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F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E

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  • Page 1 HARDWARE MANUAL F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E...
  • Page 2 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Foreword • This manual contains text, diagrams and explanations which will guide the reader in the correct installation and operation of the communication facilities of FX series. • Before attempting to install or use the communication facilities of FX series this manual should be read and understood.
  • Page 3 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E HARDWARE MANUAL Manual number : JY992D77901 Manual revision : Date February 2000...
  • Page 4 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Guidelines for the safety of the user and protection of the F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E This manual provides information for the installation and use of the Graphic Operation Terminal F940GOT. The manual has been written to be used by trained and competent personnel. The definition of such a person or persons is as follows;...
  • Page 5 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Note’s on the symbology used in this manual At various times through out this manual certain symbols will be used to highlight points of information which are intended to ensure the users personal safety and protect the integrity of the equipment. Whenever any of the following symbols are encountered, its associated note must be read and understood.
  • Page 6 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Memo...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION ...1-1 1.1 Outline of product ... 1-2 1.2 Product configuration... 1-8 1.3 System configuration ... 1-14 2. Installation, Wiring and General Specifications ...2-1 2.1 Installation of main body ... 2-1 2.2 Wiring of power supply ... 2-4 2.3 Functions of operation keys and connectors ...
  • Page 8 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 5. Maintenance ...5-1 5.1 Outline of maintenance... 5-1 5.2 Replacement of battery ... 5-3 5.3 Replacement of backlight ... 5-5 6. Troubleshooting...6-1 6.1 Power indication ... 6-1 7. Additional Functions (in Ver3.00 or later) ...7-1 7.1 Applicable Versions and Models ... 7-1 7.2 Connection to MELSEC QnA Series PC ...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E INTRODUCTION 1. INTRODUCTION This section describes the product configuration and the system configuration of the graphic operation terminal. Confirm various functions of each unit.
  • Page 10: Outline Of Product

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E INTRODUCTION 1. Outline of product The graphic operation terminal (which may be hereafter abbreviated as "GOT") is attached on the panel face of a control panel or an operation panel, and connected to a program connector in an FX or A Series programmable controller (which may be hereafter abbreviated as "PLC") (except the A0J2) inside the control panel.
  • Page 11 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E User screens 1) Screen display function The screens created by the user can be displayed. The following functions can be assigned to each screen. And the screens to be displayed can be limited using the security function. a) Display function -Up to 500 screens created by the user can be displayed.
  • Page 12 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E c) Data change function -The numeric data being monitored can be changed. d) Switch function -By manipulating the operation keys in the GOT, bit devices in the PLC can be set to ON and OFF. The display panel face can be assigned as touch keys to offer the switch func- tion.
  • Page 13 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E System screens 1) Monitor function a) List program (only in the FX Series) - Programs can be read, written and monitored in the form of instruction list program. b) Buffer memory (only in the FX -The contents of buffer memories (BFMs) of special blocks can be read, written and monitored.
  • Page 14 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E d) Data sampling function The current value of specified data registers are acquired in a constant cycle or when the trigger condition is satisfied. -The sampling data can be displayed in the form of list or graph. -The sampling data can be output to a printer in the form of list. e) Alarm function Alarm messages can be assigned to up to 256 consecutive bit devices in the PLC.
  • Page 15 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E f) Other functions Many other functions are built in. -The real-time clock is built in, and the current time can be set and displayed. -The GOT can function as an interface to enable data communication between the PLC and a personal computer in which the relay ladder creation software is started up. At this time, the GOT screen can be displayed also.
  • Page 16: Product Configuration

