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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Steve Bailey
No picture attached. Extract the program and...

No picture attached.
Extract the program and configuration from the CPU, make a backup, and post it here.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Steve Bailey
Compressed air is the most expensive utility in...

Compressed air is the most expensive utility in just about every shop. When you're looking for ways to reduce your energy costs, you get the most bang for your buck by plugging leaks in your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By Steve Bailey
The battery on the 90-30 is located on the power...

The battery on the 90-30 is located on the power supply module as is the "BAT" LED. Given that and the fact that you're losing RAM memory I suspect a bad connection between the base plate and either...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
The only reason I'd expect a version mismatch...

The only reason I'd expect a version mismatch between the two targets would be if the EBI target contained a module that didn't exist in the Proficy version used to program the HMI/control target.
I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Steve Bailey
Are you sure you successfully downloaded the...

Are you sure you successfully downloaded the firmware? Did you get confirmation on the Panel Mate's transfer screen that the download was complete?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Steve Bailey
Why do you feel the need to uninstall a driver?...

Why do you feel the need to uninstall a driver? If you need to install a different driver, I believe you can overwrite one that's already there. Does it do any harm to leave a driver installed if the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Steve Bailey
Upon pondering my earlier response, I'm not sure...

Upon pondering my earlier response, I'm not sure whether all Panel Mate maodels are limited to one driver at a time. If there is a way to delete a driver from a unit without overwriting it with a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
Do you know what PME SIM you were running when...

Do you know what PME SIM you were running when you created the QPEBI project?
When I first opened it I was at PME version 9.5, SIM3. When I made the PANEL the active target and performed a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Steve Bailey
I think you download a different driver. The...

I think you download a different driver. The Panel Mate only holds one driver at a time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Steve Bailey
In the spirit of the Sundance Kid asking Butch...

In the spirit of the Sundance Kid asking Butch Cassidy if he used enough dynamite (or was it the other way around?), did you use a big enough font there, nutcase?
The Rx3i is the successor to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Steve Bailey
I'd say that anything that was installed new in...

I'd say that anything that was installed new in the last dozen years give or take was programmed with Proficy Machine Edition. Version 9.5 is the current version. The newer versions of PME will be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
Can you post the project you were referring to in...

Can you post the project you were referring to in posts #14 and #15 with the ten screen captures. The project I posted followed the same steps as you described plus I downloaded the I/O target to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
It looks like you are trying to enter variables...

It looks like you are trying to enter variables wherever the software is calling for IP addresses. You need to enter actual IP addresses. The same applies to produced EGD exchange IDs.
At some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By Steve Bailey
If the HMI won't let you link a tag to a system...

If the HMI won't let you link a tag to a system variable, then in the PLC program copy the system variable to a variable that the HMI can access.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Steve Bailey
The encoder has a current limit. Adding a...

The encoder has a current limit. Adding a parallel device increases the required current. You could be OK as long as the current draw does not exceed the rating of the encoder. Add up the current...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Steve Bailey
When using Latch instructions many people like to...

When using Latch instructions many people like to see the logic to unlatch a bit in the same place as the logic to latch it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By Steve Bailey
You've given no context to help anyone understand...

You've given no context to help anyone understand your question, so I offered a possible explanation. You haven't even identified which of dozens of HMIs you're dealing with.
IF you're dealing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By Steve Bailey
A question best asked of the programmer of the...

A question best asked of the programmer of the HMI. One reason could be that the missing screens are related to options not present on the machine.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Steve Bailey
I don't believe that LM90 software is available...

I don't believe that LM90 software is available from GE's website. They used to include LM90 on the installation disks for VersaPro software, but VersaPro was replaced by Proficy Machine Edition more...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Steve Bailey
That directory, C:\PMConfig\Model was where I saw...

That directory, C:\PMConfig\Model was where I saw many .db files, but none of them bear the same name as any of the individual projects that I can open. It looks like the Panelmate Power Pro software...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Steve Bailey
Looking through the various directories in the...

Looking through the various directories in the Panemate Power Pro software, I see many files with .db extensions. None of them appear to be specific to a single project. Which one do you think you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
The errors I pointed out in post #11 were in the...

The errors I pointed out in post #11 were in the project you linked to in post #10, not the project I attached in post #9. In the project I attached Target1 runs on my laptop (IP address 3.0.0.127)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
In the "Network" tab for the EBI001 module in...

In the "Network" tab for the EBI001 module in your "NEW_EBI" target is configured as the same IP address as the "TRASPORTI" target. Both are at 192.168.100.101. NEW_EBI should be 192.168.100.123....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
Here's a project that works on my bench. Created...

Here's a project that works on my bench. Created using PME 7.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Steve Bailey
I don't know whether or not it applies to the...

I don't know whether or not it applies to the setup giving you problems, but in the project you posted there are discrepancies between the hardware configuration of the Remote_01 target and node 1 of...
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