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Digital-Analog Converter Module
User's Manual
-Q62DAN
-Q62DA
-Q64DAN
-Q64DA
-Q68DAVN
-Q68DAV
-Q68DAIN
-Q68DAI
-GX Configurator-DA (SW2D5C-QDAU-E)

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  • Page 1 Digital-Analog Converter Module User's Manual -Q62DAN -Q62DA -Q64DAN -Q64DA -Q68DAVN -Q68DAV -Q68DAIN -Q68DAI -GX Configurator-DA (SW2D5C-QDAU-E)
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

     SAFETY PRECAUTIONS  (Always read these precautions before using this equipment.) Before using this product, please read this manual and the relevant manuals introduced in this manual carefully and pay full attention to safety to handle the product correctly. The precautions given in this manual are concerned with this product only.
  • Page 4 [Installation Precautions] CAUTION  Use the programmable controller in an environment that meets the general specifications contained in the user's manual of the CPU module to use. Using this programmable controller in an environment outside the range of the general specifications may cause electric shock, fire, malfunction, and damage to or deterioration of the product.
  • Page 5 [Startup and Maintenance Precautions] CAUTION  Do not disassemble or modify the modules. Doing so could cause failure, malfunction injury or fire.  Be sure to shut off all phases of the external power supply used by the system before mounting or removing the module.
  • Page 6: Conditions Of Use For The Product

     CONDITIONS OF USE FOR THE PRODUCT  (1) Mitsubishi programmable controller ("the PRODUCT") shall be used in conditions; i) where any problem, fault or failure occurring in the PRODUCT, if any, shall not lead to any major or serious accident; and ii) where the backup and fail-safe function are systematically or automatically provided outside of the PRODUCT for the case of any problem, fault or failure occurring in the PRODUCT.
  • Page 7: Revisions

    REVISIONS The manual number is given on the bottom left of the back cover. Print Date Manual Number Revision Dec., 1999 SH (NA)-080054-A First printing Oct., 2000 SH (NA)-080054-B Add the contents of the function version B. Correction About the Generic Terms and Abbreviations, Section 2.1, Section 3.1.3, 3.3.1, 3.4, Section 4.3, Section 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.3.3, 6.5.1 Partial addition Section 1.1, Section 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.4.3,...
  • Page 8 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, Section 2.1, Section 3.1.1, Section 4.1, Section 6.2, 6.2.1 Nov., 2005 SH (NA)-080054-L Addition of Models Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN Correction SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, Conformation to the EMC Directive and Low Voltage Instruction, Product Structure, Section 2.1, Section 5.2.2, Section 6.2.2 Addition Appendix 1.4...
  • Page 9 The manual number is given on the bottom left of the back cover. Print Date Manual Number Revision Mar., 2006 SH (NA)-080054-M Correction SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, Conformation to the EMC Directive and Low Voltage Instruction, Section 2.1, 4.6, Appendix 2 Jan., 2007 SH (NA)-080054-N Correction Section 3.2.1, Section 3.4.2, Section 4.6...
  • Page 10 This manual confers no industrial property rights or any rights of any other kind, nor does it confer any patent licenses. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation cannot be held responsible for any problems involving industrial property rights which may occur as a result of using the contents noted in this manual.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the Mitsubishi Electric MELSEC-Q series programmable controllers. Before using the product, please read this manual carefully to develop full familiarity with the functions and performance of the Q series programmable controllers to ensure correct use.
  • Page 12 3.4.12 Mode switching setting (buffer memory address 158, 159: Un\G158, Un\G159) ....3-31 3.4.13 Pass data classification setting (buffer memory address 200: Un\G200) (Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q62DA, and Q64DA only) ............. 3-32 3.4.14 Industrial shipment settings and User range settings Offset/gain value (buffer memory address 202 to 233: Un\G202 to Un\G233) ..........
  • Page 13 B or later ..............App- 3 Appendix 1.4 Precautions for replacing the Q62DA/Q64DA/Q68DAV/Q68DAI with Q62DAN/Q64DAN/Q68DAVN/Q68DAIN..............App- 4 Appendix 2 Dedicated Instruction List and Available Devices .............. App- 5 Appendix 2.1 G(P).OFFGAN ......................App- 6 Appendix 2.2 G(P).OGLOAD ......................
  • Page 14: About Manuals

    COMPLIANCE WITH THE EMC AND LOW VOLTAGE DIRECTIVES (1) For programmable controller system To ensure that Mitsubishi Electric programmable controllers maintain EMC and Low Voltage Directives when incorporated into other machinery or equipment, certain measures may be necessary. Please refer to one of the following manuals.
  • Page 15: About The Generic Terms And Abbreviations

    ABOUT THE GENERIC TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS Unless otherwise specified, this manual uses the following generic terms and abbreviations. Abbreviation/general terms Description of the abbreviation/general terms Generic term for Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN, Q62DA, Q64DA, Q68DAV, D/A converter module Q68DAI. ® DOS/V personal computer IBM PC/AT or compatible computer with DOS/V.
  • Page 16: Product Structure

    The product structure of this product is given in the table below. Model code Product name Quantity Q62DAN Q62DAN Model Digital-Analog Converter module Q64DAN Q64DAN Model Digital-Analog Converter module Q68DAVN Model Digital-Analog Converter module Q68DAVN FG terminal L-Shaped metal fitting...
  • Page 17 MEMO A - 15 A - 15...
  • Page 18: Overview

    Q68DAV and Q68DAI are collectively referred to as the D/A (Digital-Analog) converter modules. 1.1 Features (1) Available models • Q62DAN, Q62DA ..... 2 channels: Voltage or current output can be selected for each channel. • Q64DAN, Q64DA ..... 4 channels: Voltage or current output can be selected for each channel.
  • Page 19 1 OVERVIEW MELSEC-Q (8) Analog output HOLD/CLEAR function This function is set to either retain or clear the analog output value when the CPU module is in the STOP status or when a stop error occurs. (9) Easy settings with GX Configurator-DA The number of sequence programs can be reduced since GX Configurator-DA (sold separately) allows the D/A converter module settings on the screen.
  • Page 20: Functions Added To Function Version B And Later

    1 OVERVIEW MELSEC-Q 1.2 Functions Added to Function Version B and Later (1) Functions added to function version B D/A converter module The functions added by the function version B D/A converter module are listed below. Item Function overview Reference section Compatible with a Multiple CPU system.
  • Page 21: System Configuration

    SYSTEM CONFIGURATION MELSEC-Q 2 SYSTEM CONFIGURATION This chapter explains the system configuration of the D/A converter module. 2.1 Applicable Systems This section describes the applicable systems. (1) Applicable modules and base units, and No. of modules When mounted with a CPU module For the applicable modules, the number of modules, and base units applicable to the D/A converter module, refer to the user’s manual for the CPU module used.
  • Page 22 SYSTEM CONFIGURATION MELSEC-Q Supported software packages The relationship between the system including the D/A converter module and the software package is shown in the following table. GX Developer or GX Works2 is necessary when using the D/A converter module. Software Version GX Configurator-DA GX Developer GX Works2...
  • Page 23 When using the Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN, Q68DAV or Q68DAI, use SW0D5C-QDAU-E 60G or later. 2: The Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q68DAVN and Q68DAIN can be selected for GX Configurator-DA Version 2.03D or later. To use the software package of an earlier version, select a model name from which suffix "N"...
  • Page 24: Precautions On System Configuration

