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  1. FX3G-2AD-BD Store Peak Value

    Good day, I'm new to this forum and to mitsubishi PLC but was hoping for some assistance with a programming issue. I have been through the hardware and programming manuals without luck for this issue. Hardware: FX3G-60mt FX3G-2AD-BE Settings: Structured ladder/FBD Current input mode on: M8260 (first board, first input)   What I need to do is to record the peak value over a cylinder stroke period. The hardware manual explains how to average the value using averaging time, however I basically need to peak hold and send that to a D register for go no-go compare.    Process as follows: Contact closed, monitor D8260, contact open, move peak value from D8260 during monitor duration to D205.    Thanks in advance for any assistance. -Swervomotor  
  2. Hello, does anyone here know what instruction to use to read the analog value from ch0 and display the reading for DVP-10SX plc? I'm lost, need help.
  3. Rajan

    Hello Experts  I am facing problem with CJ Series Analog I/O module MAD32. The Run LED is Lit, ERC Led is also Lit. what could be the reason?
  4. Having problems with the analog drifting. Over time the counts change. I have checked grounding and have tied the analog common to the DC common which helped clean up the noise. I am using a Balluff analog linear sensor 0 - 10vdc for the iputs. Both channels seems to drift. Any Thoughts?  
  5. Version 1.0.0

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    This is just an example how to convert an analog signal (0-10V)  Library used: AnalogFX_V310
  6. View File FX0N analoge module, scaling and offset. This is just an example how to convert an analog signal (0-10V)  Library used: AnalogFX_V310 Submitter HwT Submitted 03/13/16 Category PLC Sample Code
  7. Greetings, I've been having some issues with a vacuum pump breaker tripping... I think I've figured out the problem and resolved it but I noticed that several of the other motors have current monitoring on the HMI but the person who set this up is no longer with us.  I'm wondering what I need besides an analog input for my control logix processor (which I have) to setup this project.  I'm not sure if the other motors are just monitoring one leg of the 3 phases or if they are somehow showing total current?  any ideas and recommendations would be greatly appreciated.   thanks,
  8. Program 16 position rotary selector switch

    I have a 16 position rotary selector switch I'm trying to program to a CQM1 PLC, that I will also be programming to a micrologix 1200 in the future, using CX Programmer. The switch connects to the PLC using 4 inputs, and activates the inputs in a binary pattern 0-16 as I turn the switch. For example: if the switch is wired to the first four inputs of the PLC, and is turned to "9" 0.0 and 0.3 will be activated and 0.1 and 0.2 will not, just like binary 9 = 1001. I have tried several things trying to get the PLC to accept these inputs as a single "data-point," and then convert to BCD or Hex to use in a timer. I'm having no luck! Does anyone have any ideas how this is done? The switch is a Tosoku DPP01 015L20RCB, and because of the age of the PLC my instruction set is limited. Thank you in advance!
  9. First post. We recently upgraded our machine from an SLC to compactlogix. In the SLC 5/05 we used analog 1746-ni8 cards for pressure and position sensors. When we moved over to the compactlogix 1769 l36erm with 1769-if16c cards we seen issues where the analog values had very little definition accuracy. This can be resolved by changing the filters but then the response time of the card is to slow and we miss data. All of the relevant code from these sensors are in their own task and ive tried periodic, event and continous tasks but none of this helps. The strange thing is with the SLC we never seen these issues. Any ideas how i can improve the reponse time when the filters are set low?
  10. Have a PLC5 project with remote racks with digital and analog I/O. For test purposes have wired AO to AI and have set up the BTW and BTRs. Problem is I put a value in the N11 register for the particular AO (N11:66 - BTW) and it doesn't appear in the other N11 register for the particular AI it is wired to (N11:4 - BTR). The AI - N11:4 continues to read a value of "8259" in decimal/"2042" in BCD, despite any value I put in the AO N11 register. The range of the AO is 4-20 mA with a Raw min of -4095 and a Raw max of 4095 and the range of the corresponding AI is 1-5VDC/4-20 mA. If I remove the wiring arm of the AI, the N11 register will read "4135" decimal. Would appreciate any fdbk as need to get working as system for customer will not be migrated to newer RA or Siemens system til next year. Cant get support out of AB for questions as only have standard "tech connect" tech support contract and PLC5 requires you to have "Legacy automation" tech support added to your "tech connect" stnd contract.
