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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By OkiePC
If S:1/8 is set, the PLC will attempt to clear...

If S:1/8 is set, the PLC will attempt to clear the fault and if successful, may leave the CPU in program mode. There is another bit on the Memory Module tab that is labeled "go to Run mode on power...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,429
Posted By OkiePC
Someone on here once said "Nobody ever got fired...

Someone on here once said "Nobody ever got fired for buying a Fluke."

I once lost my Fluke loop calibrator (not the clamp on type) and tried to save the boss some money by trying out an Extech...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By OkiePC
I am assuming there is an HMI involved. Make...

I am assuming there is an HMI involved.

Make all the values in your SCP block HMI tags. Then dial it in with some trials. You might want to only allow authorized access to the raw data tags for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By OkiePC
I saw your name as "Inbox" and over there as...

I saw your name as "Inbox" and over there as "Linuxdept" with similar profile pictures, and thought that might be the case. Now I see you're not "Inbox", you're "LNxbox".

There are some A/B comms...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By OkiePC
All data is retentive in Allen Bradley SLC...

All data is retentive in Allen Bradley SLC processors, so all the numbers will be what they were when it powered down. Now if you want the PLC to use some different values or sets of data following...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By OkiePC
I have yet to find a Logix5k project where the...

I have yet to find a Logix5k project where the SCP Add-on wasn't well worth the Add-in.

Sometimes I think that A/B left it out on purpose to get more folks to look at the shiny new AOI concept,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 13th, 2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By OkiePC
I have no first hand experience with the Micro...

I have no first hand experience with the Micro 8x0 series. And I have not used Ethernet/IP with the P2000 but I have noticed some threads on similar topics on the A/D forum:
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By OkiePC
Everything would be included in the memory total...

Everything would be included in the memory total for the Compactlogix system. Rockwell has a tool to help estimate controller requirements called Integrated Architecture Builder. It is also quite...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By OkiePC
Lol, I didn't see the links to those other two...

Lol, I didn't see the links to those other two files, but I apparently didn't miss much.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By OkiePC
I just did this with the main options I have used...

I just did this with the main options I have used in the past to print these for other users. Some of the options that are simply tree-eaters are unchecked, so if there are details missing you need,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 3rd, 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By OkiePC
It would be unlikely that the card is inhibited...

It would be unlikely that the card is inhibited (Ignore Configuration Error) but I am pretty sure that would also keep the data table from being updated with real world info from the card.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 2nd, 2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By OkiePC
There is always Red Lion gear that can bridge the...

There is always Red Lion gear that can bridge the gap as long as your process can stand whatever lag might be introduced.

Their Flexedge is pricy but would be more than capable of connecting to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 2nd, 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By OkiePC
USB 3 type C. This little detail I have on my...

USB 3 type C. This little detail I have on my latest laptop has been one of those things I don't know how I lived without. My little dock block (which stays in the office) plugs into it so that it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By OkiePC
I believe you are correct. I don't have a lot of...

I believe you are correct. I don't have a lot of first hand experience with either, but have heard it reported that the 1756 cards that support blue hose are more sensitive to having proper...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By OkiePC
I haven't used either version enough to be able...

I haven't used either version enough to be able to tell you I saw any noticeable difference in the user interface. The ability to export documentation is about the only thing I have taken advantage...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By OkiePC
Are PT0x aliases for controller tags to the...

Are PT0x aliases for controller tags to the outputs? If so, I suspect the aliasing was mis-applied.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By OkiePC
This is how I do it. I just display the long...

This is how I do it. I just display the long integer with an implied decimal point. In this example the pump has 3080.35 hours.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By OkiePC
We've all done it!

We've all done it!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By OkiePC
I forgot to address this. The answer is yes.

I forgot to address this. The answer is yes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By OkiePC
I have in the past worked for a large company...

I have in the past worked for a large company that performed annual shutdowns. A lot of project work and major maintenance got done during that week. A lot of machinery ran better if you never shut...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,820
Posted By OkiePC
I did get the parts eventually. It was parts I...

I did get the parts eventually. It was parts I normally get from plccable.com but they happened to be out of stock of one of the cards, so I took a chance on WI and was disappointed. It wasn't that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By OkiePC
We have version 6.3 and one of our customers...

We have version 6.3 and one of our customers still has version 5. Since they don't use any of the new features, and their program is already long and a bit complex, I have not implemented any...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By OkiePC
There is a company that makes devices that do a...

There is a company that makes devices that do a really good job of measuring motor current even when VFDs are involved. A former employer used them on older drives that did not have a reliable...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By OkiePC
It's always good to hear feedback on these...

It's always good to hear feedback on these issues, so thanks. It fall in line with my general experience that the root cause being the power supply is more common than other valid causes.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 23rd, 2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By OkiePC
I'd map them to a spare integer to get them in...

I'd map them to a spare integer to get them in the right order starting with bit zero (XIC -> OTE). Then I'd have a rung with 5 NEQs in series that drive an alarm bit. Simple is fast. Simple is...
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