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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 27th, 2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Andybr
If this is an old version of L5K a few years ago...

If this is an old version of L5K a few years ago there was a known issue whereby copying/pasting would cause a crash if Microsoft Outlook was running on the same machine. The solution was simply to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By Andybr
Drive-By hacking of air gapped systems perhaps:- ...

Drive-By hacking of air gapped systems perhaps:-
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/12/12/scada_hacking/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By Andybr
Even that is misleading as the map does not...

Even that is misleading as the map does not include the Grid or Generation.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,580
Posted By Andybr
46181 This is for GX Developer V8. I notice...

46181
This is for GX Developer V8. I notice that it is very sparsely commented so good luck.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Andybr
The PLC seems to be using a programme stored on a...

The PLC seems to be using a programme stored on a ROM chip rather than in the internal memory so you will not be able to change this without updating the ROM chip. From memory the programme source on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Andybr
Dravik. The revision number is from the module...

Dravik.
The revision number is from the module properties for the generic ethernet module. The AOP is not used in our current programme. This is the revision which is being returned when I go online...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Andybr
The module properties in Logix5000 show the...

The module properties in Logix5000 show the revision as 12.1. Version 12 is available as an option in the latest AOP.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Andybr
Mispeld We have been running systems using this...

Mispeld
We have been running systems using this arrangement at many sites worldwide for years and never had any problems. Unfortunately it is the reliability of these systems which has led to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Andybr
Our PLC code indexes through 4 cameras one at a...

Our PLC code indexes through 4 cameras one at a time so i would prefer to keep as much of the original code as possible for the new camera.Provided the "SE" command in the message will still trigger...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Andybr
I will set the data transfer size at 32 bytes as...

I will set the data transfer size at 32 bytes as I said above. I am only using the first 25 DINTs so this should not make any difference. The message is to trigger the camera. As you say the data...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Andybr
Cognex Insight 5400 with Control Logix.

We have just replaced an old Insight 5400 Camera and the firmware revision has changed from 3.2 to 12.1. The new camera has been set up and the job file installed but it will not connect to the PLC....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,580
Posted By Andybr
You should be able to import a Medoc programme...

You should be able to import a Medoc programme directly into GX developer.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,381
Posted By Andybr
We have used Rockwell Prox switches with built in...

We have used Rockwell Prox switches with built in diagnostics for years. This is nothing new. The thing is that the value of this is not that great in practice and hardly anybody bothers to check the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Andybr
We had quite a few drives of varying ages which...

We had quite a few drives of varying ages which suffered from this problem. The feedback was from Rockwell tech. support in the UK.
One other thing which I have just remembered is that the problem...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Andybr
We changed the 20-COMM-D cards on the affected...

We changed the 20-COMM-D cards on the affected drives. The fault did not happen on every drive and the issue eventually went away once we had changed all of the problem cards.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Andybr
The fault you describe used to be quite common on...

The fault you describe used to be quite common on Powerflex 70/700 drives with Comm20/D adapters and 15 years would put your drives into the right timeframe. The issue was with some "precision"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Andybr
I am not sure how things work with the supply...

I am not sure how things work with the supply companies in the USA but you may be surprised by the amount of data which they can provide without the need for any additional instrumentation. Our...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Andybr
I am not sure which Mitsubishi analogue module...

I am not sure which Mitsubishi analogue module you are using but most of the ones I recall need you to link the +ve current input terminal to the +ve voltage input terminal. You also need to set some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By Andybr
The formula is given on this page :- ...

The formula is given on this page :-
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/HorizontalCylindricalSegment.html
As you can see this is a fairly heavy calculation for most PLC's and you might want to consider...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By Andybr
Tomra's core business is recycling plants. The...

Tomra's core business is recycling plants. The food applicatons are a refinement of the recycling machines.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By Andybr
Maintenance should not be too bad. We have a...

Maintenance should not be too bad. We have a couple of similar Tomra machines for sorting potatoes and they have been very reliable.
The really interesting thing with these machines is the way they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Andybr
Like Geniusintraining it is a while since I last...

Like Geniusintraining it is a while since I last used RSView32 but there are a couple of things I would check:-
i)Do you have all of the required active_x components installed. These will show up as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,012
Posted By Andybr
The boiling point of water reduces with...

The boiling point of water reduces with atmospheric pressure and will be much less than 70C in anything approaching a vacuum. Your energy is providing latent heat to boil the water.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Andybr
No. Our corporate rules do not allow VM's so I...

No. Our corporate rules do not allow VM's so I have to run it on Windows 7.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Andybr
We run a number of old systems with L1 processors...

We run a number of old systems with L1 processors and V13 firmware in our plant and I can confirm that it is possible to install V13 of Logix 5000 on a Windows 7 system if you ignore the error...
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