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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,173
Posted By danpantea
Cool PanelBuilder 1400e

Just got the new CD (VERSION 3 and 5) and can't install it in XP SP2. The Install Shield displays Warning! when I enter the 10 digits serial #. Do I have to run the install in 95 compatibility or NT....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,762
Posted By danpantea
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=how+to+shut+d...

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There is a a call of another program in both RSView and VB. I used it before from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,306
Posted By danpantea
S5 timer

You are using the S5 timer format. Switch to international (IEEC or whatever the genius organization for standards is) timer in the PLC program (see the help for S7 or S5) and you will have the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By danpantea
Most objects will have a local HMI address (name)...

Most objects will have a local HMI address (name) and the ones that interact with the PLC will have a PLC (link address=tags). You need to be specific! A lot of people will have an HMI file in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,635
Posted By danpantea
I have done something similar years ago to write...

I have done something similar years ago to write a limited driver. I used a program called Spy Debug (it was for a Siemens TS adaptor). The trick is to use RSLinx first and observe comms with a Spy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,398
Posted By danpantea
One of the Best for the money

Excellent features! When coupled with the Mitsubishi displays you can go places (monitor ladder, download and upload comments etc). On the flip side: sometimes slow, negative logic servos, HMI lacks...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By danpantea
Reconfigure addresses

I have only used Atlas torque runners with Profibus. It is most likely an address error (length, config) or a card setting error. Try to reconfigure to a new address after you check settings (some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,956
Posted By danpantea
Terminal Mode

All Emersons should be able to communicate through Terminal Mode (that OLD DOS or Windows serial communication). You will get the commands from there to send/receive data/commands to the servo pack....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,581
Posted By danpantea
Rs 232

There is a Siemens function block for RS232 communication which I don't have ANYMORE.
I'm not sure if you can Print directly or you need a PC or TS adapter.
I would buy a serial card anyway. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By danpantea
Check Yaskawa

You can try the Yaskawa software and networking and might be able to use the same drive for multiple motors.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,884
Posted By danpantea
RSLinx

You should get the PanelView on the RSLinx network. RS232 uses a straight modem cable 1 to 1, 2 to 2, 3 to 3 etc. Ethernet make sure your Window firewall is off and attempt to ping (crossover cable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,924
Posted By danpantea
Get one that has a Static Hardrive and Serial Port

Most PLC software will run your HD a lot more than Windows. Siemens is notorious for that. I would try a static drive for a change. DELL has that as an option. That being said I have a Systemax from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By danpantea
If you have not been to Alaska or Southern...

If you have not been to Alaska or Southern Chile/Argentina you'll think it is a great place. Buy the Lonely Planet book and see what you like. North Island: Kawari trees, Tapo skydive and cool hot...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,348
Posted By danpantea
You have to break your big graphic into little...

You have to break your big graphic into little graphics. Try only one first! Add the little graphic to the screen selector push button. If you have a computer and not just a dedicated touchscreen you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,731
Posted By danpantea
You can program the PLC serial port to give you...

You can program the PLC serial port to give you the data at the specified conditions you want. AB website had a few examples. It will be a lot easier than polling from outside. There are many DF1...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By danpantea
I believe there is a one time key from Omron...

I believe there is a one time key from Omron based on some number (serial). It has been a long time since I put passwords exactly for the same reason. If you feel like playing with Macros do a Google...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By danpantea
Many brain cells ago I would have agreed with...

Many brain cells ago I would have agreed with what Timbo says. Now after paying thousands of dollars for complete software only to find out that I just need another module and many laptops hardrives...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,641
Posted By danpantea
1 ms might be to much

Have not done Omron in a while. Don't forget to compare previous value with what you PUSH. Omron will also overflow (used to) to negative when you pass top positive maximum.
There is also a move...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,971
Posted By danpantea
No choice

I have to do it. The alarm system has been down for 1 year. The company from Hawaii that was doing the retrofit and got paid the full amount claims that they lost key employees and they are screwed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,971
Posted By danpantea
EST3 GE Fire alarm configuration software

Anybody has EST3 (GE fire alarm PLC type) configuration software and cables. Willing to pay for it. Stuck with some dude that did not finish the work even though he got paid. Because it looks like a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,534
Posted By danpantea
DF1 and Ethernet lots of choices

You have lots of choices for DF1 and Ethernet (they even have an Active X control). DH you are stucked because of response time. I like Exor for tough environments (angry idiots and/or corosion).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By danpantea
EBay

If you have only the electrical hardware you describe put it up for sale. It is a long way to a CNC. You need displays or computer software plus a lot of mechanical know how and parts. But than...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 12th, 2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,372
Posted By danpantea
OB Blocks

Put those OB's to work 67,120,121 (hardware faults,software faults, memory overflow, scan time etc) plus a hardwire heartbeat that is a one output from PLC1 flashing to one input on the other PLC2....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 27th, 2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By danpantea
Radix Ind. Warren MI. Most Michigan places feed...

Radix Ind. Warren MI. Most Michigan places feed nuts and bolts. If you want to feed trickier parts I do suggest Indiana (Hendrix Automation)or others around Indianapolis. I'm from IL and most places...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 24th, 2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By danpantea
Your local utility (power company) should be able...

Your local utility (power company) should be able to help you more with your project since standards for safety, power (electric codes etc) are different from region to region. You may be able to do...
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