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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By bkottaras
You could use Produced/Consumed tags and get it...

You could use Produced/Consumed tags and get it over with.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 22nd, 2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By bkottaras
+1 on the M12 connectors.

+1 on the M12 connectors.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,709
Posted By bkottaras
Insert a new network in OB1. Drag your FC to it...

Insert a new network in OB1.
Drag your FC to it and release when you see the green highlight.
Repeat.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 15th, 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By bkottaras
You are looking at an GSD file for Profibus but...

You are looking at an GSD file for Profibus but you only have setup Profinet in your hardware configuration.
You need to set up a Profibus network (if your hardware supports Profibus) and then try...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By bkottaras
What about using a small time delay to initiate...

What about using a small time delay to initiate the Reset?
Say 50mSecs or so?
Even if it is a scan issue the delay will take care of it.
IF TestSequence=10 AND Not M101.2 -----> 50mSecs time delay...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By bkottaras
I have purchased M12 C-Scan from Horner. I'm...

I have purchased M12 C-Scan from Horner.
I'm sure other outfits do sell'em.
Have a look:



https://hornerautomation.com/product/m12-adapter-plug/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By bkottaras
Same here. I've tried all 3 files.

Same here.
I've tried all 3 files.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By bkottaras
Think of it as an FB if you have done work with...

Think of it as an FB if you have done work with other platforms.
Say 20 motors with Start Stop and Indicator "Running".
Create an AOI with the Start/Stop logic and the indicator.
Re-Use the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By bkottaras
The older CompactLogix such as L32E and L35E era...

The older CompactLogix such as L32E and L35E era were notorious for losing the program during a spike.
I'd suggest an inline filter for the 120VAC feeding the power supply.
It worked with the older...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,550
Posted By bkottaras
Which you pay for dearly!! Siemens support...

Which you pay for dearly!!

Siemens support is free by the way.
You can also opt for a paid support service as well.

I can also call my distributor and get most things expedited as well.
So,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By bkottaras
ALT & ENTER maybe?

ALT & ENTER maybe?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,550
Posted By bkottaras
Probably half the price of the AB hardware as...

Probably half the price of the AB hardware as well!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,550
Posted By bkottaras
Not to derail the thread but MK42, the Weintek...

Not to derail the thread but MK42, the Weintek does tag based S7-1200 & S7-1500 up to TIA 15.
I'm sure they will come out with support for TIA 16 shortly.
Though, my Siemens projects are nothing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,550
Posted By bkottaras
+1 for Weintek. I've used their hardware for a...

+1 for Weintek.
I've used their hardware for a bunch of odd projects, solid.
Drivers for pretty much everything included.

Easy Access, VNC and all that extra stuff build in if you order the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By bkottaras
1500's offer the same functionality as described...

1500's offer the same functionality as described by Jeff.
Take a snapshot and replace initial values with online values.
Upon download, the initial values will be set to copied/current system, DB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 2nd, 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By bkottaras
Not sure about e Cockpit but their Codesys Wago...

Not sure about e Cockpit but their Codesys Wago I/O Pro (v2.3 Codesys software) does offer the compare functionality.
I assume same goes for the E Cockpit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 2nd, 2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By bkottaras
You could use the library "SysLibRtc.lib" should...

You could use the library "SysLibRtc.lib" should be in your system, just add library to the project.
I think it is all you need.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By bkottaras
This is from an older 750-841. Stock config. ...

This is from an older 750-841.
Stock config.
You could change the memory assignment to extend the range.
Not sure what you may have changed so far.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By bkottaras
Under PLC configuration you can find the settings...

Under PLC configuration you can find the settings for all the registers and such.
I would change the numbers (save the old settings first someplace, screenshot maybe) and change the HEX numbers such...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By bkottaras
DirectSoft 5 from Automation Direct works with...

DirectSoft 5 from Automation Direct works with your hardware.
Check out their web site in order to find the right cable, not sure if they still sell them.
I've worked on a couple of those years...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 30th, 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By bkottaras
Tag screen shots.

Tag screen shots.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 30th, 2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By bkottaras
Tried this quick one and it works. The Selector...

Tried this quick one and it works.
The Selector should be similar in setup.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 30th, 2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By bkottaras
Have you tied anything to the "Animation" part? ...

Have you tied anything to the "Animation" part?
I'm not on my PC right now but look into it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,935
Posted By bkottaras
I would use a Horner unit with remote I/O. ...

I would use a Horner unit with remote I/O.
Better than smart relay units, plus it comes with and LCD screen (or touch-screen).

The price is right and the software is free.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By bkottaras
The 1200's with older firmware cannot be upgraded...

The 1200's with older firmware cannot be upgraded to v4.0
That goes for v2.x and v3.x
If you have a v4.0 it can be upgraded to the latest v4.x firmware.
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