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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By A_G
This is the way I was told to do it at one of my...

This is the way I was told to do it at one of my old jobs. I remember they wanted me to use Watlow SCR's. Watlow also recommended fast acting fuses that had to be sized properly. They had a pretty...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By A_G
You might have to buy a different edition. Here...

You might have to buy a different edition. Here is a comparison chart of each Studio 5000 edition:
http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/qr/9324-qr001_-en-p.pdf
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 912
Posted By A_G
In my opinion, short names are best. How about...

In my opinion, short names are best. How about some combination of the owner/founder names. For example if Bob and Charlie start the company, how about "BC Controls".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,842
Posted By A_G
This thread is hilarious. I will have to read it...

This thread is hilarious. I will have to read it again if I get a bad case of insomnia
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By A_G
Ok I see what you mean. Unfortunately I don't...

Ok I see what you mean. Unfortunately I don't know, I have never tried to do this before. maybe someone else can help
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By A_G
Sorry, I'm not sure what you mean by "points"....

Sorry, I'm not sure what you mean by "points". Can you send a screenshot of your Datalog setup?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By A_G
You can have several data log models. You can use...

You can have several data log models. You can use different tags on each data log model, or use some of the same tags.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By A_G
Not sure about your first question. For...

Not sure about your first question.

For your second question: yes you will need to buy the 1769-IT6 (or another Thermocouple module)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 9th, 2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By A_G
I agree, if you are given schematics, that is the...

I agree, if you are given schematics, that is the first thing you should look at.

Go through each part of the circuit carefully and look for wiring that does not match the schematic.

Pick a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By A_G
Never used it before but here is the manual: ...

Never used it before but here is the manual:

http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1771-um658_-en-p.pdf

Table 4E in Chapter 4 says that you can have 2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By A_G
I think you have to go into RSView32 Works and...

I think you have to go into RSView32 Works and then add the pen. When you add the pen in Runtime, it does not save it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By A_G
I think you can use this: "1794-N2 FLEX I/O...

I think you can use this:
"1794-N2 FLEX I/O Dummy Filler Module
This module is used to fill in an otherwise empty slot: a terminal base with no
I/O module. It contains no electronics."

See pg...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,104
Posted By A_G
This is an interesting thread. In my opinion, I'm...

This is an interesting thread. In my opinion, I'm used to equipment not working/programming mistakes/long startup times now. What I think is the most stressful is dealing with screaming...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By A_G
Those are SLC 500 cards, maybe they were all...

Those are SLC 500 cards, maybe they were all pretty old? You might want to get in touch with Rockwell to ask if there are known issues with them. Take a photo of the label on the side of the card...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By A_G
There was a recent thread about this here: ...

There was a recent thread about this here:
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=113565
Also this website has books and training (see the menu at the top of the page)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By A_G
Here is what I would try: -cycle power to both...

Here is what I would try:
-cycle power to both PLC's
-cycle power to the Moxa switch
-try a different Moxa switch if you have a spare one available
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By A_G
Can you post some screenshots of your errors?...

Can you post some screenshots of your errors? It's been a while since I used RSView32. The Windows XP service pack may make a difference. I remember one of my old coworkers had a computer with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,892
Posted By A_G
At all the places I worked there was a 4 hour...

At all the places I worked there was a 4 hour minimum. At one company I think the rate was $120 an hour, at another it was $150 an hour. This is in the US. Also the customer was charged more if it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By A_G
I used this method (retentive timer) with a...

I used this method (retentive timer) with a customer that wanted run time for different pumps to estimate when to perform maintenance on them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By A_G
Is the ControlLogix new, or is there a program...

Is the ControlLogix new, or is there a program loaded in it? If there is already a program loaded in it, then make sure you upload the program first so you have a backup. Also, if you are moving it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By A_G
Steve Bailey, how do you generate these reports?...

Steve Bailey, how do you generate these reports? I've never seen this before, it may be helpful to me in the future
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By A_G
I agree with this, when I was starting to learn...

I agree with this, when I was starting to learn PLC programming I made up a project for myself. It was basically a water detector sensor circuit. The water detector sensor and power supply can be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By A_G
Try to find out everything you can about the...

Try to find out everything you can about the company from their website. Also try to come up with a couple questions that you can ask the interviewer. If you ask some smart questions it will show...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By A_G
Try to download and install the latest software...

Try to download and install the latest software patches for FT View from the Rockwell website
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 26th, 2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By A_G
Can you post a screenshot of your setup file?

Can you post a screenshot of your setup file?
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