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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By I_Automation
Is it possible the AHMI is writing to the level...

Is it possible the AHMI is writing to the level tag every scan?

It might be a BasicLabel has a write tag and a default value that it might be overwriting the tank level integer when you change it....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By I_Automation
If this needs to be done every time then right...

If this needs to be done every time then right click on the shortcut & select Open File Location

When it pops up right click on the shortcut and click Properties, the the Compatibility tab.

You...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By I_Automation
The BASIC module runs its own program that it...

The BASIC module runs its own program that it reads the data from the CPU itself, and writes it just as a HMI would. The backplane comm's wouldn't be effected.


The same for the PV and SCADA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By I_Automation
All of the SLC5/05's I have updated the firmware...

All of the SLC5/05's I have updated the firmware on I have not had one problem yet where a program was incompatible with the new firmware.

Also never any 5/03 or 5/04 program problem after...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By I_Automation
If it is an instance not properly closed, or...

If it is an instance not properly closed, or started, then:

Right click on the task bar, select Task Manager, Processes tab, then Show Process For All Users.

If is is running in the background...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By I_Automation
As long as you take every possible scenario of...

As long as you take every possible scenario of every qualified idiot the HR department can hire.


There are a lot of machines out there with warning or danger signs that they self start...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,123
Posted By I_Automation
I think the main reason a lot of people stick to...

I think the main reason a lot of people stick to ladder is the programming software makes it easy. Click an icon get a XIC the one next to it XIO - or F5 and F6 in Mitsubishi or AD DirectSoft.


...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By I_Automation
If he was wearing a name tag that said Don...

If he was wearing a name tag that said Don Johnson (No - not that one) that would be a piece of work I fired in 1998
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By I_Automation
Here is AD's ...

Here is AD's (https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/shopping/catalog/hmi_(human_machine_interface)/c-more_touch_panels_ea9_series/c-more_ea9_series_touch_panels/ea9-rhmi)headless. Basically a small...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By I_Automation
I have used the AD C-More headless with good...

I have used the AD C-More headless with good results.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,123
Posted By I_Automation
I have gone through so many tape measures I just...

I have gone through so many tape measures I just go to the dollar store and buy a few at a time.

For $1 I can cut it for pieces, lose it or just never find it. ( I know I have to have at least a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,123
Posted By I_Automation
I applied for a job at a shop here in Detroit and...

I applied for a job at a shop here in Detroit and their employment 'test' was I was taken to a down machine in the shop and told to find the problem, and see if it concurred with what their guy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By I_Automation
I have used Banner Time Of Flight laser encoders...

I have used Banner Time Of Flight laser encoders for controlling hoists up to 20 meters of travel, they are listed for 12 and 24 meter ranges. These proved to be very accurate getting the hoist to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,123
Posted By I_Automation
Not sure of the correct word, but...

Not sure of the correct word, but "chronologically" speaking it is 2020 until 31 December 2029, then it's 2030 for about 10 years
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By I_Automation
What versions of RS500 & RS5000 do you have? ...

What versions of RS500 & RS5000 do you have?

RS500 before v9 only used EVRSI, 9.0 used both and 9.05 only FTA

Not sure when the RS5000 changes happened, but they are mentioned above.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By I_Automation
For the EVRSI licenses there are 3 EVMove...

For the EVRSI licenses there are 3 EVMove utilities

EVMove (32 bit)
EVMoveW (64 bit)
EVMoveCF (64 bit supports USB drives and CompactFlash cards)

EVMoveCF was available at Rockwell's Free...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By I_Automation
For all the European machines I work on this is...

For all the European machines I work on this is their standard. But they always say it is because Sinking devices and outputs respond faster.


But to me the input of the PLC is not going to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By I_Automation
If there was only 1 or 2 then I would use...

If there was only 1 or 2 then I would use interposing relays also.


But a line with 10 to 16 fused powers for solenoid valves and DC motor controls, as many I do have, it is easier to change one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By I_Automation
120 VAC can go directly to a 120 input card. ...

120 VAC can go directly to a 120 input card.


I think when he said "over 120" he was referring to the old common practice of no transformer at all and the pusgbuttons, relay coils and indicator...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By I_Automation
Not a proud point, but some I have done for the...

Not a proud point, but some I have done for the customers budget used regular office UPS's that usually have a USB output because it was intended for a PC, not a control panel.

Plus J.I.C. ****...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By I_Automation
Yes to mainly DC inputs, and all DC outputs, but...

Yes to mainly DC inputs, and all DC outputs, but most of my rack PLC projects have one 120 AC input card to monitor fused power, and if the PLC runs on a UPS to know if the incoming power has failed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 29th, 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By I_Automation
I have had to deal with a Chinese supplier for a...

I have had to deal with a Chinese supplier for a customer more than once.

They basically search and resell at discounts, none of the AB stuff was counterfeit we received. Can't say that for any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By I_Automation
Someone in HR that knows nothing about controls...

Someone in HR that knows nothing about controls or IT read about your 8D and health's 8A in various magazine articles?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By I_Automation
Another thing that might pop up here is if one of...

Another thing that might pop up here is if one of the power supplies negative is grounded and the other is not, or both are and the grounds between the 2 machines have [Ecm I think it was called - a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By I_Automation
Is that for industrial - or health? I heard...

Is that for industrial - or health?

I heard of it and my search just pulled up results about Health Industry IT (https://slideplayer.com/slide/7768203/)

EDIT: That's a curriculum number, but in...
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