    SYSTEM CONFIGURATION MELSEC-Q 2.2 Precautions on System Configuration Using D/A converter module with Redundant CPU Dedicated instruction The dedicated instruction cannot be used. GX Configurator-DA GX Configurator-DA cannot be used when accessing the Redundant CPU via an intelligent function module on an extension base unit from GX Developer.
  • Page 25: Checking Function Version, Serial Number, And Software Version

    SYSTEM CONFIGURATION MELSEC-Q 2.3 Checking Function Version, Serial Number, and Software Version This section describes how to check the function version of the D/A converter module and the GX Configuration-DA software version. (1) Checking the function version and serial number of the D/A converter module The serial number and function version of the D/A converter module are described in the rating plate, on the front part of the module, or displayed in the...
  • Page 26 SYSTEM CONFIGURATION MELSEC-Q (b) Checking on the front of the module The serial number and function version on the rating plate is shown on the front (at the bottom) of the module. (c) Checking on the System monitor dialog box (Product Information List) To display the system monitor, select [Diagnostics] [System monitor] and click the Product Information List...
  • Page 27 SYSTEM CONFIGURATION MELSEC-Q POINT The serial number displayed on the Product information list dialog box of GX Developer may differ from that on the rating plate and on the front of the module. • The serial number on the rating plate and front part of the module indicates the management information of the product.
  • Page 28: Specifications

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3 SPECIFICATIONS 3.1 Performance Specifications 3.1.1 Performance specifications list Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN Table 3.1 Performance specifications list Model name Q62DAN Q64DAN Q68DAVN Q68DAIN Item Number of analog input channels 2 channels 4 channels 8 channels 16-bit signed binary (normal resolution mode: -4096 to 4095,...
  • Page 29 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q REMARK Refer to the user's manual for the CPU module being used for the general specifications for the D/A converter module. Q62DA, Q64DA, Q68DAV, and Q68DAI Table 3.2 Performance specifications list Model name Q62DA Q64DA Q68DAV Q68DAI Item Number of analog input channels 2 channels...
  • Page 30: I/o Conversion Characteristics

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 1 When the voltage of the external power supply is less than 22.85V DC, the analog output current and the external load resistance value are as follows. External power supply 22.85V to 28.8V 18.5 17.3 20.4V 16.5 (mA) External load resistance value( ) REMARK...
  • Page 31 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Voltage output characteristic Voltage output characteristic in normal resolution mode Figure 3.1 shows a graph of the voltage output characteristic in normal resolution mode. -4096 -4000 -2000 2000 4000 4095 Digital input value Maximum Number Output range setting Offset value Gain value Digital input value resolution...
  • Page 32 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Voltage output characteristic in high resolution mode Figure 3.2 shows a graph of the voltage output characteristic in high resolution mode. -16384 -16000 -8000 8000 12000 16000 16383 12287 Digital input value Maximum Number Output range setting Offset value Gain value Digital input value resolution...
  • Page 33 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q POINT Set within the digital input range and analog output range for each output range. If these ranges are exceeded, the maximum resolution and accuracy may not fall within the performance specifications. (Avoid using the dotted line area shown in Figures 3.1 and 3.2.) Set the offset/gain values for the user setting range 1 within a range in...
  • Page 34 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Current output characteristic Current output characteristic in normal resolution mode Figure 3.3 shows a graph of the current output characteristic in normal resolution mode. 2000 4000 4095 Digital input value Maximum Number Output range setting Offset value Gain value Digital input value resolution...
  • Page 35 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Current output characteristic in high resolution mode Figure 3.4 shows a graph of the current output characteristic in high resolution mode. Maximum Number Output range setting Offset value Gain value Digital input value resolution 1.66 4 to 20 mA 4 mA 20 mA 0 to 12000...
  • Page 36 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q POINT Set within the digital input range and analog output range for each output range. If these ranges are exceeded, the maximum resolution and accuracy may not fall within the performance specifications. (Avoid using the dotted line area shown in Figures 3.3 and 3.4.) Set the offset/gain values for the user setting range 1 within a range in...
  • Page 37: Accuracy

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.1.3 Accuracy Accuracy is represented with respect to the maximum analog output value. Accuracy does not change and remains within the range listed in the performance specification even if the output characteristic is changed by changing offset/gain settings, output range and resolution mode.
  • Page 38: D/a Converter Module Function

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.2 D/A Converter Module Function Table 3.3 shows the function of the D/A converter modules. Table 3.3 Function list Item Function Reference section (1) Specifies whether to enable or disable the D/A conversion for each channel. D/A conversion enable/disable (2) By disabling the D/A conversion for the channels that are not used, the conversion speed can Section 3.4.4 be shortened.
  • Page 39: Analog Output Hold/clear Function

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.2.2 Analog output HOLD/CLEAR function For the case where the programmable controller CPU is placed in STOP or in a stop error status, whether to hold (HOLD) or clear (CLEAR) the analog output value can be set. Set the HOLD/CLEAR in "Switch 3"...
  • Page 40 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q POINT The following conditions should be satisfied when the analog output HOLD/CLEAR function is used on a MELSECNET/H remote I/O station. • The master module of function version D or later and the remote I/O module of function version D or later are required.
  • Page 41: Analog Output Test During Programmable Controller Cpu Stop

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.2.3 Analog output test during programmable controller CPU STOP During the programmable controller CPU STOP, an analog output test as shown in Table 3.5 can be performed. The analog output test performs the following operations in GX Developer device testing or GX configurator-DA selection testing described in Section 5.6.1.
  • Page 42: I/o Signals For The Programmable Controller Cpu

    If these are turned on/off by the sequence program, the functioning of the D/A converter module cannot be guaranteed. 2 For the Q62DAN and Q62DA, Y3 to Y8 Use prohibited. For the Q64DAN and Q64DA, Y5 to Y8 Use prohibited.
  • Page 43: Details Of I/o Signals

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.3.2 Details of I/O signals I/O signals for the D/A converter module are explained in detail below. Input signals Device No. Signal name Description (1) When the programmable controller CPU is powered on or reset, this signal turns on once the preparation for D/A conversion has been completed, and D/A conversion processing is then performed.
  • Page 44 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Device No. Signal name Description [In offset/gain setting mode] (1) This is used as an interlock condition for setting User range writing request (YA) to on/off when registering the value after adjustment of the offset/gain settings have been completed.
  • Page 45 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Device No. Signal name Description (1) This is used as an interlock condition for setting Set value change request (YC) to on/off when adjusting the offset/gain settings. (2) Refer to Section 4.6 regarding the offset and gain settings. Performed by the D/A converter module Set value change Performed by the sequence program...
  • Page 46 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Output signals Device No. Signal name Description (1) Specifies whether to output the D/A converted value or offset value for each channel. Output Y1 to Y8 on: D/A converted value off: Offset value enable/disable flag (2) The D/A conversion speed is constant regardless of whether the output enable/disable flag is on or off.
  • Page 47: Buffer Memory

