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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 02:51 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By Operaghost
Windows 7 creates "Restore Points" before you...

Windows 7 creates "Restore Points" before you install or remove a program. You should be able to restore to a time before you installed v12.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Operaghost
Have you ran the utility mentioned in the...

Have you ran the utility mentioned in the message?

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Operaghost
Similar to Ron's earlier post. I really like his...

Similar to Ron's earlier post. I really like his one-finger versus two-finger explanation.

Note that inputs and outputs are automatically assigned to the slots based on the Addressing Mode. In...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Operaghost
Where are you seeing these addresses? OG

Where are you seeing these addresses?

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2021, 05:28 PM
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Views: 707
Posted By Operaghost
Not directly. That is where the addressing mode...

Not directly. That is where the addressing mode comes in. In two-slot addressing each two slots is one I/O Group. So after the CPU, count 0, 0, 1, 1, 2, 2...etc

To dig deeper, can you tell us some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Operaghost
There is a switch setting on the ASB to have it...

There is a switch setting on the ASB to have it remember what cards are in what slots. SW3 switch #8. If that switch is ON then it saves the current config. If it is OFF then it will check the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By Operaghost
To import just do a File ==> Open. It...

To import just do a File ==> Open. It automatically shows ACD and L5K files. Select the .L5k file you edited and Open. That starts the Import. Just assign the ACD name and if necessary update the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By Operaghost
Electronic keying mismatch is usually only part...

Electronic keying mismatch is usually only part of the error message. It typically tells you if it is a product code or a firmware mismatch. I believe it verifies vendor, product category, part...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By Operaghost
In my experience disabling the keying doesn't...

In my experience disabling the keying doesn't help if the wrong type of module is chosen. For example, if we define a DC input module, but in the chassis we have a DC output module. Disabling keying...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By Operaghost
I saw it while I was writing my post, then it...

I saw it while I was writing my post, then it went away so I assumed you had removed it. Since it was good content, I included that concept as part of my post.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By Operaghost
The simple answer is, how would you do this...

The simple answer is, how would you do this manually? Then apply that to your ladder logic. For example, if you had an .ACC value of 123,456,789 how would you break that down by hand.

To start, I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Operaghost
You'll need to familiarize yourself with Tasks,...

You'll need to familiarize yourself with Tasks, Programs and Routines. In simple terms:


A Routine is similar to LAD routines in the MicroLogix. However, instead of LAD2 that executes...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Operaghost
The PV can write directly to a tag without...

The PV can write directly to a tag without needing to create any logic in the PLC.

Once that value is stored in a tag, then you can use instructions like the LIM, EQU, NEQ, GRT, GEQ, LES, or LEQ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Operaghost
In your example, every 10ms the periodic task...

In your example, every 10ms the periodic task would interrupt itself. Each time it would restart at the beginning of the task and it would be interrupted before it could complete the task. This will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By Operaghost
Windows 10 has had issues with scaling fonts...

Windows 10 has had issues with scaling fonts pretty much since it was introduced. Usually, they are most noticeable on high resolution displays. This is the setting I would try first. Experiment with...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Operaghost
I agree. The sizing of the N25 file would have to...

I agree. The sizing of the N25 file would have to have been done manually in the 5/15 to accommodate the indirect addressing. Automatic resizing is simply looking at the direct addresses and resizing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,658
Posted By Operaghost
And for reference... the System/User tag...

And for reference...

the System/User tag name was a carry over from RSView32 and never really worked the same way with the shift in FactoryTalk View to a client/server environment. This tag would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,658
Posted By Operaghost
Since you aren't trying to display the name but...

Since you aren't trying to display the name but instead store the name into a tag that can be saved to a database, do as ASF mentions, use a Macro to do this.

You can create a login macro so that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,406
Posted By Operaghost
Not that I know of. Not aware of a tool that can...

Not that I know of. Not aware of a tool that can process more than one application at a time.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Operaghost
I agree, we almost always print to PDF...now. But...

I agree, we almost always print to PDF...now. But that wasn't always the case. RSLogix 500 isn't exactly new software. Printing to a PDF has not always been as common/easy as it is today. So having...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Operaghost
Well, things like adding extra space between...

Well, things like adding extra space between rungs on the print. Allowing color on the display but not on a printout. Including I/O part number on print but not on display. Little things like that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Operaghost
From within FT View, create an Event using the...

From within FT View, create an Event using the Event Editor

Datalogon "Model name"

Don't forget to create another event to turn off the data log.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Operaghost
Good point... And it had RSEmulate 500 back...

Good point...

And it had RSEmulate 500 back before it was free. I guess if you needed RSNetWorx for DeviceNet it was handy to get it all in one.

Cnet and Enet packages weren't needed with the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Operaghost
The Logic Trace feature is a great feature that...

The Logic Trace feature is a great feature that should have been included in the Standard Edition. It is helpful to those troubleshooting.

All the other features are aimed more towards developers...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Operaghost
Their site let me download the full package, not...

Their site let me download the full package, not just a PDF. Instead of going to the Product Compatibility and Download Center, go to the Software Download site.
...
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