You are not registered yet. Please click here to register!


 
 
plc storereviewsdownloads
This board is for PLC Related Q&A ONLY. Please DON'T use it for advertising, etc.
 
Try our online PLC Simulator- FREE.  Click here now to try it.

---------->>>>>Get FREE PLC Programming Tips

New Here? Please read this important info!!!


Go Back   PLCS.net - Interactive Q & A > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 4.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: OkiePC
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By OkiePC
The ML1100 won't do Modbus TCP. The ML1400 can...

The ML1100 won't do Modbus TCP. The ML1400 can do it though. (Both can do Modbus RTU on their serial ports).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By OkiePC
I agree with all of that. I get an occasional...

I agree with all of that. I get an occasional email from my sales rep, like once a quarter, and he is not pushy at all, only offers help. When we have talked on the phone, they are very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By OkiePC
My understanding is that the historian is very...

My understanding is that the historian is very limited with Edge and that is the main reason we have not used it. Many of our projects are single client and under 500 tags, but we need long term...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By OkiePC
A Click would suit this application. They just...

A Click would suit this application. They just released firmware for the Ethernet models that allows high speed counting up to 100kHz.

https://www.automationdirect.com/clickplcs/index
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By OkiePC
Is this intended to work with a quadrature...

Is this intended to work with a quadrature encoder signal to detect zero speed and/or encoder signal errors?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By OkiePC
The P2000 series can work with 12 or 24 vdc.

The P2000 series can work with 12 or 24 vdc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,567
Posted By OkiePC
I've seen multiple PLC-5 submerged in rainwater...

I've seen multiple PLC-5 submerged in rainwater and survive. The obsolete servo amplifiers in those panels didn't fare nearly as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By OkiePC
If you like your RSLogix 500, you can keep your...

If you like your RSLogix 500, you can keep your RSlogix 500:

1763-L16DWD...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By OkiePC
All of the above and: 1. After you triple...

All of the above and:
1. After you triple check the port settings in the new VFD power cycle it (make sure it is all the way dead when off). Most VFDs do not apply changes to serial port settings...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By OkiePC
If it's not too thick, use a knockout punch. I...

If it's not too thick, use a knockout punch. I have a Westward set that has been really good. Pick up at Grainger:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,402
Posted By OkiePC
If I build it, I will use 24vdc where possible,...

If I build it, I will use 24vdc where possible, and compromise at 120vac if I have to, but I won't put any higher voltage on a push button or selector switch than that.

If someone else builds it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,402
Posted By OkiePC
I worked on one a few months ago that is less...

I worked on one a few months ago that is less than 2 years old. 480VAC on a selector switch and start button going to the coil. It was a prefabbed C/H starter panel that their local electrician...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By OkiePC
I would not do it in a conditional routine, but...

I would not do it in a conditional routine, but essentially, say your counter accumulator is 12345 when you want to "store home"...

You just MOV the "A" (actual) value to a L (or N if it will fit)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By OkiePC
Don't reset the counter, just calculate the next...

Don't reset the counter, just calculate the next target as an offset. Be sure to check the result of the calculation to account for rollover. This can end up a little bit complicated if you have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 905
Posted By OkiePC
In general, I figure 8 hours plus 2-3 hours per...

In general, I figure 8 hours plus 2-3 hours per sheet. I still may have to estimate how many sheets to some degree, but for smallish systems this is pretty easy to compute.

The 8 hours is to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By OkiePC
Okay, I believe what you are trying to do is...

Okay, I believe what you are trying to do is display an animated cylinder based on the solenoid command.

Now we need to know what HMI/software you are using.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By OkiePC
Are you needing advice about how to detect the...

Are you needing advice about how to detect the position of a valve or air driven device, or are you needing advice about how to display the state of the existing limit switch or valve command?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By OkiePC
Even with sealed lead acid batteries, it is best...

Even with sealed lead acid batteries, it is best to have them in a separate box. The gases still can cause corrosion if they're packed in a small enclosure with your electronics. We often use a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 222
Posted By OkiePC
I've heard of people getting away without one for...

I've heard of people getting away without one for bench testing with one or two cards, but I have not tried it without one. I bet the end cap clears up your errors.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 222
Posted By OkiePC
Rockwells BootP/DHCP tool "should" work to set...

Rockwells BootP/DHCP tool "should" work to set the IP address. It will find it based on MAC ID. The thing about BootP that often fails is its ability to turn off BootP in the PLC when using the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By OkiePC
Turck BL20 Programmable Gateway

I ran across a problem with a system done by others using a Red Lion G306 connected to a Turck BL20 Modbus TCP programmable Gateway.

They are experiencing a problem with the HMI showing a screen...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By OkiePC
We have a few out in the field and haven't had...

We have a few out in the field and haven't had any failures yet. One of them is the telemetry master for a handful of water wells and has been running fine for 3 years but is in a maintenance...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By OkiePC
The circled logic is suspect. You have opposite...

The circled logic is suspect. You have opposite states of the same bit in series.
Having the GEQ and LEQ means that both bits can be true at once, specifically when the target temp is reached.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By OkiePC
Keep its node ID 0 to 7 and you don't have to...

Keep its node ID 0 to 7 and you don't have to guess. :D I have not done any serial comms with Logix5k so I am not sure.



For RS-232, I have gone 75 feet without issue, in metal conduit away...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By OkiePC
It must be a 5/05 if you are getting to the...

It must be a 5/05 if you are getting to the upload or browse prompt.

If you create a new file, you not affecting the running PLC. You will get online with a "blank" database, meaning no comments...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:35 PM.


.