    The explanation in Section 3.4.5 and later is based on the Q68DAVN/Q68DAIN/Q68DAV/Q68DAI in 8-channel analog output (CH1 to CH8). 3.4.1 Buffer memory assignment (Q62DAN/Q62DA) This section describes the assignment of the Q62DAN/Q62DA buffer memory. POINT Do not write data from System area or sequence program to the buffer memory area where writing is disabled.
  • Page 48 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Table 3.7 Buffer memory assignment (Q62DAN/Q62DA) (2/2) Address Reference Default Read/write Description section Hexadecimal Decimal Pass data classification setting Section 3.4.13 System area — — — CH1 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH1 Industrial shipment settings gain value...
  • Page 49: Buffer Memory Assignment (q64dan/q64da)

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.4.2 Buffer memory assignment (Q64DAN/Q64DA) This section describes the assignment of the Q64DAN/Q64DA buffer memory. POINT Do not write data from System area or sequence program to the buffer memory area where writing is disabled. Doing so may cause malfunction. Table 3.8 Buffer memory assignment (Q64DAN/Q64DA) (1/2) Address Reference...
  • Page 50 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Table 3.8 Buffer memory assignment (Q64DAN/Q64DA) (2/2) Address Reference Description Default Read/write section Hexadecimal Decimal Pass data classification setting Section 3.4.13 System area — — — CH1 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH1 Industrial shipment settings gain value CH2 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH2 Industrial shipment settings gain value CH3 Industrial shipment settings offset value...
  • Page 51: Buffer Memory Assignment (q68davn/q68dav)

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.4.3 Buffer memory assignment (Q68DAVN/Q68DAV) This section describes the assignment of the Q68DAVN/Q68DAV buffer memory. POINT Do not write data from System area or sequence program to the buffer memory area where writing is disabled. Doing so may cause malfunction. Table 3.9 Buffer memory assignment (Q68DAVN/Q68DAV) (1/2) Address Reference...
  • Page 52 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Table 3.9 Buffer memory assignment (Q68DAVN/Q68DAV) (2/2) Address Reference Description Default Read/write section Hexadecimal Decimal System area — — — Mode switching setting Section 3.4.12 System area — — — CH1 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH1 Industrial shipment settings gain value CH2 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH2 Industrial shipment settings gain value CH3 Industrial shipment settings offset value...
  • Page 53: Buffer Memory Assignment (q68dain/q68dai)

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.4.4 Buffer memory assignment (Q68DAIN/Q68DAI) The following explains based on the Q68DAIN/Q68DAI with 8-channel analog output (CH1 to CH8). POINT Do not write data from System area or sequence program to the buffer memory area where writing is disabled. Doing so may cause malfunction. Table 3.10 Buffer memory assignment (Q68DAIN/Q68DAI) (1/2) Address Reference...
  • Page 54 3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q Table 3.10 Buffer memory assignment (Q68DAIN/Q68DAI) (2/2) Address Reference Description Default Read/write section Hexadecimal Decimal System area — — — Mode switching setting Section 3.4.12 System area — — — CH1 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH1 Industrial shipment settings gain value CH2 Industrial shipment settings offset value CH2 Industrial shipment settings gain value CH3 Industrial shipment settings offset value...
  • Page 55: D/a Conversion Enable/disable (buffer Memory Address 0: Un\g0)

    D/A conversion enable/disable. (Refer to Section 3.3.2.) By default, all channels are set to D/A conversion disabled. When the Q62DAN and Q62DA are used, b2 to b7 (CH3 to CH8) become invalid. When the Q64DAN and Q64DA are used, b4 to b7 (CH5 to CH8) become invalid.
  • Page 56: Set Value Check Code (buffer Memory Address 11 To 18: Un\g11 To Un\g18)

    18), set Error clear request (YF) to on after rewriting the digital value so that it is within the valid range. For the Q62DAN and Q62DA, Un\G13 to Un\G18 (CH3 to CH8) become invalid. For the Q64DAN and Q64DA, Un\G15 to Un\G18 (CH5 to CH8) become invalid.
  • Page 57: Setting Range (buffer Memory Address 20, 21: Un\g20, Un\g21)

    Settings for channels 1 to 4 are stored in Un\G20. Settings for channels 5 to 8 are stored in Un\G21. For the Q62DAN and Q62DA, b8 to b15 (CH3 and 4 information) for Un\G20 and Un\G21 (information of CH5 to CH8) are invalid.
  • Page 58: Offset/gain Adjustment Value Specification (buffer Memory Address 24: Un\g24)

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.4.11 Offset/gain adjustment value specification (buffer memory address 24: Un\G24) This area is used to set the amount of adjustment for analog output values in the offset/gain setting mode. The valid input range is from –3000 to 3000. When the input value is 1000, the analog output values can be adjusted by about 0.33 V for voltage output and about 0.65 mA for current output.
  • Page 59: Pass Data Classification Setting (buffer Memory Address 200: Un\g200)

    CH4 CH3 CH2 CH1 Q62DAN, Q62DA: Data in b2 to b15 are fixed to 0. 1: Current specified Q64DAN, Q64DA: Data in b4 to b15 are fixed to 0.
  • Page 60: Industrial Shipment Settings And User Range Settings Offset/gain Value

    3 SPECIFICATIONS MELSEC-Q 3.4.14 Industrial shipment settings and User range settings Offset/gain value (buffer memory address 202 to 233: Un\G202 to Un\G233) Areas used to restore the user range settings offset/gain values when online module change is made. Refer to chapter 7 for details of online module change. When the offset/gain values of the user range setting are restored, the used data are stored.
  • Page 61: Setup And Procedures Before Operation

    4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION 4.1 Handling Precautions (1) Do not drop the module case or subject it to heavy impact. (2) Do not remove the PCB of the module from its case. Doing so may cause the module to fail.
  • Page 62 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q 4.2 Setup and Procedures before Operation Start Module mounting Mount the D/A converter module in the specified slot. Wiring Wire external devices to the D/A converter module. Intelligent functional module switch settings Perform settings using GX Developer (Refer to Section 4.5).
  • Page 63: Part Identification Nomenclature

    This section explains each part name of the D/A converter module, providing examples of the Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q68DAVN, and Q68DAIN. The differences between the Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q68DAVN, and Q68DAIN, also, Q62DA, Q64DA, Q68DAV, and Q68DAI are model names, external dimensions, and serial number plates.
  • Page 64 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q Number Name and appearance Description RUN LED Displays the operating status of the D/A converter module. : Normal operation Flashing : During offset/gain setting mode : 5V power switched off, watchdog timer error occurred, or online module change enabled ERROR LED Displays the error status of the D/A converter module.
  • Page 65 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q Signal name Terminal number Q62DAN, Q62DA Q64DAN, Q64DA Q68DAVN, Q68DAV Q68DAIN, Q68DAI Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant Vacant 4 - 5 4 - 5...
  • Page 66: Wiring

