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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By Mad_Poet
HarryTing > Just about all the plants I ever...

HarryTing > Just about all the plants I ever worked in have control equipment on static IP assignment and windows PC in workgroups.

The plant I work in . . .
The production equipment is static...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By Mad_Poet
It looks like the simulator is a separate package...

It looks like the simulator is a separate package one must buy . .

>>>
GX Simulator was originally sold separate from GX Developer.
>>>

Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 20th, 2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Mad_Poet
Question How do we troubleshoot F59 Net Loss...

Question
How do we troubleshoot F59 Net Loss DPI P5 fault on a PowerFlex 700S drive?

Answer
The Port 5 Adapter Fault 75 fault will occur if the I/O is configured in the communications card...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 19th, 2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mad_Poet
If one listens to the American media it certainly...

If one listens to the American media it certainly looks like Trump is doing an Enron
on the U.S.A.

But the American media is well known to be lying sacks of excrement.

I could go on . . .
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 19th, 2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Mad_Poet
Unless I miss my guess that SLC has a memory...

Unless I miss my guess that SLC has a memory module inside it.

>>
Allen-Bradley 1747-M11 SLC 500 Flash Memory Module EEPROM 32K for SLC 5/03, 5/04, 5/05
>>

Is the machine working the way...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By Mad_Poet
You might also consider putting a varistor across...

You might also consider putting a varistor across that paddle wheel sensor.
(And the valve coils, PLC outputs etc.)

>>>
Select the Right Varistors for Overvoltage Circuit Protection
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By Mad_Poet
Any chance there is an automatic backup program...

Any chance there is an automatic backup program running?

Do you have a backup image of the hard drive you can compare
to the current hard drive? (Looking to see which sub-directory got bigger.)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By Mad_Poet
+1 for Jesper - bigger hard drive. I have...

+1 for Jesper - bigger hard drive.

I have an application with an SQL Server that has a 'memory leak'. Eventually
the memory used by SQL Server gets too big and the computer locks up.
Rebooting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mad_Poet
Time is Money > I can prevent the reset from...

Time is Money > I can prevent the reset from occuring if both are welded shut, but at that point I now have motors running freely.


Doesn't each motor have its own starter and or VFD? It...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Mad_Poet
This is one I think I'd like to know the answer...

This is one I think I'd like to know the answer for.
Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Mad_Poet
Let me see now . . . 5 years times 365 day/yr X...

Let me see now . . .
5 years times 365 day/yr X 24 hr/day X 60 min/Hr X 70 cycles/min = (roughly) 184 Million cycles . . .

I do hope you have a spare one on hand?
Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Mad_Poet
HTariq > I used the programming from another PLC...

HTariq > I used the programming from another PLC to reapply it


Any chance the 'another PLC' had more I/O than the one you were
loading the program into?
Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By Mad_Poet
So . . the product leaks onto the motor, gets...

So . . the product leaks onto the motor, gets inside it, and shorts it out.

Can't stop the leaks?

Any chance you can replace the motor with some sort of sealed unit?
Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Mad_Poet
Biti > Induction oven heater inverter failed. ...

Biti > Induction oven heater inverter failed.

Biti > In the hmi there is no auto tuning option. Hmi only available set temperature,


I suspect you need to figure out how the original...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Mad_Poet
I think there is a write protect jumper on the...

I think there is a write protect jumper on the EEPROM . . .
But I don't know if it has to be present, or removed . . .
Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Mad_Poet
Usually one needs to punch the motor parameters...

Usually one needs to punch the motor parameters (off the motor nameplate)
into the VFD. Certain parameters in the drive are the 'motor description'.

Also, the drive probably has input...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By Mad_Poet
IdealDan > One more thing please, why do we have...

IdealDan > One more thing please, why do we have to use SBR/RET/Input Par, when a simple JSR with just the Routine name can handle a Call up?


Not too sure about PLC's . . .
But as I recall...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Mad_Poet
No real idea as to what the problem is. My...

No real idea as to what the problem is.

My boss had to buy us some spares via E-Bay . . . .

Also, according to the manual, if one powers it down then powers
the drive back up too quickly it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mad_Poet
PLCNovice61 > with the manual near 15,000 pages!,...

PLCNovice61 > with the manual near 15,000 pages!, that would make my printer put some smoke out it.


Which is why I like reading the manuals on the computer.
And, being on the computer I can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Desh, I second keeping the Click. It,...

Dear Desh,
I second keeping the Click.
It, and the hardware you bought, gives you the opportunity to
wire up actual working circuitry and see what happens when
a physical input or output is not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Mad_Poet
Do the old and new Simatic rack pc's have the...

Do the old and new Simatic rack pc's have the same IP address?

Is there any chance 'something' on the network has the same IP address?

Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By Mad_Poet
I have some 'jogging tables' where the hot and...

I have some 'jogging tables' where the hot and neutral are
opened by the On / Off switch so I am curious about this.

Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Mad_Poet
I don't know about Honewell . . . But I have a...

I don't know about Honewell . . .
But I have a ten year old Siemens and when I replace a battery there is a
button I have to toggle letting the PLC know the battery was changed before
it will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By Mad_Poet
Terri > Dear Terri, You could also...

Terri >


Dear Terri,
You could also purchase a second drive and re-install Windows etc. etc.
on it. Keeping your original drive (with the desired data still on it) untouched.

Once the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Mad_Poet
I have a machine running Siemens . . . One of...

I have a machine running Siemens . . .
One of the files in the 'project' is of type '.S7S'. (Like your S7_Job.S7S.)
So I would suggest Siemens Step 7. (Or is it Simatic Step 7?)

Google looks...
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