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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,785
Posted By Ken Moore
The way the OP worded the original post. There is...

The way the OP worded the original post. There is the possibility of two push buttons.
One is a toggle, and the other momentary.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Ken Moore
I have encountered several software packages that...

I have encountered several software packages that even with admin rights, you still have to right click and "run as administrator". It's a "feature".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Ken Moore
For around 1000.00 USD you can get a USB to DH+...

For around 1000.00 USD you can get a USB to DH+ adapter.

https://www.plccable.com/allen-bradley-1784-u2dhp-alternative-usb-to-data-highway-plus-dh-anc-120e/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Ken Moore
Jim, Have you checked on the price of a tech...

Jim,
Have you checked on the price of a tech connect contract? Then you could download the latest versions and run them on a newer machine. I am running both on a Win7 VM at the moment. You could...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Ken Moore
You cannot run the pre-GE versions with a GE...

You cannot run the pre-GE versions with a GE license, they changed the license software from hasp to rainbow or the other way round.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Ken Moore
Typically a transmitter is designed for maximum...

Typically a transmitter is designed for maximum range, you can then use any range with those predefined limits. So if a pressure transmitter is rated for 0-15 bar, you cannot use it for 20 bar.

Ken
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Ken Moore
If it's a cylinder, double the surface area,...

If it's a cylinder, double the surface area, reduce stroke by 50%. Then you can use same air/hydraulics to drive cylinder.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By Ken Moore
Jesper, I use a lot of VM's because I work on...

Jesper,
I use a lot of VM's because I work on so many systems. I have so many VM images, that there is no way to keep them all on internal hard drives. I often have to use an external drive. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ken Moore
TL140, bypass the recruiters, browse Indeed.com...

TL140, bypass the recruiters, browse Indeed.com and submit to the jobs that look like a good fit. You might stumble across something.

Do you know anything about Siemens PCS7? I know a firm that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ken Moore
There are lots of discrete parts suppliers that...

There are lots of discrete parts suppliers that us Siemens in SC. Maybe you should try a job shop or temp agency for a short term gig to gain some experience "in the field". Along the I-85 corridor,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,710
Posted By Ken Moore
I often have to work on existing Siemen's...

I often have to work on existing Siemen's systems. I use TIA portal to work on the 1200 and 1500 plcs.
I don't think Starter Step-7 will work with the newer processors.
But..I could be wrong.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,738
Posted By Ken Moore
How big is your facility? Are you going to have...

How big is your facility? Are you going to have multiple I/O cabinets?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Ken Moore
Your first post with tag name not defined,...

Your first post with tag name not defined, suggest that it is not defined in the database, or the name is different in some way.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Ken Moore
No it's not, don't see how that would make a...

No it's not, don't see how that would make a difference.
The Historian value is coming from a third party OPC server.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Ken Moore
Have you tried turning on RTS and CTS ?

Have you tried turning on RTS and CTS ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Ken Moore
iFix has a tag database. This is where the tags...

iFix has a tag database. This is where the tags are defined, data type, scaled (if needed) and mapped to specific PLC memory locations. If you are combining two HMI's then you will have to copy all...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Ken Moore
Called Rockwell Tech Support this morning. It's...

Called Rockwell Tech Support this morning. It's possible, but you have to go around your elbow to get where you need to be.
Since the FTHistorian is connected directly to the PLC, not the HMI. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Ken Moore
Some of the Win7 laptop docking stations have...

Some of the Win7 laptop docking stations have serial ports. Might find one on Ebay
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ken Moore
The termination resistor needs to on the last...

The termination resistor needs to on the last "powered" device.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Ken Moore
You could use an expression to do simple math on...

You could use an expression to do simple math on the tag sources of the other displays.

For example: Display45 is showing PLC1Tag1, Display46 is showing PLC1Tag2.

In a new display you could do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Ken Moore
FTHistorian to FT SE is it possible.

Hi Gang,
Haven't been by in many moons. Too busy.:handball:

I have run across an issue I cannot resolve. I have an application that was installed in the spring, so recent software versions. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Ken Moore
I'm sure there is a menu option somewhere to...

I'm sure there is a menu option somewhere to display status, but the old TISoft Hot Keys still work in the newer software.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Ken Moore
Check out the RedLion Data station, I use it all...

Check out the RedLion Data station, I use it all the time to transfer info between different brands of PLC's
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 18th, 2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Ken Moore
Have you tried toggling the F7 key?

Have you tried toggling the F7 key?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,079
Posted By Ken Moore
I would guess that two N registers are being...

I would guess that two N registers are being copied.

What is the EXACT code that you have.
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