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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 975
Posted By OkiePC
Bill Gates literally got rich because Americans...

Bill Gates literally got rich because Americans don't have enough conflict in their lives.

I remember when there was a press release stating that Allen-Bradley was partnering with Microsoft to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By OkiePC
The program is saved with the System Comms...

The program is saved with the System Comms information that probably does not match exactly with your set up. Even if you correct that and attempt to go online, RSLogix compares the program checksum...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By OkiePC
I think you will need to do the offset with PLC...

I think you will need to do the offset with PLC logic by adding an offset value to the the calculated temperature. If the program is set up with the module configured for engineering units and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,697
Posted By OkiePC
I have been getting those flyers with the 1100...

I have been getting those flyers with the 1100 and 1400 for about a year.
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By OkiePC
On rungs 59 and 60 they're setting up the I/O.

On rungs 59 and 60 they're setting up the I/O.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By OkiePC
The iBox instructions are relatively recent...

The iBox instructions are relatively recent additions to the software and PLC firmware. I was in your shoes a few years ago and had to do square root math in a DL06 for a venturi flowmeter. I found...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By OkiePC
During the input scan (before the program is...

During the input scan (before the program is running), the PLC will write to the "I" words/bits based on real world input conditions it gathers from input points that are not inhibited. Once that is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By OkiePC
I just realized that all my talk about CF...

I just realized that all my talk about CF cards...I was dealing with SD cards in graphite and CR series HMIs, NOT CF cards. The symptoms were the same, though, so the cause might still be the same. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By OkiePC
I have only had that trouble those two times (in...

I have only had that trouble those two times (in the span of a week) and it was on systems with quite a bit of logging being done. I have always used relatively inexpensive office grade memory...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By OkiePC
This has gotten me once. After a lightning...

This has gotten me once. After a lightning strike destroyed two pump VFDs, A "new and improved" pair of VFDs were installed with the same (tested good) pressure sensor wired in series to both drive...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By OkiePC
I have had symptoms described in #2 simply by...

I have had symptoms described in #2 simply by using a bad CF card. One batch of 5 cards I bought all had the same symptoms you describe. Putting a new CF card in the HMI cleared up the problem. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By OkiePC
If the duration of the event is greater than the...

If the duration of the event is greater than the input filter setting, then the 12uS filter won't hurt you, but will limit the precision to +/- 12 microseconds. The HSC on a 1400 can count at a rate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 26th, 2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By OkiePC
I think you will find it easier (if not...

I think you will find it easier (if not necessary) to use controller scope tags with RSView32
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By OkiePC
If you don't need online editing or cross...

If you don't need online editing or cross reference, then the $150 version is okay. Personally, I rely on those two features too much to go without them, it's worth $300 for me to have the address...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By OkiePC
We recently bought RSLogix Micro Developer for a...

We recently bought RSLogix Micro Developer for a customer. It is like RSLogix 500 Standard except it doesn't do SLCs and only costs $540. Another limitation is that it is node locked so you can't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 20th, 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By OkiePC
Are you saving to a local drive? Are you sure...

Are you saving to a local drive? Are you sure you have permissions for the save path?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By OkiePC
I have seen metal detectors affected by static as...

I have seen metal detectors affected by static as well as load cells on weighing conveyors.

One machine gave me fits until I finally found the culprit...2 bolt flange bearings on a rubber conveyor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By OkiePC
I had a job with RS-485 running about 750'...

I had a job with RS-485 running about 750' underground to a pump building for VFD comms. A lightning strike toasted the PLC serial port a few years ago. I installed one of these when I replaced the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By OkiePC
Good info guys, thank you. Suppose this guy...

Good info guys, thank you. Suppose this guy wants to risk running this motor with a VFD for as long as it can survive before replacing it with a vector duty motor...How would I wire it to the VFD?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By OkiePC
OT: Lathe motor

A buddy got a deal on an old lathe and wants to apply power...His shop has 240vac single phase.

I believe this old motor is a 2-speed 3 phase motor designed for 440vac but would like confirmation...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By OkiePC
Two things I recall dealing with laser doppler...

Two things I recall dealing with laser doppler velocimiters:
1) Very expensive, although the prices may have come down in the last 15 years since I last worked with them
2) You need to control the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By OkiePC
There might be a way if you have a licensed...

There might be a way if you have a licensed version of RSLinx that supports DDE/OPC topics. I don't know much about Studio 5000 Emulate, but with RSLogix Emulate 500, there was a driver created...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By OkiePC
If it ramps smoothly, then it is probably not...

If it ramps smoothly, then it is probably not exceeding the duty rating of the motor and pump.

Softstarters are often rated by the number of starts per hour. 3 times per hour though should not be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By OkiePC
With Modbus RTU, you can only have one master,...

With Modbus RTU, you can only have one master, and the HMI needs to be a master in order to communicate with the PLC without a whole bunch of extra logic in the PLC.

If you have not bought...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By OkiePC
Give us part numbers, makes and models. ...

Give us part numbers, makes and models.

General info:
A Modbus RTU slave cannot initiate messages, so I would think that the HMI may still be able to work with it and act as the Modbus RTU...
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