Mitsubishi Electric FX3U-232-BD User Manual

Mitsubishi Electric FX3U-232-BD User Manual

Melsec-f fx series programmable controllers data communication edition
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FX SERIES PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS
USER'S MANUAL
Data Communication Edition
  N:N Network
 Parallel Link
 Computer Link
 Inverter Communication
 Non-Protocol Communication
 Programming Communication
 Remote Maintenance
RS-232C Interface
FX
-232-BD
3U
FX
-232ADP(-MB)
3U
FX
-232-BD
3G
FX
-232-BD
2N
FX
-232ADP
2NC
RS-485 Interface
FX
-485-BD
3U
FX
-485ADP(-MB)
3U
FX
-485-BD
3G
FX
-485-BD-RJ
3G
FX
-485-BD
2N
RS-485/232C Converter
FX-485PC-IF
RS-422 Interface
FX
-422-BD
3U
FX
-422-BD
3G
USB Interface
FX
-USB-BD
3U
Ethernet
FX
-ENET-ADP
3U
FX
-232-BD
1N
FX
-232ADP
0N
FX-232ADP
FX
-232IF
2N
FX
-485ADP
2NC
FX
-485-BD
1N
FX
-485ADP
0N
FX-485ADP
FX
-422-BD
2N
FX
-422-BD
1N

