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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,094
Posted By I_Automation
Spoken like a native Detroiter

Spoken like a native Detroiter
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2021, 11:41 AM
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Views: 1,094
Posted By I_Automation
My take from this is your 'equal' has decided it...

My take from this is your 'equal' has decided it "has to be done his way"

I have worked with people, even supervisors, that said from now on it can't be done 'that way' it has to be done his way -...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By I_Automation
I think that's missing a word somewhere between...

I think that's missing a word somewhere between 'Conversion' and 'Signaling'

Kustom, Kinchloe, Kumquat, Kontrol, maybe another.........
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By I_Automation
Bad mouthing all the experts on YouTube that are...

Bad mouthing all the experts on YouTube that are kind enough to share their knowledge with the world?

Seriously - there is one computer 'expert' putting out some videos of absolute **** to do to a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 4th, 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By I_Automation
Bet if you got ahold of the guy that figured this...

Bet if you got ahold of the guy that figured this out the real answer would be:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By I_Automation
I always had a question about installing RSL/S5K...

I always had a question about installing RSL/S5K "Oldest to newest"

Are they referring to the version in order, or the actual release date of that specific version?

Version 20.05 was released...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By I_Automation
Yes, and if a safety application the pushbutton...

Yes, and if a safety application the pushbutton should be far enough away from the joystick that it requires the other hand.

On stamping presses the standard for 2 buttons is 18" apart, so no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By I_Automation
Is that a RSL popup or a Windows popup?

Is that a RSL popup or a Windows popup?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By I_Automation
When opening RSL? Or opening a project? ...

When opening RSL? Or opening a project?

Never seen that error. but 'missing rung' to me would be in a project. W.A.G.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By I_Automation
I wholly agree, a small shop or single guy (like...

I wholly agree, a small shop or single guy (like me, also) checks every connection and wire number at least twice.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By I_Automation
Another thought if it is analog - an 'enable'...

Another thought if it is analog - an 'enable' pushbutton for the PLC to respond and ignore anyone bumping the joystick.

If safety is a concern maybe for digital input as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By I_Automation
If I have the option of mA over volts I choose...

If I have the option of mA over volts I choose mA.

If the terminals or connections get corroded over time a voltage of 0.1 to 1.3 might not be enough to get through, then suddenly 1.4 goes. (1.3 &...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By I_Automation
The 2 I remember (on the same panel) were for a...

The 2 I remember (on the same panel) were for a new installation at a shop I was working for. The tech installing it couldn't get it to turn on and gave up, telling me to call him when I figured it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 1st, 2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By I_Automation
Did that C.Y.A. Thanks for the suggestion

Did that C.Y.A.

Thanks for the suggestion
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By I_Automation
I have customers that demand immediate online...

I have customers that demand immediate online diagnosis, and programming sometimes.


The number of CLX PLC's out there that are not going to be disconnected, put in Run mode and probably not get...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By I_Automation
I just got an email from RA about it KB...

I just got an email from RA about it


KB article says to put the key switches in RUN as there's nothing that can be done. [don't have the email at home or the KB#, but it was Level:Everyone]

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By I_Automation
My HS had an electronics classroom since the late...

My HS had an electronics classroom since the late 60's, then the year after I graduated it was expanded to include 'Digital" - IC's & programming.

There was a computer lab but it was punch-tape...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By I_Automation
Change that to "Industrial controls component...

Change that to "Industrial controls component manufacturers"


Plus, my Logitech wireless mouse, and 2 wireless trackballs have endured quite a lot of mis-use and fluids.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By I_Automation
Considering WHO will be in the plants with their...

Considering WHO will be in the plants with their equipment I presume all manufacturers figure at one time or another their component will be submerged or full of coffee, and design for such.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By I_Automation
Depending on the driver in the PC for comm's it...

Depending on the driver in the PC for comm's it may talk to any Idec PLC, or it may only talk to that specific CPU.

You probably would have to test the PC with a new PLC to make sure it does talk...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By I_Automation
I would delete all the XIO's First if...

I would delete all the XIO's

First if somehow the operator found a way to turn on 3 or 4 pumps the OTE would be off, don't underestimate the level of idiots that HR can hire to run your machine.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By I_Automation
My personal preference is to do all the work in...

My personal preference is to do all the work in the PLC. Have the HMI trigger momentary pushbuttons and show On/Off values for bits.

Have the PLC monitor each PB and if 2 pumps are already on it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By I_Automation
I thought by international agreement no firearms...

I thought by international agreement no firearms or lawyers were allowed on the moon....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By I_Automation
Then I would just tell your apprentice to power...

Then I would just tell your apprentice to power it up and let you know if anything happens while you go get a coffee...........
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 22nd, 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By I_Automation
For circuit boards and most components generally...

For circuit boards and most components generally water doesn't effect them. Blow them off, even put them in a low temperature oven for a few hours - under 125F/51C to not melt plastic parts.
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