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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By janner_10
IT was only v28 onwards that is compatible with...

IT was only v28 onwards that is compatible with W10 from memory. Are you earlier than that, although some have had success with previous ones.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By janner_10
We have done job whereby the customer gives us an...

We have done job whereby the customer gives us an email address to send from, failing that Gmail is also very easy to use.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By janner_10
He has all the tools to do the job already, why...

He has all the tools to do the job already, why would he need Advanced HMI?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By janner_10
If you have a PV 6 or 7, you can log the end of...

If you have a PV 6 or 7, you can log the end of week figures to a CSV with a RE from a PLC Tag and email from the screen as an attachment.

Set a fair few of these up for customers and is a fairly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,557
Posted By janner_10
We set ours to DHCP, never had a problem with a...

We set ours to DHCP, never had a problem with a customers network yet.

Alternatively, if they give you a fixed IP address, use that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By janner_10
You can read and write the tags directly from...

You can read and write the tags directly from excel using RS Linx.

You can add the first dimension of the UDT Array, then just copy and paste within Excel but changing the pointer then send the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By janner_10
I would download Advanced HMI, add in some tags...

I would download Advanced HMI, add in some tags from the SCL and get it running on a laptop, if Advanced HMI works whilst the original HMI produces errors, you have shown the SLC is good and the HMI...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By janner_10
The CLX side doesn't bother me, it's talking to...

The CLX side doesn't bother me, it's talking to the sh!tty GE DCS that seems to of got head scratching going at this stage.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By janner_10
You're better off just using logic within the PLC...

You're better off just using logic within the PLC to simulate an analogue input go higher and lower.

I doubt the current draw of a empty plc and a PLC full of logic will be so negligible, it would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By janner_10
Keep it simple and use the tools included. ...

Keep it simple and use the tools included.

Ladder logic and use TONOFF Timer, its exactly what it was designed for.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By janner_10
I would change the backplane first. Low hanging...

I would change the backplane first. Low hanging fruit etc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By janner_10
KEPWare to GE DCS

We have a customer that wants to extract data from a GE Alspa 8000 DCS which has profibus on-board, into a CLX

The amount of data is > 2000 bytes, so this rules out the Pro-Soft PB Card and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By janner_10
Tools > Options > Ladder Editor > Display > Check...

Tools > Options > Ladder Editor > Display > Check 'Show Tag Alias Information'
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By janner_10
Phoenix Contact do some we have used in the past....

Phoenix Contact do some we have used in the past.

Easy and quick to set up.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By janner_10
You can use the COP instruction. There is a good...

You can use the COP instruction. There is a good guide in the 850 manual.
http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/qs/2080-qs002_-en-e.pdf

Basically you split the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By janner_10
Just latch a bit with i0.0 and unlatch with i0.1,...

Just latch a bit with i0.0 and unlatch with i0.1, that bit is your TON.IN

EDIT: Use TONR if you need to accumulate, TON if you don't.

KISS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By janner_10
I remember you telling us about this in one of...

I remember you telling us about this in one of your classes in MK, still do it to this day as I thought it was such a good, simple idea.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By janner_10
You can log to the panel and run a BCD to copy...

You can log to the panel and run a BCD to copy paste to a USB, or you can also log to a csv on a network drive, or USB, which doesn't require any input.

Decent guide:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By janner_10
Only in Tewkesbury. Give me a call if you like. ...

Only in Tewkesbury. Give me a call if you like.

PM me and I'll send you my number.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By janner_10
I imagine a home test bed to be a few lamps,...

I imagine a home test bed to be a few lamps, switches and perhaps an analogue input if feeling flush.

If you're considering something with an inrush current of 20amps, then that's a mighty...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By janner_10
If it were me, I would move both the values into...

If it were me, I would move both the values into an array when the difference is > 5% every 30 seconds with a time stamp from the wallclock and look for any patterns that may occur.

Depending on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By janner_10
Just fit an MCB for 240v to the power supply,...

Just fit an MCB for 240v to the power supply, rated to the cable size which is in turn rated to the draw of the unit.

You can fit a fuse on the 24v supply to the plc, i personally wouldn't bother...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By janner_10
Lenze Engineer should look like this: ...

Lenze Engineer should look like this:

http://i65.tinypic.com/29475ur.png

Set the IP and subnet to what it should be. The station name you will be able to get from the Siemens project. Click on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By janner_10
If you are doing the programming then you need...

If you are doing the programming then you need that from them, so you know what to make the PLC do.

I'm guessing the Logic Design would be the PDF of the prog once you have written it, or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By janner_10
You can't change the input states, so you have to...

You can't change the input states, so you have to do the thinking in the PLC.

If you put a ONS after the inputs that then latches a bit which allows the button to light the lamp.

Use a OSF on...
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