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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By JesperMP
Maybe for a crane with electromagnet for picking...

Maybe for a crane with electromagnet for picking up stuff ?
When the E-stop is pressed, or if there is some kind of electrical problem, the electromagnet defaults to ON. This so it does not drop a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
Thanks for the info rdrast !

Thanks for the info rdrast !
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
Anyone knows about these topics ? Is there...

Anyone knows about these topics ?

Is there support for multilanguage ? If so, how is this handled ?
Are there X-Y plots ?
Can I do my own stuff with scripts ?
Can code developed for 'full'...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
Thanks Paully. If we supply only individual...

Thanks Paully.

If we supply only individual machines, we would only use Ignition Edge Panel.
If we supply a complete plant, we would use a full Ignition, maybe with Edge Panel for the machines.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,702
Posted By JesperMP
No no no dont stop. This is more entertaining...

No no no dont stop.
This is more entertaining tham anything else that is on at the moment.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By JesperMP
He has a pulse lenth of down to 9 ms on the...

He has a pulse lenth of down to 9 ms on the second sensor.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By JesperMP
Does this PLC have hardware interrupts ? ...

Does this PLC have hardware interrupts ?
Exactly what PLC is it ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
Thanks !!

Thanks !!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By JesperMP
+1 for the guided wave radar. Not just regular...

+1 for the guided wave radar. Not just regular radar, but guided by a cable.
The various ultrasound types I have tried are too sensitive to dust when filling the silo.
Same for regular radar.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
If my doubts would be more or less cleared, I...

If my doubts would be more or less cleared, I would jump in and try a demo of Ignition Edge. But only if I am 99% sure that Ignition Edge could be the solution I am looking for.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
Thanks Chris, I avoid sales reps by...

Thanks Chris,

I avoid sales reps by principle.

I hoped for just my questions answered, and maybe a link to a more detailed specification or documentation.
Maybe also if someone could chip in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By JesperMP
Ignition Edge

I find Ignition very interesting, but unfortunately it is price-wise out of my league.
For comparison, I have small machines for which I use WinCC Advanced RT 128 tags + archives for approx 700 , ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,702
Posted By JesperMP
Not being an expert in Ethernet/IP and not...

Not being an expert in Ethernet/IP and not wanting to derail this thread, but...
Cant you import an EDS file into the configuration of the 'old' PLC to work with the 'new' IO ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By JesperMP
I have: 16 GB RAM (out of 32 GB on the host). ...

I have:
16 GB RAM (out of 32 GB on the host).
4 cores (out of 8 cores on the host).
250 GB HD (out of 1 TB SSD on the host).

Runs reasonably well.

8 GB sounds as too little.
SSD disk makes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By JesperMP
So you actually need 32 signals, not 4 signals. ...

So you actually need 32 signals, not 4 signals.
Now you are approaching what ought to be made with a small PLC + HMI.
If one of the signals dont come on, you need a way for the operator to quickly...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By JesperMP
4 simple cheap relays - each with one N.O....

4 simple cheap relays - each with one N.O. contact in series with the other. Why do it more complicated than that ?

If you dont want the 4 relays, then maybe find some sensors that are either with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By JesperMP
This is why I ask about screenshots of the...

This is why I ask about screenshots of the original LAD code.
Does this not mean that the code in question displays OK on other PCs ?
Or do you really mean that code displayed OK originally, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By JesperMP
Try to organize your data in user defined Data...

Try to organize your data in user defined Data Types, and assign this Data Type to "previous" and "live" structures.
Then you can do in one line:
"Data_TO_Scada".Previous := "Data_TO_Scada".Live ;...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,084
Posted By JesperMP
Must it be able to run on 12VDC ? Must the I/O...

Must it be able to run on 12VDC ? Must the I/O also be for 12VDC then ? That would limit the number of candidates a bit !
If it is OK if it can run on 24VDC, then that means basically any PLC will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By JesperMP
Combo, what about that screenshot from one of the...

Combo, what about that screenshot from one of the PCs where the code displays in LAD ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By JesperMP
Possibly, the problem is that the network is too...

Possibly, the problem is that the network is too complex.
I think that you can split it in the middle, after the timer.

Post a screenshot from one of the other PCs where the network displays in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By JesperMP
That is a good example of a confusing STL...

That is a good example of a confusing STL network.
I avoid STL whenever possible for exactly this reason.
All of these brackets makes me loose the grasp of the logic halfway through.

If you know...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By JesperMP
110V or 230V AC on operating elements are OK, as...

110V or 230V AC on operating elements are OK, as long as the entire circuit and enclosures are rated for it.
Same as the light switch in the wall switches the 120V or 230V AC directly.
That being...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By JesperMP
The diagram in the Quora webpage is a good bet...

The diagram in the Quora webpage is a good bet that it is actually how the windings are setup.
But there are actually more possibilities, more esoteric ways, that still fit the information given in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By JesperMP
Are L1-L2-L3 the supply to the contactor, and...

Are L1-L2-L3 the supply to the contactor, and T1-..T6 the leads to the motor ?
edit: Or are there really 9 leads coming out of the motor ?
It may be separate windings, or tapped windings.
I would...
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