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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By OkiePC
It must be a 5/05 if you are getting to the...

It must be a 5/05 if you are getting to the upload or browse prompt.

If you create a new file, you not affecting the running PLC. You will get online with a "blank" database, meaning no comments...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By OkiePC
I used one of the Invertek VFDs for an exhaust...

I used one of the Invertek VFDs for an exhaust blower in a water plant lab. The exhaust blower was pulling too hard and noisy, The vented area has a plexiglas sliding door that would buckle inward...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By OkiePC
There is something else going on (most likely),...

There is something else going on (most likely), that you are treating by cycling power.

I would not trigger a PLC to shut itself down automatically, make a human being perform that action until...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By OkiePC
It looks like you can supply that drive with 12...

It looks like you can supply that drive with 12 to 48VDC and limit its output.

https://www.alliedelec.com/mean-well-usa-dr-120-12/70069748/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By OkiePC
Going to a larger CPU will only help you if your...

Going to a larger CPU will only help you if your application actually needs the added memory capacity. Going down a series letter will only affect you if the changes made between the series are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,226
Posted By OkiePC
IF there are "destructive" instructions in the...

IF there are "destructive" instructions in the PLC code, meaning instructions that alter the contents of the address, then those bits of code will change the contents of the address. Data being...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By OkiePC
This is exactly what I do with message...

This is exactly what I do with message instruction logic. This also makes it easier to skip messages to devices that are unavailable. You need to come up with a strategy to periodically check to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By OkiePC
What is the complete model number of the HMI?

What is the complete model number of the HMI?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By OkiePC
We switched to Anydesk and saved a boatload of...

We switched to Anydesk and saved a boatload of money. It is very similar to Teamviewer at a fraction of the price. There are two things that I miss from Teamviewer:

1) passwords are not saved...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By OkiePC
I think the quick and dirty fix is to slap...

I think the quick and dirty fix is to slap another 1400 near the PLC5 with one serial port on the radio network using DF1 radio protocol, and use its other serial port to talk to the PLC5.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By OkiePC
Googling with the "k" in the part number kept...

Googling with the "k" in the part number kept bring up AC input cards...with the OF8I, I was still being led astray by google, and don't get me started ranting about the search on Rockwell's websites.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By OkiePC
Lol, I had to rant first, then naturally, the...

Lol, I had to rant first, then naturally, the answer was on the next page in the book I had open...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By OkiePC
Why must everything be buried under a layer of useless fluff?

I cannot seem to locate a wiring diagram for 1756-OF8IK

Can someone with more patience please assist?

Thanks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By OkiePC
Awesome! Feels good to be able to help someone...

Awesome! Feels good to be able to help someone who has given so much to this community.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By OkiePC
If the text is static, use Paint.net to create...

If the text is static, use Paint.net to create it, save it as a .png file (so that transparency will work right if needed) and drop it into Crimson. Be sure to set up the options to save the images...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By OkiePC
Try Chrome. I think I saw this with early...

Try Chrome. I think I saw this with early versions of the Crimson Web Server when using IE. I have not seen anything too weird with Chrome, except when there is a big lag due to remote access VPN +...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By OkiePC
When I was 13 we built an awesome zip-line from a...

When I was 13 we built an awesome zip-line from a huge cable I found in a pond. We used a tree as the emergency braking device for the kids who weren't smart enough to drag their feet upon approach....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By OkiePC
Thank you for clearing that up.

Thank you for clearing that up.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By OkiePC
I have worked with older flavors of Kepware that...

I have worked with older flavors of Kepware that had a distinct driver for Micrologix/SLC PLCs which might be more straightforward to use. Instead of the Contrologix driver, are you given a choice...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By OkiePC
If you can get a PCMCIA memory card, or adapter...

If you can get a PCMCIA memory card, or adapter and CF card, that is the fastest and most sure fire way to transfer programs to and from any Panelview Standard with a PCMCIA card slot (iirc, they all...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By OkiePC
http://www.redlion.net/product/productvity-station...

http://www.redlion.net/product/productvity-station-plant-floor-communications-solution
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By OkiePC
I have not used a PTV, but I have noticed this: ...

I have not used a PTV, but I have noticed this:

Build 702.002 (9/11/17) download
Fixes and Updates:
Added 240 words-per-transaction limit to Ethernet Native Tags driver
Added ability to access...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By OkiePC
I don't have any experience with ASCII from a...

I don't have any experience with ASCII from a Click, but the experiences I do have with other PLCs were always a lot of trial and error to get it working right.

I concur with the advice given so...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By OkiePC
I inherited support of a Indusoft system that has...

I inherited support of a Indusoft system that has two dongles, one for programming and one for runtime, and it sometimes barks at us that the wrong dongle is installed (even though it isn't) but it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By OkiePC
We've done a handful of Ignition Limited packages...

We've done a handful of Ignition Limited packages for around $5k (our cost) with a single client, but just about all else unlimited, often including alarm notification. I think the least expensive...
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