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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By ndzied1
Here is an example of a PWM type simulator in...

Here is an example of a PWM type simulator in free software. CoDeSys.

The PWM in this example is 10hz and is outputting the PWM equivalent of a Sine wave with a 5 second period.

I used a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 13th, 2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By ndzied1
When you use the separate Delta motion controller...

When you use the separate Delta motion controller like the RMC150-S2 that Peter mentioned, all the "smarts" for the motion control are in the Delta RMC controller. If the machine is mostly the 4...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,201
Posted By ndzied1
Many new meters include a Low Inexpedience mode...

Many new meters include a Low Inexpedience mode for systems where ghost voltage may be an issue. For instance the Fluke 117 has a setting called Auto-V/LoZ which switches to approx 3k ohm resistance.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 4th, 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,201
Posted By ndzied1
When it is in stock, this is a pretty good choice...

When it is in stock, this is a pretty good choice for a daily carry:
https://www.amazon.com/EEVblog-BM235-Brymen-Multimeter/dp/B01JZ1ADCO
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 30th, 2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
It looks like you have V1 and V2 defined in 2...

It looks like you have V1 and V2 defined in 2 places.

You have them defined in PLC_PRG as local variables

AND

You have them defined in the I/O table.

Because of this, when you are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By ndzied1
You may want to move the line Out of the...

You may want to move the line


Out of the IF/END_IF so that if you clear the shift register independently, the output will go off.

Glad to help.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By ndzied1
I think you may be over thinking this. Take...

I think you may be over thinking this.

Take a look at this:
https://youtu.be/Gf3yrIciLko
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
I think you are going to have to post at least...

I think you are going to have to post at least some screen shots of what you are trying to do.

One thought is that you may have named things the same in the I/O mapping and in the Global Variable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
Are you still in simulation mode? You should not...

Are you still in simulation mode? You should not be in simulation mode when trying to control real outputs.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 24th, 2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By ndzied1
I made a joke at the beginning of this thread but...

I made a joke at the beginning of this thread but Here is an option from Eaton that programs in CoDeSys. US List price for this configuration is $2608.00

80 24V Digital Inputs
80 24V Digital...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By ndzied1
Cheap, Fast, Good. Pick any 2.

Cheap, Fast, Good.

Pick any 2.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By ndzied1
Both the Delta RMC and Rexroth HACD are...

Both the Delta RMC and Rexroth HACD are controllers purposely built for the control of hydraulics and should work very nicely in this application. I have used them both and personally, I think the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By ndzied1
Do the motions need to be coordinated in any way?...

Do the motions need to be coordinated in any way? That may make a difference in which way you go.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 23rd, 2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By ndzied1
For feedback it is highly recommended to use...

For feedback it is highly recommended to use synchronous SSI type feedback.

You can likely use high response proportional valves and not real servo valves.

As a basic starting point you could...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
Thanks. Simulation is a basic feature of CoDeSys...

Thanks. Simulation is a basic feature of CoDeSys as well as the visualization tools I used for the slider and bars.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
Not sure how Wago does addressing of their...

Not sure how Wago does addressing of their hardware I/O points. Guessing there is a video of this.

I used a global variable file because I was only running a simulation and did not have any real...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
I had a wrong tag on the second LIN_TRAFO block....

I had a wrong tag on the second LIN_TRAFO block. Surprisingly, it worked but it was only dumb luck.

Here is a corrected video.
https://youtu.be/qbditKt1saU
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 22nd, 2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By ndzied1
I believe this is what you want to do.... ...

I believe this is what you want to do....
https://youtu.be/dH3M_98l4io
(no sound. I'm feeling lazy)

*** EDIT ***
*** THERE IS ACTUALLY AN ERROR IN THIS PROGRAM BUT SURPRISINGLY IT DOES WORK. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By ndzied1
Do you have the data sheet of the valve you are...

Do you have the data sheet of the valve you are using now? If you are able to hold position by just turning the output off, then you must have some overlap in the center of the spool. Does the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By ndzied1
For super down and dirty application it may work...

For super down and dirty application it may work but I would think the performance will be worse than the valve with on-board electronics.

True, the on-board electronics are likely driving the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By ndzied1
I like this guy... ...

I like this guy...
https://www.amazon.com/Hakko-FX888D-23BY-Digital-Soldering-Station/dp/B00ANZRT4M?ref_=bl_dp_s_web_2593162011
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By ndzied1
There is a free, time limited runtime of CoDeSys...

There is a free, time limited runtime of CoDeSys that loads on the Raspberry Pi if you want to program in PLC-speak.

Download here:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By ndzied1
Here's an option. ...

Here's an option.

https://exorint.com/product/ethernet-ip-marquee-series/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By ndzied1
Sounds like a fun one Steve. Here are a...

Sounds like a fun one Steve.

Here are a couple of sites that have overstock/salvage components for cheap money:

https://www.mpja.com/
https://www.allelectronics.com/

I have found them to be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By ndzied1
Yes but... First the motor feedback,...

Yes but...

First the motor feedback, commutation and electrical levels must be compatible with the drive. Depending on the drive connections you might need to make a custom cable which can be...
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