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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By mad4x4
Microsoft RDS Networking issue

The problem we have is that a SERVER 2016 RDS HOST machine will not change the path to read the new SERVER2016 RDS LICENSE server. Instead, it keeps looking at the old one, which failed.

We have...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By mad4x4
Have a look at this...

Have a look at this https://www.pilz.com/download/open/PNOZclassic-PNOZsigma_App-Note_1002215-EN-06.pdf
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By mad4x4
Beckhoff to a range of Field IO with POE...

Beckhoff to a range of Field IO with POE interface on TwinCat.

https://www.beckhoff.com/en-en/products/i-o/ethercat-box/eppxxxx-industrial-housing/
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By mad4x4
You need to define the lines between IT and...

You need to define the lines between IT and OT(Controls carefully) and you may need OT managed machines that have dedicated functions that are not in the IT domain.

Another option is virtual...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,677
Posted By mad4x4
thoese will be relying on profisafe rather than...

thoese will be relying on profisafe rather than profinet to control the reset button

I agree with some of the comments on reset buttons needing to be local, but the reset button is often on the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By mad4x4
Wireshark Capture file

Is there anyway to replay the capture file from a PC to simulate traffic on a network. This would be to allow testing of some sensors and check if new PLC code can detect packets. ( This is for...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By mad4x4
UK: Networking Courses for OT Techs

Any Suggestions for networking course for OT techs to cover IPs subnets, vlans, ring & redundant networks..... yada yada yada.

We mainly use Siemens PLCs but not always Siemens switches.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 4th, 2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By mad4x4
Was speaking to ABB rep in the UK last week and...

Was speaking to ABB rep in the UK last week and they have a good selection of PLCs and Stock...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By mad4x4
SVS Sonar (Tritech)

Bit of a long shot, but does anybody have any information on the protocols over the SVS ATR 240 Sonar module? ( I think Tritech bought out SVS about 15 years ago) > I do have a service call into ask...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By mad4x4
Well, don't configure the logging options or...

Well, don't configure the logging options or configure to over write within 30 days. An Exor Panel or a Maple panel can do everything a redlion panel can do. (and more) or can replicate a simple...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By mad4x4
Scalance Profinet

Can the XM408 Scalance Switch ( 6GK5408-4GP00-2AM2) be integrated into a Step 7 ( v5.6) project via Profinet so that we can read the switch status. The PLC and the switch are already connected via...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,940
Posted By mad4x4
https://www.calta.com/mdbus.htm It still...

https://www.calta.com/mdbus.htm

It still works and runs even under Windows 10

What do you want to do with it once you get modbus into the PC.

I guess Codesys also handles MODBUS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 27th, 2022, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By mad4x4
Why not stick with MODBUS, the Maple and EXOR...

Why not stick with MODBUS, the Maple and EXOR HMIs will both interface easily.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 25th, 2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By mad4x4
Hadn't even looked for a sensor yet, but yes...

Hadn't even looked for a sensor yet, but yes could do
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By mad4x4
COuple of hundred $$

COuple of hundred $$
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 24th, 2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By mad4x4
I was thinkng rather than the truck option. A...

I was thinkng rather than the truck option. A Logo PLC with analog (0-10v) and a 4-20mA temp Sensor + 470R resistor.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 22nd, 2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By mad4x4
Profinet ThermoCouple

Any solutions (low cost) for getting a Server Cabinet temperature onto Profinet?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 21st, 2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By mad4x4
For something to use on site to make life "safer"...

For something to use on site to make life "safer" try one of these - https://www.gl-inet.com/products/gl-mt300n-v2/ (amazon) but if you looking for a more permanent solution what about a WAGO...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By mad4x4
Yes it can be done. You either have to use a...

Yes it can be done. You either have to use a DOut put to drive each line and make sure you configure the voltages. a Seven Seg driver will be CMOS (5v) and Digital Output may be 24V.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By mad4x4
OK, so have had a think about this and the fact...

OK, so have had a think about this and the fact that we have Cogent Datahub. What I'm going to do is run a copy of Cogent on the OPC Server and use this to OPCDA ->OPCUA then my other copy of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 15th, 2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By mad4x4
So if DCOM is obsolete as of March 2023... Does...

So if DCOM is obsolete as of March 2023... Does that mean OPC DA is dead?

I assume the best practice is keeping DA internal to a single machine and using other protocols for intermachine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By mad4x4
Dcom

Why is DCOM such a struggle, I am trying to set up windows 7 OPC DA Server to be used as a client for an Edge Server so we can then use OPC UA/MQTT to broadcast across the Vlans / Firewalls etc.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By mad4x4
Wire shark is for ethernet, not serial. You...

Wire shark is for ethernet, not serial. You will need to look at multidrop serial and a Telnet type application.


What brand of PLC?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By mad4x4
Try ABB they have a PLC range that works with...

Try ABB they have a PLC range that works with CODESYS
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 6th, 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,579
Posted By mad4x4
Is cheap the answer? You have to ask if its...

Is cheap the answer?

You have to ask if its cheap :

-will it last?
-will I get spares in 6 years (or 6 months) ?
-what is support like when it goes wrong ?
-What is quality like?

- WHY...
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