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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By kolyur
So if one of the "hidden" screens is displayed...

So if one of the "hidden" screens is displayed and the key switch is turned off, you want to go back to the main screen? Here is one way:

Go to the Page Properties for the hidden screen and look...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 25th, 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By kolyur
Digi-Key is a good source for this kind of stuff....

Digi-Key is a good source for this kind of stuff.

https://www.digikey.com/products/en?keywords=839-1053-ND%20
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 6th, 2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By kolyur
The G9SP can be password protected, but does not...

The G9SP can be password protected, but does not require it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By kolyur
I'm familiar with about half of the publications...

I'm familiar with about half of the publications in your list but the only one I make a habit of skimming through is EC&M. I enjoy looking at Russ Leblanc's code violation photos and the forensic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 29th, 2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By kolyur
I'll give you some details about Balluff's...

I'll give you some details about Balluff's IO-Link offerings that may answer your questions. I am in no way promoting Balluff over other brands, it's just what we've used so I'm most familiar with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By kolyur
We recently compared a handful of remote I/O...

We recently compared a handful of remote I/O systems, including IO-Link and Murr's Cube67, to try and standardize on a method for doing our field wiring for machinery. In the end IO-Link was the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By kolyur
Twincat HMI is a brand new product--not even...

Twincat HMI is a brand new product--not even available in the US yet as far as I know. It's unlikely that you'll find much help in online forums yet. Have you contacted Beckhoff support?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By kolyur
Labeling terminals on Beckhoff/Wago slice I/O

I'm using Beckhoff EL-series I/O terminals but this question also pertains to the similar product from Wago. One of these brands is also private labeled for Automation Direct I believe.

How do you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By kolyur
The other side of that coin would be: If you use...

The other side of that coin would be: If you use a different numbering scheme for new wires, that would be an indicator that those wires/components were added after the initial build. Could be useful...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By kolyur
If you have a Google account you can use Google...

If you have a Google account you can use Google Drive. Upload it there, set it to shared and it will provide you with a download link that you can paste into a post here.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By kolyur
Since the encoder appears to be working...

Since the encoder appears to be working correctly, I'd focus on the power connection. Fault E19 can occur if there is a disruption or failure of power to the motor. Possible causes could be:
- Cable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By kolyur
Isolating the bottom half of the word is easy,...

Isolating the bottom half of the word is easy, just AND N15:1 with 255 (or FFh) and put the result in another register. This will clear out the top half of the word and leave you with 02 using your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By kolyur
I think I misunderstood the question, the module...

I think I misunderstood the question, the module I posted is for protecting whatever electronics are driving the relay coil itself and has nothing to do with the relay's contacts. The link posted by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By kolyur
The Magnecraft relays we use have suppressor...

The Magnecraft relays we use have suppressor modules as an option. They're nothing more than a diode or MOV inside a little plastic case, but definitely more user friendly than jamming a diode lead...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 21st, 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By kolyur
Looking at the CX1020 documentation, it appears...

Looking at the CX1020 documentation, it appears to have two switched Ethernet ports, similar to the CX9020's I've used. They don't recommend using these for EtherCAT--I don't even know how you'd go...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By kolyur
See this thread for some good explanation: ...

See this thread for some good explanation:
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=65250

With ASCII transmission, each character is a single byte which can be represented as a two-digit hex...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By kolyur
Thanks to all, I have ordered the dongles. We'll...

Thanks to all, I have ordered the dongles. We'll see how it goes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By kolyur
AB license dongle w/ multiple licenses of RSLogix 500

We have a dozen or so Maintenance technicians who have their own laptops and need access to RSLogix 500 (Starter). Some of them use it very infrequently, so I'm looking at getting the 9509-USB-DONG2...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By kolyur
I'm not very knowledgeable about visualizations...

I'm not very knowledgeable about visualizations in TwinCAT but I think I found your missing link. The VFM_Axis_Ctrl visualization uses the local stHMI_Axis variable; this Visu is then instanced twice...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By kolyur
This is not OOP specific but is the best Beckhoff...

This is not OOP specific but is the best Beckhoff tutorial out there, in my opinion:
http://www.contactandcoil.com/twincat-3-tutorial/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By kolyur
Is "Module1.Variables.OutputCoil1" a tag? If so...

Is "Module1.Variables.OutputCoil1" a tag? If so it must be set up as writable in the tag properties, and you shouldn't have square brackets around it. (Square brackets are used when directly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By kolyur
I would suggest emailing Beckhoff tech support,...

I would suggest emailing Beckhoff tech support, they should be able to tell you pretty quick what your options are for this processor. In my case (with a CX9020) they emailed me a FTP link to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By kolyur
The contactandcoil tutorial is awesome, much...

The contactandcoil tutorial is awesome, much better than anything officially released by Beckhoff in my opinion. I refer back to it quite often, just the other day in fact when I was getting up to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By kolyur
You need to be more specific. The term "scanner"...

You need to be more specific. The term "scanner" can have many meanings. I assume you mean some type of communication master? Which fieldbus?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By kolyur
This is all good advice. I agree that the usage...

This is all good advice. I agree that the usage of these modules needs to be included in the risk assessment and that is where my concerns would be addressed, on a case-by-case basis. ASF, your...
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