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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By I_Automation
To share in VMWare Create a folder on the...

To share in VMWare


Create a folder on the host computer, I always call it Share and put it in the Virtual Machines folder under Users


In each VM go to Settings/Options?Shared Folders and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 9th, 2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By I_Automation
I make a VM. install Wimdows and then install all...

I make a VM. install Wimdows and then install all the basics:
RSLinx
FTS & FTAM
Drivers in RSLinx
PDF printer
Hex editor
Acrobat reader
Office clone
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 30th, 2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By I_Automation
If it's a FactoryTalk HASP dongle open FTAM, then...

If it's a FactoryTalk HASP dongle open FTAM, then select Rehost Activation


Select the RSL5 one and then send it back to Rockwell's server.


Then open FTAM on the target computer and Get New...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By I_Automation
I have had to do a lot of things for operators...

I have had to do a lot of things for operators doing this


What I do now is add rungs at the begining: OTL things that have to be ON, OTU things that have to be OFF and MOV values that better not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By I_Automation
That popup will show every time RSLogix goes to...

That popup will show every time RSLogix goes to download a program.

As long as it doesn't show a controller with less memory then the download will work, if it is less memory it might work if your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By I_Automation
+1 for PLCCable's batteries. I bought a few...

+1 for PLCCable's batteries.

I bought a few online from someplace like BA[D] Batteries that were cheaper but only lasted a few months
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By I_Automation
There are different types of dosing pumps and...

There are different types of dosing pumps and rotary valves.

Pneumatic dosing pumps run by a solenoid valve could be run by a CR wired directly to the PLC. There are also pulse dosing pumps that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By I_Automation
Which one? There's 2. One is about a new GM...

Which one? There's 2.

One is about a new GM transmission and one about Rockwell's power panel - very close to the same wording in both.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By I_Automation
I would use Infrared thermocouples on the belt. I...

I would use Infrared thermocouples on the belt. I have used them to test panels with shiny Mylar laminated on them and there were accurate and reliable.

I would put one right after the fan area,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By I_Automation
I would add that the first OSHA inspector that...

I would add that the first OSHA inspector that saw a light curtain being used not as a safety, but a operational control, would have a major issue with it. Possibly even shutting the machine down...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By I_Automation
He stated that each version was installed on a...

He stated that each version was installed on a separate VM.

He would have to know the version to open the correct VM for the project before opening S/RSL5K.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By I_Automation
Whatever cheap one I picked up from whatever...

Whatever cheap one I picked up from whatever store I was at. I never checked the wave output type and never had a problem with a laptop or using a USB charger in them.

Plus the larger one was good...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By I_Automation
I have used a small $30 100W AC converter for...

I have used a small $30 100W AC converter for laptops for years. I have one in every vehicle.

The only exception was I bolted a larger one to the back of the drivers seat in my work van and wired...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By I_Automation
Rick-click on the file and select Open With...

Rick-click on the file and select Open With Notepad, or if that doesn't show Open With... the select Notepad from the popup.


Starting on line 6 it will have a list of all saves with the version...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,737
Posted By I_Automation
Sealtite with all the pulled wires needed plus a...

Sealtite with all the pulled wires needed plus a few spares have to be labelled when cut. So, spares are labelled.

Still have customers demanding Sealtite on new installations and upgrades.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By I_Automation
Is it possible the AHMI is writing to the level...

Is it possible the AHMI is writing to the level tag every scan?

It might be a BasicLabel has a write tag and a default value that it might be overwriting the tank level integer when you change it....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By I_Automation
If this needs to be done every time then right...

If this needs to be done every time then right click on the shortcut & select Open File Location

When it pops up right click on the shortcut and click Properties, the the Compatibility tab.

You...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By I_Automation
The BASIC module runs its own program that it...

The BASIC module runs its own program that it reads the data from the CPU itself, and writes it just as a HMI would. The backplane comm's wouldn't be effected.


The same for the PV and SCADA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By I_Automation
All of the SLC5/05's I have updated the firmware...

All of the SLC5/05's I have updated the firmware on I have not had one problem yet where a program was incompatible with the new firmware.

Also never any 5/03 or 5/04 program problem after...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By I_Automation
If it is an instance not properly closed, or...

If it is an instance not properly closed, or started, then:

Right click on the task bar, select Task Manager, Processes tab, then Show Process For All Users.

If is is running in the background...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By I_Automation
As long as you take every possible scenario of...

As long as you take every possible scenario of every qualified idiot the HR department can hire.


There are a lot of machines out there with warning or danger signs that they self start...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,799
Posted By I_Automation
I think the main reason a lot of people stick to...

I think the main reason a lot of people stick to ladder is the programming software makes it easy. Click an icon get a XIC the one next to it XIO - or F5 and F6 in Mitsubishi or AD DirectSoft.


...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By I_Automation
If he was wearing a name tag that said Don...

If he was wearing a name tag that said Don Johnson (No - not that one) that would be a piece of work I fired in 1998
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By I_Automation
Here is AD's ...

Here is AD's (https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/shopping/catalog/hmi_(human_machine_interface)/c-more_touch_panels_ea9_series/c-more_ea9_series_touch_panels/ea9-rhmi)headless. Basically a small...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By I_Automation
I have used the AD C-More headless with good...

I have used the AD C-More headless with good results.
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