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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By kolyur
Sorry to sound like an idiot but I'm still...

Sorry to sound like an idiot but I'm still confused as to what you're trying to do. This is what I think is going on in your program: Your WriteRecipe program is going to read the MasterRecip.csv...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By kolyur
I've been following this thread with interest but...

I've been following this thread with interest but I'm not totally following your problem. I've implemented recipes in Crimson with several different methods but have never encountered the tag update...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By kolyur
Thank you, I expect this will be very helpful.

Thank you, I expect this will be very helpful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By kolyur
I'd appreciate getting this manual also. I might...

I'd appreciate getting this manual also. I might be using the EL6652 in the near future and could use all the help I can get.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 390
Posted By kolyur
+1 for the Banner Q4X. We've used a bunch of...

+1 for the Banner Q4X. We've used a bunch of these and they work well. I like the SS housing. We had one DOA out of the box, distributor replaced it, otherwise no problems with reliability. The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By kolyur
I have this hanging in my office...

I have this hanging in my office...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 1st, 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By kolyur
To program the SLC 5/05, the minimum software you...

To program the SLC 5/05, the minimum software you need is RSLogix 500 Starter (9324-RL0100ENE) but you will not be able to do online editing. To get that feature you will need the Standard edition...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 22nd, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By kolyur
I would suggest putting a data display box on...

I would suggest putting a data display box on your screen with the currentPage tag, so you can see what it's doing. Remember, all variables are initialized to zero when the system starts. So in this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 19th, 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By kolyur
Here's one way it could be done. If you have...

Here's one way it could be done. If you have three tags to monitor and three corresponding pages, make a program with this code:

switch (currentPage){
case 1:
if (Tag2>1) currentPage := 2;
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By kolyur
ShowPopup(name)

ShowPopup(name)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 15th, 2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By kolyur
In the Action tab, change the Operation to "User...

In the Action tab, change the Operation to "User Defined". Put the name of your program in the "On Pressed" action. Note that you have to put parentheses after the program name even if it has no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 10th, 2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By kolyur
In the Properties for your data box, be sure that...

In the Properties for your data box, be sure that Get From Tag:Format is unchecked. Go to the Format tab, click Pick and change the Format Type to Numeric. Then you will see the options you are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 3rd, 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,923
Posted By kolyur
In Crimson, the decimal point is used to select...

In Crimson, the decimal point is used to select individual bits of an integer. So, make 'Tag' a numeric tag and assign it to B3:0. You then address the individual bits as Tag.0, Tag.1, etc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By kolyur
You have the calls to the timers on the outside...

You have the calls to the timers on the outside of the Case statement, which is correct--they need to run every scan. The preset value can be specified in the call since it never changes. You...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By kolyur
http://www.storm-interface.com/keyboards.html ...

http://www.storm-interface.com/keyboards.html

I haven't personally used any QWERTY keyboards from Storm, but I have experience with their other keypad products and can recommend them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 11th, 2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By kolyur
IEC61131-3 Function block within a function block

I'm using structured text in Beckhoff Twincat 3 but this question likely applies to Codesys in general.

Suppose I have two function blocks, fbA and fbB. fbA is called from the Main program and fbB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By kolyur
My suggestion was admittedly a kludge. I didn't...

My suggestion was admittedly a kludge. I didn't even realize you could connect a physical keyboard to the Graphite units. I will be interested to hear if there are any other solutions.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 5th, 2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By kolyur
I too have run into a lot of the restrictions you...

I too have run into a lot of the restrictions you mentioned. One solution would be to essentially roll your own keyboard. I've done this before but only for numeric entry (because the built-in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By kolyur
I'd be willing to bet that the issue is...

I'd be willing to bet that the issue is insufficient time between the PortPrint commands, as OkiePC suggested. I'd put both statements in a single program with a Sleep() command in between. You might...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By kolyur
In my experience--although not with this...

In my experience--although not with this particular model of drive--servo drives that have connections for brakes are usually meant for use with spring-set, power-released brakes and will power the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By kolyur
Just curious, how do you intend to communicate...

Just curious, how do you intend to communicate with five devices over RS-232? It's not a multidrop protocol and the Graphite only has two RS232 ports I think.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 31st, 2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By kolyur
Simple yes but not quite that simple. ...

Simple yes but not quite that simple.

cstring myStr;
myStr := "SV" + DecToText(mytag,0,2,2,0,0) + "\r\n";
PortPrint(1, myStr);This assumes 'mytag' is a real/float variable. If not the formatting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By kolyur
I have done Modbus TCP on a G307K2 before. It was...

I have done Modbus TCP on a G307K2 before. It was just for a test--communicating with Excel on a PC--but I'm pretty sure it worked. I might be able to dig up the old database tonight. Are you using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By kolyur
Keep in mind that in order for force-guided...

Keep in mind that in order for force-guided relays (aka "safety relays") to be effective, the normally closed auxiliary contact needs to be used as an EDM circuit back to the controlling safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By kolyur
Another way that wouldn't require user...

Another way that wouldn't require user intervention would be to create an additional flag tag, call it 'AtGoalTemp' or something. Put in your conditional statement "real_temp >= 50 && real_temp2 >=...
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