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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 3rd, 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By cncsparky
If you have Rockwell Tech Connect contract, they...

If you have Rockwell Tech Connect contract, they will convert it for you also.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By cncsparky
Those keywords are absolutely important. I've...

Those keywords are absolutely important. I've used those same ones in the past.

Also, don't forget pay $$ range. If a company is too embarrassed to include hourly range, then I'm likely to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 11th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By cncsparky
Thanks Garry, I'll give that a shot!

Thanks Garry, I'll give that a shot!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 10th, 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By cncsparky
Wireless Ethernet and managed switch ports

We have an existing, working system using GE MDS iNET900 radios for PLC -> PLC communication. They are tied to four dedicated ports in a Cisco Catalyst corporate IT switch. The switches are many...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By cncsparky
Are your VLAN Id's different on each switch? We...

Are your VLAN Id's different on each switch? We use DHCP persistence and per port. If all devices on the same subnet, then no routing should be necessary. On the one above, our VLAN ID's are the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By cncsparky
Brendan, could you explain why this is bad...

Brendan, could you explain why this is bad practice?

We have a similar setup to what the OP is asking about. PLC controller(L72 CLX) is in a cabinet on first floor with its own 5700 stratix, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By cncsparky
Do other brands also support ADC and firmware...

Do other brands also support ADC and firmware supervisor?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By cncsparky
I haven't run into issues going from L6x to L7x's...

I haven't run into issues going from L6x to L7x's yet. I'd go ahead and get the L7 (actually, would probably try L8 now), load the program and try it out during some downtime.

Worst case, you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cncsparky
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cncsparky
Air line moisture sensor

What sensor would you use to monitor compressed air (plant air 100-120psi) moisture levels?

This would be an input to a control logix plc: analog, I/O link, Ethernet I/P etc. for monitoring by our...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By cncsparky
I did get my upgrade done. We have a tech...

I did get my upgrade done. We have a tech connect number, called them up and they offered to update the archive from v5 to v6.1 no charge. I took the updated file and opened in Studio v8.1 and took...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 26th, 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By cncsparky
These have an intelligent interface. ...

These have an intelligent interface.

http://www.rittal.com/imf/none/5_2771/Rittal_World%E2%80%99s_first_-_The_e+_principle_5_2771
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By cncsparky
Help with function block

CLX L72 v24


I built my first ever function block routine, a totalizer that was requested by our engineering group. With help from this forum, the totalizer is working great!


Next step is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By cncsparky
Recommend Modbus and HART cable

I have a task to connect devices to a Control Logix PLC. First time working Modbus and HART from scratch.

Like to know if I can use the same cable for both the Modbus RTU and HART devices? ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By cncsparky
I've had to replace nearly all my SLC500 4 pt...

I've had to replace nearly all my SLC500 4 pt analog in modules. Most were >25 years old. The capacitors on the on board power supplies go bad.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By cncsparky
On my workbench, I have a .5KVA 480 -> 120VAC...

On my workbench, I have a .5KVA 480 -> 120VAC control transformer that I power up the secondary with 120. Get 2 phases off the primary to L1 and L2 of the drive to power it up for testing purposes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By cncsparky
Help finding timer w/large display

Needing a panel mount style timer that would interface with a large numerical display.

Tankline with 20000 + gallon dip tanks. Operators lower parts into the tank for a specific time, usually a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By cncsparky
Thanks. I think this answers my questions. One...

Thanks. I think this answers my questions. One Modbus register = one logix tag. The input instance for my Ethernet module will have a size of 6, same as number of Modbus registers.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By cncsparky
The DSP is added to the 5000 project as a generic...

The DSP is added to the 5000 project as a generic ethernet module. Data type is DINT, set an input and output instance, and a size. Does the 6 gateway blocks in the DSP = 6 DINTs in the logix...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By cncsparky
RL DataStation setup help

First Modbus project, rookie question I hope.

Modbus device -> DSPLE -> Control Logix L72 via Ethernet I/P

Need to read 5 Modbus registers. Four are 16 bit, one is 32 bit.

I have a block...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By cncsparky
I've seen this before. Get the latest version of...

I've seen this before. Get the latest version of the 525 drive AOP from Rockwell's website and load it. Should take care of it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By cncsparky
Thanks Garry. That was enough to get me going. ...

Thanks Garry. That was enough to get me going.

I only had to remove the , 1, 0 at the end of my path. Messaging the floats works, also.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 14th, 2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By cncsparky
Help with AB message

Having trouble getting a message working. Searched here but didn't find what I was needing. Locally connected controllers on the same subnet and with the same mask(255.255.255.0).

L33ER <- Read...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 1st, 2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By cncsparky
FTView SE log files

How do I delete FTView SE Station 5.0 log files? I did an archive of the application and it was >50M larger than last time it was archived. Could this be from the data logs?

FTView SE Station...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By cncsparky
Email address to send the request is:...

Email address to send the request is: RATechconnect_CS@ra.rockwell.com

Rockwell will need an email from Transferee stating that he wants to transfer the software from his BPID# XXXXXXXX to BPID#...
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