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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By JesperMP
This one gets praised by several members on the...

This one gets praised by several members on the forum, and is compatible with XP:
https://www.tripplite.com/high-speed-usb-to-serial-adapter-keyspan~USA19HS/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By JesperMP
Out of curiosity, what is the yearly subscription...

Out of curiosity, what is the yearly subscription for a Rockwell suite (Logix 5000 + Factorytalk HMI studio) going to cost ?

edit: And is this then a combination of having access to support along...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By JesperMP
It would be nice to get the circuit diagram, as...

It would be nice to get the circuit diagram, as mentioned several times before.

It blows my mind to have a maschine, but not having the circuit diagram for it.
I wouldnt try to figure out what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By JesperMP
Not instantanously. For 2x FLA it would take...

Not instantanously. For 2x FLA it would take several minutes - depending on the overload.

And Kalabdel specifically says "the breaker not the overload" and also "immediately trips".
I assume he...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By JesperMP
In case you go for the EEPROM: To select...

In case you go for the EEPROM:

To select "EEPROM memory transfers to processor memory if processor memory not valid." you have to set both switches 6 and 7 in the chassis backplane to ON.

Then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By JesperMP
Or install a memory card, and monitor the "memory...

Or install a memory card, and monitor the "memory was loaded" bit (dont remember which one). When the memory was reloaded, trigger an HMI alarm to notify the operator that he may have to check and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By JesperMP
Dont the US see some manufacturing go up because...

Dont the US see some manufacturing go up because the trade war with china means some manufacturing moves from China to US ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By JesperMP
The text "Once the machinery or its hazardous...

The text
"Once the machinery or its hazardous functions have stopped, the energy supply to the actuators concerned must be cut off."Means that as a minimum the power must be cut off by contactors,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By JesperMP
My comment to avoid making reusable code by...

My comment to avoid making reusable code by indirect addressing is aimed at the main programmer, not a 3rd party. Think about having to return after a couple of years after you wrote the "master...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By JesperMP
Also, you need one for SLC500, and another for...

Also, you need one for SLC500, and another for MicroLogix.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By JesperMP
CompactLogix/ControlLogix have the AOI which is a...

CompactLogix/ControlLogix have the AOI which is a way to program code for reuasability.
Downside is, as far as I know AOI cannot be used with online editing.

Definitely would not recommend going...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By JesperMP
Spacemonger is a wonderful graphical...

Spacemonger is a wonderful graphical visualisation of what fills the harddrive. It has given me a couple of "Aha !" moments.

Apart from that, upgrade the harddrive to something bigger. And dont...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By JesperMP
A circuit diagram of the current setup would be...

A circuit diagram of the current setup would be nice. Inclm dimensions on motor circuitbreaker settings etc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By JesperMP
In previous threads regarding the same topic...

In previous threads regarding the same topic (every couple of years it gets asked again and again), some people have warned about these cheap adapters with the Prolific chips. But I too have had...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By JesperMP
Be careful. One or more of the wires you...

Be careful. One or more of the wires you disconnect in order to perform this test may become live. Dont let these wires dangle freely. Connect them to some terminals so they dont cause any problems....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By JesperMP
There are several ways to do it. This my...

There are several ways to do it. This my recommendation:

Define the data area to be shared by a user data type.
Just declare the various bits as BOOLs with a readable symbolic name.
Declare all...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By JesperMP
I am interested in this topic too. Would be nice...

I am interested in this topic too. Would be nice to have a really small inexpensive pen meter.
I have seen there are plenty of pen style multimeters out there, and they even have DC current...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,316
Posted By JesperMP
I think that the product you are advertising for...

I think that the product you are advertising for may be quite interesting for many, but you should not resurrect old threads for that purpose !

This is why I think PLC-Talk should have an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By JesperMP
We are using OPC DA via Simatic NET and RSLinx on...

We are using OPC DA via Simatic NET and RSLinx on the same installations. Works fine for us.
We have tags around the 2000-mark at the most.
We never ever use DCOM.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By JesperMP
No, that is extremely unlikely. What you...

No, that is extremely unlikely.
What you describe would be the DCS and Siemens PLC being Profibus Master and Slave, or Profinet IO Controller and IO Device.
The DCS is most probably talking S7...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By JesperMP
You can actually paste the code including the...

You can actually paste the code including the interface section as text.
You have to change the setting:
Options .. Settings .. PLC programming .. SCL .. Interface.
Change Default setting for new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By JesperMP
The only code that can be easily ported is...

The only code that can be easily ported is Structured Text aka SCL in Siemens.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By JesperMP
Perform a risc assessment. Based on the risc...

Perform a risc assessment.
Based on the risc assessment you decide what safety category must be achieved.
If the risc is not so severe, it may be enough with a single contactor with no safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By JesperMP
RSLinx as OPC server will be the obvious...

RSLinx as OPC server will be the obvious solution.
As far as I know RSLinx can do OPC DA, but not OPC UA (yet ?)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By JesperMP
I think that ET200S backplane diagnostics is not...

I think that ET200S backplane diagnostics is not so good.
I have become accustomed to always reseat all modules, and also the terminal modules to "each other" as well as the termination module.
...
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