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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
It's not necessary to kill the input power, so...

It's not necessary to kill the input power, so you should still be able to detect which E-Stop PB was activated.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
It is sort of the equivalent of a UDT in RS Logix.

It is sort of the equivalent of a UDT in RS Logix.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 26th, 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
There is no 10 character tagname limit in...

There is no 10 character tagname limit in InTouch. There are, however, certain characters that are not allowed for a tagname. For instance, a tagname cannot begin with a number. I'm pretty sure that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Hosting the setpoint data in the PLC wouldn't...

Hosting the setpoint data in the PLC wouldn't work, since the values in the off-line version of the program wouldn't necessarily match what is in the current program, which is to be overwritten with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've used Endress+Hauser:...

I've used Endress+Hauser: https://www.us.endress.com/en/field-instruments-overview/level-measurement/Guided-Radar-Levelflex-FMP57

No complaints.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Safety PLCs don't support the full function set...

Safety PLCs don't support the full function set that is available in standard PLCs. If I'm not mistaken, you will be limited to using Integer math with a GuardLogix PLC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes. The ones that I have used in coal silos...

Yes. The ones that I have used in coal silos employed a cable as a wave guide.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Guided wave radar may be an option:...

Guided wave radar may be an option: https://www.flowcontrolnetwork.com/how-guided-wave-radar-level-measurement-works/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 18th, 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
True, but you don't have to worry about getting...

True, but you don't have to worry about getting replacement components 10 years down the road.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
In some drawings that I have done, I have used...

In some drawings that I have done, I have used different symbols for equipment terminals vs. terminal board terminals.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
If you tried to import a window from the 10.6...

If you tried to import a window from the 10.6 application and it didn't work, then I don't know how to make it work. I'm not aware of a capability to downgrade the entire InTouch application. I've...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
You could use a bit shift and load a "1" at the...

You could use a bit shift and load a "1" at the first position if height is okay and a "0" if it isn't. Run the bit shift on a timed pulse only if the conveyor is moving. If you get a "0" at the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's a fair point to make, but I'd go with...

That's a fair point to make, but I'd go with maintaining the existing standard.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
How does that work? Is it a 15 page per...

How does that work? Is it a 15 page per project/file limit, or does the software actually stop working after 15 pages?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1 (With all due respect to Ken Roach) ;)

+1

(With all due respect to Ken Roach) ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
The hoops...

The hoops (https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/complying-made-usa-standard).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I'd suggest climate controlled panels for the...

I'd suggest climate controlled panels for the equipment in the hot, dirty area.

I think that the fear of using fiber optics is irrational, but the fiber signals would have to be converted to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I don't know about Win 10, but I've successfully...

I don't know about Win 10, but I've successfully run that version on Win 7 Pro. Net DDE is no longer supported and there might be some other functions (such as SendKeys and MessageBox) that you'd...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
The Integer data type is not your problem. The...

The Integer data type is not your problem. The low resolution electronics on the 1769-IF4XOF2 analog input module is your problem. That particular module only offers 8 bit resolution.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
In an application that genuinely requires...

In an application that genuinely requires trending, I'd prefer to go with a full blown, PC based HMI. The C-More panels are an excellent choice for the smaller, simpler applications for which they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
ControlLogix isn't a "PLC family" in the old...

ControlLogix isn't a "PLC family" in the old sense of the word. If it were, it would have long since been replaced with a newer platform. Every major Revision of ControlLogix is a new and different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
+1

+1
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Periodic tasks are useful for functions that are...

Periodic tasks are useful for functions that are time critical, such as totalization. A periodic task that operates once per second will be far more accurate than would a 1 Second timer pulse driving...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes. If one branch transitions Off in the same...

Yes. If one branch transitions Off in the same sweep as another branch transitions On, the ONS will never see the Off state.
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