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Product configuration The GOT is equipped with accessories (1) to (3) below. Parts (4) to (8) are offered as options. 1) F940GOT (main body) F940GOT-SWD-E: 5.7" STN type LCD (with eight colors) F940GOT-LWD-E: 5.7" STN type LCD (with black and white) 2) Metal fixtures Metal fixtures used to attach the GOT to a control panel - Metal fixture...
  • Page 17 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E INTRODUCTION 1. 3) Packing Packing to prevent dusts and water Used to attach the GOT to a control panel...
  • Page 18 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Optional parts 4) Software to create user screens (3.5" FD) FX-PCS-DU/WIN-E V2.10 or later (in accordance with the Windows95) SWoD5C-GOTRE-PACK ("o" indicates a numeric not less than 1.) (in accordance with the Windows95 and the WindowsNT) 5) Connection cable FX-40DU-CAB (3 m, 9.84 ft) Connection cable FX-40DU-CAB-10M (10 m, 32.81 ft) Connection cable FX-50DU-CABL (3m, 9.84 ft, with L-shape connector on the GOT side)
  • Page 19 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 6) Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0 (3 m, 9.84 ft) Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0-1M (1 m, 3.28 ft) Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0-10M (10 m, 32.81 ft) Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0-20M (20 m, 65.62 ft) Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0-30M (30 m, 98.43 ft) Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0L (3 m, 9.84 ft, with L-shape connector on the GOT side) Each of them is an optional cable to connect the GOT and the FX...
  • Page 20 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 8) Battery PM-20BL (spare part) This is used to back up the alarm history data, the real-time clock, etc. This is attached when the GOT is delivered. 9) EPROM memory to store the user screen data FX-EPROM- This is an optional EPROM memory (M27C4002-**F (4 MB) manufactured by SGS-THOMSON) to save the user screen data.
  • Page 21 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 10) Data transfer adaptor F9GT-40UMB This is an optional adaptor to connect the FX-EPROM-4M 9) and transfer the user screen data to the flush memory inside the GOT. When a same screen is to be transferred to two or more GOT units, transfer can be performed quickly and easily using this adaptor compared with the screen creation soft- ware.
  • Page 22: System Configuration

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E System configuration The system configuration to use the GOT is described below. When the GOT is directly connected to the PLC Data transfer cable FX-232CAB-1 (when the RS-232C connector in the personal F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E computer is 9-pin type) or Data transfer cable FX-232CAB-2 (when the RS-232C connector in the personal computer is half-pitch,14-pin type) Attach a ROM to the F9GT-40UMB, then connect it to a connector provided on the rear face of the GOT.
  • Page 23 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Data transfer cable F2-232CAB-1 (when the RS-232C connector in the personal computer is 25-pin type) Connected to RS-232C connector in GOT EPROM memory FX-EPROM-4M (User screen data can be written using a general-purpose ROM writer.) Peripheral units for GOT General-purpose personal computer (screen creation software) Screen creation software for DU FX-...
  • Page 24 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E The figure below shows connection to peripheral units used to create sequence programs. When built-in two-port interface function is used F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E When the two-port interface function is used, the operation environment should be set. (Refer to the description on "SERIAL PORT" on the SET-UP MODE screen.) Data transfer cable FX-232CAB-1 (when the RS-232C connector in the personal computer is 9-pin type) Data transfer cable F2-232CAB-2...
  • Page 25 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E * A general-purpose computer can be directly connected, and both the GOT and the personal computer can be used at the same time (without using the FX-2PIF). When the two-port interface function is used using the software package SW D5C(F)-GPPW-E, make sure to use the connection cable having the model name shown on the left to connect a personal computer.
  • Page 26 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E When the two-port interface FX-2PIF is used F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Two-port interface Connection cable FX-40DU-CAB/EN FX-2PIF Data transfer cable FX-422CAB0 Series Program cable FX-20P-CAB Data transfer cable AC30R4 Data transfer cable FX-422CAB or Data transfer cable FX-422CAB-150 FX/FX / Series A Series (except QnA) INTRODUCTION 1.
  • Page 27 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Note: The two-port interface FX-2PIF is available in CPU port connection (via the RS-422). This interface is not available in computer link connection (via the RS-422 or the RS-232C) and CPU port connection (via the RS-232C). And even in CPU port connection (via the RS-422), this interface is not available when two or more GOT units are connected (Refer to Paragraph 2.7.).
  • Page 28 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E INTRODUCTION 1. 1-20...
  • Page 29: Installation, Wiring And General Specifications