    4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q 4.4 Wiring The wiring precautions and examples of module connection are provided below. 4.4.1 Wiring precautions In order to optimize the functions of the D/A converter module and ensure system reliability, external wiring that is protected from noise is required. Please observe the following precautions for external wiring: (1) Use separate cables for the AC control circuit and the external input signals of the D/A converter module to avoid the influence of the AC side surges and inductions.
  • Page 67: External Wiring

    MELSEC-Q 4.4.2 External wiring (1) For voltage output of the Q62DAN, Q64DAN, or Q68DAVN 1 Use a twisted two core shielded wire for the power wire. 2 If there is noise or ripples in the external wiring, connect a 0.1 to 0.47 F 25V capacitor between the V+ terminal and COM.
  • Page 68 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q (3) For voltage output of the Q62DAN, Q64DAN, or Q68DAVN 1 Use a twisted two core shielded wire for the power wire. 2 If there is noise or ripples in the external wiring, connect a 0.1 to 0.47 F 25V capacitor between the V+ terminal and COM.
  • Page 69: Switch Setting For Intelligent Function Module

    Output range setting – 10 to 10 V (CH5 to CH8) Switch 2 User range setting CH8CH7CH6CH5 HOLD/CLEAR function setting For the Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q62DA and Q64DA : CLEAR to F (numeric CH4CH3CH2CH1 value other than 0 : HOLD Switch 3...
  • Page 70 , the output operating ranges will be 1 to 5 V. • Q68DAIN, Q68DAI........0 (2) For the Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q62DA and Q64DA, leave the switch 2 vacant. (3) For the Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN, Q68DAV and Q68DAI, the switch 3 will set in binary.
  • Page 71 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q (2) Operating procedure Start the settings with GX Developer I/O assignment setting dialog box. (a) I/O assignment setting dialog box Set the following for the slot in which the D/A converter module is mounted. The type setting is required;...
  • Page 72 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q (b) Switch setting for intelligent function module screen Click on [Switch setting] on the I/O assignment setting to display the dialog box shown at the left, then set switches 1 to 5. The switches can easily be set if values are entered in hexadecimal. Change the entry format to hexadecimal and then enter the values.
  • Page 73: Offset/gain Settings

    4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q 4.6 Offset/Gain Settings When the user range setting is used, perform the offset and gain settings according to the following procedure. When the industrial shipment setting is used, offset/gain setting is not necessary. If the utility package is installed, perform the offset/gain settings according to the procedure described in Section 5.6.2.
  • Page 74 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q 1 The mode switching (normal mode to offset/gain setting mode to normal mode) method is given below. • Dedicated instruction (G(P).OFFGAN) ..Refer to Section 4.6 (2), (a) • Setting made to mode switching setting (buffer memory address 158, 159: Un\G158, Un\G159) and turning Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on ................
  • Page 75 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q (2) Program examples The program in the dotted area of (a) is common to (a), (b) and (c). In this example, the I/O signals for the D/A converter module are X/Y0 to X/YF. •...
  • Page 76 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q (a) When switching the mode using the dedicated instruction (G(P).OFFGAN) The following sample program switches to the offset/gain setting mode with the dedicated instruction (G(P).OFFGAN), changes the channel where offset/gain setting will be made, adjusts the offset/gain values, and writes the offset/gain values to the D/A converter module.
  • Page 77 4 SETUP AND PROCEDURES BEFORE OPERATION MELSEC-Q (b) When switching the mode to the setting of Mode switching setting (buffer memory address 158, 159: Un\G158, Un\G159) and Operating condition setting request (Y9). POINT When running this program together with the normal-mode A/D conversion program (shown in Section 6.4.2), use 1 of this program as the initial setting program.
  • Page 78: Utility Package (gx Configurator-da)

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) 5.1 Utility Package Functions Table 5.1 shows an overview of the utility package functions. Table 5.1 Utility package (GX Configurator-DA) function list Item Description Reference section (1) Sets D/A conversion enable/disable. (2) The data for which initial setting has been completed is registered in Initial Setting the parameters for the programmable controller CPU, and...
  • Page 79: Installing And Uninstalling The Utility Package

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.2 Installing and Uninstalling the Utility Package For how to install or uninstall the utility package, refer to "Method of installing the MELSOFT Series" included in the utility package. 5.2.1 Handling precautions The following explains the precautions on using the GX Configurator-DA. (1) For safety Since GX Configurator-DA is add-in software for GX Developer, read "Safety Precautions"...
  • Page 80 The number of parameters that can be set for one module in GX Configurator-DA is as shown below. Target module Initial setting Auto refresh setting Q62DAN/Q62DA 1 (Fixed) 5 (Max.) Q64DAN/Q64DA 1 (Fixed) 9 (Max.)
  • Page 81 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q This one row is counted as one setting. Blank rows are not counted. Count up all the setting items on this screen, and add the total to the number of settings for other intelligent function modules to get a grand total.
  • Page 82: Operating Environment

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.2.2 Operating environment This section explains the operating environment of the personal computer that runs GX Configurator-DA. Item Description Installation (Add-in) target Add-in to GX Developer Version 4 (English version) or later Computer Personal computer running the operating systems listed below Refer to "Operating system and performance required for personal computer"...
  • Page 83 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q Operating system and performance required for personal computer Performance required for personal computer Operating system Memory Windows Pentium 133MHz or more 32MB or more Windows Pentium 133MHz or more 32MB or more Windows Pentium 150MHz or more 32MB or more Windows NT...
  • Page 84: Utility Package Operation

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.3 Utility Package Operation 5.3.1 Common utility package operations (1) Control keys Special keys that can be used for operation of the utility package and their applications are shown in the table below. Application Cancels the current entry in a cell.
  • Page 85 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (2) Data created with the utility package The following data or files that are created with the utility package can be also handled in GX Developer. Figure 5.1 shows respective data or files are handled in which operation.
  • Page 86 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (b) Text files A text file can be created by clicking the Make text file button on the Initial setting, Auto refresh setting, or Monitor/Test window. The text files can be utilized to create user documents. GX Developer/ GX Configurator-DA Disk...
  • Page 87: Operation Overview

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.3.2 Operation overview GX Developer screen [Tools] [Intelligent function utility] [Start] Screen for selecting a target intelligent function module Refer to Section 5.3.3. Enter "Start I/O No.", and select "Module type" and "Module model name". Initial setting Auto refresh Auto refresh setting screen...
  • Page 88 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q [Online] [Monitor/Test] <<FB support parameter>> tab FB conversion Selecting monitor/test module screen FB conversion screen Refer to Section 5.7. Select a module to be monitored/tested. Monitor/Test Refer to Section 5.6. 5 - 11 5 - 11...
  • Page 89: Starting The Intelligent Function Module Utility

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.3.3 Starting the Intelligent function module utility [Operating procedure] Intelligent function module utility is started from GX Developer. [Tools] [Intelligent function utility] [Start] [Setting window] Display when the <<FB support parameter>> tab is selected. [Explanation of items] (1) Activation of other windows Following windows can be displayed from the intelligent function module utility.
  • Page 90 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q POINT The <<FB support parameter>> tab is displayed when the project which is being edited is a label project. (2) Command buttons Common operations to the <<Intelligent function module parameter>> tab and <<FB support parameter>> tab Deletes the initial setting and auto refresh setting of the selected Delete module.
  • Page 91 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q POINT (1) Saving intelligent function module parameters in a file Since intelligent function module parameters cannot be saved in a file by the project saving operation of GX Developer, save them on the shown module selection dialog box for intelligent function module parameter setting.
  • Page 92: Initial Setting

