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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Ken Moore
Sorry, cannot help. We have external HIM's and...

Sorry, cannot help. We have external HIM's and just use the interface to run in manual if needed.

Would having an external HIM be an option?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Ken Moore
Not sure if it's possible or not. But I do...

Not sure if it's possible or not.
But I do know 5/05's with older firmware do not speak Ethernet IP, but later versions do. This may be your issue.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By Ken Moore
No drilling required for the PPI

No drilling required for the PPI
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By Ken Moore
I find Hall Effect sensors work better in harsh...

I find Hall Effect sensors work better in harsh environments.
I have had good results from PPI brand devices.
https://www.ppi-global.com/product/speed-switch/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By Ken Moore
Is this homework? One way to accomplish this is...

Is this homework?
One way to accomplish this is to assign a value to each selection, say 1, then add the selections, if total =2, then allow no more.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Ken Moore
Flash the firmware, then you will be required to...

Flash the firmware, then you will be required to set the password same as new.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Ken Moore
Novice with FF, but don't you need a 100 ohm...

Novice with FF, but don't you need a 100 ohm resistors at each end?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Ken Moore
The pump alarm looks ideal. Not sure how robust,...

The pump alarm looks ideal. Not sure how robust, but a good price and text messages for only $50 a year.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Ken Moore
Also, if these are automated systems you could...

Also, if these are automated systems you could use TopView.
https://www.exele.com/software-products/topview/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Ken Moore
I have used these with good success, when chicken...

I have used these with good success, when chicken houses loose ventilation.
Just use a relay with a normally closed contact, when the power fails the contact closes and dialer starts.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Ken Moore
I have used lots of Phoenix components over the...

I have used lots of Phoenix components over the years, including firewalls, and VPN access devices, but never the plc's.

I am looking to develop an in house Maintenance tech PLC course, just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Ken Moore
Anyone use this training kit?

A starter kit from Phoenix Contact.
Being able to use other languages is interesting.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Ken Moore
Where is bit 100 located, in an array?

Where is bit 100 located, in an array?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Ken Moore
Would indirect addressing work? ...

Would indirect addressing work?
DINTbit[1].[DINT[1]]
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By Ken Moore
You may be able to put them in series on the same...

You may be able to put them in series on the same rung. Been awhile since I messed with a 505 series.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 11th, 2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By Ken Moore
In the old TI processors, math was a middle...

In the old TI processors, math was a middle instruction. You have to have an input in front and an output after. I always C511 (old systems only had 512C's) as an always true instruction. Then use it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Ken Moore
Off the top of my head. Install a PDF printer (if...

Off the top of my head. Install a PDF printer (if you can find one for Win95) print pdf to floppy, then use modern PC to print with printer.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,619
Posted By Ken Moore
Your integer array is used in the expression. ...

Your integer array is used in the expression.
Control is a tag of type control, let's use MyCntrl as our tag.
Array tag is MyArray

Expression: MyArray[MyCntrol.POS]=1001
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,619
Posted By Ken Moore
I just started a new project with a 1769...

I just started a new project with a 1769 processor, and it allows the FSC instruction to be programmed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,619
Posted By Ken Moore
Strictly in ladder or is Structured text an...

Strictly in ladder or is Structured text an option?
Rockwell platform, or some other?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 10th, 2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By Ken Moore
What PLC models do you have?

What PLC models do you have?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Ken Moore
Has anyone looked into replacing the pumps with...

Has anyone looked into replacing the pumps with electrically driven models. May be cheaper than the air compressor option.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Ken Moore
Can't help with your issue. The following is my...

Can't help with your issue. The following is my opinion of conversions:
Don't.
It's like having a horse and buggy, the horse dies, so you buy a new truck to pull your buggy.
Conversion tools...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Ken Moore
Take a look at your tag "tuning". When the...

Take a look at your tag "tuning". When the machine is not running, you should only get a new value every 8 hours or so. Do you have the PI builder add-in for Excel? If you do export all the tags to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Ken Moore
What is sending/receiving the old signals, why...

What is sending/receiving the old signals, why not change that?
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