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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By dmroeder
I've only ever really used VB. It has quirks but...

I've only ever really used VB. It has quirks but I like it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By dmroeder
USB is always wonky in VB, you always need to...

USB is always wonky in VB, you always need to install the extension pack. You need to upgrade the extension pack each time you upgrade VB, they are a separate license so they always have to be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By dmroeder
It is kind of amazing that it came to fruition. ...

It is kind of amazing that it came to fruition. In my microcosm, the way I see this happening is that we get handed a corporate spec that is out dated, nobody questions it, we just shrug our...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By dmroeder
Seems ridiculous for sure, not sure that I'd be...

Seems ridiculous for sure, not sure that I'd be that worked up about it though.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By dmroeder
My boss and I were discussing which barcode...

My boss and I were discussing which barcode readers we should standardize on. Sick's image based one is pretty good, I prefer Cognex Dataman. He whispered: Should we look at Keyence?

I made a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By dmroeder
This is not an option in the Logix platform. ...

This is not an option in the Logix platform.

If you are simply looking for a way to write values to tags without opening LogixDesigner, then look into AdvancedHMI. A user posted a "simple web...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,749
Posted By dmroeder
Keyence?

Keyence?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By dmroeder
I'm working on a tool that will check to see if...

I'm working on a tool that will check to see if the application was set to "never allow conversion". If you are willing to send me the MER, I can check it out for you. PM me your email if you are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By dmroeder
What version is your FTVSME and what version is...

What version is your FTVSME and what version is the MER compiled for?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By dmroeder
The Kinetix 5700 receives it's motion commands...

The Kinetix 5700 receives it's motion commands via Ethernet using the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP). The L7 and L8 controllers along with the EN2T are required to control that drive. There is no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By dmroeder
Maybe firewall logs? While I'm not an IT guy,...

Maybe firewall logs? While I'm not an IT guy, I'm sure they have visibility of connections coming from the outside and what is being connected to. If you didn't have all of that fancy stuff, I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By dmroeder
I would definitely go through the trouble of...

I would definitely go through the trouble of setting up the VPN. Expose as little to the public internet as possible. I wouldn't be as worried about your PLC, more of your network in general.

The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By dmroeder
Many routers have VPN ability built into them,...

Many routers have VPN ability built into them, what is the model of your router?

Well, I wouldn't recommend this but you could forward port 44818 in your router to your PLC's IP address, then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By dmroeder
BST = Branch Start NXB = Next Branch BND =...

BST = Branch Start
NXB = Next Branch
BND = End branch

I find myself typing in shells of rungs, then filling in the tag names. Like

XIC BST XIC OTE NXB XIC MOV BND
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By dmroeder
Random thoughts: I personally like to use a...

Random thoughts:

I personally like to use a combination of a DINT (state) and BOOL's for state machine. Simple psudocode:

EQU State 1 BST OTE State1 NXB XIC Condition MOV 2 State BND

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By dmroeder
Still uses timers/mov but is concise. NEQ...

Still uses timers/mov but is concise.

NEQ CurrentVal OldVal TOF ChangeTimer 60000 0 MOV CurrentVal OldVal

That works in my head. The timer should always be done if the value is changing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By dmroeder
Oh haha, awesome!

Oh haha, awesome!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By dmroeder
Well it might not be. The tech note mentions a...

Well it might not be. The tech note mentions a different CPP file, so it might not be the the same issue/cause. I was in a hurry when I read it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By dmroeder
KB BF21669, access level anyone Cause, bent...

KB BF21669, access level anyone

Cause, bent pin on backplane connector, send it in for repair.

Edit, I can't read, the wrong cpp file is implicated in the KB article.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By dmroeder
Hey Stu, In the project tree, at the very...

Hey Stu,

In the project tree, at the very bottom of the tree there is a communication tab. Click it. Right click on the Ethernet driver and select properties. There should be a list of your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By dmroeder
That's because the icon is from a movie. I'm a...

That's because the icon is from a movie. I'm a Kevin Smith fan boy.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By dmroeder
Does the real time kernel get you anywhere with...

Does the real time kernel get you anywhere with the pi? What about https://learn.adafruit.com/adding-a-real-time-clock-to-raspberry-pi
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By dmroeder
At my first job in this field, the systems...

At my first job in this field, the systems integrator at the plant was showing me how to work with Wonderware. Everything mapped to the HMI was comes from just a handful of tags (arrays) that were:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By dmroeder
Anywhere we are detecting empty pallets, or have...

Anywhere we are detecting empty pallets, or have to rely on looking at the pallet itself, we use:

RK46C.DXL3/4P-M12
BRT-84X84A

We look at pallets a lot, that sensor has been the most reliable....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By dmroeder
What if you right click on "AB-ETHIP-2" and...

What if you right click on "AB-ETHIP-2" and select remove. You might have to click on "Workstation" after that to get the driver to refresh.

You could also right click on the L32E and select...
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