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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Bruichladdich is a very popular Islay whisky, but...

Bruichladdich is a very popular Islay whisky, but it is not as peaty as some of the others

There are 9 malt distilleries on Islay and Jura...

If the Laddie bottle was awesome, then look for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By JohnCalderwood
well, it depends what whiskies are available, on...

well, it depends what whiskies are available, on the shelf, as if you have to pre-order it can take time...

Unless you want a particular whisky couriered over from source....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:29 AM
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Views: 578
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Jesper - that is where the fun starts...Ardbeg is...

Jesper - that is where the fun starts...Ardbeg is a great dram, but some do not prefer the strength and taste...

Hence you need to know what your best customer would love to drink...

I spent a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By JohnCalderwood
How well do you know your best customer?

How well do you know your best customer?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 26th, 2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Without looking at the code..... Are all the...

Without looking at the code.....

Are all the tags used for the HMI "Controller Tags" rather than "Program Tags" in the PLC?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By JohnCalderwood
What versions do you have .......?? See...

What versions do you have .......??

See attached compatibility chart from Rockwell
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I have one PC for the IT stuff....which has 2 24"...

I have one PC for the IT stuff....which has 2 24" monitors, so that I can email and t'internet and stuff.

I also have two "modern" laptops on my desk. My desk is like a control console....

One...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Welcome to the forum. To print the PLC5...

Welcome to the forum.

To print the PLC5 file, in RSLogix5 under <file>, use <report options>, select the items you want to print (I usually print Program files only to print the ladders).
Then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Yes, if it is a component Panelview, then connect...

Yes, if it is a component Panelview, then connect over ethernet with an Internet Browser and save/access the program using the built-in software.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Some more information would be helpful. Do...

Some more information would be helpful.

Do you have the backup code for the PLC?
Are you dealing with an online or offline PLC5 system?
Are you using a 1771 PLC5 Rack or Flex I/O?
How...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By JohnCalderwood
All good - I find spreadsheets like this...

All good - I find spreadsheets like this essential, and sometimes they expand...

For the PLC's, I also added columns for the firmware/software revision, as we had/have issues with comms between...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I had that last week, where a rung in the program...

I had that last week, where a rung in the program got an unknown instruction.
Only found it when trying to edit the program elsewhere and it gave me an error, but it was also showing "no edits" when...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,471
Posted By JohnCalderwood
You also get the pedestrians crossing the road...

You also get the pedestrians crossing the road whilst engrossed in reading or writing to their phone.

Just last week I was driving into a supermarket carpark and this lassie was head down...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Good luck with the new position. I came into...

Good luck with the new position.

I came into this role with a similar task just over 5 years ago. No handover from previous people and backups etc all over the place.
SLC, PLC5, CLX PLCs, network...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Yeah, thanks George, did think there was...

Yeah, thanks George, did think there was something unusual about V21, but did not search for the detailed explanation....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By JohnCalderwood
If the controller is V21.011, then yes you will...

If the controller is V21.011, then yes you will need V21.00,
so uninstall V21.03 and then install V21.00, reinstall V21.03....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Only thing I could see were versions 21.00 and...

Only thing I could see were versions 21.00 and 21.03 in the download section of Studio5000.....
Did you install both of these?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Other folk have answered the whys and wherefores...

Other folk have answered the whys and wherefores of how to translate the code...

But the visual appearance of the rungs are set in the PLC5 software, hence the B28 is above the line and the N21:31...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 12th, 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Queensland sounds ideal, I have family and...

Queensland sounds ideal, I have family and friends there....



But to get back to the original post.......there are jobs around for the right applicant.
You don't say what part of the EC&I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Screenshots as jpg files should come through. ...

Screenshots as jpg files should come through.

But the DNT file will be interesting.
On the Logix5000 hardware tree, where the 1756-DNB is listed, if you right-click onto properties, and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Aye, but what got me when I was there, was that...

Aye, but what got me when I was there, was that the article is true...

You could buy/use any sockets, especially the multi-gang ones, and they would take any of 3 or 4 types of plug, including the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By JohnCalderwood
http://www.china-expats.com/DIY_Electrics.htm ...

http://www.china-expats.com/DIY_Electrics.htm

this may explain a few things.....:hmmm:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 7th, 2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By JohnCalderwood
I last worked in building and commissioning a...

I last worked in building and commissioning a factory in China in 2002......the wiring standards were virtually non-existent then........."do what you like to make it work" then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 6th, 2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By JohnCalderwood
if it is the 1771-IFE, there are jumpers under...

if it is the 1771-IFE, there are jumpers under the cover that are used to set the channels to either voltage or current. There is a guide printed on the card/circuit board, and it is straightforward.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 2nd, 2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By JohnCalderwood
Looking in my Win7 laptop, the projects were...

Looking in my Win7 laptop, the projects were loaded in Libraries\documents\CCW or through Users\MyDocuments

Just where you would not expect them to be.............
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