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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
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http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/images/attach/jpg.gif

Hopefully the picture from my configuration will be there.

Thank you SigmaDelta,
It does look like the Input addressing scheme (and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Mr. Cardosocea, So, how do I check this in...

Dear Mr. Cardosocea,
So, how do I check this in Step7?
Will I find it in the configuration . . . or am I going to have to look in the
function blocks or some other strange, weird, and wonderful...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Sigmadelta, The link brought me to the...

Dear Sigmadelta,
The link brought me to the input module - and it looks like I can buy those.
But when I search at the link for the output module, no luck.

Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
P.S. My machines are all working right now. ...

P.S. My machines are all working right now. But, last week we brought number
one down for several hours to replace a drive belt . . When powered back up the
ET200S was problematic . . . After a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Jesper, I printed out the prices last week...

Dear Jesper,
I printed out the prices last week . . . from a place called 'Allied Electronics'.

Today I went back, and the 6ES7 131-4BD01-0AB0 is U.S. $247 for a pack of five.
(They also say...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Mad_Poet
Do the Twido PLC's keep track of the date? ...

Do the Twido PLC's keep track of the date?

If so it shouldn't be that difficult to check the date and change parameters appropriately.
Poet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
Thank you Mr. Cardosocea. If the 0AB0's are...

Thank you Mr. Cardosocea.
If the 0AB0's are 'high feature' . . . and the 0AA0 are standard, I would have
thought the 0AA0 would be cheaper.

A place called Allied Electronics has the 0AA0's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By Mad_Poet
Siemens Part Numbers

Dear Sirs,
I have what are supposed to be three identical machines, with interchangeable
parts . . Just the three machines get bigger.

They have Siemens PLC's in them, and they all have ET200S...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Mad_Poet
Is the computer problematic because of the...

Is the computer problematic because of the computer?
Or is it the hard drive going bad?

(And if it is the hard drive . . can one even find a hard
drive small enough that is compatible with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Mad_Poet
Windows 3.11 ? Do you still have the...

Windows 3.11 ?

Do you still have the Windows 3.11 installation floppies?

First thing I would try is looking for another OLD computer and see if
it will even run Windows 3.11. Second thing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,901
Posted By Mad_Poet
I like this thread. Once upon a time, many...

I like this thread.

Once upon a time, many many years ago, I had an operator tell me "The machine did
just like it does when that light is burnt out!" Pointing at an incandescent lamp which...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,280
Posted By Mad_Poet
Jaden > Normally Open and Normally closed define...

Jaden > Normally Open and Normally closed define the state of relay contacts when the coil is not energized or sitting out on a table top. PLC "ladder" logic was meant to represent Relay Ladder...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Mad_Poet
https://www.justanswer.com/small-engine/3ep8w-wiri...

https://www.justanswer.com/small-engine/3ep8w-wiring-for-nnn-nnn-nnnnfirst-start-sensor-nnn-nnn-nnnnparalleling.html

Hello,

If they are even still available, you will need to get the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Deividasn, Sorry things took so long to...

Dear Deividasn,
Sorry things took so long to get back - holiday weekend for me. And I'm off to North Carolina tomorrow morning.

I would try using the CE control panel - network to set a static...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mad_Poet
Rocket Tester > What does "It says it has an IP...

Rocket Tester > What does "It says it has an IP of 172.16.90.146" mean?

Dear Mr. Rocket Tester,
I have two different 'flavors' of SSD cards. One is for when the machine is running the
program...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Mad_Poet
I have a similar problem. I can manually set...

I have a similar problem.
I can manually set the IP address of the PLC and the laptop (to the same subnet)
and ping that way. I used the X2 port - X1 was problematic for me. (Don't know why)....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Mad_Poet
Might try here : ...

Might try here : https://infosys.beckhoff.com/english.php?content=../content/1033/tc3_plc_intro/9007201784205195.html&id=

>>>
ARRAY
TwinCAT supports one-, two- and three-dimensional arrays of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Mad_Poet
Hiya GM2012, You might try this PDF file . . . ...

Hiya GM2012,
You might try this PDF file . . . http://www.triarm.com.au/PDF/26-737_En16.pdf

Page 4-6 might have the pinout for a communications cable. If nothing else the pdf
should be a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Ben
Views: 319
Posted By Mad_Poet
That sounds normal to me. I have some old...

That sounds normal to me.
I have some old RSLogix stuff . . . I downloaded the programs and stored them away.
Next time I want to access the PLC first thing I have to do is download the program...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Mad_Poet
I'm not sure if Ultraware is a software that has...

I'm not sure if Ultraware is a software that has to be paid for or not.
In my case it was already installed on the machine, licenses and all.
(If a license is required.)

I used Google and it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mad_Poet
Weyall . . . I got that TwinCat 2.11 R3. ...

Weyall . . .
I got that TwinCat 2.11 R3. Installed and runs without errors. Did not come with
pdf instruction files . . . Though I did have two from the last time.

The PLC with Windows CE - I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mad_Poet
In my line of work we have used solid state...

In my line of work we have used solid state relays called 'Triac's.

These Triac's are making and breaking AC volts. They can be ordered in a variety
of input and output voltages, currents, etc....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Archie, Many thanks for the link to the...

Dear Archie,
Many thanks for the link to the video.
While much of the stuff in the video did not 'work right' . . . it gave me a few clues.

I went with static IP - and, fortunately, with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mad_Poet
Dear Sirs, I am trying to run Twincat V2.10. ...

Dear Sirs,
I am trying to run Twincat V2.10.

After reading parts of the documentation, and studying the various error indications,
it looks like It's missing at least four files.

Error...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Mad_Poet
Kat > The sensor stays ON on one of them ...

Kat > The sensor stays ON on one of them

The sensor stays on? is it supposed to stay on?
You changed to 'positive signal edge' and it worked once . . .

I'd check the sensor, and see why it...
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