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Installation, Wiring and General Specifications This section describes installation of the GOT and wiring of the power supply. Installation of main body Caution on installation • Use the unit in the environment for the general specifications described in the manual. Never use the unit in a place with dusts, soot, conductive dusts, corrosive gas or flamma- ble gas, place exposed to high temperature, condensation or wind and rain or a place subject to vibrations or impacts.
  • Page 30 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E The GOT is to be embedded in a panel. Perform the installation procedure described below. 1) Machining the mounting panel face On the panel face, drill a mounting hole of the dimensions shown on the right. * Make sure that the plate thickness of the mounting panel is 5 mm (0.2 inches) or less.
  • Page 31 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 3) Fixing the GOT Hang the hook of each metal fixture (offered as accessory) to a mounting hook hole in the GOT. Tighten a mounting bolt (offered as accessory) securely in each position. The GOT can be fixed in four positions at corners. However, to prevent dusts and water, fix the GOT in six positions.
  • Page 32: Wiring Of Power Supply

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Wiring of power supply Cautions on Wiring • Make sure to shut down the power supply outside the unit before starting installation or wiring.If the power supply is not shut down outside, electrical shock or damages of the unit may be caused. CAUTION •...
  • Page 33 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E The power is supplied to the GOT from a PLC or an external power supply unit. • Connection examples 1) When the power is supplied from an FX Series PLC (Refer to "Cautions on connection" in the next page.) Connect the power terminal in the GOT to the 24V DC service power supply in the PLC basic unit or PLC extension unit.
  • Page 34 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. 2) When the power is supplied from an external power supply unit Connect the power terminal provided on the rear face of the GOT to the 24V DC terminal in the external power supply unit. Class 3 Class 3 grounding...
  • Page 35 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Specifications of power supply unit Item Supply voltage Power ripple Current consumption Allowable instantaneous power interruption duration Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. Specifications F940GOT-LWD +10% 24V DC -15% 200mV or less 390mA / 24V DC 410mA / 24V DC Operation shall be continued against instantaneous power interruption for less than 5 ms.
  • Page 36 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Cautions on connection • The current consumption of the GOT is as shown in the table above. When supplying the power to the GOT from the 24V DC service power in the FX Series PLC basic unit or exten- sion unit, take into account the total current supplied to proximity switches and extension blocks.
  • Page 37: Functions Of Operation Keys And Connectors

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Functions of operation keys and connectors 1) Front panel a) Display unit Allows graphic display of 320 Character string: 20 full-width characters 40 half-width characters Alphabets, numerics, Katakana characters and Kanji characters (JIS Level 1) can be displayed in the size of 1 to 4 in each of the vertical and horizontal directions.
  • Page 38 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 2) Rear panel a) Power terminal Supplies the power to the GOT, and allows grounding. b) Battery PM-20BL Backs up the sampling data, the alarm history and the current time. The screen data is stored in the built-in flush memory, and does not require the battery.
  • Page 39 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 3) Connectors provided on the side Used when a printer is connected or when a PLC is con- nected via a computer link unit. a) Connector for personal computer (RS-232C connector): D-sub 9-pin, male b) Connects a personal computer to transfer to the PLC the screen data created by the screen creation software and sequence programs using the two-port interface function.
  • Page 40: Outside Dimensions

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Outside dimensions Outside painting color: Munsell 0.08GY 7.64/0.81 Mass: Approximately 1.0 kg including metal fixtures (0.1 kg) Panel cut dimensions: 153 Unit: mm (inches) Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. +0.04 (6.02 4.76 -0.00 +0.04 -0.00 2-12...
  • Page 41: General Specificationsl

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E General specificationsl Ambient temperature Ambient humidity Vibration resistance Impact resistance Noise resistance Withstand voltage Insulation resistance Grounding Operating atmosphere Protection structure Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. During operation: 0 to +50 C (0 to +40 C when extension interface is used) During storage: -20 to +60 C During operation: 35 to 85%RH (Condensation shall not be allowed.) Frequency Acceleration Amplitude...
  • Page 42 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Supply voltage Display element Screen Service life Backlight Interface Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. 24V DC +10%, -15% Current consumption: 390 mA/24V DC (F940GOT-LWD-E) 410 mA/24V DC (F940GOT-SWD-E) STN type full-dot matrix LCD, monochrome (F940GOT-LWD-E) or color (F940GOT-SWD-E) LCD of 320 x 240 dots, 20 full-width characters Effective display size: 115 86 mm (5.7 inches)
  • Page 43: Connection To Personal Computer