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.4 Initial Setting [Purpose] Set D/A conversion enable/disable with an initial setting parameter. Setting parameters in the Initial setting window can omit parameter settings with sequence program. [Operating procedure] "Start I/O No. " "Module type" "Module model name"...
  • Page 93 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q POINT Initial settings are stored in an intelligent function module parameter file. After being written to the CPU module, the initial setting is made effective by either (1) or (2). (1) Cycle the RUN/STOP switch of the CPU module: STOP STOP RUN.
  • Page 94: Auto Refresh Setting

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.5 Auto Refresh Setting [Purpose] Configure the D/A converter module's buffer memory for automatic refresh. [Operating procedure] "Start I/O No. " "Module type" "Module model name" Auto refresh 1 Enter the start I/O No. in hexadecimal. [Setting window] [Items] (1) Contents of the window display...
  • Page 95 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (2) Command button Make text file Creates a file containing the data in text file format window. End setup Saves the set data and ends the operation. Cancel Cancels the setting and ends the operation. POINT The auto refresh settings are stored in an intelligent function module parameter file.
  • Page 96: Monitor/test

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.6 Monitor/Test 5.6.1 Monitor/test screen [Purpose] Start buffer memory monitoring/testing and I/O signal monitoring/testing, operating condition setting, offset/gain settings (refer to Section 5.6.2, 5.6.3), pass data (refer to Section 5.6.5, 5.6.6) from this window. [Operating procedure] Select monitor/test module window "Start I/O No.
  • Page 97 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q Pass data Operating setting Offset/gain setting Conversion characteristic 5 - 20 5 - 20...
  • Page 98 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q [Explanation of items] (1) Items Setting item : Displays buffer memory names. Current value : Monitors the present buffer memory values. Setting value : Enter or select values to be written into the buffer memory for test operation.
  • Page 99 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (3) Examples of "Selection test" The following explains the case of forcing on CH1 Output enable/disable flag (Y1). (a) Click the Operating condition setting button in the Monitor/Test window. (b) Change the setting value field for "Y01: CH1 Output enable/disable flag" to "ON: enable".
  • Page 100: Offset/gain Setting Operation (function Version C Or Later)

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.6.2 Offset/gain setting operation (Function version C or later) Perform the offset/gain setting operation in the following sequence. (1) Switch to the offset/gain setting dialog box Perform the operation in Section 5.6.1 to display the offset/gain setting dialog box.
  • Page 101 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (5) Fine adjustment of voltage output or current output By clicking the + button or - button, the value of voltage output or current output for the prepared adjustment value is finely adjusted. (6) Write settings into module Write the content set up by operations (2) to (5) into module by clicking the Registration button.
  • Page 102: Offset/gain Setting Operation (function Version B Or Earlier)

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.6.3 Offset/gain setting operation (Function version B or earlier) Perform the offset/gain setting operation in the following sequence. (1) Switch to the offset/gain setting mode Change switch 4 for intelligent function module switch setting to the offset/gain setting mode (Refer to Section 4.5).
  • Page 103 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (3) Specify a channel Specify the target channel of offset setting or gain setting on the channel No. combo box. (4) Specify offset/gain setting Specify either offset setting or gain setting on the channel specified on the channel No.
  • Page 104: Confirmation Of Conversion Characteristic

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.6.4 Confirmation of Conversion Characteristic [Purpose] The converted value of digital-analog conversion can be confirmed according to the tilt of the graph, based on the offset/gain setting. [Operating procedure] Monitor/Test window Offset/gain setting Conversion characteristic [Setting screen] [Explanation of items] (1) Items...
  • Page 105 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q Analog/Digital conversion: Select a conversion type shown below for confirming the correspondence between an analog value and a digital value caused by the conversion characteristic.  Digital Analog  Analog Digital Analog value: <When converted to a digital value> Enter an analog value to be converted to a digital value <When converted to an analog value>...
  • Page 106: Pass Data (q62dan/q64dan/q62da/q64da)

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.6.5 Pass data (Q62DAN/Q64DAN/Q62DA/Q64DA) Perform operation in the following sequence to save/restore the user range. (1) Switch to the pass data window Perform the operation in Section 5.6.1 to display the Pass data window.
  • Page 107 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q (3) User range restoration (a) Set "Voltage specified" or "Current specified" in the Setting value field of Pass data classification setting, and click the Execute test button. When the setting is completed, the set data is displayed in the Current value field of CH Pass data classification setting.
  • Page 108: Pass Data (q68davn/q68dain/q68dav/q68dai)

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.6.6 Pass data (Q68DAVN/Q68DAIN/Q68DAV/Q68DAI) Perform operation in the following sequence to save/restore the user range. (1) Switch to the Pass data window Perform the operation in Section 5.6.1 to display the pass data window. (2) User range saving (a) Change the Setting value field of Pass data read request to "Request", and click the Execute test button.
  • Page 109: Fb Conversion Of Initial Setting/auto Refresh Setting

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.7 FB Conversion of Initial Setting/Auto Refresh Setting [Purpose] FB is generated automatically from the intelligent function module parameter (initial setting/auto refresh setting). [Operating procedure] Intelligent Function Module Parameter Setting Module Selection dialog box <<FB Support Parameter>>...
  • Page 110: Usage Of Fb

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.8 Usage of FB This section describes the procedure for using FB with GX Developer. Refer to the "GX Developer Version 8 Operating Manual (Function Block)" for details. 5.8.1 Outline The procedure for creating FB is shown below. (1) Set up the intelligent function module parameter (initial setting/auto refresh setting).
  • Page 111 5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q POINT The initial setting/auto refresh setting of the intelligent function module can be performed by each of the following methods. (1) Set intelligent function parameters (Initial setting/Auto refresh setting) and write them to the programmable controller CPU. (2) Create an FB of the intelligent function module parameter (initial setting/auto refresh setting) and paste it to the sequence program.
  • Page 112: Paste An Fb To A Sequence Program

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.8.2 Paste an FB to a Sequence Program [Purpose of operation] Paste an FB in order to use it with a sequence program. [Operation procedure] Switch the <<Project>> tab into the <<FB>> tab on GX Developer, and drag & drop the FB to be used onto the sequence program.
  • Page 113: Convert (compile) A Sequence Program

    5 UTILITY PACKAGE (GX Configurator-DA) MELSEC-Q 5.8.3 Convert (Compile) a Sequence Program [Purpose of operation] Convert (compile) the sequence program to which an FB was pasted so that it can be executed. [Operation procedure] Click the [Convert] menu [Convert/Compile] menu of GX Developer. 5 - 36 5 - 36...
  • Page 114: Programming

    PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q 6 PROGRAMMING This chapter describes the programs of the D/A converter module. When applying any of the program examples introduced in this chapter to the actual system, verify the applicability and confirm that no problems will occur in the system control.
  • Page 115: Programming Example Using The Utility Package

    PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q 6.1.1 Programming example using the utility package Operating the utility package Initial setting (Refer to Section 5.4.) CH1, CH2 D/A conversion enable/disable setting .."Enable" Automatic refresh setting (Refer to Section 5.5.) CH1, CH2 Digital value .."D11, D12" Error code ......
  • Page 116 PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q (2) Programming example 6 - 3 6 - 3...
  • Page 117: Programming Example Without Using The Utility Package

    PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q 6.1.2 Programming example without using the utility package Programming example using the FROM/TO commands 6 - 4 6 - 4...
  • Page 118 PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q Programming example using the intelligent function module device (U \G ) 6 - 5 6 - 5...
  • Page 119: For Use On Remote I/o Network

    PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q 6.2 For Use on Remote I/O Network System configuration used in the program explanation System configuration Remote master station (Network No.1) Remote I/O station (Station No.1) Power Power supply supply module module X/Y100 X/Y110 X/Y120 X/Y10F X/Y11F X/Y12F Perform the following intelligent function module switch settings in advance.
  • Page 120: Programming Example Using The Utility Package

    PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q 6.2.1 Programming example using the utility package Operating GX Developer Network parameter setting • Network type : MNET/H (remote master) • Head I/O No. : 0000 • Network No. • Total number of (slave) stations : 1 • Mode : Online •...
  • Page 121 PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q Operating the utility package Initial setting (Refer to Section 5.4) CH1, CH2 D/A conversion enable/disable setting .."Enable" Auto refresh setting (Refer to Section 5.5) CH1, CH2 digital value ..........W11, W12 Error code ..............W113 Write of intelligent function module parameters (Refer to Section 5.3.3) The intelligent function module parameters are written to the remote I/O station.
  • Page 122 PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q Programming example POINT To write the intelligent function module parameters, set the target remote I/O station from [Online] - [Transfer setup] on GX Developer. They can be written by: • Directly connecting GX Developer to the remote I/O station. •...
  • Page 123: Programming Example Without Using The Utility Package

    PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q 6.2.2 Programming example without using the utility package Operation of GX Developer (Network parameter setting) • Network type : MNET/H (remote master) • Head I/O No. : 0000 • Network No. • Total number of (slave) stations • Mode : Online •...
  • Page 124 PROGRAMMING MELSEC-Q Programming example Remote I/O station operating status check Master station baton pass status check Master station data link status check Remote I/O station baton pass status check Remote I/O station data link status check Remote I/O station parameter communication status check Master module status check Initial setting...
  • Page 125: Online Module Change

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE When changing a module online, carefully read the QCPU User's Manual (Hardware Design, Maintenance and Inspection), Section 12.4.1 "Online module change". This chapter describes the specifications of an online module change. (1) Perform an online module change by operating GX Developer.
  • Page 126: Online Module Change Conditions

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.1 Online Module Change Conditions The CPU, MELSECNET/H remote I/O module, D/A converter module, GX Developer and base unit given below are needed to perform an online module change. (1) CPU The Process CPU and Redundant CPU are required. For precautions for multiple CPU system configuration, refer to the QCPU User’s Manual (Multiple CPU System).
  • Page 127: Online Module Change Operations

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.2 Online Module Change Operations The following gives the operations performed for an online module change. CPU operation : Executed : Not executed GX Configurator FROM/TO (Intelligent function module (User operation) Dedicated Device Initial operation) instruction Monitor/ refresh...
  • Page 128: Online Module Change Procedure

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.3 Online Module Change Procedure There are the following online module change procedures depending on whether the user range setting has been made or not, whether the initial setting of GX Configurator- DA has been made or not, and whether the other system exists or not. Range setting Initial setting Other system...
  • Page 129 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (2) Dismounting of module After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to enter the "Online module change" mode, double-click the module to be changed online to display the "Online module change" dialog box. Click the "Execution"...
  • Page 130 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (3) Mounting of new module Mount a new module to the same slot and install the terminal block. After mounting the module, click the [Execution] button and make sure that the "RUN" LED is lit. Module ready (X0) remains off. (4) Operation check To make an operation check, click the [Cancel] button to cancel control resumption.
  • Page 131 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Click the [Close] button to close the System monitor dialog box. Set digital values to CH Digital value (buffer memory address 1 to 8: Un\G1 to 8) and turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on. Turn on CH Output enable/disable flag (Y1, Y2) of the used channel to check whether proper conversion has been made or not.
  • Page 132 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (5) Resumption of control After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to display the "Online module change" dialog box again, click the [Execution] button to resume control. Module ready (X0) turns on. The "Online module change completed"...
  • Page 133: When Industrial Shipment Setting Is Used And Initial Setting Was Made With Sequence Program

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.3.2 When industrial shipment setting is used and initial setting was made with sequence program (1) Conversion disable Take the following steps to disable the conversion: Set D/A conversion enable/disable (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0) to All channel conversion disable (F Turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on to stop the conversion.
  • Page 134 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (2) Dismounting of module After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to enter the "Online module change" mode, double-click the module to be changed online to display the "Online module change" dialog box. Click the "Execution"...
  • Page 135 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (3) Mounting of new module Mount a new module to the same slot and install the terminal block. After mounting the module, click the [Execution] button and make sure that the "RUN" LED is lit. Module ready (X0) remains off. (4) Operation check To make an operation check, click the [Cancel] button to cancel control resumption.
  • Page 136 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Click the [Close] button to close the System monitor dialog box. Enable conversion using D/A conversion enable/disable setting (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0). Set digital values to CH Digital value (buffer memory address 1 to 8: Un\G1 to 8) and turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on.
  • Page 137 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (5) Resumption of control After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to display the "Online module change" dialog box again, click the [Execution] button to resume control. Module ready (X0) turns on. The "Online module change completed"...
  • Page 138: When User Range Setting Is Used And Initial Setting Was Made With Gx Configurator-da

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.3.3 When user range setting is used and initial setting was made with GX Configurator-DA (other system is available) (1) Conversion disable Take the following steps to disable the conversion: Set D/A conversion enable/disable (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0) to All channel conversion disable (F Turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on to stop the conversion.
  • Page 139 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (2) Dismounting of module After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to enter the "Online module change" mode, double-click the module to be changed online to display the "Online module change" dialog box. Click the "Execution"...
  • Page 140 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q After confirming that the "RUN" LED of the module has turned off, remove the terminal block and dismount the module. POINT Always dismount the module. If mounting confirmation is made without the module being dismounted, the module will not start properly and the "RUN" LED will not be lit.
  • Page 141 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (4) Operation check To make an operation check, click the [Cancel] button to cancel control resumption. Click the [OK] button to leave the "Online module change" mode. Click the [Close] button to close the System monitor dialog box. Set a digital value to CH Digital value (buffer memory address 1 to 8: Un\G1 to 8) and turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on.
  • Page 142 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (5) Resumption of control After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to display the "Online module change" dialog box again, click the [Execution] button to resume control. Module ready (X0) turns on. The "Online module change completed"...
  • Page 143: When User Range Setting Is Used And Initial Setting Was Made With Gx Configurator-da

