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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By IanM8040
from what i've seen, if the metal case is removed...

from what i've seen, if the metal case is removed and he looks at the circuit board, he should see a number printed on the board that would indicate which type of clone it is.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By IanM8040
when you say you tried gx dev. how did you set up...

when you say you tried gx dev. how did you set up the connection? aren't the clones supposed to only operate on rs232?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By IanM8040
can't remove it to look at the back side? if...

can't remove it to look at the back side?

if you can't get any numbers off of it.. you might be SOL.



pictures of the HMI or any other indicators of branding?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By IanM8040
a lot of the samkoon and aliexpress fakes use FX...

a lot of the samkoon and aliexpress fakes use FX part numbers from real mitsubishi PLCs too. so if you see anything on this that says FX, then I think they're on to something with the samkoon...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By IanM8040
sometimes you don't need a different sensor, you...

sometimes you don't need a different sensor, you just need to mount them differently.

for instance, if you are reading reflective tape as part of the retroreflective sensor and it's triggering...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By IanM8040
the x and y are seemingly random.... 0-7 10-17,...

the x and y are seemingly random.... 0-7 10-17, 20-27... but not in order.

30-32.... oops, because we skipped X8,x9, x18,x19, x28,x29 for some reason.... lol


and then they even skipped Y22...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By IanM8040
pull it off the backplate and see whats on the...

pull it off the backplate and see whats on the back. it's too generic of a case...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By IanM8040
What's the IP and gateway? There is a...

What's the IP and gateway?

There is a technote stating that you can get the same error code, on a continuous loop while booting if you somehow got a xxx.xxx.xxx.0 for the IP or gateway during a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By IanM8040
also check for tasks/routines that have declared...

also check for tasks/routines that have declared tags but no code associated with them. so possibly there are still tags in a task but the routine it was associated with is gone now.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 16th, 2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,447
Posted By IanM8040
when a shop is that involved in their PLC...

when a shop is that involved in their PLC hardware/software/programs.... anything is on the table.

For example, one time at a previous employer, I was looking into an issue with a machine. It was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By IanM8040
by the way, easy way to tell if you are looking...

by the way, easy way to tell if you are looking at the right spot is to throw in an always false bit before the OTE.

If you put something that can never be true before it, and it still goes true,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By IanM8040
can you post up a copy of the program? the best...

can you post up a copy of the program? the best answer comes from the best question, and you only get the best questions if you know where the problem lies in the first place.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,447
Posted By IanM8040
nobody ever reached for a part on the shelf and...

nobody ever reached for a part on the shelf and said, "Well shoot, all we have are these normally closed contacts for the palm buttons, but we need normally open.......... I have an idea"
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,447
Posted By IanM8040
Hey, ghosts exist..... I've been to a...

Hey, ghosts exist.....


I've been to a machine that I was told by reliable sources was not worked on, or touched by anyone. but somehow, I had to rewire part of a circuit to get it to work,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By IanM8040
also ...

also

https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/answer_view/a_id/614056/loc/en_US#__highlight

ID: QA25039 | Access Levels: Everyone
Login to PanelView Plus 6/7 terminal using RFID...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 14th, 2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By IanM8040
I think this example is probably what you are...

I think this example is probably what you are looking for. something external, designed for Panelview use, and has internal macros set up to take care of the button pressing required in factorytalk...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By IanM8040
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMImxwImZ-o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMImxwImZ-o
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 9th, 2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By IanM8040
The 5100 should be a good one to use for a...

The 5100 should be a good one to use for a college budget. You can use it for standalone use, the knx5100C software doesn't have the greatest documentation, but it's a good start considering you only...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,316
Posted By IanM8040
i'll second this. Once I started seriously...

i'll second this. Once I started seriously working with controls more than just grabbing the community laptop, it made all the sense in the world to set every VM up as a standalone system for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 1st, 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By IanM8040
The only option is to keep a VM for old...

The only option is to keep a VM for old software..... until rockwell flat out refuses to give out any activations for old software that is...

like stated, v11 does it no problem back to 5.0, v12...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By IanM8040
how long of a run is this? what other wires is it...

how long of a run is this? what other wires is it being ran with? what kind of wire is it being ran with?

Noise induced into any analog inputs is going to cause fluctuations, and you probably want...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,388
Posted By IanM8040
The PLCcable.com Adapter first the Tripplite...

The PLCcable.com Adapter first

the Tripplite USA19hs second (Because it has a built in tool/software to snoop the comms coming through... very useful!!!)

third the 9300-USBS one from AB, just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By IanM8040
somebody let the intern do the ebay listing...

somebody let the intern do the ebay listing :bonkhead:

looks like you could make out good for the parts only one at 50 bucks I saw, maybe that one is the real cosmetic damage one.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 24th, 2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By IanM8040
***Technote labeled Everyone*** ...

***Technote labeled Everyone***
https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/answer_view/a_id/1135177/loc/en_US#__highlight

maybe... maybe not considering you've tried replacing it already.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 20th, 2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,971
Posted By IanM8040
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