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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,970
Posted By RRobbins
I have attached a source file that does exactly...

I have attached a source file that does exactly what you want.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 4th, 2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,498
Posted By RRobbins
I have done a number of CAT interfaces and a few...

I have done a number of CAT interfaces and a few ATS's, The EMCP has RS-485 built in. A simple way to check the registers is with ModSim. It is a free download but you will need a RS-232 to RS-485...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,693
Posted By RRobbins
Is your instrument configured as 2 wire or 4...

Is your instrument configured as 2 wire or 4 wire? You may have voltage from the instrument bucking the voltage from the module. Disconnect the instrument and read if there is voltage from the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 22nd, 2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,401
Posted By RRobbins
Here's some for sale on Ebay. ...

Here's some for sale on Ebay.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alstom-Istat-300-Current-Transducer-Sensor-0-1-Amp-New-/360393625962
It appears it is used to read the high voltage current though the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 22nd, 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,975
Posted By RRobbins
I think the last Mettler scale I connected to was...

I think the last Mettler scale I connected to was address #1, by default. Try changing your CPU Profibus address to 3 and your display to 4. In your hardware configuration you can use 1 for the scale...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,283
Posted By RRobbins
I don't know why everyone is arguing over...

I don't know why everyone is arguing over support. I rarely call anyone for support. If you have had training, know the software and hardware, know the process and do your job, you should NOT need...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 17th, 2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,289
Posted By RRobbins
An easy way to protect your analog cards is to...

An easy way to protect your analog cards is to read the voltage from the card. If there is voltage present at the card and the wires from your device, you may burn one of them up. If you use 4 wire...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,289
Posted By RRobbins
Are you using a self powered device? The 2 wire...

Are you using a self powered device? The 2 wire configuration will send power out to your device to power it. It sounds like you need to set the resistor cube to 4 wire which is for externally...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 16th, 2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,283
Posted By RRobbins
If you guys have any doubt about the support at...

If you guys have any doubt about the support at Siemens, give them a call yourselves. 1-800-333-7421 Check it out. It is FREE. I have used damn near every ones software and hardware. There is no...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,946
Posted By RRobbins
I refuse to do ANY AB work. Give me Siemens. Want...

I refuse to do ANY AB work. Give me Siemens. Want help 1-800-333-7421 its FREE on current products. Try it! Good software, connect to anything, EXCELLENT support.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 23rd, 2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,850
Posted By RRobbins
Modscan by Wintech has a software for both Master...

Modscan by Wintech has a software for both Master and Slave. Works well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 11th, 2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,646
Posted By RRobbins
I have pulled Modbus data from a Caterpillar...

I have pulled Modbus data from a Caterpillar Generator using a Siemens PLC and Modbus 485. I have not use others. Who's generator is it and what medium? Caterpillar, Onan, RS485 RS232 or Ethernet?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,668
Posted By RRobbins
I have attached a program that does exactly what...

I have attached a program that does exactly what you want byte by byte. Try it out. If you want to reverse the order, I think the source is included. If not, I can help you with it but you will get...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By RRobbins
I have attached a clean install instructions....

I have attached a clean install instructions. Hopefully, you are using Server 2003 or newer
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,404
Posted By RRobbins
Upload it here in zipped, (*.S5D) format and I...

Upload it here in zipped, (*.S5D) format and I will pull it down and do it for you and post a "White Paper" for others that want to do it also. If you have the documentation files, put them in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,708
Posted By RRobbins
It's been a while since I used S5, LOOPS and...

It's been a while since I used S5, LOOPS and JUMPS. I don't see where you are jumping out of the loop to prevent timeout errors. You always have to be careful about jumping UP in a program loop as to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,167
Posted By RRobbins
I was looking for a manual for the DO card but I...

I was looking for a manual for the DO card but I think the rating is for each point. I think it is 1/2 amp per point and something like 4 amps per card, total.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 25th, 2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,927
Posted By RRobbins
Most companies use the 40000 registers for every...

Most companies use the 40000 registers for every thing. Function Call #3.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 24th, 2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By RRobbins
Download it here:...

Download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17155
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,046
Posted By RRobbins
The PPI converter converts to a propriety...

The PPI converter converts to a propriety protocol. Are you trying to access the programming port, a 485 port or the modem module?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 23rd, 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,900
Posted By RRobbins
I've always had a bit of heartburn when trying to...

I've always had a bit of heartburn when trying to explain RS485 networks. I wish there was a better way than to explain it than to be a Master / Slave control system. If there are multiple Masters...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 20th, 2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,070
Posted By RRobbins
Find a set of electrical drawings and create a...

Find a set of electrical drawings and create a symbol file. All of the inputs and outputs will make more sense to you. Once you get them in the program, start working your way from the outputs back....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,034
Posted By RRobbins
Another problem. If you upload a Protool project...

Another problem. If you upload a Protool project you can only use that file in an exact unit and it can not be modified as it is a binary file not a Protool or WinCC flexible file.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,167
Posted By RRobbins
I am assuming you still have a copy of the...

I am assuming you still have a copy of the project. Create your NEW passwords in it and re-download it to the panel. The Siemens default password is 100. Have you tried it?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,642
Posted By RRobbins
If you are using a Siemens PLC, depending on...

If you are using a Siemens PLC, depending on which one, you may have RS485 available already. If you are using Profibus there are RS485 / RS232 I/O modules. If you just want to go RS 485 or 232...
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