You are not registered yet. Please click here to register!

plc storereviewsdownloads
This board is for PLC Related Q&A ONLY. Please DON'T use it for advertising, etc.
Try our online PLC Simulator- FREE.  Click here now to try it.

---------->>>>>Get FREE PLC Programming Tips

New Here? Please read this important info!!!

Go Back - Interactive Q & A > - Interactive Q & A > LIVE PLC Questions And Answers

PLC training tools sale

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old September 8th, 2016, 10:09 AM   #1
United States

pmcguinness is offline
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: illinois
Posts: 1
Micrologix 1400 ASCII issue 82 characters??


I am new to the forum. I have a question regarding serial communications in the Micrologix 1400. I want to print a QR code, Barcode and Alphanumerical on a label. At the moment I can print QR and Barcode on the same label no problems , its when I try to add more characters that my problems begin. To print all the above I have to send more than 82 characters to the printer but the PLC is only letting me send 82 it truncates the rest. Is there anyway to send more than 82 characters from the PLC. The Printer is Zebra ZT230 connected via serial.

Here a sample of the code I am using.
PLC code.pdf

At present I am Printing the code in ST13:18 which is 82 characters
I want to change and Print the code in ST13:20 and ST13:21 but the combine characters are 98.

Any help much appreciated

  Reply With Quote
Old September 8th, 2016, 11:47 AM   #2
United States

jstolaruk is offline
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Detroit, SouthEast Michigan
Posts: 3,288
You'll have to test the output buffer to see that ST13:18 was finished transmitting then send the next strings. Off the cuff, (3) AWT instructions will be needed (or (2) AWA and (1) AWT ).
"You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred." Woody Allen
  Reply With Quote
Jump to Live PLC Question and Answer Forum


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Micrologix 1400 PID issue Russff LIVE PLC Questions And Answers 8 October 30th, 2015 08:48 AM
Connectivity issue between Micrologix 1400 and Redlion DSP jmaty23 LIVE PLC Questions And Answers 3 August 5th, 2013 10:16 AM
Red Lion DSP/AB Micrologix 1400 Connectivity Issue jmaty23 LIVE PLC Questions And Answers 0 June 4th, 2013 05:44 AM
Parsing NMEA 0183 Sentences from a GPS using MicroLogix 1400 Ken Roach LIVE PLC Questions And Answers 3 January 25th, 2012 12:44 AM
Micrologix 1500 & ASCII Handles101 LIVE PLC Questions And Answers 1 May 21st, 2004 03:18 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:54 AM.