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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Geospark
The letter "U", often used to denote voltage...

The letter "U", often used to denote voltage supply, is said to be derived from the German word "Unterschied" which means "difference". This loosely implies "voltage difference" which may be used to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Geospark
Maybe he's duplicating it in the same location,...

Maybe he's duplicating it in the same location, but using it in another location?

Hehe, these open interpretations!

Yep, It can certainly be read that way when you look at it a couple of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Geospark
Hi & Welcome to the Forum! Can you tell us...

Hi & Welcome to the Forum!

Can you tell us what is the full catalog number of the "Allen Bradley VFD"?

If it happens to be a PowerFlex 755...

This error may be due to poor Ethernet media or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Geospark
Hi James, You are not "wrong" in what you...

Hi James,

You are not "wrong" in what you have suggested may happen, but I would suggest that the "issue" here would be down to poor programming more so than the fact that preconditional...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Geospark
I'm a little confused as to your thinking...

I'm a little confused as to your thinking here?...

If the pumping system is operational for some time now (years?) with PowerFlex 755 drives, then what is the primary reason for you wanting to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,543
Posted By Geospark
Hi Greg, Please check your gmail inbox for...

Hi Greg,

Please check your gmail inbox for a "possible" solution to your file access issue.

Regards,
George
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 2nd, 2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Geospark
I'll first focus on the RSLinx Classic licencing...

I'll first focus on the RSLinx Classic licencing aspect...





Hi cwal61,

If by "Tag tools" you mean both the Tag Upload Download Tool and the Data Preserve Download Tool, then that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Geospark
If it happens to be a general connection timeout...

If it happens to be a general connection timeout issue then the following troubleshooting list might help...

702692 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/702692) -...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Geospark
Here are some finer details... 32099...

Here are some finer details...

32099 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/32099) - PowerFlex 7-class: Procedure to do the HIM CopyCat Function
Access Level: Everyone ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Geospark
I posted this information here before in relation...

I posted this information here before in relation to safety reset pushbutton colours, but it also contains some details on indicator colours according to EN 60204-1...

E-Stop manual reset button...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Geospark
Good practices aside, what are we required to...

Good practices aside, what are we required to provide at each operating station?...

Under the European Machinery Directive: EN 60204 - Health and safety requirements in machine design and ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 26th, 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Geospark
Quick general information post in passing... ...

Quick general information post in passing...

721098 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/721098) - Rockwell Automation product lines support Removal and Insertion...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Geospark
The technote is very short but to the point -...

The technote is very short but to the point - something I often struggle to acomplish...

A Stratix switch appliance will operate as normal, within a Logix based integrated architecture, without...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Geospark
Just an official rubber stamp on your query... ...

Just an official rubber stamp on your query...

493693 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/493693) - When to add the Stratix 8000/8300/5700 to RSLogix 5000's I/O...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Geospark
padees, Releasing products and then soon...

padees,

Releasing products and then soon after abandoning them for the next "latest & greatest" model? - that sounds awful like they are using us to beta test their new products while still...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Geospark
It's my hunch, Ken, that for the PV+ they're...

It's my hunch, Ken, that for the PV+ they're intending that we migrate to the PanelView 5000 terminals which of course we use Studio 5000 View Designer to design applications. More terminals are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Geospark
I had considered that after posting the link -...

I had considered that after posting the link - you may not have a POINT I/O adapter to add their master too, increasing the outlay costs to do so. But, I had first considered you may not have been...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By Geospark
Well, experience, and the "teacher" within me,...

Well, experience, and the "teacher" within me, tends to let so much slide before I'll professionally pull rank, or go to the Plant Manager, who in fairness does listen and try to help. But it has to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Geospark
For tight AOP integration, or "Premier...

For tight AOP integration, or "Premier Integration" as they call it, have you considered using Rockwell's own POINT I/O - IO-Link Master? (1734-4IOL)...

Have a read of the brochure linked here......
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By Geospark
Please don't feel sorry for me. They pay me well...

Please don't feel sorry for me. They pay me well to laugh at their arrogance. They're not all bad. Just a couple of them. I have one younger Lead Process Engineer and he is excellent. He is a great...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,435
Posted By Geospark
Not "every" word, just the key words and ask it...

Not "every" word, just the key words and ask it like a question...

"What is the +latest +PowerFlex +525 +firmware?"

Returns for the first hit...

77067...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By Geospark
Sorry for the delay...busy, busy... ...

Sorry for the delay...busy, busy...



Quick answer, no, not really. Their idea of function is relative to their idea of process knowledge. Beyond that, they really haven't a clue, but certainly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,435
Posted By Geospark
...or just ask me? If it exists on the...

...or just ask me? If it exists on the Knowledgebase, I'll usually find it. But, and here's the nougat - my keyboard has much the same keys as does yours.

G.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By Geospark
I can fully understand both stances on this...

I can fully understand both stances on this topic, and I'm not saying we should not be allowed, as such. But more, we should try to understand that there are very good reasons why this is, so far,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,435
Posted By Geospark
That may be, for some. But as long as it's not my...

That may be, for some. But as long as it's not my "nuts they are squeezing", or "pi$$ they are taking", then I personally don't really care. That's the beauty of working for a wealthy, cost...
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