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  • Page 1   N:N Network  Parallel Link  Computer Link  Inverter Communication  Non-Protocol Communication  Programming Communication  Remote Maintenance FX SERIES PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS USER'S MANUAL Data Communication Edition RS-232C Interface -232-BD -232-BD -232ADP(-MB) -232ADP -232-BD FX-232ADP -232-BD -232IF -232ADP RS-485 Interface...
  • Page 3 Safety Precaution (Read these precautions before use.) Before installation, operation, maintenance or inspection of this product, thoroughly read through and understand this manual and all of the associated manuals. Also, take care to handle the module properly and safely. This manual classifies the safety precautions into two categories: Indicates that incorrect handling may cause hazardous conditions, resulting in death or severe injury.
  • Page 4 • Do not disassemble or modify the PLC. Doing so may cause fire, equipment failures, or malfunctions. For repair, contact your local Mitsubishi Electric representative. • Turn off the power to the PLC before connecting or disconnecting any extension cable.
  • Page 5 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 6 • Since the examples within this manual, technical bulletin, catalog, etc. are used as reference; please use it after confirming the function and safety of the equipment and system. Mitsubishi Electric will not accept responsibility for actual use of the product based on these illustrative examples.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents Table of Contents SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ....................(1) A.Common Items 1. Introduction 1.1 Communication Types .........................A-1 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types................A-3 1.2.1 CC-Link Network ..........................A-3 1.2.2 Ethernet communication.......................A-6 1.2.3 N:N Network ..........................A-7 1.2.4 Parallel Link ..........................A-8 1.2.5 Computer Link ..........................A-9...
  • Page 8 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 3. Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series A-65 3.1 Setting Method ...........................A-65 3.2 Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) ..........A-67 3.2.1 Operating procedure........................A-67 3.2.2 Correspondence between parameter setting and each communication type......A-68 3.3 Communication Setting in Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) ............A-69 3.3.1 Operating procedure........................A-69 3.3.2 Correspondence between parameter setting and each communication type......A-71...
  • Page 9 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents B. N:N Network 1. Outline 1.1 Outline of System.........................B-3 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ......................B-4 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC ...................B-5 1.3.1 Applicable versions........................B-5 1.3.2 Version check ..........................B-5 1.3.3 How to look at the manufacturer's serial number .................B-5 1.3.4 Products whose production was stopped ..................B-5 1.4 Programming Tool Applicability....................B-6...
  • Page 10 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 7. Creating Programs B-33 7.1 Checking Contents of Related Devices..................B-33 7.2 Creating Programs for Master Station (Station No. 0) ...............B-35 7.3 Creating Programs for Slave Station (Station No. "n")...............B-38 7.4 Cautions on Program Creation....................B-40 8.
  • Page 11 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents C. Parallel Link 1. Outline 1.1 Outline of System........................C-3 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ..................... C-4 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC .................. C-5 1.3.1 Applicable versions........................C-5 1.3.2 Version check ..........................
  • Page 12 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 6. Test Run (Communication Test) C-35 6.1 Test Procedure.......................... C-35 6.2 Creating Programs for the Communication Test............... C-36 6.2.1 For FX (FX), FX , FX , FX , FX , FX , FX , FX...
  • Page 13 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents D. Computer Link 1. Outline 1.1 Outline of System........................D-3 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ..................... D-4 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC .................. D-5 1.3.1 Applicable versions........................D-5 1.3.2 Version check ..........................
  • Page 14 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 5. Communication Setting in FX Programmable Controller D-40 5.1 Communication Setting Methods ....................D-40 5.2 Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) ..........D-41 5.2.1 Operating procedure........................D-41 5.3 Communication Settings Using Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) ..........
  • Page 15 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 8. Troubleshooting D-86 8.1 Checking FX PLC Version Applicability ..................D-86 8.2 Checking Communication Status Based on LED Indication ............. D-86 8.3 Checking Installation and Wiring....................D-86 8.4 Checking Sequence Program ....................D-86 8.5 Checking Error Codes.......................
  • Page 16 1.4.2 For non-applicable versions (setting an alternative model) ............E-7 2. Specifications 2.1 Communication Specifications (Reference) .................E-8 2.2 Connectable Mitsubishi Electric General-purpose Inverters ............E-8 2.3 Link Specifications ........................E-9 2.3.1 When monitoring inverter operations (PLC  inverter)..............E-9 2.3.2 When controlling inverter operations (PLC  inverter) ..............E-9 2.3.3 Parameters (PLC ...
  • Page 17 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 5. Communication Setting in Inverter E-48 5.1 Communication Port and Applicable Parameters ..............E-48 5.2 S500 Series (When Connected to RS-485 Port)................E-50 5.2.1 Contents of parameter setting ....................E-50 5.2.2 Parameter setting method (reference)..................E-51 5.3 E500 Series (When Connected to PU Port)................E-53 5.3.1 Contents of parameter setting ....................E-53 5.3.2 Parameter setting method (reference)..................E-54...
  • Page 18 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 7.7 Second Parameter Specification Codes ..................E-85 7.7.1 S500 Series ..........................E-85 7.7.2 E500 Series ..........................E-85 7.7.3 A500 Series ..........................E-86 8. Practical Program Examples (FX , FX E-87 8.1 Practical Example 1 ........................E-87 8.1.1 System configuration example ....................E-87 8.1.2 Contents of operation .........................E-87 8.1.3 Program example ........................E-88...
  • Page 19 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 10. Practical Program Examples (FX , FX , FX , FX , FX E-119 10.1 Practical Example 1 .......................E-119 10.1.1 System configuration example ....................E-119 10.1.2 Contents of operation ......................E-119 10.1.3 Program example ........................E-120 10.2 Practical Example 2 .......................E-125 10.2.1 System configuration example ....................E-125...
  • Page 20 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents F.Non-Protocol Communication (RS/RS2 Instruction) 1. Outline 1.1 Outline of System.........................F-3 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ......................F-7 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC ...................F-8 1.3.1 Applicable versions........................F-8 1.3.2 Version check ..........................F-8 1.3.3 How to look at the manufacturer's serial number .................F-8 1.3.4 Products whose production was stopped ..................F-8 1.4 Programming Tool Applicability....................F-9...
  • Page 21 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 6. Creating Programs (RS Instruction) F-45 6.1 Checking Contents of Related Devices..................F-45 6.2 How to Use RS Instruction ......................F-46 6.2.1 Applicable frames ........................F-46 6.2.2 Function and operation.......................F-47 6.2.3 Send/receive data and amount of data..................F-48 6.2.4 Operation when data is sent.......................F-50 6.2.5 Operation when data is received ....................F-50 6.3 Operation of Control Line ......................F-52...
  • Page 22 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 11. Troubleshooting F-87 11.1 Checking FX PLC Version Applicability ...................F-87 11.2 Checking Communication Status Based on LED Indication ............F-87 11.3 Checking Installation ........................F-87 11.4 Checking Sequence Program ....................F-88 11.4.1 Checking communication port settings (in FX , FX , FX...
  • Page 23 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents G.Non-Protocol Communication (FX -232IF) 1. Outline 1.1 Features ............................G-3 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ..................... G-4 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC .................. G-5 1.3.1 Applicable versions........................G-5 1.3.2 Products whose production was stopped ..................
  • Page 24 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 5. Creating Programs G-14 5.1 Outline of Communication between FX PLC and 232IF ............G-14 5.1.1 For FROM and TO instructions ....................G-14 5.1.2 For direct specification of buffer memory (U\G) ..............G-14 5.2 FROM and TO Instructions .......................
  • Page 25 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents H.Programming Communication 1. Outline 1.1 Outline of System........................H-3 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ..................... H-4 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC .................. H-5 1.3.1 Applicable PLC ..........................H-5 1.3.2 Products whose production was stopped ..................
  • Page 26 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 6. Connection Setting for Personal Computer H-41 6.1 Connection Setting (GX Works2) ....................H-41 6.1.1 Setting RS-232C or USB, communication port, and transmission speed........H-42 6.1.2 Setting for using GOT transparent function ................H-44 6.1.3 Setting communication time check and number of retries............
  • Page 27 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents I.Remote Maintenance 1. Outline 1.1 Outline of System.......................... I-3 1.1.1 Maintenance for programs in PLC....................I-3 1.1.2 File transfer between personal computers (supported only by FXGP/WIN)........I-4 1.2 Procedures Before Operation ....................... I-5 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC ..................
  • Page 28 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition Table of Contents 7. Connecting Line I-46 7.1 Preparing for Connection of PLC ....................I-46 7.2 Line Connection Procedure......................I-47 7.2.1 For GX Works2..........................I-47 7.2.2 For FXGP/WIN ..........................I-51 8. Troubleshooting I-54 8.1 Checking FX PLC Applicability....................
  • Page 29: Introduction

