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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2017, 02:24 PM
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Posted By dmargineau
None taken...Just couldn't help it,...

None taken...Just couldn't help it, buddy...:yeah:

And the last statement in above quote?...MSGing is a different fruit...Especially when 'spelled' to a newcomer...I firmly believe the approach...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2017, 01:07 PM
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Views: 3,129
Posted By dmargineau
There you have it George...:yeah: ...and...

There you have it George...:yeah:

...and that goes for the (apparently buddy) Friday pony rider too...:D

Read Post #1 again; and again; where is any reference to messaging?

Does P/C function...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,129
Posted By dmargineau
George, If you take the time and follow the...

George,

If you take the time and follow the thread from its inception, you might might be able to extract the core of this disagreement; you were busy according to an earlier post.

The OP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2017, 08:26 AM
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Views: 3,129
Posted By dmargineau
I have been asking myself (and RA) the same...

I have been asking myself (and RA) the same question for quite a while...I am aware it's been in 'the works' since the inception of Online I/O addition era...
Any day (FRN/Version) now...:D

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By dmargineau
The Local 1769 I/O modules could be either...

The Local 1769 I/O modules could be either replaced with the 5069 Compact I/O equivalent or arranged 'locally' as a EtherNet/IP 'remote' rack via a 1769-AENT EtherNet/IP adapter.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By dmargineau
Even if not quite aware of the experienced errors...

Even if not quite aware of the experienced errors (you attached only I/O 'trees' with inhibited connections) the issue is probably related to the two 1768-ENBT EtherNet/IP bridges; 5730 CompactLogix...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,129
Posted By dmargineau
That's where you're missing the 'professional'...

That's where you're missing the 'professional' point...And keep going at it, for 16 years nevertheless...

Produce/Consume is not messaging...P/C is I/O...

There are numerous scenarios where...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By dmargineau
'192.165.1.10,1,0' is a communication path...

'192.165.1.10,1,0' is a communication path starting at IP Address 192.168.1.10.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,129
Posted By dmargineau
No it/you did not; this is 'it works' amateurism...

No it/you did not; this is 'it works' amateurism at its best.

The apparently satisfactory end result of Explicitly transferring data while ignoring of the mechanism's functionality is the 'easy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,129
Posted By dmargineau
Welcome to the Forum! Implementing a...

Welcome to the Forum!

Implementing a Produced/Consumed data transfer between two controllers requires the creation of the relevant Data Type tags and the addition of both 'connected' CPUs within...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By dmargineau
Congrats on your new arrival...:congrats: ...

Congrats on your new arrival...:congrats:

For the time being, I would definitely stick to Explicit Messaging such as guttural noises and/or connected, clinkly, shiny, toy type hardware...:zzzzz:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By dmargineau
Point I/O is a cost effective In-Cabinet Modular...

Point I/O is a cost effective In-Cabinet Modular distributed I/O; it had some quality issues in the past, however, lately I am not aware of any issues.

The Chassis based 1769 I/O modules are quite...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By dmargineau
Yes, you could convert a PanelView Standard...

Yes, you could convert a PanelView Standard (PanelBuilder 32 software) application into a PaneView Plus 6 (FactoryTalk View Studio software) application either 'automatically' via FTVS Conversion...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,427
Posted By dmargineau
I believe you are using an available but...

I believe you are using an available but unsuitable tool to record and store production data.

PI Historians are process databases and are intended to be used for engineering purposes; yes, you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By dmargineau
...or Explicitly Write (MSG) the intended value...

...or Explicitly Write (MSG) the intended value to a Robot DI range or defined Robot GI.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By dmargineau
MicroLogix to CompactLogix transition is pretty...

MicroLogix to CompactLogix transition is pretty 'mild' and cost effective.

Even if you are familiar and comfortable with the MicroLogix systems, I would probably not recommend MLs for new projects...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By dmargineau
In addition to Paully's5.0 suggestions (Ignition...

In addition to Paully's5.0 suggestions (Ignition being my personal choice), FactoryTalk View SE is the dedicated Rockwell Software RSView 32 replacement.

A 15 Display limit FactoryTalk View SE...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By dmargineau
First of all, a Redundant ControlLogix system,...

First of all, a Redundant ControlLogix system, just 'CPU-wise', will cost some $6000 more than a 'regular' ControlLogix one(you will need two 1756-L71s), which itself will cost some three times more...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By dmargineau
You will indeed need ControlLogix if intending to...

You will indeed need ControlLogix if intending to implement controller Redundancy.

I'd say you will have a very steep hill to climb when implementing a Redundant ControlLogix system when familiar...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By dmargineau
That is one of the most absurd statements I have...

That is one of the most absurd statements I have ever heard!...:shoot:



And that's the most egregious 'alternative facts' type piece of information ever posted on the web...Et tu Canada?!...:D
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By dmargineau
Well...Firstly, ControlLogix would definitely be...

Well...Firstly, ControlLogix would definitely be an overkill for a MicroLogix replacement...CompactLogix will be the way to go...The 'lowest' of the CompactLogix family (1769-L16ER-BB1B)- would cost...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By dmargineau
It does look like S11 and S21 are 'connected' to...

It does look like S11 and S21 are 'connected' to Supply (A1 and A2) doesn't it?...:scratch:

The Minotaurs are pretty old relays, however, I don't believe, ever, a Safety Input will carry Line...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By dmargineau
Welcome to the Forum! See attached excerpt...

Welcome to the Forum!

See attached excerpt from 22-COMM-E User Manual (http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/22comm-um004_-en-p.pdf)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By dmargineau
Chapter 15 of...

Chapter 15 of https://cours.etsmtl.ca/gpa754/references/fabricants/DNet/dnet.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By dmargineau
I am afraid there are no FTVSE comment...

I am afraid there are no FTVSE comment 'enforcement' provisions since the FTVSE 'commenting' features are optional as stated within the relevant documentation.
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