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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By JesperMP
What are these devices ? How much power ?

What are these devices ? How much power ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,109
Posted By JesperMP
Yes, I have googled intensively, and only found...

Yes, I have googled intensively, and only found some with spring tension for holding the shield and cable.

Same for Icotek.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 20th, 2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By JesperMP
Not much info to work with, eh ? I dont know...

Not much info to work with, eh ?

I dont know about ABB, but in the Siemens side you can investigate the hardware diagnostics with STEP7.
And on the PN/P coupler there will be some LEDs. What is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,109
Posted By JesperMP
Ah, it just so happens that I have a new task...

Ah, it just so happens that I have a new task where I need to fit everything into a relatively small cabinet.
So I am after having a DIN rail at the bottom of the cabinet, and use this DIN rail for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By JesperMP
An analog output, that outputs temperature ? ...

An analog output, that outputs temperature ?
Are you sure you dont mean analog input ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,109
Posted By JesperMP
Search for "cable dismantling tool". These...

Search for "cable dismantling tool".

These tools are mainly for stripping the end of cables. To take out a section in the middle, you have to make 2 circular cuts, and then a slit from one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,109
Posted By JesperMP
There are cable tools for exactly this purpose. ...

There are cable tools for exactly this purpose.
But I just use a sharp knife and my surgeon-like senses.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By JesperMP
I will put it shortly: All devices must be in...

I will put it shortly:
All devices must be in the same STEP7 project.
In the STEP7 project there must be either a PC Station or a PG/PC Station (a simplified PC Station only used for programming)....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,109
Posted By JesperMP
Yeah, it something that many people do, but it is...

Yeah, it something that many people do, but it is far from good enough

Even better is to use a dedicated shield clamping bar.

This is what we do:
At the cable entry at the bottom of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By JesperMP
Several of our customers have recently after a...

Several of our customers have recently after a windows update had problems with the PG/PC Interface setting being reset to S7ONLINE(STEP7) = empty.
Simply selecting the adapter again fixed the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By JesperMP
My bad, I didnt spot that the one I posted was...

My bad, I didnt spot that the one I posted was with a DB9 port. But anyway, I still suspect it from not being from Siemens
Here is an older Siemens PC Adapter (same order no though):...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By JesperMP
The MMC card will contain the System Data Block...

The MMC card will contain the System Data Block (i.e. the hardware configuration), code blocks and data blocks.

Instead of copying the MMC card, start a new empty project and perfom an Upload to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By JesperMP
No I dont think so. The 3rd party manufacturer...

No I dont think so. The 3rd party manufacturer has cheekily used the same part no as the Siemens PC Adapter USB.

Check the link in post #3.
edit: Look at this photo:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By JesperMP
Contact this supplier: ...

Contact this supplier:
https://www.plccable.com/siemens-plc-s7-300-400-pc-mpi-optically-isolated-cable/

They must have the manuals, drivers etc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By JesperMP
I think that it is not a Siemens PC Adapter USB. ...

I think that it is not a Siemens PC Adapter USB.
It doesnt say "Siemens" on it, and the one I know looks a bit different.
If it is a 3rd party device, then maybe you need a special driver.
On the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By JesperMP
Horses for courses. Something that will be...

Horses for courses.
Something that will be absolutely long-winded if written in LAD can be written better and more understandably in SCL. And you can put in as much commenting in SCL as you care to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By JesperMP
That is probably an N.C. contact. So M0.3 is only...

That is probably an N.C. contact. So M0.3 is only reset when the button is pressed.

The code seems to me to be startup of the control system.
There is a timedelay (which does not work since...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By JesperMP
If your Siemens PG has a memory card slot for...

If your Siemens PG has a memory card slot for Siemens MMC cards (not the same as MMC/SD card slots !!) then you can read the content from the MMC card in Simatic Manager. Unless you are sure that the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By JesperMP
You can see the license on the USB when inserted...

You can see the license on the USB when inserted in the 1st PC ? And it checks OK ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By JesperMP
We need the exact type no of the Bosch Rexrot...

We need the exact type no of the Bosch Rexrot drive.
HCS01 cames in "economy", "basic" and "advanced" versions, with varying communication possibilities.
Based on which version, one or several of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By JesperMP
Can your OEM ping the machine ? Can your OEM...

Can your OEM ping the machine ?
Can your OEM ping the gateway ?
Did the OEM configure the PLC already ?

The "online access" in TIA shows the interfaces that are awailable in the PC that TIA is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By JesperMP
Since it is a Siemens S7 PLC, then it should be...

Since it is a Siemens S7 PLC, then it should be mentioned that Siemens has a canned solution for eventdriven alarms with precise CPU timestamps. It is called ALARM-S. The alarms including...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By JesperMP
Exactly ! Alarms should only be triggered by...

Exactly !
Alarms should only be triggered by the conditions that is described in the alarm text. If the alarm can be triggered by other causes, then the code does not take other possible causes into...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By JesperMP
isiah_s Maybe I am too verbose, so to put is...

isiah_s
Maybe I am too verbose, so to put is short:
As of V14, snapshot + copy snapshot to initial values is easy to do and works well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By JesperMP
In AB (at least SLC500 and PLC5, not sure if it...

In AB (at least SLC500 and PLC5, not sure if it has changed with Logix) you simply have the data files and their content. In Siemens lingo, AB data files would have actual values, but not initial...
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