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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,198
Posted By mordred
I would also look into common nuetral bondings,...

I would also look into common nuetral bondings, This is a system thats been online for 4 years. Having worked for 14 years in a high washdown enviroment I've seen similar behaviors with AB and other...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,330
Posted By mordred
basically just indicates the I/O error, puts the...

basically just indicates the I/O error, puts the program in stop mode.
When the condition is fixed I try to use the power reset button on the processor. However the fault is still there until I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,330
Posted By mordred
I guess this question is a little trickier than I...

I guess this question is a little trickier than I first surmised I've the hardware manuals Can any one recommend a good programmers manual with this platform in mind ? The Snieder site doesn't seem...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,105
Posted By mordred
here is another resource that you will find handy...

here is another resource that you will find handy

http://www.eod.gvsu.edu/~jackh/books/integrated/pdf/integratedbook.pdf



welcome to the Forum this book will step you through examples in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,330
Posted By mordred
bump

bump
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,194
Posted By mordred
Common poor wiring practices to watch for are as...

Common poor wiring practices to watch for are as follows.

1) poor grounding/ground loops
2) poor connections and terminations more commonly on neutral/ground reference bonds.
3) wiring nearby...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,330
Posted By mordred
modicum m340 not resetting faults on Power up

I have an m340 telemechanique processor that is not reseting I/O errors once the condition is repaired and reset of the processor has been done.
The fault occurs on a counting card. more...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,663
Posted By mordred
OT video distance boosting

Company I'm working on has an application where we need to run a CCTV camera up to 1000 ft. We tried a couple of video extenders that claim the capability via cat 5 up to 2000 ft however when we...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,274
Posted By mordred
It does take a fair amount of time to get used...

It does take a fair amount of time to get used to. I would add one feature.

manual\auto\off switch for servicing in case someone wishes to disable a pump from usage for repairs
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 1st, 2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,603
Posted By mordred
your guys advise was spot on. Turned out to...

your guys advise was spot on.

Turned out to be a poor ground bond on the transducer signal.
reset the condition, fault autocleared, placed in run.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,603
Posted By mordred
Thanks GeoffC will try it today This Truck that...

Thanks GeoffC will try it today This Truck that its on works for an oil field company really surprised me to see the amount of automation on thses oil field trucks lol.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,603
Posted By mordred
Modicum m340 error new to Modicum

I started working for a new company, After 12 years finally decided to move on.
Anyways we have a Modicum M340 Telemecanique PLC the program is indicating a stop condition (flashing run light)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By mordred
nice utility

nice utility
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,534
Posted By mordred
try reinstaling the UIC driver that came with the...

try reinstaling the UIC driver that came with the 1747-UIC the linx driver itself is as noted above. However the USB driver files themselves can be confused by other USB devices as there is lots of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,582
Posted By mordred
Flow charts are merely a series of steps to...

Flow charts are merely a series of steps to accomplish a task look at each step seperately. Work out how to program each step individually but keep in mind the assigned I/O points.
step 1) open...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,426
Posted By mordred
True enough but his post only indicated a need...

True enough but his post only indicated a need for daily running hours. In which case there are far cheaper solutions than a PLC and HMI.
Further detail from the poster would be helpful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By mordred
check your pigtail and other connections look for...

check your pigtail and other connections look for a gound short. As well as checking the voltage output setting on the UPS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,426
Posted By mordred
I agree with Bernie there are plenty of digital...

I agree with Bernie there are plenty of digital counters that can count running hours using a PLC and HMI for this is overkill
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,686
Posted By mordred
Tried zooming in on your schematics but unable to...

Tried zooming in on your schematics but unable to read the writing. Also much more information on the migration would be needed. Vfd's are usually controlled communication or by a reference voltage...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,357
Posted By mordred
if you already got the 8 hour figured out. Then...

if you already got the 8 hour figured out. Then use that completed time (either counter or RTC) as a trigger to counter 1 set for 20 min.
turn on 2 pumps. then use counter 1 completed to trigger...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By mordred
Ok I don't work with Seimens but like any...

Ok I don't work with Seimens but like any programming lanquage break it down to steps.

1) setup up the input readigs and scale it for your processor type.
2) save that value into a register or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,706
Posted By mordred
correct sequence is program-run-remote. Take...

correct sequence is program-run-remote. Take your plc make and model goto the AB website from there look for the reference manual for that processor. also look at the channel configuration on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,161
Posted By mordred
yeah to connect to it used to use the 1747 pico...

yeah to connect to it used to use the 1747 pico but the replacement is a 1747-UIC
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,296
Posted By mordred
http://www.foodonline.com/download.mvc/FlexPLC-Con...

http://www.foodonline.com/download.mvc/FlexPLC-Configuration-Utility-Software-Demo-V-0001

you can get the demo software here I don't work on that brand name so cannot tell you how flixible the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,958
Posted By mordred
on an old existing system I would terminate new...

on an old existing system I would terminate new cat 5 ends, and in your case get a communication company to come in and polish the fibre optic ends, there is a good chance that due to age the ends...
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