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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By BryanG
You can't look at grounding the shield of signal...

You can't look at grounding the shield of signal wires in isolation, pun intended :-). We assume that the earth in one box is the same as the earth in the next box, earth should be earth should be...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By BryanG
First off, get the device in pieces and see what...

First off, get the device in pieces and see what has failed, is it the LED bulb or is it the transformer? You should be able to test the LED bulb from a low voltage supply. You can test the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By BryanG
If your HMI can do Data Logging, then one more...

If your HMI can do Data Logging, then one more thought. The dialog box asks for the Path Name, maybe something like this is required: C:/logs/TEST and C:/logs/InspectionLog. The HMIs usually...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By BryanG
Power off and try taking the SD card out, do you...

Power off and try taking the SD card out, do you have a folder there called Test? Have a look in other folders. Or enable FTP and you can go in and have a look whilst it is powered up. If the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By BryanG
I think you need something in Log Enable, to try...

I think you need something in Log Enable, to try it just set it to true.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By BryanG
With strange problems on the S7-1200 I often do a...

With strange problems on the S7-1200 I often do a Factory reset and then reload the program. I have had strange issues when I have done an unkown number of online upgrades. Things almost as simple...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 13th, 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,306
Posted By BryanG
I hope he figured it out by now, this was a...

I hope he figured it out by now, this was a question from 2006.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By BryanG
If it helps, in the EU standard enclosure sizes...

If it helps, in the EU standard enclosure sizes tend to go up in 200mm increments. Trunking, again typically can be from 30mm to 60mm. The only thing to watch out for is that DIN Rail mounted...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 5th, 2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By BryanG
If you had gone for another Redlion as a...

If you had gone for another Redlion as a replacement you would have saved yourself a lot of effort. You will have to recreate the Redlion program screen by screen in the Maple system HMI. You can...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,381
Posted By BryanG
I must be in a trouble making mood, but something...

I must be in a trouble making mood, but something struck me. We have been discussing vaccination in another thread and we talked about personal freedom. Seat belt law was mentioned and how it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 4th, 2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,381
Posted By BryanG
How about an International Standard for writing,...

How about an International Standard for writing, grammar and spelling, 'internaltional', 'Yes or now'. :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 3rd, 2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,379
Posted By BryanG
We were all beginners at some point and we had to...

We were all beginners at some point and we had to learn. So in answer to the OPs question. I was asking about the process because generally the simplest solution is the best, so if it could be done...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,379
Posted By BryanG
It depends on what you mean. Are the products of...

It depends on what you mean. Are the products of varying length and you are trying to measure them? Are you trying to get a repeat length of the same size, say a cutting machine? Do you need to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By BryanG
I think I am seeing the problem. Reading this: ...

I think I am seeing the problem. Reading this:
https://www.redlion.net/sites/default/files/media/BeckhoffADSTCP.pdf
Particularly this bit:
Say the Redlion starts at byte 0 and you create an array...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 27th, 2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By BryanG
You have probably done this, but I might as well...

You have probably done this, but I might as well check. In the box where you connect the Redlion tags to the Beckoff you set the size of the Data Type. In the picture it is set to Byte as Byte,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 24th, 2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 74,074
Posted By BryanG
Ah - yes - Nazi. You know that a discussion has...

Ah - yes - Nazi. You know that a discussion has reached an end when somebody invokes the 'Nazi' clause.

But at least they made the trains run on time!!!




Bryan has left the building...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 74,074
Posted By BryanG
Masks slow down the spread, vaccinations slow the...

Masks slow down the spread, vaccinations slow the spread - both true. You can get Covid-19 even after having received all required doses of vaccination - also true.

But you missed one very very...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 74,074
Posted By BryanG
Don't have the data for the US. For the UK,...

Don't have the data for the US. For the UK, though this is a bit out of date because it cover 2nd Jan to 2nd Jul:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 74,074
Posted By BryanG
For the vaccine deniers

The UK Government has done one thing right, they collect and graph the Covid data and make the numbers available to the general public.
https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/cases

The attached...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,368
Posted By BryanG
Don't want to seem like a pessimist but maybe you...

Don't want to seem like a pessimist but maybe you should use your time whilst 'waiting' to scan the local jobs adverts.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 74,074
Posted By BryanG
People get very confused about the purpose of a...

People get very confused about the purpose of a lock-down. At the start of the Pandemic they were the only tool in box to limit infections. Limiting the rate of infection meant that medical...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By BryanG
I am feeling lazy and my brain hurts from...

I am feeling lazy and my brain hurts from studying html, css and nore-red, so I may have completely missed the point. But, wouldn't a Pulse Timer (TP), a Falling Edge bit (N_TRIG) and a Timer Reset...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By BryanG
Nice video that does just that and shows exactly...

Nice video that does just that and shows exactly how to set it all up, it will save you a tonne of frustration:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLLm-BbHRMM


I haven't watched it but they same...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 12th, 2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By BryanG
I have to admit that the last time I put much...

I have to admit that the last time I put much effort in to studying VFD circuits was in college, I think Eddison and Westinghouse were still arguing about whether AC or DC was better. If your VFD...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 11th, 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By BryanG
I use Put and Get without too many headaches. ...

I use Put and Get without too many headaches. You have to enable it in Device Configuration / Protection and Security.
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