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  1. Totally agree Joe. Being in automotive industry this long, I've just become numb to the bean counters and their unwavering attention to the bottom line. The way I see it is these people don't have the technical background to appreciate a KISS method and the costs ensued with future downtime. It's almost like they have the thought that if/when something does happen, it will be someone else's problem.
  2. Thanks for the math on this. I don't think I would've been able to get to that 10 counts / amp. I will run with that to start and then just use some trial and error with it. I'll report back when I finally get it all implemented.
  3. Not all the current monitors will be tied into the snap in IO, I will have several EX-RIO with Analog Cards. I was just using the snap-in IO in my question to simply. I'm creating a fully controlled Power Distribution architecture for several labs - Each Lab will have a V700 in a Main PDP (Power Distribution Panel) - The Main PDP will have 4 Branch Circuits to Remote Power Panels. Current Monitors For Branches tied into 4AI on Snap-In Module) - Each Remote Panel will have EX-RIO with an 8AI Module to monitor 5 Circuits - 20 Sensors For Lab (5 labs planned as of now) = 100 pieces I'm already going to be using UniCAN, so adding the Modbus adds another layer of communication/complexity which will outweigh the cost savings of using such hardware.
  4. BTW, I would like to say that I'm new to the Unitronics Platform (Mostly done Siemens/AB last 15 years) and these last 3 months I have used these forums for a lot of self teach. With that being said, you stand out in these forums as a guy that is extremely knowledgeable and very patient/helpful with everyone. Just want to say thanks a million from the green guys like me! Chris
  5. Thanks for the feedback Joe! The best I was able to find price wise were from ATO (probably Chinese) for about $80 per, but we needed something like 100 count of them. We initially thought that we struck gold and ordered some Dwyer CCT50-200 ( $30/) only to realize that we didn't read the cut sheet well enough to see that they're AC only 🤦‍♂️. Would you recommend just using any the "Raw Value" Analog Input Type in the HW Config? Chris
  6. Hi All, I have a V700 with snap in V200-18-E3/4XB. I'm looking to use an analog current/hull sesnsor to measure the DC current draw in several branch circuits in the panel (and feed it to analog inputs on the V700). I know there are several devices available that specifically spit out 4-20ma or 0-10v but they are quite expensive and management is pushing to lower cost. I came across the attached Honeywell sensors (planned on using CSLA2DG) and was wondering if, with the right scaling, they would work with this V700 controller. Thanks in Advance! Chris honeywell-sensing-current-csla-series-catalog-pages(1).pdf
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