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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
It was not quite as bad when there were only 2...

It was not quite as bad when there were only 2 long entrance points. I added 2 more which just complicated it more. With a couple future additions/changes being discussed on this line, being able to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
OOPS! There is another counter (let's call...

OOPS!

There is another counter (let's call it #3) which is a clear of stop counter. Gate opens, counts maybe 2 or 3 chain pulses by which time the carrier being released is clear clear of that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Counters tracking carriers. There are actually a...

Counters tracking carriers. There are actually a couple counters tracking carriers. These counters only work the carrier traffic for the standard 25' carriers. Propelling these carriers down the line...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Update, I took my spare integer data file and did...

Update, I took my spare integer data file and did the COP instruction and did the same as the one entrance long tracking FIFO. Easy and works great. Sometime next week I'm going insert the info from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Well, here goes. This will either clarify or ...

Well, here goes. This will either clarify or confuse the task at hand.



By the way, I have another FIFO/data table in this program I'm not currently using. I'm going to borrow it next week...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Peter, I appreciate your questions on...

Peter,

I appreciate your questions on details on this system. I'll get back with some finer points after work. Might be later though. Lunch is just too short.


Thank you all,
Dale
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Sorry again, Yes it is a PLC5 and using RSLogix5....

Sorry again, Yes it is a PLC5 and using RSLogix5.

I see what you are getting to below and believe I will be able to test some of these ideas in the currently running system later next week. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Sorry, I looked back in the above attempt at...

Sorry, I looked back in the above attempt at describing the old VS the new scheme. Maybe you can read through those inconsistencies.

For one, the FFL will move in a zero into the back and same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 24th, 2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By dalem
Something different for tracking part

Good evening,

Here's something I've been pondering for a few weeks but have not found the time to test. Maybe someone has a better idea and can steer me in a different direction or tweak my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By dalem
Sorry it took so long to reply, but thanks for...

Sorry it took so long to reply, but thanks for the tips. I have an old laptop with Win 95 on it. I tried it just booted to DOS, but no difference. I tried a couple different baud rates, but no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By dalem
Sorry. I had to punch out this posts quickly,...

Sorry. I had to punch out this posts quickly, while home for lunch today. I meant to say that I have the Accel software to access this SAM-EX MCC board, not Access.

Any thoughts on transferring...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By dalem
Creonics-SAM-EX

Good afternoon folks.

I know you all like digging way back into your memory banks, so here goes.

We have an old machine with a Creonics/SAM-EX MCC board in it. The main board (bottom one) in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By dalem
I may be biased, but you won't go wrong with...

I may be biased, but you won't go wrong with Steel King racking of any type, size or capacity.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By dalem
I don't have any examples, but the following may...

I don't have any examples, but the following may save you from going completely nuts.

Use an ONS or OSR in the rung of your program, so that the PLC only sees (or uses) that end of index signal...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By dalem
Go online but not change program? (PLC5)

I have been instructed to teach one of my maintenance guys on each shift to hook up a laptop to a couple PLC5s, so that they can trouble shoot problems like I do, so that they don't have to call me...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By dalem
I run into this periodically too. Both are fixed...

I run into this periodically too. Both are fixed SLC500 (L40A units). Both have a PV550. These also are picky when trying to burn to store to EEPROM and that often fails numerous times in a row.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,288
Posted By dalem
Update. Found a few items I missed the first time...

Update. Found a few items I missed the first time through, while comparing settings in good board to bad board. I did not check/edit the GAINS and the Velocity settings. Edited those to match, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,288
Posted By dalem
HI Folks, I have one of these boards that I...

HI Folks,

I have one of these boards that I must do something with today. The watchdog went out on this board the other day. I hooked up my old laptop to it last night and got in and found some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 19th, 2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By dalem
I've used the following peoples magnets....

I've used the following peoples magnets. http://www.magnetics.com/I've also ordered elect magnets out of McMaster Carr. Probably a cheaper route for experimenting.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,723
Posted By dalem
In RSLogix500, it's under the "comms" tab. You...

In RSLogix500, it's under the "comms" tab. You need to be online with the PLC to burn to EEPROM. I beleive it take the PLC out of RUN mode, so be ready for that.

Not sure why, but now that I'm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,723
Posted By dalem
The program is run in RAM in the PLC. The program...

The program is run in RAM in the PLC. The program can also be stored in the EEPROM, if that chip has been installed in the PLC. The PLC may load the program stored on EEPROM when booting up, if that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By dalem
I run V4.50 on XP. Only thing I remember was...

I run V4.50 on XP. Only thing I remember was having to udate RSLinx, with a patch D/L from Rockwell.

I know all things are not perfect, but when W XP was coming out, I thought it had some sort of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,670
Posted By dalem
List of supported printers available on their...

List of supported printers available on their site. There is a new version than the one I use and looked like a number of newer printers were added.

http://www.ssclg.com/epsone.shtml

Anyone...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,670
Posted By dalem
I'm not 100% sure on your model of Epson, but I...

I'm not 100% sure on your model of Epson, but I bought my Epson 925 photo printer for one reason, CHeap inks. On an average I purchase 10 carts from one or two ebay sellers for about $25. (That's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 11th, 2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,965
Posted By dalem
Mike, Surely there's something there that an...

Mike, Surely there's something there that an average person might know about, but would you please clearify for this dummy?

In the news today. "NSA has records for millions in the US". If one in...
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