    1.2.5 Protocols in a computer support computer link protocol formats 1 and 4. Application Data acquisition and centralized control. Function Communicates with and controls Mitsubishi Electric inverter FREQROL. Inverter 1.2.6 Operation monitoring, writing of control values, referencing and communication Application changing parameters, etc.
  • Page 30 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.1 Communication Types Reference I/O link subsection CC-Link/LT Function Constructs a CC-Link/LT system whose master station is an FX PLC. (built in 1.2.11 -32MT- Application Wire-conserving network inside control panel and unit. LT(-2)) Constructs an AnyWireASLINK system whose master station is an FX Function...
  • Page 31: Outline And Features Of Communication Types

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types Outline and Features of Communication Types This section outlines the communication types supported by FX PLCs. 1.2.1 CC-Link Network For details, refer to the FX -16CCL-M USER’S MANUAL.
  • Page 32 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 3) When the master station is an FX -16CCL-M Master station FXCPU -16CCL-M Terminal resistor Terminal resistor Sensor, solenoid valve, Remote Inverter, Remote I/O...
  • Page 33 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 3. Communication targets Equipment operating in accordance with the CC-Link standard 4. Function Master station allows connection of remote device station, remote I/O station (inverters, AC servos, sensors, solenoid valves, etc.) supporting the CC-Link network to achieve data link.
  • Page 34: Ethernet Communication

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.2 Ethernet communication For details, refer to FX -ENET-ADP User’s Manual. 1. Outline Network Range (Only within LAN) Router SNTP server -ENET-ADP Local station...
  • Page 35: N:n Network

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.3 N:N Network Refer to the "N:N Network" section. 1. Outline  FX CPU FX CPU FX CPU Station Station Station No.
  • Page 36: Parallel Link

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.4 Parallel Link Refer to the "Parallel Link" section. 1. Outline FX CPU FX CPU Master Slave station station Terminal resistor Terminal resistor...
  • Page 37: Computer Link

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.5 Computer Link Refer to the "Computer Link" section. 1. Outline 1) 1-to-N connection (RS-485) A computer link FXCPU FXCPU ACPU Terminal RS-232C...
  • Page 38: Inverter Communication

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.6 Inverter Communication Refer to the "Inverter Communication" section. 1. Outline FXCPU  Terminal Terminal resistor resistor Inverter Inverter Inverter ...
  • Page 39: Non-Protocol Communication

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.7 Non-protocol Communication Refer to the "Non-protocol Communication (RS/RS2 instruction)" section. Refer to the "Non-protocol Communication (FX -232IF)" section. 1. Outline FXCPU 500 m (1640' 5") maximum...
  • Page 40: Modbus Communication

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.8 MODBUS Communication For details, refer to FX User's Manual - MODBUS Serial Communication Edition. 1. Outline 1) In the case of the RS-485 FXCPU FXCPU FXCPU...
  • Page 41: Programming Communication

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.9 Programming Communication Refer to the "Programming Communication" section. 1. Outline 1) Standard built-in port in accordance with RS422 (programming tool or personal computer) Programming tool Cable RS-422...
  • Page 42 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 5) Communication equipment operating in accordance with USB (personal computer) Programming tool FXCPU Cable Personal computer 6) Ethernet adapter (personal computer) Programming tool FXCPU Cable...
  • Page 43 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 2. Applicable PLCs :Applicable (If applicable versions of main units are limited, they are described inside ( ).) —:Not applicable (FX), FX , FX Standard built-in port in...
  • Page 44: Remote Maintenance

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.10 Remote Maintenance Refer to the "Remote Maintenance" section. 1. Outline 1) Remote access (GX Works2, GX Developer or FXGP/WIN) Programming tool Line (such as general subscriber's...
  • Page 45: Cc-Link/Lt Network

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.11 CC-Link/LT Network For FX -32MT-LT(-2) built-in CC-Link/LT master, refer to FX Hardware Edition. For the FX -64CL-M, refer to FX -64CL-M USER’S MANUAL (Detailed Volume).
  • Page 46: Anywireaslink

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.12 AnyWireASLINK For details, refer to the FX -128ASL-M User's Manual. 1. Outline AnyWireASLINK Terminating FXCPU unit master Slave module Slave module Slave...
  • Page 47: As-I System

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.13 AS-i system For details, refer to the FX -32ASI-M User's Manual. 1. Outline AS-i flat cable AS-i FXCPU master Slave Repeater AS-i power...
  • Page 48: Internet Mail Sending

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.14 Internet Mail Sending For the detains, refer to the FX-232DOPA USERS MANUAL. (Only Japanese manual is available for this product.) 1.
  • Page 49: Short Mail Sending

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types 1.2.15 Short Mail Sending For details, refer to the FX PLC PROGRAMMING MANUAL. (Only the Japanese Manual is available.) 1. Outline Line (such as general subscriber's NTT DoCoMo...
  • Page 50 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Introduction Common Items 1.2 Outline and Features of Communication Types MEMO A-22...
  • Page 51: Communication Types And Communication Equipment

