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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ken Moore
Since you have 5 main processes, I would go with...

Since you have 5 main processes, I would go with 5 controllers, one for each. Then if for some reason you need to shut down a controller, it only effects one process.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Ken Moore
A programmable relay might be a good fit.

A programmable relay might be a good fit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Ken Moore
I upgraded two L61's at version 20 to L-73's at...

I upgraded two L61's at version 20 to L-73's at version 28 last year, and had zero issues.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Ken Moore
Try using a floating point, F8:0 or similar as...

Try using a floating point, F8:0 or similar as your Output.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Ken Moore
Also, are you setting the direction to Fwd or Rev?

Also, are you setting the direction to Fwd or Rev?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Ken Moore
What version? I believe direct tags only in...

What version? I believe direct tags only in version 11.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Ken Moore
When you deploy your Client, there is a checkbox...

When you deploy your Client, there is a checkbox for auto-logout.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Ken Moore
Move your start PB input to a rung before the...

Move your start PB input to a rung before the first timer.
Then have the PB seal in a bit such as B3:0/0.
Add a counter that counts the number of cycles, when the counter reaches it's preset, it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Ken Moore
Siemens and Foxboro IA also has the tag search...

Siemens and Foxboro IA also has the tag search feature, I think it's because there is one common database for all the tags. Most HMI packages do not have this feature. I have never seen it outside of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Ken Moore
You can change the scaling on the IO module to...

You can change the scaling on the IO module to something easier to work with.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 22nd, 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Ken Moore
Get System Variable it is a built in Instruction.

Get System Variable it is a built in Instruction.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Ken Moore
Contact E&H, they would be my first guess. ...

Contact E&H, they would be my first guess.
E&H=Endress & Hauser
https://www.us.endress.com/en
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 16th, 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Ken Moore
Are these two PLC-5's on the same DH+ network? If...

Are these two PLC-5's on the same DH+ network? If so, then reason to go through the CLX backplane. Just go PLC5 to PLC5 like it was done back in the day.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Ken Moore
Yes, anytime I see things like N20[1], I assume a...

Yes, anytime I see things like N20[1], I assume a migrated program.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Ken Moore
Check to see if you have an instruction that...

Check to see if you have an instruction that moves all the channels in Card 3 to N20[0] to N20[7] or something similar. Many of the older PLC5 programs had moves like that to get all the IO into...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Ken Moore
Thanks for the follow up.

Thanks for the follow up.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ken Moore
That's what I have done it the past to check...

That's what I have done it the past to check fault routines.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ken Moore
Enter a negative value into the preset of a...

Enter a negative value into the preset of a timer. Worked on older CLX platform, have not tried it in a few years.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ken Moore
Yes, just move from AI to AO, and ensure the...

Yes, just move from AI to AO, and ensure the scaling on both sides match.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ken Moore
I would not allow either in my plant. Just my...

I would not allow either in my plant. Just my opinion, no offense intended.

I would have the power supply in the PLC cabinet supply the loop power and run twisted pairs per device. If I have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,672
Posted By Ken Moore
Instead of the Alarm integer equals zero in each...

Instead of the Alarm integer equals zero in each rung, I would do a rung just for the compare and use an Alarms "OK" bit in all the other rungs, easier/faster to code, especially with the ML line...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Ken Moore
I have heard, but do not know for sure, that...

I have heard, but do not know for sure, that version 11.0, no longer supports "HMI tags" and HMI tag alarming. Many older migrated RSView32 applications had old PLC5 IO mapped to tags, with scaling...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Ken Moore
You have examples of PLC-5 Indirect Addressings. ...

You have examples of PLC-5 Indirect Addressings.

Start here and follow the links:
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=23846
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By Ken Moore
FT Security is setup via the FT Directory, and...

FT Security is setup via the FT Directory, and works on all machines in the Directory. I am not sure it would prevent someone from using a stand alone laptop to access restricted areas.
I have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Ken Moore
If you have a laptop with RsLinx and a null...

If you have a laptop with RsLinx and a null serial cable, you could verify the -KE works. Every little piece helps.
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