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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By OkiePC
Make sure the size of your email_list tag is...

Make sure the size of your email_list tag is adequate to hold a large string. I have done what you're doing successfully, and set my cstring tag to retentive and 200 characters so the operator can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By OkiePC
This should be a new thread. 1. What...

This should be a new thread.

1. What hardware is it? Graphite HMIs can be programmed with either version 3.0 or 3.1 but most of their other hardware is limited to one or the other.

2. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,076
Posted By OkiePC
We have quite a few Click PLCs in service in...

We have quite a few Click PLCs in service in various applications and have not had any trouble out of them. Most are the Ethernet capable models that do support online editing. The software is free...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By OkiePC
Is that one of those models with a serial port...

Is that one of those models with a serial port that is only for use as a printer port? I think it is...

You will have to use a memory card or a DH+ interface to communicate with it. The AIC I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 20th, 2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By OkiePC
I am pretty sure that is a yes. We have about 5...

I am pretty sure that is a yes. We have about 5 guys that are assigned to one account. I think I added them using the same company name and Techconnect ID number.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By OkiePC
You're welcome! The documentation is thin...

You're welcome!

The documentation is thin with Crimson but the software is so good, I forgive them for that. It has been a few years since I used triggered logging, so I don't recall what I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By OkiePC
A triggered snapshot will append the log file...

A triggered snapshot will append the log file each time the Log Trigger makes a false to true transition. So if you want the operator to enter all the data and then press a button to add the log...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 17th, 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By OkiePC
http://www.mosaic-industries.com/embedded-systems/...

http://www.mosaic-industries.com/embedded-systems/electronic-instrument-design-new-product-development/cables/ribbon-cable-current-rating
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 17th, 2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By OkiePC
Doh! My apologies to the OP for overlooking that...

Doh! My apologies to the OP for overlooking that one. He has a 1200, not a SLC which is what I must have been thinking.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 16th, 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By OkiePC
RSLogix 500 Starter at a minimum. ...

RSLogix 500 Starter at a minimum.

9324-RL0100ENE ESD - RSLogix 500 Starter ENGLISH $1,410.00
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By OkiePC
At first glance, it still looks a bit too simple...

At first glance, it still looks a bit too simple to cover all your bases. It has been over ten years since I had to to ASCII with ladder logic, but when I did, I ended up with a state logic control...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By OkiePC
I have to spend a lot of time travelling shorts...

I have to spend a lot of time travelling shorts distances to jobs. At first it bothered me thinking how much work I needed to be getting done and I am stuck on the road for 3 hours at a time.

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By OkiePC
I think the BRX supports ethernet I/P. It might...

I think the BRX supports ethernet I/P. It might be easier to have it read the data from the Compactlogix.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By OkiePC
My dad said when I was about 10 that I was the...

My dad said when I was about 10 that I was the only kid he ever saw who could take a perfectly good stereo and turn it into a flashlight. First of all, that stereo with 8 track player would only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By OkiePC
I would steer you toward allen-bradley, but the...

I would steer you toward allen-bradley, but the software for the one you listed will be expensive. That SLC 5/03 CPU would require at a minimum RSLogix 500 Starter which lists for $1400 and doesn't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By OkiePC
Nice, but I suspect the trend will be toward...

Nice, but I suspect the trend will be toward connecting the touchscreen every man woman and child carries in their pocket to the control system wirelessly.

Having it right on the PLC could be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By OkiePC
No. You can download and install it simply by...

No. You can download and install it simply by registering. It will run in trial mode and you will have to reset the trial timer every two hours, but you can repeat that step indefinitely.


...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By OkiePC
Do you want JIC or IEC style symbols? Here...

Do you want JIC or IEC style symbols?

Here is a pretty good set of JIC symbols I have used and built on....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By OkiePC
The PC I have with windows ten that I can't keep...

The PC I have with windows ten that I can't keep from updating was a Windows 7 machine with Wonderware. The plant operator accidentally upgraded it to Windows 10. It didn't like his monitor, so the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By OkiePC
I think it is the other way around. When they...

I think it is the other way around. When they release the next version of Ignition 7.9.11, it will have Java embedded, where as now, you have to install it separately and maintain a configuration...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By OkiePC
Someone has a signature line something like...

Someone has a signature line something like "Cycling power is a sign of weakness." That might be good on a t-shirt.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,227
Posted By OkiePC
PLC Programmers are really in control. PLC...

PLC Programmers are really in control.
PLC programming is the ladder to success.

Those need some refinement ... I need to think of more...something about a ladder that goes in a circle, or an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By OkiePC
plccable has a DH485 cable that works great. It...

plccable has a DH485 cable that works great. It might be handy for accessing the 5/03 if it's serial port has another purpose. Get some null modem adapters and gender changers to keep in your cable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By OkiePC
I think the Red Lion G3 were faster, at about 7...

I think the Red Lion G3 were faster, at about 7 seconds. The Kadets I have used were about 9 seconds (it can grow if you have a lot going on in a startup program) and the CR3000 are around 20-25...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By OkiePC
Here's how I cycle through 3 images when a burner...

Here's how I cycle through 3 images when a burner is on by using DisplayCount%3 (% = modulo). I don't know the exact timing, but it is a nice fast flickering flame.

When the burner tag is off,...
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