  11. I just commissioned a system utilizing 3 1756-IRT8I TC Analog Input Modules. It was soon discovered that there were sags in the order to 2 -10 % in the inputs across all channels. These sags occurred in all three modules but at different times but were occurring more or less on ~4-6 hour intervals. There are two CJC inputs (Cold Junction Compensation) and it was discovered that one CJC value also sagged while the other one remained constant through the sags. Tech Support had no information about the issue, but eventually found that there was a thus far unannounced firmware update, that was made available. The problem modules all had FW Version 1.013 and the Update Version as of Mid Oct, 2015 is Version 1.014. Following the FW update, the sags are no longer being seen. Bob A.
  12. Greetings, I'm ok with RSLOGX 500 but am an absolute beginer with RSLOGIX 5000 and was wondering if anyone had any simple sample code just to study. I would love something using analog input and or analog output. thanks in advance.
  13. Use to working on DC inputs, now I have a PLC I am playing with and the digital inputs are AC, can I still just wire a on/off switch to complete the circuit just for testing? This is a micrologix 1100.
  14. I'll set the scene a little before I explain the issue that I am having. I have an application where I have a Linear Servo Slide acting as a Press Kick-off cylinder on a ceramic press. In order to trigger this Slide accurately, I have installed an Absolute Rotary Encoder (a Turck product) to the press, which outputs an Analog signal for its specific position. I then have this as an input into my CompactLogix L33ERM through a 1769-IF4 Analog Input card. Within my code, I'm trying to capture the moment where the press has presented the part out of the die and it can be ejected from the press cavity without damage the part. Mis-timing on this ejection and the part will clip the die pad tooling and incur damage upon ejection. Now, one last point of clarification, I am a Mechanical Engineer by trade, so I don't claim to be an expert programmer. But I have learned a lot and have gained experience in programming applications like this, so I can learn quick and should be able to program this task. I have had my local Allen Bradley guy look at the code I'm using for this application, and he thinks it looks good, but I'm still having issues. What I have done, is within the code, I have a window that I look for, of the encoder's position, to trigger the ejection shoe to fire its sequence and kick the part off. However, I have had to make this window so large in order for the code to see it every press cycle, that occasionally, the ejection shoe will be fired at the back end of the window, which is actually too late, and my part is being damaged. Attached is a snapshot of the code. The OkSamplePress.DN is actually a timer that I have that looks at the current press rate and puts a delay in to not allow the kick-off to fire too early, because I was actually getting a glitch before where the kick-off would fire prematurely for some reason. I don't know if anyone can offer assistance on this or not, but I would greatly appreciate any help at all. Its become quite frustrating, as the rest of my machine functions quite well, and this seems to be the nagging issue I can't get rid of. Thanks in advance...Josh
  15. I've got a PLC stack with a Q64AD analog-digital converter card. I am attempting to read the digital output value of channel 1 but I am having issues. First of all here is my simple PLC program: I got the program from the Q64AD user manual. You can see there is a blue '0' on the right of line 0. I assume this is the value that is being read? When I monitor the D11 device in GX Developer it shows a '0'. The following is a screen from Online > Monitor > Buffer memory batch. My card has a base address of 0x60 and channel 1's offset is 11d (0Bh). The value on the highlighted line does change so I know that the analog card is correctly picking up on current changes from my source. Lastly here is an image of my digital inputs. I have set up the Q64AD card through the GX Developer PLC Parameter window and left all settings as default. I initially used 'K11' instead of 'H0B'. I have also tried using the MOV command (MOV U0\G61 D11) but that game me the same result. Can anyone spot the flaw in my program of configuration? Do I need to configure the PLC in order to use the 'D' devices? Should I try copying the value somewhere other than D11? Thanks
  16. Hi, I am looking for a Modbus TCP based AI and DO data acquisition module and scada program. The analog inputs are 4-20 mA . SCADA should be able to communicate over Modbus TCP( I think every SCADA does that but just want to make sure). Can you guys please suggest if you know something good fit my application? Thank you,
