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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Finally figured it out. Apparently some function...

Finally figured it out. Apparently some function blocks require a register and the data type will be that function block. So I went into the Variables list, sorted by function block, and found...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By defcon.klaxon
That's what I was thinking, that's the only thing...

That's what I was thinking, that's the only thing that makes sense. Is there any way to search for an instance of a block? I've looked everywhere and can't find it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Cannot delete function block from Proficy Machine Edition 8.6

Hi all,

I have a project that is giving me some issues. I was experimenting with using the TOTALIZE function block in a project, and it never worked so I made my own block; I cannot find any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Third vote for Prosoft module, their software is...

Third vote for Prosoft module, their software is solid and they have good support (check the video section from the link Widelto provided and you'll see a complete walkthrough) . I'm definitely...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Hey guys, wanted to give an update. I've been...

Hey guys, wanted to give an update. I've been talking with my rep and Schneider tech support but we haven't gotten a solid solution yet. I'm thinking I might just have to load the "destination"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Thanks for the vote of confidence on my approach...

Thanks for the vote of confidence on my approach for this problem. I thought about it for quite awhile and came up with a solution, it may not be easy to implement with Scadapacks specifically but...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Great question. This is a water treatment plant...

Great question. This is a water treatment plant that has a remote pump station; said pump station has a Red Lion control panel HMI (the rest of the remote sites do not have a Red Lion panel, so why...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By defcon.klaxon
C++ on Scadapack?

Hi all,

Working on a project where the limitations of the Scadapack (Telepace Studio) instructions are really frustrating me. I was thinking of maybe trying something in C++ (Telepace Studio has...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 28th, 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Basically because I have a lot of experience with...

Basically because I have a lot of experience with Control/Compact Logix systems. I'd be interested in checking out PointIO and FlexIO we've just never used them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 16th, 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Thanks everybody, now that I see that you add the...

Thanks everybody, now that I see that you add the racks via ethernet it all makes sense.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 15th, 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By defcon.klaxon
expansion I/O racks for ControlLogix

Hey guys,

I've always believed (maybe I saw it in a brochure long ago) that with AB ControlLogix, you can set up multiple chassis full of I/O cards that all report back to a single processor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By defcon.klaxon
First thing I would do is do a cross reference to...

First thing I would do is do a cross reference to make sure nothing else is controlling the coil that is assigned to these outputs. Even if it looks like it is energized, if something is stepping on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By defcon.klaxon
I will take a look, thanks!

I will take a look, thanks!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Awesome, thanks for all the info!

Awesome, thanks for all the info!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By defcon.klaxon
That's what I'm having trouble figuring out; I...

That's what I'm having trouble figuring out; I understand you can set your sample rate, but what if you're looking for transient issues that might fly under the radar of even one minute intervals? ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Looks like a solid option. How long can it log...

Looks like a solid option. How long can it log data before needing to be attended?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Suggestions for data logging power quality analyzer?

Hi all,

Client had some power quality issues and we suggested putting a power quality analyzer on the line; PG&E did for three days, said it looked fine but they have no long term analyzer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By defcon.klaxon
That makes sense, since two-wire is half duplex. ...

That makes sense, since two-wire is half duplex. I can now understand why that wouldn't work.




A bit confused about what you're suggesting. Right now I have a USB to rs232 converter, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By defcon.klaxon
possible to do loopback test on two-wire RS-485?

Hello all,

I am working on getting a Hach particle counter set up over a serial to ethernet adapter. We need to move the counter to another building so that the sample point is before...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Thank you Steve!

Thank you Steve!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By defcon.klaxon
GE Series One - Procedure for loading code from cassette tape?

Hi guys, I have a client that has a GE Series One PLC that apparently needs the code re-loaded onto it; they mention that when they lose power, they sometimes need to reload the code onto the PLC.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By defcon.klaxon
I think you're spot on in your assessment. The...

I think you're spot on in your assessment. The RPD ends up feeding into the Timer that determines how long the pulses are allowed to energize. The code has three value checks; if the RPD is less...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Thanks for the response. The values for min, max...

Thanks for the response. The values for min, max and period are hard coded in the PLC, they're not operator adjustable. I've been thinking about it for awhile and I'm thinking that the MODULATOR...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,459
Posted By defcon.klaxon
You're spot on about needing to ensure that all...

You're spot on about needing to ensure that all inputs to the ONS need to reset before the ONS will fire again, so it's good that you're taking care of that. What I would do in this situation is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By defcon.klaxon
Pulse Width Modulation for CL2 dosing; nearly figured out, just need a little help

Hey guys, I have a client that has a v-notch chlorinator that doesn't run off a 4-20mA loop, it instead has two discrete inputs that drive the actuator up (closing the v-notch) or down (opening the...
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