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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,518
Posted By Lancie1
Hey, Steve! Yes, I survived my ordeal with a...

Hey, Steve!
Yes, I survived my ordeal with a deadly disease called Acute Blastomycosis (16% survival rate). It gave me a reason now to enjoy life more.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,518
Posted By Lancie1
Mr. Gibbs, Did you ever get the DPS software...

Mr. Gibbs,
Did you ever get the DPS software installed? I have a friend who may be facing the same problem, and would appreciate an update.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By Lancie1
Yes, and for just about any normal industrial...

Yes, and for just about any normal industrial circuit, if you mess with the control switches or there is a switch failure, it will not work correctly.

You have crippled your Photo Sensor in Rung 5...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lancie1
What happens if you select the same time period...

What happens if you select the same time period (6/26 to 6/30) as for the SS1.jpg "Everything" picture?

For the SS2 - SS4 pictures, it appears that no data had been recorded at that time for day...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,579
Posted By Lancie1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Laws_of_Roboti...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Laws_of_Robotics

I don't think we have been smart enough to build robots in 2015 using a mere 3 little rules invented in 1942. The problem is that Asimov's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By Lancie1
One reason to keep the C interposing contacts is...

One reason to keep the C interposing contacts is if you are using a HMI operator panel and need the C bits to display info on the panel.

Otherwise, you could delete the Sets, Resets, and most of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,761
Posted By Lancie1
Reading the above and using the standard...

Reading the above and using the standard definition for AND as meaning both inputs inclusive, then nothing will happen (no actions will be taken) when there is voltage at both input terminals at the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By Lancie1
I reviewed your program. I think it will work,...

I reviewed your program. I think it will work, but probably it is a little more complex than it needs to be. You could do away with the Sets and Resets to eliminate a rung or two.

One thing not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 1st, 2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lancie1
There is a small difference. The difference is...

There is a small difference. The difference is that with RSView32 Works, you can switch to Edit mode and make changes in the RSView Project, but in RSView Runtime, you cannot make changes. However...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lancie1
Just for future reference, which data register in...

Just for future reference, which data register in your Delta DVP-32EHT2 did all that damage? Looking at the Delta DVP data sheet, maybe it was one of the "S" Step Point registers.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,282
Posted By Lancie1
I second the AB MicroLogix 1100 for your...

I second the AB MicroLogix 1100 for your purposes. It has plenty of I/O, more than your Eaton ELC, plus it has the communications capabilities also, and free software.

The problem with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Lancie1
Here is a place to start for you. Looking at the...

Here is a place to start for you. Looking at the picture (a picture is worth 1000 words), your PLC would need to include the following Inputs and Outputs.

1. An encoder input for the Carriage...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,493
Posted By Lancie1
The KB Electronics Model KBGE-125C Chasis-Mounted...

The KB Electronics Model KBGE-125C Chasis-Mounted Fan Speed Controller with external heat sink (rated for 20 Amps max) should control your 1/2 HP 1-phase 120 volt AC fans. It is a triac-based...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lancie1
Yes, the wiring you showed is correct for the...

Yes, the wiring you showed is correct for the MicroLogix 1000 1761-L32BWA.

Because you are using an external 24 volt power supply, one thing to watch for on your next one is to be sure that wire...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lancie1
Yes, but there are some problems when using DDE...

Yes, but there are some problems when using DDE with Windows 7. You may be running against one of those problems. Many people are replacing DDE with the OPC Server. Do an "Advanced Search" on this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,248
Posted By Lancie1
Yes, it is the CCW or Reverse direction that...

Yes, it is the CCW or Reverse direction that requires 0 or negative voltage in the range of -3.5 to -6 volts, applied to the stepper driver terminals DIR+ and DIR-. In other words, the normal voltage...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lancie1
Because the DDE Server is left running even when...

Because the DDE Server is left running even when RSView closes, then probably the Data Logging that your customer is missing, was being done by the still-running DDE Server and not RSview.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By Lancie1
Thanks. I should stop guessing at these things.

Thanks. I should stop guessing at these things.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By Lancie1
"TOF" means Timer Off Delay, so it works sort of...

"TOF" means Timer Off Delay, so it works sort of opposite or the inverse of the TON (Timer On Delay). TOF means DN will be ON when the timer receives a true rung condition, and only time and the DN...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lancie1
Check to see if someone changed the backup *.DLG...

Check to see if someone changed the backup *.DLG Data Logging file (or the original was changed after the project was backed up) and the RSVIew project now has one of the 6 Data Logging Stop methods...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,990
Posted By Lancie1
Well, FFL and FFU always do one Position at a...

Well, FFL and FFU always do one Position at a time (1 per PLC scan). Whether they do more the next PLC cycle depends on your enabling trigger and other logic.

When R6:0.POS = R6:0.LEN, then the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By Lancie1
Search this site for "Excel OPC DDE". That should...

Search this site for "Excel OPC DDE". That should find about 85 threads on the topic of how to get data to or from an Excel spreasheet. Apparently the DDE server is now considered obsolete for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,248
Posted By Lancie1
Apparently the stepper driver is not protected...

Apparently the stepper driver is not protected against reverse voltage, so you must use from -3.5 to -6 volts only.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By Lancie1
Yes, but a momentary button presents the problem...

Yes, but a momentary button presents the problem of time - the time it takes to get the "1" from Excel into the PLC. It might be easier to use a maintained button that stays on for many seconds.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,757
Posted By Lancie1
Using a program such as Windows Exploer, find...

Using a program such as Windows Exploer, find where the RSLinx program is located on your computer (usually for Windows XP it is in "My Computer, Local Disk (C:\), Program Files, Rockwell Software,...
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