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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:11 AM
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Posted By parky
I agree wit Jesper, as he posted it is probably...

I agree wit Jesper, as he posted it is probably something to do with some change in the past regarding FBD/LAD/STL, I'm pretty sure that removing those errors will still make the logic work as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
I agree with the last few posts, interesting...

I agree with the last few posts, interesting though, I don't expect you to try it but let's look at this in a number of ways.
According to your previous posts this is an existing system but there is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By parky
No it will not re-start, every E-stop uses an aux...

No it will not re-start, every E-stop uses an aux contact fed back to the PLC, also the process is held until safety reset and a re-start is initiated by the operator (standard practice).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
Ah... I forgot about that thinking about ladder...

Ah... I forgot about that thinking about ladder as that would not translate however, FBD may. so as Jesper said, try to open it in FBD. FBD was not something I used that much in Siemens as it was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
I sort of agree with you Jesper, however, it...

I sort of agree with you Jesper, however, it appears when the OP uploaded it in classic there was some code that would not translate as such see post #24 last pic.
When the op took another shot with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
Here is the link to a compatability tool for S7,...

Here is the link to a compatability tool for S7, to download the lists you need to register.

https://support.industry.siemens.com/compatool/#/main/manual-check
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
LD or Jesper may be able to help. Some...

LD or Jesper may be able to help.
Some suggestions, try uploading hardware using Step 7 Classic i.e. V5.x
Open up project with TIA, upload blocks so you may have a project with the right hardware...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By parky
Just incase some may not know what a chad is

Just incase some may not know what a chad is
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By parky
I did a project in the 80's, this was an upgrade...

I did a project in the 80's, this was an upgrade of a pilot plant for soup manufactuer, this was done on-site, being in a production area we had a tent over the control panel, ripped out the old...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By parky
I suppose it depends on what you call control...

I suppose it depends on what you call control power, if this was the "Single Phase" or "DC supply" for the I/O or other LV circuits then a switch I think is a bad idea, normally, the only LV (be it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By parky
I do not have a copy myself, the company I worked...

I do not have a copy myself, the company I worked for did but obviously cannot get a copy or I would break the law (not that they would give it to me). GXIEC I believe was discontinued some years ago...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By parky
Shock load or fast acelleration is a common cause...

Shock load or fast acelleration is a common cause check the motor drive/gearbox or what ever is free enough it could be binding or too fast aceleration.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By parky
Amazon do a 0-5v 0-10v & 4-20ma generator,...

Amazon do a 0-5v 0-10v & 4-20ma generator, providing you do not need UKAS or other type certification should be ok & cheap too.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
Either that or a different version of TIA may...

Either that or a different version of TIA may have been used, not sure but I have seen posts on here where firmware versions in RSLogix have caused problems. Seen many theads here regarding upgrading...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
Yep, only used it a little, try going off line &...

Yep, only used it a little, try going off line & see it that allows you to save it or perhaps click file & if enabled "save as" I know Siemens can be a little quirky.
Or perhaps create a new project...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
Yes you are probably right, if you have...

Yes you are probably right, if you have re-uploaded then there is no point, it does seem to me that TIA may have been used, I have it but never really used it in earnest & now I concentrate on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
You can ignore the timestamps for now, try to do...

You can ignore the timestamps for now, try to do a compare of those blocks to check they are the same.
The BLD 1 & 2 are treated in the PLC as NOP's so do not affect the operation.
As for those...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
On the off-line file select OPTIONS from the top...

On the off-line file select OPTIONS from the top menu then Reference Data Then filter there you can tick Inputs, outputs etc. Then select the above again and select generate to get latest data, then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
I'm just booting up my old laptop, so much on it...

I'm just booting up my old laptop, so much on it takes about 10 mins somebody may beat me to it as I have not used S7 for a number of years
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By parky
You can do a cross ref & limit the list to what...

You can do a cross ref & limit the list to what you want, for example "Q" (Or "A" if in german) this will give you a cross ref of all that you want or limit to from all blocks.
STL was a favourite...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By parky
Even if it was programmed using GXIEC if the...

Even if it was programmed using GXIEC if the original programmer did not download the symbolic code it still cannot be retrieved, It is rare for programmers to download the symbolic code as it takes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By parky
Personally, I wouldn't bother creating one if the...

Personally, I wouldn't bother creating one if the new platform does not have it, just increment/decrement a word & use compares to run the logic. incidently, if you have an HMI on the system the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By parky
I was callecto complete a project where the...

I was callecto complete a project where the programmer had upped sticks & left, one comment on the first rung was to whom has to sort out this bag of $H% out the Engineering manager is a complete...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By parky
Here is a simple conversion, note: there will be...

Here is a simple conversion, note: there will be a minor error (to do with floating point errors in the PLC & 4095, to reduce the error could use 4096 but it is so small it will not matter, it takes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By parky
In the manual it does explain this When...

In the manual it does explain this

When NXT_SEQ is active and CLEAR is not active, the bit for step number 3 is cleared and the bitfor step number 2 or 4 (depending on whether DIR is energized) is...
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