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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By RVaughan
Yes, System Constants is what you are looking...

Yes, System Constants is what you are looking for.
The text name is the better one to use here. It is called the symbolic name. If the hardware configuration is modified in the future, that 64...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By RVaughan
Could the program have been migrated from a PLC...

Could the program have been migrated from a PLC with asynchronously updated I/O?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By RVaughan
One wonders if this has something to do with v16...

One wonders if this has something to do with v16 being released later this year, but you mention WinCC in particular...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,263
Posted By RVaughan
You are at work and getting paid. Do something...

You are at work and getting paid. Do something that benefits the company. If you don't have other projects to work on, organize papers, sweep the floors, take out the trash, clean the toilets. Do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By RVaughan
Posting Picts?

Posting Picts?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,631
Posted By RVaughan
Minus two points to me for not reading the...

Minus two points to me for not reading the dialog.

Regarding the question "Is the device <x> physically installed on the same hardware device as the controller?" - saying yes may mean the slave is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,631
Posted By RVaughan
Removing the -1 in my test I see the dialog...

Removing the -1 in my test I see the dialog "There is already a module... Is the device <x> physically installed on the same hardware device as the controller?"

Saying yes allows the name to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By RVaughan
You have ten seconds to convince me, the hiring...

You have ten seconds to convince me, the hiring manager, to do something other than throw your resume in the wastebasket along with most of the rest of the pile of a hundred resumes. I am looking...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 21st, 2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By RVaughan
SIE ProfiNet controllers also support Media...

SIE ProfiNet controllers also support Media Redundancy Protocol, for networks requiring high availability. This requires a ring topology.

You can use the TIA Selection Tool to find hardware...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By RVaughan
You can plug a mouse into the USB port and use...

You can plug a mouse into the USB port and use that until your screen is repaired.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By RVaughan
Indirect answer: Perhaps call SFC12 on each of...

Indirect answer:
Perhaps call SFC12 on each of the startup OBs (100, 101, 102) to achieve the same effect. Would this accomplish what you intend?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By RVaughan
Others may be wary of giving prices, because many...

Others may be wary of giving prices, because many things in the automation world are highly variable based on supplier location, and supplier relationship. The best thing to do is get a quote from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,823
Posted By RVaughan
Watch all eleven of these videos: Ron Beaufort...

Watch all eleven of these videos: Ron Beaufort PLC Boot Camp Preview (https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGzS56y9k4eYr1uS3jPPxGunBTtPcS3Ez)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By RVaughan
KB4056896 Causing Issues with Wonderware Historian and Studio5000

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/15/meltdown_ics/



Here's another thread with an RSWho issue: http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=113796&highlight=KB4056896

Related...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By RVaughan
Go to Tools>Options, Select Ladder Editor, then...

Go to Tools>Options, Select Ladder Editor, then click the 'Configure...' button. Set hot keys for your most common instructions. Reduced toolbar clicking, reduced toolbar movement, reduced mouse...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By RVaughan
I haven't worked with v6.1, but in later versions...

I haven't worked with v6.1, but in later versions the Numeric Display object is separate from the Numeric Input Enable object, which pops the keyboard. Entry limits are set in the Numeric Input...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,287
Posted By RVaughan
Now that is one that perplexes me. I've seen a...

Now that is one that perplexes me. I've seen a job posting looking for all-around techs that can also program a PLC paying as low as $13/hour.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,287
Posted By RVaughan
Supply, Demand, Incentives, and more

As with every problem in life, I doubt there is only one major factor in the observed shortage. I know a guy here in SE Michigan having trouble finding an industrial maintenance job.
He has spent...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,499
Posted By RVaughan
In BOOTP/DHCP tool, add a relation with the...

In BOOTP/DHCP tool, add a relation with the drive's MAC and current IP address. Then click on the relation in the relation list, and then click Enable BOOTP/DHCP. When you see a BOOTP request from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By RVaughan
Here is a link to software part numbers that you...

Here is a link to software part numbers that you can take to your Mitsubishi distributor for purchasing the software. They will provide media and/or a download link:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By RVaughan
I went ahead and changed the visibility on the...

I went ahead and changed the visibility on the Goto buttons. The screen connection web wasn't as complicated as I expected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By RVaughan
The first thing that comes to mind is that the...

The first thing that comes to mind is that the EDS you pulled from the device doesn't match the way L5k/RSLinx reads the device. If this is the case, I have a possible solution.

The other case I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By RVaughan
Calling Password Prompt/Popup in FT View SE v7/v9

Current project requires most HMI screens to be locked out without user login. I set the appropriate security code on each display, so now the Goto Display buttons don't function without login. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By RVaughan
If the first two ANDs are true,...

If the first two ANDs are true, "DB_010R01".SOLVE.AUX_START_PROG_ARM2 is set to one. Note the string in quotes is the DB symbolic name, while the actual bit is .SOLVE.AUX_START_PROG_ARM2.

The AND...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 14th, 2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,895
Posted By RVaughan
The only reasons not to would be problems like...

The only reasons not to would be problems like you described - something changed in the project outside of the blocks. In this case it sounds like the offline you were given didn't match the online....
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