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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Timbert
I had to double check to make sure I didn't write...

I had to double check to make sure I didn't write this myself or whether you worked here.

I've spent way too much over the last two years rebuilding a control system because of this. Although we...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 25th, 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Timbert
A followup is a discussion of how they are...

A followup is a discussion of how they are similar and one affects the other (or becomes a point of failure). It was a while back one of the big box retailers had their credit card system compromised...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Timbert
How do you balance security with remote...

How do you balance security with remote access/troubleshooting?
It's nice to have a secure system but if it isn't working because the one guy who needs to connect and reprogram it is 3500 miles...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Timbert
A lot depends on the type of machine, industrial,...

A lot depends on the type of machine, industrial, and country of origin, and destination country. There are any number of standards.

MIL-STD-882
IEC 62061
IEC 13849
ANSI RIA-15.06

Just to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 17th, 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Timbert
If you had one contact with high resistance did...

If you had one contact with high resistance did you check the rest? I would be a bit concerned that age or exposure to the environment had compromised that contact and that others might need...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Timbert
There are some special fibers, such as...

There are some special fibers, such as polarization-maintaining fiber, but that is used when you are trying to detect the polarization of light with optical instrumentation. I don't know what IT...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Timbert
Absolutely. The key is when you set them up...

Absolutely.

The key is when you set them up you need to copy all the *.LIC files to the proper activations folder on each computer (default is C:\Users\Public\Documents\Rockwell...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By Timbert
Is 1971 a long time ago? It is old, but it...

Is 1971 a long time ago?

It is old, but it still works. If you don't want to go through a third party it's not bad. It's not really secure but communications only takes place between the client...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Timbert
If you are just dealing with a simple drive, you...

If you are just dealing with a simple drive, you can use Siemens Starter...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 20th, 2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,383
Posted By Timbert
I think it is because it is unneeded. ...

I think it is because it is unneeded.

According to the GuardLogix User Manual, 1756-RM020:


All safety input tags (inputs, consumed, and mapped) are updated and frozen at the beginning of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,652
Posted By Timbert
Have you measured the quality of your wireless...

Have you measured the quality of your wireless connection? It could be that communications really is dropping out.

What wireless setup are you using?

Obviously, the quickest test would be to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Timbert
I got a few questions to ask. It might be that...

I got a few questions to ask. It might be that you know all of this but you don't mention some things in your post so it got me wondering.

You don't mention the 1756-LSP, or add safety I/O, or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Timbert
The work around I would guess would be to hand...

The work around I would guess would be to hand enter all the data. :shoot:

I checked, the oldest I have is version 1.1.9 dated December 2015. So, 1.1.6 must be ancient.

For what it is worth...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Timbert
Look at the GuardLogix Controller User Manual...

Look at the GuardLogix Controller User Manual (http://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1756-um020_-en-p.pdf), specifically page 81, which deals with replacement of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By Timbert
If the cables are routed (and secured) in such a...

If the cables are routed (and secured) in such a way that they can only connect to one sensor (and the other end is hardwired or in an enclosure), I would say that they are just as safe as a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By Timbert
I would be telling them "You are correct that we...

I would be telling them "You are correct that we will not be discussing this further, because we are going with another vendor."

If they cop this kind of attitude before they get your money, what...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Timbert
I'm hoping if it was someone on the boards here,...

I'm hoping if it was someone on the boards here, they would do better than this.

Dollar bill on a fishing line is old. It was proceeded by long time by coin on a wire. Inflation you know.

Any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,704
Posted By Timbert
Company names by Dogbert...

Company names by Dogbert (http://dilbert.com/strip/1994-08-01) :lolis:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,928
Posted By Timbert
I'm am so gonna steal that. :beerchug: For...

I'm am so gonna steal that. :beerchug:

For record: 24VDC. No contest.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 2nd, 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Timbert
My application is anything but linear but...

My application is anything but linear but requires coordination because we have several machines that utilize the same physical volume. While they have interlocks to keep each other from trying to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,318
Posted By Timbert
Could have been worse. You could have been woken...

Could have been worse. You could have been woken up on a Saturday morning to the Emergency Broadcast network saying a missile is already inbound.

Duck and Cover...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 9th, 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Timbert
Just to clarify for those with the old model. You...

Just to clarify for those with the old model. You do not need to move the license, rather you copy the *.LIC file from one computer to another. This only needs to be done once per computer prior to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 10th, 2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,423
Posted By Timbert
Goto http://ab.rockwellautomation.com/. Click...

Goto http://ab.rockwellautomation.com/.
Click Compatibility & Downloads (Cloud icon).
Click Download (Cloud icon).
Type 'RSLogix 5000' into the search field and hit enter.
Click on 'RSLogix...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By Timbert
I hesitant to disagree with James and Tom because...

I hesitant to disagree with James and Tom because of their experience but in this case I think it isn't cut and dried. First since the OP asked about use in the EU, we can throw NFPA 79 out (I don't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Timbert
I might be misunderstanding but it sounds like...

I might be misunderstanding but it sounds like you are planning on using force-guided relays to control the existing starters which act as your final disconnecting means. Assuming your using...
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