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Connection to personal computer Use the following cable to connect a personal computer. a) F940GOT b) Personal computer c) FX-232CAB-1, FX-232CAB-2 or F2-232CAB-1 Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. 2-15...
  • Page 44 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Pin assignment and connection diagram of transfer cables - Transfer cable FX-232CAB-1 D-sub (female) 9-pin - Transfer cable FX-232CAB-2 Half pitch 9-pin Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. Personal computer side Personal computer side D-sub GOT side (female) 9-pin D-sub GOT side (female)
  • Page 45 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E - Transfer cable F2-232CAB-1 D-sub (male) 25-pin Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. Personal computer side side D-sub (female) 9-pin 2-17...
  • Page 46: Cpu Port Connection

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. CPU port connection Use either of the following cables to connect the PLC directly. 1) When connecting the FX/FX /A Series 2) When connecting the FX Series * When the screen mode is selected while a cable is not connected, a communication error occurs.
  • Page 47 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E a) F940GOT b) FX-40DU-CAB, FX-40DU-CAB-10M or FX-50DU-CABL c) FX-50DU-CAB0, FX-50DU-CAB0-1M, FX-50DU-CAB0-10M, FX-50DU-CAB0-20M, FX-50DU-CAB0-30M or FX-50DU-CAB0L d) FX/FX Series PLC e) A Series PLC AnN, AnA, AnS, AnSJ, AnSH, A1SJH, A2C, A2CJ, A0J2H, AnU, AnUS, A2USH or A1FX f) FX g) Motion controller A171SCPU-S3, A171SHCPU, A172SHCPU or A272UHCPU Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2.
  • Page 48 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Pin assignment and connection diagram of connection cables (The connection cables are offered as options.) - Connection cable FX-40DU-CAB (L, -10M) or FX-50DU-CABL D-sub (male) 25-pin - Connection cable FX-50DU-CAB0 (L, -1M, -10M, -20M, -30M) MINI-DIN (male) 8-pin Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. side side side...
  • Page 49 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. • When the CPU in the FX/A Series PLC is directly connected, up to four GOT units can be connected to one PLC (1-to-N connection). As the connection type, select "CPU PORT (RS232C)" or "CPU PORT (RS422)" in "CON- NECTION"...
  • Page 50 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Connection cable examples: 1st GOT: FX-50DU-CAB0 (equivalent to connection cable for PLC) 2nd GOT: FX-232CAB-1 3rd GOT: Cable created by user (Refer to the connection diagram.) 4th GOT: FX-232CAB-1 Communication speed: The communication speed with the PLC becomes slower as the number of connected GOT units becomes larger.
  • Page 51 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • In the case of the FX (RS-232C communication) using the FX In this case also, In the case of the FX port connection (RS-232C communication) using the FX In this case also, up to four GOT units can be connected to one PLC (1-to-N connection). Up to four GOT units can be connected to one PLC (1-to-N connection).
  • Page 52 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Connection cable examples: 1st GOT: FX-232CAB-1 2nd GOT: Cable created by user (Refer to the connection diagram.) 3rd GOT: FX-232CAB-1 4th GOT: Cable created by user (Refer to the connection diagram.) Communication speed: The communication speed with the PLC becomes slower as the number of connected GOT units becomes larger.
  • Page 53 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. <Cautions on connection of two or more GOT units> When two or more GOT units are connected to the FX/A/QnA Series PLC, communication is performed in the location sequence from the GOT unit nearest to the CPU (that is, in the sequence of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th GOT units).
  • Page 54: Computer Link Port Connection (melsec A Series)

