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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,221
Posted By cardosocea
Sure... let me know when the cross reference...

Sure... let me know when the cross reference takes parameters and connections in account and I'll consider it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By cardosocea
Maybe I'm overthinking this, but aren't you...

Maybe I'm overthinking this, but aren't you effectively looking for a fully configured PLC rack? You can force outputs and read inputs, so the wording of programming will imply an additional cost and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By cardosocea
I don't have iFix to test now (good riddance),...

I don't have iFix to test now (good riddance), but I think that option needs to be read along with the "enable output" option.

The enable output, as far as I remember allows you to write to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By cardosocea
Never used them, but Matrikon shows up every time...

Never used them, but Matrikon shows up every time I look for anything protocol related.

I've used IGS, but it's always the previous Kepware version repackaged as new IGS model.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By cardosocea
The program can be locked by password? ...

The program can be locked by password?

https://support.industry.siemens.com/tf//WW/en/posts/d0a1-funtion-not-permitted-in-current-protection-level/51743?page=0&pageSize=10
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By cardosocea
Lower engineering costs and development time are...

Lower engineering costs and development time are a benefit with an actual dollar value.

Sadly, the functionality has been half assed and the benefit is reduced, but there's still a benefit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By cardosocea
Thank you. This seems to be exactly what I want.

Thank you. This seems to be exactly what I want.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By cardosocea
You don't have to use all the members of a UDT in...

You don't have to use all the members of a UDT in your AOI...



A machine I worked in Siemens was developed like this. A DB held all the configuration data and was passed onto different FBs and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By cardosocea
Maybe I'm not understanding this, but if this...

Maybe I'm not understanding this, but if this information is now in separate tags, you'd create a UDT to hold the same information. You wouldn't keep two copies and move them in the software onto the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By cardosocea
Any indication of which parameters it would be to...

Any indication of which parameters it would be to do this? Going through the manual it's not quite clear which it would be.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By cardosocea
Why not create a UDT for common or configuration...

Why not create a UDT for common or configuration parameters and instead pass the entire UDT (one parameter) instead of all of them separate?



You could also copy the UDT into a local variable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By cardosocea
Yes, This is something I'm considering, but it's...

Yes, This is something I'm considering, but it's for operators to manage in the event of a failure so it's a guaranteed call to myself because the site is down. I'll look into how hard it would be to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By cardosocea
PowerFlex 753 Ethernet and physical button control??

Hello,



I'm setting up an application where I'll have a couple of Powerflex drives commanded from a PLC on a network.

However, we want to be able to run the drives manually in the event of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By cardosocea
Context switching.

Context switching.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By cardosocea
In my experience with PLC technicians and version...

In my experience with PLC technicians and version control what he doesn't want is to have to do the check in and check out process as well as documenting the change and not so much the tracking to a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cardosocea
From what you're saying, your logic has to keep...

From what you're saying, your logic has to keep track of a selected pump as the reason for this to exist is to allow group control of the pumps (start, stop, etc...).

So why not add up all the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By cardosocea
Something like the Intellis valves from westlock?...

Something like the Intellis valves from westlock? Although they don't have a separate control for the solenoid, it all runs on the field network.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By cardosocea
I use this to get status from my Stratus Server. ...

I use this to get status from my Stratus Server.

I think the unease of using a commercial SNMP solution packaged for data centers may be what's now happened with SolarWinds. Granted, there are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By cardosocea
Following up from Jesper, in my experience when...

Following up from Jesper, in my experience when you have a panel that is just transferring signals from 2 core to a larger multicore, instead of calling it a junction box they tend to be called...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By cardosocea
Is one of those things the byte order in a COP...

Is one of those things the byte order in a COP instruction? I was playing with one of those in the simulator and couldn't get the right order between the raw data and formatted data structure,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By cardosocea
FBD doesn't lend itself to complex Boolean logic...

FBD doesn't lend itself to complex Boolean logic though... Plus, at least in the Rockwell world, it's annoying having to instanciate Boolean logic blocks as they're Add on instructions and not part...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By cardosocea
By then it's already too late. The compare tool...

By then it's already too late. The compare tool should be used before doing any change (where possible, which seems to be this case).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By cardosocea
Just curious, why would you want microsecond...

Just curious, why would you want microsecond precision in a PLC? I'm just thinking that if you need that accuracy, the PLC is not the tool for the job, but can't really think of an application where...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By cardosocea
Looking at Rockwell's distributor, a HART gateway...

Looking at Rockwell's distributor, a HART gateway is 1500$. 4 channels and the ability to do multi-drop.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
Posted By cardosocea
Isn't this something that would be reason to...

Isn't this something that would be reason to withold payment?
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