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.1 Relationship between Equipment and Communication Types Communication Types and Communication Equipment This chapter explains which communication types are supported by serial ports of communication equipment and connectors of networks.
  • Page 52: Communication Equipment Applicability Map

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Communication Equipment Applicability Map The table below shows the communication types applicable in each FX Series and includes the supporting communication equipment.
  • Page 53 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Ethernet General-purpose Mail Wire-reducing network Sequence program communication communication sending Non-protocol CC-Link/ AnyWire AS-i MELSEC- Remote Internet mail Ethernet Programming communication...
  • Page 54 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Data Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter MODBUS CC-Link Network link link communication communication MODBUS Product Manual name (Obtain manuals if necessary.) ...
  • Page 55 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Ethernet General-purpose Mail Wire-reducing network Sequence program communication communication sending Non-protocol CC-Link/ AnyWire AS-i MELSEC- Remote Internet mail Ethernet Programming communication...
  • Page 56 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map 2.2.2 -32MT-LT(-2) PLCs Data Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter MODBUS CC-Link Network link link communication communication MODBUS Product...
  • Page 57 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Ethernet General-purpose Mail Wire-reducing network Sequence program communication communication sending Non-protocol CC-Link/ AnyWire AS-i MELSEC- Remote Internet mail Ethernet Programming communication...
  • Page 58 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map 2.2.3 and FX PLCs Data Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter MODBUS CC-Link Network link link communication communication MODBUS...
  • Page 59 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Ethernet General-purpose Mail Wire-reducing network Sequence program communication communication sending Non-protocol CC-Link/ AnyWire AS-i MELSEC- Remote Internet mail Ethernet Programming communication...
  • Page 60 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map 2.2.4 Data Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter MODBUS CC-Link Network link link communication communication MODBUS Product Manual name (Obtain manuals if necessary.) ...
  • Page 61 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map Ethernet General-purpose Wire-reducing network Sequence program Mail sending communication communication Non-protocol MELSEC-I/O Remote Internet mail Ethernet CC-Link/LT AS-i system Programming communication LINK...
  • Page 62 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map 2.2.5 and FX PLCs Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter CC-Link Network link link communication Product Manual name (Obtain manuals if necessary.) ...
  • Page 63 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map General-purpose I/O link Sequence program Mail sending communication Non-protocol CC-Link/ AS-i MELSEC-I/O Remote Internet mail Short mail Programming communication system LINK...
  • Page 64 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map 2.2.6 , FX , and FX PLCs Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter CC-Link Network link link communication Product...
  • Page 65 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map General-purpose I/O link Sequence program Mail sending communication Non-protocol MELSEC-I/O Remote Internet mail CC-Link/LT AS-i system Programming communication LINK maintenance sending...
  • Page 66: Fx 0N Plcs

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map 2.2.7 PLCs Link Communication Communication equipment specifications Parallel Computer Inverter CC-Link Network link link communication Product Manual name (Obtain manuals if necessary.)  This manual manual -232ADP...
  • Page 67 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.2 Communication Equipment Applicability Map General-purpose I/O link Sequence program Mail sending communication Non-protocol MELSEC-I/O Remote Internet mail CC-Link/LT AS-i system Programming communication LINK maintenance sending...
  • Page 68: Combination Of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) The block diagram below shows combinations of optional communication equipment applicable in each FX Series. 2.3.1 How to look at combination pages FX Series name...
  • Page 69 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.2 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks refer to the next page. , and indicate the mounting position.
  • Page 70 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 3U Series , and indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type and communication expansion boards...
  • Page 71: 232Adp *1

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.3 For FX (D, DS, DSS) Series (D, DS, DSS) Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position.
  • Page 72 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) (D, DS, DSS) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type , refer to the previous page.
  • Page 73 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.4 For FX -32MT-LT(-2) -32MT-LT(-2) For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) Either FX 232ADP(-MB),...
  • Page 74 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) -32MT-LT(-2) indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type and communication expansion boards...
  • Page 75 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.5 For FX Series 1. FX Series (14-point, 24-point type) For special function units/blocks , refer to the this section 3. indicate the mounting position.
  • Page 76 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2. FX Series (40-point, 60-point type) For special function units/blocks , refer to the this section 3. and indicate the mounting position.
  • Page 77 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 3. FX Series (Special unit/special block diagram) indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual. For special adapters with communication type communication expansion board , refer to this section 1,2.
  • Page 78 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.6 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) Either FX 232ADP(-MB),...
  • Page 79 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type , refer to the previous page.
  • Page 80 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.7 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks are not connectable. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European...
  • Page 81 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.8 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European...
  • Page 82 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type , communication expansion board...
  • Page 83 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.9 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European terminal block...
  • Page 84 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type and function extension memory boards...
  • Page 85: 485Adp

