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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Steve Bailey
I interpreted the OP's description as all four...

I interpreted the OP's description as all four of the contacts are NC and all four are rated for full current.
kongshitt, please clarify.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By Steve Bailey
There are two ways to approach it. You can try to...

There are two ways to approach it. You can try to get the device driver for the USB/serial converter to use a specific port number. Depending on the model converter you're using that may be easier...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By Steve Bailey
Are you attempting to connect using the correct...

Are you attempting to connect using the correct serial port? Check in Windows device manager to find out which COM port number is assigned to your USB/serial converter and make sure Direct Logic is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,732
Posted By Steve Bailey
OK Jesper, you have twice as many posts as I, so...

OK Jesper, you have twice as many posts as I, so I'll defer to your superior wisdom.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,732
Posted By Steve Bailey
Nine of the last ten posts to this thread have...

Nine of the last ten posts to this thread have been you two guys trying to get the last word. Time to call it quits.
Edit: GIT posted while I was typing. Ten out of eleven.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,314
Posted By Steve Bailey
In the twelve years since this thread was...

In the twelve years since this thread was current, GE and Fanuc have dissolved their joint venture. Contact Fanuc directly for the manuals you need. The publication numbers may have changed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Steve Bailey
First, start a new thread instead of posting to...

First, start a new thread instead of posting to old ones on different topics.
Next, identify the brand and model of HMI you're using.
Do that and you'll be much more likely to get good advice.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Steve Bailey
Check out the VersaMax Micro line. IC200UDR120...

Check out the VersaMax Micro line.
IC200UDR120 is 12 DC in, 8 relay out. Analog I/O expansion block (4 In, 2 Out) is IC200UEX636. Ethernet interface is IC200UEM001.
If you can go with serial...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,151
Posted By Steve Bailey
There are very strong reasons to believe that too...

There are very strong reasons to believe that too many of the climate change deniers are driven by their ideology.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By Steve Bailey
Yes

Yes
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By Steve Bailey
Tarik1978 threw you a curve in post #2 when he...

Tarik1978 threw you a curve in post #2 when he suggested you need limit switches to detect the status. When all you have available to be displayed is the fact that a solenoid valve is energized or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By Steve Bailey
Limit switches and solenoid valves are physical...

Limit switches and solenoid valves are physical devices on your machine. Solenoid valves are wired to PLC outputs. They are turned on and off by the PLC program. Limit switches are wired to PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By Steve Bailey
When you display the state of the solenoid valve...

When you display the state of the solenoid valve you are showing the world what you told the machine to do. When you display the state of a properly actuated limit switch you are showing the world...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Steve Bailey
As sjohnson has stated, the labeled chip is the...

As sjohnson has stated, the labeled chip is the CPU firmware. The other socket is for an EEPROM chip for the program memory. If there is a chip in that socket you may have a backup copy.
The sockets...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
Posted By Steve Bailey
The single biggest factor driving sales of GE...

The single biggest factor driving sales of GE PLCs is the fact that they are specified for any equipment installed in a GE facility. Not sure if they will continue to be in the specs once Emerson...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By Steve Bailey
Let's limit this discussion to a single thread...

Let's limit this discussion to a single thread and use the new thread you started.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Steve Bailey
Please tell us what PLC the file is supposed to...

Please tell us what PLC the file is supposed to be for. You originally posted the file in a thread related to a Series Six PLC. For that, you need Logicmaster Six (which I have) to open it. If the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Steve Bailey
He posted the same file in this old thread he...

He posted the same file in this old thread he resurrected. I expect that he simply changed the file extension from .lad to .txt due to the limited number of file extensions the forum allows you to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By Steve Bailey
When I change the file extension from .txt to...

When I change the file extension from .txt to .lad and try to open it with Logicmaster Six I get an error "Invalid .LAD file detected".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,575
Posted By Steve Bailey
I have found there are two types of people you...

I have found there are two types of people you have to negotiate with. First and most pleasant to deal with are those who take the attitude, " You made a buck and I made a buck. We should both walk...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 883
Posted By Steve Bailey
L and R are the dimensions you provided. h is the...

L and R are the dimensions you provided. h is the value you measure with your sensor. Be sure to maintain a consistent set of units. You provided English units for the tank diameter and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Steve Bailey
When you have more than one driver assigned in...

When you have more than one driver assigned in the PLC Name and Port table, you need to include the PLC name in the addressing for any PLC reference. The addressing is expressed inside square...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Steve Bailey
You may get lucky, but I think your best bet...

You may get lucky, but I think your best bet would be to run the PanelMate 1000 software on a computer with a real serial port. The software for the PM1000 was originally a DOS application and I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Steve Bailey
Don't make the mistake of equating a rung of...

Don't make the mistake of equating a rung of ladder logic with a step of your machine sequence.
The rung may control what happens during a particular step of the sequence, but is itself evaluated...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 883
Posted By Steve Bailey
No, the argument of the inverse function changes...

No, the argument of the inverse function changes with the level of fluid in the tank.
Here is a link to the formula. My mistake, you need the inverse cosine, not the inverse tangent....
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