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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By OkiePC
I don't think the firmware revision makes any...

I don't think the firmware revision makes any difference for a DH+ Panelview Standard. I suspect your replacement unit has a bad DH+ port.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 16th, 2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By OkiePC
RSLogix Micro Developer is the one you want. I...

RSLogix Micro Developer is the one you want. I think we paid about $550 to purchase it for a customer about a year ago.

Sidenote: I mistakenly thought I could just install RSLogix 500 and later...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By OkiePC
Well I think RSLinx uses port 44818, so if you...

Well I think RSLinx uses port 44818, so if you are online with the PLC using RSLinx, then a port conflict might be hosing up the emulator. I am not sure if you can change the port number for the L5K...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By OkiePC
I just did this and so far so good. Although...

I just did this and so far so good. Although there were times where I had no problems before. This upgrade also included the requirement to update Factory Talk Services Platform which might be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By OkiePC
Yes, the Click has free software and it is pretty...

Yes, the Click has free software and it is pretty decent.

The newer Ethernet units are really pretty nice and we are using them for simple projects where space in a constraint.
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By OkiePC
Do you have your emulator ports mapped to the...

Do you have your emulator ports mapped to the proper PC ports? I have not used the emulator with a Logix5K processor in quite some time, and I don't remember which driver I was using but it did work...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By OkiePC
I believe that is a port used by RSLinx...

I believe that is a port used by RSLinx autobrowse. If you have RSLinx installed on this machine, make sure RSLinx is not running.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By OkiePC
What build of Crimson? What PC OS are you using?...

What build of Crimson? What PC OS are you using?



Sure, just set the text color to flashing (on the object, not at the tag properties). Use the tag value as the enable for the flash...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By OkiePC
Well, I hadn't thought about that. We have v10 on...

Well, I hadn't thought about that. We have v10 on disc but I just checked and I am still running version 9. I will go ahead and upgrade tomorrow when I have more time.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By OkiePC
I run the emulator all the time on a win64...

I run the emulator all the time on a win64 machine. About 1 in 1000 times, I will see an error which results in me having to go into services and stop g3sim.exe

99% of the time when sending...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By OkiePC
Thanks harryting. Even though my issue is with...

Thanks harryting. Even though my issue is with RSLogix 500, fixes that apply to anything with a RA license may help. I am quite certain it is related to the hunt for a license.

I don't think it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By OkiePC
I just tried the workaround in that technote and...

I just tried the workaround in that technote and it did not fix this problem for me. I appreciate it though. That is not one i had seen before.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By OkiePC
The last time I worked with GML commander, we...

The last time I worked with GML commander, we were using Windows 2000 with a native serial port. You might try setting compatibility mode to something old like Win98.

I have often forced my USB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By OkiePC
No VM. I do run Factory Talk View Studio in...

No VM. I do run Factory Talk View Studio in Windows Virtual PC occasionally, but everything else is on the host PC.

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit Dell Latitude with 8GB Ram.

I'll get back to you on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By OkiePC
RSLogix 500 slow to start

This only happens when I am connected to the internet or to a VPN. It is as if the license manager is looking every where in the universe for my license except the local hard drive.

I have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By OkiePC
I have seen scrambled characters appear in the...

I have seen scrambled characters appear in the terminal window when I had the baud rate wrong, which was surprising. It has been so many years ago, I don't recall whether I needed 9600 and had 19.2k...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By OkiePC
PID would probably work well here using the inlet...

PID would probably work well here using the inlet pressure as the PV and with a setpoint set with a small safety factor above the minimum allowed for smooth pump operation. Once it is well tuned,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By OkiePC
Narrow your ladder view just to the point before...

Narrow your ladder view just to the point before it rung-wraps. Screen shot just the ladder window. Use paint.net (www.getpaint.net) if necessary to crop, resize save with compression to met forum...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By OkiePC
Are you doing all this logic in a Red Lion? This...

Are you doing all this logic in a Red Lion? This is really a job for a retentive timer in a PLC. Tell us more about the specific hardware you are using.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By OkiePC
Yes. That too. In a former life, we had a...

Yes. That too.

In a former life, we had a bunch of machines with servo drives that were designed with plug-in relays that had gold plated bifurcated contacts used to switch the enable signal and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By OkiePC
That particular model of Micrologix has FET...

That particular model of Micrologix has FET outputs for points 2 through 7 (Group 2). This type of output requires a DC common signal be wired to the terminal marked "COM 2" in order to work...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By OkiePC
For this type of signal a sealed relay with gold...

For this type of signal a sealed relay with gold plated contacts may work reasonably well. Low voltage and low current signals don't always travel well across standard relay alloys when there is the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,155
Posted By OkiePC
I used to work with a guy who came in the break...

I used to work with a guy who came in the break room and plopped down after working his tail off most of the shift. He was complaining about his luck with motor direction:

"You would think I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 369
Posted By OkiePC
The PLC scan time is usually under 10ms for that...

The PLC scan time is usually under 10ms for that model, but the analog input update time might be around 100ms (wag from memory).

EDIT: On the expansion module advanced configuration you can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 369
Posted By OkiePC
I would check the level to be GRT or GEQ a value...

I would check the level to be GRT or GEQ a value about half the amplitude. Then monitor for a set amount of time while storing the highest value received. At the end of the "record" period, pass or...
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