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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By JesperMP
How does 1 temperature controller control 4...

How does 1 temperature controller control 4 different zones ??
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By JesperMP
Facebook, Twitter et al have a veritable army of...

Facebook, Twitter et al have a veritable army of moderators, and they will delete posts and ban users as they see fit.
Not because they like to do so, but because they are concerned by the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By JesperMP
Not deleting the offending post is enough to be...

Not deleting the offending post is enough to be complicit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 6th, 2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By JesperMP
My opinion. At the very least this thread...

My opinion.
At the very least this thread should be deleted.
And explicitly asking for a software crack should result in the member being banned.
It is not enough to say no.
What he is really...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By JesperMP
So you dont need to retain an eventual old...

So you dont need to retain an eventual old program ?

Try to reset the memory:
Remove the memory module if it is installed.
Short VBB-Gnd for 10 seconds.

The serial port should then be set to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By JesperMP
You used auto-configure to try and connect ? ...

You used auto-configure to try and connect ?

Try to manually set
Device: SLC-Ch0
Baudrate: 19200
Parity: None
Error checking: CRC

These are the default factory settings for the SLC5/04 CPU.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By JesperMP
The spec sheet of the exact CPU in question will...

The spec sheet of the exact CPU in question will inform you what version of TIA portal is required.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By JesperMP
This is a relatively recent method that has...

This is a relatively recent method that has become popular with VFD control, especially in robot cells. There is usually also a mobile hand operated release button that has to be pressed when the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By JesperMP
If you are changing speeds by using a VFD, then...

If you are changing speeds by using a VFD, then the VFD must support the safety function SLS (safe low speed).
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By JesperMP
Easiest is to zip the entire parent folder in...

Easiest is to zip the entire parent folder in which the .app15 file is stored.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By JesperMP
Do the new drives actually have to be networked ?...

Do the new drives actually have to be networked ?
A conveyor application does not sound so complex.
If they only need a start signal and a speed reference, how about as an interim solution simply...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 3rd, 2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By JesperMP
There is no such tool. Structured Text code...

There is no such tool.

Structured Text code may be possible to copy-paste since it is essentially text.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By JesperMP
It is a communication failure for sure. I dont...

It is a communication failure for sure. I dont mean the ethernet connection.

4rf radio system.
50 feet.
Replaced the ethernet switch.
The error came back after a month.
You get the error once...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By JesperMP
You can feed a 4-20 mA signal to a 0-20 mA input....

You can feed a 4-20 mA signal to a 0-20 mA input.
You merely have to take the offset into account in the scaling to engineering values function in the PLC program.

That is what ASF explains in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By JesperMP
If it is this panel ...

If it is this panel
http://www.we-con.com.cn/en/productsinfo_2972.html
then it also has Ethernet onboard.
Notice it is called PI8102H.

They dont list which PLCs or Protocols are supported. They...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By JesperMP
Exactly which Weintek HMI then ? Btw. are...

Exactly which Weintek HMI then ?

Btw. are you sure it is a good idea to let an ancient HMI decide which PLC you want to use for many years forward ? Just to save a little bit of money on a new HMI.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By JesperMP
Which HMI is it then ? The HMI and the protocols...

Which HMI is it then ? The HMI and the protocols that it supports decide what PLCs can be connected.

If you haven't decided on a specific HMI, then consider ethernet instead of RS232.
RS232 is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By JesperMP
What is the RS232 port for ? ASCII ? Modbus...

What is the RS232 port for ?
ASCII ?
Modbus RTU ?
Or .. ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By JesperMP
It just dawned on me that maybe are are doing...

It just dawned on me that maybe are are doing this in a Script in WinCC rather than in code in an S7 PLC.
And if so, WinCC Advanced or WinCC Professional ?
The "_" may be a setting in Windows that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By JesperMP
dhullett08, post your code. And what is your...

dhullett08, post your code.
And what is your CPU ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By JesperMP
Manual re-write. +1 that instead of...

Manual re-write.

+1 that instead of arranging the data in the arcaic style of one data type -> one data file, the data should be arranged in whatever grouping is most sensible for the objects or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By JesperMP
What was the swedish error text ? If it appears...

What was the swedish error text ?
If it appears again, take a photo of the error code.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By JesperMP
Suggestions: 1. Create 3 data types that...

Suggestions:

1. Create 3 data types that contain the data split into each group less than 1023 bytes.
In the 1st DB add 3 STRUCTs, each defined by its respective data type.
Setup 3 DBs for Ifix,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By JesperMP
When quoting webpages from Siemens support, it is...

When quoting webpages from Siemens support, it is best to use the "Copy URL" function in the upper right corner.
You will then get a link like this which will work reliably:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By JesperMP
CAT5E, 4 wire, shielded, voltage and EMC approved...

CAT5E, 4 wire, shielded, voltage and EMC approved for industrial use.

Equally important is to use good connectors. You need to check that the chosen connector works well with the chosen cable....
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