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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:39 PM
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Posted By shawn_75
B-SCADA Help

I'm test driving B-SCADA. Has anyone connected to a MicroLogix 1100 or SLC 5/04 (using NET-ENI)? The only examples they provide show how to connect to a Compact / Control Logix.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 08:16 PM
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Views: 754
Posted By shawn_75
I use an old US Army field table at work. The...

I use an old US Army field table at work. The one that is just a table without the bins on the side. I've done fiber terminations on it, tore down and adjusted cameras on it, etc... It holds up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By shawn_75
I got it to read from an SLC 5/03 via a NET-ENI...

I got it to read from an SLC 5/03 via a NET-ENI today with very little effort. Nice work! What in particular would you like tested? I have a SLC 5/05, ML1000, ML1500, and ML1100 available to me.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By shawn_75
I could not agree more. I will pull a fiber...

I could not agree more. I will pull a fiber without giving it a second thought these days. My decision point - is it over 300'? If so, fiber. Buy yourself a termination kit for the style of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By shawn_75
The first command loads your string into the...

The first command loads your string into the first preset/memory location. The second command tells it to actually print. I'm guessing that you can configure it to print from the first preset using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By shawn_75
\ tells the ML1400 to transmit that character as...

\ tells the ML1400 to transmit that character as hexadecimal.

For example. If you transmit \d, a carriage return is sent on the wire. Literally, 0d is sent on the wire.

If you transmit d, the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By shawn_75
Full disclosure, I never used one of these...

Full disclosure, I never used one of these printers. I'm just reading from their manual and I have some ASCII and hex experience with MicroLogix. Below is using the Extended protocol. I can't find...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By shawn_75
Which protocol do you plan to use? Programmable...

Which protocol do you plan to use? Programmable or Extended? Also, what is the source of the data that will be printed?

Both Telesis protocols use printed along with unprinted characters. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By shawn_75
The Controller Communications tab under...

The Controller Communications tab under Controller Properties is where you can change the node number.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By shawn_75
Axis cameras have a pretty decent partner program...

Axis cameras have a pretty decent partner program where developers do some rather specialized firmware for things like counting people and virtual security barriers. One of these suppliers could...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,663
Posted By shawn_75
I like to use Cisco switches because I've found...

I like to use Cisco switches because I've found them to be highly reliable and they also provide Cisco Network Assistant. I also have no shame in admitting that I do not, nor do I care to, know...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By shawn_75
Connect it to a network with a DHCP server that...

Connect it to a network with a DHCP server that will assign it an IP address you can access from your PC.

From the command line:

telnet [ip address DHCP assigned it] 1500

Through this telent...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By shawn_75
https://www.digi.com/products/rabbit These...

https://www.digi.com/products/rabbit

These ain't bad.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By shawn_75
I'd start with a loopback cable on the serial...

I'd start with a loopback cable on the serial port. Transmit your data on the loopback using both LabView and YAT. See if they are the same.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By shawn_75
Set your ACL Receive Buffer to "Yes" in your rung...

Set your ACL Receive Buffer to "Yes" in your rung 002
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By shawn_75
Does your PLC control boot up of the scanner? If...

Does your PLC control boot up of the scanner? If not, wire it so that it does then you'll always know when the unwanted data will be arriving and can deal with it accordingly.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By shawn_75
I'm doing the same thing with a relay between to...

I'm doing the same thing with a relay between to control stations for a camera. It is running flawlessly at 2400 baud. Have you (can you) lower the baud rate?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By shawn_75
Have the device's alarm output go to 2 relays...

Have the device's alarm output go to 2 relays where the coils are wired in parallel. One relay is wired to the NO contacts and the second is wired to the NC contacts. Your DCS would look for both...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By shawn_75
There does not seem to be any public API for...

There does not seem to be any public API for Intel RAID controllers. I know nothing of iFix, but this seems to be the best solution for .NET programming. Perhaps you could implement something...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By shawn_75
You'll need something like a LanTronix XPress DR...

You'll need something like a LanTronix XPress DR to do your conversion to RS232 and back to RS422. A DIGI IAP will do it too. I wouldn't even put the 1000 in the mix and just let your PC read the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By shawn_75
Can you MOV or COP the N7 value to a ST9 word and...

Can you MOV or COP the N7 value to a ST9 word and AWT it from there? Also, the ML1100 updates seconds on even numbers only. Not sure if that will be a problem with your seconds display if you're...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By shawn_75
Perhaps he's not a grade a idiot and is just...

Perhaps he's not a grade a idiot and is just providing an answer that he is sure will work and won't provide problems for him in the future. After all, the OP DID appear to ask the com guy for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By shawn_75
Who makes the camera? They probably have a .NET...

Who makes the camera? They probably have a .NET activeX you can download and use in your project.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,483
Posted By shawn_75
The data center positions are currently quite...

The data center positions are currently quite popular on the ex-Navy Nuke job boards.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,483
Posted By shawn_75
How about we all start applying and going to job...

How about we all start applying and going to job interviews for those welder/fabricator/program manager/controls tech/PLC programmer/toilet unclogger positions that want to pay $12 an hour with the...
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