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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By daba
Hmm, interesting, not what I thought would be the...

Hmm, interesting, not what I thought would be the case.



But to be on the safe side I will reserve the next IP address anyway, that way there can be no conflict whatever the ports decide to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By daba
Thanks Dravik, rather thought that was the...

Thanks Dravik, rather thought that was the situation...


So how do you configure it then, does the redundant port automatically take the next IP address, swapping them over if the Primary port...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By daba
Rockwell Module Add-On Profile hiding ....

Pretty sure I should know the answer to this, but stumped....


I am working on an oldish Logix5000 (ControlLogix) project, version 16.


The client wants to add 1794 Flex I/O using 1794-AENTR...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By daba
Glad it helped you ....

Glad it helped you ....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By daba
Going on from my rather long post above, some...

Going on from my rather long post above, some might say "Why not just put all the modules you want to message with into the I/O configuration, and choose the paths from the drop-down list?"

The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 29th, 2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By daba
Message "Path" rules.

For anyone who finds configuring a message path difficult, there is a simple rule to follow, which always works.

Just keep repeating the pair of specifications....

Port, Destination [, Port,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By daba
I don't think it is working backwards, they say...

I don't think it is working backwards, they say not in the video. And I believe he turns it on after the presenter puts it on the table. Genuinely believe it is being solved from a detected...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By daba
Mostly you can add IO devices online. Some...

Mostly you can add IO devices online.

Some Ethernet devices, and probably your 5380, can't be.

Just try it, and if it's greyed out, you can't.

If you can, be aware that it pulls on network...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By daba
If you are in any doubt, you can (if it isn't...

If you are in any doubt, you can (if it isn't there already), just add the remote controller into the I/O configuration, and then in your MSG Path field just use its name.

You already have the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 28th, 2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By daba
Hi priceymike, Your picture hasn't come...

Hi priceymike,

Your picture hasn't come through.

I don't think you need the 1,0 on the end, as the ethernet port is embedded into the 5380. That last "hop" is typically for when the comms...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 26th, 2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By daba
I would not use a string at all, just an INT of...

I would not use a string at all, just an INT of the pump number.


Every instance of a pump display will begin with a "P", so just make the HMI display a "P" in front of a non-zero number.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 16th, 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By daba
I tend to agree with JGax, steer clear of naked...

I tend to agree with JGax, steer clear of naked BOOL arrays whenever you can, there is really not a lot you can do with them.

If you must have a BOOL array, then making it a member of a UDT (as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By daba
I would NEVER latch a real-world output, full...

I would NEVER latch a real-world output, full stop.

I would never latch internal bits that drive real-world outputs either.

If I had multiple sequence or state logic that need to drive the same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
I had assumed he had just put those numbers in...

I had assumed he had just put those numbers in the code to test the operation of the S:FS and latch. I never thought for one minute it was the finished job.

Turns out it was rung order that let...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By daba
BryanG : "Knowledge is power, share the...

BryanG : "Knowledge is power, share the knowledge."


You mean give away my powers ? Not a chance, lol
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By daba
Hang around a few hours and someone will tell you...

Hang around a few hours and someone will tell you how it can work...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By daba
I've not actually used SE in a multi-node setup,...

I've not actually used SE in a multi-node setup, but they connect via a network, and the internet is a network so it should be possible ....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By daba
I very much doubt that is possible. You will...

I very much doubt that is possible. You will need FactoryTalk View Station software on the remote machine, and a run-time license.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
That processor isn't in Run Mode, or you are...

That processor isn't in Run Mode, or you are offline ...

The power rails are not green ...


Where is the GSV instruction that populates your TIME array ?


It needs to be executed before...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
From your rung it looks like you are...

From your rung it looks like you are attempting....

a: ... latch the bit if the processor re-starts in the same minute as it went off (Note, I did not say it has been off for less than one minute,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
Well that's not going to work... by the time the...

Well that's not going to work... by the time the S:FS branch is scanned, the rung is already FALSE, and you can't make a false rung true again
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
Regardless of whether it is an Input or an...

Regardless of whether it is an Input or an internal bit, it doesn't make a scrap of difference, other than the internal bit needs to be "on" when the first-scan bit is used to test it, so the code...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By daba
What is driving this "conditional" ? Is it...

What is driving this "conditional" ?

Is it an input, or an internal bit ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 25th, 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By daba
You can have your smugness points, I stand...

You can have your smugness points, I stand corrected. Perhaps I was thinking of RS-485, but that also is a voltage, not current.

It's been many years since I did any serial interfaces, so long...
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