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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By cardosocea
It surprises me that this isn't common rather...

It surprises me that this isn't common rather than being something we fight about.
The reality is that having this information in a clearly visible format is priceless for maintenance and even...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By cardosocea
In the short term it's definitely Covid causing...

In the short term it's definitely Covid causing havoc. At least near me, a large SI went under at the beginning of Covid (granted, there was a bit of mismanagement where they snubbed bread and butter...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By cardosocea
Isn't there an AOI for this? I know there's one...

Isn't there an AOI for this? I know there's one for n-State device, but it's likely overkill?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By cardosocea
I'm not sure what you're on about James... ...

I'm not sure what you're on about James...

T3 is the temperature level under which equipment can be installed in that area. So T4, 5 and 6 will do.

IIB is the gas group that the equipment...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By cardosocea
That's exactly what I mentioned.

That's exactly what I mentioned.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By cardosocea
I personally prefer this one: ...

I personally prefer this one:

https://mall.industry.siemens.com/mall/en/ww/Catalog/Product/6GK1571-1AA00
Not that it would matter for this application, but it's far more robust.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By cardosocea
I can't remember now, but I've seen a function...

I can't remember now, but I've seen a function that would take in an input array, output array, in and out signal and would map inbetween.

This allowed you to map, say, 0-20% of the input to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By cardosocea
I'll throw in Bartec and Pepperl-Fuchs for HMI...

I'll throw in Bartec and Pepperl-Fuchs for HMI and Thin clients respectively.

When the customer says intrinsically safe, what's his understanding of it? I've seen chemists requesting Exd devices...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,529
Posted By cardosocea
The setup I inherited is now a jumbled mess of...

The setup I inherited is now a jumbled mess of systems and the guy before me was planning to install everything on VLANs.
The way we would have our engineering station accessing all VLANs was by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By cardosocea
I have a mix of L32E, L35E, L33 and L36 on site. ...

I have a mix of L32E, L35E, L33 and L36 on site.

Bought an L36ER to be the backup for all of them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By cardosocea
All of those are number representations... same...

All of those are number representations... same number, different way of us understanding it. Same as you can program a number into a variable in c by using 0b, 0x, etc... prefixes to the number. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By cardosocea
These two are redundant... if the brother in law...

These two are redundant... if the brother in law has enough knowledge to specify technical requirements of the PLC, he'll be specifying the PLC itself. If he doesn't, then most PLC's will meet the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By cardosocea
Both Rockwell and Siemens do conversions of old...

Both Rockwell and Siemens do conversions of old AB code into their new standard. My advice is not to bother with it and instead take the short term pain of a newly written program for long term gain...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By cardosocea
I'd go with Siemens... Their offering in hardware...

I'd go with Siemens... Their offering in hardware is great and most vendors work with their main protocols (Profinet/Profibus). If you already have profibus network, a brand new Siemens PLC still...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 4th, 2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By cardosocea
Wouldn't password control do it? A firewall?

Wouldn't password control do it?
A firewall?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By cardosocea
How are the cards configured? I believe it was...

How are the cards configured? I believe it was possible to turn off diagnostics in the settings of it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 1st, 2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By cardosocea
Both really... I see REvolution Pi is mostly used...

Both really... I see REvolution Pi is mostly used for data gathering or small control (like the water tank). Codesys is used in many platforms, but I wonder how common it is to just use vanilla...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 1st, 2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By cardosocea
Is this for an active device to be used in...

Is this for an active device to be used in industry? I've been playing with Codesys lately and it seems quite neat and with nice features (though a visit to the dentist is more enjoyable than using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 30th, 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By cardosocea
There are now two Raspberry Pi Licenses for...

There are now two Raspberry Pi Licenses for Codesys. One's 50€ and the other 75€.



The more expensive one runs takes advantage of MultiCore Raspberry Pi's and is the one they advise for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By cardosocea
I was under the impression 1719 also allowed hot...

I was under the impression 1719 also allowed hot swap of modules...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By cardosocea
I had the same issue running VMware and couldn't...

I had the same issue running VMware and couldn't for the life of me understand what needed changing to keep the aspect correct.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By cardosocea
Do you have access to a 5000 or 500 based PLC? I...

Do you have access to a 5000 or 500 based PLC? I find that training where you pay money are usually worth it when you bring questions already rather than listen only to what you're being told as it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 28th, 2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,995
Posted By cardosocea
Commenting is important, as is keeping to a...

Commenting is important, as is keeping to a standard in coding (a lot doesn't have to be said if it's consistent), deleting dead code and updating IO lists and address tags/symbols. Obviously a lot...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 28th, 2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,515
Posted By cardosocea
I'd risk saying it's the translation from latin...

I'd risk saying it's the translation from latin languages...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 26th, 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,515
Posted By cardosocea
You can start some motors in delta directly......

You can start some motors in delta directly... not ideal, but for smaller ones it's fairly common to see.
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