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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By dmargineau
DeviceNet is a low-level, serial bus based...

DeviceNet is a low-level, serial bus based protocol intended to allow a system controller(PLC) connect to remotely located I/O and instrumentation.

The 'DeviceNet data' consists of PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By dmargineau
There you go: Accel Mask 281 Accel...

There you go:

Accel Mask 281
Accel Owner 293
Accel Time X 140, 141
AlarmConfig 1 259
AlarmX@Fault 229, 230
Analog In XHi 322, 325
Analog In X Lo 323, 326
Analog In X Loss 324, 327
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By dmargineau
It depends of the controller type. If the...

It depends of the controller type.

If the customer's Logix Designer application is using a ControlLogix 5580 L8x controller or a 5069 CompactLogix 5380 CPU the lowest applicable software version...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By dmargineau
どういたしまして (Doo itashimashite)...:D Really,...

どういたしまして (Doo itashimashite)...:D

Really, you could P/C/Msg all day long between any Logix 5000 controllers on the same ENet subnet (or CNet network) since....Ummm...The first Logix 5000 CPU came...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By dmargineau
The Ethernet Socket Interface is intended to be...

The Ethernet Socket Interface is intended to be used when connecting Logix controllers to Ethernet devices which do not support the EtherNet/IP application protocol.

You definitely do not need...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By dmargineau
You might need to install V24.02 for a Win10 PC. ...

You might need to install V24.02 for a Win10 PC.

See attachment for Studio 5000 Logix Designer V24.ox OS Compatibility.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By dmargineau
I have experienced similar issues with...

I have experienced similar issues with non-segregated (I/O vs. SCADA) systems which had been further developed or updated with newer HMI terminals.

Monitoring remote I/O status is useful for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By dmargineau
What about the SCADA application running on the...

What about the SCADA application running on the same subnet as the remote I/O?

HMI(s) or Distributed?

Any new additions or development/editing?

Older controllers will eventually have a hard...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By dmargineau
http://raise.rockwellautomation.com/RAConfig/resul...

http://raise.rockwellautomation.com/RAConfig/resultsComponents.asp?CID=72C3572A280E45F48663570989AF2057
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dmargineau
Unfortunately, Studio 5000 Logix Designer V27 is...

Unfortunately, Studio 5000 Logix Designer V27 is not compatible with a Win XP SP3 Operating System.

It is compatible, however, with:

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1
Windows Server 2012...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By dmargineau
INT = 16 bits; 4 INT = 4 x 16 = 64 bits You...

INT = 16 bits; 4 INT = 4 x 16 = 64 bits

You probably need to move a DINT (32 bits) into two INTs (2 x 16).

If this is the case then you need to use two BTD (Bit Field Distribute) instructions...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By dmargineau
Just use the SINT value by itself without...

Just use the SINT value by itself without converting it to a STRING when retrieving the modules' status.

Use the TOD (Convert to BCD) instruction when you need to 'analyze' the SINT values...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By dmargineau
If the alarms "clear by themselves" why even...

If the alarms "clear by themselves" why even declare them?

SOP when working with alarms and/or faults is to require operator intervention in order to clear/reset any alarm/fault when the condition...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,694
Posted By dmargineau
Me 2...:D IMHO, the only way self driving...

Me 2...:D

IMHO, the only way self driving cars will succeed is by connecting the cars' brains to the roads' ones. There are too many variables related to the road's physical condition, geometry,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By dmargineau
All my PCs and laptops list the '.ACD' files as...

All my PCs and laptops list the '.ACD' files as of 'RSLogix 5000 Type'.

No matter the file version an icon double-click, right-click Open or File/Open, will use either RSLogix 5000 or Studio 5000...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By dmargineau
It is the Windows file extension association of...

It is the Windows file extension association of course...:D

"To set File Associations in Windows 10/8/7, Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations. Select a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By dmargineau
Why do you need "to see the backplane" when...

Why do you need "to see the backplane" when configuring a FTV communications Shortcut?

RSLinx Enterprise Shortcuts are pointing to CPU controllers; Logix Backplanes and/or their contents are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,457
Posted By dmargineau
John, once you 'bridge' the two systems via...

John, once you 'bridge' the two systems via 1756-ENB(2, 3)Ts any Online copy of RSL5K/Studio5K will be able to access the 'other' side, Ethernet bridges present within the projects' I/O Trees or not;...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By dmargineau
https://www.betalasermike.com/index.php/en/

https://www.betalasermike.com/index.php/en/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By dmargineau
Not necessarily for RSLogix only; various...

Not necessarily for RSLogix only; various automation software packages (Rockwell, Siemens, GE, etc.) do not always happily coexist on the same physical hard drive; sometimes they are using the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By dmargineau
I am afraid you will need to use the Architecture...

I am afraid you will need to use the Architecture Class PF750 VFD family (at least for the 'Master') if intending to implement a Dancer/Follower application at drives' level without a PLC being...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By dmargineau
You cannot expect 'Real Time' (I/O Class) CPU...

You cannot expect 'Real Time' (I/O Class) CPU 'reaction' to a tag broadcasted by a HMI application; depending of the FTVME application's complexity and the available bandwidth of the communications...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,543
Posted By dmargineau
When sufficient means are available any given...

When sufficient means are available any given system is vulnerable to attacks... The Cat-and-Mouse game had been going on since economic and/or political competition existed and will not cease until...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By dmargineau
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By dmargineau
They are accessories for the venerable AB NEMA...

They are accessories for the venerable AB NEMA 1492 terminal blocks; the blocks are still available although I'd probably had tens of thousands of them replaced.

I frequently use the jumpers on...
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