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.3.4 When user range setting is used and initial setting was made with GX Configurator-DA (other system is unavailable) (1) Conversion disable On the Operating condition setting window of GX Configurator-DA, set "Disable" in the Setting value field of CH D/A conversion enable/disable setting, and click the [Execute test] button.
  • Page 144 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q After checking the indication in the current value field of CH conversion enable/disable setting is "Disable", change the setting value field of Operating condition setting request to "Setting request", and click the [Execute test] button to stop conversion. If the saved buffer memory contents are not yet prerecorded, record them in the following procedure.
  • Page 145 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (2) Dismounting of module After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to enter the "Online module change" mode, double-click the module to be changed online to display the "Online module change" dialog box. Click the "Execution"...
  • Page 146 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (3) Mounting of new module Mount a new module to the same slot and install the terminal block. After mounting the module, click the [Execution] button and make sure that the "RUN" LED is lit. Module ready (X0) remains off. (4) Operation check To make an operation check, click the [Cancel] button to cancel control resumption.
  • Page 147 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Click the [Close] button to close the System Monitor dialog box. On the pass data dialog box of GX Configurator-DA, set the prerecorded values and perform User range writing request. (Refer to Section 5.6.5 and 5.6.6.) Set digital values to CH Digital value (buffer memory address 1 to 8:...
  • Page 148 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (5) Resumption of control After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to display the "Online module change" dialog box again, click the [Execution] button to resume control. Module ready (X0) turns on. The "Online module change completed"...
  • Page 149: When User Range Setting Is Used And Initial Setting Was Made With Sequence Program

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.3.5 When user range setting is used and initial setting was made with sequence program (other system is available) (1) Conversion disable Take the following steps to disable the conversion: Set D/A conversion enable/disable (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0) to All channel conversion disable (F Turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on to stop the conversion.
  • Page 150 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (2) Dismounting of module After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to enter the "Online module change" mode, double-click the module to be changed online to display the "Online module change" dialog box. Click the "Execution"...
  • Page 151 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Mounting of new module Mount the dismounted module and new module to the other system. Using the G(P).OGLOAD instruction, save the user set values to the CPU device. Refer to Appendix 2.2 for the G(P).OGLOAD instruction. Using the G(P).OGSTOR instruction, restore the user set values to the module.
  • Page 152 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Click the [Close] button to close the System Monitor dialog box. Enable conversion using D/A conversion enable/disable (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0). Set CH Digital value to Digital value (buffer memory address 1 to 8: Un\G1 to 8) and turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on.
  • Page 153 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (5) Resumption of control After choosing [Diagnosis] - [Online module change] on GX Developer to display the "Online module change" dialog box again, click the [Execution] button to resume control. Module ready (X0) turns on. The "Online module change completed"...
  • Page 154: When User Range Setting Is Used And Initial Setting Was Made With Sequence Program

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q 7.3.6 When user range setting is used and initial setting was made with sequence program (other system is unavailable) (1) Conversion disable Take the following steps to disable the conversion: Set D/A conversion enable/disable (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0) to All channel conversion disable (F Turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on to stop the conversion.
  • Page 155 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q When the contents of buffer memory to be saved has not saved yet, record them in the following procedure. Perform Pass data classification setting (buffer memory address 200: Un\G200). Turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on. Compare the offset/gain values of CH Industrial shipment settings offset/gain value and User range settings offset/gain value (buffer...
  • Page 156 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Click the "Execution" button to enable a module change. If the following error dialog box appears, the user range cannot be saved. Click the "OK" button, and perform the operations described (2)(c) in this section and later. After confirming that the "RUN"...
  • Page 157 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Operation check To make an operation check, click the [Cancel] button to cancel control resumption. Click the [OK] button to leave the "Online module change" mode. Click the [Close] button to close the System monitor dialog box. Choose [Online] - [Debug] - [Device test] on GX Developer and set the prerecorded values to the buffer memory.
  • Page 158 7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q Enable conversion using D/A conversion enable/disable setting (buffer memory address 0: Un\G0). Set digital values to Digital value (buffer memory address 1 to 8: Un\G1 to 8) and turn Operating condition setting request (Y9) from off to on. Turn on Output enable/disable flag (Y1 and Y2) of the channel to used to check whether proper conversion has been made or not.
  • Page 159: Range Reference Table

    (1) Reference table for CH Industrial shipment settings offset/gain value (buffer memory address 202 to 233: Un\G202 to 233) (a) For the Q62DAN and Q62DA The reference values change depending on the setting of Pass data classification setting (buffer memory address 200: Un\G200).
  • Page 160: Precautions For Online Module Change

    7 ONLINE MODULE CHANGE MELSEC-Q (2) Reference table for User range settings offset/gain values (buffer memory address 218 to 233: Un\G218 to 233) Example: When the offset value and gain value of channel 1 are 1V and 5V respectively, in the Q68DAV, the reference value of CH1 User range settings offset value (buffer memory address 218: Un\G218) is approx.
  • Page 161: Troubleshooting

    8 TROUBLESHOOTING MELSEC-Q 8 TROUBLESHOOTING This chapter explains the types of errors that may occur when the D/A converter module is used, and how to troubleshoot such errors. 8.1 Error Code List If an error occurs in D/A converter module while writing to or reading data from the PLC CPU, the applicable error code is written to buffer memory address 19 (Un\G19).
  • Page 162: Troubleshooting

    8 TROUBLESHOOTING MELSEC-Q 8.2 Troubleshooting 8.2.1 When the "RUN" LED is flashing or turned off (1) When flashing Check item Corrective action Reset switch 4 of the intelligent function module setting for Is the mode set to the offset/gain setting mode? GX Developer to the normal mode (Refer to Section 4.5).
  • Page 163: When An Analog Output Value Is Not Output

    Verify that 24VDC voltage is being supplied to the external power supply terminals Is 24VDC external power supply being supplied? (Q62DAN, Q64DAN, Q62DA, Q64DA: terminal numbers 16, 17 Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN, Q68DAV, Q68DAI: terminal numbers 17, 18). Is there any fault with the analog signal lines...
  • Page 164: When Analog Output Value Is Not Held

    8 TROUBLESHOOTING MELSEC-Q 8.2.4 When analog output value is not held Check item Action to be taken Check the Switch 3 setting of the intelligent function Is the HOLD/CLEAR setting correct? module switch setting on GX Developer. Is the D/A converter module used on a Take corrective actions, referring to POINT (2) in MELSECNET/H remote I/O station? Section 3.2.2.
  • Page 165 8 TROUBLESHOOTING MELSEC-Q (3) H/W information (a) H/W LED information The LED status is displayed. LED name Status RUN LED 0000 : Indicates that LED is unlit. ERROR LED 0001 : Indicates that LED is lit (b) H/W SW information The status of the intelligent function module switch setting is displayed.
  • Page 166: Appendices

    APPENDICES MELSEC-Q APPENDICES Appendix 1 Function upgrade for the D/A converter module The D/A converter modules of function versions B and C have more functions than the conventional model (function version A). This section describes a comparison of functions of the D/A converter module based on the function additions, combinations with GX Configurator-DA software version and precautions when replacing the module.
  • Page 167: Appendix 1.2 Combinations Of D/a Converter Module Functions And Gx Configurator-da Software Versions

    APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Appendix 1.2 Combinations of D/A converter module functions and GX Configurator-DA software versions The following table indicates the D/A converter module functions and corresponding GX Configurator-DA software versions. Software version Function SW0D5C-QDAU-E SW0D5C-QDAU-E GX Configurator-DA GX Configurator-DA Version 1.10L to 1.15R Version 1.16S or later Normal resolution mode High resolution mode...
  • Page 168: Appendix 1.3 Precautions For Replacing The Module Of Function Version A With The One Of Function Version B Or Later

    APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Appendix 1.3 Precautions for replacing the module of function version A with the one of function version B or later Incorporation into an existing system You can use the wiring designed for function version A as-is to mount the D/A converter module of function version B or later.
  • Page 169: Appendix 1.4 Precautions For Replacing The Q62da/q64da/q68dav/q68dai With Q62dan/q64dan/q68davn/q68dain

    When replacing the module, verify this in the actual system configuration. Differences between the Q62DA/Q64DA/Q68DAV/Q68DAI and Q62DAN/Q64DAN/Q68DAVN/Q68DAIN The following shows the differences between the Q62DA/Q64DA/Q68DAV/ Q68DAI and Q62DAN/Q64DAN/Q68DAVN/Q68DAIN. These modules can be replaced without taking any specific attention except for the wiring precautions. Model...
  • Page 170: Appendix 2 Dedicated Instruction List And Available Devices

    APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Appendix 2 Dedicated Instruction List and Available Devices Dedicated instruction list The following table lists the dedicated instructions that can be used with the D/A converter modules. Instruction Description Reference section Switches to the offset/gain setting mode. G(P).OFFGAN Appendix 2.1 Switches to the normal mode.
  • Page 171: Appendix 2.1 G(p).offgan

    APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Appendix 2.1 G(P).OFFGAN Switches the mode of the D/A converter module. (Normal mode to offset/gain setting mode, offset/gain setting mode to normal mode) Usable devices Link direct device Setting Internal device Intelligent Constant File Index data (System, user) function module Other register...
  • Page 172 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Function Switches the mode of the D/A converter module. • Normal mode to offset/gain setting mode (Offset/gain setting mode flag (XA) turns on.) • Offset/gain setting mode to normal mode (Offset/gain setting mode flag (XA) turns off.) POINT (1) When the offset/gain setting mode is switched to the normal mode, Module ready (X0) turns from off to on.
  • Page 173: Appendix 2.2 G(p).ogload

    Device that is turned on 1 scan on completion of dedicated Within the range of the instruction processing. specified device (D) + 1 also turns on at an abnormal completion. Control data of the Q62DAN and Q62DA Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area —...
  • Page 174 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Control data of the Q64DAN and Q64DAA Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area — — — Stores the status when the instruction is complete. (S) + 1 Completion status — System : Normal completion Other than 0 : Abnormal completion Specify the voltage/current of the offset/gain values to be read.
  • Page 175 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Control data of the Q68DAVN and Q68DAV Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area — — — Stores the status when the instruction is complete. (S) + 1 Completion status — System : Normal completion Other than 0 : Abnormal completion (S) + 2 System area...
  • Page 176 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Control data of the Q68DAIN and Q68DAI Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area — — — Stores the status when the instruction is complete. (S) + 1 Completion status — System : Normal completion Other than 0 : Abnormal completion (S) + 2 System area...
  • Page 177 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Functions Reads the offset/gain values of the user range setting of the D/A converter module to the CPU. There are two types of interlock signals for the G(P).OGLOAD instruction: the completion device (D) and the status display device at completion (D) + Completion device Turns on in the END processing of the scan where the G(P).OGLOAD instruction is completed, and turns off in the next END processing.
  • Page 178: Appendix 2.3 G(p).ogstor

    1 When executing the G(P).OGLOAD instruction, specify the device designated in (S). Do not change the data read with the G(P).OGLOAD instruction. If it is changed, normal operation cannot be guaranteed. Control data of the Q62DAN and Q62DA Device Item...
  • Page 179 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Control data of the Q64DAN and Q64DA Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area — — — Stores the status when the instruction is complete. : Normal completion (S) + 1 Completion status — System Other than 0 : Abnormal completion (Error code) The value set to Pass data...
  • Page 180 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Control data of the Q68DAVN and Q68DAV Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area — — — Stores the status when the instruction is complete. : Normal completion (S) + 1 Completion status — System Other than 0 : Abnormal completion (Error code) (S) + 2...
  • Page 181 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Control data of the Q68DAIN and Q68DAI Device Item Setting data Setting range Set by System area — — — Stores the status when the instruction is complete. (S) + 1 Completion status — System : Normal completion Other than 0 : Abnormal completion (S) + 2 System area...
  • Page 182 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Functions Restores the offset/gain values of the user range setting stored in the CPU to the D/A converter module. There are two types of interlock signals for the G(P).OGSTOR instruction: the completion device (D) and the status display device at completion (D) + Completion device Turns on in the END processing of the scan where the G(P).OGSTOR instruction is completed, and turns off in the next END processing.
  • Page 183 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Program example The following program is designed to read the offset/gain values of the D/A converter module mounted in the position of I/O number X/Y0 to X/YF when M11 is turned on. Control data setting Offset/gain value restoration Dedicated instruction (GP.OGSTOR) Performs processing at abnormal completion...
  • Page 184: Appendix 3 External Dimensions

    APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Appendix 3 External Dimensions Q62DAN, Q64DAN Unit: mm Q68DAVN, Q68DAIN Unit: mm App - 19 App - 19...
  • Page 185 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q Q62DA, Q64DA Unit: mm Q68DAV, Q68DAI Unit: mm App - 20 App - 20...
  • Page 186 APPENDICES MELSEC-Q MEMO App - 21 App - 21...
  • Page 187 INDEX Function version ..........2-5 Absolute maximum output ....... 3-1, 3-2 Accuracy ..........3-1, 3-2, 3-10 Analog output ........... 3-1, 3-2 Gain value ............3-3 Analog output HOLD/CLEAR function ..3-12 G(P).OFFGAN ..........App-6 Analog output test during programmable controller G(P).OGLOAD ..........App-8 CPU STOP ............
  • Page 188 User range writing request ......3-19 Utility package ..........5-1 Offset value ............. 3-3 Offset/gain adjustment value specification ... 3-31 Offset/gain setting mode flag ......3-17 Voltage output characteristic ......3-4 Offset/gain setting mode ....... 3-30 Offset/gain settings........4-13 Online module change ........7-1 Weight ............
  • Page 189 WARRANTY...
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  • Page 192 SH(NA)-080054-U(1706)MEE MODEL: Q-D/A-U-S-E MODEL CODE: 13JR02 HEAD OFFICE : TOKYO BUILDING, 2-7-3 MARUNOUCHI, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-8310, JAPAN NAGOYA WORKS : 1-14 , YADA-MINAMI 5-CHOME , HIGASHI-KU, NAGOYA , JAPAN When exported from Japan, this manual does not require application to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for service transaction permission.

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