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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Toine
When counting in the PLC rather than in a...

When counting in the PLC rather than in a dedicated piece of hardware, you are either looking into special high speed inputs, or alternatively you make the hardware such that the pulses become...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Toine
Most 750-8212 plc's are sold with codesys license...

Most 750-8212 plc's are sold with codesys license installed. This is included in the price. However some Wago customers prefer to run their own software, no codesys, hence they don't require the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Toine
Just checking lesmar as this was not entirely...

Just checking lesmar as this was not entirely clear to me from your question. Is your client looking into retrofitting on existing conveyors, or rather installing new conveyors with roll sensors...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By Toine
Spoken like a true Canadian, eh :cool: ...

Spoken like a true Canadian, eh :cool:



:beerchug:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By Toine
Thank you sir, you just made my day :D. And in...

Thank you sir, you just made my day :D. And in doing so you reminded me of the motorcyclist who installed a truck horn driven by compressed air from a considerable air tank on his motorcycle (no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By Toine
I have a confession to make in this discussion....

I have a confession to make in this discussion. Long ago, well before I made a radical career change and ended up in industrial automation, I used to work in a big corporate IT environment. Yes, I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By Toine
It seems to me that either you or the IT guy were...

It seems to me that either you or the IT guy were talking about hubs vs switches rather than unmanaged vs managed switches.

And here's another +1 on that one.



Just to give one example of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By Toine
There's a nice piece of software that will do...

There's a nice piece of software that will do just that. It is called the "Angry IP scanner". Install on laptop or PC, works a treat.


Mind you, last time I needed it there was some antivirus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Toine
I do not expect that to be feasible, not sure...

I do not expect that to be feasible, not sure though. Here's my gut feeling, mind you not based on practical experience.



Cutting steel would require significantly different speeds. I would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Toine
For small numbers of plates one can use a pc...

For small numbers of plates one can use a pc controlled "printer" device that instead of printing ink will hammer a hardened steel needle in flat surfaces to write characters. We use one for creating...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Toine
I read the question from the OP differently. The...

I read the question from the OP differently. The way I understood it is that the value he wants to store is the previous setpoint value every time an operator changes the speed setpoint e.g. via a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,110
Posted By Toine
Same goes for France, if you like that way of...

Same goes for France, if you like that way of transport. Boats can be quite expensive though, both rented and bought. And don't forget to take European fuel prices into account. A few years ago a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Toine
Codesys 3.5 and programming platforms derived...

Codesys 3.5 and programming platforms derived from it have this for some time now. Not exactly sure when this was introduced. I do find it a useful feature in complex and large pieces of code.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By Toine
I can relate to that. Then again I am recovering...

I can relate to that. Then again I am recovering from sickness so may also be attributed to that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By Toine
If installed on the PI itself, then the license...

If installed on the PI itself, then the license is bound to that specific PI and cannot be transferred to another one in the future. There is a file on the PI's filesystem that you can take a backup...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,533
Posted By Toine
Still better than "What was I writing when I...

Still better than "What was I writing when I smoked this s**t"

:beerchug:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,533
Posted By Toine
Which would hopefully prevent situations where a...

Which would hopefully prevent situations where a maintenance tech or later programmer cries out loud: "what was he thinking??!! :mddr:"




;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Toine
My hat off to you sir, I think you've got the...

My hat off to you sir, I think you've got the spirit to learn and find things out on your own. That in and by itself is in my view one of the most important skills one can have in this business as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,110
Posted By Toine
Lovely size camper, much easier to get to remote...

Lovely size camper, much easier to get to remote places than the huge 32ft behemoth that we drove through Canada. Then again that was a great experience for us and we were a family of four.




...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,179
Posted By Toine
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Holy thread resurrection batman. Daba, the post you are replying to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,110
Posted By Toine
Congrats Peter, I think you deserve to enjoy a...

Congrats Peter, I think you deserve to enjoy a long and healthy retirement. I also hope you do keep hopping in here from time to time as I very much enjoy your well thought out posts, particularly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 1st, 2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By Toine
I'm just past half way through and my brain...

I'm just past half way through and my brain hurts. Off to bed and continue tomorrow.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 1st, 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By Toine
It is somewhat hard to give a clear definition...

It is somewhat hard to give a clear definition because there may be differences between several programming environments. For instance, codesys functions can, just like function blocks, have IN,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Toine
Codesys for instance allows for that. I find it...

Codesys for instance allows for that. I find it quite useful.

When combined with the option to assign the output of a rung to two coils, you can do things like simultaneously creating an ALLOWED...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Toine
I'm not sure how to read this. It seems to me the...

I'm not sure how to read this. It seems to me the formatting gets lost when posted as text. Would you be able to improve the formatting with either CODE tags or LADDER tags? If I just copy and paste...
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