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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By jgreenewv
I've had good luck with Hirschmann, N-Tron and...

I've had good luck with Hirschmann, N-Tron and AutomationDirect.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By jgreenewv
RobertB, can you post an example of what you are...

RobertB, can you post an example of what you are trying to do? dmargineau's example should work unless you need something more exotic.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By jgreenewv
I second Ignition + Sepasoft. We did a demo two...

I second Ignition + Sepasoft. We did a demo two years ago, and after setting everything up with the 2-hour demo mode, Inductive Automation gave us a free 30-day trial license so we could run the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By jgreenewv
I would assume some sort of bubbler system? ...

I would assume some sort of bubbler system?

https://www.brooksinstrument.com/en/blog/liquid-level-measurement-using-the-bubbler-method
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By jgreenewv
We've been working through the same issue over...

We've been working through the same issue over the last few years. You will need to start from scratch and make a new program in Connected Components Workbench.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By jgreenewv
We have a few of these on equipment. Super easy...

We have a few of these on equipment. Super easy to use, but quite powerful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By jgreenewv
If the switch works correctly, enabling IGMP...

If the switch works correctly, enabling IGMP Snooping should prevent the Remote/IO traffic from reaching the main network. That is how the switches on our equipment are setup.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By jgreenewv
I've done a couple VERY small electronics...

I've done a couple VERY small electronics projects on Freelancer, but it seemed like most jobs either went to the established folks like labeledas said, or went to the overseas bidders who were...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 25th, 2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,796
Posted By jgreenewv
If you're looking for an all-in-one, I've had...

If you're looking for an all-in-one, I've had success in the past using Horner Electric controllers. Software is free to download and try out.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By jgreenewv
It's been a few years since I did anything with a...

It's been a few years since I did anything with a SCADAPack32, but if I recall I was able to upload a TelePACE program from a running controller. No documentation with the logic, of course.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,474
Posted By jgreenewv
I would agree, except this particular technician...

I would agree, except this particular technician was at the factory run-off, at the acceptance run-off, and spent three weeks with the machine builder's folks training how to clear faults and operate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,474
Posted By jgreenewv
Oh, buddy. We received a new machine right...

Oh, buddy. We received a new machine right before Christmas, and we're really just starting to run it. The maintenance tech for the area called me out late last week because it wouldn't restart.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By jgreenewv
I just tried on one of my programs. Changed the...

I just tried on one of my programs. Changed the test of the description as well as the symbol, program still went online without an issue. :huh:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By jgreenewv
I've used both Keyence and Cognex for vision...

I've used both Keyence and Cognex for vision application, and would recommend both as options. From my experience, the Keyence setup tools are a little easier to use. As jstolaruk mentioned, we...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By jgreenewv
It's definitely possible, I've done it in the...

It's definitely possible, I've done it in the past, but as other folks have posted, it will take a while and if the link is flaky at all, expected frequent dropouts. Also, don't expect anything else...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 8th, 2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgreenewv
My biggest aggravation with this entire thing is,...

My biggest aggravation with this entire thing is, IT has essentially decided that we're using ThingWorx, but won't explicitly say that. The closest they've come is "We have a relationship with PTC,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgreenewv
Another update, in case anyone is following...

Another update, in case anyone is following along. We have a group in today to talk nuts and bolts + cost. The majority of the technical side is, if it's standard, you just drag and drop. If it's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,417
Posted By jgreenewv
Amen. Our plant has standardized on A-B...

Amen. Our plant has standardized on A-B hardware. We've purchased a handful of machines from builders that don't normally use A-B. The end result is a machine that mostly works, but was built and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By jgreenewv
Yes, it's executed vertically. It could also...

Yes, it's executed vertically. It could also have been placed on separate rungs.



With DirectLogic PLCs, there was no direct move until the addition of iBoxes. A set of LD/OUT instructions...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By jgreenewv
I've used Horner Electric on several jobs and had...

I've used Horner Electric on several jobs and had success with them.

http://www.heapg.com/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgreenewv
Good question, as it's list pricing, I don't see...

Good question, as it's list pricing, I don't see why not.

As I said, they confirmed the user costs were on a yearly subscription, not sure about the server cost yet. I'm also not entirely certain...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgreenewv
Just to update folks who may look at this thread,...

Just to update folks who may look at this thread, we've managed to extract the following information from PTC:

1. Here's list pricing, and we can't get you final pricing until we negotiate a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By jgreenewv
I saw this in a trade mag e-mail the other day: ...

I saw this in a trade mag e-mail the other day:

http://opcconnect.opcfoundation.org/2016/09/microsoft-announces-cross-platform-opc-ua-support/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgreenewv
From what they told us, to "increase sales" they...

From what they told us, to "increase sales" they had included a server license + 50 "asset" licenses to our support contract a couple years back. Based on the presentation, I understand an "asset"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgreenewv
We sat through the "sales" presentation Friday...

We sat through the "sales" presentation Friday that included the announcement that we had a limited license already, but the presentation itself was all buzzwords and bragging with very little...
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