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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By BobB
Probably not - almost all software is not...

Probably not - almost all software is not backward compatible.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,893
Posted By BobB
Buy it from your Omron distributor.

Buy it from your Omron distributor.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By BobB
Schneider - expensive mate. Using them on a job...

Schneider - expensive mate. Using them on a job at the moment - apart from the software quirks not too bad to set up. Software is a pain for mine - oh well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By BobB
Use BMECRA modules - Ethernet IP - way easier.

Use BMECRA modules - Ethernet IP - way easier.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By BobB
There is a memory button in the workspace -...

There is a memory button in the workspace - double click and it will pop up for you. I use it all the time when doing Modbus reads into DM areas and that sort of thing. Also when I have a lot of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By BobB
Monitoring any memory area in the PLC. You can...

Monitoring any memory area in the PLC. You can monitor in HEX, integer, floating point - whatever you want.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,983
Posted By BobB
You asked about Omron Ethernet IP remote I/O -...

You asked about Omron Ethernet IP remote I/O - all good - have been using them for quite some time now - have had no failures except when a cheap Korean drive went AWOL and belted a load back up an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By BobB
That address is 100 for the card not 1000. Have...

That address is 100 for the card not 1000.
Have not seen one of these old tigers for many years. Some cards used to allocated as analogue as there was no description for them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By BobB
I do not know about the Profibus unit but many...

I do not know about the Profibus unit but many Omron cards can be programmed to be in another location.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By BobB
I am not familiar with the platform but with my...

I am not familiar with the platform but with my normal platform i would work out what 0.1 of a volt equals with respect to the analogue output. E.g. if the analogue output value is 10000 = 5 volts...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By BobB
No need - read word 0 not word 1 - Omron reads...

No need - read word 0 not word 1 - Omron reads the real address (direct) not the Modbus address - the real address would be 40 for example and the Modbus address 41 - an offset of one. Working with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By BobB
The PLC needs to be addressed to the direct...

The PLC needs to be addressed to the direct number not the Modbus number - hence do not address 40001 for exmple address 40000 - 1 to the left. This is quite normal.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By BobB
Go back to school - this is really basic stuff....

Go back to school - this is really basic stuff. AC and DC are totally different.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,714
Posted By BobB
Did not expect the paid version to take 7 weeks...

Did not expect the paid version to take 7 weeks to turn up LOL.:shock:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,714
Posted By BobB
Just doing a job with the Schneider dual rack...

Just doing a job with the Schneider dual rack system - needed the latest software - damned expensive and support/update only lasts 12 months then one has to pay a heap again. It took 7 weeks to come...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,714
Posted By BobB
Interesting thread. I think I have used...

Interesting thread. I think I have used everything mentioned here and I am not a huge fan of any of them. My major issue is software and how easy it is to program. I use Omron CJ2 series with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By BobB
Ha - cut my teeth on the like of those. Surprised...

Ha - cut my teeth on the like of those. Surprised it is still going - should have been replaced a long time ago. You will need the programmer at least - is it on the front of the PLC? If you require...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By BobB
Added to that voltage? 4-20ma is way better -...

Added to that voltage? 4-20ma is way better - pretty immune to noise.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 25th, 2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,734
Posted By BobB
You only get what you pay for these days - with...

You only get what you pay for these days - with exceptions!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By BobB
Oh geez - I would just run Ethernet IP and be...

Oh geez - I would just run Ethernet IP and be done with it if you have to have stuff on each floor - wireless can be such a pain! Lots of time sorting out problems. I use Omron but it will not be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By BobB
I have it and CX-One running without any issues...

I have it and CX-One running without any issues at all on Windoze 10 x 64 bit. Have never had an issue at all. Been running it on Windoze 10 since the operating system first came out. Nothing on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By BobB
Use Ethernet IP remote I/O - way to go. I am...

Use Ethernet IP remote I/O - way to go. I am using Omron but AB, Schneider and the like have it available as well. Works great - have used it on about 40 projects now without issue.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By BobB
I do not ground the DC from a switchmode - you...

I do not ground the DC from a switchmode - you lose your isolation. I use double wound (safety) transformers - grounding the secondary also kills the isolation. It also floats in my panels. I would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By BobB
If you want accuracy in alarm, stamping you still...

If you want accuracy in alarm, stamping you still cannot beat the PLC scan - end of line. Depends when the the alarm goes off within the scan - does not matter what else you do.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By BobB
Read my comment above - even in the PLC the...

Read my comment above - even in the PLC the alarms will not necessarily in order due to the scan and when the alarm turns on - no way around the scan!
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