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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By Archie
That was my mistake, I was not clear in my post....

That was my mistake, I was not clear in my post. I should have used the phrase "upgrade the processor's run-time"

Another reason I do not think it is possible, especially with WinCE, is the fact...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By Archie
As far as I am aware you will not be able to...

As far as I am aware you will not be able to upgrade the processor because the run time license is linked to a key in the hardware.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 19th, 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By Archie
Beckhoff TwinCAT is a good option. The software...

Beckhoff TwinCAT is a good option. The software is free and included in it is a 30 day trial of a run time that will essentially turn your laptop into a PLC. Then when you are ready to scale to a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Archie
With AdvancedHMI you can add a control that will...

With AdvancedHMI you can add a control that will let you add a live video feed:

https://www.advancedhmi.com/forum/index.php?topic=976.msg5123#msg5123

It's a no cost package that runs on a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Archie
What color is your TwinCAT icon in the component...

What color is your TwinCAT icon in the component tray by the clock?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Archie
To my knowledge TwinCAT 2 run time has never been...

To my knowledge TwinCAT 2 run time has never been able to run on a 64 bit machine. That is why they have the x64 engineering version which basically lets you put the system in config mode only for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By Archie
Keep in mind the Micro820 has some subtle...

Keep in mind the Micro820 has some subtle differences such as not using a slot number in the route path and the strings are handled different.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Archie
Don't waste time with Publish, it really as too...

Don't waste time with Publish, it really as too many quirks associated with it. Simply copy the files to the target and create a shortcut to the executable.
The Panel PCs on the AdvancedHMI web site...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Archie
Have you looked at the AdvancedHMI panel PCs and...

Have you looked at the AdvancedHMI panel PCs and software? It's PC based software, so gives you much more hardware options than hardware based HMIs. It also avoids the obsolete hardware problem...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Archie
Yes. If you are using an RS485 network, all...

Yes. If you are using an RS485 network, all slaves hear the same data. If the master were to put a packet on the wire targeting node 1, then immediately put a packet put another packet on the wire...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Archie
In theory the mixing of vendor products should...

In theory the mixing of vendor products should not matter since they should all comply to the standard.

As an example of where not following the silence period can cause a lack of response,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Archie
ModbusRTU makes use of silence periods to...

ModbusRTU makes use of silence periods to determine end of packets and also used to clear receive buffers. Some devices adhere very strictly to this and may ignore a packet because it cleared the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Archie
Is this a trick question? I would of course use...

Is this a trick question? I would of course use AdvancedHMI, but I would suspect that any HMI/SCADA software that supports both SLC 5/05 and Modbus protocols simultaneously would be capable of acting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Archie
Not all SLC 5/05 processors support Ethernet/IP....

Not all SLC 5/05 processors support Ethernet/IP. The early versions only supported ABEthernet which was a precursor to Ethernet/IP

Do you by any chance have a PC that is connected to the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Archie
Let me add something about the AdvancedHMI driver...

Let me add something about the AdvancedHMI driver (or any non-OPC driver).... The AdvancedHMI driver is a pure .NET driver. If your application is only C++ native code, then it would require some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Archie
Since your application is already written to work...

Since your application is already written to work with an OPC server, it is probably to your advantage to stick with an OPC server.

if you were starting from scratch or your application was small,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Archie
This kind of surprises me because I would have...

This kind of surprises me because I would have thought there would have been some patent or intellectual property issues.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Archie
Siemens S7 clone?

Am I reading this right?...... It seems this company has duplicated the functionality of a Siemens S7 in the form of a soft PLC. I even see where there is mention of Beckhoff hardware. Does this mean...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 17th, 2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By Archie
A couple years ago I was contracted to develop an...

A couple years ago I was contracted to develop an HMI for an OEM. Their specification showed screen layouts with multiple panels. Each panel contained a list of variables to display the values and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Archie
Lots of options out there. Anything that supports...

Lots of options out there. Anything that supports DF1 over RS232. Or if you use the ENI, then anything that supports Ethernet/IP

Any particular features you are looking for?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Archie
What type of barcode.. 1D or 2D... Code 39 or...

What type of barcode.. 1D or 2D... Code 39 or 128, etc?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By Archie
For larger cutouts a metal cutting circular saw...

For larger cutouts a metal cutting circular saw gives the fastest, cleanest, and straightest cuts. Most of the time the cut edge does not need deburred. Does not burn the paint and no sparks, just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Archie
Which SLC500? Is it one with an RS232 port? One...

Which SLC500? Is it one with an RS232 port? One possible method that may work, but would be a real pain, is by sending ASCII data from the SLC by setting up the RS232 port in user mode, then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Archie
There was a known issue with the L61 processors...

There was a known issue with the L61 processors in which it would do exactly as you described. I do not remember the exact details, but it was listed on the AB web site a number of years ago. Maybe...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Archie
The Ethernet/IP (CIP) implementation by Allen...

The Ethernet/IP (CIP) implementation by Allen Bradley can be found here:

https://github.com/EIPStackGroup/OpENer

However it is in C and not C++. Someone has ported it to C++ which is here:
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