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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
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, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
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, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 492
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, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
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, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
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, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
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, 07:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
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, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thanks For the tip!

Thanks For the tip!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
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
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Iv had some of this old stuff in bags and boxes...

Iv had some of this old stuff in bags and boxes in my garage from over the years. Trainers, decommissioned stuff. I think I have a few SLC processors and racks along with a large assortment of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Ha no worries there.. I don't have enough hair to...

Ha no worries there.. I don't have enough hair to pull. Maybe from my ears! Besides, you already gave me all I needed to know. I just had to get my Ts dotted and my eyes crossed.

Thanks again.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
So. Hopefully this is the conclusion to this...

So.
Hopefully this is the conclusion to this madness. I have finally realized what Geospark was telling me all along in the absolutely perfect explanation of this he gave me.

Once coming to my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Hey Folks. Im back at this again! Some...

Hey Folks.

Im back at this again!

Some new things learned.

I took the working program from my test bench, I made the module configuration match and downloaded. I'm using an encoder...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
So I'm out of time now as the line starts...

So I'm out of time now as the line starts production in a few moments.

As a last ditch...
I just went to my test bench and started a new program. I added a HSC card, left everything default...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Is it possible that 1 counter cant be configured...

Is it possible that 1 counter cant be configured to give me a current RATE and fire active ranges. Perhaps I should use 2 counter for this???

No its not possible... This is working absolutely...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Oh MAN!!! It has stopped working on me. We...

Oh MAN!!!

It has stopped working on me. We ran for 2 days with the RATE being solid. The operators were loving the accuracy and everything was going well.
This morning I start adding a bit of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Happy counting yes. But now!!! I have to...

Happy counting yes.

But now!!! I have to find this noise issue.
I'm not sure where it could be happening. All shielding practices and grounding practices were followed properly. Also this is the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
What an unlikely turn of events.... This AM...

What an unlikely turn of events....

This AM I wanted to put my head in a vise! I was really thinking about re-evaluating my chosen career to become a Walmart Greeter or something simpler. Perhaps...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I wanted to add something as I am looking at this...

I wanted to add something as I am looking at this again briefly this morning. The line in question is running slow. About 11 positions a minute. Meaning my encoder is turning approximately 1 third...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Good Morning Geospark. First. Thank you for...

Good Morning Geospark.

First. Thank you for the reply. That's more information than I expected. I have been away for a while hence the delay to reply.

First I will answer the question you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 421
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Is your battery disconnected!!! Do it for longer,...

Is your battery disconnected!!! Do it for longer, some times it takes minutes.

It will work!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
This is F*$#*ING COOL MAN! I run a 500 H.P....

This is F*$#*ING COOL MAN! I run a 500 H.P. Stroked 383 in a 79 C10 and often think about using a PLC to gather the analog signals. Temp, oil press, fan control ect. I had never even thought about...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I'm realizing now that I have to keep the...

I'm realizing now that I have to keep the Local:x:O.Ctr0ResetRisingEdgeZ set to 1 in order to get the rate to keep moving.

On my test bench, It can be a 0 or a 1.....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thanks For the reply! "Where did you read...

Thanks For the reply!

"Where did you read that?... " I thought somewhere in the 101 technotes IV looked at today. I can't find it now, I was wrong about that.

As for the "Reset On Rising Z is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I should mention that I have no errors and my...

I should mention that I have no errors and my ModConfig bit IS set, so I'm confident the configuration is good. I'm reading that the Rate count is not supported in an L32 but nothing about the L35 at...
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