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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By OkiePC
ID this ultrasonic sensor

Looking at a sensor wired directly to a PLC analog input (DL450) and trying to identify a make and model.

Sensor is working, but if I sign a calibration sheet, probably ought to have some sort of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By OkiePC
The Click data tables are fixed. The BRX would...

The Click data tables are fixed. The BRX would definitely allow a lot more flexibility and could be customized.

In the Click, you might be able to consolidate the data into a format where you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,278
Posted By OkiePC
My favorite cable stripper for small diameter...

My favorite cable stripper for small diameter cables is https://www.alliedelec.com/product/phoenix-contact/1212623/70280541/

If you strip a lot of the 4-pin M12 cables with the tough chemical...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 3rd, 2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By OkiePC
I usually put a rung at the end of the MAIN LAD 2...

I usually put a rung at the end of the MAIN LAD 2 file that examines the math error bit and if true, sets an alarm bit and unlatches it. This keeps the CPU running in the even of a math error (which...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By OkiePC
The best approach to solve this is to create a...

The best approach to solve this is to create a new two dimensional array tag and then populate it with the values from the old program. Depending on how many files and words are used in the old...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 30th, 2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By OkiePC
+1 Those FET outputs require both the...

+1

Those FET outputs require both the positive and negative from the power supply are connected to VDC2 and COM2 respectively, in order to operate properly.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By OkiePC
I have not. What I have seen with the D and E...

I have not. What I have seen with the D and E series (plugged into a SC200 controller) is that if someone scanned for devices, the controller would detect the 1720 and if it had been unplugged or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 29th, 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By OkiePC
That version is beyond obsolete. When I started...

That version is beyond obsolete. When I started in this field about 7 years ago, you could still get the 1720D used on ebay, and now I am seeing customers upgrade away from the 1720E and now using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 22nd, 2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By OkiePC
I concur. This might cause some complaints from...

I concur. This might cause some complaints from operations, but if you communicate the reasoning effectively, they're less likely to be upset about it.

The other potential solution is to keep...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By OkiePC
Looks similar to the "half true" bit. I was...

Looks similar to the "half true" bit.

I was looking for that thread and found this one with an answer in post #10

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=72979

Half true bit:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By OkiePC
Great information. Thank you all. We will...

Great information. Thank you all. We will propose keeping the hardware and purchasing the software for it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By OkiePC
I tried to open the pva file with version 3.83...

I tried to open the pva file with version 3.83 and got complaints about the file possibly being corrupt. This version does not list anything in the help file for Error 1012 either.

There is a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By OkiePC
Thanks for all the tips. I will probably find a...

Thanks for all the tips. I will probably find a readily available replacement and go put it in myself to make sure it gets sorted out properly.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By OkiePC
EcoStruxure? And are comments stored in the...

EcoStruxure?

And are comments stored in the PLC?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,476
Posted By OkiePC
If they come out with a Click Plus with integral...

If they come out with a Click Plus with integral LCD, A/D will have successfully acquired all my small RTU panel business away from the 1400. Next, If I could sit down the the Click Software...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By OkiePC
Schneider BMXP342020

Customer has a nicely laid out panel with this M340 series PLC in it and they need to do some upgrades.

I googled the part number and Allied said that module is obsolete, but SE website doesn't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By OkiePC
Thinking this through: PB[1] is pressed...

Thinking this through:
PB[1] is pressed becoming = 1.

The PLC scans Index1 = 1, finds that PB[1] is true and so A[1] is now set to 1
PB[1] is pressed again becoming =0.

The PLC scans Index1 =...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By OkiePC
It means Clear. It zeroes the destination tag. ...

It means Clear. It zeroes the destination tag. It is the same as MOV 0 YourTag
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By OkiePC
DrBitBoy's pseudocode would write ones to the...

DrBitBoy's pseudocode would write ones to the correct bits when the button being examined is pressed, but would not write zeroes to the correct bits when the button is not pressed and would not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By OkiePC
If you want to use indirection to handle this...

If you want to use indirection to handle this logic, you probably need to set up a loop to increment the index and perform the needed rungs of logic on all of the possible elements of the array every...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By OkiePC
I did this in my very first Controllogix program...

I did this in my very first Controllogix program back around 2000 and it did not fault the PLC, it just corrupted some data used by a sequencer. I don't remember what version of RSLogix 5000 I was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By OkiePC
4 Position Selector Switch

Water plant operator twisted the shaft off of this old 4 position selector switch that is mounted in a panel built as a bypass panel for a Danfoss VFD. I'd like to mail them a new identical switch...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 9th, 2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By OkiePC
Yes, according to the specs, there is a field...

Yes, according to the specs, there is a field replaceable battery that backs up the real time clock. It does not back up the application.

Search the www for this manual 2711-in009_-en-p.pdf
Open...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,813
Posted By OkiePC
I know nearly nothing about Siemens PLCs so I am...

I know nearly nothing about Siemens PLCs so I am going to assume that Modbus RTU protocol can be made available.

If the drive is new it should support Modbus RTU protocol.

Google "danfoss fc...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 4th, 2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By OkiePC
Also no AVE instruction. For parts per time...

Also no AVE instruction.

For parts per time unit tasks, I usually calculate time units per part and invert it. Use a oneshot from the rising edge of the input that detects work completion to...
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