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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By mendonsy
I had to invent a way to detect a transfer car...

I had to invent a way to detect a transfer car being within 3' of the end of travel during an install many years ago. I solved it much the same way OKiePC is suggesting.
I used a Photoswitch 42RL1...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 21st, 2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By mendonsy
I use a square knockout punch to cut out the 4...

I use a square knockout punch to cut out the 4 corners then cut between the knockouts with my jigsaw using a saw guide.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By mendonsy
The CP1L uses a standard USB A-B cable to connect...

The CP1L uses a standard USB A-B cable to connect to CX Programmer. The CP1L-E versions also support Ethernet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 8th, 2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By mendonsy
Omron CX-One contains all the software you will...

Omron CX-One contains all the software you will need. The local Omron distributor should have it in stock.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,896
Posted By mendonsy
I have had the same experience with Ferrules...

I have had the same experience with Ferrules Direct. Their ferrules are good and relatively inexpensive.
The only problem which I have found is that their crimping tool doesn't quite go small enough...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By mendonsy
Mouser has the data sheet for the G6B-4CB on...

Mouser has the data sheet for the G6B-4CB on their web site. I tried posting a link to it here but the link gets an error for some reason. The data sheet opens OK from the Mouser web site.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By mendonsy
How much range does your photocell have?? If you...

How much range does your photocell have?? If you can set it to scan diagonally across the conveyor then one photocell might work.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By mendonsy
Look at the totalizing timer TTIM(087)...

Look at the totalizing timer TTIM(087) instruction.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By mendonsy
If your power is that bad maybe you should look...

If your power is that bad maybe you should look into a Sola regulation transformer to feed those drives.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By mendonsy
Most NEMA 3R enclosures are ventilated and would...

Most NEMA 3R enclosures are ventilated and would not be dust tight.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 20th, 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By mendonsy
In addition to the concerns mentioned above, you...

In addition to the concerns mentioned above, you will have overheating problems unless you have a very special 3 phase motor. Do some research on "starts per hour".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 19th, 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By mendonsy
How is the HMI connected to the CP1H? If it is an...

How is the HMI connected to the CP1H? If it is an Ethernet connection through a switch you should not have any problem as long as the two HMI's do not have the same IP address.
Maple Systems has...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,815
Posted By mendonsy
Be sure that you understand the process you are...

Be sure that you understand the process you are trying to control before you try to write code to implement it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,510
Posted By mendonsy
Yes, been there, done that. There is nothing...

Yes, been there, done that. There is nothing quite like a nice warm hay barn with zero air circulation in the summer, but stacking about 120 bales on a wagon in bright sunshine is hot too.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,510
Posted By mendonsy
It is perfect weather to bale hay. I am sure glad...

It is perfect weather to bale hay. I am sure glad I don't have to do that any more!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By mendonsy
I suspect that using two different HMI's will...

I suspect that using two different HMI's will complicate the programming issue because they won't necessarily react the same. It might be less expensive in the long run to use another PV Plus and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,112
Posted By mendonsy
Based on the 6 lb wight and 400 mm travel I'm...

Based on the 6 lb wight and 400 mm travel I'm guessing your door is about 18" square??
I would suggest that you look into a pneumatic air over oil solution. Introducing oil reservoirs on both sides...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 22nd, 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By mendonsy
That's quite a deal. Graceport lists that one for...

That's quite a deal. Graceport lists that one for $146.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By mendonsy
Try L-Com (l-com.com). They have all sorts of...

Try L-Com (l-com.com). They have all sorts of connectors and adapters.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,603
Posted By mendonsy
For many years we have referred to field testing...

For many years we have referred to field testing of equipment as "idiot proofing"1
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,055
Posted By mendonsy
An electric fence charger will get your attention...

An electric fence charger will get your attention also. Not much current output, but typically at 8 - 10 Kv.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,278
Posted By mendonsy
Mice .... here's one example that fried an...

Mice .... here's one example that fried an electromechanical timer.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By mendonsy
The output waveform of VFDs can damage the...

The output waveform of VFDs can damage the winding of motors which are not deigned for inverter use. That is mostly older motors but can include new ones also. Adding a reactor between the VFD and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By mendonsy
It seems like you should be able to look at what...

It seems like you should be able to look at what parts you have used for service calls over the past year and create a master list of parts to stock your van.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 3rd, 2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By mendonsy
Check out technotes 5057 and 5059 on the Maple...

Check out technotes 5057 and 5059 on the Maple Systems website. They describe the upload procedures for USB and direct connections.
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