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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By ATU
I have tried this on 2 different devices. One...

I have tried this on 2 different devices. One using the new Automation Direct BRX PLC. They have built in functions to create a TCP protocol. I have used it before and hod no problems creating an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By ATU
I found the information I need but having trouble...

I found the information I need but having trouble establishing communications. I added my device's IP and Network ID into TwinCat's Routing table. I get a TCP connection, but as soon as I send an AMS...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 17th, 2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By ATU
Thanks, but I have seen this, but for this spec...

Thanks, but I have seen this, but for this spec you have to know the address and Offset. I have tag names. I need the spec on how to read tag names in the controller, or how to get the address and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By ATU
Which version of Windows are you using? Using a...

Which version of Windows are you using? Using a VM?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 16th, 2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By ATU
I know this is an old old post, but I have a...

I know this is an old old post, but I have a similar situation. I have one of the newer Beckhoff controllers that are tag based. I am trying to write an AMS Tag protocol on the Automation Direct BRX...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By ATU
DC Current Measurements

Any suggestions for DC current measurement devices. The CT transformers that are available, like the NK Technologies and the ones they sell on Automation direct are so slow 160ms. Any suggestions for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,448
Posted By ATU
I don't think there is an other way to do it. I...

I don't think there is an other way to do it. I have been requesting Redlion to improve the RS5000 native tag driver. Maybe more people need to do so.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By ATU
C++ Programmer Needed

Looking for someone proficient in MS Visual Studio C++ for a short contract job in the Winston Salem, NC Area. Project entails implementing a Modbus Server using a purchased Modbus Software library...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By ATU
The Bridged Connection worked! I had tried it...

The Bridged Connection worked! I had tried it before , but had the wireless adapter selected. The names are so similar and my eyes were playing tricks on me. There are so many different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By ATU
In the Guest Operating system (Win7) do you set...

In the Guest Operating system (Win7) do you set the Ethernet Adapter to Automatic or set the IP address manually?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By ATU
Are you talking about the type of connection in...

Are you talking about the type of connection in the drop down for the Ethernet adapter in the VM, (ie Bridged instead of NAT) or you talking about bridging te ethernet adatpers in Windows10? What...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By ATU
Windows10 RS5000 and VirtualBox

Decided to finally make the move over to Windows10 and bought a new laptop, keeping the faithful Windows7 laptop at the ready. According to Tech Connect RS5000 is not supported. I tried and got up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By ATU
Could you detect the level changes in the...

Could you detect the level changes in the receiving tanks or monitor the change in weight of those tanks?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By ATU
If you consider your time writing and debugging,...

If you consider your time writing and debugging, it may also be the most economical choice.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By ATU
Sure, if you have a lockout scheme to prevent 2...

Sure, if you have a lockout scheme to prevent 2 panels from taking control. Put the control logic in the L18. Monitoring tags could be identical in all the HMI's, however to make it easier to lockout...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By ATU
Are you able to make any connection at all with...

Are you able to make any connection at all with the PLC?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,448
Posted By ATU
Thanks Ken! I looked everywhere for that...

Thanks Ken! I looked everywhere for that Padding option! I think a better place would have been to put it in the Page Options under Data Entry.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By ATU
I would advise downloading that software package...

I would advise downloading that software package and see if that is something that you want to program. If it was me, I would go the route of a low cost PLC with free software (DoMore, Click or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By ATU
One important question to ask is how often and...

One important question to ask is how often and how much data do you need to collect.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 19th, 2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By ATU
Is the instruction continually being executed or...

Is the instruction continually being executed or is it tied to a PLC memory location that is READ ONLY?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 19th, 2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By ATU
Typically, I use heartbeat monitors between...

Typically, I use heartbeat monitors between pieces of equipment that run autonomously, just to make sure they are still out there working.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By ATU
Called SICK- KNOWN BUG - Still not fixed. Use...

Called SICK- KNOWN BUG - Still not fixed.
Use another word, don't use the first word
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By ATU
We have experienced the same issue, but only in 1...

We have experienced the same issue, but only in 1 of 4 controllers. Were you able to resolve this issue?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By ATU
Instead of using the Complex feature, make a...

Instead of using the Complex feature, make a function, take what you have there and create a program.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 138,802
Posted By ATU
I have been working with a ProducTVity station...

I have been working with a ProducTVity station for about 6 months. My customers are really starting to like it. However, there are some outdated shortcomings and I was wondering if an updated model...
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