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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Steve Bailey
Proficy Help files include a list of the ST...

Proficy Help files include a list of the ST functions. It looks like you may need to use named variables rather than addresses. Try creating an INT addressed to %AI18. That's assuming you have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By Steve Bailey
Here it is.

Here it is.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Steve Bailey
Seeking help in New Jersey

A former customer of mine (I'm retired) in the Somerville New Jersey area needs some help with a machine. It has an Automation Direct DL06, C-More HMI and a Sure Servo axis.
Send me a PM if you're...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Steve Bailey
Use Modbus function code 16 (Write multiple...

Use Modbus function code 16 (Write multiple registers) instead of code 6 (write single register).
For Master address use DDxxx instead of DSxxx. That's a 32-bit number.
For the number of master...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Steve Bailey
You send all 32 bits in a single write command....

You send all 32 bits in a single write command. According to the Modbus manual for the drive
The thing you will have to watch out for is to make sure the Click sends the 32 bits in the correct...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Steve Bailey
There is a capacitor on the CPU module that will...

There is a capacitor on the CPU module that will maintain the RAM memory for as much as a half hour while the battery on the power supply is disconnected. Some CPU modules also have a plug where you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Steve Bailey
I'm still not clear on what the OP is trying to...

I'm still not clear on what the OP is trying to do. The Click supports 32-bit signed integers. How do you need to break apart that count of 655360 to send to the servo? Number of full turns of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Steve Bailey
Can you give a specific example of what you're...

Can you give a specific example of what you're trying to do? As long the value encoded in the 32 bit signed integer can be expressed in sixteen bits, all you need to do is strip off the upper sixteen...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Steve Bailey
Picture a graph of velocity vs time. Your sled...

Picture a graph of velocity vs time. Your sled goes from Y inches per second to zero inches per second in t seconds. The distance traveled during deceleration is equal to the area of the triangle...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Steve Bailey
Zombie thread alert. Ten years old. OP has...

Zombie thread alert. Ten years old. OP has undoubtedly moved on to other projects.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Steve Bailey
It has been a few years since I last worked on a...

It has been a few years since I last worked on a C-More, but my recollection is that you can't change the data type of a tag that is used on any page. If you know where the tag is used you can change...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Steve Bailey
When you assign the Genius bus address to the new...

When you assign the Genius bus address to the new block don't connect it to the rest of the Genius bus. Just power it up and connect the HHM to it. My experience has been that it is easier to get the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Steve Bailey
Look at the hardware configuration for the PLC....

Look at the hardware configuration for the PLC. Drill down into the Genius Bus Controller. That will give you a list of all the Genius devices on the network. Connect the HHM to the network and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Steve Bailey
I've never run across a programming manual. I...

I've never run across a programming manual. I have done a lot of work in Proficy View and most of what I know about it is self-taught. The only "manual" is Proficy Help and I've found when searching...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Steve Bailey
Is there any reason why you're not working with...

Is there any reason why you're not working with your distributor?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Steve Bailey
I have only ever encountered one Max-On system...

I have only ever encountered one Max-On system and I did not have to modify it. I would be surprised if you could not edit the CPUs without shutting down the system. That is whole point of redundancy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Steve Bailey
The latest manual for Max-On software is...

The latest manual for Max-On software is GFK-2053C which gives details about Max-On with Proficy machine Edition. I also found a reference to GFK-1862 which may have been for Max-On with VersaPro....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Steve Bailey
I think I have solved it. I moved one of the...

I think I have solved it. I moved one of the calculations into a new program all by itself and triggered that program instead. Once I did that I got a value in the calculated tag. Until I write...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Steve Bailey
Its an application that has been working for...

Its an application that has been working for several years. It was originally a Kadet model HMI programmed with Crimson 2.0. That unit failed and the replacement is the G307K2 which required...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Steve Bailey
When I put the calculated tags on the page it...

When I put the calculated tags on the page it shows a gray dashed line. The calculated tags are linked to addresses in the PLC and I have disabled the PLC communications driver in the emulator. If I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Steve Bailey
Red Lion Crimson 3.0 emulator

Trying to do some debugging for a friend. Project is a G307K2. Running Crimson 3.0 Gold Build 707.000.
The application has tags that are calculated based on values entered in Data Boxes. I put the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Steve Bailey
No. Unless you have the correct password you're...

No. Unless you have the correct password you're out of luck. Please start your own thread rather than post off-topic questions to an active thread.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Steve Bailey
If the program in the PLC is in SFC it must have...

If the program in the PLC is in SFC it must have been programmed using Logicmaster. Neither VersaPro nor Proficy support that option. However, you need the SFC add-on for Logicmaster to be able to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Steve Bailey
Divide the day into four periods of six hours...

Divide the day into four periods of six hours each.
Within each period, if the humidity falls below 50% turn on the PLC output that controls watering for whatever period of time you decide is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Steve Bailey
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