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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By OkiePC
The way it is written, the RTO will work fine,...

The way it is written, the RTO will work fine, but I suspect that the delays were 1/2 second (timebase =0.01, preset=50)

With the RTO as opposed to the TON, if it is possible to bump the transfer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By OkiePC
Also be aware that your timer presets are in...

Also be aware that your timer presets are in milliseconds in Controllogix, so your delays are 50ms. I find it a bit unusual that you are using retentive timers (RTO rather than TON). With such...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By OkiePC
The best $45 I ever spent on tools:...

The best $45 I ever spent on tools:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By OkiePC
AuthSMTP.com has been our friend for several...

AuthSMTP.com has been our friend for several years to get around a lack of authentication for HMI alarm notifications. I point my Red Lion HMIs Mail configuration at the IP they provided for our...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By OkiePC
You would think that they could make a firmware...

You would think that they could make a firmware change to tolerate i dunno say a 100ms overlap of stop and start being asserted and still work. I seem to recall the exact same problem with hardwired...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By OkiePC
Check the base input filter settings and compare...

Check the base input filter settings and compare with the duration of the sensor signal. It might be that you need to adjust the base input filter to detect pulses of a shorter duration.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
Good Job! Thanks for letting us know the outcome.

Good Job! Thanks for letting us know the outcome.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By OkiePC
But some of these: SI-1761-CBL-PM02...

But some of these:
SI-1761-CBL-PM02 (https://www.plccable.com/allen-bradley-20-inch-1761-cbl-pm02-si-series-micrologix-plc-cable-programming/)
To break out channel 0 for RS-232 signals, and then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By OkiePC
I use Mickey's simple filter logic by default for...

I use Mickey's simple filter logic by default for analogs and if I it turns out that don't need it, I just set the filter constant to 1 to defeat it. It works quite well for me with water tank...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
Thanks Geo for putting this in long format and...

Thanks Geo for putting this in long format and confirming parts I am trusting my memory with. I am not going to get to skate through Friday myself. It is a lot like manic Monday here, we'll call it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
Zip and attach the PB32 file. Note that...

Zip and attach the PB32 file.

Note that PB32 can save the file in two different formats. *.pba for PanelBuilder32, or *.pva for Panelview Terminals. The *.pva has the form required by the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
There are two ways you can save the file with...

There are two ways you can save the file with PB32. As a *.pba (PanelBuilder file) or as a *.pva. (PanelView Terminal). The .pva format is what the hardware needs in order to recognize and run it....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By OkiePC
I don't know of any way to make a tagname dynamic...

I don't know of any way to make a tagname dynamic within the PAC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
The RS232 port (with the DB9 connector plugged...

The RS232 port (with the DB9 connector plugged in) is connected to the PV, correct?

If so, then we can modify the SLC and the PV programming to accommodate your new hardware. I will have to dig...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
To attach files, create a compressed folder and...

To attach files, create a compressed folder and put both files in it. Then when making a reply, hit the "Go Advanced" button below the text window and look for the "Attach Files" button, follow...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
They are both RS232 (apples) but one is DF1, the...

They are both RS232 (apples) but one is DF1, the other is DH485 (protocol flavors). So the problem is with the language they speak, which will be a problem with the file and the way you connect to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 407
Posted By OkiePC
There's an uh-oh in your part numbers. Old PV...

There's an uh-oh in your part numbers.
Old PV Part number
2711-T6C16L1
RS-232 (DF1)

New PV Part Number
2711-T6C5L1
RS-232 (DH-485)

So to use the DH485 model, you will need to modify the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By OkiePC
If you have RSLinx OEM or higher (paid version)...

If you have RSLinx OEM or higher (paid version) and you have the DDE working well enough to read data, then the RSLinx license is okay, there is probably something not quite right with the write...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,264
Posted By OkiePC
The P2K can do Modbus even better than the 1400...

The P2K can do Modbus even better than the 1400 and doesn't need the breakout board for RS485. I have one doing MRX/MRW to Yaskawa VFDs and it is nice. One twisted pair and some relatively easy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,264
Posted By OkiePC
Since there is a need for a PLC, I would consider...

Since there is a need for a PLC, I would consider bringing in the humidity too and let the PLC run the exhaust fan. Then you can run the fan on a periodic basis whether the humidity is high or not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By OkiePC
Yes. The RSLogix500 file will have all the...

Yes. The RSLogix500 file will have all the logic, data values and comments available.

I make backups manually and have a folder structure/format that I follow. We integrate for dozens of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,264
Posted By OkiePC
Is that a bleach pump in the 4th pic? If so,...

Is that a bleach pump in the 4th pic?

If so, that is probably why the bus bars look like they do, and why there is green life growing on all the copper.

Every day working in the water industry,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By OkiePC
I have nearly zero experience with Mitsubishi...

I have nearly zero experience with Mitsubishi PLCs, but have used the Digi One IAP as a serial to Ethernet bridge in cases where I needed to access Allen Bradley serial only PLCs with both...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By OkiePC
https://media.makeameme.org/created/im-sorry-capta...

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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 13th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By OkiePC
I can't remember if the DTR instruction exists in...

I can't remember if the DTR instruction exists in Logix 5000, but if not, then follow the advice of A_G and use NEQ followed by MOV where the source B in both instructions is your "last scan copy" of...
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