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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I take it you don't have or cannot get a...

I take it you don't have or cannot get a 1785-ENET sidecar for the PLC5 processor?

Some of our PLC5 processors have them and they work very well...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By JohnCalderwood
see attached .........I have version...

see attached .........I have version 10.01.00...and this is what has been installed..
my other laptop - the older one, has version 9...and I get the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,161
Posted By JohnCalderwood
And we still have a few Wonderware SCADA running...

And we still have a few Wonderware SCADA running on Windows NT..

Twas only in late 2016 that we ditched 2 of our DOS SCADAs

Reckon my 250MB Parallel Iomega Zip Drive can be retired (again) soon...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,161
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Almost forgot about our 1771 co-processor module...

Almost forgot about our 1771 co-processor module in one of our glue processes...
We have a spare module and the "program" to load the configuration to it, after getting instructions from Hugh...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,161
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Just decommissioned our last Klockner Moeller PS3...

Just decommissioned our last Klockner Moeller PS3 PLC system last year, converted to ControlLogix...lots of KM spares now.......

plenty of 1771-PLC5 systems still running here on Remote I/O, as we...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Oh the joys of devicenet/controlnet.... so,...

Oh the joys of devicenet/controlnet....

so, what you are doing is saving the PLC project, and within that project, under the 1756-DNB or 1756-CNB properties on the I/O configuration, there is a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By JohnCalderwood
http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/group...

http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/td/1756-td002_-en-e.pdf

Go into this document, search for your module and it should show you which terminal blocks are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By JohnCalderwood
In Rockwell's BootP tool, do not use the given...

In Rockwell's BootP tool, do not use the given button.
Try the right click and then the disable option
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I have had to use this sometimes.... ...

I have had to use this sometimes....

http://www.ab.com/programmablecontrol/batteries.html
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By JohnCalderwood
A value of -1025 usually suggests that the signal...

A value of -1025 usually suggests that the signal is 0mA or a faulty channel or card.

Other than that, yes use 0-4095 as you min/max for each channel and change the display.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Thanks all for the suggestions Am...

Thanks all for the suggestions

Am considering using DH+/RIO cards in both systems, as I have spare cards plus they are still on our Rockwell spares list. Ran a test system in our man cave, seems...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By JohnCalderwood
hhmmm...manual mapping on a 1771-SDN.. not...

hhmmm...manual mapping on a 1771-SDN..

not got good experiences of that.

My predecessor decided to add a new rack and slip it into a memory area on the D-Net config that was not being used...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By JohnCalderwood
If your transmitters are 4-20mA then leave them...

If your transmitters are 4-20mA then leave them as that.
The PLC card allows for the options of 0-20mA or 4-20mA, hence the configuration of a 4mA minimum as an option.

Most of your plant devices...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I think what Mickey is asking is, is the...

I think what Mickey is asking is,

is the logic routine actually active and being called by the main program?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By JohnCalderwood
https://community.fs.com/blog/managed-vs-unmanaged...

https://community.fs.com/blog/managed-vs-unmanaged-switch-which-one-can-satisfy-your-real-need.html

for interest....

We had an un-managed network that built up and built up over the years, with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I tried the Weidmuller ones that I listed...

I tried the Weidmuller ones that I listed earlier, but while the pitch is good, the teeth are too wide to fit into the terminals..
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Thanks Guys, Did not think it would be that...

Thanks Guys,

Did not think it would be that simple....too much depending on trust between 2 companies, with various software subcontractors too...
I think all parties will need to go back to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Thanks geniusintrainimg, We talked about how...

Thanks geniusintrainimg,

We talked about how we could do this, and the proposal seems do-able, but concerned about locking down the site networks. Subject to someone unplugging a network cable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Security Issues Between PLC Networks

All, we have been given a proposed plan, but would be interested to know your views on potential security issues or otherwise.

There are 2 production sites, side by side. Site A is the Main...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Do you not have to find the magic configuration...

Do you not have to find the magic configuration square on these ones?

When you power up, there is a white square on one of the edges of the screen that you have to press to go into the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Hi NetNathan, Thanks for the info. Aye,...

Hi NetNathan,

Thanks for the info.

Aye, I know it is a function and the script is there from the 3rd party supplier which is similar to yours. When I tried to change the path to make it work,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By JohnCalderwood
You can get these products from Weidmuller...

You can get these products from Weidmuller Klippon

http://catalog.weidmueller.com/catalog/Start.do?localeId=en_DE&ObjectID=0545400000

and item 0546000000 is the insulation bar for the jumper...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Hi NetNathan, sorry to hijack an old thread,...

Hi NetNathan,

sorry to hijack an old thread, but I am new to this issue.

I need to add FileSelect to a running 2014R2 Application (why is it not there anyway?), so how would I do it?

Have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,649
Posted By JohnCalderwood
So, why do you need a Micrologix at each gate? ...

So, why do you need a Micrologix at each gate?

Could it not be remote I/O and let the ControlLogix handle the processing and logic? Or am I missing something?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,762
Posted By JohnCalderwood
It is amazing how much an old thread can...

It is amazing how much an old thread can help.....I had issues setting up a message between an ML1400 and a PLC5...thanks Guys! All sorted.
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