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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By kolyur
The other side of that coin would be: If you use...

The other side of that coin would be: If you use a different numbering scheme for new wires, that would be an indicator that those wires/components were added after the initial build. Could be useful...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By kolyur
If you have a Google account you can use Google...

If you have a Google account you can use Google Drive. Upload it there, set it to shared and it will provide you with a download link that you can paste into a post here.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By kolyur
Since the encoder appears to be working...

Since the encoder appears to be working correctly, I'd focus on the power connection. Fault E19 can occur if there is a disruption or failure of power to the motor. Possible causes could be:
- Cable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By kolyur
Isolating the bottom half of the word is easy,...

Isolating the bottom half of the word is easy, just AND N15:1 with 255 (or FFh) and put the result in another register. This will clear out the top half of the word and leave you with 02 using your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By kolyur
I think I misunderstood the question, the module...

I think I misunderstood the question, the module I posted is for protecting whatever electronics are driving the relay coil itself and has nothing to do with the relay's contacts. The link posted by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By kolyur
The Magnecraft relays we use have suppressor...

The Magnecraft relays we use have suppressor modules as an option. They're nothing more than a diode or MOV inside a little plastic case, but definitely more user friendly than jamming a diode lead...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 21st, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By kolyur
Looking at the CX1020 documentation, it appears...

Looking at the CX1020 documentation, it appears to have two switched Ethernet ports, similar to the CX9020's I've used. They don't recommend using these for EtherCAT--I don't even know how you'd go...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By kolyur
See this thread for some good explanation: ...

See this thread for some good explanation:
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=65250

With ASCII transmission, each character is a single byte which can be represented as a two-digit hex...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By kolyur
Thanks to all, I have ordered the dongles. We'll...

Thanks to all, I have ordered the dongles. We'll see how it goes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By kolyur
AB license dongle w/ multiple licenses of RSLogix 500

We have a dozen or so Maintenance technicians who have their own laptops and need access to RSLogix 500 (Starter). Some of them use it very infrequently, so I'm looking at getting the 9509-USB-DONG2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By kolyur
I'm not very knowledgeable about visualizations...

I'm not very knowledgeable about visualizations in TwinCAT but I think I found your missing link. The VFM_Axis_Ctrl visualization uses the local stHMI_Axis variable; this Visu is then instanced twice...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By kolyur
This is not OOP specific but is the best Beckhoff...

This is not OOP specific but is the best Beckhoff tutorial out there, in my opinion:
http://www.contactandcoil.com/twincat-3-tutorial/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By kolyur
Is "Module1.Variables.OutputCoil1" a tag? If so...

Is "Module1.Variables.OutputCoil1" a tag? If so it must be set up as writable in the tag properties, and you shouldn't have square brackets around it. (Square brackets are used when directly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By kolyur
I would suggest emailing Beckhoff tech support,...

I would suggest emailing Beckhoff tech support, they should be able to tell you pretty quick what your options are for this processor. In my case (with a CX9020) they emailed me a FTP link to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By kolyur
The contactandcoil tutorial is awesome, much...

The contactandcoil tutorial is awesome, much better than anything officially released by Beckhoff in my opinion. I refer back to it quite often, just the other day in fact when I was getting up to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By kolyur
You need to be more specific. The term "scanner"...

You need to be more specific. The term "scanner" can have many meanings. I assume you mean some type of communication master? Which fieldbus?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By kolyur
This is all good advice. I agree that the usage...

This is all good advice. I agree that the usage of these modules needs to be included in the risk assessment and that is where my concerns would be addressed, on a case-by-case basis. ASF, your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By kolyur
I don't see how diagnostic/test pulses would help...

I don't see how diagnostic/test pulses would help in this case. It isn't a short circuit situation.

The problem seems obvious to me, perhaps I am not explaining it well. Suppose you have safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By kolyur
I'm not talking about the fieldbus or power...

I'm not talking about the fieldbus or power cables... I mean the actual connections for safety devices. They are all the same type of plug, M12 typically. If someone would swap a few of these they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By kolyur
Safety pluggable I/O--is it safe?

I'd like to hear opinions about using safety I/O with pluggable connections. I'm referring to the IP67-style fieldbus modules with a number of M8 or M12 plugs that accept redundant signals from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By kolyur
Rockwell reorganizes their support website every...

Rockwell reorganizes their support website every so often which causes all previously-created links to be broken. So, when I want to access a support article link that someone has posted, I usually...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By kolyur
The ability to daisy-chain modules is a feature...

The ability to daisy-chain modules is a feature specific to Balluff and deviates from the IO-Link standard. To enable this feature on supported modules, you have to change one of the IO-Link...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By kolyur
I've used these in the past: ...

I've used these in the past:
http://www.redlion.net/accessory/rj45-parallel-connector

If you download the datasheet they have a similar product that has a RJ45 breakout terminal block, looks like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By kolyur
After you update the Crimson software on your PC,...

After you update the Crimson software on your PC, they next time you try to download a project it will automatically update the firmware.

I would highly recommend upgrading to Crimson 3 if your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By kolyur
I would first try updating the firmware in your...

I would first try updating the firmware in your unit. You can do that by installing the newest version of Crimson 2 (build 578). See if the problem goes away. If not you should call Red Lion support....
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