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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:39 AM
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Posted By boneless
Thanks guys, I appreciate all the responses!

Thanks guys, I appreciate all the responses!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By boneless
In my (very limited) experience, a managed switch...

In my (very limited) experience, a managed switch was only required when:
1. Forwarding ports
2. Ring redundancy
3. Duplicating ports


I am sure there are more reasons..
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By boneless
Thanks! Well, for the PWM I can set the...

Thanks!

Well, for the PWM I can set the period time and the minimum on time.


And yes, that's what I already have in place:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By boneless
Hi Helliana, Thanks! He got his hands on...

Hi Helliana,


Thanks! He got his hands on a used Siemens 313C, the coding is not a problem, I got that covered.



If the ideal frequency is indeed sub-hertz, I agree that PWM wouldn't be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By boneless
PWM of 2.5 kW Heating Element

Hi all!


Helping a co-worker out with a home brewing setup.


He wants an accurate temperature control, so we have divided up the element in two groups (1ph 230V), and I am wanting to use PWM....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By boneless
Could save you a lot of memory and just do the...

Could save you a lot of memory and just do the move instruction in the first network..


Or even just round up your input number..


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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By boneless
Try this.. (https://imgur.com/a/klHvZrx)

Try this.. (https://imgur.com/a/klHvZrx)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By boneless
Not familiar with the software package here, but...

Not familiar with the software package here, but I assumed from the title that this was an output tag :).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 08:04 AM
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Views: 209
Posted By boneless
No conflict, but bad practice. And as...

No conflict, but bad practice.



And as mentioned, the first network will have absolutely no influence.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 16th, 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By boneless
you will need to exit the block after each...

you will need to exit the block after each network. or it will just run all networks after the one you jumped to.


either add a BEU to the end of network 2-3-4-5 or add another jump label with a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By boneless
I would not.. From my experience, touch screens...

I would not.. From my experience, touch screens are fairly soft, if you start buffing, you are very likely to mess up the screen more than what you are seeing now.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By boneless
What Steve means, I think, what do you want the...

What Steve means, I think, what do you want the numbers to represent?

In your case, 655,360 would not be compatible with 16 bit logic.
So do you want the first int to contain the first 3 digits,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By boneless
For extra credit:

For extra credit:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By boneless
Main advantage (besides it simplicity) for FTP is...

Main advantage (besides it simplicity) for FTP is that you do not need to be connected to the internet.


Many PLC and HMI devices also allow one to retrieve data using FTP.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By boneless
Pointer?

Pointer?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 26th, 2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By boneless
I saw this ...

I saw this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYJFwXw1ZIc)the other day. Might work for you?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 25th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By boneless
Congrats Mickey! And good to see you...

Congrats Mickey!



And good to see you back Lancie!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 18th, 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By boneless
If you have a "normal" DI module, for some of...

If you have a "normal" DI module, for some of these modules you can set the first two inputs as counters. Did it couple months ago, and fairly simple to do.

If they are set on this module, it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 14th, 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,418
Posted By boneless
If he is interested in PLC's I would go with the...

If he is interested in PLC's I would go with the recommendations already put above. But I would also throw in a Raspberry Pi running Codesys.


It is a great exercise to try to interface different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By boneless
Any version of TIA will work. The basic panels...

Any version of TIA will work. The basic panels are included in the standard package.


I would recommend going for the newest version, and at least V14. The previous versions have been very buggy...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By boneless
You could use python to get the data from the S7...

You could use python to get the data from the S7 (snap7) and publish it?


http://snap7.sourceforge.net/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Posted By boneless
Okay, so every FC you have has it's own FC number...

Okay, so every FC you have has it's own FC number and own DB99 tag for alarm?


Do you care to share your program? I can take a look if you like




Also, you might try to recompile your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Posted By boneless
Can you explain what tag is connected to the...

Can you explain what tag is connected to the alarm?


I just don't see how you can access a tag, any tag, that is declared in an FC.



As far as I know (limited as my knowledge is) the only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Posted By boneless
How do you read a temporary value from outside...

How do you read a temporary value from outside the FC?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 7th, 2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By boneless
Put your logic for each shift in a separate...

Put your logic for each shift in a separate program file/function (That's what it is called in AB language right?) and call the according program/file function when the shift is active.
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