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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 03:28 AM
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Posted By ian.smith7
Thanks for that Andy. Ian

Thanks for that Andy.
Ian
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2018, 07:20 AM
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Posted By ian.smith7
Mitsubishi F2-20GF1 Question

Hi Guys
I have an old F2-20GF1 (V2) interface unit.
I have not used it for quite a few years But I only ever used it on F1 PLCS.
I understand there were some ROM units that were usable with this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi Arlen..thanks for your reply To be honest...

Hi Arlen..thanks for your reply

To be honest I have only ever used FTV ME. I know very little about FTV SE other than its is supposed to be better for site wide SCADA style systems, collecting and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2018, 07:55 AM
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Views: 543
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi Bryan Thanks for your replies you have given...

Hi Bryan
Thanks for your replies you have given me some food for thought.
I have a chat arranged with our Rockwell contracts manager next week to get some software prices and hardware specs....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2018, 02:54 AM
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Views: 543
Posted By ian.smith7
All the screens will not be showing the same page...

All the screens will not be showing the same page but each screen will probably show the same page all the time with alarm messages popping up and clearing after a time.
i have not at this time...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi Bryan Thanks for your reply It seems that...

Hi Bryan
Thanks for your reply
It seems that your experience with this system was not too great.
You say its been awhile how long ago was this?
The major screens are intended to be displaying one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By ian.smith7
FTV SE Multiple Screens

Hi Guys
I have seen on you tube an AB video showing FTV SE sending different HMI Pages to different monitors. We are considering installing some Large Overview / Critical info screens in various...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
Project up and running

Just a quick posting to thank everyone who contributed to this thread.
The project is up and running well.

The biggest job was converting all the direct reference tags in the HMI graphic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
Thanks for that test daba. Now i know for...

Thanks for that test daba.
Now i know for certain that i have few things to change.
I think it will be quicker for me to change all the DINTs to INTs just leaving some of the new IO tree to buffer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
GeoSpark wrote You have stated that you have...

GeoSpark wrote
You have stated that you have gotten a new Shortcut to successfully communicate with the controller as a test to a DINT data type. Out of curiosity, what configuration did you use for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
I am not at work at the moment so these my...

I am not at work at the moment so these my replies are all based on memory as I cant check my programs etc.

PV+1000--- after i failed to get it talking in any way to the 5069 PLC i checked the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
I agree whenever I am setting up comms I always...

I agree whenever I am setting up comms I always read data rather than write it but in this case I dont think I have enough time to change everything.
Thanks for your help
Ian
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi daba Looks like i will just have to connect...

Hi daba
Looks like i will just have to connect everything up on the plant and try it as this project is going in starting on tuesday.
I am now a little concerned about the comms, I have done...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi daba, once again thanks for your reply. ...

Hi daba, once again thanks for your reply.

This could be a long post as I have a few questions around your answer.
Could you confirm that this applies to SLC mapping well. It seems stupidly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By ian.smith7
PV+1000 Program conversion to Compact logix

Hi All
I have a project to replace an SLC5/05 with a CompactLogix (5069-L320ER. FW v30). The original system had a PV+1000 which is incompatible with the 5069 so this is being replaced with a PV+6...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By ian.smith7
Thanks Daba I think I have got my head round...

Thanks Daba
I think I have got my head round it.
I didn't need to spend my morning writing additional Msg Code at all.
Cheers
Ian
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By ian.smith7
so data served up in a mapped array by the CLX...

so data served up in a mapped array by the CLX can be read by multiple SLCs.
And data can be written to the same mapped array from multiple slc sources.
Ian
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By ian.smith7
Thanks for the reply daba So the Msg...

Thanks for the reply daba

So the Msg Commands in any SLC reading or writing to the new CompactLogix
do not need to be changed from SLC read or write TO PLC5 read or write?

Also in the future...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By ian.smith7
SLC To CLX Enet Messaging

Hi all
I am replacing an SLC5/05 with a Compact Logix.
Having converted the program I am now looking at the Ethernet messaging.
I have Mapped the SLC files to the Tag arrays in the CLX program.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By ian.smith7
Thanks for the reply, Any other advice to pass...

Thanks for the reply,
Any other advice to pass on i am a little concerned about the IO Mapping.
If a 16 bit (INT) hardware input register is mapped to a 32 bit DINT and all 16 bits of the INT are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By ian.smith7
After reading another thread I have decided to...

After reading another thread I have decided to change the N7 array from Dint to Int
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By ian.smith7
Addressing SLC IO from an CLX

Hi All
I am converting an SLC program to run on a CLX platform addressing the SLC IO through an 1747-AENTR.
I have a rung Sending Config Data to 1746-NR4. The Original INT Config Data is now in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi Guys As usual 2 minutes after asking the...

Hi Guys
As usual 2 minutes after asking the question I worked it out.
The Migrator produces an .L5K Which then has to be imported but Logix designer is opened looking for an .ACD file in a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By ian.smith7
SLC500 To CLX5000 Migration No Output .ACD file

Hi All
I am Converting a Program from SLC500 to ControlLogix.
I have exported the SLC files and ran them through the Project Migrator which indicates everything is parsed OK but I get no .ACD file...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By ian.smith7
Hi thanks for your reply. I will leave the...

Hi thanks for your reply.
I will leave the memory as it is
Cheers
ian
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