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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,655
Posted By Geospark
That's good to know but is it "functional"? ...

That's good to know but is it "functional"?
Have you used it successfully?

Don't leave us hanging!

G.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,655
Posted By Geospark
Thanks for the update on the release of v11 which...

Thanks for the update on the release of v11 which shows as officially last Friday "2019/02/22". I've checked and it is now available this side of the pond...
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Geospark
Just adding the "official" word on that... ...

Just adding the "official" word on that...

37647 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/37647) - MicroLogix processors that support online edits
Access Level:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,655
Posted By Geospark
Version 10.00.01 actually started introducing...

Version 10.00.01 actually started introducing this sort of version identification feature so we could check which version application is running at startup...

(I also left the first Enhanced...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
Usual hair splitting commences! & sorry for the O.T....

My oh so subtle point is getting a little lost I feel in the middle of this. Now I'm not talking here about what any of us prefer. This is to do with calling something (pardon pun), in general or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By Geospark
RSLogix 5000 v20 does not install with a new...

RSLogix 5000 v20 does not install with a new enough version Drives AOP package which supports the PowerFlex 520 series drives. So at present you cannot, most likely, select the PowerFlex 525 as an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By Geospark
But so we are clear here, this issue has nothing...

But so we are clear here, this issue has nothing to do with the fact that a CompactLogix controller is being used with a PanelView 800 terminal, as in not fully compatible? It's just that this was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,582
Posted By Geospark
This is not a bug or glitch...

Just a quick explanation on what users are experiencing here when attempting to expand a POINT I/O adapter chassis size...

Changing the adapter's chassis size under the Module Definition in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
All good A. However, and hopefully not to...

All good A.

However, and hopefully not to deviate too far off topic, but this is the second thread in recent times where I feel I am somewhat defending the programming method of "calling"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Geospark
No, not really. The Requested Packet Interval...

No, not really. The Requested Packet Interval (RPI) in the 1756-DNB determines how often the scanner will exchange I/O data across the backplane with the 1756 controller. So the RPI is a delay...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Geospark
That is, for no "apparent" reason. There will...

That is, for no "apparent" reason. There will undoubtedly be a reason, or root cause here. Finding it is a step-by-step approach...

Are these 5 systems existing or just newly commissioned?
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Geospark
Oh "back plane"!...a memory shoots to the front...

Oh "back plane"!...a memory shoots to the front of my brain...

...now where is it?...

...Ah, here you go...

39281 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/39281) -...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
EDIT: "Someone" is always replying at the same...

EDIT: "Someone" is always replying at the same "time" as me!(I started and then got called to something...what's new?)

To re-iterate what Ron is pointing out...





This ties in a little...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By Geospark
Just to further qualify that statement, if I...

Just to further qualify that statement, if I may?...

To successfully add to the I/O Configuration and communicate and configure PowerFlex drives via RSLogix 5000, ensure that you have the latest...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By Geospark
Thank you for the video. MicroLogix 1400:...

Thank you for the video.

MicroLogix 1400: 1766-L32BWA - 100-240V AC @ 47-63 Hz.

If you are happy that you are using the correct voltage, and the supply is connected to the correct terminals on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
What tends to irk many Logix 5000 users, though,...

What tends to irk many Logix 5000 users, though, and possibly myself to some degree, is the superfluous appendix to the Timer instruction that is the --(DN)-- bit. It just hangs there, begging us to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Geospark
OK. You are attempting to do what I had expected...

OK. You are attempting to do what I had expected you were.

Along the lines of what Mispeld has suggested...

Use 25 DINTs to represent the 800 BOOL fault status bits.

Let's say...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Geospark
myke2480, Hi and Welcome to the Forum! ...

myke2480,

Hi and Welcome to the Forum!

Something the members have posted above might get you sorted, or has already gotten you sorted out. But for future reference, it is better to post up the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Geospark
Yes, your logic triggered a memory I had on...

Yes, your logic triggered a memory I had on having seen this before...

521445 (https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/521445) - Extracting a Boolean Array from a UDT...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
Hi Ken, Yes indeed, convention drives a lot...

Hi Ken,

Yes indeed, convention drives a lot of these decisions. Personally, I don't use timers-to-the-right by convention though. I also don't use it by default, or wholesale. It's just a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Geospark
I'm not sure if that will work with a BOOL array...

I'm not sure if that will work with a BOOL array within a UDT?
You may need individual BOOL members within the UDT?

BOOL arrays have very limited instruction support, the FBC instruction being...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Geospark
Can you explain "EW_Conveyors_Faults.Triggers"? ...

Can you explain "EW_Conveyors_Faults.Triggers"?

Is this supposed to be a BOOL[800] array?

If so, then each member would supposedly be...

EW_Conveyors_Faults.Triggers[0]...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
Here is another example showing what you are...

Here is another example showing what you are proposing...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/0dwl3xirkwovw86/Lgx5000_Timer_Example02.jpg?raw=1

Not too bad looking either? Yes? No?

Which do you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By Geospark
Here is an example of how I typically like to...

Here is an example of how I typically like to structure a timer for use in a Logix 5000 project...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vp76i92me55oszl/Lgx5000_Timer_Example.jpg?raw=1

Note how the timer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By Geospark
That's why I asked for the catalog number. It's...

That's why I asked for the catalog number. It's usually better if "we", the more experienced Forum members, determine if the supply voltage being used is correct, or not. You probably are correct but...
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