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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 10th, 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By AustralIan
There exists HMI software which performs the same...

There exists HMI software which performs the same task as a panel mount touchscreen HMI but is installed on a windows PC.

For what you are looking to do, you could use a SCADA package. This is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 30th, 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By AustralIan
One of my career goals is to make a plc hardware...

One of my career goals is to make a plc hardware and software so stable that no-one in the industry is comfortable making these sorts of statements.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By AustralIan
measure it? ask the supplier?

measure it? ask the supplier?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By AustralIan
Adding formula 1 (eliptical part) to formula 2...

Adding formula 1 (eliptical part) to formula 2 (cylindrical part) will give you the volume you require.
https://arachnoid.com/TankCalc/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By AustralIan
Brilliant, just send them a list of which ones...

Brilliant, just send them a list of which ones you want to communicate to which, using which protocols and ask them to coordinate with yourself when they put the firewall rules in place.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By AustralIan
I seem to recall something about some of the...

I seem to recall something about some of the Micrologix not having a COP instruction and you had to use a similarly named instruction such as CPW or CPS...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By AustralIan
Put a firewall between your Plant network and the...

Put a firewall between your Plant network and the office network.

Set up appropriate firewall rules between your plant network and the office network, for example:

No communications from any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By AustralIan
Go to the properties for each of the model and...

Go to the properties for each of the model and note the error codes for each of them.
Post the PLC part number, Version of RSlogix, Module part number, module error code and description here.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By AustralIan
Anyone use chilled water?

Anyone use chilled water?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By AustralIan
Yes, go to RSWho, right click on the...

Yes, go to RSWho, right click on the 1769-L30ERM/A, click device properties.
This will show you the Firmware Version number eg 30.11.
You need to use the RSLogix 5000 / Studio 5000 with the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By AustralIan
I know.. annoying colour transitions.. ...

I know.. annoying colour transitions..
https://goo.gl/images/2sTgY2


grey!!
https://goo.gl/images/JRzdgS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By AustralIan
A masked move would simplify it for us...

A masked move would simplify it for us programmers.. but try troubleshooting that thing!
I think having all the logic that effects a bit in the one place like in the original post is ideal.
If I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By AustralIan
I like to group related screens together. If...

I like to group related screens together.
If there's no technical penalty for skipping screens, using screen 10 as the main screen, 20 as the main overview of some part, 25 as maybe a diagnostic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By AustralIan
2080-OF2 (plug in analog output) 0 = 0V 65520...

2080-OF2 (plug in analog output)
0 = 0V
65520 = 10V
Source: https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/118576/page/1

2085-OF4 (Expansion analog output)
raw/proportional...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By AustralIan
For Rockwell, having a 'big' integrator do a...

For Rockwell, having a 'big' integrator do a project makes their product look better. So they will give them bigger discounts.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By AustralIan
check out IFM O3D. 3d camera with some...

check out IFM O3D.

3d camera with some smarts in it to do exactly what you're talking about.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By AustralIan
+1 pressure regulator, although it only REDUCES...

+1 pressure regulator, although it only REDUCES the pressure.
If you want to ride through pressure dips, you will need
Incoming line - one way valve - accumulator - pressure regulator - to your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 19th, 2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By AustralIan
Times by 25.4 and put mm on the end.:D

Times by 25.4 and put mm on the end.:D
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 18th, 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By AustralIan
Momentary line of code complete ...

Momentary line of code complete another bit
-----] [-----------------]/[-----------------------( )---
| another bit |
-------] [-------
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 17th, 2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By AustralIan
Do you want -10.53 to return: 0.53 0.47 ...

Do you want -10.53 to return:
0.53
0.47
-0.53
-0.47?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By AustralIan
Post the contents of the sints before you copy it...

Post the contents of the sints before you copy it to a real.

Also, What value does the meter say it should be when you use its keypad and screen?

Are you sure this is the same energy meter as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By AustralIan
Some vfds have more than 1 rj45 socket. Only one...

Some vfds have more than 1 rj45 socket. Only one of the sockets works with modbus, the others can cause damage if incorrectly plugged in.

As a control engineer, if asked "will this always be ok?"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By AustralIan
You can use the fan curve for your selected fan...

You can use the fan curve for your selected fan and feedback from the inverter to get air flow.
Are you expecting a temperature difference between air@fan and air@room?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By AustralIan
I think the energy registers are actually 5 INT...

I think the energy registers are actually 5 INT values.
First int is 10^n
Second int is 10^n+3
Third is 10^n+6
And so on

You can set n somewhere on the meter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 10th, 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By AustralIan
So you have a bunch of faults jumbled into one...

So you have a bunch of faults jumbled into one word.
Now someone decides that some of those are major and some are minor.
"Hey Steve, I need bits 1,2,5,8 and 9 to generate minor faults and I need...
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