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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By AutoMax
Hmmm... You can edit a GuardLogix online,...

Hmmm... You can edit a GuardLogix online, particularly if it's an ST routine, as ST isn't supported in the safety task.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By AutoMax
Lighthouse PLC's are the Hitachi guys in America....

Lighthouse PLC's are the Hitachi guys in America. It's been several years since I worked on a Hitachi PLC, but I seem to remember I could view the program with one of the generic IDE's I had, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By AutoMax
I've never seen this either. I've got lots of...

I've never seen this either. I've got lots of PLC5/ControlLogix migrations on my main laptop, and many contain RIO racks called "RACK_02", "RACK_03",etc. because I typically change the processor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By AutoMax
The one shots preceding the counters are...

The one shots preceding the counters are unnecessary. Seeing that drives me nuts, no offense.

From the RSL500 instruction help:

This output instruction counts up for each false-to-true...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By AutoMax
Talking I--()--()--()--I VS. I-----()--I . ...

I--()--()--()--I
VS. I-----()--I
. I--()--I
. I--()--I

Compiles as "OTE OTE OTE" vs "BST OTE NXB OTE NXB OTE BND". It's four more instructions. As fast as a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 15th, 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By AutoMax
HMI's typically poll entire words, not binaries. ...

HMI's typically poll entire words, not binaries. If you use single bits in multiple words you're adding unnecessary traffic to whatever network you're using.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By AutoMax
Like I said, I can't reveal anything- but my hot...

Like I said, I can't reveal anything- but my hot rod is going to eat your POS for breakfast. 100% torque at 0 rpm if you catch my meaning.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 11th, 2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By AutoMax
No worries. This is very much a situation where...

No worries. This is very much a situation where an NDA is necessary because we have a unique product in an emerging industry. There are no non-competes even if you accept employment, just a no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By AutoMax
I can firmly state neither AmWay nor Avon have...

I can firmly state neither AmWay nor Avon have anything to do with it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By AutoMax
I appreciate the link, but there's reasons I...

I appreciate the link, but there's reasons I posted here. I'm not trying to annoy anyone by going off topic, but to post in the classifieds I need to fill out all the fields. Candidates for the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By AutoMax
Yaskawa has motion card that plugs into a 1756...

Yaskawa has motion card that plugs into a 1756 rack to control Sigma series servos with AOI's in Logix. Or you could use my preferred method, Logix to an MPiec controller via E/IP.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By AutoMax
I've done this in the past, but I used the ABB...

I've done this in the past, but I used the ABB drive adaptive programming. I don't know if you can just do it with parameters. User HIGHLANDCONTROLS is probably the guy to ask.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By AutoMax
OT- I'm hiring!!

I'm hiring, but who isn't?

Seriously, though, I'm looking for ten controls/automation professionals to join a very exciting venture in central Illinois. I can offer great benefits and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By AutoMax
FWIW, I believe the Magneteks are just rebranded...

FWIW, I believe the Magneteks are just rebranded Yaskawa drives. This goes back to before Yaskawa Electric America, when Magnetek was the US Yaskawa importer. Not overly relevant, just some trivia.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By AutoMax
Oh, and I can't offer H1B visas, sorry. No more...

Oh, and I can't offer H1B visas, sorry. No more PM's from out of country.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By AutoMax
Backed into a corner and held at gunpoint, I'd...

Backed into a corner and held at gunpoint, I'd probably admit there's a few Americans that might know Mitsubishi better than myself. Still, I'd rate pretty solid on the F and Q series. I was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By AutoMax
Melsec A to ControlLogix

I need to migrate a couple hundred Melsec A installations to ControlLogix. Most of the clusters are three or four processors communicating over Melsec Net (dual coaxial) and each processor has 3 or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By AutoMax
Personally, I've added IOLink as a mandatory...

Personally, I've added IOLink as a mandatory replacement for analog devices if available to the build specifications for two automotive manufacturers. I tend to be an early adopter
(sometimes with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By AutoMax
I'll try it this weekend and report back.

I'll try it this weekend and report back.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By AutoMax
I typically use visibility animation for that...

I typically use visibility animation for that kind of thing in ME.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By AutoMax
Apologies, my original post was lacking in...

Apologies, my original post was lacking in clarity. When I initiate motion with a PF527 and then want to change speed, MCD does not work. I instead need to either fire a distinct MDS, or MOV a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By AutoMax
I've never understood why it runs a "verify...

I've never understood why it runs a "verify program" every time I cut and paste in the FBD editor. And "crazy line syndrome" is extremely annoying.

Still, I prefer able to use "insert" and a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,110
Posted By AutoMax
I believe there is value in the training, I've...

I believe there is value in the training, I've taken pretty much every course they've offered going back to PLC-5 days. But just taking training won't make you a PLC programmer. Also, that course...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By AutoMax
Downloading comments and description (and...

Downloading comments and description (and uploading them) became support with the re-branding to Studio 5000 Logix Designer at version 21.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By AutoMax
:doh: Lightbulb! So is that why I...

:doh:

Lightbulb!

So is that why I have to use multiple instances or retrigger MDS's with a PF527 and MCD doesn't work? The coarse update rate not compatible with CIPSafety?
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