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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Firejo
Have you loaded a program into the PV800? The...

Have you loaded a program into the PV800? The serial port may be active but until you load a program the serial port isn't configured for any particular protocol.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Firejo
I'd forgotten about the fixed speed trick. It's...

I'd forgotten about the fixed speed trick. It's been awhile since I've had to do that but when I used to spend a lot more time working with wireless it was a must.

As to the VPN, that makes it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Firejo
Two questions, first, why Win 7 on a Win 10...

Two questions, first, why Win 7 on a Win 10 machine?
Second, is this a laptop and if so have you tried disabling the WiFi? Win 10 likes to push everything Ethernet through the WiFi connection first...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Firejo
Define "ordinary" Is wireless prohibited all...

Define "ordinary" Is wireless prohibited all together or just certain types?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Firejo
That scale isn't meant for industrial Automation...

That scale isn't meant for industrial Automation applications, it's meant for calculating postage. The reason it's uses a virtual serial port is so it can support older versions of software used to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Firejo
At this point, I'd be looking to see if this is...

At this point, I'd be looking to see if this is an Ethernet connectivity issue or an RSLinx one. Have you run a continuous ping between the machine running RSLinx (virtual and physical) and are you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Firejo
Your best bet is going to be using a scale that...

Your best bet is going to be using a scale that is designed to integrate with a PLC and possible a specific brand. For example, if you are using a Rockwell PLC, go to their Encompass Partner section...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Firejo
I doubt your going to find anything. This isn't...

I doubt your going to find anything. This isn't just a matter of converting RS485 to USB, it's a matter of bridging the communications protocol that the scale is communicating to the protocol that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,807
Posted By Firejo
You are replying to a thread that is almost 8...

You are replying to a thread that is almost 8 years old. Most of the AP's listed aren't available anymore
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Firejo
Great point but let me take it a little further. ...

Great point but let me take it a little further. It's always a good idea to do a general inspection of the installation. Check coax and connectors for any issues (corrosion, not being tight,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Firejo
Your best bet is to take that radio to the same...

Your best bet is to take that radio to the same location the other one is at (or vise versa) and try to get it working there first. There are so many possible issues a lot of which involve things...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,053
Posted By Firejo
Your replying to a thread that's 8 years old. ...

Your replying to a thread that's 8 years old. You're much better off starting a new thread.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By Firejo
No. With regards to DF1, the 2080-SERIALISOL...

No. With regards to DF1, the 2080-SERIALISOL does DF1 Full Duplex only and its a CIP based version (rather than PCCC).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,714
Posted By Firejo
This thread is Seven years old

This thread is Seven years old
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Firejo
Just to clarify, you can't actually do full SCADA...

Just to clarify, you can't actually do full SCADA with Excel. You can use a DDE link (it's not OPC) to paste links to Excel but I don't believe you can write data from Excel to the PLC. To be SCADA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Firejo
Looks like I found a possible issue with RSLinx. ...

Looks like I found a possible issue with RSLinx. Rockwell is looking into it and will let me know. Having said that, it turns out the DDE/OPC link does work, it’s just the setup that doesn’t work...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Firejo
In CCW, you can create variables in several...

In CCW, you can create variables in several formats including DINT's (Double Integers), INT's (Integers) and BOOL's (bits). The outputs on rungs 1 and 2 are a Bool type variable I created called...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Firejo
You can do this several different ways but here's...

You can do this several different ways but here's how I'd go about it. You can use two TON's, one for the 12 hours and the other for the 31 hours. Using your ladder, I replaced the output with a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 4th, 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Firejo
You will no longer have control via the PC...

You will no longer have control via the PC anymore, is that going to be a problem?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Firejo
The MicroLogix 1400's (and 1100's for that...

The MicroLogix 1400's (and 1100's for that matter) don't support EtherNet/IP CIP, only PCCC so it won't show up in the IO tree nor will be be a module in the "catalog". You need to use a "SLC Type...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Firejo
5069 and failed OPC link

Has anyone had any success linking data from global tags in a 5069 (L306ERM) to RSLinx using an DDE/OPC Topic? I've done this hundreds of times with other types of processors and normally when I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Firejo
If you do wind up updating the firmware don't use...

If you do wind up updating the firmware don't use the USB connection. I've had a very high failure rate with the ControlFlash program when using a USB connection and from what I understand it is a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By Firejo
I use Shutterfly, download my images there, copy...

I use Shutterfly, download my images there, copy the link and paste it into the box that opens when you select the "insert image" button. Basically your post is linking to the location of your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By Firejo
Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By Firejo
Are the "Prosoft module" and "Prosoft Gateway"...

Are the "Prosoft module" and "Prosoft Gateway" two different devices from Prosoft?
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