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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 843
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I had the same problem... On the regular. I...

I had the same problem... On the regular. I switched to using the Banner sealed E-Stop, its like IP67, I think. It is amazing. I have 12 or so getting pressure washed every night and not 1 failed yet...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 830
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I love that show, the new Body Cam LivePD version...

I love that show, the new Body Cam LivePD version is awesome. It blows my mind that there are soooo many people constantly getting in trouble and doing dumb things that somebody can make thousands of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 830
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Same here. Its law to NOT use a handheld device...

Same here. Its law to NOT use a handheld device as well as its law to NOT be distracted in any way when driving.
However, there goes little Miss with two kids in the backseat looking at her lap...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
its the panel View... "Compact". = 25 screens ...

its the panel View... "Compact". = 25 screens


I have a PVP1000 standard here that allows 25 replace and 25 on top.

Just got in a PanelView Plus 7 Performance model, unlimited but $$$$.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Not knowing your part number its hard to say.......

Not knowing your part number its hard to say.... But a normal limitation that I see on standard panel Views is 25 On Top screens and 25 Replace screens.

You could try splitting them up a bit to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 879
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
This makes me feel lucky to be working locally....

This makes me feel lucky to be working locally. I'm on call 365, 24/7 and they use it to the fullest. Sometimes I can fix or work remotely but daily in the office for something. You make travel...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I agree agree agree!!!!! 200%. I sure hope he...

I agree agree agree!!!!! 200%.
I sure hope he lets me do this with my normal equipment, that would make me very happy. It will go smoothly and quick.
Then I can learn other things at my own pace,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I must correct myself. After an hour with an...

I must correct myself. After an hour with an Omron guy, I see that the functionality I seek is there. I don't completely understand it yet as I need to do this on my own before I will. But there is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
So far, just the lack of parameter passing to the...

So far, just the lack of parameter passing to the HMI. Also, the tiny little library of HMI objects. Referring to Sysmac Studio. I have an online session with an Omron rep later this morning so he...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thank you for that! That's what I was hoping. I...

Thank you for that! That's what I was hoping. I would hate to see all my Array values go to the Initial value on a power cycle.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I just sent a request to Automation Directs...

I just sent a request to Automation Directs techsupport asking the question about breaking the Array into bits within the HMI expression or tag database.

Ill post the answer once I get it.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Actually I plan on using the C-More 10" colour...

Actually I plan on using the C-More 10" colour touch screen with an Ethernet Ad On module for the communication and use it that way.

I'm reading now that Arrays can be created but not of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Looking at this Productivity stuff. It doesn't...

Looking at this Productivity stuff.
It doesn't support parameter passing, ok I can deal with that. No AOI support, I can make a routine for each device so I can deal with that. Just have to change...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I'm used to building global objects in FTV.ME...

I'm used to building global objects in FTV.ME then using parameter lists to look at my PLC (UDT) tags, Does the C-More software allow similar actions? Looking at the website it looks pretty capable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
A Quick Comparrison

Good Morning Folks.

Iv been asked to price a new control system for a large refrigeration plant overhaul.
I of course want to use trusty ol Compact Logix. Its a large system consisting of 2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 23rd, 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
There would be no noise generated from the soft...

There would be no noise generated from the soft starter. Lessening the need to run expensive drive cables to motors.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I'm not using it as a ring counter. I'm using a...

I'm not using it as a ring counter. I'm using a reset prox. This encoder is on a production line. Its not quite a perfect 3:1 line position to encoder rotation. I reset the count with the prox...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
1769-HSC Active Ranges

Hey All.

I'm using a 1769-HSC on a version 21 controller.
My goal is to use the active range outputs to control line peripherals.
It works great. Great until I want to change the limit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
[QUOTE=TheDude_Abides;794897]Currently the Estop...

[QUOTE=TheDude_Abides;794897]Currently the Estop is wired in series with the line voltage for the PLC. However, now that I think about it it may be better practice to have the Estop reset the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
https://www.ifm.com/cz/en/shared/technologies/3d-s...

https://www.ifm.com/cz/en/shared/technologies/3d-sensor-o3d/3d-sensor-o3d-startseite

I suggest you look at this O3D sensor from IFM.

I use a few of them. In a wash down environment completely...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 2nd, 2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Don't forget to save your PLC project after...

Don't forget to save your PLC project after making new tags if your FTV browser is looking at an offline file. Before hitting refresh.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
You have A relay connected. You are toggling...

You have A relay connected. You are toggling outputS.
How many uses of this output address is in your program?? Most importantly, how many times is this address mapped to an output instruction?
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
1769-HSC Active Range

Hey Folks.

So now that my encoder project is moving forward. I have encountered another little issue.

So I'm using the bits from Local:X:I.RangeActive, starting at .0... I'm sending a value to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thanks For the tip!

Thanks For the tip!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I had a pic of one of them I stored away most...

I had a pic of one of them I stored away most recently.
Its a L552- 5/05 ser C, RevA FRN.10.

I guess its a newer one. Perhaps I should try and pedal it!

Thanks
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