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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By harryting
I'm probably off base here, but how are you...

I'm probably off base here, but how are you reading this modbus register? What's the data path?

Whatever driver you are using have to know what the 16 bit register represent.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By harryting
It's difficult to read the entire thing and also...

It's difficult to read the entire thing and also since I have no familiarity with the PLC you are using, I can only make educated guess.

I see you have a few timers, counters, and Set commands. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By harryting
Speaking in general, in any programming, you...

Speaking in general, in any programming, you return the program to the state you start out with.

If you post the program then we can give you more specific hints.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By harryting
Hint: reset your sequence once the input is open.

Hint: reset your sequence once the input is open.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By harryting
It goes back to something I been saying a lot;...

It goes back to something I been saying a lot; ill defined argument criteria. For some application, RA isn't the best fit but for others, where the cost of hardware isn't even a point of contention,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By harryting
Hi Ken, how's it going, RA ain't the same without...

Hi Ken, how's it going, RA ain't the same without you:)

I think about 10 PLCs... less than 100 tags from each.

I skipped over some of the background detail. The long story is that this is only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By harryting
Thanks, the Anybus Linking device seems like...

Thanks, the Anybus Linking device seems like their next generation of gateway but I rather have the gateway being the EIP Scanner and Modbus Server instead of the other way around. I just prefer to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By harryting
Never had this happen to me, however, I do not...

Never had this happen to me, however, I do not use PointIO for mission critical stuff ever since I had two new AI module malfunction straight out the box.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 15th, 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By harryting
Too many options for Contrologix to Modbus... which one?

The background is that the current data path using OPC to OPC communication is not reliable so I'm trying a more robust solution. I don't have a count of the tags yet but it's quite a lot, a few...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By harryting
Assuming you can get KepWare to talk to the GE...

Assuming you can get KepWare to talk to the GE side, you can then use Advanced Tag option to link it to a CLX Unsolicited driver. I have done this before just to test something out. The AB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By harryting
It's very unlikely the Tech agreement will be of...

It's very unlikely the Tech agreement will be of much usefulness to a college student in the first place. If you need help and hints for your project, post them here with as much work and reasoning...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 8th, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By harryting
Well, I do recall this seems to be a common...

Well, I do recall this seems to be a common problem with some Compactlogics. We have a system that's about 7 years old that had similar issues until I updated the firmware to version 20. So, update...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By harryting
Also, always change the default login/password...

Also, always change the default login/password for your home router and disable WPS. Put a reminder on your calendar to check for firmware update every few months.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By harryting
Huh, that's not inspiring any confidence on Red...

Huh, that's not inspiring any confidence on Red Lion which usually gets high mark here on the forum. I played with the software once to see how easy it is to use Data Station as a text/email alarm...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By harryting
Interesting point on HP graphic. While it make...

Interesting point on HP graphic. While it make seemingly good points, it has never been properly tested in a critical fashion. In other word, it never been proven in a scientific manner.

What I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 5th, 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By harryting
Fiber cable product suggestion for short run.

So I have several applications where a short run of fiber would be nice, say, under a 100 feet.

Sure, I can custom order a long "patch" cable but they seem fragile. I'm sure there are good...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,133
Posted By harryting
Yes! I been treated much much worse on job...

Yes!

I been treated much much worse on job sites by people who got no business criticizing my work.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By harryting
You asked very similar question before but never...

You asked very similar question before but never clarified. Is this a specific model of historian module you are talking about?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,402
Posted By harryting
While I'm totally on-board with comments, it's...

While I'm totally on-board with comments, it's also more important to write good code. As I have said before, as quoted from SICP
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By harryting
Keep in mind, you will need to buy each VM a...

Keep in mind, you will need to buy each VM a separate Windows OS license unless you are covered under enterprise license agreement.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By harryting
I don't see any more issue with Rockwell software...

I don't see any more issue with Rockwell software playing along with other software. The #1 issue tend to be antivirus software.

More often, it's different version of the same software that tend...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,855
Posted By harryting
Red Lion got 3 different line of Panel interface...

Red Lion got 3 different line of Panel interface now? I remember they only had the G3 which most people seems to like here. What's the major differentiation between the 3 lines?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By harryting
Yes, first, you need to disconnect the other...

Yes, first, you need to disconnect the other serial cable and connect the null-modem cable to your PC.

Once connected to your PC, determine the com-port used by going into Device-Manager and look...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By harryting
60 second on reset is just what I read here in...

60 second on reset is just what I read here in other threads. I guess it doesn't hurt to try.

I would try the serial download first, you will need a standard null-modem cable and a USB-Serial...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By harryting
- Tried to download with serial cable with DF1...

- Tried to download with serial cable with DF1 driver?

- You can also try to reset the processor by pulling the battery and shorten the contact between GND and VBB for about 60 seconds.

-...
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