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.10 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European...
  • Page 86 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type and communication expansion boards...
  • Page 87 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.11 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European terminal block...
  • Page 88: Fx 1Nc

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type , refer to the previous page.
  • Page 89 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.12 For FX Series Series special units/blocks are not connectable. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European terminal block...
  • Page 90 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.13 For FX Series Series For special function units/blocks , refer to the next page. indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 European terminal block...
  • Page 91 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) For special adapters with communication type , refer to the previous page.
  • Page 92 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Communication Types and Communication Equipment Common Items 2.3 Combination of Communication Equipment (Block Diagram) 2.3.14 For FX (FX) and FX Series (reference) (FX),FX Series indicate the mounting position. (For the mounting procedure, refer to the respective communication equipment manual.) RS-485 M3.5 terminal block Computer link...
  • Page 93: Outline Of Communication Setting In The Fx Series

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.1 Setting Method Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series This chapter describes which communication parameters can be changed for the following communication types, and provides methods on how to change them.
  • Page 94 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.1 Setting Method 4. Time at which the settings become valid 1) Specifying the settings using parameters in the programming tool: When the PLC power is turned ON, the contents of the parameters are automatically transferred to the PLC.
  • Page 95: Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (Gx Works2)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.2 Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) Communication settings may be changed by the parameter method with GX Works2, GX Developer, FXGP/WIN for Windows and FX-30P handy programming panel.
  • Page 96: Correspondence Between Parameter Setting And Each Communication Type

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.2 Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) 3.2.2 Correspondence between parameter setting and each communication type The table below shows the communication types and set items which can be set using parameters: Set item Contents Remarks...
  • Page 97: Communication Setting In Parameter Method (Fxgp/Win)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.3 Communication Setting in Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) Communication Setting in Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) Communication settings may be changed by the parameter method with GX Works2, GX Developer, FXGP/WIN for Windows and FX-30P handy programming panel.
  • Page 98 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.3 Communication Setting in Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) 2. When there are already parameter settings There is communication setting. Confirm the setting contents. When using programming communication, parallel link, N:N Network or remote maintenance, click the [Clear] button.
  • Page 99: Correspondence Between Parameter Setting And Each Communication Type

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.3 Communication Setting in Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) 3.3.2 Correspondence between parameter setting and each communication type The table below shows the communication types and items which can be set using parameters: Set item Contents Remarks...
  • Page 100: Extension Of Ports (For Fx 3G , Fx 3Gc , Fx 3U , Fx 3Uc )

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.4 Extension of Ports (For FX3G, FX3GC, FX3U, FX3UC) Extension of Ports (For FX , FX , FX , FX In FX , FX , FX...
  • Page 101 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.4 Extension of Ports (For FX3G, FX3GC, FX3U, FX3UC) • When using two communication expansion board Communication Communication expansion board expansion board (ch1) (ch2)
  • Page 102 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.4 Extension of Ports (For FX3G, FX3GC, FX3U, FX3UC) 3.4.2 Extension of Port (For FX , FX PLC) When a communication expansion board and communication special adapter are used, the board is handled as ch 1 and the adapter is handled as ch 2.
  • Page 103: Limitation When Ch1 And Ch2 Are Used At The Same Time

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 Outline of Communication Setting in the FX Series Common Items 3.4 Extension of Ports (For FX3G, FX3GC, FX3U, FX3UC) 3.4.3 Limitation when ch1 and ch2 are used at the same time When using ch1 and ch2 at the same time, available communication type combinations are limited.
  • Page 104: Version Number

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Version Number Common Items 4.1 Manufacturer's serial number check method Version Number Manufacturer's serial number check method The year and month of production of the PLC main unit can be checked on the nameplate, and "LOT" indicated on the front of the product.
  • Page 105: Checking The Front Of The Product

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Version Number Common Items 4.2 Version check 4.1.2 Checking the front of the product The year and month of production of the PLC main unit can be checked from the manufacturer's serial number "LOT"...
  • Page 106: Introduction Of Manuals (Type, Reading Method And Acquisition Method)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.1 Rank and Use Method of This Manual Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) This chapter specifies the manuals related to PLC main units for each communication type. Rank and Use Method of This Manual When communication equipment is connected, an FX PLC can offer various communication options.
  • Page 107: Introduction Of Related Manuals

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Introduction of Related Manuals This section shows major manuals required to use the communication types in this manual. Manuals for PLC main units and manuals for communication equipment are classified separately.
  • Page 108 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Included/separate Manual name Manual number Contents document Series  For detailed explanation, refer to the FX Series User's Manual - Hardware Edition.
  • Page 109 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Included/separate Manual name Manual number Contents document Manuals for programming Explains basic instructions and applied Programming Manual - Basic &...
  • Page 110: Communication Equipment (Option)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals 5.2.3 Communication equipment (option) The table below specifies the manuals for communication equipment operating in accordance with RS-232C, RS-422, RS-485 or USB and for the Ethernet adapter.
  • Page 111 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Included/separate Manual name Manual number Contents document Describes the contents of the RS-422 communication -422-BD JY992D84101 Included...
  • Page 112: Related Options For Communication

