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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By AustralIan
http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=1120...

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=112082
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By AustralIan
I'm in! Next, the PLC programming software.

I'm in!

Next, the PLC programming software.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By AustralIan
* adds "must have two laptops" to Industrial...

* adds "must have two laptops" to Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security requirements for contractors.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 8th, 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By AustralIan
What pauljess means is, They have a 32 bit...

What pauljess means is,

They have a 32 bit signed integer (0x1234ABCD) and want to extract the high byte and the low byte into two separate 16 bit signed integers (0x1234 and 0xABCD).

This...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By AustralIan
would the armor point (doesn't need a cabinet,...

would the armor point (doesn't need a cabinet, 60C ambient rating) work for you?

You could do a device level ring (getting rid of your ciscos and fibre), and just hope you don't lose two gates at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By AustralIan
Ladder logic and state machine attached. I have...

Ladder logic and state machine attached.
I have not shown the logic for MSG2, MSG3, which will be the same as MSG1 shown, except with different variables and values.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By AustralIan
It sounds like you want to look at Devicelogix. ...

It sounds like you want to look at Devicelogix.
Checkout 1734-8CFGDLX or 1738-8CFGDLXM12.
Then your IO can have specific functionality under comms loss, rather than just the "fail on / fail off"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By AustralIan
1. Go here: ...

1. Go here:
https://mall.industry.siemens.com/spice/TSTWeb/

2. Select the parts you need.

3. Go to order list.

4. Hit export.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 3rd, 2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,785
Posted By AustralIan
Can whoever is responsible or safety standards...

Can whoever is responsible or safety standards put in the next revision that ONLY metric units can be used, otherwise you get a Performance Level of PLa?

I'd say SI, but noone drives in m/s... yet.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,996
Posted By AustralIan
Where did Elon Musk go wrong?

So Elon Musk is now building his Tesla Model 3 fleet by hand because automation has let him down, according to a not very reliable news source.

What mistakes did he make?
Did he make any at all,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 24th, 2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By AustralIan
Email rule: block sender.

Email rule: block sender.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 22nd, 2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By AustralIan
Get the transfer function of your process. ...

Get the transfer function of your process.

Uses Lead/Lag/Integrator/Derv functions to replicate your TF.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By AustralIan
I am not sure how many differences it picks up,...

I am not sure how many differences it picks up, but I just tried adding an XIC instruction to a rung, and changed a AI from 0-10V to 4-20mA.

I compared the before and after folders with winmerge....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By AustralIan
have you tried a text based folder comparison...

have you tried a text based folder comparison program like Winmerge?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,705
Posted By AustralIan
Try 1.0E-160 * 1.0E-160 Excel will give you...

Try 1.0E-160 * 1.0E-160

Excel will give you 0.0, micro820 will give you near enough to 1.0e-320
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By AustralIan
Do this in a PLC all the time, no dramas. Don't...

Do this in a PLC all the time, no dramas. Don't have any siemens code for you, but in CPLX there is a SORT instruction :-p.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By AustralIan
try using "40125 S" rather than "40125" as your...

try using "40125 S" rather than "40125" as your address.

https://www.logic-control.com/media/DASMBTCP.pdf

The S is for signed.

0 through 32767 are identical in both signed and unsigned,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By AustralIan
One is a marketing term from the '90s, one is a...

One is a marketing term from the '90s, one is a marketing term from the '10s.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 19th, 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By AustralIan
I assumed he was duplicating the system in...

I assumed he was duplicating the system in another location.

#assuming
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 16th, 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By AustralIan
Why not a motor overload and a contactor?

Why not a motor overload and a contactor?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,705
Posted By AustralIan
I disagree, micro820 uses ieee 64 bit floats,...

I disagree, micro820 uses ieee 64 bit floats, where excel uses a modified version. I would describe the results as similar but not the same.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 12th, 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,705
Posted By AustralIan
32 bit floats are so last millennium. On the...

32 bit floats are so last millennium.

On the topic of 64 bit floats.. excel uses a modified ieee 64 bit float which has the same precision regardless of number, whereas 64 bit reals conforming to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By AustralIan
Do a risk assessment to determine how reliable...

Do a risk assessment to determine how reliable your safety circuit needs to be.

Document your risk assessment.

Document your analysis of your controls design and how it meets your required...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 11th, 2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,769
Posted By AustralIan
If you like AB, go with the Micro800s.

If you like AB, go with the Micro800s.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,336
Posted By AustralIan
Random number generator, and hope the assessor...

Random number generator, and hope the assessor doesn't actually know Morse code?
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