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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By ASF
I've seen the NDC FL710e's used in a couple of...

I've seen the NDC FL710e's used in a couple of places, and also NDC's newer series 9 moisture meter. Not in bakeries specifically, but I've heard nothing but good reports about their capabilities.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ASF
Welcome to the forum! It sounds like your...

Welcome to the forum!

It sounds like your analog output module has failed. If it was previously working but then stopped communicating with the PLC, that would explain the fault, and would also...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By ASF
This is fantastic. I don't have an immediate use...

This is fantastic. I don't have an immediate use for it but you can bet I'll be keeping this one up my sleeve for the next time I have a difficult, intermittent problem to solve!


I see you've...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By ASF
Thanks for posting back with the solution!

Thanks for posting back with the solution!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By ASF
Try finding the v32 .exe file, right click and...

Try finding the v32 .exe file, right click and set to run in compatibility mode for Windows Vista.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2022, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By ASF
I've done this before using some VBA to record...

I've done this before using some VBA to record the computer name and act accordingly. It was quite a while ago and I no longer have access to that system, so I can't give you any specifics, but it...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By ASF
Specifically, B3:0/1 will turn true for one scan...

Specifically, B3:0/1 will turn true for one scan every time N7:0 changes.

You could use an OTL so that the bit is latched on when you come back looking later, or you could use that one-scan bit to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By ASF
Thanks for trying guys, really appreciate it. In...

Thanks for trying guys, really appreciate it. In the end I managed to find another laptop kicking about that had the firmware already loaded onto it, so I used that laptop.

FYI you don't need a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 23rd, 2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By ASF
Rockwell PCDC down - need PF525 dmk files

Hi all, it seems that the Rockwell PCDC is down for the next 2-3 days, and I need some firmware files for a powerflex 525, v7.001.

Does anyone have the dmk files already on their workstation that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 21st, 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By ASF
What would be the benefit of that?

What would be the benefit of that?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 21st, 2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By ASF
Gateway is definitely required on both ports as...

Gateway is definitely required on both ports as both ports need to communicate to equipment on different VLANs
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By ASF
Thanks, knowing the right keywords is always the...

Thanks, knowing the right keywords is always the trick.

This manual (https://literature.rockwellautomation.com/idc/groups/literature/documents/um/5069-um001_-en-p.pdf), page 128.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 20th, 2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By ASF
5380 Compact GuardLogix DNS disabled on port A2 in dual IP mode

I have a 5069-L306ERS2 set to dual IP mode. Both ports are set to static IP address and have different IP addresses, subnet masks, and gateways configured. However, on port A2, the DNS server and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By ASF
You can click and drag the tag name from one...

You can click and drag the tag name from one instruction to another - is that what you're looking for?

If you click the instruction itself, you just move the instruction - e.g. the XIC itself...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By ASF
It's likely that's the case. If you're listening...

It's likely that's the case. If you're listening to both digital inputs and modbus, you're probably getting a start signal from modbus and a stop signal from the digital inputs (because the stop...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By ASF
Not all drives have safe torque off, if yours...

Not all drives have safe torque off, if yours doesn't you can disregard.

The drive can be configured to look at Modbus, Digital Inputs, or Both. Make sure it's not set to both.

As per my...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By ASF
Check out the new Ethernet/IP Commissioning Tool....

Check out the new Ethernet/IP Commissioning Tool. The old BOOTP/DHCP server is more or less deprecated now in favour of that, and if you have a recent version of Logix installed, it should have been...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By ASF
1. Always use the right tool for the job 2. A...

1. Always use the right tool for the job
2. A hammer is always the right tool for the job
3. You can use almost anything as a hammer
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By ASF
Assuming your drive is the FC51, manuals can be...

Assuming your drive is the FC51, manuals can be found here (https://files.danfoss.com/download/Drives/MG02C602.pdf) and here (https://files.danfoss.com/download/Drives/MG02BC02.pdf). Look for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 4th, 2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By ASF
To expand on Steve's comment - all VSD's can be...

To expand on Steve's comment - all VSD's can be started and stopped in a multitiude of ways. Via the keypad, via digital inputs, via inbuilt serial ports like your Modbus RTU, via add-on fieldbus...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By ASF
My application is slightly different because my...

My application is slightly different because my host is a mac, therefore my activation manager is on a VM, not the host. If I need to share the activation with a different VM, I'm pointing one VM to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 28th, 2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By ASF
That was the stage where there was a massive push...

That was the stage where there was a massive push for "thinner, smaller, lighter" at all costs, at the expense of best practice design.

Even the highest spec Pro had nothing but USB-C, and the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By ASF
I'll admit I'm a bit of an Apple fanboy, so I'm...

I'll admit I'm a bit of an Apple fanboy, so I'm probably biased, but with the exception of the 2016-2019 MacBook Pro's, Apple hardware has wiped the floor with its competitors for a long time now...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By ASF
I've been doing it for nearly a decade. The...

I've been doing it for nearly a decade.

The Macbook runs MacOS, and MacOS runs virtualization software (either VMWare Fusion or Parallels) which run virtual Windows machines.

Rockwell software...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 27th, 2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By ASF
Thanks for posting the follow up! I'm sure this...

Thanks for posting the follow up! I'm sure this will help plenty of others (and probably me) one day :beerchug:
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