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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 18th, 2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,405
Posted By Vetteboy
Tech Getting the newest laptop with PCMCIA and DB9 Serial

I used to ignore the Panasonic Toughbooks because of price, and the latest tech I've bought was a Toshiba Tecra M10, but I thought I would just let everyone know a good Christmas gift this year would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,166
Posted By Vetteboy
Annon99', I think you are over-thinking or...

Annon99', I think you are over-thinking or mis-understanding class 1 div 2. You can have voltages present all over the place if they are in terminal blocks and not a device. Once you introduce the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,166
Posted By Vetteboy
I would guess he has 24VDC right in his JB.

I would guess he has 24VDC right in his JB.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By Vetteboy
Pinout?

Thanks Guys, Santa Clara has nothing. I cannot find anywhere on the net the pinout for this cable. I do realize I will need an RS-485 converter from B&B or similar, but if anybody has a drawing it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,166
Posted By Vetteboy
I have an N-Tron 105-TX Din rail mount switch...

I have an N-Tron 105-TX Din rail mount switch right in front of me rated Class 1 Div 2 with an operating temp rating of -40 C to +80C. Should do the trick. The switch will also help if your run is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By Vetteboy
Wanted - PCMK Series B and cables

I can source this on eBay but thought if anybody is looking to sell some old technology, I'm looking to buy it.

I need the cables for DH+ and DH-485
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By Vetteboy
Wanted - Used PLC-2 programming Cables

I am seeking PLC-2 programming cables - 9 pin serial to 15 Pin front port. If you would like to sell yours please let me know.

The model I need is the 9399-L2103 smart cable. Thanks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,638
Posted By Vetteboy
Hi guys, thanks for the help. I came into work...

Hi guys, thanks for the help. I came into work early, calmly sat down with no distractions, mapped the PLC in RSLinx Enterprise, set up alarm triggers, tested and it works.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,638
Posted By Vetteboy
Thanks, Sinc for the info. I may be having...

Thanks, Sinc for the info. I may be having trouble with making sure the MyPLC5 reference is set up in RSView properly. Also, I am having issues getting version 6.0 of Factorytalk working, so I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,638
Posted By Vetteboy
Do I have to import my tags from RSLogix5 first? ...

Do I have to import my tags from RSLogix5 first? I keep thinking I have it set up, but I can't get the panelview to react to changes in the PLC yet. I think I must be using the wrong syntax to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,638
Posted By Vetteboy
Panelview Plus and PLC5 over DH+

I have been maintaining Panelview Plus terminals connected over ethernet for a few years and now would like to added a PV+ to a DH+ network. I have the comm card added and the driver configured.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,069
Posted By Vetteboy
Serial Port Laptops Facebook Page

I just created a page for Serial Port Laptops on Facebook if you want to become a fan and support the continued production of these very useful computers.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,717
Posted By Vetteboy
Follow-up

The Dip Switch was the problem in my situation. Thanks again Ken!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,069
Posted By Vetteboy
Current Laptops with Serial Ports

I cannot convince our Corporation's IT Department that we still NEED serial ports on our laptops in the field. I'm currently doing a little research on the subject. I personally purchased a Toshiba...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,717
Posted By Vetteboy
Thanks Ken, I'm pretty sure the dip switch on the...

Thanks Ken, I'm pretty sure the dip switch on the ASB module is the answer. I'll have to wait until I can pull it out but it probably is set to to not scan the last 4 slots, based on it's behavior. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,717
Posted By Vetteboy
AB PLC 5 RIO Config problem for the experts

Hi guys, I haven't been on for quite awhile, but spent my day getting :banghead:frustrated by a PLC with a couple of remote racks and I'm wondering if any of you have a clue to how to figure this one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 21st, 2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,940
Posted By Vetteboy
AB Reset Outputs vs Remain in last state

I know in a PLC 5 I have to set dipswitches on the chassis to avoid having my outputs remain in the last state if I had a hardware failure or communication fault.

My question is, does the SLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2005, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,458
Posted By Vetteboy
1964 TV Report on Automation

I was looking through the CBC archives and thought a few of you might like this video:

http://archives.cbc.ca/IDC-1-75-710-4200/science_technology/computers/clip4
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2005, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By Vetteboy
Thumbs up Thanks again Operaghost. I owe you for quite a...

Thanks again Operaghost. I owe you for quite a lot of knowledge over the years........

Vetteboy
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By Vetteboy
Calling All Allen Bradley Masters.......

I have a tricky problem with a PLC 5/25 we have. Every time I bring up the project in RSLogix and go to online mode, I get a matching file not found, and have to upload the processor with the file's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2005, 09:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,626
Posted By Vetteboy
Solitaire

I set up an HMI once with a Solitaire screen capture so that the operator could make it look like all the bosses computers........
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,582
Posted By Vetteboy
Sorry, no Bells or Whistles come with mine. That...

Sorry, no Bells or Whistles come with mine. That is quite the unit......:)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2005, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,902
Posted By Vetteboy
My uncle has one of these in Palm Desert. Wow,...

My uncle has one of these in Palm Desert. Wow, very fast and capable. More a golf cart than actual electric car, but it could sure get you around town in a hurry.

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2005, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,582
Posted By Vetteboy
Earth Allen Bradley SLC 500 Trainer

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/uploads/Trainer.JPG

Spring cleaning time and I dusted off my PLC Trainer. I put it up for sale on ebay if anyone is interested in it.

PLC Trainer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,606
Posted By Vetteboy
Thumbs up Follow up.....

Thanks for the advice. I took it to a local TV and home electronics shop and the tech replaced a couple of capacitors for $12 in parts and $350 in labour. By far the cheapest option. He made some...
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