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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,654
Posted By PreLC
Tech Hi Jack, follow this thread for more info:...

Hi Jack, follow this thread for more info: http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?p=878691#post878691

Can't share link, they are going to require techconnect login.


Also for VM users,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By PreLC
Were you authenticating yourself with factorytalk...

Were you authenticating yourself with factorytalk security when you remotely logged on in the first place? I know this has a 10/10 on the vulnerability scale, but barely anyone I know uses these...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By PreLC
Are you folks using factory talk security...

Are you folks using factory talk security anyways? I integrated that into my plant a year ago and whenever I talk to external controls engineers I find that this feature isn't used in the first...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,985
Posted By PreLC
I haven't downloaded this image, but it might be...

I haven't downloaded this image, but it might be that it shows "Your windows has not been activated" initially until you activate it using a license server. And ofc for factorytalk software there is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,985
Posted By PreLC
Cool Just on the 23rd this month, they released a more...

Just on the 23rd this month, they released a more complete installer, with V20,21,24,28,30,31,32,33 all packaged in one install. They also released a VM with these software preinstalled. Big step to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,654
Posted By PreLC
For readers who might be interested, Rockwell now...

For readers who might be interested, Rockwell now has a 1st party VM which gets every version from V20-V33 preinstalled. This would be very useful for software management.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By PreLC
Yup that should do it, as long as everything in...

Yup that should do it, as long as everything in your networking path also has the 255.255.0.0 mask.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By PreLC
"Oh I'll just look for internet validation when I...

"Oh I'll just look for internet validation when I can't achieve my niche objective because of mistakes of my own". Then bash people trying to help others free of cost, online.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By PreLC
Hi Dock, also, can't we just let them error out?...

Hi Dock, also, can't we just let them error out? If they aren't connected, and physical conditions indicate this, isn't inhibition/uninhibition unnecessary?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By PreLC
Thanks Doc! I'll look into this more and try to...

Thanks Doc! I'll look into this more and try to get some in house. :bow:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By PreLC
This is great! I'll dig in and see how to...

This is great! I'll dig in and see how to configure an RJ45 male/female pair with power!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By PreLC
Thank you James, very useful. Stupid question,...

Thank you James, very useful. Stupid question, when is a return needed? Also, I like color coding and spiral wrap.


Can we not assign them unique IP addresses? Then look at the module's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By PreLC
Yeah, seems like the tag based alarming, and most...

Yeah, seems like the tag based alarming, and most new features, are available more on the newer L8 processors. This...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By PreLC
Music How do you transmit power and data to removable fixtures?

Hello,

As the name suggests, how do you run power, ethernet and pneumatics to tools/fixtures which are swappable based on part type?

I found some Balluff products:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By PreLC
Can you navigate to the link:...

Can you navigate to the link: 'C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop\Bolney 08_32 Steam Plant.apb'?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,140
Posted By PreLC
Some screenshots of what Phil was talking about: ...

Some screenshots of what Phil was talking about:

Multiple and more featureful/complicated ways to do this. Here's one:

Make a new user here: https://imgur.com/xCfb9FB
Call this user the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,140
Posted By PreLC
What are you talking about? Most standard PLCs...

What are you talking about? Most standard PLCs have the same Rockwell convention.
:shock:

Even if they didn't the maintenance staff would just end up doing an upload. The true fix is what Phil...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,413
Posted By PreLC
Any examples with AB? I've never used SFCs, they...

Any examples with AB? I've never used SFCs, they seem really easy and nice in theory. Not sure why it's not as widely adopted.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By PreLC
Bent/Corroded/Broken pins? Not seated in properly...

Bent/Corroded/Broken pins? Not seated in properly and just had an issue today?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By PreLC
Can you try pressing this:...

Can you try pressing this: https://imgur.com/8zghVNQ

Does it upload it again? If it does, I would just suggest uninstalling all EDS files and downloading them again.
Note: Upload for EDS only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By PreLC
While that is true for smaller in-lab projects,...

While that is true for smaller in-lab projects, sometimes if it's just a service the students are providing to the company, buying "tools" like Logix5k might be an option.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By PreLC
Depending on the part number and existing...

Depending on the part number and existing firmware level for all external modules, you can see compatibility with your processor with V31 loaded onto it. There is a chance that all you need to do is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By PreLC
So, what's the loss if you are connected to the...

So, what's the loss if you are connected to the AD?
I have actually set up Studio 5k to require log-on in order to do programming too, but that's something that is controlled by the administration...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By PreLC
I found this on Omron's website:...

I found this on Omron's website: https://industrial.omron.eu/en/products/cip-safety#specifications_ordering_info

This seem to have more info about how to spec a PLC that can do CIP safety.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By PreLC
As Toine suggested, there are plenty of IP...

As Toine suggested, there are plenty of IP scanners on the market. If you have a networking team in your plant they might be able to help you out too.

As long as you know the first octet, you can...
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