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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By jstolaruk
I use the FPD to isolate motion and non-motion...

I use the FPD to isolate motion and non-motion output power; typically the FPD is powered when safe conditions exist (safety relay).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By jstolaruk
I found in the last 5069 commission that the...

I found in the last 5069 commission that the inut modules are very sensitive to noise on the input signal wires; more so than 1769 or 1734 inputs. Extra care had to be taken to route wiring father...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By jstolaruk
Module configuration will dictate if a controller...

Module configuration will dictate if a controller controller fautl occurs if the connection fails while in Run Mode. See the Connection Properties of the module and the setting "Major Fault On...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By jstolaruk
Yes, he wouldn't been able to add it into the io...

Yes, he wouldn't been able to add it into the io tree without first defining a communications module but it is a good pointer for those who have never commissioned a 1756 system.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By jstolaruk
Shouldn't have any problems. There may be some...

Shouldn't have any problems. There may be some fancy I/O modules that the AENTR can't talk to (just guessing here) but if it can be added to the I/O tree, good to go.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By jstolaruk
I've done several projects with the 5069 and am...

I've done several projects with the 5069 and am commissioning the first using a 5069 guardlogix; nothing unusual other than mapping of 5069 io is not straight forward and 5069 safety io is not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 8th, 2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By jstolaruk
Look at NATs ...

Look at NATs

https://ab.rockwellautomation.com/Networks-and-Communications/Network-Address-Translation-Device
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 2nd, 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By jstolaruk
RA's AOIs can't access variables outside of their...

RA's AOIs can't access variables outside of their own scope unless passed to them as in/out parameters. You can nest AOIs inside of AOIs but passing variables is as I indicated. Variables declared...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By jstolaruk
Use the GSV instruction to detect when...

Use the GSV instruction to detect when communications is lost. I've run into similar situations, I used the GSV to detect the comm loss and cycled power of the device using a relay.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By jstolaruk
Ha! Basti504 you've saved the day, so the...

Ha! Basti504 you've saved the day, so the multi-window support is there, I wouldn't have thought of it. I right-mouse button clicked on the tabs and got nothing. Thanks again!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By jstolaruk
Sadly, a step backwards in Studio v31

Those that are using v31 may have noticed the new look, and that's fine and dandy, but the multiple window feature in the editting area is no longer. Earlier versions allowed two windows to be tiled...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,094
Posted By jstolaruk
That "new stuff" has been around five or six...

That "new stuff" has been around five or six years that I know of
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,094
Posted By jstolaruk
All Micrologix are on their way to being silver...

All Micrologix are on their way to being silver listed. I understand that sales guys are to start pushing the Micro800 Family (https://ab.rockwellautomation.com/Programmable-Controllers/Micro800). ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By jstolaruk
Not if it's programmed correctly and the Safety...

Not if it's programmed correctly and the Safety tall is locked. At
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By jstolaruk
The safety devices have to be wired into safety...

The safety devices have to be wired into safety rated inputs and then the safety logic is designed in the safety task which in turn drives safety outputs. The safety task has a host of safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By jstolaruk
The COP instruction is supported in all versions...

The COP instruction is supported in all versions of Micrologix and SLC and dates back to early PLC3 & PLC5s.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By jstolaruk
In my experience, when decisions made from the...

In my experience, when decisions made from the top with no thought to the technical, support, or commissioning headaches, I step aside and let someone else go through the pain. I hate letting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By jstolaruk
Once in a great while I'll be working on a...

Once in a great while I'll be working on a project file and either it has trouble downloading or faulting while programming offline. The fix for me has been to export it as a .L5K file (text) and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By jstolaruk
yes, i agree.

yes, i agree.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By jstolaruk
My bad, sorry about that.

My bad, sorry about that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By jstolaruk
I don't find a ramp-soak instruction in RS5000...

I don't find a ramp-soak instruction in RS5000 standard list of instructions. Sure it isn't someones AOI?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By jstolaruk
use the ADC option in the AOP, its in the Drive...

use the ADC option in the AOP, its in the Drive tab, just right of the upload & download buttons.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By jstolaruk
From any version of RSlogix or Studio, select...

From any version of RSlogix or Studio, select "HELP" from the menu, then select "ABOUT LOGIX DESIGNER" then "MORE INFO". This capture is from RSLogix v16 and shows I have many versions up through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By jstolaruk
No experience with that particular module but...

No experience with that particular module but I've used some of the other ProSoft products and had zero complaints.

Should work fine, though if you need DH+ and RIO at the same time, a phone call...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By jstolaruk
Yes, its been highly recommended here to install...

Yes, its been highly recommended here to install earlier versions first.
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