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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Steve Bailey
When you assign the Genius bus address to the new...

When you assign the Genius bus address to the new block don't connect it to the rest of the Genius bus. Just power it up and connect the HHM to it. My experience has been that it is easier to get the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Steve Bailey
Look at the hardware configuration for the PLC....

Look at the hardware configuration for the PLC. Drill down into the Genius Bus Controller. That will give you a list of all the Genius devices on the network. Connect the HHM to the network and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Steve Bailey
I've never run across a programming manual. I...

I've never run across a programming manual. I have done a lot of work in Proficy View and most of what I know about it is self-taught. The only "manual" is Proficy Help and I've found when searching...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Steve Bailey
Is there any reason why you're not working with...

Is there any reason why you're not working with your distributor?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Steve Bailey
I have only ever encountered one Max-On system...

I have only ever encountered one Max-On system and I did not have to modify it. I would be surprised if you could not edit the CPUs without shutting down the system. That is whole point of redundancy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Steve Bailey
The latest manual for Max-On software is...

The latest manual for Max-On software is GFK-2053C which gives details about Max-On with Proficy machine Edition. I also found a reference to GFK-1862 which may have been for Max-On with VersaPro....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Steve Bailey
I think I have solved it. I moved one of the...

I think I have solved it. I moved one of the calculations into a new program all by itself and triggered that program instead. Once I did that I got a value in the calculated tag. Until I write...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Steve Bailey
Its an application that has been working for...

Its an application that has been working for several years. It was originally a Kadet model HMI programmed with Crimson 2.0. That unit failed and the replacement is the G307K2 which required...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Steve Bailey
When I put the calculated tags on the page it...

When I put the calculated tags on the page it shows a gray dashed line. The calculated tags are linked to addresses in the PLC and I have disabled the PLC communications driver in the emulator. If I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Steve Bailey
Red Lion Crimson 3.0 emulator

Trying to do some debugging for a friend. Project is a G307K2. Running Crimson 3.0 Gold Build 707.000.
The application has tags that are calculated based on values entered in Data Boxes. I put the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Steve Bailey
No. Unless you have the correct password you're...

No. Unless you have the correct password you're out of luck. Please start your own thread rather than post off-topic questions to an active thread.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Steve Bailey
If the program in the PLC is in SFC it must have...

If the program in the PLC is in SFC it must have been programmed using Logicmaster. Neither VersaPro nor Proficy support that option. However, you need the SFC add-on for Logicmaster to be able to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Steve Bailey
Divide the day into four periods of six hours...

Divide the day into four periods of six hours each.
Within each period, if the humidity falls below 50% turn on the PLC output that controls watering for whatever period of time you decide is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Steve Bailey
Report

Here you go.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,865
Posted By Steve Bailey
Zombie thread alert. Plus it's totally off-topic.

Zombie thread alert. Plus it's totally off-topic.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Steve Bailey
I looked through my trove of 3.5" floppies for...

I looked through my trove of 3.5" floppies for Wincfg software and all I was able to find are labeled "Disk 3 of 5" and "Disk 4 of 5".
I found a sales brochure dated 1998 for the full line of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Steve Bailey
I didn't say I still have installation floppies...

I didn't say I still have installation floppies for Wincfg. I said that IF I had them, they will be 3.5" floppies. IF I can locate them (it?) there is no guarantee I'll be able to read them. From...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Steve Bailey
That's a Datapanel HMI, programmed with Wincfg...

That's a Datapanel HMI, programmed with Wincfg software. It was declared mature more than fifteen years ago. GE had a checkered history of partnering with a succession of companies to bring an HMI...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Steve Bailey
The current GE programming software is called...

The current GE programming software is called Proficy Machine Edition. You can use it to extract the program from the PLC even if what is there was written with Logicmaster or VersaPro. Be aware that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Steve Bailey
Sounds like common sense to me. If there is a...

Sounds like common sense to me. If there is a legitimate need to start something from a particular location it stands to reason there is an equally legitimate need to stop it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 26th, 2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Steve Bailey
Selecting 4 - 20 mA or enhanced 4 - 20 mA gives...

Selecting 4 - 20 mA or enhanced 4 - 20 mA gives you better resolution.

Set for 4 - 20 mA, a signal of 4 mA results in a value of zero and 20 mA results in a value of 32000 in the %AI address.
Set...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 25th, 2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Steve Bailey
The 90-30 line was introduced in 1990 and was...

The 90-30 line was introduced in 1990 and was recently declared mature. Its successor is the Rx3i platform. Similar in physical size and capability to the Allen Bradley SLC series.
Originally...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Steve Bailey
Question 1. No, but it does support subroutines...

Question 1. No, but it does support subroutines written in C which could be used. If the project includes a GE HMI, that includes a limited set of string handling instructions. You could create a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Steve Bailey
You don't need to go online with the Quick Panel...

You don't need to go online with the Quick Panel target in order to extract the program from it. By "go online" I mean using that menu item in Proficy Machine Edition. All you need to do is select...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Steve Bailey
Have you contacted Sencon tech support? Since...

Have you contacted Sencon tech support? Since this is a sensor designed specifically for the application I would think the manufacturer must have some troubleshooting tips or deployment guidelines,...
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