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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Highland Controls
The MP3300iec can certainly be controlled via...

The MP3300iec can certainly be controlled via Ethernet/IP, but you will need to make a custom application program in the 3300iec. Depending on what you want to do, using a version of the SigmaLogix...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By Highland Controls
Make sure your customer knows this is an...

Make sure your customer knows this is an estimation of force. Also, you haven't mentioned what controller you are using, but it might be possible to use MC_TorqueControl instead. That would be a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By Highland Controls
Yes, you are ignoring efficiency of your...

Yes, you are ignoring efficiency of your mechanics. You need to take into account the losses. Gearbox is probably about 93% efficient and belt is probably about 97% efficient. You should be able...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Highland Controls
Still don't know what ABB device is sending the...

Still don't know what ABB device is sending the data and what device is reading it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Highland Controls
Do you have it set up at a UINT on your...

Do you have it set up at a UINT on your end(whatever that is, please tell us)?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Highland Controls
Actually, you will need the Sigma7 MP2600iec to...

Actually, you will need the Sigma7 MP2600iec to get the encoder input.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Highland Controls
I second Automax's recommendation.

I second Automax's recommendation.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 9th, 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Highland Controls
I don't know much about Omron, but every other...

I don't know much about Omron, but every other servo vendor I have worked with accommodates 3rd party motors. The exception is Yaskawa. The biggest thing is getting the feedback to match.


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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By Highland Controls
Sounds like you would be better off using digital...

Sounds like you would be better off using digital and analog I/O vs comms. Do you know what options your Alicat has?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By Highland Controls
I recently did a CR1000 project, and no real...

I recently did a CR1000 project, and no real problems other than the touchscreen won't work right if the mounting screws are too tight. A little disconcerting since I have never come across that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,741
Posted By Highland Controls
I am assuming there is a high ratio gearhead on...

I am assuming there is a high ratio gearhead on the servomotor.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,627
Posted By Highland Controls
Quickbooks helps with accounting. There are...

Quickbooks helps with accounting. There are still several regulatory filings you need to do. I have sales tax reporting(even though no taxable sale). You will more than likely need a vendor's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,627
Posted By Highland Controls
I have been in business for 7 years and am...

I have been in business for 7 years and am winding it down. The right job opportunity presented itself to me, so I took it. All good advice above. The part I hated was accounting. Even if you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Highland Controls
I did not like iX Developer at all. Pretty...

I did not like iX Developer at all. Pretty powerful, but confusing to figure out.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Highland Controls
Please specify which Beijer package you are...

Please specify which Beijer package you are asking about.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Highland Controls
You are confusing input ratings with output...

You are confusing input ratings with output ratings. If you need an interposing relay for voltage reasons(you probably don't), then that coil current rating is what you should be concerned about. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,050
Posted By Highland Controls
As aabeck states, rides usually come under the...

As aabeck states, rides usually come under the jurisdiction of a state inspector in the US. The worst are the fair rides that get put up and taken down every week. Appears there are cursory...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Highland Controls
I think what you are seeing is normal. Not sure...

I think what you are seeing is normal. Not sure why the 2 bytes get added, but I don't think the heading name ever gets updated if a configuration change is made. I think it is a heading only and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Highland Controls
No, that is not possible. Yaskawa uses...

No, that is not possible. Yaskawa uses proprietary encoders, so in general, the motors only work with Yaskawa drives. I would stay with Yaskawa. Once you start replacing motors, the project...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Highland Controls
Yes, a good learning experience, but not a...

Yes, a good learning experience, but not a practical solution.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Highland Controls
I am a big fan of the IEC61131 style of...

I am a big fan of the IEC61131 style of programming, though KB's implementation of ladder is weird. CoDeSys handles ladder much more like I would expect. There should be very few controller errors...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Highland Controls
Function Block and Ladder in the Yaskawa IEC are...

Function Block and Ladder in the Yaskawa IEC are the same thing. These are not billed as PLC's, but rather motion controllers or small machine controllers. You can expand the I/O using the VIPA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 9th, 2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Highland Controls
Yes, last Banner class I went to cost the same or...

Yes, last Banner class I went to cost the same or less than the price of the controller they gave you.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Highland Controls
Don't let the LabVIEW programmer tell you he is...

Don't let the LabVIEW programmer tell you he is sending the termination character because he has it selected in the Configure Serial Port VI. That is only used for reading data.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Highland Controls
As Mispeld pointed out, this is likely a...

As Mispeld pointed out, this is likely a termination character issue. LabVIEW doesn't send a termination character by default. It need to be appended programmatically. The YAT program is probably...
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