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Computer link port connection (MELSEC A Series) The GOT can be connected to the MELSEC A Series via a computer link unit as shown below. • Applicable PLC units and computer link units < A Series > AJ71UC24 A1SJ71UC24-R2/R4/PRF A1SCPU24-R2 For the communication setting for the computer link unit, refer to the F940GOT Oper- ation Manual offered separately.
  • Page 55 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Connect the GOT to the computer link unit (PLC) as shown below. < For RS-422 communication > Computer link Terminal unit side block (PLC side) < For RS-232C communication > The connection cable F2-232CAB is also available. Computer link D-sub 25-pin Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2.
  • Page 56 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E < For RS-232C communication > Computer link D-sub 9-pin (PLC side) Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. unit side D-sub (female) side 9-pin 2-28...
  • Page 57: Connection To Sysmac C Series

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Connection to SYSMAC C Series The GOT can be connected to the SYSMAC C Series manufactured by OMRON via a host link unit as shown below. • Applicable PLC units and host link units < SYSMAC C Series > A host link unit or a CPU equipped with an interface for host link is required.
  • Page 58 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Connect the GOT to the host link unit (SYSMAC C Series) as shown below. For connection of a model not shown in the examples below, refer to the manual of the C Series link unit. < For RS-422 communication > Example of connection to C200H-LK202-V1 D-sub 9-pin <...
  • Page 59 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E < For RS-232C communication > Example of connection to CQM1 (in which RS-232C port is built in) D-sub 9-pin Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. COM1 side D-sub (female) side 9-pin 2-31...
  • Page 60: Connection To Flex-pc N Series

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 2.10 Connection to FLEX-PC N Series The GOT can be connected to the FLEX-PC N Series manufactured by FUJI Electric via a link unit shown below. • Connection type • Applicable PLC units and link units < FLEX-PC N Series > A link unit (general-purpose RS-232C/RS485 interface module) is required to be con- nected.
  • Page 61 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Link unit - NB Series NB-RS1-AC, NB-RS1-DC - NJ Series NJ-RS2, NJ-RS4 - NS Series NS-RS1 - CPU in which RS-232C interface is built in NJ-CPU-B16 • Connection diagram Connect the GOT and the link unit (PLC) as shown below. <...
  • Page 62 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E < For link port connection (RS-232C) > D-sub 25-pin < For connection of built-in RS-232C interface > D-sub 15-pin Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. Link unit side (PLC side) PLC side D-sub (female) side 9-pin D-sub (female) side 9-pin 2-34...
  • Page 63: Connection By General-purpose Communication

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E 2.11 Connection by general-purpose communication The GOT can be connected to a general controller such as micro computer board. (The connected controller is hereafter referred to as "host (unit)".) • Outline In genera-purpose communication, the host unit is connected to the GOT via the RS-232C and functions as the parent station in communication.
  • Page 64 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. Accordingly, to display the data stored in the host unit on the screen, the host unit should transfer the data to the data area inside the GOT using write commands. The transfer des- tination is a location specified by the screen data.
  • Page 65 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Connection diagram Connect the GOT and the host unit as shown below. Host side * The control lines RTS, CTS, DTR and DSR are not used. Installation, Wiring and General Specifications 2. D-sub (male) side 9-pin 2-37...
  • Page 66 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Communication setting The setting related to communication can be performed using the screen creation software or the GOT main body. To use general-purpose communication, - Screen creation software: Set the connected personal computer to "General-Purpose Communication". - GOT main body: Select "SET-UP MODE", "PLC SYSTEM" and "GENERAL-PURPOSE COMMUNICATION"...
  • Page 67: Startup

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Startup 3. Startup This section describes the startup procedure from turning on of the power of the GOT to selec- tion of the mode. This section describes also the environment setting important to use of the GOT. Make sure to read this section carefully.
  • Page 68: Startup Procedure

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Startup procedure This paragraph describes the startup procedure from turning on of the power of the GOT to selection of the mode. Perform wiring of the power supply unit of the GOT. Connect the PLC. Turn on the Turn on the power without power while pressing the...
  • Page 69 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E A user screen is displayed. When there is no screen data The SELECT MODE screen is displayed. The selected mode screen is displayed. The screen mode is selected. •A user screen is displayed. If any user screen has not been created, the SELECT MODE screen is displayed as follows.
  • Page 70 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Startup 3. [ SELECT MODE screen ] [ SELECT MODE ] USER SCREEN MODE HPP MODE SAMPLING MODE ALARM MODE TEST MODE OTHER MODE...
  • Page 71: Operation Environment Setting

