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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By travispedley
Assuming that Puller is an Alias for I1.2 ...

Assuming that Puller is an Alias for I1.2

Tools/Options/Ladder Editor/Display
Make sure "Show Tag Alias Information" is checked.
There is a checkbox for this in SFC Editor and FBD Editor as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By travispedley
How is it not linear? What kind of sensor is it?

How is it not linear? What kind of sensor is it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,530
Posted By travispedley
We've been mopping the floors in the shop here in...

We've been mopping the floors in the shop here in central NC for a few hours, lost some ceiling tiles to leaks, but all the machines are dry. Hopefully the rain will let up tonight.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By travispedley
Have to be careful, i always save before a Search...

Have to be careful, i always save before a Search and Replace for just this reason. I don't know a workaround other than to pay close attention to what you're actually trying to replace.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 21st, 2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By travispedley
Not sure about WinCC, but in WinCCFlex/TIA I...

Not sure about WinCC, but in WinCCFlex/TIA I usually just browse for a tag in the plc and drag it over, this creates the connection for me.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 21st, 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By travispedley
Time/Date is probably the most common, but you...

Time/Date is probably the most common, but you can use GSV/SSV to change module properties in code as well. I use them to do a manual brake release on Kinetix Servos, also use it to modify homing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By travispedley
We got our 508A, and our shop is 30 years old. ...

We got our 508A, and our shop is 30 years old. Basically a bench with an overhead light. For what it's worth, 8 years of 508A and we haven't sold a single sticker yet. When customers see the price...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By travispedley
Throw in some ONS's, and then have some code to...

Throw in some ONS's, and then have some code to unlatch the storage bit. I've seen junior guys do this. Have an OTL paired with multiple OTU's scattered about. Maybe have an OTE on the same bit...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By travispedley
try something like this, don't have TIA on this...

try something like this, don't have TIA on this machine, but you'll get the point.

If (SmartTags("DB1600 POPUP FAULT_1") AND (newtag = 0)) Then
ShowPopupScreen "Pop-up 1 Fail", 0, 0,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By travispedley
Looks like it should work, thanks for the help!! ...

Looks like it should work, thanks for the help!!
FYI, I called Schneider before i posted this question, they told me I just had to map everything by hand or use BYTE_TO_BIT. I should have known...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By travispedley
Schneider Unity Pro DDT

Ok, M3040 with NOC0401
Fanuc Ethernet/IP Slave (20Bytes In/Out)
DDT created and defined by DTM as Array of BYTE(0..19)
I created my own DDT that breaks down the 20 bytes of data into data types...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,146
Posted By travispedley
That only works when the processer is new out of...

That only works when the processer is new out of the box and has BOOTP enabled. Won't show you anything on a system that is already configured and running. USB is 100% the way to go.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,850
Posted By travispedley
I use the recipe functions in Comfort/WinCC when...

I use the recipe functions in Comfort/WinCC when possible for simple setups.
I've only done one complicated recipe setup in a 1200 and it sucked.
I had to store the recipes in the load memory and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By travispedley
The problem is I have no idea how to do any of...

The problem is I have no idea how to do any of that. I'm a PLC programmer, I have zero knowledge of PC programming. Was hoping for a simple solution (for me) especially because none of this was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By travispedley
definitely 2d. per our quote, this is all...

definitely 2d.

per our quote, this is all the information i have currently.

The labeling rate will be capable of 20 parts per minute using a single
machine. The label content / format: GS1,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By travispedley
Logix Ethernet to Raster Printer

So apparently we bought a couple of Print and Apply units for a machine.
usually we have zebra engines, crank out a little ZPL and the world keeps a-spinnin.

Well, these beauties are raster...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By travispedley
Thanks for the suggestions. Finally got up with...

Thanks for the suggestions. Finally got up with one of the maintenance guys at the plant, he said they use the M340 series currrently, so just to keep current with them, we selected the M340 as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By travispedley
+1 to Robobob. We've used IFM/Keyence/Balluff. ...

+1 to Robobob. We've used IFM/Keyence/Balluff. Balluff seems to be leading the way with the IOLink functionality. I have a system right in front of me with IOLink RFID and one of their new IOLink...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By travispedley
I talked to Schneider and told them what I was...

I talked to Schneider and told them what I was doing, they recommended a M340.
Getting a quote on it now. List prices are shocking. Especially the software for a one-off machine. Guess I'll have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By travispedley
Sorry, I have so little knowledge of their...

Sorry, I have so little knowledge of their lineup, I didn't realize the TM221 was their nano plc. Threw me a little with the 'IDEC FC6A'. Thought you were recommending an IDEC lol.

Looking at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By travispedley
I'm not really worried about the programming at...

I'm not really worried about the programming at this point, I have no idea what processor or hmi series to buy, or if they'll work together, if they have Ethernet/IP capabilites and so on. I have a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By travispedley
Tried that. PS. Asked customer if they had...

Tried that.

PS. Asked customer if they had any PLC's/HMI's in house so i could keep it somewhat the same, their answer was, and I quote, "I dunno, we just need Schneider"... It is for a Schneider...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By travispedley
He's saving a ton of time by not shaving his lip!

He's saving a ton of time by not shaving his lip!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By travispedley
Schneider/Modicon

We got a project for a small machine, customer has requested Schneider/Modicon for PLC/HMI. I haven't used any of it in several decades.

Any experts out there that can tell me what model...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By travispedley
We use these alot, they're cheaper than in-rack...

We use these alot, they're cheaper than in-rack modules and they work just fine.

https://www.rtaautomation.com/product/435nba-2/
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