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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By JaxGTO
Check page 3-2 about using pull-up resistors for...

Check page 3-2 about using pull-up resistors for using 24vdc encoders.
Single-Ended Encoder Wiring (Open Collector)


Or page 3-14 for
Single-Ended Wiring (Discrete Devices)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By JaxGTO
First get the manual from AB: ...

First get the manual from AB:
https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/1746-um006_-en-p.pdf


Set dip switches for 10-30vdc signals.


Connect A to A, B to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 26th, 2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By JaxGTO
Wink My recent PanelView Oxidized Screen Repair experience

My customer had an old PanelView 1000 in a system that is going to be pulled out next year. The PV screen became oxidized so bad you could barley see anything. So while the system was down I decided...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 23rd, 2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By JaxGTO
I have perl on a Raspberry PI 4. Anyway you might...

I have perl on a Raspberry PI 4. Anyway you might post up the code you used? I have an old CompactLogix sitting around I might interface it with.


Thanks, Jack.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 21st, 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By JaxGTO
For safeties sake make sure if there robot is...

For safeties sake make sure if there robot is told to move to a point and does not make it, that it goes to a safe place or just releases all movement. A lady at a plant I work at pushed her way...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By JaxGTO
For outputs you can just create some standard...

For outputs you can just create some standard Hand/Off/Auto code for each output.


For inputs as said above you can buffer them and then use the same Hand/Off/Auto logic to output the buffered...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 13th, 2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,964
Posted By JaxGTO
You got me curious so I took apart my testing AB...

You got me curious so I took apart my testing AB SLC 5/05 and it has:
MC68020EH16E-ND Microprocessor
MC68882EI16A-ND co-processor


All of which the chip suppliers say are obsolete.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By JaxGTO
https://www.zebra.com/content/dam/zebra_new_ia/en-...

https://www.zebra.com/content/dam/zebra_new_ia/en-us/software-printer/dt/barcode-printers/Link_OS_Printer_AOP_1.3.zip
You may need to create a login to download tho.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 12th, 2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By JaxGTO
Talking My recent experience using the Zebra AOI for printing from the PLC

Here is my recent experience using the Zebra AOI for printing from the PLC. Please do not ask me for my PLC or template files as they are the property of my end customer and I cannot share them. But...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 10th, 2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By JaxGTO
It would be filename.gfx in the GFX folder of the...

It would be filename.gfx in the GFX folder of the project.


Also when coping a project from your development machine you do not need to copy the folders:
ACTLOG
ALMLOG
cache
DLGLOG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By JaxGTO
AB has a free download that will keep your PLC...

AB has a free download that will keep your PLC clocks synced. Needs to run on a PC or server on the network. It also works with RSLinx Lite version so basically all free, which is amazing for AB.

...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By JaxGTO
You can also open a screen and then File/Save As...

You can also open a screen and then File/Save As to make a backup in the app.


RSView32 has no direct tag referencing and uses the tag database only.


Just FYI Here is the history:
It...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By JaxGTO
I created a RSLogix5000 Vx for each version I...

I created a RSLogix5000 Vx for each version I have as a shortcut in the SendTo folder. Now I right click on the .ACD and SentTo the correct version. Seems to be a lot happier and faster doing that.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By JaxGTO
I remember seeing a few year back a laser...

I remember seeing a few year back a laser communications system that would connect to moving equipment. It used raster type scanning so it could always 'see' the moving device. Sorry can't remember...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 4th, 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By JaxGTO
I make (or use the one for the machine) a HMI...

I make (or use the one for the machine) a HMI using FTView on a virtual machine. Then I use an iPad to connect to that desktop. Now I have everything I need mobile.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By JaxGTO
This should work but you may have to test it. ...

This should work but you may have to test it.
In the parameter file set a referance like #20 to be a PLC tag you want to set. Then for the screens Startup Macro set #20 to the value you want in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 31st, 2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By JaxGTO
DC and probably the safest is Sourcing inputs and...

DC and probably the safest is Sourcing inputs and Sinking Outputs but they tend to confuse installers and electricians.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 30th, 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By JaxGTO
Usually holding the reset button in while...

Usually holding the reset button in while powering up with reset to factory defaults.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By JaxGTO
I like VantagePoint and use it a lot. The SQL Add...

I like VantagePoint and use it a lot. The SQL Add in is very handy for using other data sources. I have been able to get good support, just not after hours.



Only problem with is AVEVA is that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By JaxGTO
I have a box of SN modules if you want one. I...

I have a box of SN modules if you want one. I probably have a few ASB's as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By JaxGTO
Year ago I used an airport style xray machine...

Year ago I used an airport style xray machine coupled to an Allen-Bradley VIM module to detect powder level in 30mm bullets.


I see xray systems all the time at canning plants. Sorry I don't know...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By JaxGTO
Make sure your ControlLogix word is INT and not...

Make sure your ControlLogix word is INT and not DINT. That one still gets me once in a while.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,404
Posted By JaxGTO
Loss of production is way cheaper then a loss of...

Loss of production is way cheaper then a loss of life lawsuit!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 22nd, 2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By JaxGTO
here is what I do: 1. Export the database to...

here is what I do:
1. Export the database to csv.
2. Open with Excel and sort by address.
3. Copy that whole column to a new sheet in column A.
4. In column B make a string left to get everything...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By JaxGTO
If you do use System Platform to push an app down...

If you do use System Platform to push an app down to a PC running the Bootstrap Loader, do yourself a favor and first get the Galaxy Scrubber tool because your going to need it. That POS System...
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