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Operation environment setting The operation environment setting function performs initial setting important to operation of the GOT. The SET-UP MODE screen can be displayed by turning on the power while pressing and holding the upper left corner of the screen in accordance with "3.1 Startup procedure" or by selecting "SET-UP MODE"...
  • Page 72 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E The areas enclosed with broken lines function as touch keys. (Broken lines are not actually displayed on the screen.) a) LANGUAGE Allows to set the language displayed on the system screens such as Japanese and English. b) PLC TYPE Allows to set the connected PLC type.
  • Page 73 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E h) BUZZER Allows to set the buzzer sound issued when a key is pressed. i) LCD CONTRAST Allows to set the LCD brightness. j) CLEAR USER DATA Deletes the user screen data. k) END Exits the SET-UP MODE screen. l) Cursors Change over the menu item on the SET-UP MODE screen.
  • Page 74 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Each setting screen is displayed as shown below. On each screen, when the END key at the upper right corner is pressed after setting is completed, the SET-UP MODE screen is dis- played. [ PLC TYPE screen ] [ PLC TYPE ] SYSTEM LANGUAGE: ENGLISH CHARACTER...
  • Page 75 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ PLC TYPE screen ] [ PLC TYPE ] PLC TYPE: FX SERIES CONNECTION: CPU PORT STATION #: • Select the connected PLC type. • The areas on the screen enclosed with solid lines func- tion as touch keys. Every time a touch key is pressed, the dis- played contents are changed over.
  • Page 76 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Startup 3. c) STATION # Allows to set the station No. of the link unit connected to the GOT when "LINK PORT" is selected in 2] above. 3-10...
  • Page 77 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ SERIAL PORT] [ SERIAL PORT] SPEED 9600 bps DATA BIT 7 bit STOP BIT 1 bit PARITY Even HANDSHAKING XON/XOFF PRINTAER NOT USED •Set the serial communication parameters for the printer used to print out alarm messages and sampling data. •Make sure to set "PRINTER"...
  • Page 78 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ OPENNING SCREEN ] [ OPENNING SCREEN ] DISPRAY TIME 20 SEC. •Set the duration in the unit of second in which the OPENING SCREEN screen indicating the model name, the version, etc. is displayed when the power is turned on.
  • Page 79 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ MENU CALL ] [ MENU CALL KEY screen ] SELECT CALL KEY LOCATION •Set the menu call key which changes over the screen mode (in which a user screen is displayed) to the SELECT MODE screen. The menu call key is mesh type, and 2 x 2 in size. •...
  • Page 80 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ SET CLOCK ] [ SET CLOCK ] DATE 1 / 3 / 1999 TIME 10: 10: 10 • Set the time used in the time switch, the sampling mode and the alarm mode. •When "DATE" or "TIME" is selected, date or time can be entered using the ten-key pad displayed at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 81 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ SET BACKLIGHT ] [ SET BACKLIGHT ] OFF TIME 10 MIN. •Set the time at which the backlight of the display screen becomes extinguished. When a touch key is not pressed or the user screen is not changed over within the specified OFF time, the backlight becomes extin- guished.
  • Page 82 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ BUZZER ] [ BUZZER ] BUZZER ON BUZZER OFF [ LCD CONTRAST ] [ LCD CONTRAST ] •Set whether or not the buzzer sound is to be issued when a key is pressed or an error occurs. •Select "BUZZER ON" or "BUZZER OFF". •The LCD brightness can be set in 15 steps.
  • Page 83 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E [ CLEAR USER DATA] [ CLEAR USER DATA] OK TO CLEAR USER DATA? •The screen data stored in the GOT can be cleared. •When "YES" is selected, the message "NOW CLEAR- ING USER DATA" is displayed and no key is accepted. When the message "COMPLETED!"...
  • Page 84 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Startup 3. 3-18...
  • Page 85: Extension Module

