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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By electro89
Thanks for the replies! I will probably stick...

Thanks for the replies! I will probably stick with the Terminator IO system due to cost and their support.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By electro89
Remote IO Recommendations

Hi All,

I'm looking for a low-cost remote io system that will act as a Profibus-DP slave and be able to read type-K thermocouples. So far I've gathered that the Terminator IO system from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 12th, 2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By electro89
Noise Level Monitoring

Looking for a device that measures dB level and converts it to a 4-20mA or 0-10V signal.. Pretty sure it's called a dosimeter. Must be able to withstand a dusty environment and needs to be a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By electro89
CTI 2500 - PID loop programming

I'm having trouble programming a PID loop in 505 workshop. Are there any examples out there of how to program this, or how it even works? I got a document that was made by Siemens explaining...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By electro89
What GeoffC said will work. I've used that in a...

What GeoffC said will work. I've used that in a couple instances.

Your code will look something like this:

INT
FUNCTION
StartupCode();
WHILE 1 DO
Eurotherm_Tag = PLC_Tag;
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By electro89
Thanks Mike_RH for your answer, I'll look into...

Thanks Mike_RH for your answer, I'll look into that.

grnick50, I connecting to 4 devices and connecting to a CTI 2500 PLC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By electro89
Profibus PA to DP

Anyone know of a way to communicate Profibus PA devices to a Profibus DP network? I am using the CTI2500 processor and they do not have a card for converting PA to DP.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By electro89
I was not getting any errors, but I was finally...

I was not getting any errors, but I was finally able to solve the problem. I changed a setting in the slave device to send integer values, not floating point. Now I am seeing valid readings.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By electro89
I also tried reversing polarities with no success

I also tried reversing polarities with no success
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By electro89
Communicating to 4-wire RS-485

I'm trying to communicate an MVI71-MCM (Modbus Card for PLC5) as a master to some slave devices. The MCM Modbus ports can be set to 2-wire RS-485 or 4-wire RS-422. The slave devices are all 4-wire...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By electro89
Tilt Sensor

I need a good industrial tilt sensor that will give me preferably a 0-5V or 0-10V output. We have tilt sensors installed now, but the connections are very flimsy and often tear apart. They are for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By electro89
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By electro89
Sorry but if you re-read, this has nothing to do...

Sorry but if you re-read, this has nothing to do with limitations of Citect. I'm looking for a cost-effective alternative to ThinManager, if there is one.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By electro89
ThinManager is still an option, I just find it...

ThinManager is still an option, I just find it hard to believe that there are no real competitors in that market. Thanks for your honest response!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By electro89
nobody?

nobody?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By electro89
ThinManager Alternatives

Currently, we are using ThinManager to deploy Citect Runtime to 12 Thin Clients. We are at a point where we are upgrading out servers, and the current version of ThinManager we have (v3.2) has not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By electro89
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By electro89
Thermocouple Ethernet RTUs

Can anyone recommend a good brand of Thermocouple RTUs that are on Ethernet? I was looking at these Procon modules...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,793
Posted By electro89
Did you figure this out? I'm getting the "No...

Did you figure this out?
I'm getting the "No server of proper type is defined for the specified cluster" on all my trend tags.
Also, for your "value out of range" problem, I just changed the data...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By electro89
for anyone else wondering, I've completed this...

for anyone else wondering, I've completed this code and the "string" functions were very helpful for narrowing down the value I needed.
More specifically, I used
StrLength //to find length of whole...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By electro89
thanks, that worked!

thanks, that worked!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By electro89
FileReadLn, from what I know, only shows you the...

FileReadLn, from what I know, only shows you the text up to the end of the line. Are you saying that if I put, for example, 5 in a row, I will get to line 5? I'm not near my pc right now but I will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By electro89
I guess to be brief, I just need to read a...

I guess to be brief, I just need to read a specific line of a text file.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By electro89
Citect - Reading data from *.xml file

The task I need to ultimately accomplish is deriving specific data from an XML file using Cicode. The data I would need to get would be in this structure:
<text left="851" top="338" width="111"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,184
Posted By electro89
our solution to this was unfortunately purchasing...

our solution to this was unfortunately purchasing licences for visionview. I started going along the route of changing the batch file of an ActiveX component in order to install the Cognex ActiveX to...
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