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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By BryanG
From the manual: So it depends on what you have...

From the manual:
So it depends on what you have the module set to output. I would suggest that Thermal Resistor would be the way to go, then you just need to convert to Real and divide by 10 or 100.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 5th, 2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By BryanG
Like this. You set the input for 4-20mA if you...

Like this. You set the input for 4-20mA if you want the device to take care of low level and wire break alarms, you use 0-20mA if you want more control. Scale the 4-20mA to Real World values. I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 2nd, 2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By BryanG
What is the PLC and can you show us more of the...

What is the PLC and can you show us more of the Tag definition screen. Even better if you can upload at least part of the Crimson database.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By BryanG
And I didn't intend to embarrass or upset,...

And I didn't intend to embarrass or upset, apologies if that happened, sometimes I type before I think. Good job I am not in International Politics :-). Or National Politics for that matter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 29th, 2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By BryanG
You guys crack me up :-). Automatic restarting...

You guys crack me up :-). Automatic restarting of a machine by just pressing the Emergency Stop Reset is of course not within the rules, but that isn't what I suggested. I said to split the safety...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 28th, 2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By BryanG
On question 1 - Safety Relays aren't failure...

On question 1 - Safety Relays aren't failure proof, so if you combine the two functions and the one and only safety relay fails, you loose both functions.

On question 2 - I would flip that on its...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By BryanG
Your program compiles fine if you try it set up...

Your program compiles fine if you try it set up using a CR3000, so the conclusion must be that you aren't allowed to access the SD card with the CR1000.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By BryanG
I haven't used the CR1000 range. I went on to...

I haven't used the CR1000 range. I went on to the RedLion website where it describes the CR range and one section stands out:...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By BryanG
Set up remote access, then use a web browser to...

Set up remote access, then use a web browser to access the HMI, grab screen captures of the browser. Make sure you set the remote access quality to a high level to avoid compression artifacts.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By BryanG
I would be interested to know which devices you...

I would be interested to know which devices you have seen that don't have an earth. Answer that and maybe we can answer your question.

But something else for you to think about. Not all AC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By BryanG
In the attached that I have been given by RedLion...

In the attached that I have been given by RedLion or found on the web from RedLion:
Look in G308 Recipe Examples file, and look at the Read Recipes program, it shows you how to go through a 'comma...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 14th, 2021, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By BryanG
You say it is the Ethernet port going down, but...

You say it is the Ethernet port going down, but it could equally be an Ethernet cable problem, or whatever the other end of the cable is attached to, problem (Ethernet switch?). As there isn't an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By BryanG
Using the equipment that you have. Set up a PTO...

Using the equipment that you have. Set up a PTO Pulse train output at say 10 times the frequency of the fastest signal. Connect a piece of wire from the high speed output to a high speed counter...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By BryanG
Answering my own question, yes the PWM function...

Answering my own question, yes the PWM function should do what you want. I didn't know if you could change the width of the pulse and the cycle time of the pulse, but you can. This is from the TIA...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By BryanG
A question to the Siemens experts. Couldn't this...

A question to the Siemens experts. Couldn't this be achieved using the Pulse Width Modulation function? I am used to Pulse Train Output but haven't used the CTRL_PWM (Pulse width modulation)...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 7th, 2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By BryanG
If you want to see the ASCII code rather than the...

If you want to see the ASCII code rather than the Text character you don't need to do a conversion. I have some settings for a data logger and it helps to be able to see both the ASCII code and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 6th, 2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By BryanG
I think you are getting a bit confused with this....

I think you are getting a bit confused with this. In the example that RedLion give it would convert an ASCII Text "1234" to an Integer value of 1234. It doesn't return the ASCII code value of the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,302
Posted By BryanG
The Mitsubishi HMIs E series were made by Beijer...

The Mitsubishi HMIs E series were made by Beijer who sold them as their Cimrex C range. What information are you looking for?
Attached is a Key Sequences pdf that was useful. Most files are too...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By BryanG
I gave up on their built in security. But I did...

I gave up on their built in security. But I did have a play and noticed that in the Security section, and selecting a User, next to the box where you enter the string tag is a tick box 'Override...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 6th, 2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By BryanG
Maybe 15 years ago, so I am stretching my brain,...

Maybe 15 years ago, so I am stretching my brain, I managed to loose my latest version of a MicroWin program, (MicroWin or Windows crashed) but I had it in a PLC. From what I remember (don't forget...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By BryanG
I realise this isn't a perfect solution, but...

I realise this isn't a perfect solution, but couldn't he use retentive memory for the current positions. The values would be stored through a power cycle. He would then have to add a reset function...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By BryanG
You probably need to think about your logic here....

You probably need to think about your logic here. If something already happens a number of times within a program scan, why would an interrupt make the scan longer. If things don't happen every...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By BryanG
I checked the manual and the CP2E does have High...

I checked the manual and the CP2E does have High Speed Counters
https://assets.omron.eu/downloads/manual/en/v5/w614_cp2e_software_users_manual_en.pdf
Section 10 covers Interrupts, section 11 cover...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By BryanG
You haven't said what piece of equipment you are...

You haven't said what piece of equipment you are programming. If I was doing this on a PLC I wouldn't do it in software, I would us a High Speed Counter and adjust the setpoint of the counter to run...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 19th, 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By BryanG
I am a bit of a purist, or pain the ar*e has also...

I am a bit of a purist, or pain the ar*e has also been mentioned, so I prefer:

F2 = float(F1) / 360000.0;

It works both ways, but adding the float is called casting and it reminds you that F1...
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