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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Austin1985
Lots of input here. Thanks everyone! The...

Lots of input here. Thanks everyone!

The flow meter does not have any output pulse that can be utilized. The system is all built, and I don't wish to add a periodic task, but I may have to. Noise...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Austin1985
Is this a new problem? Definitely change the...

Is this a new problem? Definitely change the switch as stu said, and maybe the cables. If the Ethernet cables run along something with high voltage or high frequency, then the Ethernet cables should...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Austin1985
ControlLogix Timer Accuracy

Hello!

How accurate would someone say a timer is in a L71 PLC?

I'm tasked with displaying a total water pumped using a flow meter over X time. The unit in GPM, if I capture the flow every one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Austin1985
If you have the EDS file registered, and Festo...

If you have the EDS file registered, and Festo has commands that allow you to reset the module, then you'll be able to do it. It's not uncommon for devices to have commands other than I/O. Contact...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Austin1985
Oh finally some relief! Had I just used the...

Oh finally some relief!

Had I just used the works “freeze” I would’ve found that thread.

Thank you!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Austin1985
Controller tag monitoring VERY slow

Hi people!

I'm running version 28 & 30 of Studio5000, and the program seems to run fine except when I monitor a tag or open controller tags. First opening the monitor window takes quite some time,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Austin1985
OK, thanks! I didn't realize it is called Mask,...

OK, thanks! I didn't realize it is called Mask, so my "ctrl f" method wasn't working while hunting through the manual.

Again, thanks..
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Austin1985
PowerFlex 700 series Start Command

Does anyone know off hand how to disable the start signal from a PowerFlex 20-HIM-A6? I've been looking through the manual but I'm not too familiar with these HIM's..

Thanks!!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Austin1985
I see it!!! I was working off another project...

I see it!!! I was working off another project someone else setup, and they have a 0 in the Move Type.

Thank you Mike!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Austin1985
Allen Bradley Servo Feedback Question

If you have a servo encoder setup as Absolute, and the MAM has a position number set to ‘X’; does the servo move that ‘X’ every time the MAM is executed?

I would have thought that the encoder...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Austin1985
I agree with AGill as well! That does sound...

I agree with AGill as well! That does sound efficient.

I just got out of a meeting, and they want an operator to run the pumps manually. This just made it easier for me to control the fans. One...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,527
Posted By Austin1985
Ahh got ya. It seems like the signal to the drive...

Ahh got ya. It seems like the signal to the drive is bouncing around and the drive is reacting to that signal (as you already know). But you'd think it would have better debounce coding than that.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,527
Posted By Austin1985
Are you able to get online and view the logic for...

Are you able to get online and view the logic for that PID? Is that compressor driven by a PLC or a PID controller?

You "should" be able to play with the PID as long as you KNOW where the original...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Austin1985
There is analog control of the fans. Turning on...

There is analog control of the fans. Turning on and off the fans are not an issue. But as I program this, I would like to use the (CV) of the PID to turn on the other fans instead of using the temp...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Austin1985
Yes, Kamenges, the water can be below 80.

Yes, Kamenges, the water can be below 80.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Austin1985
This is a cooling tower, and the temp of the...

This is a cooling tower, and the temp of the water needs to be 80 degrees. If the water gets above 80 for X time, the lead fan will start. If that fan cannot keep that temp between 80 and 81.5, the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Austin1985
RSLogix5000 PID Question

Hello,

Question:

(Temp is whats being controlled here by 3 fans)

Using a PID; can I set my output (CV) to be 100% at a specific input (PV)? In other words; the set point is 80, and (PV) is...
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