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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By ASF
Schneider RE17RLMU...

Schneider RE17RLMU (https://www.schneider-electric.com/en/product/RE17RLMU/asymmetrical-flashing-relay---1-s..100-h---24..240-v-ac---1-oc/).
Assymetrical flash timer, power it on and it "flashes"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By ASF
The PanelView Plus that you currently have and...

The PanelView Plus that you currently have and the PanelView Plus 6 consist of two separate components: the display module and the logic module. The display module is the physical touchscreen that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By ASF
I think you're looking at this the wrong way. ...

I think you're looking at this the wrong way.


The entry fields on the page will just be regular entry fields, except that the connection won't be hard coded to a PLC address, it'll be assigned...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By ASF
First question: kinda-sorta-not really. ...

First question: kinda-sorta-not really.


Studio 5000 is *almost* like TIA portal in that it has Logix Designer (the PLC programming software) and View Designer (HMI programming software for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By ASF
When you copy a global object to a display, it...

When you copy a global object to a display, it creates it with the default parameters as they existed at the time you copied it. If you change a global object default, it does not update any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By ASF
There's a Link Size parameter that you have to...

There's a Link Size parameter that you have to uncheck. When you define the global object, you can define whether the Link Size parameter is true or false by default - by default, the default is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By ASF
SE does not create runtime applications. ...

SE does not create runtime applications.


SE is not a neat "package". It's a server-client relationship. You install the server on a machine, and then one or more clients interrogates the server...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By ASF
Welcome to the forum! You will need to...

Welcome to the forum!


You will need to use VBA. In SE, events happen at the server level, but the VBA runs at the client level. The server has no idea what display is currently being displayed -...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By ASF
There are a few reasons why your PLC may not have...

There are a few reasons why your PLC may not have shown up in BOOTP. First step is to make sure you disable any wi-fi adaptors (or any network adaptors except the one you're connected to the PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By ASF
If AustralIan has got the requirement correct,...

If AustralIan has got the requirement correct, look into the copy instruction. It's about your only option for moving data around, and it has a lot of different options. I'm pretty sure one of them...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By ASF
Just configure the producer as a 1756-L61S. I'm...

Just configure the producer as a 1756-L61S. I'm pretty sure that I've done similar in the past - as long as you substitute a controller that's got the same effective communications path, it should...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By ASF
The safety requirements of ISO13849 specify that...

The safety requirements of ISO13849 specify that you must protect against "foreseeable misuse". Not "all possible misuse". You're not expected to be a fortune teller, only to assess the machine and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By ASF
I use a macbook pro with a 1TB SSD. Expensive?...

I use a macbook pro with a 1TB SSD. Expensive? Yes. Worth the cost? 100%.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By ASF
The issue at play is "fault masking". ...

The issue at play is "fault masking".


Let's forget e/stops for a moment, and talk about dual-channel guard switches.


You put two guard switches in series, Guard 1 and Guard 2. Guard 2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By ASF
I haven't used that software either, so can't...

I haven't used that software either, so can't help you with the analog side of it, but consider doing this with one timer and no counters.


Each time the timer completes it would perform some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By ASF
It won't be your ethernet dropping out that...

It won't be your ethernet dropping out that causes it. If you lose your ethernet connection to a drive, all the input data stays in the last known state. The drive is turning off it's AtReference tag...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By ASF
That can have it's drawbacks as well - if the...

That can have it's drawbacks as well - if the "master" PLC goes offline for any reason, you lose data from all PLC's. Depending on the application that may be fine - but there are plenty of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By ASF
FTView does it a couple of ways, parameter files...

FTView does it a couple of ways, parameter files (ME or SE) and direct tag calling (SE only).


Parameter files works like this...


I have a popup that controls a motor. So it has a start...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By ASF
The ability to pass parameters to a display would...

The ability to pass parameters to a display would be a massive help also. The inability to do that easily is kind of a dealbreaker for me at the moment.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By ASF
Thanks Okie, I'll have a look into widgets. If...

Thanks Okie, I'll have a look into widgets. If you do get around to making that video, that'd be awesome!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By ASF
Red Lion - Faceplates

Hi all,


I've dabbled with Red Lion HMI's in the past but I'm now about to use one in a larger scale application for the first time. Hoping some of the Red Lion gurus can point me in the right...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By ASF
Not with that device specifically, but your...

Not with that device specifically, but your problem is most likely that something, most likely a PLC, is actively communicating with the device and won't let you change settings. Unplug the device...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By ASF
For those playing along at home... ...

For those playing along at home...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywV4_k5HYs4


This is the device used in the video: https://pdb2.turck.de/en/DE/products/000000010003b3800003003a


Can't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By ASF
Configuring an IO Link Sensor

Hi all,


I'm getting some temperature sensors shortly for an application that will all need to be configured to different temperature ranges. They're configurable via IO link, but the system...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By ASF
Thanks, I've got a few sales engineers looking...

Thanks, I've got a few sales engineers looking into it for me, one of which is E&H. I'm also going to try Yokogawa, Krohne and Emerson today.
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