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Introduction of Manuals (Type, Reading Method and Acquisition Method) Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals 5.2.4 Related options for communication The table below specifies the manuals for products required to use communication equipment (options) above in the system configuration.
  • Page 113: Abbreviations, Generic Names And Terms Used In This Manual

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Abbreviations, Generic Names and Terms Used in This Manual Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Abbreviations, Generic Names and Terms Used in This Manual The table below shows abbreviations, generic names and terms used in this manual. 1.
  • Page 114 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Abbreviations, Generic Names and Terms Used in This Manual Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Abbreviation/ Name generic name Series Generic name of FX Series PLCs Generic name of FX Series PLC main units PLC or main unit Only Japanese manual is available for this product.
  • Page 115 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Abbreviations, Generic Names and Terms Used in This Manual Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Abbreviation/ Name generic name CF card special adapter Generic name of CF card special adapter CF-ADP -CF-ADP Communication special...
  • Page 116 6. Others Abbreviation/ Name generic name Inverters Generic name of Mitsubishi Electric F800, A800, F700, A700, E700, D700, V500, FREQROL inverter F500, A500, E500, and S500 Series inverters Communication Generic name of communication equipment operating in accordance with RS-232C, communication equipment operating in accordance with RS-422, communication...
  • Page 117 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Abbreviations, Generic Names and Terms Used in This Manual Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals Abbreviation/ Name generic name Personal computers Personal computers supporting Windows in which GX Works2, GX Developer or Personal computer FXGP/WIN is installed Refer to the manual for each software product for supported Windows versions.
  • Page 118 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Abbreviations, Generic Names and Terms Used in This Manual Common Items 5.2 Introduction of Related Manuals MEMO A-90...
  • Page 119 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 120 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition N:N Network...
  • Page 121: Outline

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Outline N:N Network 1.1 Outline of System Outline This chapter explains the N:N Network. Outline of System The N:N Network allows connection of up to eight FX PLCs via mutually linked devices through communication in accordance with RS-485.
  • Page 122: Procedures Before Operation

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Outline N:N Network 1.2 Procedures Before Operation Procedures Before Operation The flow chart below shows the N:N Network setting procedures up until data link: N:N Network Refer to Chapter 1. Outline of system Outline •...
  • Page 123: Communication Type Applicability In Plc

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Outline N:N Network 1.3 Communication Type Applicability in PLC Communication Type Applicability in PLC 1.3.1 Applicable versions The communication type is applicable in the following versions. :Applicable (If applicable versions of main units are limited, they are described inside ( ).) —:Not applicable Applicability (applicable version) Remarks...
  • Page 124: Programming Tool Applicability

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Outline N:N Network 1.4 Programming Tool Applicability Programming Tool Applicability 1.4.1 For applicable versions The programming tool is applicable for each FX Series from the following version: 1. English versions Product name Model name Applicable version...
  • Page 125 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Outline N:N Network 1.4 Programming Tool Applicability Product name Model name Applicable version Remarks GOT-F900 Series display units F940WGOT-TWD-E F940WGOT-TWD-E (Ver. 1.00 or later) F940GOT-*WD-E F940GOT-LWD-E, F940GOT-SWD-E (Ver. 1.00 or later) F940GOT-*BD-H-E F940GOT-LBD-H-E, F940GOT-SBD-H-E (Ver.
  • Page 126: For Non-Applicable Versions (Setting An Alternative Model)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 1 Outline N:N Network 1.4 Programming Tool Applicability Product name Model name Applicable version Remarks , FX and FX PLCs GX Works2 SWDNC-GXW2-J Ver. 1.07H or later GX Developer SWD5C(F)-GPPW-J SW5 A or later FX-PCS/WIN SW0PC-FXGP/WIN Ver.
  • Page 127: Specifications

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Specifications N:N Network 2.1 Communication Specifications (Reference) Specifications This chapter explains the communication specifications and performance. Communication Specifications (Reference) Communication is executed according to the (fixed) specifications shown in the table below. Specification items such as baud rate cannot be changed.
  • Page 128: Link Specifications

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Specifications N:N Network 2.2 Link Specifications Link Specifications 2.2.1 Link patterns and number of link points in each FX Series The number of occupied link points varies depending on the number of slave stations used. For example, when three slave stations are connected in "Pattern 1", M1000 to M1223 and D0 to D33 are occupied, and unoccupied devices can be used as general devices for control.
  • Page 129: Link Time

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 2 Specifications N:N Network 2.2 Link Specifications 2.2.2 Link time The link time indicates the cycle time in which link devices are updated. The link time varies depending on the number of linked units (master station and slave stations) and the number of linked devices as shown in the table below.
  • Page 130: System Configuration And Equipment Selection

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 System Configuration and Equipment Selection N:N Network 3.1 System Configuration System Configuration and Equipment Selection This chapter explains the configuration of the communication equipment operating in accordance with RS- 485 and the system selection required by FX PLCs. System Configuration This section outlines the system configuration required to use the N:N Network.
  • Page 131: Applicable Fx Plc And Communication Equipment

