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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By tragically1969
Hmmmm, i don't think i would go that far, they...

Hmmmm, i don't think i would go that far, they are not great at responding but i can think of others that are far far worse !

Good product though !
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By tragically1969
What control do you want to do ? Ignoring...

What control do you want to do ?

Ignoring the control part I don't see the need for a PLC to be involved with this sort of application at all there is many many options for this most, we use...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By tragically1969
Just another thought on this, Is the issue...

Just another thought on this, Is the issue present when starting Explorer alone or is this just a runtime issue ?

What is Citect Runtime Manager telling you while the system is starting up in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By tragically1969
2 minutes to open run time could be normal,...

2 minutes to open run time could be normal, especially if there is lots of trend files, basically its impossible to say without knowing the size and architecture of your system.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By tragically1969
If you regard 15M as hassle i would hate to see...

If you regard 15M as hassle i would hate to see your definition of difficult !!

I think its great for extending WiFi and LAN in your home, but in an industrial environment, no thanks.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By tragically1969
Have a look at the Advantys OTB, the head module...

Have a look at the Advantys OTB, the head module with Ethernet comes with 12 inputs and 8 outputs, but you are going to need an enclosure, a local 24VDC supply etc. etc.

Is there any particular...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By tragically1969
As others have said, Ethernet is the way to go...

As others have said, Ethernet is the way to go with this one using a protocol of your choice, its a no brainer.

If you want to get fancy you could use ASI but an I/O island with Pt100 in and an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,469
Posted By tragically1969
That contactor is not a 24VDC contactor, it's...

That contactor is not a 24VDC contactor, it's just got a 24VDC coil, the contacts are rated AC3 (squirrel cage motor applications) which is not what you have, you were nearer the mark with your solid...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By tragically1969
I presume when you say Unity you are referring to...

I presume when you say Unity you are referring to Schneider's programming package Unity Pro, yes ?

There is lots of option in the Schneider world for messaging but firstly have a read up on the IO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By tragically1969
A better answer ? Perhaps if the OP detailed...

A better answer ?

Perhaps if the OP detailed what his PLC is, what model his temp sensors are and what he means by levels and the distances involved then somebody may be able to help, until then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By tragically1969
Ha ! With you on that one, we usually end up...

Ha ! With you on that one, we usually end up telling them how things are going to work based on some some vague and spurious spec that a 22 year old graduate consultant has written !
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,469
Posted By tragically1969
That's a solid state contractor, do you need...

That's a solid state contractor, do you need solid state ?

Apologies if you have detailed it already but what exactly are you switching with the contactors ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,469
Posted By tragically1969
Sounds like it is but without seeing the spec i...

Sounds like it is but without seeing the spec i can't say for sure
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,469
Posted By tragically1969
It does depend what you are switching, if you are...

It does depend what you are switching, if you are turning a light bulb on then use a relay, if you are running a motor or heavy load then you will need a contactor, however in this context i would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By tragically1969
Yes of course but i thought it would throw them a...

Yes of course but i thought it would throw them a line and let them come back with at least something a bit more detailed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By tragically1969
You might have guessed by now by the sarcastic...

You might have guessed by now by the sarcastic and one line answers that you have not added anywhere near enough detail for anybody to help you.

Have a read here and come back to us:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By tragically1969
Just turn 2 of them on.

Just turn 2 of them on.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By tragically1969
Sorry but you really do need to be more specific...

Sorry but you really do need to be more specific with your questions to get anything meaningful.

If the columns are on the screen then it's been programmed that way and is application specific,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By tragically1969
I have programmed thousands of Schneider Magelis...

I have programmed thousands of Schneider Magelis HMI's and Premimum PLC's, trouble is your problem is application specific and unfortunately without seeing the HMI and PLC application everything is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By tragically1969
I think the reason for lack of replies, myself...

I think the reason for lack of replies, myself included, is that your explanation doesn't make much sense.

For instance, you enter 0 m3/hr for min, and 500 m3/hr for max and get a readout of 2500...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By tragically1969
That's what check sync relays are for. The...

That's what check sync relays are for.

The OP's system sounds like its PV in parallel with Generation, but that's a guess as there isn't enough info to go on, without knowing the details then its...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By tragically1969
I don't understand what you mean without seeing a...

I don't understand what you mean without seeing a diagram.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By tragically1969
Under what situation would that happen ?

Under what situation would that happen ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By tragically1969
Electrical and mechanical damage. The...

Electrical and mechanical damage.

The generator supplier or system designer will normally dictate what protection hey need on the sets/system, ultimately its about asset protection, why risk...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By tragically1969
Yes it is but under normal standby use as a...

Yes it is but under normal standby use as a single set it’s not going to happen, however it is important if you are in sync with the mains supply or other generators as the biggest engine will always...
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