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Extension Module This section describes handling of the extension module interface provided on the rear face of the GOT. Data transfer adaptor The data transfer adaptor F9GT-40UMB is used to store the user screen data stored in the EPROM for user screen data FX-EPROM-4M to the flush memory in the GOT. (The user screen data can be written to the EPROM using the screen creation software.) This adaptor is useful when a same screen is transferred to two or more GOT units.
  • Page 86 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Operating procedure a)FX-EPROM-4M b)F9GT-40UMB c)User screen/system screen selector switch d)Extension module interface 1)Attach the FX-EPROM-4M a) in which user screens are saved to the F9GT-40UMB b). Pay rigid attention not to bend leads of the FX-EPROM-4M a) nor touch them with bare fingers. 2)Put upward the user screen/system screen selector switch c).
  • Page 87 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Extension Module 4. 5)When transfer is finished, make sure to turn off the power of the GOT and remove the adaptor b).
  • Page 88 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Extension Module 4.
  • Page 89: Maintenance

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Maintenance This section describes maintenance such as replacement of the battery and the backlight. Outline of maintenance Cautions on startup and maintenance • Connect correctly the battery for memory backup. Never charge, disassemble, heat, put into fire nor short-circuit the battery for memory backup. If the battery for memory backup is handled in such a way, it may be burst or take fire.
  • Page 90 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E CAUTION • Make sure to turn off the power before attaching or removing an extension module. If an extension module is attached/removed while the power is supplied, the contents stored in the memory or the EPROM memory itself may be damaged. •...
  • Page 91: Replacement Of Battery

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Replacement of battery When the battery voltage drops, the control devices for system information set by the screen cre- ation software becomes ON. The control devices are interlocking with auxiliary relays in the PLC. It is recommended to attach a lamp using the output of the PLC so that the ON/OFF status of the 7th bit can be monitored from the outside.
  • Page 92 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E The alarm history and the sampling data are held for approximately 1 month after the con- trol device for battery voltage drop becomes ON. After 1 month, these data cannot be held. It is recommended to replace the battery soon. * The battery backs up the alarm history, the sampling data and the current time.
  • Page 93: Replacement Of Backlight

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Replacement of backlight Replace the backlight F9GT-40LTS using the following procedure. Replacement procedure a)Mounting screw b)Backlight connector c)Backlight F9GT-40LTS d)Backlight fixing holder 1) Make sure that the power of the GOT is turned off. Remove the mounting screws a) located at four cor- ners, and slowly remove the rear panel.
  • Page 94 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Maintenance 5.
  • Page 95: Troubleshooting

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Troubleshooting This section describes troubleshooting during operation. Power indication When an abnormality has occurred, check the following points. The POWER LED in the GOT is lit by the 5 V power supply inside the GOT. When the POWER LED is extinguished, nothing is displayed on the screen or no key is accepted, the power sup- ply may be insufficient.
  • Page 96 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E The table below shows the list of error messages displayed during manipulation and operation of the GOT. Confirm the contents of an error, and take appropriate actions. Error message CAN NOT The PLC is running in the EPROM mode. WRITE TO PLC Or the protect switch of the EEPROM is set to ON.
  • Page 97 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Error message The power supply of the PLC is set to OFF. Set to ON the power of the PLC. The cable is imperfectly connected or defective. COMMUNICA- TION ERROR The power of the PLC was set to OFF OCCURS.*1 while communication was performed.
  • Page 98 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Error message CAN NOT USE An entry code has been registered in the PLC. THE FUNCTION. The created screen data is destroyed. * When it is difficult to search the changed data, it is recommended to write the data again to the GOT from the screen data backup file created using the screen creation software.
  • Page 99: Additional Functions (in Ver3.00 Or Later)

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Additional Functions (in Ver3.00 or later) Applicable Versions and Models Table 7.1 : Model name F940GOT-SWD-E, F940GOT-LWD-E Contents of Additional Functions 1) MELSEC QnA Series PC can be connected. CPU direct connection (RS-422) and computer link connection (RS-422, RS-232C) are available.
  • Page 100: Connection To Melsec Qna Series Pc

