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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 8th, 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By tdoa
Right click and select assign name, and give them...

Right click and select assign name, and give them a new name, then compile the hardware changes and upload the new program to the plc.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By tdoa
But those interface cards are made by AB, so how...

But those interface cards are made by AB, so how is it Siemens fault?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By tdoa
What CPU and how much RAM do you have on your...

What CPU and how much RAM do you have on your PC/laptop.

The error message is clear-ish, the simulated PLC is taking too long to start working and thus generates the timeout error, check CPU and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,952
Posted By tdoa
Yes, Beckhoff has the ADS interface, you can...

Yes, Beckhoff has the ADS interface, you can everything with it, lots of code examples on how to read an write data into a from a Beckhoff PLC using it.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By tdoa
I dont think that there is SM modules for HART in...

I dont think that there is SM modules for HART in the S7-1200 family, you need to go to either an ET200SP CPU, or at least use ET200 remote IO for the HART.

You can get your IO count with an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By tdoa
Depends a lot on how many IOs do you need, what...

Depends a lot on how many IOs do you need, what kind of IO, is it just discrete IO, no motor/servo, no motion control, no other devices over Profibus?

For the distance your best bet will be using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By tdoa
When doing so I use an intermediate variable and...

When doing so I use an intermediate variable and use that to set the PT, it works fine that way, but I think your way also works, the T#10MS is the value that you typed, so it wont change when you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By tdoa
Power surges might be causing it? Can you...

Power surges might be causing it?
Can you replace the power supply that is supplying the affected module?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By tdoa
Give your pc a IPv4 address, if you think that...

Give your pc a IPv4 address, if you think that the HMI is in the 192.168.10.x, give your laptop the address 192.168.10.254, usually with all PLCs and HMIs you need to give your PC/laptop a static...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By tdoa
Contact a Schneider vendor, and the price might...

Contact a Schneider vendor, and the price might drop to less than 100$/€/..
You also need to know the current range, or what motors are downstream, a 8-32A model wont do you any good in a 1HP motor...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By tdoa
Thats how floating point works, there isn't a...

Thats how floating point works, there isn't a representation of ALL the numbers.

What device is that that wont support the decimal part with non zero values?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 2nd, 2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By tdoa
Never seen a PLC that could do I2C, since it is a...

Never seen a PLC that could do I2C, since it is a protocol/interface made for inter-device comms in the same PCB, its made to cross over distances of centimetres, not meters, or even more like some...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By tdoa
Check the endian as well.

Check the endian as well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 17th, 2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By tdoa
Incompatible with the CPU or with the current CPU...

Incompatible with the CPU or with the current CPU firmware version?
Maybe its a matter of updating the CPU FW to the latest compatible with your hardware.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By tdoa
What VFD model? Some VFDs have the comms(and...

What VFD model?
Some VFDs have the comms(and the controller) powered by an external 24V supply, might be the case with yours.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,248
Posted By tdoa
Snap7 and a custom program running on the PC,...

Snap7 and a custom program running on the PC, Snap7 is free, all you will invest is time to make the data logging program, but its simple-ish, its just a loop that reads the tags/DBs that you need...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 12th, 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,651
Posted By tdoa
But if there are two runtimes being executed,...

But if there are two runtimes being executed, there is something different about them, assuming that each is on a separate PC/HMI, each has a different IP address, use that to differentiate between...
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