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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By harryting
Thanks, Ian, Ken, and danw. It's great point...

Thanks, Ian, Ken, and danw.

It's great point on the signal isolator or repeater and I'll have to do some bench testing to see how all it will work out. The existing setup is a completely battery...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By harryting
RS485 Modbus RTU - Active / Passive Master Possible?

Need a sanity check here. It is possible to have redundant Modbus RTU master, but only one master is actively polling at a time?

The background is that I want to run RS485 to a remote location...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By harryting
For your purpose, you probably don't need super...

For your purpose, you probably don't need super precision so you can just get the Clock Update Tool from Rockwell and run it on a HMI PC that's already synced.

For extreme precision, you will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By harryting
I'm curious, what's the context of this question?...

I'm curious, what's the context of this question? What is the person developing? Developing off the wall questions?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By harryting
There are two questions here, is CCNA useful and...

There are two questions here, is CCNA useful and is $800 a good price to get it.

You do not need to spend $800. There are a lot of cheap or free resource on youtube or Udemy.

Is CCNA useful? ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By harryting
Win911 - Export alarms for editing?

At one site we just got the latest version of Win911 for producing notification email/text. This latest version is web based and all the configuration, etc go through a web portal. We are using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By harryting
I never really used a PC to do control work...

I never really used a PC to do control work without admin-right. While I can't cite specific instances and circumstances, I'm quite sure some older Rockwell software can't function correctly without...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By harryting
Well, something doesn't add up. RSWho is RSLinx'...

Well, something doesn't add up. RSWho is RSLinx' default view so what exactly do you mean by "I can find plc in RSLinx"?

RSWho screen "remembers" past connection in Ethernet/IP driver and all the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By harryting
I used an EIP to EIP gateway from Anybus before...

I used an EIP to EIP gateway from Anybus before for similar purpose. I did it to avoid "IT entanglement". It acted like a virtual interposing relay board. If you have V20 or higher then you can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By harryting
It's missing a flux capacitor.

It's missing a flux capacitor.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,760
Posted By harryting
Just had a rough morning with FT View ME so my...

Just had a rough morning with FT View ME so my thought is tinted still. I intent to rip out all PV+ eventually.

I do remember View SE seems ok compared to the other market leader like iFix and WW...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By harryting
The first suspect is your laptop. Is that the...

The first suspect is your laptop. Is that the very same one (OS and all) used by the last tech?

Keep in mind that this is a bit of black art dealing with very old PLC. I went through the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 3rd, 2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By harryting
If you are using Iginition or other web based...

If you are using Iginition or other web based HMI, I would consider using thin-client instead of full PC.

If have you have to go with full PC, one of the best I used are the one from SEL. I got...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By harryting
As best as I can tell, you have 2 output and 1...

As best as I can tell, you have 2 output and 1 (?) input in play here:

Loader Output - That when energized, get the product ready to be dropped, when de-energized, drop the product onto the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By harryting
I didn't have time to read through the latest...

I didn't have time to read through the latest posting. maybe later in the day... however, now seeing the graph and read your OP again. I'm confused on WHY you wouldn't run the conveyor when...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By harryting
Another suggestion, be strict and clear on tag...

Another suggestion, be strict and clear on tag description. F8:3 should not be a "conclusion" if it really is the analog of the laser measure. You can have a comparison of F8:3 to a variable or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By harryting
Disclaimer: I dont' fully understand the process...

Disclaimer: I dont' fully understand the process yet, maybe a diagram will help. This is just a quick first impression.

- I'm not sure it's a typo or not but do you realize you repeat the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By harryting
Danger Mr. Robinson!

Danger Mr. Robinson!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By harryting
Don't you have guys who run "interference" for...

Don't you have guys who run "interference" for you? When I was working for an integrator, one of the guy on the commissioning team would engage in conversation with whoever trying to engage me, thus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 512
Posted By harryting
The idea is to tell the program where the PLCs...

The idea is to tell the program where the PLCs are.

The Design Tab tells the program how to get to the PLC from your computer (where you are designing the project).

The Runtime Tab tells the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,455
Posted By harryting
Ok, let's get our terminology down. First, get...

Ok, let's get our terminology down. First, get an understanding of what a NTP server does.

On the internet, there are publicly available NTP server such as time2.google.com. It's typically how...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,455
Posted By harryting
I don't know much about the AOI. However, the IP...

I don't know much about the AOI. However, the IP address it request should be quite self-explanatory. It's whatever the IP address for your NTP server.

Any Windows machine can be a NTP server. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By harryting
Ken gave really detailed answer here already: ...

Ken gave really detailed answer here already:

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=123272
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By harryting
Bump. Ran into this problem for the 1st time...

Bump. Ran into this problem for the 1st time yesterday while setting up a repaired laptop.

This problem only shows up on locally hosted license. Borrowed license from a remote server doesn't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,158
Posted By harryting
Agreed.

Agreed.
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