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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I had the water hose treatment as well one time. ...

I had the water hose treatment as well one time.

With my old company, I had to manage my own computer. Activation, software and all those things I had to do. Well I stepped away from my computer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Iv seen you mention this a few times now. I for...

Iv seen you mention this a few times now. I for one have never had this issue. I use CCW daily, on many 850 and 820 units. I will always update to the newest firmware every time I get online with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 10th, 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
With operators, sometimes you need to take what's...

With operators, sometimes you need to take what's said or reported with a grain of salt. The actual events may sometimes differ depending on the understanding the operator has of the machine.
I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Terminate at the reactor. Fuse - line reactor -...

Terminate at the reactor. Fuse - line reactor - drive - load reactor - drive cable - disconnect - motor.
Still no need for terminal blocks.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 6th, 2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I always go to the drive / cont. I wouldn't...

I always go to the drive / cont.
I wouldn't trade dependability for looks ever. Especially since I'm the guy who has to come during the night to fix it!
The terminal block is just one more point...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 31st, 2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Steel conduit or teck at very least. But around...

Steel conduit or teck at very least. But around here, I always have the guys use VFD cable if there is a drive involved. Just to many headaches over the years and replacing of motors, drives and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I used 3 of these on our forming lines in a few...

I used 3 of these on our forming lines in a few plants for many years. I never had a communication issue. The areas are well designed to mitigate noise and even used shielded Ethernet cables to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
New Processor on the way. I realized that I...

New Processor on the way.
I realized that I had 2 other machines here using this same processor, so it wasn't to hard to justify.

Sweet!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thanks for the reply. I have requested for...

Thanks for the reply.
I have requested for purchase of a new processor. Not cheap!!!!!
I have successfully changed my projects version to 24 and once the new unit arrives I will download. Then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Do a cross reference for that output. Is there...

Do a cross reference for that output. Is there another instance of it in your program? Is this routing being scanned by the main routine. Basic questions, but that is the first thing to check.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 13th, 2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Yeah, I'm going to push for a spare processor. I...

Yeah, I'm going to push for a spare processor. I know the bean counters want the agreement before I buy to many but, that one makes me scared to have to fudge it.

So, since I don't have V21,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I wish I did have a spare... That spare is on...

I wish I did have a spare...
That spare is on a long long, list of recommended spares through our "Rockwell Support Contract". A contract I might add that due to our higher up people foot dragging,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 10th, 2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thanks for the advice. I do have all the...

Thanks for the advice.
I do have all the backups. I hadn't thought about the possibility of going backwards so that is a good one to keep in mind.
Also, you suggest going to V23. I wasn't sure...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
There is a lot of discussion on it. Iv been...

There is a lot of discussion on it. Iv been sifting through it.
There are lots of horror stories to. I just don't want to end up in one.

Trying to get prepared as much as I can.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
It needs to go. I have close to 70...

It needs to go.
I have close to 70 controllers running. This is the odd ball! I don't want that software on my computer either.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Another Version 21.03 Thread

Hey Folks.
I had a thread a while back where we talked about the versioning issues that can arise with Studio5K.

It has been determined that I must upgrade the firmware on a 1756-L71. It is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I almost forgot about that "feature". I sure hope...

I almost forgot about that "feature". I sure hope that doesn't happen again!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
I really like CCW. For small machines or...

I really like CCW.

For small machines or process, they are great. The HMI development is kind of rough, but that's only if you comparing it to something a little more purpose driven. As a "Do...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
-Run Mode Change allows program logic changes in...

-Run Mode Change allows program logic changes in run mode
-Spy List to monitor variables
-User Defined Data Types
-Intellectual Property Protection

If your using CCW
-Run Mode Change allows...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
440R-ENETR (GuardLink Interface)

Morning Folks.
Has anybody used this new 44R-ENETR Ethernet Interface Module yet??

Here is what I have.

Stratix 2000 connecting my L30ER V30.11 , my laptop Ethernet port and my 440R-ENETR...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Ill second this!!!!! We don't have a the regular...

Ill second this!!!!! We don't have a the regular yearly checking of terminals here in our facility simply due to manpower. The only loose connections that I keep seeing, are on the one large machine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Red face Guilty!!! I simply assume it was 24VDC. I...

Guilty!!!
I simply assume it was 24VDC. I strive to make everything I do 24VDC so it just becomes second nature to think that way.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thank you Sir!:beer:

Thank you Sir!:beer:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
Thumbs up Great thread. Ill be swapping my 1N4001 out...

Great thread.
Ill be swapping my 1N4001 out for 1N4007 promptly.
I'm also operating on a 24VDC system as the OP described. I was reading the reverse bias rating as the ability to handle the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By PLC Pie Guy
James.... Just curious. Why would you say the...

James.... Just curious. Why would you say the 1N4004 and not the 1N4001 that is rated for 50V. His coil voltage is 24 volts so 2X coil voltage = 48, 2 more for safety factor = 50V. I thought rule of...
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