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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:31 AM
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Posted By kalabdel
I keep thinking about this. Any chance you could...

I keep thinking about this. Any chance you could share a scenario to clarify what you meant. Doesn't have to be in the context of this thread (hijack!); a scenario where "context switching" and its...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:44 AM
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Views: 647
Posted By kalabdel
HSC with hardware interrupt is the approach I...

HSC with hardware interrupt is the approach I would take without any hesitation.
Scan Time is not sacrosanct; it whould be weighed against the objective/performance you want to achiev. As Bryan...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By kalabdel
Link ...

Link (https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/document/109747503/guideline-on-library-handling-in-tia-portal-?dti=0&lc=en-SE)

Yes, an FB can be typed. Can you show a screenshot of what you're...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By kalabdel
You can not "type" any item, some can not be...

You can not "type" any item, some can not be typed and have to be put into master copies.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,732
Posted By kalabdel
Oops

Oops
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,732
Posted By kalabdel
I don't have TIA14 loaded on my laptop so I put...

I don't have TIA14 loaded on my laptop so I put it on TIA13SP2, man was that primitive compared to 16.
I imported a tested code but I couldn't test the simulation blocks on TIA13 because PLCSIM...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,732
Posted By kalabdel
Is similar to your thinking: Have a DINT...

Is similar to your thinking:
Have a DINT variable ROC(roll over counter) on every counter rollover.
Increase the array size to three domension: RV, ROC ( calculated for future count), LaneNumber....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,732
Posted By kalabdel
Rolling over may be a problem, i'll have to...

Rolling over may be a problem, i'll have to rework that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2021, 01:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,732
Posted By kalabdel
That's great, thanks a lot. I will move to...

That's great, thanks a lot.

I will move to 14 on the weekend but the main plot is very straight forward and can be implemented with a simple counter and compare instruction :

Tooth sensor ,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,732
Posted By kalabdel
drbitboy, some lazy people would like you to...

drbitboy, some lazy people would like you to upload the project so they can play with it and learn some fancy shifting.


Thanks


Here's a convoluted one with a high speed counter. Needs...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By kalabdel
The resistor values vary quite a bit depending on...

The resistor values vary quite a bit depending on the manual/example you read. I use 12Ohm on V20 and they work fine but I've read 220Ohm and 330Ohm in two different Siemens manuals. It also states...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By kalabdel
I believe wiring information is in the S7-1200...

I believe wiring information is in the S7-1200 manual
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,690
Posted By kalabdel
I feel you. I don't want to offend anyone so I...

I feel you. I don't want to offend anyone so I will zip it up.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,522
Posted By kalabdel
Talking asdf

Thanks LD.



The boss just sent me this spaghetti diagram of additions the customer wants us to make and we're almost done building the panel :shoot: . Please make the necessary changes and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,522
Posted By kalabdel
And my view on best practice is that it is...

And my view on best practice is that it is individual.

I learn what is considered best practice, look at other people's code, try it out and decide if it works for me.

If one way appeals to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,522
Posted By kalabdel
I do this all the time but I use an FC as I do...

I do this all the time but I use an FC as I do not need any persistent data.
I use the FC to very easily make changes and specially to OR inputs and outputs (in separate FCs) for testing and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 20th, 2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,522
Posted By kalabdel
In version 16n just open it like any other...

In version 16n just open it like any other project.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By kalabdel
If else work like set and reset, direct...

If else work like set and reset, direct assignment maybe what you're looking for and it is also clearer.

Bit0 := Input_0; // or whatever your naming convention was.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By kalabdel
The block needs to be non-optimized.

The block needs to be non-optimized.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By kalabdel
I understand you have already determined that the...

I understand you have already determined that the memory is mostly occupied by IEC timers and that's why you are trying different work around.
How did you determine that? Just curious.
I'm also...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By kalabdel
Thanks, that was very helpful as it pretty much...

Thanks, that was very helpful as it pretty much mirrors what I'm looking.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By kalabdel
I've used power point very few times and that was...

I've used power point very few times and that was for presentation of products or services; mostly. I'm not sure how easy it is to create different diagrams with it.



PowerPoint is an editor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By kalabdel
Thanks Jeremy. I haven't thought about PackML for...

Thanks Jeremy. I haven't thought about PackML for a general system design. I will do some research into it.
I think most modeling languages now have state machine diagrams incorporated into it in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By kalabdel
Post a screen shot of your memory usage. Which...

Post a screen shot of your memory usage.
Which version of TIA? Earlier versions used more memory for certain SFBs like SINA blocks and updating to later versions reduced memory considerably.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By kalabdel
Hello everyone, I've tried quite a few methods...

Hello everyone,
I've tried quite a few methods over the years starting with flow charts and finite state machine diagrams and then often a combination of the two. Last year I spent sometime on...
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