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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By TheWaterboy
It will take the first interface in the PC's NIC...

It will take the first interface in the PC's NIC binding order.

Here's a quick GoogleSearch...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 23rd, 2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By TheWaterboy
Don't you just love that kind of interface. It's...

Don't you just love that kind of interface. It's probably documented, but not intuitive.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 22nd, 2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By TheWaterboy
I'd like to pile on to this thread - but from...

I'd like to pile on to this thread - but from both a user and admin perspective.

We are considering thin clients purely for the cybersecurity aspect of them. IT dept at the site is all on board...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By TheWaterboy
I read that wrong and assumed there were 32 AO...

I read that wrong and assumed there were 32 AO points. My bad.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By TheWaterboy
For diagnostic purposes add a timestamp ONS to...

For diagnostic purposes add a timestamp ONS to the rung, perhaps that will reveal something related to the time of day. like a janitor unplugging something.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By TheWaterboy
A hall effect switch might work.

A hall effect switch might work.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By TheWaterboy
In the prehistoric era earlier PLC 5 BTR/BTW...

In the prehistoric era earlier PLC 5 BTR/BTW config registers used on analog modules were normal N registers and not BT registers. I have seen the N register points innocently re-used elsewhere in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 15th, 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By TheWaterboy
This is called the 2 Generals problem in CS...

This is called the 2 Generals problem in CS classes. I've not come up with a solution that works easily and transparently. this is especially bad when long delay telemetry is involved.

The one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 7th, 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,182
Posted By TheWaterboy
I use a polling timer that starts the poll cycle....

I use a polling timer that starts the poll cycle.

The first station is called to MSG and the .TO for that (and every) MSG is set to 3 seconds.

The next station is initiated by the DN or ER...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By TheWaterboy
I found a very cheap (7 bucks) modbus RTU capable...

I found a very cheap (7 bucks) modbus RTU capable one which I can use in a couple places during this heat wave. They can be throwaways till I can see their value. I would me more nervous using...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By TheWaterboy
That would also work. But alas no distribution on...

That would also work. But alas no distribution on my side of the lake.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By TheWaterboy
I'm curious if this tech has progressed any. ...

I'm curious if this tech has progressed any. Anyone know of an inexpensive ambient air temperature sensor with Eth/IP ?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 5th, 2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By TheWaterboy
Wouldn't you be ? :)

Wouldn't you be ? :)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 31st, 2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By TheWaterboy
I use one from WinTech as well as FTE for the...

I use one from WinTech as well as FTE for the problem children, but there are free ones like this one from SquareD

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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 30th, 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By TheWaterboy
I didn't think so, thought it was something else...

I didn't think so, thought it was something else completely transparent. This was long ago when they first came out. But this AENTR sounds like what they ended up doing and makes sense.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By TheWaterboy
I agree, treat the array of SINT like a...

I agree, treat the array of SINT like a contiguous block of data and copy it to the array of Bools configured as a UDT, it can't be done as a bool array but if the Bool array is a UDT it can.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 29th, 2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By TheWaterboy
I would have sworn I heard years back there was...

I would have sworn I heard years back there was an RIO kind of adapter for the the 5380 and was really fast. Might have been vaporware.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By TheWaterboy
That sounds about right.

That sounds about right.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 27th, 2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By TheWaterboy
I cant reproduce how I did it , but there was a...

I cant reproduce how I did it , but there was a 'multi version' option on one the download choices that let you check a bunch of boxes for different versions. Like the entire site, its not intuitive.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By TheWaterboy
I prefer radar in small tanks - and I agree, make...

I prefer radar in small tanks - and I agree, make sure it's rated for diesel exposure.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By TheWaterboy
Flowline makes them along with many others.

Flowline makes them along with many others.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By TheWaterboy
Talk to your AB rep - they will have quite a...

Talk to your AB rep - they will have quite a complete answer for you. Bring your wallet and prepare to be violated.

Or call up Ignition and see if their small or free system will work for you.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By TheWaterboy
A1 has the ability for DNS/Domain A2 has the...

A1 has the ability for DNS/Domain
A2 has the fields but they are greyed out.

Having the PLC able to cross domain boundaries would make IT security folks very unhappy. That's probably why you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By TheWaterboy
Can confirm Kens reply - I however have never had...

Can confirm Kens reply - I however have never had good luck leaving switchports in Auto Negotiate on an PLC5 in Hdx mode. I always set them for 10 hdx and have no issues when they try to overachieve...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 20th, 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,973
Posted By TheWaterboy
I'm not looking at a single PLC , I'm looking to...

I'm not looking at a single PLC , I'm looking to scan the network for PLC inventory providing model ID and firmware versions as part of an overall assessment report for future planning. It's my...
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