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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By travispedley
We use these alot, they're cheaper than in-rack...

We use these alot, they're cheaper than in-rack modules and they work just fine.

https://www.rtaautomation.com/product/435nba-2/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,527
Posted By travispedley
Oh, I still have my 25pin CAPS dongle ;) I'm a...

Oh, I still have my 25pin CAPS dongle ;) I'm a hoarder.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,527
Posted By travispedley
Step 7. Powerful and fast. I learned on AB,...

Step 7. Powerful and fast. I learned on AB, used it and Omron for years, then got a customer who is exclusively Siemens and started learning.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By travispedley
Migrating, in my opinion, sucks. The graphics it...

Migrating, in my opinion, sucks. The graphics it uses are terrible and the fonts are too. Makes your brand new beautiful PVPlus look like garbage. Just go through each page in your PV and recreate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By travispedley
I went the homebrew route as RobertB suggested. ...

I went the homebrew route as RobertB suggested.
Wrote my own, had it working in 30 minutes. I reckon I need to go to a PIDE boot camp or something, but it confirms my hatred of all things PID.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By travispedley
seems like a setup error or something on my end. ...

seems like a setup error or something on my end.
using the SRTP like this, when the PV=SP i would need the CV to be at 50%, when in reality it is at 0%.

as my PV approaches SP, CV drops...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By travispedley
Ok, here is my problem now. when my PV...

Ok, here is my problem now. when my PV approaches SP the CV starts to drop, which activates the cooling circuit while I'm still under SP.
Not sure what i'm doing wrong.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By travispedley
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have written a...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have written a new routine with 1 PID feeding a SRTP. >51 Heat valve full open, <49 Cool valve full open.

I'll post any results in the next few days. Sadly,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By travispedley
my loop setup from the outside

my loop setup from the outside
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By travispedley
I need some PIDE help!

OK, 1st off, I have almost 0 pid experience.
I have a tank that holds a product. I need to regulate the temperature of the product using steam / chiller. each has a 4-20mA flow control valve. i...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By travispedley
Glad to help. Good luck.

Glad to help. Good luck.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By travispedley
The Application Documenter may do what you need. ...

The Application Documenter may do what you need. Should be under Start\Programs\Rockwell Software\FactoryTalk View\Tools.

Check the box for Direct Tags Cross Reference.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By travispedley
Siemens doesn't allow data types to start on an...

Siemens doesn't allow data types to start on an ODD byte address.
Even if you only declare 1 BOOL it will allocate 2 bytes.
Both images are the exact same, DB1.DBX1.3 is absolutely valid in both,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By travispedley
I just got lucky

I just got lucky
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By travispedley
Yeah, it sucks. I usually try not to crowd each...

Yeah, it sucks. I usually try not to crowd each page, then it seems to look better.
No fix as of V30 that I'm aware of.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By travispedley
The STRUCT datatype will define 2 bytes as a...

The STRUCT datatype will define 2 bytes as a minimum whether you allocate a symbol to each bit or not.
The absolute address is declared as part of the struct which is valid and will work just fine. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,699
Posted By travispedley
Maybe a zombie thread, but still an EXCELLENT...

Maybe a zombie thread, but still an EXCELLENT explanation.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By travispedley
Probably a standard header. I have one I use in...

Probably a standard header. I have one I use in every project, with the page name being a literal string even if there was only one page. Glad you found it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By travispedley
It is probably used as a Literal String. when...

It is probably used as a Literal String.
when you open the page associated with that, is there any text on the page that says pumpcontrol?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By travispedley
Look at Rockwell Technote 44196. Some of the...

Look at Rockwell Technote 44196.

Some of the comments mention problems with Win10 running Emulate.

I cannot find anything on the RS site about OS compatibility for Emulate. Only says it will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By travispedley
What OS are you running?

What OS are you running?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By travispedley
Glad you got it working. I had problems with...

Glad you got it working. I had problems with 23,24,26,27. Most of the problems i had were editing tags or trying to type in tag names in ladder without using the dropdown. logix would fatal crash...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By travispedley
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By travispedley
Not sure what you have going on. Make sure you...

Not sure what you have going on. Make sure you clear the search string between tries to reset the FSC instruction.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By travispedley
I exported your rungs and imported into my L72. ...

I exported your rungs and imported into my L72. Works fine, found ABC immediately with no issues.
The only difference i can obviously see is that I'm running V30. I skipped V27, heard it was awful...
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