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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Jim3846
I think the delays i ran into is "Where is the...

I think the delays i ran into is "Where is the start and end of that message? If there all variable length messages, then your stuck processing the message byte at a time to decide start, type of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Jim3846
Do not most manufacturers offer a normal duty...

Do not most manufacturers offer a normal duty versus a heavy duty version for the same horsepower?
Just select the heavy duty option.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Jim3846
I did a compare on the ab site and they are...

I did a compare on the ab site and they are compatable.
Does the firmware/eds selected match on the Module tab?
If not then redo your IO config tree for the proper module series.
This would either...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,427
Posted By Jim3846
If you have an PLC editor in class. Just open...

If you have an PLC editor in class. Just open it, insert rung, insert xic xio and ote. If you click on the line most good plc editors will give you the ASC representation that is described above.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
I think you can open up the pdf and go to the...

I think you can open up the pdf and go to the parameter list. Copy that into a spreadsheet. Then make a non default column. Then after you know what parameters your going to change, just filter...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
mine says CCW developer and looked at factorytalk...

mine says CCW developer and looked at factorytalk activation manager and it says CCW developer license.

Maybe use snipping tool to grab the nondefault parameters?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
I thought CCW was freeware from AB? AB giving...

I thought CCW was freeware from AB?
AB giving free stuff, that's a new one!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
make that screen wider. Its to the right of what...

make that screen wider. Its to the right of what is shown.
I am using same version 12 your using.
maybe its your screen resolution?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
see attached. when you go to parameters. ...

see attached.
when you go to parameters.
change your parameters for the drive.
save it
show non defaults
push the print or export to csv

does that answer it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
print just prints the parameters. Just setup the...

print just prints the parameters. Just setup the drive with the parameters you change and print the non default parameters or csv it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
BRAKE CONTACTOR A117 = ENABLED P037[Stop...

BRAKE CONTACTOR
A117 = ENABLED
P037[Stop Mode] Option 9 “Ramp+EM Brk” Ramp to Stop with EM Brake Control.
A055[Relay Out Sel] = Option 22 EM brake is energized.
Also program A160 [EM Brk Off...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Jim3846
I know on most VFDs there is a relay out that is...

I know on most VFDs there is a relay out that is used for the brake contactor. So wherever you mount the vfd, you would mount the brake contactor. The brake contactor Is usually fed from the load...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 9th, 2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Jim3846
Used the Harting industrial connectors, this was...

Used the Harting industrial connectors, this was used for quick tear down and movement of machine from OEM to customer. Usually mounted on top of enclosure.

If the brush connectors do not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Jim3846
Anytime you have ethernet devices been best...

Anytime you have ethernet devices been best practices to put on a private network. Or a 192.168.x.x ethernet address
Anytime it went on a customer network it always caused config issues and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Jim3846
When I look at L71 at studio version 30 I kind of...

When I look at L71 at studio version 30 I kind of cringe
I looked at compatibility matrix,
2097-V34PR5-LM drive and an L71
30.11 firmware
the firmware is retired. What does that mean?
Version...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Jim3846
That's basically a print apply machine. I...

That's basically a print apply machine.

I think there are a ton of threads on that subject.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,888
Posted By Jim3846
Enhanced and Ethernet PLC-5 Programmable...

Enhanced and Ethernet PLC-5 Programmable Controllers
1785-L11B, -L20B, -L30B, -L40B, -L40L, -L60B, -L60L, -L80B, -L20E, -L40E, -L80E, -L26B, -L46B, -L86B

looked it up on enhanced pdf
Publication...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,888
Posted By Jim3846
AIC is only supported by enhanced PLC5...

AIC is only supported by enhanced PLC5 processors. Is your processor enhanced?

wonder if that is the issue?


Dec Oct Hex Binary Description
067 103 43 01000011 C...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Jim3846
Since you know its a problem with the AOIs from...

Since you know its a problem with the AOIs from OEM, why don't you just take the code that is in the aoi and move it to a routine and call it at the line that the aoi is called from?
You seem very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim3846
Maybe also since its been two decades is to...

Maybe also since its been two decades is to understand the differences between a tag based plc versus a data table plc.

Its important to know what the differences are in my experience and effects...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 24th, 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Jim3846
something moving with electrical components on...

something moving with electrical components on it. This is same as pushbuttons on a door. So finger safe is a must and how you keep components mounted from touching other panels is a must. Are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 24th, 2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,228
Posted By Jim3846
If you search for a DB9 to RJ45 connector, buy...

If you search for a DB9 to RJ45 connector, buy 2-4 of these in picture.
use any size ethernet patch cable.
Get a pin extractor tool as shown in pictures.
Get a gender changer too in case the db9...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 23rd, 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Jim3846
I had a similar issue had some new device that...

I had a similar issue had some new device that just needed 120vac input from a plc IO card. It works on previous project but on contrologix/CompactLogix IO ac output. But it did not work on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Jim3846
Different companies do different things, so have...

Different companies do different things, so have noticed when a constant voltage transformer has been used and the program does not get lost. But have noticed when cheap companies dont CVT the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,809
Posted By Jim3846
I think you need strong boundaries in this...

I think you need strong boundaries in this business. Otherwise management will just pile on till you break and that wont be pretty. Work/life balance is really on you and you have to decide what is...
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