(3) Extend interface display BOX
The name of the unit installed in the extend interface is displayed.
(Displays [None] when any unit is not mounted.)
For details of each uint, refer to the following.
7.1 Communication Unit
USB interface (Standard interface)
(4) Channel number specification menu BOX
Set channel No. to use with standard interface or extend interface.
Refer to this section (5) for driver that can be assigned to each channel.
: Set when the communication interface is not used.
1 to 4 : Set when connecting to a controller.
(Except bar code reader, RFID controller and PC)
: Set when connecting to a bar code reader, a RFID controller or a PC.
A bar code reader cannot be used with a RFID controller and a PC.
Connect one of them.
: Set when connecting with PC (GT Designer2). (For USB and RS-232 interface, the
simultaneous setting is possible. However, when either interface is during
communication, communication is not possible for another interface.)
: Set when using the function that uses the gateway function (when connection types
except the Ethernet connection is used for connecting to controllers), MES interface
function, Ethernet download function, report function, hard copy (when printing),
video display, RGB display, RGB output, external I/O, operation panel function,
sound output, Multimedia, CF card unit or CF card extension unit.
• Fixed to 9 for the USB interface.
*1 Cannot be assigned with Ethernet I/F Assignment.
(5) Driver display BOX
The name of communication driver assigned to the channels or the driver set with the
Communication Setting of GT Designer2 is displayed.
For details of drivers to be displayed, refer to the following manual.
GT Designer2 Version
Display [None] in the driver display BOX in case of the followings.
• The communication driver is not installed. (
• In channel number specification menu BOX,  is set.
• The communication unit type and the communication driver are mutually not corresponding at
the extend interface side.
When set the channel number to , the communication driver [Host (PC)] is automatically
(6) Assign Ethernet I/F
The communication settings for the Ethernet connection can be made.
Ethernet I/F Assignment can assign up to four channels per interface.
Assign Ethernet I/F operation
GOT front face
Screen Design Manual (3.7 Communication Interface Setting
10.1.3 Communication setting contents
GOT rear face
13.3.1 OS information)
10.1 Communication Setting