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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By agarb
Yea, so many ways to do things. That is one of...

Yea, so many ways to do things. That is one of the beauties of this forum. I get to learn from people smarter than me!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By agarb
That's a neat twist. Essentially what Phrog30...

That's a neat twist. Essentially what Phrog30 suggested but with feedback for the operator with respect to access.

I sometimes use Maple Systems HMI on low-end systems. This is built in feature...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By agarb
Awesome!

This is perfect! I tested it with a single transparent end button and no border. I sized it to cover all the parameters on my screen and then hide it upon login.

This eliminates making...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By agarb
PanelView+ - Disable numeric entry based on current userís security code?

It seems like this should be so easy to do that maybe I'm missing something??

Is there a way to create a numeric input box but only allow the value to be changed based on the security code of who...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 17th, 2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By agarb
I've never used 505 workshop software because...

I've never used 505 workshop software because TISoft 6.22 is available for free. It only works with serial port.

It will run in a DOS box on XP or earlier. I run it in a virtual machine on my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By agarb
Perhaps... didn't know RMCtools could do that! ...

Perhaps... didn't know RMCtools could do that! I'd be willing to try first but I don't see how to open and import a csv. It wants to open a *.rmcplots file?

BTW - I've been using RMCTools a lot...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By agarb
follow-up

How does the subnet setting on the vlan configuration page work? (See attached.) Is it only for the private side or does it also interact with the NAT and the public to private table for layer 2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By agarb
Graphical data analysis

Sometimes I need to take a time-based csv file and graphically plot the data so I can analyze what my machine is doing. I generally use Excel but there are a couple shortcomings that have me...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By agarb
OK, I learned something else and will avoid it...

OK, I learned something else and will avoid it going fwd.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By agarb
Stratix 5700 NAT

I was hoping to get some help with a Stratix 5700 switch and NAT. We are building a series of identical machines. Lots of remote I/O, etc. Each machine has a 5700 switch and talking to a single...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By agarb
I think I understand. I believe you are...

I think I understand.

I believe you are saying that if the wonderware and topserver are on the same PC then it shouldn't be an issue.

The more I learn, the more ignorant I feel.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By agarb
Thanks for responses. Is it possible for you to...

Thanks for responses. Is it possible for you to explain this comment?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By agarb
For you networking geniuses: NAT with multiple machines

This is for you networking geniuses out there.

We are building a series of identical machines. We are providing a managed switch for each machine and plan to use NAT to translate some private...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By agarb
project is simple...

There is no control involved. Just need to monitor several transducers and alert if a spike is observed. Ideally, I would be able to provide some historical trending after a spike so the duration...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By agarb
Rupej - I looked at the ControlLogix...

Rupej - I looked at the ControlLogix #1756-IF4FXOF2F but got confused in the literature. So I played around in Logix Designer. Looks like I can set an RTS period of 0.3 milliseconds and disable the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By agarb
Fast Analog - PLC, Delta or ??

I have a need for a system to monitor multiple pressure transducers to detect transients in the 1mS time range.

After looking at numerous A/B analog modules it doesn't seem like they have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By agarb
Look for the "Data Preserved Download...

Look for the "Data Preserved Download Tool"
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By agarb
Thanks! That put me on the correct path. ...

Thanks!

That put me on the correct path. I'm not remoted in to my customer any more but they tell me if they right click and "run as an administrator" then it works OK.

I suggested they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By agarb
Wonderware Intouch Out of Memory Error

I have seen numerous Out of Memory Errors across multiple computers and projects that I haven't been able to get to the bottom of. I'm wondering if anyone on this forum can offer any insight as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By agarb
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By agarb
Higher resolution image of the "diagram"...

Higher resolution image of the "diagram" attached.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By agarb
How to connect this motor?

I have a 600 volt IEC motor and I am a bit uncertain about how to interpret the wiring diagram. Can somebody look at the attached images and help me determine how to properly connect this motor? ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By agarb
Thanks for the response. I am not using the...

Thanks for the response.

I am not using the profibus connector on my CPU for anything else so it can be slave. In that case, is there any advantage to using the dp/dp coupler?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By agarb
Profibus communications between multiple S7-300 processors

I am not great with Siemens and Profibus so looking for some advice.

I have a project where I need to communicate approximately 20 status words (bi-directional) with a customerís PLC on the line....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,607
Posted By agarb
I interpreted this thread to be more about....

I interpreted the intent of this thread to be more about PLC-specific problems as opposed to dealing with customers, management, Bubba, etc.

So here are mine:
1. Software from different vendors...
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