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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
At any rate, this community doesn't participate...

At any rate, this community doesn't participate in the hacking of software licenses.

I have no real authority to say that, but I'm confident that it is the case, just from past observation.

If...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:54 PM
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Views: 193
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
A Data Change script will execute whenever the...

A Data Change script will execute whenever the value of the trigger tag changes, if that's what you're asking. I don't have any WW software with me at the moment, or I'd try running your scripts.
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I just thought that this paragraph needed to be...

I just thought that this paragraph needed to be addressed. You would not typically obtain your IO System control power source from the "PLC Power Supply".

The PLC power supply provides multiple DC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
What kind of air line? Is it a large duct? A...

What kind of air line? Is it a large duct? A small pipe?

How is the transmitter connected to the air line?

Is there an orifice plate installed?




Just tell your client that you thought...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've used some analog output modules that accept...

I've used some analog output modules that accept external power supplies for loop excitation voltage. Sounds like you're looking for a signal conditioner that could do the same.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I agree. Even HMI packages that include a...

I agree. Even HMI packages that include a "momentary" pushbutton function sometimes fail to clear the bit after setting it. It's much more reliable to simply have the HMI set the bit and then clear...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
See page 122 in the linked document:...

See page 122 in the linked document: https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1756-um009_-en-p.pdf

Cold Junction Offset Option

The Cold Junction Offset box...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
"Alarms" are merely tag attributes. Any tag can...

"Alarms" are merely tag attributes. Any tag can have an alarm associated with it, or not. In older versions of InTouch, the tag "Comment" was used as an alarm text message for an alarm display, but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Open InTouch Application Manager. Verify that the...

Open InTouch Application Manager. Verify that the correct application is selected (assuming that multiple applications are listed) and choose DB Dump. Select the path and filename that you'd like to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's what I thought.

That's what I thought.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 07:54 PM
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Views: 398
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Is it possible to open an application in...

Is it possible to open an application in WindowMaker if it is missing it's .WIN files? I've never attempted it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I'm going to let others recommend what you should...

I'm going to let others recommend what you should do with your PID controllers and answer your original question.

You could detect whether a variable is rising or falling by taking x number of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Yes, "==<" is an invalid operator. Check out the...

Yes, "==<" is an invalid operator. Check out the help files. They're genuinely helpful. ;)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,579
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
No. It also happens with WonderWare clients.

No. It also happens with WonderWare clients.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Add more ENET adapters.

Add more ENET adapters.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 21st, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Use a Condition Script. Let "SD11FOM_OP >=...

Use a Condition Script.

Let "SD11FOM_OP >= 5" be the condition that triggers the script and let "Show "11 OP ALARM";" be the actual script.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That sounds like an FB Timer in an RLL program....

That sounds like an FB Timer in an RLL program. ;)

I agree though, it would be convenient.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
If the subroutine didn't run every scan, then the...

If the subroutine didn't run every scan, then the clock could get out of sync for providing a flip-flop bit, couldn't it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 15th, 2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
That's simple, but an Integer does represent a...

That's simple, but an Integer does represent a finite value. You'll need to reset occasionally, and be careful not to change the state of the One's Bit when you do.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I don't have a problem with using subroutines in...

I don't have a problem with using subroutines in a program, and I see no reason to avoid calling a subroutine conditionally. One simply needs to reset any outputs that should be left in an off state...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I've seen extreme cold shut down numerous...

I've seen extreme cold shut down numerous electronic devices. PLC IO, soft start drives, variable frequency drives, for example.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
Even relay outputs typically employ surge...

Even relay outputs typically employ surge suppression across the output contacts, thereby allowing a very small amount of leakage current.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I think they're asking for load resistors on...

I think they're asking for load resistors on discrete inputs to pull down leakage current through certain sensors that might otherwise cause a false "on" state at the input.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I see. That's why I warned against doing a...

I see. That's why I warned against doing a calibration.

You may only calibrate IF-8 and IF-16 modules with a voltage source.

Connect the positive of your voltage source to "IN-x" and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,331
Posted By Bit_Bucket_07
I agree. Slowing scan time won't fix bad logic....

I agree. Slowing scan time won't fix bad logic. Latch functions are useful, and I'm not one to say that latches should never be employed, but many people are opposed to the use of latches simply...
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