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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
JagXtreme EDS Files

I have a production line where we have several scales on Controlnet back to a L55 Controllogix. All of them were JagXtremems. One of them went bad and we replaced it with a IND570. I can find pretty...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
That is awesome! Thanks for confirming, I will...

That is awesome! Thanks for confirming, I will give it a shot!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Factorytalk View ME - Restoring Legacy Help

I was reading on knowledgebase and came across this article. Is this article saying that it can restore v5.1 runtime file back to a development format in v10 once the patch is installed?

As the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,742
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
I am trying to use a similar setup with a Hootoo...

I am trying to use a similar setup with a Hootoo TripMate Titan that i received. For the life of me, I am unable to get it to work.

My PLC is IP 192.168.100.2; The router is setup to give out...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 29th, 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
So we swapped out the safe speed monitor board...

So we swapped out the safe speed monitor board and it worked after just fine. It boggles my mind how the first board was bad out of the factory.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 29th, 2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
DPI Error - Object State Fault

Hi,

I have a powerflex755 with safe speed monitor module card. The system while running suddenly shutdown with no apparent cause or alarms. The electricians didn't know any better and they changed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
That is the correct brochure I was looking at as...

That is the correct brochure I was looking at as well.

We already have purchased the Ethernet TCP/IP modules for them. So Modbus is not feasible at this stage. Unfortunately, there is no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Moisture Meters connecting to OPC Server?

I have a moisture meter that I want connected so we can log data from it. The specs mention that it supports OPC-DDE, would that mean I can connect it to Kepserver and gather data?
Thanks.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Thanks, I shall do that!

Thanks, I shall do that!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
I have a VM with all of Rockwell software...

I have a VM with all of Rockwell software installed on it. I have to change the Windows computer name of the VM, create a new user 'PROGRAMMER' with admin rights and delete completely the previous...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
I did change the name of the computer as well....

I did change the name of the computer as well. Would that mess up anything? Do you suggest uninstall, reinstall? I am lost. I think as you are saying, the PROGRAMMER is an administrator on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Yes it is a Windows administrator. See Capture1. ...

Yes it is a Windows administrator. See Capture1.

It also shows in Factorytalk Administrator Console when I login to 'Network' Administration Console. See Capture2.

It does not show any Windows...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
I tried to create a new account called...

I tried to create a new account called 'PROGRAMMER' and gave it Administrator rights. I log into PROGRAMMER account and try to setup my Factorytalk Directory and it complains saying the same thing....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
How to become Factorytalk Adminsitrator

I was trying to change the name of my VM Windows user account. After that I started getting messages like "User 'X' is not a Factorytalk administrator. Log on as a Factorytalk administrator"

Any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Thanks very much for resolving my hesitation. ...

Thanks very much for resolving my hesitation.

The lowest order is actually #1 which is the module inserted in the ControlLogix itself. I understand the controller having to go in to Program mode...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
ControlNet addressing

I had a question regarding addressing. I already have a network where there are two nodes. The main controller is a ControlLogix L62 that has a PLC-5 as remote and another controlLogix chassis as a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/group...

http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/qr/9324-qr001_-en-p.pdf

'FBD Editor' available separately for Standard edition.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Thanks guys. So this will probably sound stupid...

Thanks guys. So this will probably sound stupid but there are jumpers on the card assembly that were set for differential. I am going to change them out to single ended and start back up, but I think...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
What I mean is, if I see 12mA steady signal on...

What I mean is, if I see 12mA steady signal on the meter I don't register that on the DCS. It comes up as 'Not a number' meaning it doesn't see it. We changed out the card with a brand new one. It...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Analog input channel acting strange

My analog input 4-20mA channel are acting different. It sometimes reads a good mA value and sometimes doesn't. It happens only on 3 channels of the 6 that are being used. The rest three work just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Just looked like it dropped off. The trend was...

Just looked like it dropped off. The trend was running in RSLogix500. PLC is SLC5/04 communicating to Powerflex drive. All three variables are being polled by the in one message instruction. If loss...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Powerflex 700 PI Loop Clarification

Hi,
I need some help understanding the PID loop functionality in Powerflex 700 VC. I did some trend capture on encoder speed feedback (green), PI error (red), PI speed reference output (blue). Don't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Thanks guys, If I could measure in either wire...

Thanks guys,
If I could measure in either wire (1-) or (1+) then I guess I am not understanding how the PLC detects the mA signal? I thought the PLC would look at the difference between (1+) mA and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Measuring 4-20mA across analog input card setup as differential inputs

Hi,

I have PLC-5 that has analog input module. The modules are setup as differential inputs so two wires go to 1+ and 1- terminals. I was wondering how will I be able to measure the current 4-20mA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By anthr_plcnewbie
Acidic Environment Recommendation on AB PLC

Hi guys,

We have a client with an acidic environment. They currently have a lot of relay logic but want to convert to PLC control. I have seen some of their current control panels and they have...
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