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 System Configuration and Equipment Selection N:N Network 3.2 Applicable FX PLC and Communication Equipment Applicable FX PLC and Communication Equipment Select a (optional) communication equipment combination, and put a check mark in the "Check" column. During selection, pay attention to the following: - In the table below, only the external dimensions are different between the units shown in "FX -485ADP/...
  • Page 132 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 System Configuration and Equipment Selection N:N Network 3.2 Applicable FX PLC and Communication Equipment Total extension FX Series Communication equipment (option) Check distance 50 m (164' 0") -485-BD -485-BD-RJ (European terminal block) (RJ45 connector) 500 m (1640' 5")
  • Page 133 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 System Configuration and Equipment Selection N:N Network 3.2 Applicable FX PLC and Communication Equipment Total extension FX Series Communication equipment (option) Check distance When using channel 2 (ch 2) 50 m (164' 0") -485-BD -485-BD-RJ...
  • Page 134 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 System Configuration and Equipment Selection N:N Network 3.2 Applicable FX PLC and Communication Equipment Total extension FX Series Communication equipment (option) Check distance When using channel 2 (ch 2) 500 m (1640' 5") --BD -485ADP(-MB)
  • Page 135 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 3 System Configuration and Equipment Selection N:N Network 3.2 Applicable FX PLC and Communication Equipment Total extension FX Series Communication equipment (option) Check distance When using channel 1 (ch 1) 500 m (1640' 5") -485ADP(-MB) (European terminal block)
  • Page 136: Wiring

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.1 Wiring Procedure Wiring This chapter explains the wiring. WIRING PRECAUTIONS • Make sure to cut off all phases of the power supply externally before attempting installation or wiring work. Failure to do so may cause electric shock or damage to the product.
  • Page 137: Selecting Cables And Terminal Resistors

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.2 Selecting Cables and Terminal Resistors Selecting Cables and Terminal Resistors Select cables using the procedure described below. 4.2.1 Twisted pair cable Use shielded twisted pair cables for connecting communication equipment operating in accordance with RS- 485.
  • Page 138: Connecting Cables

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.2 Selecting Cables and Terminal Resistors 4.2.3 Connecting cables 1. European type terminal block The FX -485-BD-RJ terminal block is used for grounding. The other options use shielded twisted pair cables for connecting communication equipment operating in accordance with RS-485.
  • Page 139 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.2 Selecting Cables and Terminal Resistors • Tool Select a When tightening a terminal on the European terminal block, use a small screwdriver with a commercial straight shape screwdriver whose tip is shown in the figure to straight tip.
  • Page 140: Connecting Terminal Resistors

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.2 Selecting Cables and Terminal Resistors 4.2.4 Connecting terminal resistors Make sure to provide a terminal resistor at the end of each line. Brown Precision In the case of one-pair wiring, connect a terminal resistor to the RDA-RDB signal terminal of the communication equipment.
  • Page 141: Connection Diagram

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.3 Connection Diagram Connection Diagram Use one-pair wiring for an N:N Network. -485-BD -485-BD -485-BD -485-BD -485-BD -485-BD -485-BD -485-BD -485ADP(-MB) -485ADP -485ADP(-MB) -485ADP (TXD+) (TXD+) (TXD+) (TXD+) Terminal Terminal...
  • Page 142 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.3 Connection Diagram • FX -485-BD-RJ -485-BD-RJ Distributor (BMJ-8) Distributor (BMJ-8) -485-BD-RJ Terminal Terminal resistor resistor Connector metal frame Connector metal frame 5 4 3 6 1 2 7 8 5 4 3 6 1 2 7 8 Class-D Class-D...
  • Page 143: Grounding

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 4 Wiring N:N Network 4.4 Grounding Grounding Grounding should be performed as stated below. • The grounding resistance should be 100 or less. • Independent grounding should be performed for best results. When independent grounding can not be performed, perform "shared grounding"...
  • Page 144: Communication Setting (Initialization) In Fx Programmable Controller

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Communication Setting (Initialization) in FX Programmable Controller N:N Network 5.1 Check Procedure Communication Setting (Initialization) in FX Programmable Controller The communication setting is not required in FX PLCs for the N:N network. Using the following procedure, verify that the communication setting is not specified for another communication type and verify that the setting is correct.
  • Page 145: Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (Gx Works2)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Communication Setting (Initialization) in FX Programmable Controller N:N Network 5.2 Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) Communication Setting Using Parameter Method (GX Works2) Communication setting may be changed using the parameter method with GX Works2, GX Developer, FXGP/WIN for Windows and FX-30P handy programming panel.
  • Page 146: Communication Settings Using Parameter Method (Fxgp/Win)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 5 Communication Setting (Initialization) in FX Programmable Controller N:N Network 5.3 Communication Settings Using Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) Communication Settings Using Parameter Method (FXGP/WIN) Communication setting may be changed using the parameter method with GX Works2, GX Developer, FXGP/WIN for Windows and FX-30P handy programming panel.
  • Page 147: Test Run (Communication Test)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Test Run (Communication Test) N:N Network 6.1 Test Procedure Test Run (Communication Test) This chapter explains the communication test procedures for the N:N Network. It is recommended to first wire the master station and slave stations, initialize communication settings in the FX PLCs, and then execute the communication test using the following procedure to confirm proper operation.
  • Page 148 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Test Run (Communication Test) N:N Network 6.1 Test Procedure Confirming the link of slave stations Set the PLC inputs (X000 to X003) to ON or OFF in each slave station, and confirm that the outputs (Y004 to Y007, Y010 to Y013, Y014 to Y017...
  • Page 149: Creating Programs For The Communication Testing

