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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By sirhiss2
I think that there is not much difference between...

I think that there is not much difference between "high end" PLC's and DCS's. There is not much you can do out there now that can't be done with either/or arrangement. The siemens PCS7 platform...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,930
Posted By sirhiss2
In Canada, Most places that I have worked with or...

In Canada, Most places that I have worked with or have friends working with have a variaty of PLC's. Siemens, AB, and Modicon mostly. On the west coast I heard they are using alot of Omron. On the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 17th, 2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,856
Posted By sirhiss2
Thanks guys. That makes things alot...

Thanks guys. That makes things alot easier.:thumb: I figured there would have to be some way of just selecting the address you want. Just a question, What do Member mean...What are they talking...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,856
Posted By sirhiss2
Cool I/O addressing Compactlogix L32E

Hi guys, I'm reading through the manuals and I'm not sure I understand fully what they are trying to say about addressing the I/O using RSlogix5000. Lets say my PLC had the processor first (required)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,998
Posted By sirhiss2
Thanks for the help. I'm going to try that this...

Thanks for the help. I'm going to try that this afternoon when i get a free moment.

:D
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,998
Posted By sirhiss2
Thanks I will try that tomorrow. What driver will...

Thanks I will try that tomorrow. What driver will i need to setup in linx? I was thinking the ethernet driver with the IP that I will setup using bootp?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,998
Posted By sirhiss2
Question Setup help CompactLogix L32E

Hi guys, I have just received a new AB CompactLogix L32E. It has ethernet capabilities built in. I've been trying to setup comms. with it but its not going so well. The manual said that you can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By sirhiss2
Sorry, got bogged down with work again, I will...

Sorry, got bogged down with work again, I will try again tomorrow.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By sirhiss2
Yeah, That's sort of what i was thinking. Give me...

Yeah, That's sort of what i was thinking. Give me a few min. and i will try to post some Pic's. It may help to see the process as it is now. I will also see if I can find the P&ID for it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,619
Posted By sirhiss2
I havn't tried it yet. All the desktop computers...

I havn't tried it yet. All the desktop computers are dual boot Win NT and 2000. 2000 for my rockwell stuff and NT for my siemens stuff. It's a pain in the butt! I don't want to do this with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,619
Posted By sirhiss2
Unfortunatly I have no choice. I have to go with...

Unfortunatly I have no choice. I have to go with a DELL. I'm thinking the d820. Any objections? Concerns?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,619
Posted By sirhiss2
I'm doing it right now with a lab full approx 10...

I'm doing it right now with a lab full approx 10 PLC's all S7-300. S7-315-2dp's. The s7-300 series is almost the same as the 400 series. Minor differences from what i can see. both are 32 bit. 300...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By sirhiss2
Sorry for any confusion. :embar: The process is...

Sorry for any confusion. :embar: The process is only for demonstration purposes. A simulator. Small scale version of a system where bunker C is being pumped from a storage tank (suposedly located...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By sirhiss2
We are going to be using a honeywell standalone...

We are going to be using a honeywell standalone controller for the temp. what do you mean? The controller is only going to put out 4-20 ma? Or maybe I can get 1-5v across a 250 ohm resistor? So...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,619
Posted By sirhiss2
Thanks for the suggestions. I will have a...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I will have a look at those sites.
Anyone have any problems with PCS7 or step7 with an XP environment?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By sirhiss2
Tech Process question

Another question for you guys to mull over.

I have a process that I want to setup, Cascade control. I have two hot water tanks, one above the other, only one heating. I have a drive controlling a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,619
Posted By sirhiss2
Tech New laptop

Hi guys i'm planning on ordering in a new laptop. A dell d810 with a docing station and a 2.2ghz processor. Just interested if you guys had any suggestions. I want to be able to program/communicate...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,651
Posted By sirhiss2
Hey guy's this is what i have. For level control....

Hey guy's this is what i have. For level control.

Hope this helps. This FB41 do have a few quarks! not the easiest to figure out. There are a few mistakes in the info that siemens presented on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 24th, 2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By sirhiss2
Here ya go

This is CSA's response:



I guess it's a topic that's still open for discussion. If I find anything else i will let you know.:beer:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By sirhiss2
Just thought i'd let you guys know that I sent an...

Just thought i'd let you guys know that I sent an email to CSA inquiring about this issue. I will post their reply when i get it.:beerchug:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,233
Posted By sirhiss2
You can hit him with a question that you know he...

You can hit him with a question that you know he doesn't know and see his reaction. You can tell alot about people when this happens just from their response. You can determine what his proceedure...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By sirhiss2
very interesting! I'm going to have to look into...

very interesting! I'm going to have to look into this a little deeper. It do make sense what you are saying. Thanks for the information.:beerchug:

It seems like there are alot of opinions out...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By sirhiss2
Thanks for all the feed back. To my...

Thanks for all the feed back.

To my knowledge, IS circuits a gennerally bonded at the barrier. If you are using a Zener barraier type. Resistance to earth has to be less then 1 ohm acording to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By sirhiss2
That's interesting. Can anyone else confirm that?

That's interesting. Can anyone else confirm that?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,289
Posted By sirhiss2
I think we should discuss what exactly we are...

I think we should discuss what exactly we are refering to as the screen. Is it the external braid found on for example marine cables etc.? Is it the foil wrap inside cable wrapped around each...
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