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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Aggregateman
How would I go about doing this? If it saves us 5...

How would I go about doing this? If it saves us 5 hours of trial and error in the cold I’m all for it!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Aggregateman
UPDATE: got them working by changing processors...

UPDATE: got them working by changing processors to program mode then back to remote and power cycling. I noticed they were stuck in program mode on that diagnostic screen. Now the question is, what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Aggregateman
Yeah, we tried rebooting everything several times...

Yeah, we tried rebooting everything several times in different successions, including PC last. Here are 3 screens I am not sure will be helpful or not.
Each picture is of the status of a different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Aggregateman
Help with SLC5/04 and RSVIEW32?

Hey All, I’ve got a problem for anyone experienced with SLC5/04s running on DH+ controlled by a windows 98 desktop running Wintelligent View.

So I’ll try and provide as much information as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Aggregateman
Keep FTVIEW alarms active after Alarm state has passed

Hi everyone! I have Panelview plus that is attached to a compactlogix controller, and I would like to use the built in alarms feature in view studio to place a pop up message on the HMI when someone...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By Aggregateman
no, you read me right the first time, I could...

no, you read me right the first time, I could have been clearer, I want an indicator to reflect states shown in ladder logic, I want to be able to see a state based on what is happening in the logic....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By Aggregateman
OK, here's the latest revision of my HMI, I made...

OK, here's the latest revision of my HMI, I made as many changes as I could to the color scheme that my dad would let me (it is his plant after all) I opted to keep the logo until I need that space...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By Aggregateman
when I get a chance to finish it, sadly the...

when I get a chance to finish it, sadly the automation thing isn't my full-time job (yet, I plan to make myself a position here doing just that over time) I'm stuck running loader and another gravel...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By Aggregateman
WOW that's a lot of information, the color coded...

WOW that's a lot of information, the color coded buttons are a request from my dad, since everyone is used to good old manual push buttons, they want a little more color than is probably...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By Aggregateman
I would very much love to see some examples!...

I would very much love to see some examples! Thanks!
Maybe some advice on how to set them up properly?

Also thanks everyone else for the suggestions, I’ll definitely be adding a Nav bar this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By Aggregateman
Lets Play Critique My HMI

Hey everyone! I work for a small family business and am working on adding automation capabilities to our surface mining operations, for a little background last year I had no idea what a PLC even...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Aggregateman
From what I gather from reading posts here VMware...

From what I gather from reading posts here VMware appears to be one of the most popular options, also makes moving to a newer machine relatively painless. I personally don't use them because I have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,133
Posted By Aggregateman
WOW, thanks! I had exhausted my google-fu and the...

WOW, thanks! I had exhausted my google-fu and the Allen Bradley website usually gives me headaches if I am searching for anything other than user manuals. Hopefully this post helps out many people...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,133
Posted By Aggregateman
Is RSlogix Micro Starter Lite Still Available?

Well, the title kind of speaks for itself, but I'm curious if the micro starter lite version of logix 500 is still around, every link I've tried comes up broken because of AB redesigning their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By Aggregateman
WOW, that’s impressive, I’m going to have to see...

WOW, that’s impressive, I’m going to have to see about getting some of those, but those have to cost a pretty penny. Guess I’ll call our Schneider supplier in the morning!

Aside from that I still...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By Aggregateman
Compactlogix with remote I/O scattered around,...

Compactlogix with remote I/O scattered around, that dash button sounds interesting, what kind of range did you have?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By Aggregateman
CHEAP remote “push button” solution?

Hey everyone! Let me start by explaining what I want to do here, I’ve got a small PLC system and am looking for a cheap way to rig up a compact remote system to trigger a couple non-essential input...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By Aggregateman
HELP! Factorytalk view studio Glitch

Hi everyone, I've got a laptop that has windows 10(I didn't have a choice) and I'm trying to set up communications in view studio, every time I try to set up communications it shows this glitch...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,160
Posted By Aggregateman
Thanks! I've never used a subroutine before. ...

Thanks! I've never used a subroutine before.

So I was messing around and thought this way of interlocking the feed line up, seems to work pretty good when I was running it in test mode on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,160
Posted By Aggregateman
This subroutine is the Bee's Knees! I have one...

This subroutine is the Bee's Knees! I have one problem though, when I verify it gives me a warning saying "Routine cannot be reached by the main routine: 'Tail_Pulleys of Program MainProgram' "
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,160
Posted By Aggregateman
We have to stop and start the conveyors loaded...

We have to stop and start the conveyors loaded approximately 25 times a day when large chunks of conglomerate get caught in a conveyors hopper. We have the drive motors oversized to handle the extra...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,160
Posted By Aggregateman
Would I not be able to use a TON to sound the...

Would I not be able to use a TON to sound the horn with the TT bit, then start the first conveyor with the DN bit, then have every consecutive conveyor start when the tail pulley sensor of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,160
Posted By Aggregateman
Multiple conveyor sequence start and interlock?

Hi everyone, first time posting here, so I'll just get right to the meat of my situation here.

I've just started getting into PLCs and I work in a gravel mine, we have a total of 7 conveyors...
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