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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:08 AM
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Posted By parky
When you say a structured data type what is the...

When you say a structured data type what is the structure ? perhaps post a pic of the structure. you cannot put pointers into a block move as such there is a way of getting the absolute address of a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By parky
Without knowing the system, perhaps forget...

Without knowing the system, perhaps forget fifo's, how about just take the lowest value of the hoppers, latch it in to fill to x level. so for example you could set up a min level before a check is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 01:48 AM
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Views: 96
Posted By parky
I have done this from an FX2N, FX3U & SLC505...

I have done this from an FX2N, FX3U & SLC505 works well.
Been some time but see pic. Just remember, the E series is now not supported as it is end of life. Never done it to CLX but it should work.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:20 AM
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Views: 1,892
Posted By parky
Yes I think is is a poor example, the stop should...

Yes I think is is a poor example, the stop should be N/C, as LD has posted, the only way it could work is if the buttons (or switches) were retaining, then you would not need the latch, however, this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By parky
Have you got any sensors wired to the analogue...

Have you got any sensors wired to the analogue inputs, not used this model but the analogue inputs require a signal and are passive so for example a pressure sensor either needs 24v (4 wire device)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By parky
There have been many posts on queing, even...

There have been many posts on queing, even recently, other things to consider are what if a hopper goes into fault, need to move it out of the queue, I do agree with two shift registers or perhaps...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By parky
You need to go on-line to the PLC and check the...

You need to go on-line to the PLC and check the error message I do not have RSL500 at the moment but do some diagnostics, sorry I cannot remember how but it should be from a pull down menu or a tab...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By parky
Yes Win11 is a pain, I have a couple of USB/232...

Yes Win11 is a pain, I have a couple of USB/232 converters, one will definitely not work on Win 11, the other I managed to get it to work using a driver that is not for that chip but it works. every...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,476
Posted By parky
Interesting question about dual citizenship, My...

Interesting question about dual citizenship, My wife is Asian & has it have looked at a number of sites & all state US citizens can have dual nationality
here is one:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By parky
You could use the COPY function i.e. COP #B3 #B11...

You could use the COPY function i.e. COP #B3 #B11 or vice versa or just take each bit & make it equal the other bit in ladder

XIC B3:0/0 OTE B11:0/0
----| |-----------------( )
When I tried...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By parky
It depends on the Analogue card, some have power...

It depends on the Analogue card, some have power (24V) some do not.
Generally for a passive sensor (2 wire) then you put +24v onto the + of the sensor, the -ve of the sensor then goes to V+ & I+ on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2022, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By parky
Just downloaded the kinco software, never used it...

Just downloaded the kinco software, never used it before but here is a screenshot of the coms settings for micrologix so you do pick the protocol, configure it then add your tags, cannot try it as I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2022, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By parky
Normally you do not have to have a program in the...

Normally you do not have to have a program in the PLC to send/recieve data to an HMI, the HMI requests or sends data, there should be a list of drivers in the HMI, it's just a matter of picking one,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2022, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,435
Posted By parky
Your post is not really that clear, first of all,...

Your post is not really that clear, first of all, I assume if using Kepware you have a PC running this, is it serial to ethernet or ethernet to serial. for example you can encapsulate the 232 in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By parky
Yes through beam is definitely the answer, done...

Yes through beam is definitely the answer, done this many times, we have had some really interesting ones.
Called to some conveyors where they were having problems with intermitent triggering of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By parky
That's true, in octal there will be no 28/29...

That's true, in octal there will be no 28/29 maybe it's a misprint on the casing i.e. a clone there seems to be no Y0 either
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By parky
Many FX clones do not have any part numbers, very...

Many FX clones do not have any part numbers, very cheap, claimed to be an FX3 but is actually an FX2N clone, certain functions do not work, no auto negotiation of Baud rate, uses the old WR3/RD3...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By parky
It still could be a FX clone, many of them will...

It still could be a FX clone, many of them will not auto negotiate the GX range of IDE's default to what ever is the faster speed for the model, however, FX range when powered up defaults to 9600, GX...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By parky
Never seen it before but suspect it is a clone of...

Never seen it before but suspect it is a clone of the Mitsubishi FX series there are many versions of them, main differences are limited functionality, 232 rather than 422/485 port.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 02:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,101
Posted By parky
Coming from an era & location where beer or ale...

Coming from an era & location where beer or ale was part of the comunity, indeed Burton on Trent was just one mass of breweries, most of the properties were owned by the breweries, i.e. workers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By parky
Bus regulation is what the drive does to try and...

Bus regulation is what the drive does to try and maintain dc bus voltage at a given level, perhaps if slowing down and if the load has inertia and creates voltage by acting like a generator instead...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,101
Posted By parky
lol, I bet some people could tell the difference...

lol, I bet some people could tell the difference :beer:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,101
Posted By parky
I sort of agree, but consistent S*** is certainly...

I sort of agree, but consistent S*** is certainly not real beer. or should I say ale, here there are a few micro breweries where they have their flagship ales & have had them for many years, I do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,101
Posted By parky
I do remember being told by a person (who was...

I do remember being told by a person (who was known to be an authority on brewing) that in the 19th & early 20th century there were upto 27 breweries in Burton on Trent, in my youth there were 4 that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2022, 02:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,101
Posted By parky
Ah.. that brings back some memories, worked on...

Ah.. that brings back some memories, worked on some RR/GEC power generation skids for an off shore company in the North sea, yes a metal box with nowhere to go.
Coffe & tea was **** (perhaps the...
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