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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 3rd, 2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By beethoven_ii
All sorted now after some jiggery *****y with the...

All sorted now after some jiggery *****y with the pin outs on the RS485 cable. It looks so simple now it's all done. Like most things, it's easy when you know how.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 3rd, 2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By beethoven_ii
Thanks again Ken, I made contact with...

Thanks again Ken,

I made contact with RedLion Support yesterday and they told me what was wrong with my config. As shown in your screenshot I needed to use the DF1 Master driver in Network...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 2nd, 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By beethoven_ii
Hi Ken and thanks for your reply. I have...

Hi Ken and thanks for your reply.

I have had the set up working with my SLC 5/05 plc as Modbus master talking directly to both Modbus devices without the DSPLE but the firmware version of my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 2nd, 2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By beethoven_ii
RedLion DSPLE and SLC 5/05

I Have an SLC 5/05 in the office configured as a Modbus RTU Master reading and writing data quite happily to and from 2 weight dosing terminals. My client wants me to go to site and try to get this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By beethoven_ii
You can if you add a Scalance switch with NAT...

You can if you add a Scalance switch with NAT functionality. Maybe there are 3rd party NAT devices that would work too for a lower cost than Scalance.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By beethoven_ii
You could fit a Scalance switch with built in NAT...

You could fit a Scalance switch with built in NAT and a Firewall. I’ve used the S602 before but it would appear to be discontinued. I’m sure there will be other models that do the same but if you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By beethoven_ii
I have used the ATV320 on Profinet and they were...

I have used the ATV320 on Profinet and they were the worst drives I've ever worked with. Just to get the drive to run you have to send a command, read a status, if that's correct send another...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 17th, 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By beethoven_ii
[QUOTE=mahone;885595]hi all, i'm building a...

[QUOTE=mahone;885595]hi all,

i'm building a contrologix system that has 4 IB32, 2 OB32, 2 IF16HI, 2 OF16HI and 2 EN2T modules.

without knowing the process or the logic that could go into it,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By beethoven_ii
The parameters are stored in the plc but it might...

The parameters are stored in the plc but it might need the dipswitches setting for the IP address. It depends on how the address has been configured.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By beethoven_ii
I had this problem once before and used up nearly...

I had this problem once before and used up nearly all my mobile data for the month at the time downloading the base package and then the correct service pack and update to match. Without migrating...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 14th, 2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By beethoven_ii
Not entirely clear what your issue is but if you...

Not entirely clear what your issue is but if you browse to the HMI tags in your project and right click there's an option to synchronise with the PLC tags. This should get rid of any anomalies.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By beethoven_ii
Parameter 46 needs to be set to 1 so that the...

Parameter 46 needs to be set to 1 so that the start source is from the keypad. Set parameter 47 to 1 so the speed reference is from the Drive pot and then you can stop and start it locally using the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By beethoven_ii
It's been a very long time since I used Medoc and...

It's been a very long time since I used Medoc and you'd be better off converting your program to a GX Developer file, but I vaguely recall it might be F5.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By beethoven_ii
In my instance some redundant equipment is being...

In my instance some redundant equipment is being replaced on site and I need to upgrade the SLC 5/05 firmware to make it compatible with the new equipment. Have tried other options first but in our...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By beethoven_ii
I upgraded my test unit using Controlflash with...

I upgraded my test unit using Controlflash with Ethernet and it worked ok. It's a relatively new site for me to be working on and so I'm not 100% sure of everything that is connected and I've only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By beethoven_ii
I upgraded my test 5/05 which worked ok except...

I upgraded my test 5/05 which worked ok except that it required a password to access it afterwards which at the time I didn't know. I'm fine with doing the firmware updates but there are printers,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By beethoven_ii
It's not strictly indirect addressing but... ...

It's not strictly indirect addressing but...
Call your SFC20 block.
For your SRCBLK put P#DB10.DBX0.0
Create a temp Int variable called Temp_Ret_Val and use #Temp_Ret_Val for your RET_VAL
For...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By beethoven_ii
I feared as much. I take it there is no way of...

I feared as much. I take it there is no way of expanding the memory without changing the model of cpu?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By beethoven_ii
SLC 5/05 Memory

My client has 3x 1747-L552 SLC 5/05 plc's on site with 32k memory that we'd like to update the firmware on. I have a test plc which I've already done this on but the model of this one is 1747-L551C...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By beethoven_ii
I just found elsewhere that entering ab-unlock...

I just found elsewhere that entering ab-unlock without the - as the password works. I tried this and I now have access to the PLC. Hopefully this might help someone else too if they come across the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By beethoven_ii
SLC 5/05 Firmware Update

Hi,
I have just flashed an SLC5/05 Cat No. 1747-L551 FRN8 with the latest available firmware from Rockwell using ControlFlash and now the CPU is asking for a password before it will let me upload or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By beethoven_ii
It's still available on the Rockwell site. I just...

It's still available on the Rockwell site. I just downloaded it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,530
Posted By beethoven_ii
I was hoping not to have to keep doing that but...

I was hoping not to have to keep doing that but it looks like it's the only option.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,530
Posted By beethoven_ii
Thanks. I didn't think it was possible, but it...

Thanks.
I didn't think it was possible, but it was worth asking.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,530
Posted By beethoven_ii
I have this same question but I see the original...

I have this same question but I see the original poster didn't get any replies.

I access all my automation project files through OneDrive so I can open the projects on multiple machines but I...
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