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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Mas01
Thanks, it's worth giving it a try. Cheers

Thanks, it's worth giving it a try.
Cheers
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Mas01
Thanks, I'll take a look at that manual. I see...

Thanks, I'll take a look at that manual.
I see what you mean about the addressing.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Mas01
Mitsubishi Q series: Adding new modules

We recently ran out of spare AD channels on our PLC and now I've just received a new Q68AD-G to give us extra capacity.

My plan:
1. remove one of the QG60 "blank cover" modules and plug the new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Mas01
Cheers, clear explanation as ever.

Cheers, clear explanation as ever.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Mas01
What's the difference between Int.and Dint? Maybe...

What's the difference between Int.and Dint? Maybe I should have converted to Dint (instead of int) for sending it out on the AO card, although I did get the correct mA I was expecting.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Mas01
Thanks for this, cheers.

Thanks for this, cheers.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Mas01
EDIT: Cancel this question - I got it sorted,...

EDIT: Cancel this question - I got it sorted, that INT command seemed to work, cheers.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Mas01
Mitsubishi Q Series: Converting a float to an Integer

How do I convert a float to an integer?


I've got a floating-point number D606, value 3999.863.
I need to convert it to an integer (4000), then I need to move it into Data register D600...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Mas01
Thanks, but I can't see "print to PDF" as one of...

Thanks, but I can't see "print to PDF" as one of the options...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Mas01
GX developer: Exporting code

The ladder logic changes I've made need to be reviewed.
Is there a feature/function in GX developer for exporting code (i.e. MAIN/DEFAULT/ANALOGUES/etc) into a format so that my peers can review...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mas01
Just for info, the logged data gets converted to...

Just for info, the logged data gets converted to CSV format (or sometimes to a simple text file). I don't actually analyse it, someone else does that on a separate PC that's got Excel on it. The PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mas01
I really like this uncomplicated solution. I'll...

I really like this uncomplicated solution. I'll be implementing it for sure. Thanks
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mas01
Thanks for this. I think I will log X200 for now...

Thanks for this. I think I will log X200 for now which should include X205 within it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mas01
I would hope to see a Boolean value. ie whether...

I would hope to see a Boolean value. ie whether the switch is true or false. I don't know what an SOE is.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mas01
Edit.. FYI...when I click the little up/down...

Edit.. FYI...when I click the little up/down triangles, the value in the field jumps in steps of 10, ie 200,210,220,230....280,290,2A0...,2F0,0300,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mas01
GT designer 3 : Datalogging a digital input

Hi, I'm trying to log a digital input, which is a float switch X205. However, when I try to enter "203" in the field (with "X" already selected in the little drop-down on the left of it), I get this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Mas01
All done. Many thanks again for your help. Half...

All done. Many thanks again for your help.
Half the time, it's just knowing where to look!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Mas01
Looks promising at my end. I think you're on to...

Looks promising at my end. I think you're on to something....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Mas01
No worries, parky. I'll keep looking. I think...

No worries, parky. I'll keep looking. I think you're right- there's probably a file stored somewhere (maybe even external to GT designer3) where I need to add my alarm string/texts.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Mas01
GT designer3: updating 'Advanced User Alarm Observation' page

I've created a couple of alarm lamps (M568 & M569), which light up as expected. However, I should be getting a message on the screen (there is a "rolling log/history" of alarms which are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Mas01
Brilliant - implemented this and pump switches...

Brilliant - implemented this and pump switches off as expected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Mas01
Lightbulb Thanks bitboy. Looks interesting but as I'm a...

Thanks bitboy. Looks interesting but as I'm a novice, I'd probably be out of my depth... pardon the pun.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Mas01
Brilliant, I like the idea of the pulse. Neat...

Brilliant, I like the idea of the pulse. Neat solution.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Mas01
Thanks, the reason I was asking is that I want a...

Thanks, the reason I was asking is that I want a 10 second delay before turning off a sump pump to account for any "debounce" in the lowest float switch, ie the float switch might jump around a few...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Mas01
Mitsubishi GT Designer3 - question about timerers (T)

General question:
I've got a 10-second timer T100 in my code.
As the counter increments, does it automatically get reset to zero once it reaches its target value (K100) - as opposed to remaining at...
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