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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 29th, 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By robw53
Hi, I'm also relatively new to motion, but...

Hi,

I'm also relatively new to motion, but as far as I'm aware gearing only locks in the ratio and depending on when the gearing instruction is executed depends on how many degrees out the master...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By robw53
FTView ME Audit Log

I'm looking to create a method of logging changes in set points on Panelview Plus series 7 HMI's and letting Asset Centre store them. I see that they have an audit log when you set up electronic...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By robw53
Do you know of any good source of info that shows...

Do you know of any good source of info that shows how these are setup? Video's PDF's etc?

I might have to have a look into these.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By robw53
Hi, This answer is a Rockwell orientated...

Hi,

This answer is a Rockwell orientated answer, but it may be something that Siemens can also offer in there software offering.

I did the same thing using a small form factor PC, and factory...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By robw53
Hi, Thanks for you responses. Your...

Hi,

Thanks for you responses.

Your suggestion to use an MAS is valid, and this is something I will bring up with them.

The system doesn't rehome afterwards, it executes the MSO and does an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By robw53
Kinetix 5500 and the MSF/MSO Instruction Behaviour

Hi,

Just after some help with the following issue we are having.

On the Kinetix 5500, if the servo is in motion and the MSF is executed, what does this cause?

We have an issue onsite with a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By robw53
I have just renewed our TechConnect contract and...

I have just renewed our TechConnect contract and increased it to 24x7x365 support for software and hardware (PLC, HMI, Motion etc) and it came in at around £15k a year, or with a 3 year contract...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,888
Posted By robw53
When I was on holiday we had a PSU go down on a...

When I was on holiday we had a PSU go down on a compact logix, so they called a company we had on the books at the time.

This was around 2am I belive and he had around a 45 minute travel time. He...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 2nd, 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By robw53
Talking Electronics - BEng Assignment

Hi All,

i know technically not a PLC, but you guys have a wealth of knowledge that maybe someone will be able to help in this subject.

i have an assignment for my electronics module that i am...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 1st, 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By robw53
Compact/ControlLogix firmware upgrades

Hi,

I'm currently putting together a schedule to bring all our compact and controllogix processors up to a standard firmware level, and then attack the PV+'s.

I currently have some new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By robw53
Yes that info would be good if you could send it....

Yes that info would be good if you could send it.

I'm looking to standardise all the logic 5000 processors to V30 as we have everything from V18, 19, 20.13, 20.03, two versions of 21, 24, 28 and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 31st, 2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By robw53
I have never come across this issue before, and...

I have never come across this issue before, and we have about a dousen processors still on V20.03.

Could it be the processor has security enabled and that is why you are struggling to get it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By robw53
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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By robw53
Adding IP Camera to PV+7

Hi,

Has anyone had any experience in setting up an IP camera to display on a PanelView Plus? I haven't purchased any hardware yet, and just thought I would see if it's been done successfully.

I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By robw53
Thanks for the recommendation

Thanks for the recommendation
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By robw53
I have just arranged for the remaining 3 Stratix...

I have just arranged for the remaining 3 Stratix switches not shown on here, to be connected into the fiber ring. This will triple the amount of machine level switches. The fiber on its own is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By robw53
Configuring Stratix Switches

Hi,

I am currently expanding our fiber network to cover all three production lines and would like someone with a little more experience to maybe give me some pointers on a couple of questions I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 9th, 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,180
Posted By robw53
Does anyone know if on solid works electrical you...

Does anyone know if on solid works electrical you can customise the wiring and also devices based on page and a sequential number, for example 21S1 would be the first button on page 21 of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By robw53
The fiber is a ring and that I understand will be...

The fiber is a ring and that I understand will be blocked but on some of the 5700 it says that for all ports but there is no ring it's star from 5700 to PLC, HMI VFD's etc
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By robw53
I was also getting notifications of ports been...

I was also getting notifications of ports been blocked due to STP but no loops existed. Hopefully that will disappear too??
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By robw53
Right you mean go for PVST as well as keep the...

Right you mean go for PVST as well as keep the smart ports on all. If I just change the STP first off and don't configure all the smart ports on the 5700's etc I just the 3 8k's then if this does...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By robw53
What about the smart ports for the fiber should I...

What about the smart ports for the fiber should I leave them without smart ports enabled and change them to PVST as well?

Our IT guy said we should factory default the switches and start again...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By robw53
Sorry for the late response, they were on...

Sorry for the late response, they were on different subsets, our IT guy just routed all traffic on our PLC subnet through the second NIC.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By robw53
I think I prefer not using smart ports and just...

I think I prefer not using smart ports and just changing the STP to the one you suggest. Should this be applied to every switch on the network? I have a 8300, and two 8000's in fiber ring. With the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 7th, 2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By robw53
one other thing, we have four of these machines...

one other thing, we have four of these machines and on two of them if i unplug the uplink and then plug it back in that port light is amber for a few seconds then flashes green no problems. but on...
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