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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Steve Bailey
I really hate this da**ed machine. I wish that...

I really hate this da**ed machine.
I wish that they would sell it.
It never does quite what I want,
But only what I tell it!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,868
Posted By Steve Bailey
No.

No.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,868
Posted By Steve Bailey
Manually, one rung at a time.

Manually, one rung at a time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Steve Bailey
The insurance coverage your customers will...

The insurance coverage your customers will require protects them. They will require you to carry worker's compensation so that if you're injured in their facility your claim is not against their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Steve Bailey
For homing to a switch I like: 1. Move to...

For homing to a switch I like:
1. Move to actuate the home switch.
2. Reverse direction at very low speed until clear of the home switch.
3. Stop at the next encoder marker pulse and set the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Steve Bailey
Have you been using this method for a long time...

Have you been using this method for a long time or is it a new installation? To me, this sounds like a misapplication of a pressure transducer. It depends the dust behaving like a liquid. But I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Steve Bailey
The key piece of information you've left out is...

The key piece of information you've left out is the thickness of the material you're winding.

It can be helpful to think of the roll diameter in terms of its area. The area of material on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Steve Bailey
The ports on the CMM311 module are independent of...

The ports on the CMM311 module are independent of each other. You could set one port for the GE SNP protocol and the other one for Modbus. That makes me doubt that it's a limitation of the KepServer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Steve Bailey
You may be able to create a new Proficy Process...

You may be able to create a new Proficy Process Systems Rx3i target in your existing project and copy any work you've already done to it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Steve Bailey
What project template did you use when you...

What project template did you use when you started the project? I believe you need to use the Proficy Process Systems Rx3i template, and not the PAC Systems Rx3i template.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Steve Bailey
What CPU model? Some instructions are limited to...

What CPU model? Some instructions are limited to certain CPUs.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Steve Bailey
I recall that many years ago GE recommended not...

I recall that many years ago GE recommended not exceeding 9600 baud when using both ports simultaneously. You may need to slow down. To do so you will also need to modify the PLC's hardware...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Steve Bailey
How is the teach pendant connected to the robot...

How is the teach pendant connected to the robot controller? Does it have an IP address? Connect a PC to the network, with an appropriate IP address and try pinging the devices to see who responds.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Steve Bailey
What port are you trying to use on the 90-30? It...

What port are you trying to use on the 90-30? It needs to be configured for Modbus RTU.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Steve Bailey
I concur with James' observations. Solid state...

I concur with James' observations. Solid state output modules generally have higher inrush ratings than contact output modules. But not all PLC models offer 24 VAC output modules. If yours does, a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 32,720
Posted By Steve Bailey
Contact your local Emerson supplier for advice....

Contact your local Emerson supplier for advice. GE sold their PLC product line to Emerson a couple of years ago. The programming software was called Proficy Machine Edition, but Emerson may have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Steve Bailey
The reason I asked about searching for the entire...

The reason I asked about searching for the entire B27:0 word is because a line in the program writing to the entire word might not show up in a search for just the individual bit. I say "might not"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Steve Bailey
Did you search for the entire B27:0 word or just...

Did you search for the entire B27:0 word or just for the B27:0/3 bit?
Is there an HMI panel that could be writing to the bit?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Steve Bailey
It imported fine into Proficy version 7.0. I sent...

It imported fine into Proficy version 7.0. I sent you a Proficy backup.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Steve Bailey
That sure sounds like VersaPro files. If you...

That sure sounds like VersaPro files.

If you like, send me the contents of one of the VersaPro project folders. I'll see if I can get better results using a Pre-Emerson version of Proficy ME. If...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Steve Bailey
What are the file extensions on the backups?

What are the file extensions on the backups?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Steve Bailey
If you're doing the comparison to choose the best...

If you're doing the comparison to choose the best PLC for your application, compare the features that are important to you.
If you're doing the comparison to choose the best PLC for your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Steve Bailey
Another solution set from ndzied1 who said...

Another solution set from ndzied1 who said working them out made him dizzy.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,756
Posted By Steve Bailey
Zombie thread alert

Zombie thread alert
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,055
Posted By Steve Bailey
All too often, I've been the guy saying, "What...

All too often, I've been the guy saying, "What was I smoking when I wrote this s**t"!
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