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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By shawn_75
LynTec makes such a device. Not sure if they use...

LynTec makes such a device. Not sure if they use common PLC communication protocols. I only have experience with their RS232 controlled lighting panels.

https://lyntec.com/automated-relay-panel/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By shawn_75
Inter VLAN routing needs to be setup on your...

Inter VLAN routing needs to be setup on your switch to allow the unicast traffic between those VLANS. Looks like Studio recognizes the mismatch and won't let you use multicast this way, even though...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By shawn_75
Are you using the same TTL cable for the PC as...

Are you using the same TTL cable for the PC as you are using for the Click? Is there a way in the Click to force RTS / CTS on? I imagine a converter like that requires power from the host to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By shawn_75
How critical is it that you keep the pictures? ...

How critical is it that you keep the pictures? Seems to not be overly critical as they're on a single disk on a desktop PC. If this is an area you want to improve, then perhaps a network attached...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By shawn_75
Looking at your screen caps from your initial...

Looking at your screen caps from your initial testing and my rudimentary understanding of the C++ program in the documentation, it appears the included software ensures there is no data in the buffer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By shawn_75
Do you unload only the output or (if this is a...

Do you unload only the output or (if this is a multistage compressor) at the output of each stage? I have compressors that have an automatic unloader only on the output of the first stage. I'd also...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By shawn_75
Try only one carriage return at the very end. ...

Try only one carriage return at the very end. Lots of serial stuff I've worked with (both industrial and consumer/commercial) like some variant of a carriage return or line feed or something else to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By shawn_75
Perhaps send a carriage return after each byte? ...

Perhaps send a carriage return after each byte? Are you seeing 0D in any of the other windows of the serial port monitor?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By shawn_75
Have you verified the unloader is properly...

Have you verified the unloader is properly de-pressurizing the compressor head on shutdown?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By shawn_75
Have you checked the mating end for any markings?

Have you checked the mating end for any markings?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By shawn_75
The top one looks like a circular connector made...

The top one looks like a circular connector made by TE Connectivity.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 10th, 2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By shawn_75
Just a quick note. I didn't have any software in...

Just a quick note. I didn't have any software in front of me to verify yesterday, but in Logix500 to tell the AWT to transmit string data as HEX, you use a backslash and not a forward slash as I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By shawn_75
Also, disregard what I said about Putty. That...

Also, disregard what I said about Putty. That device requires non printable characters "stx and etx" and I don't think putty can send those.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By shawn_75
How many audio files do you intend to play? If...

How many audio files do you intend to play? If it's a lot, you may want to build your command inside the 850. If it's only a few, just store them as strings. What I don't know is how to enter hex...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By shawn_75
I've never used CCW or any Micro series PLC, but...

I've never used CCW or any Micro series PLC, but I suggest you use PuTTY or another similar program to transmit the strings from your PC and verify that the audio module reacts as expected. Most...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By shawn_75
Look at replacing explorer.exe as the Windows...

Look at replacing explorer.exe as the Windows shell with whatever application you want to run. You'll still need to use GPO to lock down other parts of windows like Ctrl+Alt+Del. Kiosk mode and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,001
Posted By shawn_75
Is it 35 messages of unique 16 bits of data or 35...

Is it 35 messages of unique 16 bits of data or 35 messages of the same 16 bits of data? If it is the latter, save yourself some money and hardwire a 24vdc signal from the L73 to the ML1100's the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By shawn_75
Barix has good stuff that will get your audio...

Barix has good stuff that will get your audio into and off of the Ethernet wires. Use a standard headset of your choice.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By shawn_75
B-SCADA Help

I'm test driving B-SCADA. Has anyone connected to a MicroLogix 1100 or SLC 5/04 (using NET-ENI)? The only examples they provide show how to connect to a Compact / Control Logix.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By shawn_75
I use an old US Army field table at work. The...

I use an old US Army field table at work. The one that is just a table without the bins on the side. I've done fiber terminations on it, tore down and adjusted cameras on it, etc... It holds up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By shawn_75
I got it to read from an SLC 5/03 via a NET-ENI...

I got it to read from an SLC 5/03 via a NET-ENI today with very little effort. Nice work! What in particular would you like tested? I have a SLC 5/05, ML1000, ML1500, and ML1100 available to me.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By shawn_75
I could not agree more. I will pull a fiber...

I could not agree more. I will pull a fiber without giving it a second thought these days. My decision point - is it over 300'? If so, fiber. Buy yourself a termination kit for the style of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By shawn_75
The first command loads your string into the...

The first command loads your string into the first preset/memory location. The second command tells it to actually print. I'm guessing that you can configure it to print from the first preset using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By shawn_75
\ tells the ML1400 to transmit that character as...

\ tells the ML1400 to transmit that character as hexadecimal.

For example. If you transmit \d, a carriage return is sent on the wire. Literally, 0d is sent on the wire.

If you transmit d, the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By shawn_75
Full disclosure, I never used one of these...

Full disclosure, I never used one of these printers. I'm just reading from their manual and I have some ASCII and hex experience with MicroLogix. Below is using the Extended protocol. I can't find...
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