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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2021, 07:19 AM
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Posted By AustralIan
+1 R_Trig

+1 R_Trig
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2021, 03:20 PM
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Views: 526
Posted By AustralIan
I think ST is more than just learning the syntax,...

I think ST is more than just learning the syntax, it is learning the way to set out ST for common automation scenarios.


This guy, Tom, in the Netherlands has a book on ST. It is called: PLC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By AustralIan
Well, while this transformer is rated for 42A, it...

Well, while this transformer is rated for 42A, it will put out 720A on short circuit.

rQx should have said
"You size them according to what fuse you choose, unless you choose a fuse 15 times...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 5th, 2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By AustralIan
This should be yourVariableName AT %IB408 :...

This should be
yourVariableName AT %IB408 : ARRAY [0...17] OF BYTE;
The %IB408 is the starting address of the array block.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 27th, 2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,515
Posted By AustralIan
All good jaoco. I think you were under pressure a...

All good jaoco. I think you were under pressure a bit having to work the Christmas period. Sorry your thread turned into this.
Let's bury this thread in the hole that 2020 was and all have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 25th, 2020, 09:13 AM
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Views: 2,515
Posted By AustralIan
Mr Joaco, please, I am only saying this because I...

Mr Joaco, please, I am only saying this because I want you and your colleagues to have a safe and happy Christmas, and return home safe and sound to your loved ones. I cannot in good conscious...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 25th, 2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,515
Posted By AustralIan
It is ok to contact an electrician in this case.

It is ok to contact an electrician in this case.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 25th, 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,515
Posted By AustralIan
You should ask help from your local motor...

You should ask help from your local motor salesman or Motor Starter salesman, or even any local qualified electrician. Not knowing this fundamental information about star delta starting could mean...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2020, 03:14 PM
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Views: 449
Posted By AustralIan
Yes, this one you can see the made in USA sticker...

Yes, this one you can see the made in USA sticker on the side
eBay.de ntron...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Hi Alfredo, Thanks for debugging it and adding...

Hi Alfredo, Thanks for debugging it and adding some features :D.
I could not find a cause of PLC crash in the WRITE_TAG()... but there was an error. Line 122 of WRITE_TAG should read:

IF...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Hi Alfredo, Colonel. Can you check out my...

Hi Alfredo, Colonel.
Can you check out my READ_TAG / WRITE_TAG FB's?
It needs that dummy DINT[2] in the CLX to establish a connection.

So far I think it will only work with non-structured,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Alfredo, your suggestion to find the instance...

Alfredo, your suggestion to find the instance number, is exactly steps 1 through 5 of this document.

An alternative is this code here, which can read any tag in a single message....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By AustralIan
Nope. Use a branch to do the OR operation.

Nope.
Use a branch to do the OR operation.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Alfredo, that's fantastic news! Those green...

Alfredo, that's fantastic news! Those green arrows are always a treat. :beerchug:
I am curious to know what datatype dummy is in the Logix Processor.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
See this post for getting around it with the...

See this post for getting around it with the message router.
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showpost.php?p=867743&postcount=10

Yeah, that library looks like it will do it for you. Let us know if...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Really just using a dummy variable for the...

Really just using a dummy variable for the produce tag. The idea is this establishes a class1 connection which pushes the state machine from "connecting" to "running". Once running, the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Alfredo, Produced Tags are, as the CODESYS...

Alfredo, Produced Tags are, as the CODESYS scanner would see it, Target -> Scanner. In your screenshot you have 0 bytes in there and 40 in Scanner to Target.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
Alfredo, make sure you have those tags in your...

Alfredo, make sure you have those tags in your Connection set up as produce tags on the CPLX.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
I have done some playing with two codesys PLCs,...

I have done some playing with two codesys PLCs, and you have it right: with no connections listed on the Remote Adapter's Connections tab, it does not go to Running. Adding a valid connection gets it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
> I have a RPi with a license but it is at my...

> I have a RPi with a license but it is at my office
> My RPi with the license is on the boat
You can use the soft PLC (Codesys Control Win V3 [x64]) that can be installed with the codesys IDE....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,089
Posted By AustralIan
I think you would need to implement chapter 2 of...

I think you would need to implement chapter 2 of 1756-pm020 (https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/pm/1756-pm020_-en-p.pdf) .
You could use the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By AustralIan
The newer 5380 compactlogix will go to ten mb...

The newer 5380 compactlogix will go to ten mb with two Ethernet ports that can have two different IP addresses. Will fit in that 1768 footprint too...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By AustralIan
Thanks kallileo. Minimal test would probably be...

Thanks kallileo. Minimal test would probably be connecting to a public MQTT broker, and installing MQTT.fx to read the payloads. The library does not yet act as an Sparkpkug "SCADA/IIoT Host Node",...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By AustralIan
Open source Sparkplug B library for codesys

Hi guys. I have collaborated with a friend from the Netherlands to bring together a Sparkplug B library for codesys. Check it out here (https://forge.codesys.com/prj/mqttsparkplugb/) at codesys'...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By AustralIan
A 400v motor can either have 400V/690V windings...

A 400v motor can either have 400V/690V windings or 230V/400V windings. Make sure you get the 230V/400V version. In 7.5kW, 400/690 is the more common as it is needed for 400V star delta starters.
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