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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By diat150
I have been happy with hammond. I have found them...

I have been happy with hammond. I have found them to be cheaper than hoffman for the most part. I am sure Saginaw is cheaper but my experience is that their quality leaves alot to be desired.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By diat150
I looked at it and if I remember correctly you...

I looked at it and if I remember correctly you were looking at 60-100k a year for a "server" license.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By diat150
If you are going to use the cr300 as your polling...

If you are going to use the cr300 as your polling engine, I believe it supports adam protocol for 4000 series units

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By diat150
you should be able to export out your runtime...

you should be able to export out your runtime file as an older version. You may also be able to update the firmware depending on what is available for the unit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By diat150
check out belden 8760

check out belden 8760
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By diat150
where at? in the gulf of mexico? if so, companies...

where at? in the gulf of mexico? if so, companies like rignet or tampnet may already have microwave backhauls that you can jump on.



You have given basically no info, so its hard to give a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By diat150
what distance?

what distance?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By diat150
I would use paired tray cable. 2 pair 16 or 18...

I would use paired tray cable. 2 pair 16 or 18 should do what you need. Use one pair for power and the other for 485. Real cheap and easily found pretty much anywhere.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By diat150
I learned today that the compact is only using 1...

I learned today that the compact is only using 1 di and the rest remote IO, so I may just swap to a 4 slot controllogix rack, processor, and 2 ethernet cards, and a DI.


I havent read of any huge...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By diat150
L24ER-QBFC1B Ethernet options

I have a QBFC1B that has a remote ethernet IO rack on a private network. I would like to bring this PLC on a different network but keep the remote IO rack on its own dedicated network.



It...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 29th, 2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By diat150
Red Lion (sixnet) makes some cellular modems with...

Red Lion (sixnet) makes some cellular modems with IO, but you will probably spend more than buying a cloudgate and a click plc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 29th, 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By diat150
I have dealt with thousands of modems. ...

I have dealt with thousands of modems.



#1 Sierra Wireless RV50. Great modem, low power consumption, best modem in the business.


#2 Option Cloudgate. Lower cost, reliable modem. Simple...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By diat150
check out maple systems: ...

check out maple systems:


http://www.maplesystems.com/products/cmt/cmt%2Dg01/overview/
I havent used it but it seems like a cheap way of doing what you need. They have good support.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By diat150
been waiting for this for years. Pretty impressed...

been waiting for this for years. Pretty impressed with what I have seen so far. Having straight web based is gonna open up to alot more than just SCADA.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By diat150
One of my sales reps was trying to push the...

One of my sales reps was trying to push the Weintek CMT-G01 as a replacement for the Datastation. May be worth a look. IT has 3 built in serial ports and 2 ethernet ports. Price was better than the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By diat150
usually the part number of the transmitter will...

usually the part number of the transmitter will define the range. for instance, you transmitter may be 0-2000 psi from the factory but was also ordered to be calibrated to 0-1500 psi. usually the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,602
Posted By diat150
what is their reasoning behind this?

what is their reasoning behind this?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By diat150
This thing does have an hmi, I am in the process...

This thing does have an hmi, I am in the process of installing ccw right now, but I have never seen a hmi setup to write setpoints on startup. not saying its never been done but would be unusual.

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By diat150
Thanks for the in depth response George. I am now...

Thanks for the in depth response George. I am now trying to figure out why the setpoints are being written back.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By diat150
Micrologix 1000 question

How does the backup situation work with the Micrologix 1000? If setpoints are changed in the PLC will it hold those if you power it down? or will it default back to whatever is set in the program...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By diat150
maybe advantech? ...

maybe advantech?


https://buy.advantech.com/Remote-I-O-Modules/IoT-Wireless-I-O/model-WISE-4012-AE.htm
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By diat150
yeah just make sure you show at least 4-5 slots...

yeah just make sure you show at least 4-5 slots to the right of your decimal place.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By diat150
I dont see any reason to get fancy with a gas...

I dont see any reason to get fancy with a gas chromatograph display. just a list of the variables available. They are probably only interested in a few of the numbers anyway.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 17th, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By diat150
I used a moore industries hart gateway the other...

I used a moore industries hart gateway the other day. Pretty much plug and play to pull 4 points out of a Krohne Coriolis meter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By diat150
pretty sure it is counting messages received from...

pretty sure it is counting messages received from the master that was intended for other slaves on the 485 bus.
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