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Connection to MELSEC QnA Series PC • Applicable PCs QnA, Q2AS * Connection is same as that of the A Series except computer link connection via the RS- 422 interface whose connector is D-sub, 25-pin type. Refer to connection diagrams of the A Series. <Communication via RS-422>...
  • Page 101: Connection To Slc 500 Series

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Connection to SLC 500 Series The SLC 500 Series PC manufactured by Allen-Bradley can be connected using a program- ming connector in the PC. • Applicable PCs <SLC 500 Series> SLC5/03, SLC5/04 For the communication setting, refer to the F940GOT Operation Manual. •...
  • Page 102 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • Connect the GOT and the SLC Series PC as shown below. For the cable length and the detailed specifications of the SLC Series, refer to the manual of the SLC Series. D-sub (male), 9-pin connector Additional Functions (in Ver3.00 or later) 7. •...
  • Page 103: Connection To Bar Code Reader

    The F940-GOT can be connected to a bar code reader. • Applicable bar code readers The F940-GOT can be connected to any bar code reader whose communication specifica- tions and data format are as shown below. Table 7.2 :Communication specifications...
  • Page 104 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E • System configuration • Connection 1:None 2:RD(RXD) 3:SD(TXD) 4:DTR 5:SG * Because the RS-232C connector is used to connect a bar code reader, the printout func- tion and the two-port interface function are not available while a bar code reader is con- nected.
  • Page 105: Screen Hard Copy Function

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Screen Hard Copy Function The screen being displayed can be output to a printer. • Applicable printers Printer with ESC/P J84, RS-232C interface * Verified printer model name LBP450 (A4 laser printer) manufactured by CANON • Printable screens User screens (in the screen mode) System screens cannot be printed out.
  • Page 106: Additional Function In Alarm History Display

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Additional Function in Alarm History Display • The following touch keys (key codes) are added in the alarm history display function. Table 7.4: Key code Deletes displayed alarms selected on the FFB6 (H) screen. FFB7 (H) Deletes the entire alarm history. •...
  • Page 107: Additional Functions (in V3.10 Or Later)

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Additional Functions (in V3.10 or later) Applicable Versions and Models • Versions F940GOT-SWD-E: Unit manufactured in October, 1999 or later F940GOT-LWD-E (Whose manufacturer’s SERIAL No.9X**** or later) • Software SW3D5C-GOTRE-PACK Version.A December, 1999 or later • Additional Functions 1) Additional status monitoring function Bit devices in the PLC can be set to ON/OFF, specified bit devices can be set to ON/OFF at a constant cycle, and constants can be written.
  • Page 108 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Additional Functions (in V3.10 or later) 8.
  • Page 109: Additional Functions (in V4.00 Or Later)

    F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Additional Functions (in V4.00 or later) Applicable Versions and Models • Versions F940GOT-SWD-E: Unit manufactured in January, 2000 or later F940GOT-LWD-E (Whose manufacturer’s SERIAL No.01**** or later) • Software SW4D5C-GOTRE-PACK Version.A January, 2000 or later • Additional Functions Correspondence of character font “SET UP MODE”...
  • Page 110 F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E Additional Functions (in V4.00 or later) 9.
  • Page 111 Under no circumstances will MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC be liable responsible for any consequential damage that may arise as a result of the installation or use of this equipment. All examples and diagrams shown in this manual are intended only as an aid to understanding the text, not to guar- antee operation.
  • Page 112 HARDWARE MANUAL F940GOT-SWD-E/LWD-E HEAD OFFICE: HIMEJI WORKS: 840, CHIYODA CHO, HIMEJI, JAPAN JY992D77901D (MEE0002) MITSUBISHI DENKI BLDG MARUNOUCHI TOKYO 100-8310 TELEX: J24532 CABLE MELCO TOKYO Effective FEB. 2000 Specification are subject to change without notice.

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  • sgarber Mar 19, 2015 12:28:
    I cannot seem to use the new controller​. It does not accept new sizes or in Fractions. The majority of our cutting is in fractions. I need some help with this.