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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By BobB
I believe you could probably put a Red Lion...

I believe you could probably put a Red Lion protocol translator in the middle as the masters to both and map the software in the middle. Talk to Martin Daines at Control Logic.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By BobB
Rubbish! Carry a spare processor and rack in case...

Rubbish! Carry a spare processor and rack in case of a failure. I use Omron and apart from getting drowned with chlorine, lightning strikes and cement + water = sulfuric acid I have not had a failure...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By BobB
Found the problem - blown up input card - very...

Found the problem - blown up input card - very rare.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By BobB
Urgent request - Omron

Have a CJ1M PLC with 64 bit input cards. The inputs are all flashing - cannot find anything in the manual yet. Any thoughts?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By BobB
In CX-Programmer open options - PLCs and tick the...

In CX-Programmer open options - PLCs and tick the box to let you know there are forced bits on when exiting - then to will not forget.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,553
Posted By BobB
Islay is an acquired taste - lot of regular...

Islay is an acquired taste - lot of regular single malt drinkers do not like it. Get a bottle of Appleton Estate 21 year old rum - he will love you for it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By BobB
Contact your Omron office.

Contact your Omron office.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 9th, 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By BobB
They are not expensive - Crompton have a cheaper...

They are not expensive - Crompton have a cheaper one - they are ATS controllers - cost less than trying to write software that will have issues I guess.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 8th, 2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By BobB
Buy a Woodward device that does it for you - only...

Buy a Woodward device that does it for you - only way.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By BobB
I am using Ethernet IP remote I/O on most jobs...

I am using Ethernet IP remote I/O on most jobs these days and it is pretty good. That being said Ethernet still carries a lot of rubbish and my biggest issue is IR always want to own it and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By BobB
Here is a good explanation of EtherCAT...

Here is a good explanation of EtherCAT https://www.rtaautomation.com/technologies/ethercat/ and here is a link to the EtherCAT Technology Group https://www.ethercat.org/default.htm.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By BobB
Not a fan of TIML - restrictions. Use a 1 second...

Not a fan of TIML - restrictions. Use a 1 second or 1 minute pulse into a counter. Easiest way for mine.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By BobB
I would suggest you contact Citect support - they...

I would suggest you contact Citect support - they are normally pretty good. NOID about the first issue but the second issue sound like it might be related to the files pointer - the directory where...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,935
Posted By BobB
He he - grew up on Vegemite! No humans required...

He he - grew up on Vegemite! No humans required here to pick up phones being used now - the red light/speed cameras do it - and get you if you are not registered as wel.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,935
Posted By BobB
Here in Oz you have 12 points on your licence -...

Here in Oz you have 12 points on your licence - using your phone even when the traffic is stationary at traffic lights is illegal - 3 demerit points and large fine - and then there are the weekends...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By BobB
And also as normal inputs. It is channel 0 - the...

And also as normal inputs. It is channel 0 - the first ID212 card is channel 1 and so on.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By BobB
It is part of the processor. Processor manual.

It is part of the processor. Processor manual.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By BobB
I would replace the PLC LOL. Dead!

I would replace the PLC LOL. Dead!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By BobB
Watch the ASCO unit - have had issues. It relies...

Watch the ASCO unit - have had issues. It relies on the generator drifting against the mains and when in synch goes smash. Never heard of Generac and have been doing generator systems since 1990....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By BobB
A VM within a VM - why? May be the issue.

A VM within a VM - why? May be the issue.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By BobB
Online OK. It does not store symbols though - has...

Online OK. It does not store symbols though - has been discontinued for many years.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By BobB
Here is a link - look at page 17 - funny thing is...

Here is a link - look at page 17 - funny thing is I have been using Omron for years and have never seen an IP007. Always used the host link units. https://www.mouser.com/ds/2/307/plc_tg_fi-337774.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By BobB
Add a CJ1W-SCU31-V1 and set it up as a Modbus RTU...

Add a CJ1W-SCU31-V1 and set it up as a Modbus RTU slave - RS485.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By BobB
Use VSDs all the time now. No more soft starters....

Use VSDs all the time now. No more soft starters. Soft starters are usually mounted in the panel creating heat - even with bypass contactors. The VSDs I use are rated IP66 - mount on a stick...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By BobB
Had one once - too hard to control and makes a...

Had one once - too hard to control and makes a hell of a mess - bits of metal everywhere - use a jigsaw - I use Makita and they are pretty good. The other thing that is really useful is this....
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