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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jstolaruk
My bad, on the earlier versions it felt really...

My bad, on the earlier versions it felt really slow downloading the extended properties so I unchecked that option.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By jstolaruk
Provided its a newer version (28 & higher...

Provided its a newer version (28 & higher IIRC).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By jstolaruk
Creating a UDT will allow you to create BOOLs...

Creating a UDT will allow you to create BOOLs with unique names.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By jstolaruk
I run version 10 on the same windows...

I run version 10 on the same windows configuration with no issues, that info may help.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By jstolaruk
For business here in the states, its hard to beat...

For business here in the states, its hard to beat Verizon's coverage but it comes at the highest cost. I'm currently using the Pixel 2 XL, had a couple of the Galaxys but the battery usage on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By jstolaruk
Probably could use UDP messaging, I've used it to...

Probably could use UDP messaging, I've used it to interact with non-supported devices over Ethernet, RSLogix 500 and 5000. Search the RA Knowledge base, there are a number of different examples...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By jstolaruk
+1 on shipping ahead, often the item will get...

+1 on shipping ahead, often the item will get there before you will. Items easily insured and tracking options now can pinpoint its exact location and who signed for it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By jstolaruk
As Rupej pointed out. I carry spares around with...

As Rupej pointed out. I carry spares around with me when commissioning: https://ab.rockwellautomation.com/Relays-and-Timers/Terminal-Block-Relays...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By jstolaruk
Yes but not so much with A-B s/w, mostly CAD s/w...

Yes but not so much with A-B s/w, mostly CAD s/w like Solidworks or the offline robot s/w like RobotStudio. I would agree that with more ram you'll notice a jump, I'm running 64gb in my Precision...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By jstolaruk
Weird, I don't have Kepware but I run a lot of...

Weird, I don't have Kepware but I run a lot of the s/w in RA's Toolbox, Simatic Manager & Starter (Step7 and TIA Portal), A-D's PLC & HMI s/w, Keyence vision & laser stuff, Cognex Vision stuff, ABB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By jstolaruk
Most of the DeviceNet issue I've run into are...

Most of the DeviceNet issue I've run into are cabling not following the design rules. Have you validated the design of the network with respect to trunk and drop lengths and termination?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By jstolaruk
rupej, version 31 or version 32? The s/w took a...

rupej, version 31 or version 32? The s/w took a big leap in looks and interaction with v31, can we expect yet another big change with v32? (I've downloaded it but haven't used it yet).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By jstolaruk
I have a routine called Faults that set bits in...

I have a routine called Faults that set bits in an array of DINTS that is defined in FTView Alarm setup. Straight forward, nothing fancy, allows the maintenance guy that has to support it to easily...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By jstolaruk
v31 is required to work with the 5069 series of...

v31 is required to work with the 5069 series of Guardlogix so I've been using it as of late. Haven't run into any difficulties (no crashes), just the layout and look is slightly different. I'm sure...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By jstolaruk
I also made a AOI for 5069 I/O transposing but...

I also made a AOI for 5069 I/O transposing but dev67's example could stand by itself - without an AOI.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,162
Posted By jstolaruk
The order of that list doesn't look right; I...

The order of that list doesn't look right; I would have put Siemens at the top. I have yet to run into most of those PLC manufacturers or were totally unaware of their existence.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,162
Posted By jstolaruk
I'd have to give the edge to Omron by virtue they...

I'd have to give the edge to Omron by virtue they have a safety PLC option and support Ethercat & Ethernet/IP. Though I'm primarily diesel & automotive and I have yet to see a AD component in any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,162
Posted By jstolaruk
Agree but I see a lot of Omron specified too.

Agree but I see a lot of Omron specified too.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By jstolaruk
I would make the tag(s) available to the robot...

I would make the tag(s) available to the robot via the fieldbus, mapping the inputs to group inputs on the robot side. Then, the robot program can use that information as needed. There will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 19th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By jstolaruk
Use the GSV command, class Module, attribute...

Use the GSV command, class Module, attribute EntryStatus. If the returned value is not equal to 16384, there is a communication problem.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 17th, 2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By jstolaruk
Look in the called JSR routine for a RET...

Look in the called JSR routine for a RET instruction, the returned parameter is designated in that instruction.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 17th, 2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By jstolaruk
Not genuis but thanks anyways. Just something I...

Not genuis but thanks anyways. Just something I tripped on.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 15th, 2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,162
Posted By jstolaruk
This is not true, I haven't found this true with...

This is not true, I haven't found this true with Siemens either.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By jstolaruk
yep, been there done that. Break it down into...

yep, been there done that. Break it down into small individual pieces and it gets easier; its very easy to feel overwhelmed.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 14th, 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By jstolaruk
The run macro feature is just for the development...

The run macro feature is just for the development software. Its not a language option in the ML1400. You'll have to translate it to ladder logic by hand (unless someone as done a basic-to-ladder...
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