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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Ron Beaufort
check your aim ...

in some cases you're right-clicking the INSTRUCTION (XIC, OTE, etc.) - and not the TAGNAME which is located "over" the instruction ...

in Boot Camp talk - you're shooting the HORSE - and you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By Ron Beaufort
you have to ZIP the files before you can attach...

you have to ZIP the files before you can attach them to the forum post ... that's just a rule that the forum has ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Ron Beaufort
since this is a CompactLogix platform - you might...

since this is a CompactLogix platform - you might need to consider this ... it's a long shot - but it MIGHT be your issue ...

QUESTION - how many Tasks are you using - and what do you have their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By Ron Beaufort
welcome to the forum ... I'm trying to be...

welcome to the forum ...

I'm trying to be helpful here - so PLEASE do not take this the wrong way ...



many programmers trying to migrate from the "computer" world to the "PLC" world have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Ron Beaufort
can either you - or they - "see" the...

can either you - or they - "see" the controller/processor in RSLinx? ...

if RSLinx can "see" the controller/processor then right-click on it - and select "Properties" ... that should show you the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,585
Posted By Ron Beaufort
yep - unless something changes we'll sit this one...

yep - unless something changes we'll sit this one out ... as near as we can tell (so far), it looks like old Michael will wear itself out by the time it travels overland to reach us here in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Ron Beaufort
based on my experience, usually if you just...

based on my experience, usually if you just resize the window, the toolbar will magically reappear ...

why? ... I no longer ask questions like that when working with RSLogix5000/Studio5000 ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,142
Posted By Ron Beaufort
sorry - somehow I misunderstood ... I thought...

sorry - somehow I misunderstood ... I thought (based on your questions) that you were interested in hearing some pros-and-cons about the Trio/Kollmorgen equipment ... since there don't seem to be too...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,142
Posted By Ron Beaufort
personally, I'd be tempted to ask my Trio and...

personally, I'd be tempted to ask my Trio and Kollmorgen salesmen for a few referrals from some of their previous satisfied customers ...

maybe they really have created a "better mousetrap" ... if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Ron Beaufort
see if this works ... and welcome to the...

see if this works ...

and welcome to the forum ...
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Ron Beaufort
quick question: is either one (or both) of the...

quick question: is either one (or both) of the variables coming from an input device (sensor, etc.) ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Ron Beaufort
well, be advised that most "traps" based on a CTU...

well, be advised that most "traps" based on a CTU (Count Up) instruction won't give accurate results ... that's because the CTU usually needs to see a FALSE to TRUE transition before it can count...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Ron Beaufort
if none of the other suggestions pan out for you,...

if none of the other suggestions pan out for you, the following might be helpful ...

TIP: if your ONLY indication that the bit did not "turn on" (go to a status of ONE) is what you can see on a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Ron Beaufort
if you're just trying to turn off Start Page, you...

if you're just trying to turn off Start Page, you might be able to do it with this setting ... look under Tools / Options ...
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,585
Posted By Ron Beaufort
here in Charleston we were totally blessed ......

here in Charleston we were totally blessed ... steady "rain" for a day or so - but it was pretty much just a drizzle ... winds didn't get up to more than 40-45 mph ...

so thankfully we're fine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Ron Beaufort
DISCLAIMER: I can't answer your questions about...

DISCLAIMER: I can't answer your questions about why "some work - some won't" ...

but here's something that I'd try first if I were in your shoes ...

install version 24.04 (instead of version...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,585
Posted By Ron Beaufort
it looks like Charleston just might dodge the...

it looks like Charleston just might dodge the bullet this time ... near as we can make out of all the conflicting forecasts is a lot rain - but the winds are looking like only about 45-50 mph ......
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,585
Posted By Ron Beaufort
yes, I know that this is an "old" thread - but...

yes, I know that this is an "old" thread - but here we are almost exactly one year later - doing exactly the same thing again - but this time with Hurricane Florence ... I've screwed the equipment...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Ron Beaufort
since we haven't heard back from you - I guess we...

since we haven't heard back from you - I guess we can assume (gosh I hate that word) that you've got it all figured out ...

but if not - the SAMPLE figure below might give you an idea of the type...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ron Beaufort
this is more than you really wanted to know - but...

this is more than you really wanted to know - but here's the answer ...

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?p=427567&postcount=1

more importantly, this can teach you how to think...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Ron Beaufort
do you have a copy of a software package named...

do you have a copy of a software package named RSNetworx for DeviceNet ? ...

and can you find a file with an extension of DNT ? ...

I'm just GUESSING without seeing ALL of your system - but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 103,447
Posted By Ron Beaufort
same when I checked it earlier ...

same when I checked it earlier ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Ron Beaufort
can you post a screen-shot of the settings that...

can you post a screen-shot of the settings that you're trying to change? ... it would also be a good idea to post your ENTIRE project file (.ACD extension) ... you'll have to zip it first (forum...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,019
Posted By Ron Beaufort
see if this helps ... ...

see if this helps ...

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?p=14307&postcount=4
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Ron Beaufort
to use a "regular" voltmeter when testing TRIAC...

to use a "regular" voltmeter when testing TRIAC outputs, this little adapter comes in handy ...

https://www.fluke.com/en-us/product/accessories/adapters/fluke-sv225
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