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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By jstolaruk
What is your exact data types - give an example...

What is your exact data types - give an example of the tag definition.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By jstolaruk
yeah, they are NOT cheap.

yeah, they are NOT cheap.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By jstolaruk
+1 Dirt on the OS scheduling a batch file to copy...

+1 Dirt on the OS scheduling a batch file to copy the folder, sometimes its hard to see the forest through the trees.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By jstolaruk
I looked through all of the options and it...

I looked through all of the options and it doesn't appear that it can be changed. RSlogix 5 & 500 has a secondary search path but I don't thinks its the same as what I was hoping it was - a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By jstolaruk
I believe it can be done in RSlogix 500 but I've...

I believe it can be done in RSlogix 500 but I've not seen a way to change it in Studio. Please disclose what you find-out if it can indeed be different.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By jstolaruk
This mishap is a good reason it would be nice to...

This mishap is a good reason it would be nice to be able to specify a backup/recovery directory other than the default project directory.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By jstolaruk
You guys are nothing short of amazing.

You guys are nothing short of amazing.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By jstolaruk
Ken, aren't there different manufacturers of SSI...

Ken, aren't there different manufacturers of SSI interface modules? AMCI? RA? I was going to suggest that he review the design and verify/inspect the wiring to the interface module he was using.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By jstolaruk
What input module(s) are you using between the...

What input module(s) are you using between the Encoder and the PLC processor?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By jstolaruk
How is the 842A interfaced with the PLC? I...

How is the 842A interfaced with the PLC? I suspect BryanG is spot on, it would explain the need to change the offset.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By jstolaruk
Leukic, sorry, when I say constants I mean tag...

Leukic, sorry, when I say constants I mean tag whose values aren't not meant to change in your program. Such as your gain. But you're indicating you have to change the offset to get the number you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By jstolaruk
Not in my experience. Are the scaling...

Not in my experience.

Are the scaling factors (or any tags used as constants) different then what you set them to? that would imply some piece of logic or outside source has changed them.

A...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By jstolaruk
I'll put in monitoring logic, that is completely...

I'll put in monitoring logic, that is completely separate from the suspect logic, to monitor its actions and variables looking for conditions that are not "correct", flag it, and record all of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By jstolaruk
Have you explored the GSV instruction to get the...

Have you explored the GSV instruction to get the time and date from the processor? It extracts it to a DINT array of 7 elements.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By jstolaruk
Ken's recommendation of the Beijer X2 Extreme...

Ken's recommendation of the Beijer X2 Extreme (https://www.beijerelectronics.com/X2extreme) has a operating range of -30C to +70C.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By jstolaruk
It is a font scaling issue, it happens with v10...

It is a font scaling issue, it happens with v10 also. 125% is highest I've been able to get it to work when using 4K.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By jstolaruk
Yep, no other choices if the project is using...

Yep, no other choices if the project is using safety i/o.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By jstolaruk
I'm routinely designing and commissioning the...

I'm routinely designing and commissioning the 5380 in both safe and non-safe versions for the last year or so. The input sensitivity has forced the panel builders and electricians wiring the machine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By jstolaruk
I have to wonder how much the marketing group has...

I have to wonder how much the marketing group has added the latest buzzwords to already mature products in order to give them extra life. I''m sure there are some new things, but having been in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By jstolaruk
No, it appears to have a broken link.

No, it appears to have a broken link.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By jstolaruk
I thought that was true and but I can't seem to...

I thought that was true and but I can't seem to enable the external access - its ghosted out. (ha found it, had to dig a little)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By jstolaruk
Windows Snipping Tool works good for single...

Windows Snipping Tool works good for single images in a pinch.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By jstolaruk
I haven't found a restriction when creating AOI...

I haven't found a restriction when creating AOI local tags so creating a string is not problem. If you want an HMI to display it, you'll have to copy it out to a controller or local program tag. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By jstolaruk
Loc-tite breaks down with heat, that's one of the...

Loc-tite breaks down with heat, that's one of the drawbacks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By jstolaruk
The memory of a soft split collar washer isn't...

The memory of a soft split collar washer isn't much good beyond one use but a spring steel split collar (heat treated) is much better albeit at a higher cost. Used by machine builders but not so...
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