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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2019, 10:41 AM
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Posted By BryanG
Thank you, confirmed my conclusion. Could...

Thank you, confirmed my conclusion. Could program round it but it would be a pain, so I will wait for Siemens tech support and give them some earache.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
Just before what should be the zero point,...

Just before what should be the zero point, maximum revs
2#0000_0111_1111_1111_1111_1001_0100_0000

Turning clockwise
2#0000_0000_0000_0000_0001_1000_1100_0101...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
The labels are at the far right of the picture. ...

The labels are at the far right of the picture. I only started thinking that the output was Gray Code after I started having problems, the trace shows that at least the bottom section is standard...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
Hey Jesper does the Bit trace below show what you...

Hey Jesper does the Bit trace below show what you want? Trace names are on the right of the trace. Encoder4(4) is bit 13 and the last of the standard bits, Encoder4(5) is the first of the rotation...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 8th, 2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
Thanks again for the interest and help. I...

Thanks again for the interest and help.

I got in touch with Siemens tech support and they just sent me a copy of the Manual, which I guess is karmic revenge for the times I have posted FTFM. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
The above graph is the raw data from the encoder,...

The above graph is the raw data from the encoder, I was slowly turning the encoder clockwise. Got a hospital appointment this afternoon, so will likely be tomorrow before I can post the other parts....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
I have reached the conclusion that the encoder is...

I have reached the conclusion that the encoder is faulty. Picture below shows the value received from the encoder, surely that should be as straight a line as allowed by me turning the encoder and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
Further along than I was. I don't need to use...

Further along than I was. I don't need to use the Gray Code converter, that was me not being able to see the trees because there was a forest in the way. So using the mask I get a value of between...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
Hi Jesper, thanks for the reply. I am reading...

Hi Jesper, thanks for the reply. I am reading G1_XIST1 through telegram 860 which comes in to ID2 (Encoder) on the PLC as a double word, I seem to get data from the encoder OK.

The encoder gives...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 6th, 2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By BryanG
TIA Portal convert Profinet Gray Code absolute encoder to revs and part rev

First time I have used an absolute encoder and it is definitely:banghead:. I have a Siemens 6FX2001-5FN25...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By BryanG
When I get weird stuff happening I factory reset...

When I get weird stuff happening I factory reset the device and reload from scratch. As you are just having a go I would dump the current project and start a clean one of those as well. If that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By BryanG
Without a feedback system you never can be...

Without a feedback system you never can be certain, you can only make it more likely. So if it ALWAYS has to be right then you MUST add an encoder to know the position.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By BryanG
Been a while since I looked for self powered loop...

Been a while since I looked for self powered loop isolators, these came up, price is OK and they have a dual channel version....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 31st, 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By BryanG
Likely that the temperature probes aren't...

Likely that the temperature probes aren't isolated so you are getting a ground loop, only solution will be to add 4-20mA loop isolators. Had a similar problem with wave guided radar, one worked fine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By BryanG
This is the answer from the help file.

This is the answer from the help file.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By BryanG
That is why I am saying to check what the enable...

That is why I am saying to check what the enable signal is set to. On the MC_Power or MC_MoveVelocity click on the Configuration button, in the Extended Parameters/Drive Signals what is 'Drive...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By BryanG
You have configured the hardware, did you...

You have configured the hardware, did you download it? Then as it says that "Axis is not enable (general)", go to the Technology object folder and look at the names of the pulse outputs, do they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By BryanG
someString = IntToText(register1,10,4) + "rpm" +...

someString = IntToText(register1,10,4) + "rpm" + " Whatever you want in the string \n";Assuming that register1 is an integer then the output would be "1000rpm Whatever you want in the string\n"
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By BryanG
Your question gave me a headache, but I think I...

Your question gave me a headache, but I think I can point you the right direction. Download the Crimson reference manual at the bottom of the page here:

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By BryanG
Another observation. In your picture, above...

Another observation. In your picture, above subnet mask you have it set for Not Networked, add a new subnet then subnet mask is available.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By BryanG
I can hear the PID experts scream even as I type....

I can hear the PID experts scream even as I type. If the PID parameters in one section will also work in the other section then it isn't the PID settings that are the problem, it is the shock change...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By BryanG
Since we in the UK allowed our politicians to...

Since we in the UK allowed our politicians to pass on untruths to get a Brexit, I have made it a bit of mission when I find others doing the same. Probably won't make me popular, but then I never...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By BryanG
Get straight on to Red Lion support, they will...

Get straight on to Red Lion support, they will guide you through the options:

http://www.redlion.net/support/contact-support

They usually respond quickly and know what they are talking about.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By BryanG
Which is great to know, but if it is so simple it...

Which is great to know, but if it is so simple it makes it even more annoying that Beijer just decided to waste users disk space. I found that lack of thought for the user all through iX Developer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 14th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By BryanG
So what you are saying is that you fixed it by...

So what you are saying is that you fixed it by 'Switching it off and back on again':lolis:
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