Heald33

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  1. Cognex Data Logging

    Anyone know how I can create a log of results from a Cognex vision system?  I have 3 cameras that look at various thinks... clip presence, clip height, clip angle.  There are 2 clips per part and 6 parts per tool.  This makes it hard to zero in on what I areas I need to tweak. Thanks! P.S. I've heard that maybe their OPC Server could do this but I don't have much experience with it (actually I don't have a whole lot of vision experience at all).  From what I've briefly read, I just install the server, set up the tag within the server, start it, and I can just drag and drop the tags into an Excell cell?  If this is true, this just gives me another way to read the values.  How can I create a database or log of these tags?
  2. 90-30 Timer over 16 minutes

    I think it might be a conflict with my HMI. I was watching the PLC while online, and timing it, and it seemed to be fine. Variable Report.csv
  3. 90-30 Timer over 16 minutes

    I have already realigned my %R register to account for the expansion.
  4. 90-30 Timer over 16 minutes

  5. 90-30 Timer over 16 minutes

    I have a 90-30 system.  Once a timer gets to 16 minutes, it goes back to 10 and it never really times out.  I am using an HMI to set the timer. I multiply that number and use it at the PV.  I thought maybe I needed to use a DWORD, but once I changed my register and all of my timers, and tested it, it still did the same thing. Thoughts???