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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Gadelric
Modbus set-up

Wizards,

I hope everyone survived the storms the last few weeks.

After everything calmed down here in Oklahoma, I was farmed out to get this Signal-fire wireless telemetry system working.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Gadelric
******* messaging advice

Wizards,

Going to a plant next week that is having issues getting a com trol to work.
The com trol is driving some sort of camera.
I have spent some time reading up on the com trol, still don't...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 28th, 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
Here is the error that is logged. Error...

Here is the error that is logged.

Error Occured In: Boolean StartRestartSwitch()
System.TimeoutException: The operation has timed out.
at NCD.AD8._Read8BitsValue()
at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
PC runs the VS application, and has a dedicated...

PC runs the VS application, and has a dedicated network leg to the PLC main switch.
The relay board is connected to the PC via USB as well as 2 other usb connected devices.

When the "error"...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
I pulled more logs from the system last night. ...

I pulled more logs from the system last night.
It appears this error has been seen ever since this machine was brought to this plant, about a year before I was brought in.

The computer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Gadelric
Smile Found my answer, These controllers can...

Found my answer,

These controllers can supply their own 24v dc, there is a jumper that has to be put in to jump 24vdc to the enable, and then they become stand alone.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
Drbitboy, I am not entirely sure, I have...

Drbitboy,

I am not entirely sure, I have reached back out to the developer but with the support I have received in the past, I don't expect a reply soon...

I will try to dig around some more to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Gadelric
Desoutter Torque Controller

Quick question,

I have a Desoutter cvic 2 controller that I was asked to make it mobile.
It is currently mounted to a huge station on wheels, that is just too big.
We would like to mount this to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 26th, 2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
Follow up: Team, So far so good,...

Follow up:


Team,

So far so good, reports I am getting after running the dedicated network cable is "line ran great".

Gad
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
I do have a small pc that displays camera images...

I do have a small pc that displays camera images for the operators, I will run a ping test, I think continuous ping is -t, will see what happens.
Unfortunately, things run great for unknown amounts...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
Found this: Function StartRestartSwitch() As...

Found this:

Function StartRestartSwitch() As Boolean
'Function Returns The State Of The Start Restart Switch

Try
Dim value As Integer =...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
Sorry for the confusion, The error is...

Sorry for the confusion,

The error is produced by the application.
There are 3 errors we have seen from this beast.
1.) OPC---- related to rslinx not running
2.) Relay board port------ related...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 21st, 2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gadelric
Visual Studio Error Codes

Wizards,

I have an application that is built in Visual Studio 2019.
I have been getting an error from the program that is very generic.
The developer sent me in a direction that was not the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gadelric
Update, I was able to everything working as...

Update,

I was able to everything working as a proof of concept, and then I gave them the price tag to replace the items we would use out of MRO stock and now everything is on hold...
Each of you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gadelric
Thank you for the link, I am limited to what I...

Thank you for the link, I am limited to what I already have in house.
This tester they want me to add these cameras to will only be here for 2 years and then we get a new one. All new equipment will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 12th, 2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gadelric
Image Capture project

Wizards,

New project came across my desk yesterday.

Basic objective:

When a product passes its functionality test, take a picture of the part and save it. Saved file must contain the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 16th, 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Gadelric
It appears to me that you are trying to bring the...

It appears to me that you are trying to bring the Public PLC to the Local PLC network? is that correct?

I dont believe you will be able to do it that way.
The NATR translates the Local PLC and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
Update, While hardwired directly to the PLC,...

Update,

While hardwired directly to the PLC, via port 2, I was able to catch the IO start to drop. I started to randomly drop networked IO blocks, and the RTA dropped as well. These drops where...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 20th, 2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
We are starting to believe that the issue is...

We are starting to believe that the issue is related to the secondary equipment that does the functionality tests.
This PLC had 2 ethernet ports on it.
Everything is run through port 1, local side...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
We have worries that it could be an external...

We have worries that it could be an external device that someone is plugging into the line and then disconnecting it after the fault happens.
We have a security camera recording everything that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
Yes I did, nothing stands out, no errors. ...

Yes I did, nothing stands out, no errors.


The only thing I could find in the Event Log was :
SysLog: detected a slow reader
31830
SysLog.cpp
519
1 day, 12h:22m:28s
0
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 18th, 2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
Team, After a long day of crawling through...

Team,

After a long day of crawling through this machine, doing all the wiggle tests and watching processes run, I have not been able to "make it" crash.

I have a series of tests set up to run...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
Dock, The HMI is not mapped to the IO tree,...

Dock,

The HMI is not mapped to the IO tree, the only thing mapped is the atlas Copco torque gun and 3 Keyence IV nav cameras and 1732E-16CFMG12R/A Armorblock x9
This system is behind a nat...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 17th, 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Gadelric
L33R Network Drop

Team,

I have a Compact Logic L33R that is having a random network issue.

Starting about a month ago, I had my first issue with this station.
The HMI was in Error states on the indicators, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 14th, 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By Gadelric
Although these items would probably do exactly...

Although these items would probably do exactly what I need them to do, the cost will most likely be too much 95.
The maint department has been trying to get approval for something they can use for...
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