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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Gomez_
You are mostly correct. It depends on the brand...

You are mostly correct. It depends on the brand and series, but for Allen-Bradley you can usually add more Ethernet cards to get more CIP connections. I'm sure there's also an upper limit for each...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By Gomez_
In general, CIP connections are things you add to...

In general, CIP connections are things you add to your network tree, they send and receive info at regular intervals. (Implicit Messaging) Other things on the network that you might send a message to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Gomez_
+1 for IFM, but I wouldn't use the O1D100, it's...

+1 for IFM, but I wouldn't use the O1D100, it's more expensive because it supports analog out. Id probably go with something like this:
https://www.ifm.com/ifmus/web/oidl3.htm
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,610
Posted By Gomez_
For me, thinking of the IO cards as interposing...

For me, thinking of the IO cards as interposing relays makes everything fall into place:

https://i.imgur.com/kx6RADC.png


EDIT
I just remembered another PLC brand that has inverted output...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,610
Posted By Gomez_
As far as I know all the standards (IEC, etc)...

As far as I know all the standards (IEC, etc) call them normally open and normally closed.

I'm not sure how the latching example proves your point? The normally open / normally closed naming...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,610
Posted By Gomez_
This guy sounds like a bot, posting the exact...

This guy sounds like a bot, posting the exact same quote on multiple 10+ year old threads.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Gomez_
From the Help File: ...

From the Help File:

https://i.imgur.com/2qcfswJ.png
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Gomez_
If you select this setting: ...

If you select this setting:
https://i.imgur.com/Cx7gyD6.png
It will mirror any changes to the tag.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Gomez_
Everyone is correct, the reason they are "out of...

Everyone is correct, the reason they are "out of sync" is because the master position wasn't 0 when the MAG was activated. Either the master isn't stopping exactly where you think, or the master...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Gomez_
Yup, totally agree. Our shop has switched over to...

Yup, totally agree. Our shop has switched over to all the motion drives, and it makes life so much easier on AB.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,012
Posted By Gomez_
Wow I hope that wasn't recent, with STO being...

Wow I hope that wasn't recent, with STO being pretty standard these days.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Gomez_
My experience is with the 5700 Drives, but I'll...

My experience is with the 5700 Drives, but I'll give you a basic example.

1) Turn On Drive ( MSO )
2) Do Something ( MAJ / MAM )
3) Stop if applicable* ( MAS )
4) Turn Off Drive ( MSF )

*...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Gomez_
Well said. I will also add, @rob that the...

Well said.

I will also add, @rob that the axis itself will have some settings for what action to take during a fault/stop/overload, so double check those as well.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 19th, 2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,130
Posted By Gomez_
Which standard are you referencing? "field...

Which standard are you referencing? "field device" is a pretty ambiguous term to me, does that include sensors?



I essentially said it depends on the machine, I'm not sure what you mean by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 18th, 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,130
Posted By Gomez_
I think you might be missing an often overlooked...

I think you might be missing an often overlooked bit of text usually found in these standards.

For Example NFPA 79 9.2.5.4.1.1 emphasis mine:

In addition to requirements for stop, the emergency...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 27th, 2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By Gomez_
Well now I've spent the morning reading about...

Well now I've spent the morning reading about Kalman filtering heh. Have you used anything like that in a PLC application before? Seems like quite a bit of setup, without a ton of improvement over a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By Gomez_
AutoCAD / Draftsight for most 2D drawings.

AutoCAD / Draftsight for most 2D drawings.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Gomez_
Is the object going to me moving at all or just...

Is the object going to me moving at all or just the boom?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,852
Posted By Gomez_
Yup pretty much the same. Depends on what the...

Yup pretty much the same. Depends on what the warning is for though.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Gomez_
I would do something like: IF ( sysMessage >...

I would do something like:

IF ( sysMessage > 46 AND sysMessage != sysMessageLast ) -->
ONS -->
( COP SysDisp_message Destination: DatabaseMessageHold )
+
( MOV sysMessage TO sysMessageLast)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Gomez_
Yes there website for downloads is terrible.

Yes there website for downloads is terrible.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Gomez_
We've started using these: ...

We've started using these:
https://www.tolomatic.com/products/product-details/acsi-ethernet-ip-integrated-servo-motor-drive-controller#/

They run on 48V DC, integrated drive and motor, on board...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Gomez_
Yeah I would definitely recommend off the shelf...

Yeah I would definitely recommend off the shelf on the hardware side. You also avoid any building code issues with random hardware in the walls.

Check out https://home-assistant.io/ or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Gomez_
I'm curious what you would be using an IP camera...

I'm curious what you would be using an IP camera for on a panelview?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Gomez_
You could also put the move in parallel with the...

You could also put the move in parallel with the timer, so it only moves while the timer is timing.

Edit

Assuming you don't want the max for all parts
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