 8 to 9+, do a fresh installation.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By BlueAltezza
In my experience with W10 and Factory Talk is...

In my experience with W10 and Factory Talk is uninstall old versions and install a fresh version of 9 or higher.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By BlueAltezza
What antivirus are you running (or forced to run...

What antivirus are you running (or forced to run from your company)?

When my company switched from Trend to Sophos it basically crippled my FTView, to the point where I transferred the license to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By BlueAltezza
Good info, thanks! I don't have any higher...

Good info, thanks! I don't have any higher resolution encoders to slap on the machine so for now I have to go old school and use the analog out from the master.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By BlueAltezza
Too slow to me is over a second for the follower...

Too slow to me is over a second for the follower to match the master's speed. I always expect some minor reaction delay, but when it comes to seconds it's just too much. The master will change speeds...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By BlueAltezza
Powerflex 525 Pulse Input Response

I set up a Powerflex 525 drive to follow a signal from a master conveyor's encoder. The follower motor has an encoder wired back to the 525 encoder card.
Speed reference is set to Pulse, Feedback is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By BlueAltezza
Studio 5000 Download to PLC Failure

I haven't seen this error before and can't find anything in the help or knowledgebase.

I uploaded from a customer PLC (L24ER version 30.011) to get the latest info, made my changes offline, then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By BlueAltezza
Doesn't the runtime file from the 6 have to be...

Doesn't the runtime file from the 6 have to be re-created to run on the 7, making sure standard or performance is selected?
I wanted to say I had to use at least version 9 in order to have the 7...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,200
Posted By BlueAltezza
I know Red Lion has replacement films for some of...

I know Red Lion has replacement films for some of their screens, might be something to look into to help with the gloves.

Otherwise i like cardosocea's idea of a pen/stylus mounted next to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By BlueAltezza
Take a look at the Q4X models as well. I use them...

Take a look at the Q4X models as well. I use them often and they have done extremely well in terms of performance and price.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By BlueAltezza
Can you point the run time user level to a PLC...

Can you point the run time user level to a PLC address? I don't use SE so my apologies if that's a dumb question - just basing it off of what I know in ME :)

If so, you could create a logout...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,676
Posted By BlueAltezza
When I first started out I found Red Lion's...

When I first started out I found Red Lion's software the most user friendly for a noob. As many people have mentioned you can dig deeper and do more programming within it if you prefer to go beyond...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By BlueAltezza
You could try having the PLC do more of the work...

You could try having the PLC do more of the work with timers, rather than solely based on macros and internal memory tags of the HMI. All of the suggestions on the referenced threads look good so I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,147
Posted By BlueAltezza
+1 again! My shop guys do this method often...

+1 again!

My shop guys do this method often and it's been the easiest for them.
So true about the blades, by far the most important part.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By BlueAltezza
There's nothing in your "Remote Date and Time"...

There's nothing in your "Remote Date and Time" field:

"Remote Date and Time
You can assign an analog or digital tag or an expression to this control. The application reads the value of this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By BlueAltezza
I've been running v9.0 on my Win10 machine for a...

I've been running v9.0 on my Win10 machine for a while as well.

I updated to 11 last month to see if there were any issues and it's been running fine ever since.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,607
Posted By BlueAltezza
I'm with this.. If someone can make a cheap...

I'm with this..
If someone can make a cheap board to do what a high end PLC needs to do then good for the team working on the boards. Otherwise I'd think the high end PLC wasn't needed and using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By BlueAltezza
I think there's an ActiveX data control you can...

I think there's an ActiveX data control you can use to get log info. I haven't used it but read a bit about it. I'm sure the folks around here can shed more light on that.

Otherwise the default...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By BlueAltezza
Banner Q4 series might help - you'll have to...

Banner Q4 series might help - you'll have to check the available models for distances. They can do a distance/contrast blend for detection and way more affordable compared to the Keyence equivalents.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By BlueAltezza
You're right: "You can define multiple data log...

You're right: "You can define multiple data log models, but at run time you can use only one data log model at a time. Specify the model to use in the Startup editor."

Based on that, the only PV...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By BlueAltezza
The SR1000 is pretty fast, so the best thing to...

The SR1000 is pretty fast, so the best thing to do is make sure it's tuned and people aren't moving it all day. If you're reading the label when it's stopped, you can resize the field of view which...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 9th, 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By BlueAltezza
Keyence scanners are CompactLogix do play nicely...

Keyence scanners are CompactLogix do play nicely and set up in no time.
Setting it up on a Micrologix is a little more cumbersome due to the messaging structure, but still works.

In my experience...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,939
Posted By BlueAltezza
His comment is valid. Think of the headaches...

His comment is valid. Think of the headaches you're going through to set up just one screen...

CCW and that Panelview screen are awful, there's no nice way to say it. You're going to go through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By BlueAltezza
I used the unmanaged Moxa 5, 8, and 16 port units...

I used the unmanaged Moxa 5, 8, and 16 port units with no issues.
I switched over to Red Lion / Sixnet / N-Tron because it was a cost savings.

No surprise anything costs less than the Stratix...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By BlueAltezza
When I did a CompactLogix and Keyence vision...

When I did a CompactLogix and Keyence vision system I ended up using the DTOS instruction. The amount of instructions I needed was the length of the codes the customer used (12 or 13 I think)
It...
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