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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 860
Posted By VAN
Never did the stack light for EPO, but on the HMI...

Never did the stack light for EPO, but on the HMI if you wire each EPO pushbutton you can have an alarm saying which was hit and at what time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By VAN
What pipe if blowing? Like, between the pump(s)...

What pipe if blowing? Like, between the pump(s) and tank or after the tank?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By VAN
If I recall correct, you can have a shared drive...

If I recall correct, you can have a shared drive between vms and host (XP gets a little funny) and then have the license in a file on the shared drive. Point the activation manager to where the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By VAN
If someone has access to your network, simply...

If someone has access to your network, simply putting another device on the network with the same IP will take down comms (or if you're really clever take a block of IPs down).

I wouldn't say...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By VAN
Some people run a script that changes a number...

Some people run a script that changes a number when ever a person logs in, that number is tracked on the PLC side.

UserDINT !== CurrentUserDint -> UserDINT MOV CurrentUserDint

I don't have an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By VAN
I guess why not just try it? It's been...

I guess why not just try it?

It's been awhile, so can't say for sure.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,357
Posted By VAN
Peter my "new" devicenet comment was just...

Peter my "new" devicenet comment was just pointing out that it isn't a commonly used device and requires extra to connect to it with a laptop.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,357
Posted By VAN
I'm not sure I understand the "slowness" and...

I'm not sure I understand the "slowness" and "oldness" of Ethernet... Cisco switches I think are 10Gb rated... AB just got off of 100Mb but primarily AB is the problem with speed not Ethernet.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,357
Posted By VAN
Exactly, I wish ControlNet and DeviceNet would...

Exactly, I wish ControlNet and DeviceNet would just die off (add datahighway as well). I keep getting people bringing it up for long runs. I would rather fight with fiber than have to figure out why...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By VAN
Get the latest firmware, been awhile since using...

Get the latest firmware, been awhile since using the 525 but I remember the first 4 or so firmware revs had a lot of issues.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By VAN
I always set my SS for current limit instead of...

I always set my SS for current limit instead of the default SS setting. The default actually allows huge current spikes if I remember correctly. But haven't worked on large SS in awhile.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By VAN
Now, this is a great IT question. I like to...

Now, this is a great IT question.

I like to keep my VMs current and my back ups "current", but if I'm in a jam, I'm turning off windows update until I've completed my emergency task.

That...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By VAN
You could, but you probably shouldn't.

You could, but you probably shouldn't.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By VAN
Create a shared drive the works with the host and...

Create a shared drive the works with the host and guest(s), put license there. In activation manager point to the shared drive.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By VAN
Awesome, the tag limit was the only reason I...

Awesome, the tag limit was the only reason I dismissed edge. I was using templates that had status/operation/maintenance/engineering windows and the AOI was pretty compacted and configurable. I think...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By VAN
I've had the issue when your PLC is out of...

I've had the issue when your PLC is out of memory. It was an old PLC that had a lot of people on it over the years. Even doing simple online edits was starting to get dodgy.

I upgraded from a L61...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By VAN
Yep and add Bootp if I don't have access to a...

Yep and add Bootp if I don't have access to a managed switch with DHCP.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By VAN
Parameters C125 (Comm Loss Action), C143(EN Comm...

Parameters C125 (Comm Loss Action), C143(EN Comm Fault Action) and C144 (EN Idle Fault Action) will change the comm fault action in the drive.

I kind of remember you could just have the drive...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By VAN
If you use FT users/security you need a user...

If you use FT users/security you need a user name.

Then you can make visible based on user or user group.

OR... you could make a password in the PLC and when the password is entered or matches...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,913
Posted By VAN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bBvmPRqfmo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bBvmPRqfmo

A site I was working at had an old school VFD have an arc flash incident, luckily nobody was around it when it happened (just caught it on camera).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By VAN
I'll chime in that I did a daisy a long time ago,...

I'll chime in that I did a daisy a long time ago, the downside is if any of the drives have an issue the rest down stream go down as well.

I remember the setup being fairly easy but personally I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By VAN
Right it slows down the sample rate. If the...

Right it slows down the sample rate. If the sample rate is 0.001 of a second or even up to like 0.01, it just smooths it out better than going off of the scan rate. Or you can make the timer 0, but I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By VAN
Right, but it'll give an extra parameter to slow...

Right, but it'll give an extra parameter to slow the filter down a bit. I worked with a couple of boiling solutions and adding a timer allowed you to smooth the filter even better.

This gives a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By VAN
You'll need a timer for each time it should do...

You'll need a timer for each time it should do the math to update the filter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By VAN
Why do you want to change the actual max freq? ...

Why do you want to change the actual max freq?

Why not set a max freq and adjust speed?

So after reading your question again, I think you would be better off just changing the speed setpoint...
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