Moggie

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  1. Programming Port

    Thank you kraykov  - these adaptors look ideal. I was thinking about "portable adaptors" that I could just put in the tool case and use if required (temporarily)
  2. Programming Port

    Recently went to a site where the HMI was connected to the programming port of the FX PLC. Had to keep disconnecting the HMI to connect the SC 09 cable from the laptop. Are there any port duplicators (or similar) to be able to connect both the HMI and laptop at the same time. (HMI was not Mitsi and had no "pass through")
  3. Time(Min and Hour) Comparision In Simatic Manger CPU317

    Maybe this will help https://support.industry.siemens.com/tf/ww/en/posts/comparing-data-in-format-tod/22482/?page=0&pageSize=10
  4. SR FLIP FLOPS

    Make sure MB0 is not used by the "clock" memory. In the PLCSIM window show the status of MB0
  5. SR FLIP FLOPS

    One reason can be the use of the same address more than once or using a byte or word. But without more details it is impossible to help, a screen shot would be useful
  6. Siemens Basic Panels (DP)

    Has anyone used a Siemens Basic panel connected to a FX2 PLC using RS422/RS485 ? If so what are the connections required on the interface cable? Thanks in advance.
  7. S7 300 capturing a short duration input

    Try the following L  PIWxx T  IWxx
  8. Siemens S5 Backup Battery

    RS Components https://uk.rs-online.com/mobile/p/speciality-size-batteries/0596589/   https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/document/7379933/which-backup-batteries-can-you-use-in-a-simatic-s5?lc=en-ww&dti=0  
  9. M6G M6S

    Follow this link to find a list of all file extensions used by Omron software https://www.myomron.com/index.php?article=1189&action=kb  
  10. Compile ALL

    Right click on the "Device" and select compile......
  11. http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/b/bcd.htm
  12. What model PLC are you using - or look at P80(BCD) / P82(DBCD)
  13. Convert decimal number to BCD and display in Hex 1234 (decimal) =  0001001000110100 (BCD) 0001001000110100 (BCD) displayed in HEX format = 1234(hex)
  14. Problem with TIME variables

    Check your addressing. you have "overlapping" data areas!  
  15. Q03UDECPU

    Thank you plcdp  what is the latest / best version - the Mitsi web site is confusing - the link for GX Works 2 takes me to the GX Works 3 info page!!