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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Firejo
What does your instructor say?

What does your instructor say?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 07:04 PM
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Views: 374
Posted By Firejo
Are you running RSLinx?

Are you running RSLinx?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Firejo
I wouldn’t mix the companies WAN and your SCADA...

I wouldn’t mix the companies WAN and your SCADA system. They both have two very different purposes and requirements and typically don’t get along very well. The existing routers will more than...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By Firejo
I was going to go out and see what was available...

I was going to go out and see what was available in the “CB” frequency range because products operating in that range tend to be very reliable and inexpensive. Then I looked into the Harmony...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By Firejo
Nice job. Satisfying, isn’t it? The only thing...

Nice job. Satisfying, isn’t it? The only thing I don’t like about finishing a job building it is most of the fun.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Firejo
sbaum's correct, that one got past me. The...

sbaum's correct, that one got past me. The MicroLogix 1100 is an EtherNet/IP PCCC device and the Micro820 is an EtherNet/IP CIP device. It should be possible to do a generic CIP message instruction...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Firejo
A “sink” output and a “relay” output are two very...

A “sink” output and a “relay” output are two very different things. A sinking output provides a path to ground through a solid-state circuit usually at a low capacity (100 to 200 mA). They are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Firejo
I think this is getting a little more complicated...

I think this is getting a little more complicated than it needs to be.
First if you were reading and writing integer files to and from the SLC there isn’t any reason you can’t use INT tags in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Firejo
That one is over my head. I’m an Allen Bradley...

That one is over my head. I’m an Allen Bradley guy and if you were looking to communicate via EtherNet/IP then yes, it is very easy but adding Linux to the equation means someone else will have to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Firejo
If you are going to use an Ethernet compatible...

If you are going to use an Ethernet compatible Micro820 then why not communicate to it (from the MicroLogix 1100) via Ethernet? I also don't see any reason why you would need to use Modbus TCP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Firejo
http://www.spectrumcontrols.com/products/inview/ ...

http://www.spectrumcontrols.com/products/inview/

The Spectrum InView used to be Rockwell products until Rockwell handed them over to Spectrum. The communications module uses a web browser so...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Firejo
http://www.spectrumcontrols.com/products/webport/

http://www.spectrumcontrols.com/products/webport/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 1st, 2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Firejo
I also forgot to mention that when using Modbus...

I also forgot to mention that when using Modbus with a PLC you need to have it set to PLC addressing.
http://www.modbustools.com/poll_base.html
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 1st, 2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Firejo
If you’re trying to use a modem to pass Modbus...

If you’re trying to use a modem to pass Modbus RTU you need one that is compatible with it. Modbus RTU uses gaps between words to identify the “end of message” and most modems (especially radio...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Firejo
I know that other AB PLC/PAC’s you can manipulate...

I know that other AB PLC/PAC’s you can manipulate certain types of errors so that they don’t halt the processor however I don’t know if that can be done in a Micro800. There is a startup...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Firejo
Data-Linc Group had a device called the Net620...

Data-Linc Group had a device called the Net620 which was basically an EtherNet/IP to DF1 bridge. You could put one at every MicroLogix1000 and access them via EtherNet/IP. However it's not on their...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 21st, 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Firejo
Page 83 talks about using the 1763-NC01 with...

Page 83 talks about using the 1763-NC01 with MicroLogix 1100's.
Having said that the pin out for all of the mini din ports is the same when it comes to communications (careful with power) so I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Firejo
I’ve learned over the years (using this web site)...

I’ve learned over the years (using this web site) that if someone presents a problem that leaves all of the field seasoned experts asking “why would you want to do that?”, it’s probably homework. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Firejo
Technically P/C wasn’t intended to be used the...

Technically P/C wasn’t intended to be used the way a lot of people are using it. It wasn’t designed to replace message instructions but rather create “real time” I/O. Messaging takes more time to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By Firejo
What about adding a MicroLogix 1100 (or 1400)...

What about adding a MicroLogix 1100 (or 1400) message to it and have it communicate ASCII to the printer?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Firejo
I believe that most states have laws stating that...

I believe that most states have laws stating that exempt employees have the right to refuse to work overtime unless there is a comp time policy.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 16th, 2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Firejo
Getting closer… ...

Getting closer…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NN266bhACg

Got it dialed in…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glZpRh7tn-I&feature=youtu.be
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Firejo
I made a combustion chamber because I thought I...

I made a combustion chamber because I thought I wasn’t getting enough fuel in the gun before it would get to rich. I was right.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xqg-ym8_PjU
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Firejo
Early tests ...

Early tests
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3GfIdXAFMw
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Firejo
Making progress ...

Making progress
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3sUP9K3Vn0
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