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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Aabeck
I work on a couple of machines with in and out...

I work on a couple of machines with in and out transport carts that share a common track.

They are controlled by a 2 axis Parker CompuMotor servo controller going to 2 servo amplifiers, run by an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 300
Posted By Aabeck
I setup a customer with the HMI on one of these: ...

I setup a customer with the HMI on one of these:
http://www.standupworkstyle.com/standing-desk/mobile-standing-desk-on-wheels/

That way it could be moved around to access the multiple tanks it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By Aabeck
Or the often heard: "You have PLC software...

Or the often heard:

"You have PLC software on your laptop, so connect to this [never before seen, 20 year old] PLC and make some changes for us.

For the OP : You don't say what PLC it is,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,154
Posted By Aabeck
Steve, They like to make changes. The...

Steve,


They like to make changes. The very first build I did for them, almost 20 years ago, I quoted a price. Even then they made a lot of changes, even after the machine was in operation a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,154
Posted By Aabeck
I have one customer (a good customer so I put up...

I have one customer (a good customer so I put up with it) that makes changes at every step and meeting. Even when commissioning a build they want things changed and added.


I do not even try to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,154
Posted By Aabeck
I usually get a down payment that covers all the...

I usually get a down payment that covers all the hardware and covers the value of my time up to the next benchmark (not any profit - that is usually the payment(s) after commissioning.)

And,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Aabeck
N7 is the default integer file created by...

N7 is the default integer file created by RSLogix for any SLC or ML processor.
You can add files #9 and up and specify them, but I don't think you can delete the basic files (B3, T4, C5, R6, N7,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By Aabeck
In the US Best Buy has these for $18 ...

In the US Best Buy has these for $18
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/tp-link-wireless-n-router-with-4-port-ethernet-switch-white/3604302.p?skuId=3604302


To power it from 24V I get a LM7809, or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Aabeck
For working on some conveyor lines built by...

For working on some conveyor lines built by Chemcut I always have purple wire handy. They used purple for all their DC motor leads in the panels and to the drives.

On other panels I use it for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Aabeck
Have you ever been there to prove that? If a...

Have you ever been there to prove that?

If a falling tree does make noise when no one is around, then the "dark matter" that space is now presumed to consist of could carry sound waves. :confused:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Aabeck
I now have a Series C FRN 11 5/05 - the new one. ...

I now have a Series C FRN 11 5/05 - the new one.

I will have to get to the customers shop when the line is down and flash the other one.

Another thing that had me worried for a second - when I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Aabeck
Ken, I originally saw the name of the...

Ken,


I originally saw the name of the download an d presumed it was a CAB-like package for another program.


It does have all versions of 5/05 upgrades. As soon as I pointed it to one of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Aabeck
It's still music as long as it doesn't echo off...

It's still music as long as it doesn't echo off the falling tree.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Aabeck
EDIT - the firmware download is only the...

EDIT - the firmware download is only the firmware package, still need to get the ControlFLASH program
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Aabeck
I am going to try the firmware download and see...

I am going to try the firmware download and see if it takes

If it makes a difference in the status file under processor it has:
Ethernet DaughterBoard Series 1
Ethernet DaughterBoard FRN 20
OS...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Aabeck
SLC5/05 Revision For EthernetIP

I asked this on the AdvancedHMI forum also, but hope someone here can answer this.

I am adding a panel to an existing line that has a SLC5/05 1747-L552 using Ethernet to a HMI. My new panel has...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Aabeck
Or the 55 gallon vacuums that was plugged into...

Or the 55 gallon vacuums that was plugged into the programmer port, with the PLC wired to the same breaker. The line shut down as soon as the vacuum was switched on.



Now they are separate.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,585
Posted By Aabeck
Another NC/NO issue it took me years to get used...

Another NC/NO issue it took me years to get used to was the contacts on a motor overload.

To me a NC contact would open when the overload was set and close when it tripped, and a NO contact would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Aabeck
In RSLogix double click on the line number, where...

In RSLogix double click on the line number, where your screenshot shows the highlight and it will show the text version of the line. This will let you know exactly the order the items in a line is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By Aabeck
No bridge, I just use them as a remote connection

No bridge, I just use them as a remote connection
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By Aabeck
For my home setup I have 4 SLC's. The main 5/05...

For my home setup I have 4 SLC's. The main 5/05 and one other are wired to the network, the other 2 are in areas without network connections and I have each of them on these range extenders, one of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By Aabeck
Saginaw Electric also will custom cutout their...

Saginaw Electric also will custom cutout their cabinets, along with make custom size enclosures. I use them since they are in Michigan, but I am sure almost every enclosure maker provides a cutout...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By Aabeck
I have never come across a 10 character limit, I...

I have never come across a 10 character limit, I have a group of alarm tags that are all about 20 characters.

Is it possible something was set different when the project was created that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By Aabeck
I carefully cut out anything larger than the...

I carefully cut out anything larger than the .177" square KO I have with a hand grinder with a cut-off disk (carefully, otherwise fill welds and grinding is needed)

I used a nibbler before, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Aabeck
I have seen things like this where the programmer...

I have seen things like this where the programmer used OTL & OTU's for every mode and function.

There were a few conditions that were not considered that should have unlatched a bit and continued....
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