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Test Run (Communication Test) N:N Network 6.2 Creating Programs for the Communication Testing Creating Programs for the Communication Testing Create the programs shown below for the master station and each slave station. (In the communication test, set the refresh range to pattern 0.) 6.2.1 Creating a program for the master station...
  • Page 150: Creating A Program For Each Slave Station

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 6 Test Run (Communication Test) N:N Network 6.2 Creating Programs for the Communication Testing 6.2.2 Creating a program for each slave station Create the program shown below for the communication test. (This program is not required during actual operation.) Determine the station number of each slave station, and then transfer a program corresponding to the station number to each slave station.
  • Page 151: Creating Programs

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.1 Checking Contents of Related Devices Creating Programs This chapter explains how to set the N:N Network and how to create programs. In N:N Network, pattern 0, 1 or 2 can be set according to the refresh range value. The number of used devices varies depending on the pattern.
  • Page 152 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.1 Checking Contents of Related Devices 2. Devices for determining errors in the N:N Network These devices are used for determining errors in the N:N Network. Use them to output link errors to the outside and interlock sequence programs.
  • Page 153: Creating Programs For Master Station (Station No. 0)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.2 Creating Programs for Master Station (Station No. 0) Creating Programs for Master Station (Station No. 0) Create programs for the master station. Arbitrarily create programs for reading and writing link devices. Program for setting the N:N Network Make sure to start the program for setting the N:N Network Parameter setting...
  • Page 154 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.2 Creating Programs for Master Station (Station No. 0) Program for indicating link errors Station No. 1 Data transfer sequence error This program is required to indicate the N:N Network status. M8184 Y000 When a link error occurs in the station No.
  • Page 155 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.2 Creating Programs for Master Station (Station No. 0) Station No. 2 Data transfer sequence error M8185 M1128 The information from M1128 (link device) is read to M1. M1129 Y012 The information from M1129 (link device) is read to Y012.
  • Page 156: Creating Programs For Slave Station (Station No. "N")

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.3 Creating Programs for Slave Station (Station No. "n") Creating Programs for Slave Station (Station No. "n") Create programs for the slave stations. Arbitrarily create programs for reading and writing link devices. Program for setting the N:N Network Make sure to start the program for setting the N:N Network Parameter setting...
  • Page 157 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.3 Creating Programs for Slave Station (Station No. "n") Program for reading link devices (slave station  master or slave station) This program is required to read information from the master station or another slave station to a slave station.
  • Page 158: Cautions On Program Creation

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 7 Creating Programs N:N Network 7.4 Cautions on Program Creation Cautions on Program Creation 1. Effect on the operation cycle When the N:N Network is used, the operation cycle in each PLC becomes longer by about 10% regardless of the number of linked stations and adopted communication patterns.
  • Page 159: Practical Program Examples

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 8 Practical Program Examples N:N Network 8.1 Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) Practical Program Examples This chapter shows practical programs. Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) This program example adopts pattern 2 which uses the maximum number of link devices. When an FX or FX PLC is included, however, only pattern 0 is applicable.
  • Page 160: Setting Contents

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 8 Practical Program Examples N:N Network 8.1 Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) 8.1.3 Setting contents The program examples shown later adopt the following communication parameters: System device Master station Station No. 1 Station No.
  • Page 161 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 8 Practical Program Examples N:N Network 8.1 Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) 3. Operation program RUN monitor M8000 Operation [1] K1X000 K1M1000 Data transfer sequence error in slave station No. 1 M8184 Operation [2] K1M1064...
  • Page 162: Setting Program For Slave Station (No. 1)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 8 Practical Program Examples N:N Network 8.1 Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) 8.1.5 Setting program for slave station (No. 1) For the slave station setting program, refer to the program shown below. The program shown below consists of three blocks, "parameter setting program", "error indication program"...
  • Page 163 FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 8 Practical Program Examples N:N Network 8.1 Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) 3. Operation program Counter reset X001 Master station Data transfer sequence error M8183 Operation [1] K1M1000 K1Y010 Operation [2] K1X000 K1M1064 Data transfer...
  • Page 164: Setting Program For Slave Station (No. 2)

    FX Series PLC User's Manual - Data Communication Edition 8 Practical Program Examples N:N Network 8.1 Practical Example 1 (Pattern 2) 8.1.6 Setting program for slave station (No. 2) For the slave station setting program, refer to the program shown below. The