  17. Hey guys, so I feel like I must be doing something wrong here, well obviously since I cant get it to work. So I have a CompactLogix L36ERM running RSLogix5000, I've got 28 cards in total, all working except for one. My 1769-OF8V Analog Ouptut module. I just want to be able to output a 0-10v signal to a proportional valve module, specifically a Parker PCD00. Anyways, so I am online with the processor, everything is looking good, I/O is responding. I have the specific channel on that output module enabled in the module properties. I have tried changing the data type to every different option, I have raised and lowered the limits. I think I am addressing it correctly. I am just trying to move a value into that channel's data file. It appears to be moving the number in just fine, but when I put a meter on the output for that channel, I get 0V from the output to analog com. There is a little switch inside the module that allows you to use rack power or external 24V, I tried switching it down and using an external 24VDC source, I currently have it switched up to use the rack power. I'm lost. If somebody could please help me out and tell me if there is something obvious that I'm missing or doing wrong/ take me through an easy step by step way of setting this up for basic 0-10v output, that would be great. Sorry for being so new, I have attached a couple screenshots of the logic I'm using and the way I have it configured right now, but I have tried all different configurations. Thanks, Howard
  18. I'm new to Omron, and after several days of diving into manuals trying to figure this out on my own and giving myself a headache I've come to accept that i need help. my task is the following: Control of the discrete and analog inputs/outputs in a DeviceNet system using an Omron CJ1M PLC’s and PT’s. Use at least one thermocouple, one analog input, and one analog output for the DeviceNet network. Use a pushbutton and a light for the start of the process and an indicator for the started process. I have a Drt1-Ad04 input, a Drt1-ad02 output, and a Drt1-ts04t temperature control. My devicenet is Cj1w-drm21, The Omron system itself is a cj1m-cpu13 etn21. I have node addresses for my input, outputs and temperature control, those being 35 for input, 25 or 30 for output and for temperature control 5, 15, or 20. The ip address im using for this project is 142.214.143.9I'm using Cx programmer, Designer and Integrator. On Cx programmer I've managed to create an IO table but i have no idea on how to begin the program or even get a current reading from my generator.On Designer I've made what i believe to be the layout of the pushbuttons, I just have no idea of what addresses to enter.And on integrator i'm having troubles on figuring out how to make a routing table. I've went through many manuals and either i'm missing something really basic here or I just have no idea on what I'm doing. The only advice I was given was to dive into more manuals and find my addresses for my inputs, outputs, and temperature or to find the information from an outside source be that a forum or customer service. I am able to provide more information, and screenshots of what I have done if needed. Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated!
  19. Hi everyone! I have this simple problem, but cant get over it. I have structured ladder/FBD Project and i use GX works2. As topic tells I use analog signal from field. Now, i need to compare this value X (from field) to Values X1 and X2, meaning if value X is between values X1 and X2 then M1 is true. Ok, but what function i need to use for this? Best regards, Juha.
  20. I am working on Remote IO panel and plan to use the following components: 1734-AENT 1734-OW4 - qty 2 1734-IE4C I wonder if I need to separate the bus between the relay output module and analog input module? Or anywhere else in this setup? Thanks.
  21. I need to set up D/A module. I have few questions. What is the difference between offset and gain setting mode? I would like to use range 0 to 10V which would have to be set as user range setting, can I do it using GX Works 2? Or do I have to use the GX Configurator-DA package?
  22. Hi everybody, I am new in these issues and I have faced a problem that is driving me nut. I am building a mixing batch HMI and its PLC program. In my HMI I created an analog tag that stores and integer number. This tag is responsible to comunicate with an analog input of the PLC I/O expansion module, whose address is I:1.0. In my HMI I put a numerical input box to send values to this analog input, but every time I write a value in this box and press the enter key the numerical input box gets red and don't send the value to the plc. Appear the following error message "cause: Addressing problem or memory protect rungs" on the left botton corner of the HMI. Some pictures are annexed to describe better. Anybody knows what can I do? I am using PLC SLC 5/03 + Analog module 1746-NI4
  23. Hi All, Im sure this has been covered before... Im using a ML1500 and a 4-20ma output flow meter. Due to the erratic flow in the line the analog signal is all over the place. What is the best way to smooth this signal out so I don't see all these variations..??? I don't have a CPT instruction on the ML1500 but there has to be a way. Just looking for the way you guys do this that gives you the best results. Thanks