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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By AustralIan
My initial thoughts are that using Excel as a UI...

My initial thoughts are that using Excel as a UI is not the way things are done. Probably for the reasons you mentioned. Use SCADA, or even a HMI.

Your VBA experience tells me you will be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By AustralIan
I agree, if possible to change out the motor for...

I agree, if possible to change out the motor for a three phase, do so and use a VFD.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By AustralIan
I have seen a few 1phase in 1 phase out inverters...

I have seen a few 1phase in 1 phase out inverters on the market but never had a need for them. See Eaton DC1 for example. I suspect there may be some 1 phase motors that it won't work with, so read...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By AustralIan
You could see if this from Prosoft will do what...

You could see if this from Prosoft will do what you want it to do:
https://www.prosoft-technology.com/Products/Gateways/EtherNet-IP/EtherNet-IP-to-Allen-Bradley-Remote-I-O-or-DH-Gateway
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,584
Posted By AustralIan
Are you saying that you want 'NO contact' with...

Are you saying that you want 'NO contact' with this thread any more?
I know a guy who can sell you a numerically controlled lathe. I consider him a NC contact.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By AustralIan
https://www.dsl-ltd.co.uk/product/archmi-8xxh

https://www.dsl-ltd.co.uk/product/archmi-8xxh
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By AustralIan
We use Trust for this application in our office.

We use Trust for this application in our office.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By AustralIan
Panelview Plus's uses windows CE, and is just as...

Panelview Plus's uses windows CE, and is just as vulnerable as a panel PC if you don't install all the latest patches on it.

Same with most other HMIs - they will be running a linux kernel or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By AustralIan
C6015 from beckhoff is a pretty package, and they...

C6015 from beckhoff is a pretty package, and they know their stuff when it coms to industrial windows PCs.

Their only standard option though is a 60GB SDD upgrade, not sure if you can ask them to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By AustralIan
There exists HMI software which performs the same...

There exists HMI software which performs the same task as a panel mount touchscreen HMI but is installed on a windows PC.

For what you are looking to do, you could use a SCADA package. This is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By AustralIan
One of my career goals is to make a plc hardware...

One of my career goals is to make a plc hardware and software so stable that no-one in the industry is comfortable making these sorts of statements.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By AustralIan
measure it? ask the supplier?

measure it? ask the supplier?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By AustralIan
Adding formula 1 (eliptical part) to formula 2...

Adding formula 1 (eliptical part) to formula 2 (cylindrical part) will give you the volume you require.
https://arachnoid.com/TankCalc/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By AustralIan
Brilliant, just send them a list of which ones...

Brilliant, just send them a list of which ones you want to communicate to which, using which protocols and ask them to coordinate with yourself when they put the firewall rules in place.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By AustralIan
I seem to recall something about some of the...

I seem to recall something about some of the Micrologix not having a COP instruction and you had to use a similarly named instruction such as CPW or CPS...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By AustralIan
Put a firewall between your Plant network and the...

Put a firewall between your Plant network and the office network.

Set up appropriate firewall rules between your plant network and the office network, for example:

No communications from any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By AustralIan
Go to the properties for each of the model and...

Go to the properties for each of the model and note the error codes for each of them.
Post the PLC part number, Version of RSlogix, Module part number, module error code and description here.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By AustralIan
Anyone use chilled water?

Anyone use chilled water?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By AustralIan
Yes, go to RSWho, right click on the...

Yes, go to RSWho, right click on the 1769-L30ERM/A, click device properties.
This will show you the Firmware Version number eg 30.11.
You need to use the RSLogix 5000 / Studio 5000 with the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By AustralIan
I know.. annoying colour transitions.. ...

I know.. annoying colour transitions..
https://goo.gl/images/2sTgY2


grey!!
https://goo.gl/images/JRzdgS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By AustralIan
A masked move would simplify it for us...

A masked move would simplify it for us programmers.. but try troubleshooting that thing!
I think having all the logic that effects a bit in the one place like in the original post is ideal.
If I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By AustralIan
I like to group related screens together. If...

I like to group related screens together.
If there's no technical penalty for skipping screens, using screen 10 as the main screen, 20 as the main overview of some part, 25 as maybe a diagnostic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By AustralIan
2080-OF2 (plug in analog output) 0 = 0V 65520...

2080-OF2 (plug in analog output)
0 = 0V
65520 = 10V
Source: https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/118576/page/1

2085-OF4 (Expansion analog output)
raw/proportional...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,191
Posted By AustralIan
For Rockwell, having a 'big' integrator do a...

For Rockwell, having a 'big' integrator do a project makes their product look better. So they will give them bigger discounts.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By AustralIan
check out IFM O3D. 3d camera with some...

check out IFM O3D.

3d camera with some smarts in it to do exactly what you're talking about.
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