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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Geospark
Yes, I would wholeheartedly support this...

Yes, I would wholeheartedly support this solution. I only run PanelBuilder32 v3.83 and RSLinx Classic v2.59 inside a Windows XP Mode session on a Windows 7 64-bit host Operating System. This prevents...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Geospark
Oh, most definitely. In weighing things up it's...

Oh, most definitely. In weighing things up it's very important to scope out potential options. You certainly could not (should not) decide whether to implement a particular migration option or not if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Geospark
Can you access the technote (442328) that I...

Can you access the technote (442328) that I linked earlier?
The important step to focus on is Step 4: Check Resize Data Tables and uncheck Clear I/O fields.

This will resize the Data File...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Geospark
Yes, more so learned the hard way but I'm sure I...

Yes, more so learned the hard way but I'm sure I have been or have read such advice somewhere in the past? I'll try to find a reference if I can.

The RSLogix 500 program conversion process, when...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By Geospark
Your first screenshot indicates that you also...

Your first screenshot indicates that you also have errors on previous rungs that we cannot see as you've only shown us Rung 0003. It might be no harm to also throw those up in case there is anything...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Geospark
You're on, and buying! But those pints would have...

You're on, and buying! But those pints would have to be on round beer mats now!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Geospark
Other than going from serial to Ethernet...

Other than going from serial to Ethernet communications I cannot see much benefit in changing an SLC 5/03 processor to a SLC 5/05. But, sometimes that can be reason enough...

I have 12 x SLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By Geospark
Another "simple" option is the built-in Simple...

Another "simple" option is the built-in Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) that most all these switches support. You can use an OPC server for SNMP, such as Kepware's iSNMP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Geospark
Hi Garry, Good information there from Ken...

Hi Garry,

Good information there from Ken in link 1 & 3, but I just wanted to point out that in link 2 we were assisting with a 1747-SDN and not a 1769-SDN. Just in case someone might end up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Geospark
I know I can add a module and inhibit it. That's...

I know I can add a module and inhibit it. That's the normal setup with the ARM module but then I would have to look at a module inhibited, in a new project! That would be even worse to look at! :utoh:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Geospark
36764...

36764 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/36764) - RSLogix Emulate 5000: Basic Setup Steps
Access Level: Everyone

Note the "Caveats" section - RSLogix Emulate 5000...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Geospark
Hi & Welcome to the Forum! See here on the...

Hi & Welcome to the Forum!

See here on the Rockwell Knowledgebase for more info on what you need to do...

37548 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/37548) -...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Geospark
Well, I have had a good nights sleep since but I...

Well, I have had a good nights sleep since but I was sorry to read your reply this morning as I feel you've picked me up all wrong here my friend.

"...most hated..."? I do hope you have not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Geospark
OCD! - I'm currently working on a version 31...

OCD! - I'm currently working on a version 31 Logix project for a 1769-L33ER with 2 DI & 1 DO. Slot 1 & 2 are the DI, Slot 3 is a 1769-ARM and Slot 4 is the DIO. It's more likely we will add DI in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Geospark
Yes, the max. of 11 modules for bank 0 would...

Yes, the max. of 11 modules for bank 0 would typically only be achievable using standard digital I/O modules i.e. not speciality. This is obviously(?) because their current consumption is the least...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Geospark
Hehe, well you "were" here first and out of...

Hehe, well you "were" here first and out of courtesy I was waiting for you to reply but then you apparently left? So off I went typing. You must have been copying me, again!?!

p.s. I "think" from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Geospark
The 1769-L30ER controller supports a maximum of 8...

The 1769-L30ER controller supports a maximum of 8 local I/O modules. If your migration project includes 12 x 1769 I/O modules then the answer would be no, you cannot add any further modules to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Geospark
I think this technote might be a little closer...

I think this technote might be a little closer related to your specific issue?...

462381 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/462381) - 1769-SDN: CompactLogix Compact...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Geospark
Hi Pete, "only PLd" would suggest that this...

Hi Pete,

"only PLd" would suggest that this Performance Level is both generally inadequate in most cases, and/or specifically inadequate in our friend's case here.

With regard to PLd in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Geospark
That is, unfortunately, correct. G.

That is, unfortunately, correct.

G.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Geospark
I'm off home now and while I don't have near...

I'm off home now and while I don't have near enough time to give to this thread as I'd like; still, having read the mention of using contactors after drives, while also using Safe Torque-Off (STO) on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Geospark
Careful: Do not mix up older Compact terminals with CE terminals...

My apologies. I was busy and had forgotten to come back to you on this.

The reason I specifically wanted to know the catalog number for the terminal, besides it being a prerequisite question here...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Geospark
Just in case some users are experiencing...

Just in case some users are experiencing apparently similar symptoms to the Adobe issue, but uninstalling Adobe products or upgrading Studio 5000 v28/30 does not resolve their issues...

There are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By Geospark
Yes, that is one of the many different features...

Yes, that is one of the many different features that I was alluding to that may need careful consideration when choosing whether to use a controller/ENxT combo or a new Logix controller with embedded...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 29th, 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By Geospark
Careful consideration...

Hi Keith,

I can understand your "are you crazy?" vibe for recommending an L8 for Ethernet communications, and of course I would agree; where one is not designing a new application to the control...
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