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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Psnikta
As others have mentioned I would caution the use...

As others have mentioned I would caution the use of pictures and animations that are not necessary.

The HMI doesn't need to be bland looking, you can still have a slick looking HMI that is very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By Psnikta
The "Insufficient bytes received" message is...

The "Insufficient bytes received" message is probably because it is missing the MBAP header (7 bytes long)...


Does modbus pol display the messages in HEX?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Psnikta
Looking at CCW your only options for UDFs are...

Looking at CCW your only options for UDFs are Var,VarOutput,VarInput.
So I have come up with a workaround to do what I want it to do kind of.


So the command to the block is an INT, using the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,900
Posted By Psnikta
If you don't want to break loops you could use...

If you don't want to break loops you could use the following methods with just measuring volts.



For your inputs your could always get them to measure volts provided you know the value of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Psnikta
ST - Changing an input value of a UDF in code.

Hi All,


I am currently at the beginning of a new project for writing a PLC program (using CCW) for an old sugar centrifugal.

Most of our factory is Honeywell CEE function chart so I am...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By Psnikta
My advice would be to write out what your inputs...

My advice would be to write out what your inputs and outputs are, and then make a list stating the sequence of events, i.e:


1: Switch turns on
2: Something
4: Something
5: Output
6:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 41,325
Posted By Psnikta
I work at an old sugar mill. Half of a our DCS...

I work at an old sugar mill.
Half of a our DCS controllers are still Mid 1980s Honeywell MFC/AMCs, it is a bit strange reading some of the dot matrix program print outs that were written before you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,224
Posted By Psnikta
I had a project earlier this year to replace a...

I had a project earlier this year to replace a large quantity of cam timers and we used a 48pt (20DO / 28DI) Micro850.


I have to say that I was impressed with the Micro800 and CCW given their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,159
Posted By Psnikta
Hi omerdf, If you are familiar with...

Hi omerdf,


If you are familiar with VB6/VBA, VB.Net, C# etc you can just use visual studio to create a windows app which has good GUI functionality and there are plenty of modbus examples using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By Psnikta
Hello again Akashban, I see, in that case...

Hello again Akashban,


I see, in that case the only thing you will need to do is ensure modbus TCP is enabled on the PLC and have the counter mapped to the holding register you are planning to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By Psnikta
Hi Akashban, I am a little lost on what the...

Hi Akashban, I am a little lost on what the question actually is... you can't read modbus registers from the PLC (slave)?


Firstly most PLC will use port 502 as the default port, you are using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Psnikta
Normally you would specify that the data to be...

Normally you would specify that the data to be read is REAL and it will read two registers at the starting address you specify.


What address are you trying to read and what data type does the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By Psnikta
Hi pittlei, I mostly work with DCS...

Hi pittlei,


I mostly work with DCS controllers not PLCs but I assume they work much the same:


My view would be this:


Scan Cycle:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,876
Posted By Psnikta
I work for a site that still uses Honeywell MFC...

I work for a site that still uses Honeywell MFC and AMC controllers, the only reason we still use these controllers is because spares are abundant (and less expensive than a full replacement) and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By Psnikta
Help with PanelView800 HMI Building

Hi All,

This is my first time using CCW with a Micro850 and a PanelView800.

The project I am working on will have the PanelView connected to multiple controllers via modbus (all of which will...
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