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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Paully's5.0
Pretty sure he meant "if I was in your shoes, I...

Pretty sure he meant "if I was in your shoes, I would ....", I doubt he is offering to write an example.

Batching is one of those OJT things, but if you can find a training course for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Paully's5.0
To summarize, a true "batch" recipe has 2...

To summarize, a true "batch" recipe has 2 components. 1 - defined parameters and setpoints, 2 - procedure, or sequence in which to execute control system equipment.

Google ISA-88 also known as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By Paully's5.0
Plenty of places are running Ignition on a large...

Plenty of places are running Ignition on a large scale, hundreds of clients and hundreds of thousands of tags. There have been growing pains along the way as in 2010 when Ignition was introduced...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Paully's5.0
You could just install the Tag upload/download...

You could just install the Tag upload/download tool that should be included with the Logix install. You may even have it already, menu bar --> Tools --> Tag Upload Download Tool

An alternative to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Paully's5.0
Tag imports don't delete anything.

Tag imports don't delete anything.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Paully's5.0
Make a new tag in Logix that you need, then...

Make a new tag in Logix that you need, then export.

Find the new tag in the export, delete all other rows (except for the firs ~ 7 header rows). Use the single row as the template for all new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Paully's5.0
Assuming the Logix platform, an AOI. But an AOI...

Assuming the Logix platform, an AOI. But an AOI is more like a Function Block, AB doesn't really have a true "function" where you call it and a value returns. Closest would be just using a JSR and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Paully's5.0
Foundations of Modular Programming...

Foundations of Modular Programming (http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/rm/ia-rm001_-en-p.pdf)

Helps if you also education yourself of ISA-88
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Paully's5.0
Who's valve? You'd probably have to check...

Who's valve?

You'd probably have to check their documentation to be for sure, I don't know if node 31 address of 20 is equivalent to 62 address of 20A. From a "bits and bytes" perspective, it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Paully's5.0
I wouldn't do FlexIO, it's an aged platform and I...

I wouldn't do FlexIO, it's an aged platform and I have to believe will be cycled out as Flex 5000 comes into play. Plus with your low AI and AO counts, you're giving up a bunch of space for 3 IO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Paully's5.0
Panel shops only scope of work is to build the...

Panel shops only scope of work is to build the panel according to your drawings, good ones will ask to deviate if it means saving money, panel space or labor to build. Better ones will tell you where...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Paully's5.0
I like this, and agree that it has to be...

I like this, and agree that it has to be interactive for kids to have fun. Elevators and Traffic lights are not relatable to them.

In addition to jaden, make it a game? Redlight/green light....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Paully's5.0
Processor really just depends on how much logic...

Processor really just depends on how much logic you need to run your process.

1756-L8x are the newest, vary in memory size, but you may not need that much horsepower. CompactLogix is quite...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Paully's5.0
Ignition + Sepasoft OEE module Now, there...

Ignition + Sepasoft OEE module

Now, there will be licensing costs involved. However, you could do some proof of concept work with basic Ignition modules, basic understanding of OEE calculations...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,087
Posted By Paully's5.0
By the sounds of it, OP is programming some type...

By the sounds of it, OP is programming some type of filtration system. So the membranes will have an impact on pressure in the line, and it's probably ideal to run at an optimum pressure specific to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Paully's5.0
You are better off looking at Toolkit licensing,...

You are better off looking at Toolkit licensing, 8-5 support. Last time I looked into this it was ~ $5000/year. Enterprise toolkit as a consultant. Gives you everything you would need. You do need a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Paully's5.0
You can download Proposal Works from AB to get...

You can download Proposal Works from AB to get list prices. At least you can compare list pricing against their product line. You can plug in your multipliers if you have them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Paully's5.0
Nobody is going to give you a PROCEDURE for this,...

Nobody is going to give you a PROCEDURE for this, if you want a procedure read the Softlogix manual, after all you said you were learning.

1 - Install Softlogix
2 - Add virtual CPU
3 - Add...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By Paully's5.0
What is the resolution of the 55" screen? 1080P...

What is the resolution of the 55" screen? 1080P or is it 4K?

I assume your monitor is 1080P?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,116
Posted By Paully's5.0
Seems about right to me considering a 4 hour...

Seems about right to me considering a 4 hour minimum and 2am certainly would be a premium rate.

Not charging a 4 hour minimum opens you up to becoming an extension of their maintenance team and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Paully's5.0
Not if all the CIP connections are used so it may...

Not if all the CIP connections are used so it may not be possible.

You really need to understand what is using CIP connections and how many. For example your VSDs. IIRC, powerflex com cards used...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Paully's5.0
This refers to CIP connections. The L35E I...

This refers to CIP connections. The L35E I believe is limited to 32. CIP connections will be anything that communicates to the controller via remote IO, HMI/SCADA, PLC-PLC messages.

When it comes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Paully's5.0
Here is the ST, the AOI parameter input/output...

Here is the ST, the AOI parameter input/output definitions should be pretty obvious.


// Get PLC Time
GSV(WallClockTime,,localdatetime,DateTime[0]);

// Parse out PLC time to friendly format...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Paully's5.0
I use the system clock for this, built an AOI to...

I use the system clock for this, built an AOI to handle it but essentially I'm using a GSV to get the WallClockTime parts. I then use a one shot rise/fall on bit.0 of the time part I am interested in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 30th, 2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,172
Posted By Paully's5.0
I can't speak for geniusintraining or his...

I can't speak for geniusintraining or his usb-serial converter, but when it comes to USB-Serial converters the ones with the FTDI chipset seem to be the ones that "just work".

I've had good luck...
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