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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Ken Moore
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No.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 1st, 2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Ken Moore
Thanks. Yeah, I watched a Youtube video on it,...

Thanks. Yeah, I watched a Youtube video on it, looks pretty straight forward. Set parameter 300 to the desired E3, cycle power and there it is. You can revert back too, if needed. I do not remember...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 31st, 2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Ken Moore
Rockwell E300 emulated as an E3, anyone?

Hi Gang,

We have a large installation of Rockwell E3's. Connected to Siemens PCS-7 via a Devicenet-Profibus Gateway. I'm not sure what the exact status of the E3 is, but you cannot buy new MCC's...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Ken Moore
In my time zone, during daylight savings, we are...

In my time zone, during daylight savings, we are +4 hours, compared to UTC. I adjust the hour based on DST or not and then send out to HMI. Would this be possible?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Ken Moore
Copy both incoming registers to DINT's. Multiply...

Copy both incoming registers to DINT's. Multiply the high word by 2^16, this will shift the bits to the left, then add to the low word.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Ken Moore
In my experience the fiber contractor installs...

In my experience the fiber contractor installs the punch panels, and I supply the patch cords.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Ken Moore
I have run into this issue before. If you have...

I have run into this issue before. If you have autologon configured. You can reboot the PC at the end of your remote session. It will then reboot and be ready for the maint. users.

If you can RDP...
Forum: Practice Posting Here July 24th, 2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By Ken Moore
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ken Moore
Siemens seems to be capturing a lot of the...

Siemens seems to be capturing a lot of the market, locally. Many machine builders have switched due to better pricing. Plus, Siemens appears to have given a lot of hardware/software to the local...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Ken Moore
What about "hand", when in hand you can set the...

What about "hand", when in hand you can set the CV to a constant, and have bump less transfer back to mode before hand was activated.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Ken Moore
dt = delta T, change in temperature. The...

dt = delta T, change in temperature.
The formula you list, is not sensible temp, it is for sensible heat. (Not the same thing)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Ken Moore
The addresses are based on location. Assuming...

The addresses are based on location. Assuming Rack 00, then the new card would be,
O:007/0
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Ken Moore
In the PLC-5, since you have 1 slot addressing,...

In the PLC-5, since you have 1 slot addressing, then every slot in the chassis will have one input word, and one output word per slot. Just move the cards and change the logic to the new slot.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Ken Moore
The PILZ units are easy to setup, discrete cards...

The PILZ units are easy to setup, discrete cards to the left, analog to the right of the cpu. The Programming is straight forward and easy to understand, (unusual for a German brand). I picked up...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Ken Moore
I have had instances where RSlinx did not see the...

I have had instances where RSlinx did not see the USB until I unplugged and replugged into the laptop. Try again.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By Ken Moore
Do you have a gateway configured in the IP...

Do you have a gateway configured in the IP address setup?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By Ken Moore
If this is an HMI somewhere, connected to the...

If this is an HMI somewhere, connected to the SIS? But in a bypass that requires a UID and PWD, so there is traceability. When the bypass is enabled it interlocks the normal feed valve, and cannot be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Ken Moore
Pilz makes a lot of different units, with many...

Pilz makes a lot of different units, with many communication options. I am most familiar with the Profibus units.
What model will you be using, what communication method?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By Ken Moore
Can you make the time preset a variable, and then...

Can you make the time preset a variable, and then write to that variable from the HMI?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Ken Moore
The thing you must be aware of is how devices are...

The thing you must be aware of is how devices are "SIL" rated. The machine industry uses one standard, and the process industry another. For the process guys, SIL is probability of failure on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Ken Moore
A couple of years ago I attended a Siemens...

A couple of years ago I attended a Siemens Machine Safety class/certification. We were led to believe categories are on the way out, being replaced by SiL levels. Not sure if that ever happened or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Ken Moore
I had a 1200 behave the same, cause was dirty...

I had a 1200 behave the same, cause was dirty power to the PLC.
Put in a power conditioner and never happened again.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Ken Moore
Try .TT instead of .EN and NOT .DN

Try .TT instead of .EN and NOT .DN
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Ken Moore
I figured it out. Malfunction on my part. I was...

I figured it out. Malfunction on my part.
I was wrong about the DB's being okay. They appeared okay at first, but the receive DB always had the wrong time. When we ran the first few, the time seemed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 29th, 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Ken Moore
WinCC Flex, date time display issue.

Hi Folks.

I have an older application that weighs pallets and prints labels for them. We used to capture the time/date of weighing, but we changed that to capture the time when the pallet was...
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