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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Aabeck
Maybe if you got in touch with your new uncle...

Maybe if you got in touch with your new uncle down there (the one that just picked up a $800 million check from the Mega Millions game) he could get you a bigger boat to play with, or a few....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Aabeck
Sounds like another experiment this weekend if I...

Sounds like another experiment this weekend if I get the time.....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Aabeck
I just tried this and if the slider bar was way...

I just tried this and if the slider bar was way to the left it would only show 1 or 2 tabs. If the slider was centered or to the right it showed all open tags at once, truncating the names.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Aabeck
This might be something for a machine vision...

This might be something for a machine vision system.

Vision sensors fed to controls can determine size and speed. I regularly get emails from Cognex (http://www.cognex.com/)about their vision...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Aabeck
Do the routines have very long names? RSL...

Do the routines have very long names?

RSL might only show the full name. If the tabs have long names the next tab may not be shown with a partial name. I think that is how RSL5k shows tags.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Aabeck
I am not up on protected mode AOI's but can it be...

I am not up on protected mode AOI's but can it be uploaded from one project and merged into the fault PLC without the keycode?

In case the problem is something in the AOI itself creating the -29...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Aabeck
But doesn't that nullify the reason for going out...

But doesn't that nullify the reason for going out on the ocean?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Aabeck
Hopefully, in the not too distant future, that...

Hopefully, in the not too distant future, that will be available on all/most servo controllers.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Aabeck
To compare 2 programs (going from memory so it...

To compare 2 programs (going from memory so it might be off)

On the menu bar select TOOLS, then COMPARE

You will be able to select the open project or the PLC you're online with, then for the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Aabeck
I would do as Poet suggests and do a compare of...

I would do as Poet suggests and do a compare of the working and non-working projects.

If you only swapped the PLC and not the HMI that you said was getting stuck the problem lies somewhere in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Aabeck
At least RSL5K shows the latest tab. RSL500 shows...

At least RSL5K shows the latest tab. RSL500 shows them in the order they were opened.

Newer ones, if too many, are hidden under the scroll bar even when the open tab.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By Aabeck
Saying "never" is inviting trouble. Murphy's...

Saying "never" is inviting trouble. Murphy's Law-ish.

Personally I have had only 1 hard drive failure in all the years and many computers and servers I have had. But that one was enough to make...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Aabeck
If the file is too big you can upload it to...

If the file is too big you can upload it to WeTransfer (https://www.wetransfer.com/) and post the link here. It will be there for 7 days (select the FREE option)

If the HMI is writing a negative...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By Aabeck
I might just print up an updated Service Order...

I might just print up an updated Service Order and have that as one of the checkbox entry options.

At least a sample one.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Aabeck
If there is a chance what is written from a...

If there is a chance what is written from a First-Pass could be overwritten later in the scan I would put a XIO First-Pass on the other rungs so they were not processed on the first scan.
Also,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Aabeck
Yes, if midnight is not going to ever be an issue...

Yes, if midnight is not going to ever be an issue that would work.


However keep in mind that when a timer gets /DN it skips a scan before starting back timing. For this I would run your timer ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By Aabeck
I did this on a laminating hot press to continue...

I did this on a laminating hot press to continue the cycle if the power was off less than 20 minutes and the hydraulic pressure was not lost. The customer specified it to abort the cycle if the power...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By Aabeck
I always set up backup folders on a different...

I always set up backup folders on a different hard drive, or at least a different logical drive on a partition.

Especially with Windows and System Restore problems I try not to have critical files...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Aabeck
Another thing about downtime that relates to...

Another thing about downtime that relates to machine updates:

Customers frequently want updates done while production is running. No shutting it down to add offline edits. That price per minute...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Aabeck
I do my experimenting on my home control system....

I do my experimenting on my home control system. There I can try new and complex ways of doing things. As for a system I am selling to run production machinery I try to keep it simple to run and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By Aabeck
So is it either:

So is it either:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By Aabeck
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By Aabeck
Interesting.... To me it's not a warning. This...

Interesting....
To me it's not a warning. This is over my desk:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Aabeck
AdvancedHMI has it's own forum with a lot of help...

AdvancedHMI has it's own forum with a lot of help on it for beginners.


http://advancedhmi.com/forum/index.php#c1


To create projects in AHMI you will need to install Visual Studio from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Aabeck
As John Calderwood notes I have used Banner light...

As John Calderwood notes I have used Banner light beams that have an allowed 'window' to be able to have small parts fed into the top die of a stamping press. It would allow up to 2" of the light to...
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