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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By Levi G
I don't have the LT version, these bags are...

I don't have the LT version, these bags are expensive but very robust
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 7th, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By Levi G
I had a Klein and it caved in with all my tools,...

I had a Klein and it caved in with all my tools, I now have a Veto Pro Pac Tech-Pac
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Levi G
The software will not let you add another page...

The software will not let you add another page after 15 pages on each file/project. The software keeps on working but with 15 or less pages per project.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Levi G
Just a heads-up, You are limited to 15 pages with...

Just a heads-up, You are limited to 15 pages with this free version
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Levi G
Also look at this Automation Direct Laser...

Also look at this Automation Direct Laser Distance Sensor Part# OPT2014 https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/Shopping/Catalog/Sensors_-z-_Encoders/Laser_Sensors/Wenglor_Distance_Measuring/OPT2014...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Levi G
rQX I finally got to play a bit with your method...

rQX I finally got to play a bit with your method and I tweaked it a bit and came up with this.
LOGO UP_DN Counter.jpg...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Levi G
Well that will work, why didn't I think of that. ...

Well that will work, why didn't I think of that.
Thanks for the help:site:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Levi G
That doesn't do quite what I had in mind, I would...

That doesn't do quite what I had in mind, I would like to turn an output on when the counter reaches a certain value, for example 10, then at 11 I would like to reset the counter.
Is there a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Levi G
LOGO! 8 up/down counter

I am using LOGO Soft Comfort V8.1
I am trying to reset a UP/Down Counter when it reaches a certain value but I can not find the way to do it, does anyone know of a way to do this?:hmmm:
I am trying...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Levi G
Well that sounds good, just what I'm looking for ...

Well that sounds good, just what I'm looking for

Thanks for the help everyone :site:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Levi G
How would I connect it to a plc? Productivity...

How would I connect it to a plc? Productivity 1000
How would I interface it to something a plc can read?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Levi G
Yes that is exactly what I have, The pilot light...

Yes that is exactly what I have, The pilot light is always on, the thermostat then opens and closes the valve.
I would have to put the flame sensor at the burner because I want to monitor if the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Levi G
This one is only for 100mV, I think these gas...

This one is only for 100mV, I think these gas valves run up to 700mV. I found a signal conditioner(Phoenix 2810874) that can read that range of mV.
I was hoping there would be a cheaper alternative...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Levi G
Relays with mV coil

I have a gas appliance I would like to monitor to check to see if it is on or not, this appliance has no power coming to it. It has a Thermopile generator or Powerpile that produces mV, which powers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Levi G
Ok, I tried glcshortt's suggestion and it's...

Ok, I tried glcshortt's suggestion and it's working like a champ.

Thanks for the help guys. :site:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Levi G
I will give this a try later today and report...

I will give this a try later today and report back
What is the "T" Terminal for on the P1000 when using RS-485? (see attached)

I have never worked with Modbus before so I really appreciate the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Levi G
Lenze ESV22N02YXB571XX1A10 Drive and Modbus RS-485

Hi I am trying to communicate with this Lenze drive I have kicking around.
My PLC is a Productivity 1000.

This drive has a built in Modbus module with a RJ-45 connector. This is not the plug-in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By Levi G
That does not seem like the right way to measure...

That does not seem like the right way to measure mA. You have to put meter in series with load.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By Levi G
Maybe you could calculate for hours. That might...

Maybe you could calculate for hours. That might be easier.
90x24=2160hrs-service due
2160-(7x24)=1992hrs-week prior notice
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By Levi G
Delete rung 16, you are writing a 1 to your PID...

Delete rung 16, you are writing a 1 to your PID set point. You need to have something writing a proper value to the PID set point, like maybe an analog input scaled to maybe temperature values or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By Levi G
To be able to force the OUTPUT you have to go to...

To be able to force the OUTPUT you have to go to the Tag Database and make it Forceable. Note: You have to do a "Transfer to CPU" to be able to force.

Then in Data View you have to check "Force"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By Levi G
Your analog output module has a 12 bit...

Your analog output module has a 12 bit resolution. So the output needs to be scaled from 0- 4095 (2^12=4095) with 0 being 0volts and 4095 being 10volts.

Since your relay would require a 2-10v...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By Levi G
I would go with the 2-10v as Bernie mentioned ...

I would go with the 2-10v as Bernie mentioned

Try using "Scale Linear"
Input: Platen 1 Control
In Min: 70 ( because your output range min in your PID is 70)
In Max: 325 (because your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Levi G
:hmmm: Complete? :huh:

:hmmm: Complete? :huh:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,978
Posted By Levi G
When was the last time you ran these drives. If...

When was the last time you ran these drives. If over a year ago then maybe the capacitors got drained and are now shorting out causing this fault.
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