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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By jdbrandt
Turck TBEN... TBEN-S2-4AO

Turck TBEN... TBEN-S2-4AO
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By jdbrandt
This. It still surprises me how little the...

This. It still surprises me how little the onboard I/O of a 525 is actually used by designers. Its already there, and free(!)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,074
Posted By jdbrandt
The 'gets warm' is a pretty good observation. If...

The 'gets warm' is a pretty good observation. If you dig a little more, you'll find that Rockwell recommends an overtemp device attached to the DB resistor, and interlocked with the DB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By jdbrandt
Rockwell does recommend MANAGED switches if you...

Rockwell does recommend MANAGED switches if you have ANY non-Rockwell I/O on the network (which your photo appears to show). It sounds like a sales pitch, but from personal experience, I have found...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By jdbrandt
Spectrum Controls has a HART PointIO module that...

Spectrum Controls has a HART PointIO module that works pretty well.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 21st, 2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,685
Posted By jdbrandt
Well, I suppose I <<cheated>>. I had a...

Well, I suppose I <<cheated>>.

I had a managed switch that could act as an NTP server, and made the PLC use it for its source.

Other than that, I just followed the rung comments in the AOI.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 19th, 2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,618
Posted By jdbrandt
Well said. My 'simple' example is two things;...

Well said.
My 'simple' example is two things; in balance:
Hubris: The thought that you can fix anything.
Humility: The knowledge that you don't know everything.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,031
Posted By jdbrandt
I'll add my kudos as well, and well wishes to a...

I'll add my kudos as well, and well wishes to a fellow-long term PLCS.NET reader/responder.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 28th, 2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By jdbrandt
400VAC / 60Hz supply into a PF525.

I have a (*) PowerFlex 525 being supplied with 400VAC, 60 cycle, 3-phase. This is not a type-o, this is accurate.

Now, the drive clearly states that this is acceptable, since it has a wide range...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By jdbrandt
You need a systems integrator. You can find...

You need a systems integrator.

You can find one in a number of places, but CSIA would be a good start:
https://www.controlsys.org/home
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 21st, 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By jdbrandt
Kinetics 6000-fiber; how to jumper out a drive?

{Old Indramat guy here} (*)
How do you 'jumper out', logically, a drive on a Kinetics 6000?

For example, I have a Power Module (Node 20) and three axis modules (Nodes 22, 24, 26), and want to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 28th, 2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,509
Posted By jdbrandt
IIRC, the PLC-2 was a Current Loop serial...

IIRC, the PLC-2 was a Current Loop serial interface. RS-(nothing)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,513
Posted By jdbrandt
If they are wildly different, you could use a...

If they are wildly different, you could use a NATR as a router...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 18th, 2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By jdbrandt
Rockwell firmware upgrade (maybe). What would you do first?

I have come across a situation that could be in need of help.

Presently, they have an L71 running version 24.12, and they want to revise it upwards to another level. Attached is a variety of E/IP...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 5th, 2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By jdbrandt
This. Also, look at the motor nameplate. It...

This. Also, look at the motor nameplate. It will have a frequency range (typically 60-90) where an inverter-duty motor can still operate.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 28th, 2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,621
Posted By jdbrandt
"No one can take advantage of you without your...

"No one can take advantage of you without your permission."

"There are only two good jobs: your last one, and your next one."

"Nine women can't have a baby in a month." (Brook's Law)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 27th, 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,621
Posted By jdbrandt
nope

nope
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 4th, 2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 52,377
Posted By jdbrandt
Mine says PHOENIX contact, but no part number.

Mine says PHOENIX contact, but no part number.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,287
Posted By jdbrandt
+1. This is sound advice, and resolves issues...

+1.
This is sound advice, and resolves issues like "what happens when I download a new program", or "how do I secure the controller". Dedicated controllers have these as standard features which are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,100
Posted By jdbrandt
Ditto what all the others have already said. ...

Ditto what all the others have already said.

I'm coming up right behind you.....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 30th, 2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,820
Posted By jdbrandt
Life is much easier when there's PaceSetter in...

Life is much easier when there's PaceSetter in the middle..we used to use a nip point, or gripping knife roll.
Life is also much easier when you have motors that develop full torque at near zero...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 29th, 2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,375
Posted By jdbrandt
It sounds (to this American ear) that you are...

It sounds (to this American ear) that you are speaking about internal disconnect devices. Some might hear Panel Isolator and assume you speak of vibration isolators, similar to those used in certain...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 13th, 2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By jdbrandt
Knowledgebase says this is a known problem. See...

Knowledgebase says this is a known problem.
See article QA45452.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 25th, 2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,527
Posted By jdbrandt
Certain selenium diodes might cause a bit of...

Certain selenium diodes might cause a bit of trouble, but we don't see these much anymore...except on slate panel Ward Lenord DC drive systems. :)
ZENER diodes, as well, depending on their rating,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 14th, 2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,264
Posted By jdbrandt
Well, of course. The assumption is valid for a...

Well, of course.
The assumption is valid for a PUMP or a FAN. Not so much for a hoist, or a driven load on a horizontal surface.
careat emptor, YMMV. etc.
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