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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By OkiePC
Just don't go swimming on the surface dressed up...

Just don't go swimming on the surface dressed up like a sea lion...I had a dive instructor tell me that sharks almost never attack a scuba diver who is below the surface. The few attacks that do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By OkiePC
Your RSLogix500 file is password protected.

Your RSLogix500 file is password protected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By OkiePC
Check the gear reducers' lubrication

Check the gear reducers' lubrication
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By OkiePC
This looks ideal. Where can I buy a few hundred...

This looks ideal. Where can I buy a few hundred of these in 10-32, 1.2" panhead, Phillips or torx drive?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By OkiePC
I would post this question at the Ignition forum....

I would post this question at the Ignition forum. I recall reading about some of the integrators that have built some tools to help automate migration from WW to Ignition, and historical data might...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By OkiePC
Nice! I need to do something similar for my...

Nice! I need to do something similar for my water well and strainer to auto purge it.

Jeff brings up a good point about the circuit protection. It would probably be pretty easy to replace some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By OkiePC
That hissing sound is the smoke trying to escape....

That hissing sound is the smoke trying to escape. You must not let that happen.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By OkiePC
I meant the serial port on the 5/04...is it free?...

I meant the serial port on the 5/04...is it free? and within 50 cable feet of the HMI location? If so, I would definitely redesign with Crimson and whatever your favorite model is. We got a good...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By OkiePC
Thinner means fewer threads are possible, so it...

Thinner means fewer threads are possible, so it is less likely to strip out if you go with fine threads (10-32). Tap magic is your friend, and will make the tap last longer and less likely to break....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By OkiePC
Is the serial port available for use with a...

Is the serial port available for use with a replacement HMI?

DH+ is difficult to deal with these days, mainly because it was licensed to so few 3rd party HMI makers. There are some interfaces...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By OkiePC
The Click supports Modbus TCP so I am sure you...

The Click supports Modbus TCP so I am sure you can poll it with Kepware drivers. The Click has a double word register too and it is pretty easy to program. I have not tried a BRX yet, but they also...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By OkiePC
The picture is not showing up for me. Try...

The picture is not showing up for me. Try resizing it. If you need a really good free photo editor, getpaint.net
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By OkiePC
I need a picture to help me understand why they...

I need a picture to help me understand why they would do this.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,291
Posted By OkiePC
That was my buddy's grandpa's universal torque...

That was my buddy's grandpa's universal torque spec.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,291
Posted By OkiePC
I had a manger once ask me to see if I could...

I had a manger once ask me to see if I could program the PLC to issue a warning right before something mechanical was about to break.

I said sure thing, I will just insert a few "crystal ball"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By OkiePC
Maybe. Our time is expensive enough we prefer to...

Maybe. Our time is expensive enough we prefer to buy them made, but it depends on how many we need and how much it improves the quality of the panel to have it all in one piece. Anything I need...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By OkiePC
Probably not, but hard to tell for sure without...

Probably not, but hard to tell for sure without knowing the make and model of hardware and software you are using.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By OkiePC
Wow, I hadn't paid much attention to that...

Wow, I hadn't paid much attention to that counter...thanks for pointing it out. I have tried to be helpful, but as much as anything just vocal...I know I have learned enough from this site to make...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By OkiePC
It used to be VSD and ASD as the more generic...

It used to be VSD and ASD as the more generic terms that included AC and DC drives (variable speed, adjustable speed...).

I had a boss who called them all "inverters". I didn't bother to point...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By OkiePC
I didn't see those their yesterday in that...

I didn't see those their yesterday in that category. I was pretty hopeful about this radio trial yesterday, but have run into issues. Another one whose software is 5 years old, designed for a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By OkiePC
Nothing to feel stupid for...these comms...

Nothing to feel stupid for...these comms challenges are always a bit of trial and error...sometimes the trick is keeping track of all the trials!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By OkiePC
I agree with this, except I think a light curtain...

I agree with this, except I think a light curtain is the correct device to use. I don't know of any fork-truck resistant mats, and a photo cell would need to be aligned carefully to ensure it always...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By OkiePC
Actually, both if I use the 1761-PM02-SI, so I...

Actually, both if I use the 1761-PM02-SI, so I might have to go to Newegg or elsewhere unless you have these too:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By OkiePC
Hell yeah, one stop shopping...thanks!

Hell yeah, one stop shopping...thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By OkiePC
I like to start with a Crimson 3.0 project first,...

I like to start with a Crimson 3.0 project first, since I have good luck getting its built in emulator to talk to most anything, I can test and develop most things fully before importing to 3.1...
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