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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 3rd, 2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By janner_10
Its perfectly acceptable as the reset isn't a...

Its perfectly acceptable as the reset isn't a safety function.

If there is a comms loss - it will never reset.

If the output stays high, it will also not reset as the PILZ unit needs to see a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By janner_10
Just use a Nat

Just use a Nat
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By janner_10
Forget the limit - Just make your own - so much...

Forget the limit - Just make your own - so much less fuss.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 25th, 2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By janner_10
I checked my last email project and the server...

I checked my last email project and the server was: smtp.gmail.com

port = 465
SSL = 1
Anonymous = 0

smtp.google.com isn't correct for gmail (i assume Oz is the same)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By janner_10
No, these are not Servo Drives

No, these are not Servo Drives
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 20th, 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By janner_10
The clever Maintenance Manager would be asking...

The clever Maintenance Manager would be asking why the screen doesn't say what the process is waiting for, getting rid of the need for Bubba to cart around his laptop in the first place.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,271
Posted By janner_10
Why do you all make it so complicated: ...

Why do you all make it so complicated:

https://i.imgur.com/S2gSezN.png
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,271
Posted By janner_10
Keep it simple. RTO which resets after an hour...

Keep it simple. RTO which resets after an hour and increments a counter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 15th, 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By janner_10
He's counting 'Days Left' - I hardly think...

He's counting 'Days Left' - I hardly think getting a scan time to 10ms is going to help much.

Displaying days left until maintenance for 600 machines, is just a daft job for a plc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By janner_10
As above - keep it nice and neat and change to...

As above - keep it nice and neat and change to E/IP
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By janner_10
Try: Zebra Printers A few different...

Try: Zebra Printers

A few different protocols available.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By janner_10
Thank you all - Some good suggestions to plough...

Thank you all - Some good suggestions to plough through.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By janner_10
Teamviewer Alternative?

I see there are a few out there - anyone found a suitable (less costly) alternative.

An annual commercial subscription and 1 extra seat is now getting in excess of 1300 per year.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By janner_10
It's entirely up to you and how your system...

It's entirely up to you and how your system works.

We generally make the last mode the mode @ power up, because it stops confusion when something doesn't work.

We have designed system whereby...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,772
Posted By janner_10
I expect he thought of eBay, some 5 years ago.

I expect he thought of eBay, some 5 years ago.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By janner_10
I wouldn't of used a FIFO for this. An array...

I wouldn't of used a FIFO for this.

An array of a UDT with your required fields will be much easier to administer.

You wont need to load and unload, just increment a pointer after every fault...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By janner_10
Cost isn't necessarily an incentive. If you...

Cost isn't necessarily an incentive.

If you just spent 2k to 4k on a main PLC, you don't really want a network of smaller PLCs as remote IO Stations to save a few 100 here and there. At least...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By janner_10
Check the routine with the AOI in, it will tell...

Check the routine with the AOI in, it will tell you the tags it can't understand. These are likely your data links. You have a few to choose from, but you can only choose 4 IIRC.

OutputCurrent,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By janner_10
I prefer that though to the customer that thinks...

I prefer that though to the customer that thinks they know best and spec's everything to the minute detail. We did a large project for a well known yoghurt manufacturer. They spec'd everything down...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By janner_10
There has been a fair amount of coverage overhere...

There has been a fair amount of coverage overhere about how different it was this year. I found some of the scenes to be quite poignant.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By janner_10
That's a fair point, I can only guess that we...

That's a fair point, I can only guess that we will never know now!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By janner_10
It's not much help though and not what the OP...

It's not much help though and not what the OP asked.

He had the answer at #2. He may as well watched kitten videos on you tube after that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By janner_10
Studio 5000: CIP Error: Address offset out of range

CPU: 5069-L330ER v32
HMI: PV+7 10" v11

Every time the customer powers off the machine and re-applies power, the HMI gets stuck on Starting Application.

If you open FT Studio or try to save the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By janner_10
Have buttons for all screen, make them visible or...

Have buttons for all screen, make them visible or invisible depending on which product selected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By janner_10
From that picture alone, it look a bloody mess....

From that picture alone, it look a bloody mess. It's been maintenance-manned at some point over the years.

If time and budget allows, lance the boil and re-do it the whole thing.
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