Using an Expansion adapter
When an expansion adapter is used, add expansion adapter to Module Information.
"Navigation window" [Parameter] [Module Information] "Right-click" [Add New Module]
After adding the expansion adapter, make settings on the screen displayed from the following operation.
"Navigation window" [Parameter] [Module Information] [ADP1(to ADP6)] [Module Parameter]
Each setting screen is the same as "Using the CPU module". (Page 27)
Contents of parameter setting
The MODBUS device allocation, Latch Setting, SM/SD storage area specification which are used for parameter setting of
MODBUS serial communication are as follows.
MODBUS device allocation
In the MODBUS device allocation, initial values are set for parameters. (Refer to Page 75 FX5 dedicated pattern)
Parameter contents can be changed with following screen of GX Works3.
<Detailed Setting> of "MODBUS Device Assigned" (Page 28) is double-clicked.
Allocation 1 to 16
Start MODBUS Device No.
Allocation of each MODBUS device can be set to 1 to 16.
Set the device type and head number of the device to be allocated.(For available devices, refer to Page 30 Available
Set the start MODBUS device number.
Set the number of allocation points.
6 COMMUNICATION SETTING
6.1 Setup Method for MODBUS Serial Communication