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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 2nd, 2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Geoff White
As long as you are not trying to clutch the slave...

As long as you are not trying to clutch the slave to a moving master it shouldn't matter. Even then it works but has brutal dynamics.

If I need to clutch a slave I would normally cam the slave to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 19th, 2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By Geoff White
Use a R_TRIG? Declare a bool with the same name...

Use a R_TRIG?
Declare a bool with the same name as the source condition but with a suffix or postfix?
Memory is cheap.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 11th, 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By Geoff White
Send them an E*W*O*N with a sim card in it.

Send them an E*W*O*N with a sim card in it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Geoff White
I can usually stop a motor within a rev using DOL...

I can usually stop a motor within a rev using DOL and two counts per rev. It should be doable with a drive.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Geoff White
I seem to remember that it used a straight pinned...

I seem to remember that it used a straight pinned cable with the wrong gender at one end.

Otherwise you can plug the PLC end of the cable into your pooter directly.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,377
Posted By Geoff White
I came into work one time, sick as a dog and...

I came into work one time, sick as a dog and heavily medicated. Worked on a machine for half a day and then was somehow at home with no recollection of having travelled.

The next day I had a look...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,157
Posted By Geoff White
Have a look at the XML file. It normally has a...

Have a look at the XML file. It normally has a entry at the top with the firmware level in it. Change it to 4 or use the original parameter file you copied from the first drive.

Or as others...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Geoff White
What HMI?

What HMI?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,193
Posted By Geoff White
It is because the project used a different...

It is because the project used a different "language" than is used on the new computer.

The default is US English. If you use anything else on the new copy of FTV none of the text will work.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 17th, 2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,995
Posted By Geoff White
+1

+1
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Geoff White
It may not be the firewall. I use an access...

It may not be the firewall. I use an access point in bridge mode for commissioning. The discovery functions do not work unless I plug in directly. Once the paths have been established they will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Geoff White
There is a ton of information on safety...

There is a ton of information on safety programming in the technotes. The way safety programs are written by rockwell have changed significantly over the years. Try the newest ones first.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 10th, 2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,795
Posted By Geoff White
I would first try to ftp to the PLC can see what...

I would first try to ftp to the PLC can see what is on there. Anonymous ftp into it and make a backup of everything on there. Then look for a file called source.dat . If you can get that file you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 6th, 2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By Geoff White
Can't you configure the Anybus to byte swap the...

Can't you configure the Anybus to byte swap the data? I remember them being extremely configurable.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 2nd, 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,954
Posted By Geoff White
Don't trust odd numbered releases :)

Don't trust odd numbered releases :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 1st, 2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By Geoff White
Siemens HMI IO Display

Hi,

I am doing a Siemens project and I can't seem to find a IO display template/faceplate anywhere. I really don't want to reinvent the wheel.

Does anyone have a HMI project/library I can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 14th, 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,698
Posted By Geoff White
I'm not saying that this is the problem now but...

I'm not saying that this is the problem now but most motion problems I have had have been because either a motion tag was used more than once or was left in a weird state before repeating a sequence....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Geoff White
Good riddance to serial. I can't wait for the...

Good riddance to serial. I can't wait for the last piece of equipment to die. Then I can finally take my ooollllllld laptop collection out and shoot them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 11th, 2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By Geoff White
The screen should never be blank. The fault is...

The screen should never be blank. The fault is the control module is probably stuffed.

Try cycling power after re-seating the control module back on the power module.

You can also plug a usb...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 17th, 2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Geoff White
What are you missing?

What are you missing?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Geoff White
What BryanG said. The same applies if you use a...

What BryanG said. The same applies if you use a wireless connection.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 10th, 2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,629
Posted By Geoff White
The oneshot is to get a pulse at 10am. Use the...

The oneshot is to get a pulse at 10am. Use the pulse to toggle a bit that is used to drive the two devices.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By Geoff White
What sort of feedback do they have? It could be...

What sort of feedback do they have? It could be detecting rotation being wrong because the feedback is backwards.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 2nd, 2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,792
Posted By Geoff White
Yep, the AOI works great as a client or server. ...

Yep, the AOI works great as a client or server.

Node red has node-red-contrib-pccc that does SLC style tag access. You can map an array to a SLC style memory block in logix5000.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 25th, 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By Geoff White
I have had to support S7 smart PLCs. I ended up...

I have had to support S7 smart PLCs. I ended up having to grab a copy from some vietnamese guy. Worked ok. I gave up trying to get WinCC smart working as you need to run a chinese version of...
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