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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By cardosocea
does 0, not '0' work? -> It doesn't. ...

does 0, not '0' work? -> It doesn't.

Interestingly, the default for a char seems to be ' ', not ''... which is strange. Have you tried it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By cardosocea
I worked in Asia for a long while and am from the...

I worked in Asia for a long while and am from the South of Europe. I'm sure I can adapt. :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By cardosocea
I don't really care about Kylie or pools in the...

I don't really care about Kylie or pools in the backyard, but if you sponsor a visa for me and the missus, I'm all ears.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 300
Posted By cardosocea
Use a DB instead of TEMP variables... and one way...

Use a DB instead of TEMP variables... and one way to do that is, as others mentioned, by using an FB. The other way would be to move the UDT as an InOut parameter.



Also, that code looks...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By cardosocea
This may work in some situations, but it's a bad...

This may work in some situations, but it's a bad idea on principle... with chatter and what not. An hysteresis is always good to have.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By cardosocea
Sadly, Jack Ganssle wasn't my boss. I just read...

Sadly, Jack Ganssle wasn't my boss. I just read his articles occasionally.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By cardosocea
I don't regret it. I learned massively, travelled...

I don't regret it. I learned massively, travelled extensively for myself (I had plenty of free time when doing those jobs), made serious money that put me in a comfortable position moving forward...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By cardosocea
It's a bit more than that. We are creatures of...

It's a bit more than that. We are creatures of habit, whilst it is nice to eat out and not worry about cleaning or cooking, sometimes we want something familiar. We want to sit in a sofa and watch...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By cardosocea
Please do. I'll get my notepad ready!!

Please do. I'll get my notepad ready!!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 8th, 2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By cardosocea
Why is this surprising? I'm sure the UK would do...

Why is this surprising? I'm sure the UK would do the same, although it would probably take longer to take action.

I also find that "young" nations are much more protective of their sovereignty...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By cardosocea
I've seen pictures of that... no thanks. Offshore...

I've seen pictures of that... no thanks. Offshore is dangerous but at least it's still better than that. This being said, drilling in general is pretty crappy as the pressure gets to everyone. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By cardosocea
Interesting... I always assumed Chinese...

Interesting... I always assumed Chinese construction in West Africa was bad because it was in Africa, not because it was their standard.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By cardosocea
All are irrelevant... sound doesn't travel in...

All are irrelevant... sound doesn't travel in space. (Sorry for being that guy.)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By cardosocea
You can create your own FB's in PCS7 and link...

You can create your own FB's in PCS7 and link them in a CFC chart. Have you considered creating some logic that "logs" the order or the signal that triggered the interlock block?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By cardosocea
There was someone either here or on another forum...

There was someone either here or on another forum saying that he works from home (as a side gig), but he got that after serious hands on experience and the clients that hire him, know him personally...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,637
Posted By cardosocea
The operative words being "network adapter" when...

The operative words being "network adapter" when other brands don't make you buy them...
Another interesting aspect is when they simply kill off a product family and have no way to maintain the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By cardosocea
Memory latches. I also had a colleague of mine...

Memory latches.
I also had a colleague of mine that created a function to log certain number of boolean's inside the PLC as in his case it was more than one condition that happened and he needed to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,637
Posted By cardosocea
And yet I get shot down whenever I say Rockwell...

And yet I get shot down whenever I say Rockwell is poor when it comes to compatibility... go figure.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By cardosocea
Each language will have their own ways depending...

Each language will have their own ways depending on the instruction set.

TRUNC will give you the integer part of the floating point value.
If your variable is in MW0,
MW2 = TRUNC(MW0)
MW0 =...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By cardosocea
My bet is on incident investigation. The only...

My bet is on incident investigation.
The only time I needed a spy camera like this was to find out who was fiddling with the comms cabinet... Funny thing, it turned out it was done remotely by the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By cardosocea
I would ring Siemens up and ask whether they can...

I would ring Siemens up and ask whether they can share the GET_R and PUT_R function blocks with you. It's the exact same functionality as the typical GET and PUT functions but for Rockwell.

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By cardosocea
As a practice exercise it's fine and interesting,...

As a practice exercise it's fine and interesting, however, I would shy away from using 7 segment displays in HMI's as they usually have colour and can become really confusing instead of normal black...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By cardosocea
If you have access to TIA V15, it comes with...

If you have access to TIA V15, it comes with PLCSim... so you are able to simulate the program in your computer.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 5th, 2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By cardosocea
Codesys and I believe TwinCAT are for free and...

Codesys and I believe TwinCAT are for free and let you simulate a PLC and web HMI on your own computer.

I would look into having it installed, get a tutorial online and start doing exercises like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By cardosocea
I found that looking up the switch manual gives...

I found that looking up the switch manual gives you a lot of information on what the switch has as well as commands to set it up, or at least the basic stuff.



It's my understanding that they...
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