TechTalk - FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

TechTalk - FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Here are the steps to setting you system time in PanelView.

Prep Work To Access Configuration Screen
Ensure that you have added a button to access the Configuration screen from PanelView run-time.
These are the steps to add the configuration button.

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Changing PanelView System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

You have to reset the terminal so that new system time can be applied. “Selecting “Run Application” works most of the time as well but I always like to start fresh with a reset for system level changes.

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

The PanelView can be configured to sync the date and time with the PLC. Double click the “Global Connections” and apply PLC datetime tags (as shown below).
In RSView32, it is done the same way.

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Trace the PLC tags back to the PLC program. Change the date and time by double clicking the controller.

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time

Xybernetics FactoryTalk View ME : Change System Time