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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 8th, 2018, 09:55 PM
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I'm not familiar with this particular PLC, but if...

I'm not familiar with this particular PLC, but if it has a status bit or word that changes states on a regular basis, such as internal clock references, or if it has a flasher timer programmed, then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2018, 11:17 AM
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Views: 241
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
In all honesty, my best recommendation would be...

In all honesty, my best recommendation would be to abandon these IO Server status monitors altogether and write a heartbeat routine instead to verify communications between the HMI and PLC.

There...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
View.exe is the name of the WindowViewer program....

View.exe is the name of the WindowViewer program. Rather than wondering whether it will work, why not simply try it and resolve your problem?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I would say that the time delay should be...

I would say that the time delay should be determined by what the normal idle time while running is for the equipment in question. I doubt there's a "one size fits all" value for this function.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2018, 03:29 PM
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Views: 241
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I haven't with the TI500 server, but I have...

I haven't with the TI500 server, but I have encountered this issue with upgrades of older versions of InTouch.

What you need to do is to create a new Access Name for the WindowViewer runtime...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
When I first began to implement ACVS drives back...

When I first began to implement ACVS drives back in the early 1980s, motor lead length was not an issue of particular concern any more than with any other motor installation. Those early technology...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I was working on a project in Wyoming some years...

I was working on a project in Wyoming some years ago and a local electrician told me that I shouldn't knock it until I've tried it -- it ain't baaaaaaad. ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 23rd, 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 329
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I don't recall whether this is the same module,...

I don't recall whether this is the same module, but I remember encountering a clamp setting on a 1769 AO module configuration dialog and the default settings for the upper and lower clamps allowed no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
It's not necessary to kill the input power, so...

It's not necessary to kill the input power, so you should still be able to detect which E-Stop PB was activated.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
It is sort of the equivalent of a UDT in RS Logix.

It is sort of the equivalent of a UDT in RS Logix.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
There is no 10 character tagname limit in...

There is no 10 character tagname limit in InTouch. There are, however, certain characters that are not allowed for a tagname. For instance, a tagname cannot begin with a number. I'm pretty sure that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Hosting the setpoint data in the PLC wouldn't...

Hosting the setpoint data in the PLC wouldn't work, since the values in the off-line version of the program wouldn't necessarily match what is in the current program, which is to be overwritten with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've used Endress+Hauser:...

I've used Endress+Hauser: https://www.us.endress.com/en/field-instruments-overview/level-measurement/Guided-Radar-Levelflex-FMP57

No complaints.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Safety PLCs don't support the full function set...

Safety PLCs don't support the full function set that is available in standard PLCs. If I'm not mistaken, you will be limited to using Integer math with a GuardLogix PLC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes. The ones that I have used in coal silos...

Yes. The ones that I have used in coal silos employed a cable as a wave guide.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Guided wave radar may be an option:...

Guided wave radar may be an option: https://www.flowcontrolnetwork.com/how-guided-wave-radar-level-measurement-works/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 18th, 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
True, but you don't have to worry about getting...

True, but you don't have to worry about getting replacement components 10 years down the road.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,273
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
In some drawings that I have done, I have used...

In some drawings that I have done, I have used different symbols for equipment terminals vs. terminal board terminals.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
If you tried to import a window from the 10.6...

If you tried to import a window from the 10.6 application and it didn't work, then I don't know how to make it work. I'm not aware of a capability to downgrade the entire InTouch application. I've...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
You could use a bit shift and load a "1" at the...

You could use a bit shift and load a "1" at the first position if height is okay and a "0" if it isn't. Run the bit shift on a timed pulse only if the conveyor is moving. If you get a "0" at the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's a fair point to make, but I'd go with...

That's a fair point to make, but I'd go with maintaining the existing standard.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
How does that work? Is it a 15 page per...

How does that work? Is it a 15 page per project/file limit, or does the software actually stop working after 15 pages?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1 (With all due respect to Ken Roach) ;)

+1

(With all due respect to Ken Roach) ;)
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