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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By JohnCalderwood
To add this module to the documentation: ...

To add this module to the documentation:

Goto <controller> <IO Configuration>
Double click on <chassis type> and change it to the correct size (no of slots)
Then add the 1771-OFE module to slot...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Ron beat me to it... for a 1771-OFE, the BTW...

Ron beat me to it...

for a 1771-OFE, the BTW length should be 13 maximum.

Scaling maximum should be 9999

What value is the configuration word? prob N16:115

I like the documentation...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Wow....that is helluva expensive.... Over...

Wow....that is helluva expensive....

Over here the list price from the authorised distributor is 1670, which equates to $2115, and we would normally get a good discount of around 20% on list.......
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Rob, because I work for a Canadian-owned...

Rob,

because I work for a Canadian-owned company, when they look at safety, we are getting asked about arc-flash risk assessments, and you are right, there is not so much over here. We normally...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By JohnCalderwood
They take on one job......

They take on one job......
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By JohnCalderwood
As the other guys say, these are not cheap.... ...

As the other guys say, these are not cheap....

some of our other factories use this :

Limab UK
GA5103-0112
LaserSpeed Pro LS8500-403

And we are in the process of looking at getting one to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I have been through this process a few times...

I have been through this process a few times already due to similar situations of requiring to comunicate with CLX PLCs, and because we are on a TechConnect contract, we get the exchange of the PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By JohnCalderwood
By all means, record the firmware of the critical...

By all means, record the firmware of the critical items like processors and communication cards.

If you have spares, then check these also, and see if the firmware is compatible. I have had to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Do you have any licence for Logix5000? Did you...

Do you have any licence for Logix5000?
Did you ever have a licence for Logix5000?

You can install as much software as you like, it will only run what is licensed on your computer.

If you had a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Check their compatibility with versions here: ...

Check their compatibility with versions here:

https://compatibility.rockwellautomation.com/Pages/MultiProductCompareSelections.aspx?crumb=113&toggleState=&versions=56943,51089

But yes, save the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By JohnCalderwood
The Logix manual says code 60 unrecoverable...

The Logix manual says code 60 unrecoverable fault..

Not much help otherwise, is it?

Sorry, never had that one before
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By JohnCalderwood
wee hint from Rockwell..... If not, then...

wee hint from Rockwell.....

If not, then re-install drivers from RSLinx
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Ha, get some history lessons then..!!! "The...

Ha, get some history lessons then..!!!

"The Parliament of Scotland decreed in 1385 that every Scottish and French soldier (fighting against the English under Richard II) "shall have a sign before...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By JohnCalderwood
hmmm..Picts were only around until the 9th...

hmmm..Picts were only around until the 9th century....they never survived til 1995....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I can see pics from Ronnie and dcam, but...

I can see pics from Ronnie and dcam, but Caveman's only shows me a filename and size....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Is it not the case that you can import the old...

Is it not the case that you can import the old application into FT View Machine Edition?

You can directly import pba and pva files and it carries out a conversion for you.
There will be items to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,952
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Manmohan, you cannot use RSLinx, you have to...

Manmohan,

you cannot use RSLinx, you have to use a browser like Internet Explorer to connect to the C600
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By JohnCalderwood
PLC Pie Guy, we have used and are still...

PLC Pie Guy,

we have used and are still using Residual Dust Monitoring Systems type mr frsuw-h3 from a company called Scheuch, based in Germany.

It is an instrument for detecting dust in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Maybe going a bit off-topic here...but a lot of...

Maybe going a bit off-topic here...but a lot of young sparkies here these days can only use the PLC code as their troubleshooting of default, many cannot even read an wiring diagram....
They get a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By JohnCalderwood
my eds files are in C:Users\Public\Public...

my eds files are in C:Users\Public\Public Documents\Rockwell\EDS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By JohnCalderwood
would it not be easier just to download it from...

would it not be easier just to download it from new?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I see you have found the thread about manuals...

I see you have found the thread about manuals already....

Search Gem80 on this forum and there are many posts....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I remember using a light curtain system that you...

I remember using a light curtain system that you could teach/tune the beams to see and stop items with a certain pattern, and ignore others.

We used it to allow a fork truck to come in so far with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Not sure about Denmark and SLC5/05, but for...

Not sure about Denmark and SLC5/05, but for repairs of Rockwell products, I have used Lektronix in the past, who are a Rockwell company

https://www.lektronix.com/contact

They do let you select...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By JohnCalderwood
You still need Developer. List price in the...

You still need Developer.

List price in the UK is 266 and part number is 9328-CCWDEVENE
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