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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By VAN
I'll chime in that I did a daisy a long time ago,...

I'll chime in that I did a daisy a long time ago, the downside is if any of the drives have an issue the rest down stream go down as well.

I remember the setup being fairly easy but personally I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By VAN
Right it slows down the sample rate. If the...

Right it slows down the sample rate. If the sample rate is 0.001 of a second or even up to like 0.01, it just smooths it out better than going off of the scan rate. Or you can make the timer 0, but I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By VAN
Right, but it'll give an extra parameter to slow...

Right, but it'll give an extra parameter to slow the filter down a bit. I worked with a couple of boiling solutions and adding a timer allowed you to smooth the filter even better.

This gives a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By VAN
You'll need a timer for each time it should do...

You'll need a timer for each time it should do the math to update the filter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 30th, 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By VAN
Why do you want to change the actual max freq? ...

Why do you want to change the actual max freq?

Why not set a max freq and adjust speed?

So after reading your question again, I think you would be better off just changing the speed setpoint...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By VAN
I don't like having anything running on my host...

I don't like having anything running on my host if I don't need it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By VAN
Any reasons you can't use remote IO? Some...

Any reasons you can't use remote IO?

Some pretty good systems that run over ethernet and are rated IP67 (or better) and can be mounted in the field.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By VAN
Any reason you aren't recommending the RMC200?

Any reason you aren't recommending the RMC200?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By VAN
Does the relay give any info as to what faulted...

Does the relay give any info as to what faulted it?

Like a comms fault?

I remember spanning tree on some switches would drop devices and re-add them when something new was plugged into a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By VAN
Also, check what accounts you created in factory...

Also, check what accounts you created in factory talk security/users (not the exact name).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By VAN
Is this a personal project, or are you working...

Is this a personal project, or are you working for someone?

If you are working for someone they should pay for it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 2nd, 2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By VAN
This is why I always find it really weird when...

This is why I always find it really weird when interviewers ask if I've worked with robots.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By VAN
Drive Executive, I believe it also has trending...

Drive Executive, I believe it also has trending and other useful tools.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By VAN
You might try this,...

You might try this, http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/archive/index.php/t-74915.html.

But I swear I've had this issue before, and it was something fairly simple.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By VAN
Has the PLC been powered down? Anytime I do...

Has the PLC been powered down?

Anytime I do any IP stuff with Rockwell gear I power cycle, and then when I'm done with whatever I'm doing, I power cycle again.

Rockwell and IP addresses have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By VAN
Yep, someone told me that the 527 was basically...

Yep, someone told me that the 527 was basically the 525 with the option of using motion... Not true... but it does work with motion commands.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By VAN
I remember asking this and it was basically,...

I remember asking this and it was basically, DINT, INT, BOOL all counted as a tag.

So, you could get away with a DINT as a single tag DINT.0 to DINT.31 (this isn't technically supported from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By VAN
From memory, use a multi-state overlaying a...

From memory, use a multi-state overlaying a momentary pushbutton.

The pushbutton triggers a value in the PLC (make sure to have a one shot) and the multi-state tied to if it's on/off.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By VAN
I back this, then you only have less screens. ...

I back this, then you only have less screens.

You could make an overview screen that shows all 5 machines status and auto start/stop of sorts that goes into an auto start routine with independent...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By VAN
I've had some good results with Panelshop ...

I've had some good results with

Panelshop
Panelshop.com, LLC.
1100 Rico Road | Monroeville, PA 15146

If I need a shop in the future I'll probably hit them up first, only downside is they're...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By VAN
The only things I've had issues with are USB (and...

The only things I've had issues with are USB (and sometimes networking setup), but I have 2.0 and 3.0 and dell did some weird thing with the USB configuration. So, I have 3x USB slots, but VB can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By VAN
The one thing I would note, the last time I...

The one thing I would note, the last time I looked at Edge it had a 500 tag limit. I know for very small things 500 tags would work... but at the same time I would find it hard to justify an HMI if a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By VAN
I thought I remember reading something a little...

I thought I remember reading something a little loop hole ish about this.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By VAN
1) VirtualBox works pretty good but has USB...

1) VirtualBox works pretty good but has USB issues that are sometimes a struggle to learn (VMWare is a little bit better, but you have to pay for it).

2) Unknown

extra - I hardly ever have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By VAN
Balluff IO Blocks...

Balluff IO Blocks (https://www.balluff.com/en/de/productfinder/#?data=selection%5Bca%5D%3DA0009%26selection%5Bcg%5D%3DG0903%26selection%5Bproduct%5D%3DF09301%26selection%5Bproduct_variant%5D%3D)
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