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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By IanM8040
your best bet is to either build or buy a rotary...

your best bet is to either build or buy a rotary phase converter. pretty much entails having a 220v motor to start the system, tying a 3 phase motor into the same leads as the 220v single phase...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By IanM8040
that product number you listed is for a 0-230v 3...

that product number you listed is for a 0-230v 3 phase output. I don't think there are any that take 230v input and output 400+ volts.

62812

520-pc002_-en-p.pdf

that pdf (search it, too big...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By IanM8040
you're right, meant to put NC. But you'll...

you're right, meant to put NC.


But you'll need a motor starter for the motor itself, the safety relay isn't a rated motor starter. it's only meant to drive other safety relays. like the 700s-CF...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By IanM8040
Estop contacts are NC. when you press it, they...

Estop contacts are NC. when you press it, they open and stay open until pulled or twisted to release.


The contacts on the safety relay are mostly NO and some NC, because you'll end up powering a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By IanM8040
sorry, the ellipsis can mean different things to...

sorry, the ellipsis can mean different things to different people.

I agree with what you said and just elaborated a little bit.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By IanM8040
right.... the standards of safety only start...

right....

the standards of safety only start at killing power to drives and motors. NOT the PLC itself.

When going a step above, a wait til to kill the outputs happens, giving the system enough...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By IanM8040
they just go in series. the only things that...

they just go in series. the only things that causes the pulse outputs to stop working is running them over so long of a distance, that the resistance in the lines distorts the waveform over the 340us...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By IanM8040
estop relays like a 440r-S12R2 will have a dual...

estop relays like a 440r-S12R2 will have a dual channel with pulse testing (so a short to 24v or faulty contact won't allow it to work when it shouldn't).

you would run your estop circuit starting...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 10th, 2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By IanM8040
there's a sample code of an EN2tr compatible...

there's a sample code of an EN2tr compatible faceplate that shows all data through ME or SE. you could just pull the rest of the data from that.

just search 'en2tr' on the sample code site and its...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By IanM8040
can't you just use the ME transfer utility to...

can't you just use the ME transfer utility to upload the current project off the HMI?

maybe I don't remember if the PVP6 was compatible, but I thought it was.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,170
Posted By IanM8040
externally powered... brown and blue provide...

externally powered... brown and blue provide power in......

choose the black and white for loop..... then send it!
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By IanM8040
if it was faulted/broken and the configuration is...

if it was faulted/broken and the configuration is set to default to specific input level, that would be my guess. It all depends on how it is set up.

you can see something about it here on page 49...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By IanM8040
I'm not going to know the answer, but I do know...

I'm not going to know the answer, but I do know automation direct tech support is pretty good, and free.

call and see what they say, they'll be the best bet since it's their product.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By IanM8040
The way we do it. charge for the initial...

The way we do it.

charge for the initial program development, and the implementation etc like you normally would.

Give the customer their program they paid for, don't lock it unless they...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By IanM8040
It appears the retentive data section is working...

It appears the retentive data section is working properly.

what happened is that I did indeed not get the save rom to ram and variable information saved in blocks before the download. So what I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By IanM8040
yes, I realized that all too soon. unfortunately...

yes, I realized that all too soon. unfortunately now when we change a setting via the hmi, and power cycle, the data doesn't stay retained anymore. So this is a new problem to figure out. I'm just...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By IanM8040
S7-200 retentive data was lost??

Need some insight into why this happened. After finally getting a VM to connect to a CPU 216 2 siemens processor, uploaded the program. made a change to an output being used due to one gone bad, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By IanM8040
you'll need to do some testing to isolate what is...

you'll need to do some testing to isolate what is causing it.


after setting it back up, where you believe it to be good, shut the line down and power everything off. Once you start it back up,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 7th, 2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By IanM8040
true statement on this, I use mine all the time. ...

true statement on this, I use mine all the time.

commissioned 30 or so kinetix drives and it only took a couple of minutes.

set the target IP. connected to the first one. click ok, click set...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 21st, 2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By IanM8040
Anyone ever heard of "Flex-Touch Control Systems" ?

Looking for information regarding something called Flex-Touch control systems. An HMI running this supposed software, that may be an OEM made control for HMI to Controllogix.

I haven't had much...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By IanM8040
https://entas.by/sites/default/files/maacp2-eng_v1...

https://entas.by/sites/default/files/maacp2-eng_v143_04_2011.pdf

it appears on page 45 there are some indicators for the blink patterns that can lead you in the right direction.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By IanM8040
Can you just run it as it looks. with compatible...

Can you just run it as it looks. with compatible keying? the major and minor firmware won't matter in this case. I'm not sure you can change those for the 1732 modules... any of them.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By IanM8040
this is a better picture of how its probably set...

this is a better picture of how its probably set up

just without the high speed winding. to make it high speed, add another point of contact between the windings to reduce the number of poles (or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By IanM8040
looks like it's a standard two speed motor with a...

looks like it's a standard two speed motor with a start and run cap. the X would be where the relay would cut the start cap out once it got up to speed. usually theres a centrifugal switch for this...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 27th, 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,347
Posted By IanM8040
Where was this when I was trying to learn how to...

Where was this when I was trying to learn how to read and figure out modbus addressing for the first time.... I looked at prewritten code, then thought I found a good guide as to how it's...
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