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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2019, 09:09 PM
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Views: 576
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
What kind of air line? Is it a large duct? A...

What kind of air line? Is it a large duct? A small pipe?

How is the transmitter connected to the air line?

Is there an orifice plate installed?




Just tell your client that you thought...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've used some analog output modules that accept...

I've used some analog output modules that accept external power supplies for loop excitation voltage. Sounds like you're looking for a signal conditioner that could do the same.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I agree. Even HMI packages that include a...

I agree. Even HMI packages that include a "momentary" pushbutton function sometimes fail to clear the bit after setting it. It's much more reliable to simply have the HMI set the bit and then clear...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
See page 122 in the linked document:...

See page 122 in the linked document: https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1756-um009_-en-p.pdf

Cold Junction Offset Option

The Cold Junction Offset box...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
"Alarms" are merely tag attributes. Any tag can...

"Alarms" are merely tag attributes. Any tag can have an alarm associated with it, or not. In older versions of InTouch, the tag "Comment" was used as an alarm text message for an alarm display, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Open InTouch Application Manager. Verify that the...

Open InTouch Application Manager. Verify that the correct application is selected (assuming that multiple applications are listed) and choose DB Dump. Select the path and filename that you'd like to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's what I thought.

That's what I thought.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Is it possible to open an application in...

Is it possible to open an application in WindowMaker if it is missing it's .WIN files? I've never attempted it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I'm going to let others recommend what you should...

I'm going to let others recommend what you should do with your PID controllers and answer your original question.

You could detect whether a variable is rising or falling by taking x number of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes, "==<" is an invalid operator. Check out the...

Yes, "==<" is an invalid operator. Check out the help files. They're genuinely helpful. ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,475
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
No. It also happens with WonderWare clients.

No. It also happens with WonderWare clients.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Add more ENET adapters.

Add more ENET adapters.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Use a Condition Script. Let "SD11FOM_OP >=...

Use a Condition Script.

Let "SD11FOM_OP >= 5" be the condition that triggers the script and let "Show "11 OP ALARM";" be the actual script.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,714
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That sounds like an FB Timer in an RLL program....

That sounds like an FB Timer in an RLL program. ;)

I agree though, it would be convenient.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
If the subroutine didn't run every scan, then the...

If the subroutine didn't run every scan, then the clock could get out of sync for providing a flip-flop bit, couldn't it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's simple, but an Integer does represent a...

That's simple, but an Integer does represent a finite value. You'll need to reset occasionally, and be careful not to change the state of the One's Bit when you do.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I don't have a problem with using subroutines in...

I don't have a problem with using subroutines in a program, and I see no reason to avoid calling a subroutine conditionally. One simply needs to reset any outputs that should be left in an off state...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've seen extreme cold shut down numerous...

I've seen extreme cold shut down numerous electronic devices. PLC IO, soft start drives, variable frequency drives, for example.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Even relay outputs typically employ surge...

Even relay outputs typically employ surge suppression across the output contacts, thereby allowing a very small amount of leakage current.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I think they're asking for load resistors on...

I think they're asking for load resistors on discrete inputs to pull down leakage current through certain sensors that might otherwise cause a false "on" state at the input.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I see. That's why I warned against doing a...

I see. That's why I warned against doing a calibration.

You may only calibrate IF-8 and IF-16 modules with a voltage source.

Connect the positive of your voltage source to "IN-x" and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,317
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I agree. Slowing scan time won't fix bad logic....

I agree. Slowing scan time won't fix bad logic. Latch functions are useful, and I'm not one to say that latches should never be employed, but many people are opposed to the use of latches simply...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
You don't need to "calibrate" the channels. You...

You don't need to "calibrate" the channels. You only need to "configure" them. There is a difference.

If you're using the single ended configuration for access to 16 channels at 4-20 mA, then you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
0 to 359, or 1 to 360. Depends upon whether...

0 to 359, or 1 to 360.

Depends upon whether you prefer to call the zero point "0" or "360".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Pop rivets are more than adequate for DIN rail...

Pop rivets are more than adequate for DIN rail and wire duct, but I certainly wouldn't use them for mounting other components.
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