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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By VAN
Are you able to login to the SonicWall from the...

Are you able to login to the SonicWall from the PVP?

The SonicWall I've used in the past required a client on users side and the customer would open and you remoted into a local workstation. Then...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By VAN
Is this for fun? Are you planning to be able...

Is this for fun?

Are you planning to be able to control both PLCs from either site?

I would recommend going with SCADA and then "the internet" can be behind your companies firewall. If no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By VAN
Is this for a real job? User can select any...

Is this for a real job?

User can select any motor as master? OK...

Why not just select the motors you want to run and how long you want them to run and start?

So many questions, but this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 4th, 2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By VAN
Yeah, I'd say follow inductives guide I remember...

Yeah, I'd say follow inductives guide I remember if being pretty good.

But I'll add that instead of blindly following HH,H,L,LL and other standard alarms you might only show color when someone...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 1st, 2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By VAN
As others have said layer 3 switch will probably...

As others have said layer 3 switch will probably do the trick.

What others haven't asked. What is the current load on the network card(s)? ENBT cards are pretty good for "low" traffic but I've...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By VAN
Windows 10 is the latest and what is your NTP...

Windows 10 is the latest and what is your NTP server? (Don't use windows XP at least upgrade to windows 7 which is now obsolete.)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By VAN
From your picture the largest free block of...

From your picture the largest free block of memory is only ~100k, so if you flash the firmware and redownload your current PLC program it may make your largest free block of memory larger.

Or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By VAN
I've had a similar issue, I think the program...

I've had a similar issue, I think the program works "fine" but I ended up going up a PLC size and put in L7x series.

Can you look at studio5000 task monitor and connect to the PLC? Unsure if this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 27th, 2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By VAN
Do you have an instructor or are you trying to...

Do you have an instructor or are you trying to self teach?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By VAN
Yeah, I only brought up the network so whoever...

Yeah, I only brought up the network so whoever uses this advice doesn't just say put it on the process network and I'll look at it on my laptop.

Depending how temp/one off it might even make...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By VAN
https://www.axis.com/ I've used many of...

https://www.axis.com/

I've used many of these cameras in the past. The only bug I recall is the newer firmware/versions had a glitch and you needed to restart a service on the server or it'd get...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By VAN
I read it as the conveyor turns on and...

I read it as the conveyor turns on and continuously runs.

edit - It doesn't really even say to control the paint valves or anything else. Pretty sure I'd fail the assignment by being a smartass.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By VAN
Yeah, last time I had Ignition it was version 7.9...

Yeah, last time I had Ignition it was version 7.9 and I went to a conference when v8 was coming out and edge HMIs were starting to be talked about.

I'd hope they came up with something. That was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 15th, 2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By VAN
Ignition is great but I don't recall if you can...

Ignition is great but I don't recall if you can deploy only some screens or have access control based on panel/location. This isn't a big deterrent as you could VNC into an HMI from another location...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By VAN
Yeah, fair point, but just know everyone that...

Yeah, fair point, but just know everyone that comes behind you hates you.

Sure PLC5 works or some other legacy BS... but now we can't get replacement parts and guess who has to fix this? The...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By VAN
You are correct I have the software running on a...

You are correct I have the software running on a random computer on the network.

But its not ideal, and like you said no network update from HMI. I generally avoid this because I'd rather the HMI...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By VAN
How are you controlling time drift? I've...

How are you controlling time drift?

I've seen a few solutions but none that were 100% rock solid and then add daylight savings.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By VAN
What else comes with it? Their is no way I...

What else comes with it?

Their is no way I would pay that much for just a virtual machine. Setting up a VM is like an hour (or day depending) experience. (I recommend everyone to setup a VM from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 1st, 2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By VAN
I remember it just being easier, don't know if it...

I remember it just being easier, don't know if it was the best way. For whatever reason something would be just off and downloading the drive parameters always seemed to work and I didn't have to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By VAN
I recall this being needed for any drive being...

I recall this being needed for any drive being added to a project. It's been awhile but I remember that being one of the first things I did when I could actually get hands on with the drives during...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By VAN
This but also learn to simulate. Honestly, you...

This but also learn to simulate. Honestly, you don't really even need hardware.

Now, don't get my wrong, troubleshooting hardware is 100% useful but if someone can simulate I think they've got a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By VAN
Also, AVEVA bought OSI and AVEVA owns...

Also, AVEVA bought OSI and AVEVA owns ArchestrA/WonderWare. So, who knows what the future of OSI is going to be.

Ignition is good but its still "new".
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,164
Posted By VAN
I think as time goes on and stuff gets more...

I think as time goes on and stuff gets more complicated management just doesn't care as long as it "works" and uptime stays high.

I've also kind of recently switched companies and now they want...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By VAN
What everyone else has said, USB and run with it....

What everyone else has said, USB and run with it.

Old school approaches would be multiple IP addresses on your NIC or a device that can set a DHCP IP address and then set the IP address to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 19th, 2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By VAN
That's what I thought, but at the PLC level (all...

That's what I thought, but at the PLC level (all programs can access) can you drop the .Global. and it should point to the same tag?
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