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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Rob...
Probably programmed with S7 Classic, and the PLC...

Probably programmed with S7 Classic, and the PLC FW is likely not supported by TIA, so it wont upload.

I've never personally tried though.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,957
Posted By Rob...
Have you considered swapping out the S5? That's...

Have you considered swapping out the S5? That's just as obsolete as the masterdrive series.

As mentioned above though, a DP/DP coupler would be the easiest option.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By Rob...
A standard encoder... or absolute if the system...

A standard encoder... or absolute if the system has power cycles and you need to detect if it's moved since.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Rob...
Yes, no problem. Can you?

Yes, no problem.

Can you?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Rob...
This is what I would use. Of course you...

This is what I would use.

Of course you could use memory tags or link to DB.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By Rob...
Not saying it wouldn't meet the standard, but do...

Not saying it wouldn't meet the standard, but do you think Rockwell will offer a compliance certificate. You'd have to do your own verification and assessment.

Much like, if you program an E-Stop...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By Rob...
Possible - yes Certified - Most likely not

Possible - yes

Certified - Most likely not
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 12th, 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By Rob...
We've been using Siemens microbox and nanoboxs...

We've been using Siemens microbox and nanoboxs successfully for years now.

Never had any issues.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Rob...
I'm going to recomend pro soft too, ive used...

I'm going to recomend pro soft too, ive used several in many projects all worked well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,090
Posted By Rob...
There's a problem finding something more readily...

There's a problem finding something more readily available currently, perspex.

I imaging liquid nitrogen is abundant when not every medical center country wide is likely to start requesting it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Rob...
Also, remember if reading data from a siemens...

Also, remember if reading data from a siemens PLC. They byte swap.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Rob...
You can upload when running without stopping the...

You can upload when running without stopping the communication.

However, unless you have the original config file, the upload will be uncommented. Not impossible to work with, an if it's a simple...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Rob...
The last time I used a prosoft device, they had...

The last time I used a prosoft device, they had stand alone software to configure the device. (Mine was installed in a control logix rack).

Just connect an upload the config. The software was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Rob...
There is, just selecting a tick box in the DB. ...

There is, just selecting a tick box in the DB.

Recipes and the like can take up a lot of memory thought, the 1200 isn't really designed for recipie handling etc..

All dependent on how large...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By Rob...
Other things to check, are you allowing operator...

Other things to check, are you allowing operator control? Tickbox under security.

This can also be controlled dynamically under the animation field.

If it requires an elevated user to be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 30th, 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By Rob...
Are you compiling before downloading? It...

Are you compiling before downloading?

It does state that it does a compile as and when you hit the download button, maybe a bug I don't know. I've had several funny instances with downloading...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 29th, 2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Rob...
If using siemens I would definitely look into...

If using siemens I would definitely look into using their built in recipes handler within the HMI. Rather than using the PLC memory.

However, if your recipes are only a few variables, either ways...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Rob...
I believe the difference is 64bit and 32bit...

I believe the difference is 64bit and 32bit coding. Changed at TIA V15.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,986
Posted By Rob...
I just set my phone to do not disturb. Will...

I just set my phone to do not disturb.

Will still ring for certain people, or if someone calls x amount of times within a time period.

Yes if the customer etc.. calls on a fast enough time...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,718
Posted By Rob...
We build panels and ship them to the US. We still...

We build panels and ship them to the US. We still have to be inspected by a UL official.

Not that I think much of their standards or methods of working. They've got a monopoly on the market and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,718
Posted By Rob...
I've had nothing from them in the UK yet. ...

I've had nothing from them in the UK yet.

Maybe they're rolling out in the US first.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,718
Posted By Rob...
Got any links to this mandate? I guess I'll...

Got any links to this mandate?

I guess I'll have to find some information about it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By Rob...
I hadn't noticed that. It certainly wasn't...

I hadn't noticed that.

It certainly wasn't online at the time of this screenshot.

I'll try and get it to repeat and get some more data.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By Rob...
Using starter in Step 7. However there is no...

Using starter in Step 7. However there is no ethernet network in netpro. I did add one to test, didn't make a difference.

If I click on the change button, I get to pic 2.

I'm back in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By Rob...
Both of those screenshots are offline with the...

Both of those screenshots are offline with the drive
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